Azure Rathalos

Enemy Type Large Monsters
Species Flying Wyverns
Elements mhw-fire-damageFire
Ailments mhw-fire-damageFireblight 
Stun EffectStun
Weakness mhw-dragon-damageDragon
Resistances mhw-fire-damageFire (immune)
Locations Ancient Forest
Elder's Recess
Tempered Lv. 2

Azure Rathalos is a Large Monster in Monster Hunter World (MHW). リオレウス亜種 (Rioleus Ashu) in Japanese.


 An azure-colored subspecies of Rathalos. More mobile than their standard cousins, they locate prey from the air and quickly swoop in for the kill.

Azure Rathalos Details & Locations


Azure Rathalos Combat Info

  • Attacks with mhw-fire-damageFire element and causesmhw-fire-damageFireblight with the fire it blasts from its mouth
  • Can inflict mhw-poison-status-effect Poison with its talons
  • Weak to mhw-dragon-damageDragon and mhw-ice-damageIce
  • Moderately susceptible to sleep-mhw-status-effectSleep, paralysisParalysis, and stunStun
  • The head is the weakest point, followed by the wings and tail. All of them can be broken.
  • Counter its airborne onslaught by observing its flight patterns and finding the right moment to knock it out of the sky. Once grounded, it loses the ability to perform consecutive attacks, making the fight much easier.


Azure Rathalos Weaknesses

Each ⭐star shown below represents more weakness to each ailment

Ailment mhw-poison-status-effect sleep-mhw-status-effect paralysis blast stun
Weakness Level


Each ⭐star shown below represents more weakness to each damage type

Weak Point cut-damage-mhw blunt-damage-mhw ammo-damage-mhw
Head (Breakable)
Wings (Breakable) ⭐⭐
Tail (Severable)


In-game weakness information




Azure Rathalos Materials

Defeating this monster allows the player to obtain the following Materials:

Azure Rathalos Carves

Material Frequency %
azure_rathalos_scale_plusAzure Rathalos Scale + 33%
20% (Tail Carve)
azure_rathalos_carapaceAzure Rathalos Carapace 24%
azure_rathalos_wingAzure Rathalos Wing 20%
rathalos_medullaRathalos Medulla 14%
7% (Tail Carve)
rathalos_plateRathalos Plate 7%
5% (Tail Carve)
rathalos_rubyRathalos Ruby 2%
3% (Tail Carve)
azure_rathalos_tailAzure Rathalos Tail 65% (Tail Carve)
azure_rathalos_shard-mhw-wiki-guideAzure Rathalos Shard (Dropped) Master Rank  
azure_rathalos_cortex-mhw-wiki-guideAzure Rathalos Cortex (Break Head - Break Back) Master Rank  
Azure Rathalos Fellwing (Break Wings) Master Rank  
rathalos_medulla_small-mhw-wiki-guideRathalos Medulla Master Rank  


Azure Rathalos Rewards

Material Frequency %
azure_rathalos_carapaceAzure Rathalos Carapace 27%
69% (Back Broken)
30% (Head Broken)
24% (Capture)
14% (Investigation Silver x2)
10% (Investigation Gold x3)
azure_rathalos_scale_plusAzure Rathalos Scale + 21%
65% (Head Broken)
33% (Capture)
12% (Investigation Silver x2)
10% (Investigation Gold x3)
azure_rathalos_wingAzure Rathalos Wing 12%
65% (Wings Broken)
20% (Capture)
20% (Investigation Silver)
20% (Investigation Gold)
azure_rathalos_tailAzure Rathalos Tail 9%
20% (Investigation Silver)
20% (Investigation Gold)
rathalos_plateRathalos Plate 3%
4% (Head Broken)
7% (Capture)
monster_hardboneMonster Hardbone 10% (x2)
inferno_sacInferno Sac 18%
14% (Investigation Silver x2)
12% (Investigation Gold x3)
rathalos_medullaRathalos Medulla 30% (Back Broken)
14% (Capture)
13% (Investigation Silver)
14% (Investigation Gold)
rathalos_rubyRathalos Ruby 1% (Head Broken)
1% (Back Broken)
2% (Capture)
7% (Investigation Silver)
14% (Investigation Gold)
azure_rathalos_cortex-mhw-wiki-guideAzure Rathalos Cortex (Break Head - Break Back) Master Rank  
azure_rathalos_shard-mhw-wiki-guideAzure Rathalos Shard (Dropped) Master Rank  
Azure Rathalos Fellwing (Break Wings) Master Rank  
Azure Rathalos Lash (Tail Carved) Master Rank  
rath_wingtalon_small-mhw-wiki-guideRath Wingtalon+ Master Rank  
contingent_sac-mhw-wiki-guide-smallConflagrant Sac Master Rank  
dragonvein_solidbone-mhw-wiki-guide-smallDragonvein Solidbone Master Rank⭐⭐  
azure-scale-mhw-wiki-guide-smallAzure Scale Master Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐  
Spiritvein Solidbone Master Rank⭐⭐⭐  
Tempered Azure Scale Master Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  
spiritvein-gem-shard-mhw-wiki-guide-smallSpiritvein Gem Master Rank⭐⭐  


Azure Rathalos Weapons & Armor

Armor and Weapons related to the Azure Rathalos Monster.





Notes & Trivia

  • Can be lured with ??
  • Camouflage works until ?? range
  • Azure Rathalos is known as the "Azure Fire Wyvern."





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