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Silver Rathalos - Tips & Weakness

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Check this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to beat Silver Rathalos! Its attacks & moves, weakness, materials, best loadout, weapons, armor, hunting tips, & more!

Silver Rathalos - Monster Info

Silver Rathalos - Weapon / Armor Info

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Tempered Silver Rathalos Confirmed

Raise Coral Region Level To 7

Tempered Silver Rathalos

It's been confirmed that the Tempered Silver Rathalos will only appear in Coral Region of the Guiding Lands. You need to raise the Coral region level to 7.

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Silver Rathalos - Tips & Tricks

Silver Rathalos Overview

Silver Rathalos Overview

The Silver Rathalos is a silver-scaled subspecies of the Rathalos. It is far more lethal than its other variants due to its stronger attacks & its preference to stay airborne when in fights.

Can Only Be Found In the Guiding Lands

Can Only Be Found In the Guiding Lands

The Silver Rathalos can only be found in the Guiding Lands. This means that you will need to complete Iceborne's main story first & reach MR 70 before you will be able to face this monster.

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Preparing For Silver Rathalos

Bring Poison Resistant Gear & Items

The Silver Rathalos will be able to poison you using its talons. Despite the monster rarely poisoning you, it is still recommended to bring some Poison Resistant gear and Nulberries, just in case!

Equip Fire Resistant Skills

The Silver Rathalos will rely heavily on its fire breath attacks to deal damage to you. It's best to equip armor & skills that will allow you to resist fire damage.

Has A Weakness To Water

The Silver Rathalos has a weakness to water. Make sure to bring along a water type weapon in order to maximize the damage output against this monster!

Flinch Shot to Bring Down to Ground

Silver Rathalos stays in the air frequently and does high damaging moves while in flight. You can bring it down easily with a Flinch Shot to the head, giving you a huge opening for attacks.

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Use Flash Pods when Enraged

Since monsters cannot be flinched shot when enraged, use your flash pods for these situations. Just remember that monsters build resistance to being flashed.

Silver Rathalos - Weakness & Effective Damage Type

Silver Rathalos - Weakness & Effective Damage Type
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The Silver Rathalos is weak in 3 areas: its wings, legs, and tail. The monster's wings & legs are breakable while the tail can be cut off.

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

Part Sever Blunt Ammo
Wings★★★★★★★★・
Legs★★・★★・★★・
Tail★★★★★★★★・

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart

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

Status Effect Resistance Chart

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

Silver Rathalos - Recommended Loadout

Recommended Elemental Weapons

ElementsDescription
Water★★★
Water is the most effective element against the Silver Rathalos
Thunder★★・
Thunder is also a viable element against the Silver Rathalos
Fire
Dragon
×
Leave Fire, Dragon weapons at camp as they are the least effective.

Recommended Skills

SkillRecommendation Criteria
Water AttackAllows you to deal substantial damage to the monster. Only viable when you have a water weapon equipped
Fire ResistResist fire damage to make the fight with the monster easier
EarplugsUse the monster's roar as an opportunity to attack or evade

Best Specialized Tools

ToolRecommendation Criteria
Fireproof MantleFireproof MantleReduces fire damage (like breath attacks), nullifies fireblight and blastblight, and prevents damage from hot environments.
Temporal MantleTemporal MantleNullifies damage from powerful attacks by automatically evading. Should be a priority.
Rocksteady MantleRocksteady MantleEliminates damage reactions & some damage. Not as vital as Fireproof, Temporal Mantle
Evasion MantleEvasion MantleIncreases the invulnerability window while evading and grants a temporary attack boost for evading a monster attack at the very last moment
Affinity BoosterAffinity BoosterPlaces a smoker that increases affinity

Silver Rathalos - Moves & Counters

MovesDescription
Breath Jump Does a small jump while spitting fire at the floor. Be aware of this when you're near its face.
Bite Does a small jump while spitting fire at the floor. Be aware of this when you're near its face.
Stomp Jump up and tries to crush the hunter. Can be dodged when you see it jump.
Tail swipe Just like a normal tail swipe done by most monsters, but is much quicker.
Air Barrage Unleash multiple wide-range breath attack while airborne. Dodge far, far away.
Air Breath attack
(charged)
Fire a wide-range and very powerful charged breath attack from the skies. Dodge far, far away or use flash pods.

