Enemy Type Large Monsters
Elements mhw-fire-damageFire



mhw-water-elemental-damageWater ⭐⭐⭐ (⭐⭐ when hardened)
mhw-thunder-damageThunder ⭐⭐ (not hardened)
mhw-ice-damageIce  ⭐⭐(not hardened)

Resistances mhw-fire-damageFire (not hardened)
mhw-thunder-damageThunder (when hardened)
mhw-ice-damageIce (when hardened)
Locations Elder's Recess
Tempered Lv. 2

Lavasioth is a Large Monster in Monster Hunter World (MHW). ヴォルガノス (溶岩竜) in Japanese.


 Lavasioth utilizes molten lava as armor. They are extremely aggressive and will attack without prejudice until the threat has been eliminated.

Lavasioth Details & Locations


Lavasioth Combat Info

  • This monster deals mhw-fire-damageFire damage
  • The monster's resistances and weakness change when its lava shell hardens. mhw-water-elemental-damageWater damage is the most effective consistently throughout the fight
  • Normal Weaknesses: mhw-water-elemental-damageWater mhw-thunder-damageThunder mhw-ice-damageIce
    Hardened Weaknesses: mhw-water-elemental-damageWater
  • This monster is susceptible to mhw-poison-status-effectPoison
  • Hunters should aim for the head and the underbelly, which are the weakspots.
  • Lavasioth will have a layer of magma that will deflect attacks if it cools. To soften use fire damage, slinger torch pods are in the areas which Lavasioth is located and moves to. Or you can wait until it swims through magma which will soften it.
  • Kinsect Extract:
  • Avoid using melee unless you have tactic(s) on how to soften it's magma or attacking through it, Mind's Eye Ballistics, Spirit slash from long swords, etc.

Red: Head, Tail
White: Legs, Fins
Orange: Body


Lavasioth 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) ⭐⭐⭐ ⭐⭐⭐ ⭐⭐⭐
Underbelly (Breakable) ⭐⭐⭐ ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐⭐


In-game weakness information



Lavasioth Low and High Rank Carves

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

Lavasioth Carves

Carves Frequency
lavasioth_scale_plusLavasioth Scale + High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
lavasioth_carapaceLavasioth Carapace High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐
lavasioth_fang_plusLavasioth Fang + (break head) High Rank⭐⭐⭐
lavasioth_fin_plusLavasioth Fin + (dropped, break chest) High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐
wyvern_gemWyvern Gem High Rank⭐
lavasioth_shard-mhw-wiki-guide-smallLavasioth Shard (Dropped) Master Rank
black_diablos_cortex-mhw-wiki-guide-smallLavasioth Cortex Master Rank
nargacuga_hardfang-mhw-wiki-guide-smallLavasioth Hardfang (Break Head) Master Rank
Lavasioth Grandfin (Break Back) Master Rank


Lavasioth Rewards

Rewards Frequency
lavasioth_carapaceLavasioth Carapace High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐
lavasioth_scale_plusLavasioth Scale + High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐
lavasioth_fang_plusLavasioth Fang + High Rank⭐⭐⭐
lavasioth_fin_plusLavasioth Fin + High Rank⭐⭐
monster_hardboneMonster Hardbone High Rank⭐⭐⭐
inferno_sacInferno Sac High Rank⭐⭐⭐
wyvern_gemWyvern Gem High Rank⭐
black_diablos_cortex-mhw-wiki-guide-smallLavasioth Cortex Master Rank
lavasioth_shard-mhw-wiki-guide-smallLavasioth Shard (Dropped) Master Rank
nargacuga_hardfang-mhw-wiki-guide-smallLavasioth Hardfang (Break Head) Master Rank
Lavasioth Grandfin (Break Back) Master Rank
contingent_sac-mhw-wiki-guide-smallConflagrant Sac Master Rank
heavy_dragonvein_bone-mhw-wiki-guide-smallHeavy Dragonvein Bone Master Rank ⭐⭐⭐
heavy_dragonvein_bone-mhw-wiki-guide-smallHeavy Dragonvein Bone Master Rank⭐⭐
Incandescent Magmafin Master Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Spiritvein Solidbone Master Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Tempered Magmafin Master Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
spiritvein-gem-mhw-wiki-guide-smallSpiritvein Gem Master Rank ⭐⭐

Lavasioth Weapons & Armor

Armor and Weapons related to the Lavasioth Monster.





Notes & Trivia

  • These monsters are from the Piscine Wyvern species
  • These monsters are ??? big
  • Can be lured with ??
  • Camouflage works until ?? range
  • Lavasioth are known as the "Lava Wyvern"






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