Elder's Recess

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Sub-Areas Southern Camp (1)
Eastern Camp (8)
Northwest Camp (16)
Gajalaka Hideout
Hazards Heat
Large Monsters

Azure Rathalos
Kushala Daora

Small Monsters Barnos

Elder's Recess is a Location in Monster Hunter World (MHW). Different areas of the game have a different look and feel, map and special unique monsters that spawn within them.


The Elder's Recess is a zone unlocked after diverting Zorah Magdaros away from the Everstream and then hunting down the Pink Rathian. Items such as the Firecell core can be found in mining nodes throughout the area.

Elder's Recess Quests

There are several quests that take you to this destination:


Elder's Recess Monsters

The Monsters that inhabit the Elder's Recess are:


Elder's Recess Hazards & Materials

You will find the following Items & Materials for harvesting in this area:

  • When the area is "Upsurge: Beryl Deposits", can harvest the Noahstone in sector 8
  • When the area is "Upsurge: Amber Deposits", can harvest the Twilight Stone in sector 16
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You will find the following Hazards:

  • Extreme Heat (sectors 7, 10, 11, 12, 13) - slowly depletes the player HP, countered by drinking Cool Drink
  • Lava (sectors 7, 10, 11, 12, 13) - depletes Health while standing in it
  • Lava Spout (sector 7) regularly throws lava in the air, heavily damaging anything above it
  • Breakable Walls (sector 15) - usually destroyed by Nergigante during a fight in its nest
  • Paratoad (sector 2)
  • Nitrotoad (sector 2, 11)
  • Flashfly (sector 15, behind south breakable wall)
  • Air Pressure (sector 4) - allows Hunters to perform aerial attacks with the Glider Mantle
  • Suspended Boulders (sector 8)
  • Wiggly Litchi (sector 2)
  • Lava Wall (sector 12) - only open during a Teostra or Lunastra Quest or Investigation. This leads to sector 13.



Elder's Recess Screenshots & Videos

Screenshots and images of this area, as well as location videos go here.
What a shortcut entrance looks like:
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Created by MisterTopside


Elder's Recess Location Map

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Monster Hunter World Locations & Areas

Ancient Forest  ♦  Astera  ♦  Canteen  ♦  Castle Schrade  ♦  Caverns of El Dorado  ♦  Confluence of Fates  ♦  Coral Highlands  ♦  Everstream  ♦  Great Ravine  ♦  Guiding Lands  ♦  Hoarfrost Reach  ♦  Origin Isle  ♦  Research Base  ♦  Rotten Vale  ♦  Seliana Supply Cache  ♦  Smithy  ♦  Special Arena  ♦  The Gathering Hub  ♦  Wildspire Waste


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