Roll Away From Flames

Roll Away From Flames

The Silver Rathalos will leave flammable areas on the ground after its firebreath & fireball attacks. Keep away from them to avoid getting Fireblight & fire damage.

Strike Its Head When In Special Stance

Strike Its Head When In Special Stance

Silver Rathalos will enter a special stance other than enraged. It will have boosted damage and defence while its active, unless you do enough damage to its head and knock it down. This stance will NOT go away with time.

Try To Start A Turf War

Try To Start A Turf War

If Savage Deviljho is around, initiating a turf war between them is a viable tactic. Not only will Silver Rathalos take huge damage, many of its parts will be broken as well, so just sit back and let them fight!

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Silver Rathalos Weapons & Armor

Silver Rathalos Weapons List

WeaponMaterials Needed
Rathalos Gleamsword
(Great Sword)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 3
- Rath Gleam x 2
Platinum Dawn
(Sword & Shield)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 3
- Rath Gleam x 2
Wyvern Blade Pale
(Long Sword)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 3
- Rath Gleam x 3
Wyvern Strife
(Dual Blades)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 4
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 2
- Rath Gleam x 2
Leonid Starcrusher
(Hammer)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 6
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 1
- Rath Gleam x 2
Silver Prominence
(Lance)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 3
- Rath Gleam x 2
Chariot Gun
(Gunlance)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 3
- Rath Gleam x 2
Silver Rathbringer
(Switch Axe)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 3
- Rath Gleam x 2
Hellsire Blade
(Charge Blade)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 3
- Rath Gleam x 2
Blossomajesty
(Insect Glaive)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 3
- Rath Gleam x 2
Argent Ray
(LBG)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 6
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 1
- Rath Gleam x 2
Silver Wrathbow
(Bow)
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 8
- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 6
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 1
- Rath Gleam x 2

Silver Sol α + & β + Armor Set

ArmorMaterials Needed
Silver Solhelm α + & β +- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 3
- Silver Rathalos Fellwing x 2
- Rathalos Mantle x 1
Silver Solmail α + & β +- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Fellwing x 4
- Rath Gleam x 3
- Guiding Reef Dragonbone x 3
Silver Solbraces α + & β +- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 6
- Silver Rathalos Fellwing x 3
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 1
- Dragonvein Solidbone x 8
Silver Solcoil α + & β +- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 4
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 3
- Rath Gleam x 2
- Guiding Reef Crystal x 3
Silver Solgreaves α + & β +- Silver Rathalos Cortex x 6
- Silver Rathalos Shard x 3
- Silver Rathalos Lash x 1
- Large Wyvern Gem x 1

Silver Rathalos - Breakable Parts & Material Drops List

Breakable Parts & Body Carves List

Break HeadSilver Rathalos Cortex
Silver Rathalos Shard
Rath Gleam
Rathalos Mantle
Break BackSilver Rathalos Cortex
Rath Gleam
Rathalos Mantle
Break WingsSilver Rathalos Fellwing
Rath Wingtalon+
Carve TailSilver Rathalos Lash
Silver Rathalos Shard
Rath Gleam
Rathalos Mantle
Body CarveSilver Rathalos Shard
Silver Rathalos Cortex
Silver Rathalos Fellwing
Rath Gleam
Rathalos Mantle
Shiny DropsSilver Rathalos Shard
Silver Rathalos Cortex
Large Wyvern Tear

Quest & Capture Rewards List

Complete QuestSilver Rathalos Cortex
Silver Rathalos Shard
Silver Rathalos Fellwing
Silver Rathalos Lash
Rathalos Mantle
Conflagrant Sac
Rath Gleam
CaptureSilver Rathalos Shard
Silver Rathalos Cortex
Silver Rathalos Hardfang
Silver Rathalos Hellshell
Silver Rathalos Tailedge
Silver Rathalos Mantle

Silver Rathalos Guiding Lands Material List

Non-Tempered Scorching Scale
Dragonvein Bone
Tempered Tempered Silver Scale
Spiritvein Solidbone
Great Spiritvein Gem

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Anonymous 2

>it is still recommended to bring some Poison Resistant gear and Nulberries, just in case!

Nulberries don’t cure poison - you should bring Herbal Medicines instead.

Anonymous 1

do you have the set details of Rath armor ?

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