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Barioth - Guide & Tips

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

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Barioth - Tips & Tricks

Barioth Overview

Barioth - Tips & Tricks

With fangs as long as swords, Barioth is a ruthless predator that has thrived in the cold grounds of Hoarfrost Reach. It's extremely agile with a dangerous Ice Breath attack.

Found In Hoarfrost Reach

The Barioth can only be found within Hoarfrost Reach. Players can only access this area with the Iceborne DLC!

Preparing For Barioth

Bring a Fire Element Weapon

As an ice-elemental monster, Barioth's biggest weakness is fire. Bring along a fire element weapon to do the most damage with every hit.

Gear Up for Ice Resistance

Although not all of Barioth's attacks have Ice Damage, his Ice Breath lingers and can easily hit players as they try to dodge other attacks. Having Ice Resistance will at least lessen its damage.

Barioth - Weakness & Effective Damage Type

Barioth - Weakness & Effective Damage Type
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The Barioth has 3 weak spots: It's head, forelimbs, and tail. All these areas can also be broken.

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

Part Severe Blunt Ammo
Head★★★★★★★★★
Forelimbs★・・★★・★・・
Tail★★・★・・★★・

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart

FireWaterIce
★★★××
ThunderDragon-
★★・★・・-

Status Effect Resistance Chart

PoisonSleepParalysisBlast
★★・★★・★★・★★・
StunExhaustMount-
★★・TBCTBC-

Barioth - Recommended Loadout

Recommended Elemental Weapons

ElementsDescription
Fire★★★
Fire weapons will do the most damage against Barioth
Thunder★★・
If you don't have a Fire Weapon, a Thunder Weapon can be a nice replacement.

Recommended Skills

SkillRecommendation Criteria
Ice ResistReduces ice damage when hit by Barioth's attacks
EarplugsUse the monster's roar as an opportunity to attack

Best Specialized Tools

ToolRecommendation Criteria
Temporal MantleTemporal MantleRecommended to bring this mantle as it can allow you avoid potentially deadly attacks
Rocksteady MantleRocksteady MantleEliminates damage reactions, prevents wind effects, protects your hearing, and grants tremor resistance. You also receive less damage from attacks
Evasion MantleEvasion MantleIncreases the invulnerability window while evading and grants a temporary attack boost for evading a monster attack at the very last moment

Barioth - Moves & Counters

MovesDescription
Ice Breath (Tornado)Barioth unleashes an ice breath that forms a tornado that lasts for a few seconds
Ice Breath (Straight)Releases an ice breath in a straight trajectory
Tail SwipeLunges and spins in a wide tail swipe

Aim to Break the Forearms

Aim to Break the Forearms

Breaking the Forearms will cause the Barioth to fall down immediately. This is a huge opening for attacks! Target the forearms aggressively.

Flash while in the Air

Flash while in the Air

While in the air, you can flash the Barioth to make it fall down to the ground and incapacitate it. This will also cancel any of its attacks while airborne.

Keep Moving Away in Closed Spaces

Keep Moving Away in Closed Spaces

The Barioth will grab on to walls and jump behind to attack. It's important for hunters to keep track of its position at all times and move away immediately when it changes positions.

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