Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak doesn’t simply provide some new Flying Wyverns and subspecies. It additionally introduces some new Elder Dragons. First showing in Monster Hunter 4, Shagaru Magala is the grownup type of Gore Magala, able to utilizing Frenzy to an excellent deadlier impact. It’s immune to Water injury and resistant to Ice whereas weak to Dragon injury, adopted by Fire and then Thunder. The spots to assault are its head with Cut and Blunt weapons, adopted by the neck, foreleg, hindleg and tail.
Poison is the best ailment in opposition to it, adopted by Fireblight. Shagaru Magala can slam down very similar to Gore Magala (which is straightforward sufficient to counter with Longsword or block), however may also deploy wide-ranging explosions from its mouth. This is as well as to charging, firing projectiles, spinning and slamming its claw down to create a number of explosions. You’ll additionally need to be cautious of any aspect tackles.
However, Shagaru Magala’s strongest assaults even have the largest area-of-effect. When it turns into Enraged, it flies up and begins dropping power. In this state, it assaults faster and has greater explosions whereas additionally beautiful monsters used whereas Wyvern Riding. It also can fly up and fireplace some power which creates explosions however the beam is what you’ll want to keep away from. When Shagaru Magala stands on its again legs (the digital camera may also pan barely out), it should fireplace a sweeping beam. Don’t attempt to outrun this, even in your Palamute because it has ludicrous vary.
The key to preventing Shagaru Magala is attacking up shut when it’s not Enraged and aiming for its foreleg when it’s. Try to keep away from placing its head from the entrance due to the close-range explosions. Keep an eye fixed on its again legs – when it stands up, an AoE assault is normally coming. As for Frenzy, it needs to be fantastic when you have some Nulberries. Regular therapeutic objects nonetheless work as properly so so long as you’re not reliant on different types of therapeutic, you’ll be good.
This is a troublesome struggle when solo, particularly in case you’re nonetheless grinding by way of Master Rank. Be affected person, learn his strikes and don’t be afraid to take a extra defensive stance when essential.
How to Beat Malzeno
As famous earlier, Sunbreak provides a number of Elder Dragons (plural) to struggle. Malzeno is the brand new flagship monster and brings a brand new ailment to the collection in Bloodblight. When with Bloodblight, the participant steadily loses well being. Attacking Malzeno when will restore that well being although. Resistant to Water and Thunder injury, it’s weakest to Dragon component with Iceblight and Blast being the best illnesses. The weakest spot to hit is the top with Cut, Blunt and Ammo injury all being efficient. Next is its foreleg which is the weakest to Cut and Blunt injury.
When Malzeno is Enraged, it takes on a extra ghastly crimson kind. While working is feasible, attempt not to maintain an excessive amount of distance when preventing since it could actually teleport and shortly hit you (typically slamming down into the bottom with an AoE assault). It additionally unleashes a spinning assault that’s telegraphed by it drawing the precise a part of its physique again. Aim for Malzeno’s chest when it’s uncovered. Deal sufficient injury and it should get knocked down, so goal for its flashing neck and arms afterwards.
In phrases of different assaults, Malzeno has an entire vary of them. It shoots three power orbs that transfer slowly however are pretty large, making them robust to dodge in tighter areas. It additionally slams its tail down and then pushes it ahead to assault, typically twice in a row, unleashes a wind assault on the bottom, and even shoots a wave of wind ahead for enormous injury.
Attacking from behind can also be robust since it could actually shortly stab with its tail with out turning round (search for it to stare first earlier than doing so). You’ll additionally need to watch out when it fires a laser into the bottom, which explodes and inflicts Dragonblight.
Another assault sees it firing an orb into the bottom and then hitting ahead in a line of explosions. Two assaults, particularly, you’ll need to be careful for – the Grab assault, which doesn’t occur too typically or inflict a lot injury however can depart you open. Wiredash away to keep away from a follow-up assault.
The different is its Ultimate assault the place Malzeno flies up, fires a laser round it, and then fires an power orb immediately blow that splits into two waves firing in a number of instructions. If hit by the laser, Wiredash away to keep away from being caught by the orb and its waves (although you’ll nonetheless want to dodge an honest quantity to keep away from injury from the latter).
Overall, Malzeno is arguably harder than the ultimate boss in lots of respects. It’s all about studying its strikes, which have delicate tells, and realizing when to pile on the injury. While Bloodblight might be annoying, its results don’t final too lengthy and you may nonetheless use regular therapeutic objects to get well.
How to Beat Furious Rajang
Furious Rajang is unlocked by reaching Master Rank 50 by way of an Urgent Quest. You want to slay it to improve your Master Rank additional. Sounds straightforward sufficient however Furious Rajang is likely one of the most irritating and troublesome encounters within the recreation (up until this level, no less than).
Along with dealing Thunder injury, it’s immune to the identical as well as to Fire and Dragon components. Ice elemental injury is its largest weak point adopted by Water. The weakest elements you may hit are the top, adopted by the torso and foreleg. Iceblight and Blast are the best illnesses in opposition to it.
Furious Rajang can’t be calmed by smacking its tail because it doesn’t have one. Focusing assaults on its head is good however the sheer quantity of front-loaded injury is loopy. It punches constantly, digs its arms into the bottom and lifts a boulder to throw at you, and may even slam and smashes the bottom. After leaping again, charging Thunder in its arms and slamming down, it sends out waves of Thunder after a quick delay.
Some different assaults to be cautious of are its cost, spinning assault (which may knock you again), and cannonball the place it jumps up and spins earlier than touchdown on the goal. Its most harmful strikes embrace leaping within the air and throwing down balls of Thunder which then explode and a drilling assault after charging Thunder. Both assaults happen when it’s Enraged so train warning when it turns into enraged. Of course, there’s additionally the traditional Thunder beam which supplies an honest opening for assault – simply don’t get hit by it, since Furious Rajang can unleash it at a second’s discover.
The finest means to struggle Furious Rajang is to stick to its aspect. Given how a lot it strikes and how erratic its patterns might be, attempt going for weapons like Sword and Shield and Great Sword for hit-and-run techniques.
For extra particulars on Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, take a look at our overview right here. It’s at present out there for Nintendo Switch and PC with Title Update 1, which provides new Qurio Crafting, coming this month.