Pandora's Arena

Pandora's Arena - Special Assignment 
Quest Type 8⭐Special Quest
Monster Lunastra
Location Special Arena
Rewards 12600 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
Time Limit 15 min

Pandora's Arena is a Special Assignment Quest in Monster Hunter World (MHW). Special Assignments are unique quests that unlock special DLC.


There's a saying about a cornered animal that slips me mind. Either way, there's wounded Teostora corralled in the Special Arena. Something's up with it. Go and check it out, eh? - Second Fleet Master, Client

Pandora's Arena Information

  • Repel Lunastra 
  • Conditions: HR 16 or higher 
  • Failure Conditions: Time expires (15 mins), Faint 3 times.
  • Unlisted Special Rewards(s): unlocks No Remorse, No Surrender

Pandora's Arena Walkthrough and Notes

You will need to finish The Blazing Sun quest before unlocking this quest.


A Blaze on the Sand  ♦  A Bone to Pick  ♦  A Cherry Wind upon the Reefs  ♦  A Crown of Mud and Anger  ♦  A Fiery Convergence  ♦  A Flash in the Pan  ♦  A Hair-Raising Experience  ♦  A Humid Headache  ♦  A Light Upon the River's Gloom  ♦  A Master's Toast  ♦  A Meow for Help  ♦  A Portent of Disaster  ♦  A Scalding Scoop  ♦  A Simple Task  ♦  A Sore Site  ♦  A Summons from Below  ♦  A Tingling Taste  ♦  A Tzitzi for Science  ♦  A Visitor From Another World  ♦  A Visitor from Eorzea  ♦  Arena Quest 01  ♦  Banquet in the Earthen Hall  ♦  Bazelgeuse in the Field of Fire  ♦  Brown Desert, Green Queen  ♦  Camp Crasher  ♦  Chef Quest! A Rotten Request  ♦  Chef Quest! Gajalaka Lockdown  ♦  Chef Quest! Pumped to Deliver  ♦  Code Red  ♦  Contract: Trouble in the Ancient Forest  ♦  Contract: Woodland Spirit  ♦  Dodogama Drama  ♦  Effluvial Opera  ♦  Egg Lovers United  ♦  Empress in Full Bloom I  ♦  Empress in Full Bloom II  ♦  Empress in Full Bloom III  ♦  Every Hunter's Dream  ♦  Exterminator of the Waste  ♦  Flesh Cleaved to Bone  ♦  Gettin' Yolked in the Forest  ♦  Gettin' Yolked in the Waste  ♦  Gone in a Flash  ♦  Googly-eyed Green Monster  ♦  Greeting the Gluttons  ♦  Hard to Swallow  ♦  He Taketh It With His Eyes  ♦  Hellfire's Stronghold  ♦  Investigate The Anomaly at the Research Base  ♦  It's a Crying Shamos  ♦  It Can't See You if You Don't Move  ♦  Keep Your Hands to Yourself!  ♦  Keeper of the Otherworld  ♦  Kings Know No Fear  ♦  Kulve Taroth Siege  ♦  Landing the Landside Wyvern  ♦  Lavasioth, Monster of Magma  ♦  Legiana: Highlands Royalty  ♦  Like a Moth to the Flame  ♦  Loop the Paolumu  ♦  Man's Best Fiend  ♦  Master of the Gale  ♦  Mired in the Spire  ♦  Mosswinin' and Dinin'  ♦  New World Sky, New World Flower  ♦  No Remorse, No Surrender  ♦  Odogaron Unleashed  ♦  On Nightmare's Wings  ♦  One Helluva Sinus Infection  ♦  Ore-eating Occupier  ♦  Persistent Pests  ♦  Pretty In Pink  ♦  Prickly Predicament  ♦  Pukei-Pukei Ambush  ♦  Rathalos in Blue  ♦  Rathalos Rematch  ♦  Redefining the Power Couple  ♦  Relish the Moment  ♦  Rollin' With The Uragaan  ♦  Royal Relocation  ♦  RRRRRumble in the Waste!  ♦  Ruler of the Azure Skies  ♦  Say Cheese!  ♦  Scatternut Shortage  ♦  Scratching the Itch  ♦  SDF: Silent, Deadly, and Fierce  ♦  Showdown: the Muck and the Maul  ♦  Snatch the Snatcher  ♦  Sorry You're Not Invited  ♦  Special Arena: Anjanath  ♦  Special Arena: Barroth  ♦  Special Arena: Diablos  ♦  Special Arena: HR Anjanath  ♦  Special Arena: HR Barroth  ♦  Special Arena: HR Paolumu  ♦  Special Arena: HR Pukei-Pukei  ♦  Special Arena: HR Radobaan  ♦  Special Arena: HR Rathalos  ♦  Special Arena: HR Rathian  ♦  Special Arena: HR Tobi-Kadachi  ♦  Special Arena: Legiana  ♦  Special Arena: Odogaron  ♦  Special Arena: Paolumu  ♦  Special Arena: Pukei-Pukei  ♦  Special Arena: Radobaan  ♦  Special Arena: Rathalos  ♦  Special Arena: Rathian  ♦  Special Arena: Tobi-Kadachi  ♦  Stirrings from the Grave  ♦  Stuck in a Rut  ♦  Stuck in Their Ways  ♦  Talons of Ire and Ice  ♦  The Awakened Satsui No Hado I  ♦  The Awakened Satsui No Hado II  ♦  The Awakened Satsui No Hado III  ♦  The Blazing Sun  ♦  The Current Situation  ♦  The Eater of Elders  ♦  The Fires of Hell Bite Deep  ♦  The Food Chain Dominator  ♦  The Fury of El Dorado  ♦  The Great Glutton  ♦  The Greatest Jagras  ♦  The Heart of the Nora  ♦  The Legendary Beast  ♦  The Meat of the Matter  ♦  The Name's Lavasioth!  ♦  The Pain from Gains  ♦  The Piscine Problem  ♦  The Red and Blue Crew  ♦  The Sapphire Star's Guidance  ♦  The Scorn of the Sun  ♦  The Sleeping Sylvan Queen  ♦  The Winds of Wrath Bite Deep  ♦  Timberland Troublemakers  ♦  Today's Special Hunter Flambe  ♦  Today's Special: Hunter Flambé  ♦  Tracking the Delivery  ♦  Trespassing Troublemaker  ♦  Troubled Troupers  ♦  Twin Spire Upon the Sands  ♦  Two-horned Hostility  ♦  Undying Alpenglow  ♦  Up to Your Waist in the Waste  ♦  USJ Blazing Azure Stars!  ♦  Well, That Diablos!  ♦  What a Bunch of Abalone  ♦  When Blue Dust Surpasses Red Lust  ♦  When Desire Becomes an Obsession  ♦  White Monster for a White Coat


