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Rajang - How To Unlock & Beat
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Rajang - How To Unlock & Beat

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Check out this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on Rajang. Include info on how to unlock (required region level), how to beat, weakness, recommended skill & build, latest news.

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How To Unlock Rajang

Finish 2 Special Assignment

1Accept Special Assignment from Admiral
2Slay Kirin
Learn How To Beat Kirin
3Accept Special Assignment To Beat Rajang
4Rajang starts to spawn in the Guiding Lands
Volcanic Region: Level 3
Other regions: Level 4

Tempered Rajang Appears In Volcanic Region Only

We've confirmed that Tempered Rajang will appear once you've raised the region level of Volcanic region to 7.

Weakness Charts

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart


Status Effect Resistance Chart


Item Weakness & Resistance Chart

Item Effectiveness
Flash Pod
Shock Trap
(✕ When Enraged)
Pitfall Trap
(✕ When Not Enraged)
Vine Trap -
Dung Pod
Screamer Pod
Tinged Meat -

Recommended Skills & Loadout

Recommended Skills

Tremor ResistancePrevents being stunned by tremor
Health BoostTo survive the severe attacks of Rajang, prepare plenty of health
EarplugPrevents being stunned by its roar

Recommended Gears

Gear & MantleDescription
Temporal MantleBest gear to bring. Safely grapples the monster with a clutch claw.
Rocksteady MantlePrevents flinching. Easy to use with the clutch claw. Your defense increases as well.
Evasion MantleIncreases the invulnerability window. Makes it easier to dodge attacks.

Recommended Build

Hidden Blade ⅡHealth Regen I ×2
Your Preferred Jewel
Rimeguard Helm β+Critical/Vitality Jewel 4
Elementless Jewel 2
Rimeguard Mail β+Charger/Vitality Jewel 4
Your Preferred Jewel
Rimeguard Vambraces β+Charger/Vitality Jewel 4
Damascus Coil β+Critical Jewel 2
Critical Jewel 2
Your Preferred Jewel
Rimeguard Greaves β+Draw Jewel 2
Your Preferred Slot
Tremor Charm III-
Focus Lv3Health Boost Lv3
Tremor Resistance Lv3Critical Boost Lv3
Punishing Draw Lv3Critical Draw Lv3
Divine Blessing Lv2Flinch Free Lv1
Non-elemental Boost Lv1Critical Element
(Set Bonus)
(Set Bonus)

Tremor Resistance For Stable Hunting

Tremor Resistance is very suitable for hit & run strategy.

Use 4 Empty Slots Freely

This build has 4 slots which you can freely use. You can load Attack Jewel for an offensive build or protect yourself with Divine Blessing.

Tips On How To Beat Rajang

All Attack Moves Of Rajang

Double LariatsSwings both arms and moves forward. Watch out for the tremor at the end of its attack.
Spinning AttackBends the upper body and spins. Avoid by dodging to the side.
ChargeCharges forward. Don't face in front of him since it's hard to dodge after seeing this attack coming.
Kelbi StepJumps to the side like Kelbi. The range is long enough to capture gunners.
Jumping AttackJumps vertically and falls forward. Easy to dodge since preliminary action is long.
Bear HugJumps toward the hunter and bear hugs. Use Scatternut to break away.
BreathShoots light beam. Good timing to attack from its side.
Back stepStep backward. It steps back very frequently so don't stand behind it.
SlammingSlams the hunter when its skin is hardened. Avoid by moving behind it.

Can't Use Clutch Claw To Its Head

When you aim Rajang's head and use Clutch Claw, you hold on to its arm. You still can slam Rajang into wall by grubbing on to its arm so don't worry.

Use Ice Attack & Aim At Its Tail

Rajang's elemental weakness was Ice Attack and its weak point was its tail in the previous generation of Monster Hunter. There is a high possibility that these characteristics are the same.

Aim Its Body When Rajang Is Rampage Mode

Rampage Mode

Rajang becomes golden and becomes stronger when entering rampage mode. Arms are too hard to attack when it's in rampage mode so attack its body instead.

Some Traps Won't Work Against Rajang

Rajang's resistance to trap differs depending on its condition. Refer to the table below.

Pitfall TrapShock Trap
Normal Mode

Rajang's Equipment - Weapon & Armor

Rajang Equipment

Rajang's armor is loaded with offensive skills such as Weakness Exploit and Resentment. The armors have many jewel slots which allows users to play in different style.

Learn More About Rajang's Equipments Here

Returning Monster in Iceborne - Rajang

Rajang Is Making Its Way To Iceborne!

Rajang Is Making Its Way To Iceborne

The Rajang is a second generation monster that is making its return to Monster Hunter! News was released on Monster Hunter's Official Site along with a trailer to showcase what this monster is all about.

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