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How To Beat Silver Rathalos - Recommended Skills

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to beat Silver Rathalos! This includes its recommended loadout & skills, weaknesses, material drops, tips, and Tempered Silver Rathalos!

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Tempered Silver Rathalos Confirmed

Raise Coral Region Level To 7

Tempered Silver Rathalos

We've confirmed that a new Tempered Silver Rathalos will only appear in Coral Region of the Guiding Lands. You need to raise Coral region level to 7.

Learn How To Raise Region Level Efficiently

Silver Rathalos - Tips & Tricks

Silver Rathalos Overview

Silver Rathalos
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Rare Subspecies of Rathalos

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 and 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 and reach MR 70 before you will be able to face this monster.

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Preparing For Silver Rathalos

Bring Poison Resistant 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 antidotes just in case!

Equip Fire Resistant Skills

The Silver Rathalos will rely heavily on its fire breath attacks to deal damage to you. It is recommended to equip armors and 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!

Flash Pods Are Vital

Silver Rathalos stays in the air frequently and does high damaging moves while in flight. Bring it down using Flash Pods can save your butt or buy you time.

Silver Rathalos - Weakness & Effective Damage Type

The Silver Rathalos is weak in 3 areas: its wings, legs, and tail. The monster's wings and 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.

Focus On Defense While Its In Flight

A Silver Rathalos in flight attacks relentlessly. Don't try to attack it if you can't safely do so. Focus on dodging until it comes down or brought down with a flash pod.

Silver Rathalos - Stay Clear Of Flames
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Stay Clear Of Flames

Silver Rathalos leaves small puddles of flame on the ground where its breath attack struck. Don't get near them or you'll receive damaged.

Strike Its Head While Its In A Special Stance

Silver Rathalos - Strike Its Head While Its In A Special Stance
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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

Silver Rathalos - Try To Start A Turf War
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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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