Great Girros


Enemy Type Large Monsters
Elements None
Ailments mhw-Paralysis-damageParalysis

mhw-water-elemental-damage_s Water (⭐⭐⭐)
mhw-fire-elemental-damage_s Fire (⭐⭐)
mhw-ice-elemental-damage_s Ice (⭐⭐)

Resistances mhw-thunder-damageThunder
Location(s),6 Rotten Vale
Tempered Lv. N/A

Great Girros is an Large Monster in Monster Hunter World (MHW). ドスギルオス(痺賊竜) in Japanese.


A monster that scavenges for meals dropped from the Coral Highlands.
It acts as the alpha leader of a Girros pack, and sports giant fangs that paralyze its prey.

Great Girros Details & Locations

  • Found in: Rotten Vale
  • Target of Quests: A Rotten Thing To Do, A Tingling Taste
  • Is non-hostile during expeditions. Is hostile at medium range during quests. 
  • Intimidator level 3 skill prevents it from attacking you on sight unless provoked.
  • Attacks other monsters: Yes
  • Small Monsters version: Girros
  • Sizes:  926.77 ~  1316.44
  • Species: Fanged Wyverns
  • HP:
    • Low Rank: ~2,832(Solo), ~3,840(Duo), ~5,760(3 or 4 players)
    • High Rank: ~4,200(Solo), ~6,048(Duo), ~9,024(3 or 4 players)
    • Master Rank: ~13,920(Solo), ~20,520(Duo), ~30,624(3 or 4 players)


Great Girros Combat Info

  • May cause ParalysisParalysis
  • Weak to mhw-water-elemental-damageWater
  • Susceptible to sleep-mhw-status-effectSleep
  • Hunters may break the head, front claws and sever the tail, which are weak spots
  • Resistant to mhw-thunder-damageThunder and to a lesser degree tomhw-dragon-damageDragon
  • Kinsect Extract:
    • Red: Head, Neck
    • Orange: Body, Back
    • White: Left Foreleg, Right Foreleg, Left Hindleg, Right Hindleg,
    • Green: Tail
  • Taking down lesser Girros will make the rest of the pack scatter, and should be a top priority. Breaking the fangs of a Great Girros will make its paralyzing agent much weaker.

Great Girros 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)  ⭐⭐⭐  ⭐⭐⭐  ⭐⭐⭐
Front Claws (Breakable) ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐
Tail (Severable) ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐


Detailed weakness information(Legend Explanation: here)

Master Rank:


Low & High Rank:


Credits to AsteriskAmpersand, Deathcream and MoonBunnie.


Great Girros Low and High Rank Carves

Defeating this monster allows the player to carve the following items:

Great Girros Carves

Carves Frequency
great_girros_hideGreat Girros Hide (break forelegs) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_hoodGreat Girros Hood (break head) ⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_scaleGreat Girros Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_tailGreat Girros Tail (carve tail) ⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_fangGreat Girros Fang (dropped) ⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_fang_plusGreat Girros Hide + (break forelegs) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_hood_plusGreat Girros Hood + (break head) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_scale_plusGreat Girros Scale + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_tailGreat Girros Tail (carve tail) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_fang_plusGreat Girros Fang + (dropped) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
great-girros-thickhide-mhw-wiki-guideGreat Girros Thickhide (Forelegs Break) Master Rank
great-girros-hardhood-mhw-wiki-guideGreat Girros Hardhood  (Head Break) Master Rank
great_girros_shard-mhw-wiki-guideGreat Girros Shard Master Rank
great-girros-lash-mhw-wiki-guideGreat Girros Lash (Tail Craved) Master Rank
great-girros-hardfang-mhw-wiki-guideGreat Girros Hardfang Master Rank


Great Girros Rewards

Rewards Frequency
great_girros_hideGreat Girros Hide ⭐⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_scaleGreat Girros Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_hoodGreat Girros Hood ⭐⭐
great_girros_fangGreat Girros Fang ⭐⭐⭐
monster_bone_lMonster Bone L ⭐⭐⭐
paralysis_sacParalysis Sac ⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_fang_plusGreat Girros Hide + High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_scale_plusGreat Girros Scale + High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐
great_girros_hood_plusGreat Girros Hood + High Rank⭐⭐
great_girros_fang_plusGreat Girros Fang + High Rank⭐⭐⭐
monster_bone_plusMonster Bone + High Rank⭐⭐⭐
omniplegia_sacOmniplegia Sac High Rank⭐⭐⭐
great-girros-thickhide-mhw-wiki-guideGreat Girros Thickhide Master Rank
great_girros_shard-mhw-wiki-guideGreat Girros Shard Master Rank
great-girros-hardhood-mhw-wiki-guideGreat Girros Hardhood Master Rank
great-girros-hardfang-mhw-wiki-guideGreat Girros Hardfang Master Rank
ultraplegia_sac-mhw-wiki-guide-smallUltraplegia Sac Master Rank
fierce_dragonvein_bone-mhw-wiki-guide-smallFierce Dragonvein Bone Master Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
night_hood-mhw-wiki-guide-smallNight Hood Master Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


Great Girros Weapons & Armor

Armor and Weapons related to the Great Girros Monster.




Girros Armor Set

Set Bonus: None


Girros Alpha + Armor Set mhw-iceborne-icon-16px

Set Bonus: 


Girros Beta + Armor Set mhw-iceborne-icon-16px

Set Bonus: 



Notes, Trivia, & Media

  • Great Girros is known as the "Paralyzing Thief Wyvern."
  • At 20, 30, 40 and 50 successful hunts, you will earn the Guild Card titles "Great Girros", "Ravenous", "Fear" and "Paralyzing" respectively.




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