    • Anonymous

      21 May 2019 02:12  

      Had to set aside the Lance for this one sadly. Picked up HBG, blew her *****ing face off with Magda Gemitus II, Dober/Xeno/Xeno/Xeno/Kirin armor, all Beta, with 2x Attack, 2x Maintenance, 2x Fire Res, and 3x Steadfast, with Artillery III Charm, and Recoil/Recoil/Shield mods. Bring mega drugs, astera jerky, cool drink, vitality/fireproof mantles, nutrients and steaks (for future deaths in case), blastnuts/bomberries + level 3 gunpowder and level 1 and 3 Cluster and Sticky ammo for max damage + stun. Be sure to have Power and Armor Talons/Charms for more damage and survivability, just in case. Best of luck to anyone else hunting this god-forsaken quest solo. I can only wish you the best of luck. Oh, and use the Dragonator for god's sake, it's like 1000 free damage.

      • Anonymous

        14 May 2019 06:15  

        Oh come on man this quest is bull****! Her supernova spawns the entire arena making it impossible to get away and the damage is enough to one-shot you on the spot everytime even with top gear, the fire traces she leaves behind take forever to leave and the fire they produce even BLOCKS bowgun bullets and arrows to boot!? That's not even unfair at this point! That's Just bull****!

        • Anonymous

          13 Apr 2019 18:05  

          This quest makes me want to quit the game, I have all the right gear and defenses and yet STILL cannot defeat her. It's like this monster is specifically designed to screw over Lancers

          • Anonymous

            08 Apr 2019 14:38  

            rename this quest :"how to make a lancer main rip his hair off in 15 minutes" ty even with the uragaan protection (block the unblockable) i can t do it as a lancer. you stay still? you have over 40 fire res? you even have heatguard? let s make a new type of fire which burn the ground and you at the same time if you stay still. you can't dodge? not a problem just use your entire endurance on little jumps while guarding the monster attack and wait for your health to come back in 5 minutes. too simple? let s give it a new type of supernova which burn you even if you block it and of course the damages stacks with the fire which burn the ground

            • Anonymous

              01 Mar 2019 20:30  

              A shielded HBG with high base damage and sticky/cluster 3 ammo, with nothing but an Artillery charm in terms of damage, can bring her down in less than 10 minutes. Just land as many sticky headshots as possible, and Lunastra almost never recovers from the chain KOs.

              • 07 Feb 2019 05:37  

                Use the traps. Hit her with the boulders, then the spears, both of them, and get knocked out to use fortify and hammer her with an ice weapon. I used diablos tyrannis 2 because it's a hard hitter and it does ice.

                • Anonymous

                  31 Dec 2018 06:57  

                  Hey just a quick question; what the actual hell? 15 minutes to beat an elder dragon with unblockable aoe’s? Like, sorry we aren’t all team dark side beating elders in 4 minutes, but this is impossible for normal players.

                  • Anonymous

                    18 Aug 2018 17:38  

                    I got a pretty good build going with ice bow. And never have a problem with any other monsters, but this monster is hard. I have tried the quest countless time trying to win buy just can't, when ever lunastra screeches and I get stuck in place, she hits me with a fire attack then keeps focusing me until I die even though I can't roll out of the way. My palico has taunt shield to keep her distracted but it does not work on her.

                    • Anonymous

                      09 Jun 2018 13:52  

                      İ cant enter this special quest, pls help me. When i try to enter this quest, MHW freezes in the loading screen. Help Me! İ am playing MHW on Xbox one x. İm realy bored. My Xbox Live nick is LAS POLATS SON pls solve this problem of ne.

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