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Check out this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to beat Ebony Odogaron! This includes its moves, weaknesses, material drops, recommended loadout, armor, hunting tips, & more!!!

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Ebony Odogaron - Tips & Tricks

Ebony Odogaron Overview

Ebony Odogaron Overview

A sub-species of the Odogaron, the Ebony Odogaron amps up its lethality by having affinity to the Dragon Element on top of its agile and powerful attacks.

Appears In All Habitats

Found in Coral Highlands

Your first encounter with the Ebony Odogaron will be in the Coral Highlands. However, the monster will appear in all locales after your first encounter.

Preparing For Ebony Odogaron

Always Bring Astera Jerky

The Ebony Odogaron can easily down players who are not prepared to encounter it. Remember to bring Astera Jerky to immediately get rid of the bleeding status effect.

Have the Dragonproof Mantle

The Ebony Odogaron combines physical attacks and dragon breath moves. A Dragonproof Mantle can easily save you during the fight especially when it's enraged and more likely to use Dragon-based attacks.

Use Nulberries To Get Rid Of Dragonblight

If inflicted with Dragonblight, chow down on a Nulberry. This will remove the status effect and make sure you don't receive damage from any of the monster's Dragon attacks.

Ebony Odogaron - Weakness & Effective Damage Type

Ebony Odogaron - Weakness & Effective Damage Type

The Ebony Odogaron's weak spots can be found on its head, its front legs, and tail. You can break its head, both front & back legs, and cut off its tail.

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot


Elemental Affinity Reference Chart


Status Effect Resistance Chart


Ebony Odogaron - Recommended Loadout

Recommended Elemental Weapons

Deal greater damage by bringing Water, Poison, or Paralysis based weapons
Fire, Thunder, and Ice weapons can work well against Ebony Odogaron

Recommended Skills

SkillRecommendation Criteria
Bleeding ResistanceProvides additional protection from bleeding.
Dragon ResistanceReduces the damage of Dragon-based attacks.
EarplugsNegates the stunning effects of Ebony Odogaron's roars.

Best Specialized Tools

ToolTool Effect
Temporal MantleTemporal MantleRecommended to bring as it allows you to avoid potentially deadly attacks
Dragonproof MantleDragonproof MantleReduces dragon damage, nullifies dragonblight, and powers up your weapon's dragon properties.
Evasion mantleEvasion MantleExtends the invulnerability window during evasion
Rocksteady Mantle Rocksteady Mantle Reduces damage from attacks and negates scream, wind, & tremor effects to an extent

Ebony Odogaron - Moves & Counters

Biting Rush AttackEbony Odogaron will rush forward, dealing several bites to its target. If powered up, will also deal Dragonblight & Dragon damage
Dragon Ball BlastSpits out Dragon-element blasts towards a Hunter. Dodge to avoid its trajectory
Dragon BlastEbony Odogaron spins while releasing Dragon-based blasts. Can do this twice in quick succession so best keep your distance.

Has Similar, Faster Moves Than Odogaron

The Ebony Odogaron has most of the moves the Odogaron has, however, it will be faster and stronger. It also goes into a frenzy, making most of its attacks Dragon-based.

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Hit The Head With Elemental Damage

Hit The Head With Elemental Damage

Hitting Ebony Odogaron's head with elemental attacks will abruptly stop its frenzy state. As hitting its head puts you in direct danger to its Dragon blasts, bring Nulberries to cure the effects of Dragonblight.

Take Advantage of Turf Wars

Ebony Odogaron is a very aggressive monster. It has a turf war against almost all other monsters. Try to lure it to areas where there are other monsters to start the Turf War.

Use Fast Weapons

As Ebony Odogaron is faster and more aggressive than a normal Odogaron. Carrying weapons such as the Gun Lance and Lance into the fray severely puts you at a disadvantage. Bring weapons like Dual Blades to be able to immediately react to Ebony Odogaron's moves.

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