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Ruiner Nergigante - Guide & Tips

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

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Ruiner Nergigante - Tips & Tricks

Ruiner Nergigante Overview

 Ruiner Nergigante Overview

The Ruiner Nergigante is a subspecie of Monster Hunter World's Flagship Monster - Nergigante. It now combines it physical attacks with spike damage to unleash devastating moves one after the other.

Has Spikes That Regrow

Like its normal version, the Ruiner Nergigante also has black and white spikes that regrow all over its body. However, this time it also has metal spikes that do not regrow when broken.

Preparing For Ruiner Nergigante

Bring High Defense Equipment

The Ruiner Nergigante has a high attack power that can be very physically damaging. It's best to bring Health or Defense Boost skills that can help negate the damage the monster can inflict on you.

Wield Dragon & Blast Weapons

Dragon & Blast element weapons can deal more damage than other elemental weapons against this monster. Bring these types when hunting the Ruiner Nergigante.

Break Metal Spikes To Lessen Damage

The Ruiner Nergigante has small metal spikes around its body, just like its black and white ones. However, these do not regrow and when broken, can lessen the damage the monster can dish out on you.

Ruiner Nergigante - Weakness & Effective Damage Type

No Details Confirmed Yet

Details of the Ruiner Nergigante's weak spots & elemental weaknesses will be updated once confirmed.

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

Part Sever Blunt Ammo

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart


Status Effect Resistance Chart


Ruiner Nergigante - Recommended Loadout

Recommended Elemental Weapons

Dragon & Blast weapons are most effective against the Ruiner Nergigante
Thunder is also a viable element against the Ruiner Nergigante

Recommended Skills

SkillRecommendation Criteria
Bleeding ResistProtects against the Bleed status effect
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
Evasion MantleEvasion MantleIncreases the invulnerability window while evading and grants a temporary attack boost for evading a monster attack at the very last moment
Rocksteady MantleRocksteady MantleEliminates damage reactions, prevents wind effects, protects your hearing, and grants tremor resistance. You also receive less damage from attacks

Ruiner Nergigante - Moves & Counters

Sudden Rush Attack Suddenly rushes towards you to attack. No tells and can be hard to predict.
Arm Clap Pulls arms back & up and hits the ground. Thorns will fly. Dodge away from the arm to keep from getting hit.
Tackle Jumps towards you to tackle. Roll to the side to avoid taking damage.
Spike Barrage Unleashes a barrage of spikes when unfurling its wings

Avoid Attacking Its Front

Avoid Attacking Its Front

A lot of the Ruiner Nergigante's moves are front-facing attacks which also tosses its spikes in a small area-of-effect. You can keep relatively safe while attacking when you're behind the monster.

Superman Jump the Spike Throw Attack

Superman Jump the Spike Throw Attack

Ruiner Nergigante has a new move wherein it unleashes a barrage of spikes around it. The best way to avoid this is to run from Ruiner Nergigante and press the Dodge key to Superman Jump. This will save you from the damage.

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