Check out this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to beat Seething Bazelgeuse! This includes its moves, weaknesses, material drops, recommended loadout, armor, hunting tips, and more!
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Seething Bazelgeuse - Tips & Tricks
Seething Bazelgeuse Overview
A new monster in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, the Seething Bazelgeuse is a subspecies of the bomber monster Bazelgeuse. It is constantly glowing and drops different colored bomb scales compared to the normal variant.
Drops Blue Scales That Have Bigger Explosions
The Seething Bazelgeuse has an orange-purple glow where it drops its bomb shards. This subspecies actually drops a blue colored scale that stays on the field for a few seconds before dealing a big explosion.
Preparing For Seething Bazelgeuse
Has A Weakness To Ice
The Seething Bazelgeuse has a weakness to the ice element. It is recommended to bring Ice weapons in conjunction with the Ice Attack skill to deal massive amounts of damage to the monster!
Bring Dung Pods To Focus On The Monster
During your fight with the Seething Bazelgeuse, several other monsters may show up. It would be best to bring some Dung Pods to force other monsters to flee so that you can focus solely on fighting the Seething Bazelgeuse.
Keep Distance From Blue Bomb Scales
When the Seething Bazelgeuse tosses blue bomb scales, keep your distance from them. They stay in the field for several seconds and detonate with big explosions that can deal heavy damage.
Seething Bazelgeuse - Weakness & Effective Damage Type
The Seething Bazelgeuse has 3 different weak spots: head, chest, and tail. These are all breakable along with the monster's wings.
Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot
Elemental Affinity Reference Chart
Status Effect Resistance Chart
Seething Bazelgeuse - Recommended Loadout
Recommended Elemental Weapons
Ice is the most effective elements against this monster
Thunder is also a viable element against the Seething Bazelgeuse
|Ice Attack||Increases ice damage dealt to monsters. Only viable if you have an ice weapon equipped|
|Health Boost||Increases your maximum health to survive for longer against monster's strong attacks|
|Earplugs||Use the monster's roar as an opportunity to attack|
Best Specialized Tools
|Temporal Mantle||Recommended to bring this mantle as it can allow you avoid potentially deadly attacks|
|Rocksteady Mantle||Eliminates damage reactions, prevents wind effects, protects your hearing, and grants tremor resistance. You also receive less damage from attacks|
|Evasion Mantle||Increases the invulnerability window while evading and grants a temporary attack boost for evading a monster attack at the very last moment|
Seething Bazelgeuse - Moves & Counters
|Low Glide Attack||Monster will glide close to the ground, hitting anything in its path with its body|
|Gliding Bomb Attack||When airborne, will glide over an area, dropping its scales which then explode after a certain period of time|
|Explosive Scale Attack||Will drop its scales onto the ground which will then explode after a brief period|
|Stomp Attack||Will stomp its foot on the ground. This attack can possibly apply defense down status effect|
|Divebomb Attack||After spreading purple scales, it will leap upwards then divebomb to the center of the scaled area, causing a massive explosion|
|Front Charge Attack||Seething Bazelgeuse will rush forward and make a u-turn towards a player to knock them down again|
|Explosive Nova||Seething Bazelgeuse will fly up and spread blue scales everywhere before diving down to create a large explosion|
Avoid Exploding Scales As Much As Possible
The Seething Bazelgeuse will litter its scales around the field. If you are caught in the explosion, you will catch fire. Be careful around these obstacles, especially the purple colored scales as these do much more damage!
Use Clutch Claw Sparingly
Since the Seething Bazelgeuse litters the ground with its scales, it may be difficult to use the Clutch Claw as you may land in an area with several explosive scales. Only use the Clutch Claw when you are sure that the area is clear!
Temporal Mantle will Let You Stay on when Attached
If you clutch on Seething Bazelguese while wearing the Temporal Mantle, you won't be pushed off or damaged from it. This will allow you to Fling Shot it to the wall with no problem.
Stay Clear of Seething Bazelgeuse During Explosive Nova
When the Seething Bazelgeuse initiates its exploding Nova, make sure to stay away from the center of the blue scales. That is usually where the Seething Bazelgeuse drops for its nova.