Enemy Type Large Monsters
Elements mhw-fire-damageFire
Ailments fireblight-status-effect-mhwFireblight
Weakness mhw-dragon-damageDragon (⭐⭐⭐)
mhw-thunder-damageThunder (⭐⭐)
Resistances mhw-fire-damageFire
Location(s),2-3 Ancient Forest
Wildspire Waste
Tempered Lv. 1

Rathian is a Large Monster in Monster Hunter World (MHW). リオレイア (雌火竜) in Japanese. A variation of this monster can be found in the Pink Rathian page


A wyvern known as the "Queen of the Land."
Terrestrial predator, it overpowers its prey with a venomous tail and powerful legs.

Rathian Details & Locations


Rathian Combat Info

  • Fires mhw-fire-damage Fire Element projectiles at hunters and monsters.
  • Can charge up a powerful attack that engulfs target area in flames, causing fireblight-status-effect-mhwFireblight
  • Attacks with its tail, inflicting mhw-poison-status-effectPoison status.
  • It's weak to mhw-dragon-damageDragon Element and mhw-thunder-damageThunder Element.
  • Susceptible to stun Stun, Weak to Flash Bomb
  • Kinsect Extract:
    • Red: Head, Neck
    • Orange: Body, Back, Left Leg, Right Leg
    • White: Left Wing, Right Wing
    • Green: Tail
  • Come prepared with fire-resistant armor, and neuter its poison attacks by severing its tail. Be careful when stealing an egg from its nest, for a Rathian will chase an egg thief to the ends of the New World
  • Hunters can break the head, wings, and tail. Those are the weak spots.


Rathian 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) ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐


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

Weakness Level X ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐⭐

In-game weakness information



Rathian Low and High Rank Carves

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

Rathian Carves

Carves Frequency %
rathian_plateRathian Plate (break head, back or tail)  
rathian_scaleRathian Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_shellRathian Shell (dropped, break head) ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_spikeRathian Spike (break back, carve tail) ⭐⭐  
rathian_webbingRathian Webbing ⭐⭐⭐  
rath_wingtalonRath Wingtalon (break wings) ⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_carapaceRathian Carapace (dropped, break head) High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_scale_plusRathian Scale + High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_webbingRathian Webbing (break wings) High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_spike_plusRathian Spike + (break back, break tail) High Rank⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_plateRathian Plate High Rank⭐  
Rathian Ruby (break head, tail, back) High Rank⭐ 1% Carve, 1% Tail Carve, 1% Back Break and 3% Head Break  


Rathian Rewards

Rewards Frequency %
rathian_shellRathian Shell ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_scaleRathian Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
rath_wingtalonRath Wingtalon ⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_webbingRathian Webbing ⭐⭐  
rathian_plateRathian Plate  
monster_bone_lMonster Bone L ⭐⭐⭐  
flame_sacFlame Sac ⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_carapaceRathian Carapace High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_scale_plusRathian Scale + High Rank⭐⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_webbingRathian Webbing High Rank⭐⭐⭐  
rathian_spike_plusRathian Spike + High Rank⭐⭐  
rathian_plateRathian Plate High Rank⭐  
monster_keenboneMonster Keenbone High Rank⭐⭐⭐  
inferno_sacInferno Sac High Rank⭐⭐⭐  
Rathian Ruby   1% Capture, 1% Quest Reward, 8% Silver Reward and 13% Gold Reward



Rathian Weapons & Armor

Armor and Weapons related to the Rathian Monster.




Rathian Armor Set

Set Bonus: None


Notes & Trivia


  • Can be lured with ??
  • Camouflage works until ?? range
  • Rathian is known as the "Female Fire Wyvern"



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