FANDOM


MHW-Kirin
Elder dragons so rarely sighted that little is known of their ecology, though everyone knows of the high prices Kirin parts fetch. It's been said they are one with lightning itself, and that their bodies becomes clothed in pure electricity when they are provoked.
~ In-game description of the Kirin

Summary

The appearance of the Kirin resembles that of a Unicorn, however, the Kirin is much more; It is fast on its feet, agile, and can command powerful lightning bolts effortlessly.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least 6-C, possibly higher | At least 6-C, possibly higher | At least 6-C, possibly higher | At least 6-C, possibly higher

Name: Kirin | HC Kirin | Thunder Emperor Kirin | Oroshi Kirin

Origin: Monster Hunter

Gender: Varies

Age: Varies

Classification: Elder Dragon

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Statistics Amplification (Becomes stronger, faster and more durable when enraged), Electricity Manipulation (Capable of calling down lightning strikes around it, its mane constantly produces electricity, can surround itself with electricity to make its skin even more durable and thus harder to get through, capable of creating electical explosions), Large Size (Type 0 in terms of length), Light Manipulation (It constantly glows bright and glows even brighter when enraged due to how much electricity it produces), Status Effect Inducement (Capable of causing Paralysis to its foes), Possible Teleportation (Sometimes it seems to teleport, but this might just be it moving at very high speeds), Weather Manipulation (Capable of creating large thunderstorms), Explosion Manipulation and Biological Manipulation upon death, Resistance to Thunder and Paralysis | Same as before, except the addition of Dragon Manipulation (Capable of calling down red lightning similar to White Fatalis, which is in fact the dragon element) | Same as regular Kirin | Same as regular Kirin, except Electricity Manipulation, Light Manipulation, possible Teleportation and Resistance to Thunder and Paralysis, and the addition of Ice Manipulation (Capable of controlling cold air to create giant ice shards by freezing moisture of the air around it, capable of creating a freezing fog which can freeze foes in snow, capable of hardening its hide by freezing it when enraged) and Resistance to Ice

Attack Potency: At least Island level (Should be comparable to Elder Dragon-level monsters like Deviljho and other Minor Elder Dragons, but possibly weaker than other EDs due to sometimes being considered the weakest Elder Dragon, was able to destroy an entire village with a powerful thunderstorm), possibly higher | At least Island level (Should be at least as strong as regular Kirin, if not stronger due to being a HC Variant), possibly higher | At least Island level (Should be at least as strong as regular Kirin, if not stronger due to being a Variant), possibly higher | At least Island level (Should be at least comparable to the regular species, if not slightly stronger due to being a Subspecies), possibly higher

Speed:  Massively Hypersonic+ (Should be at least as fast as other Elder Dragon-level monsters like Silver Rathalos, if not faster due to being more agile than most other monsters) | Massively Hypersonic+ (Is at least as fast as regular Kirin, if not faster) | Massively Hypersonic+ | Massively Hypersonic+

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: At least Island Class, possibly higher | At least Island Class, possibly higher | At least Island Class, possibly higher | At least Island Class, possibly higher

Durability: At least Island level (Capable of withstanding hits from Rajang who is the rival of Deviljho), possibly higher (When enraged, its hide becomes much more durable due to being surrounded with electricity) | At least Island level, possibly higher | At least Island level, possibly higher | At least Island level, possibly higher

Stamina: Limitless (Will not exhaust regardless of how long it is fought for or how many exhaust type effects are inflicted)

Range: Extended melee range with physical attacks due to size, at least Several hundred meters with ranged attacks, likely far higher

Standard Equipment: None notable

Intelligence: Above Average (Has a higher weakness to the Dragon Element, which directly attacks the mind, than the average hunter: Kirin has -5% resistance, while an average hunter has 0% resistance)

Weaknesses: Weak to Fire and Water, electrical attacks will weaken when its horn has been broken | Same as regular Kirin | Unknown, possibly same as regular Kirin | Weak to Fire and Water

Feats: Can destroy villages and cities with little effort, and if not able to be destroyed, can freeze completely. Can call down lightning inside caves, meaning that its lightning can pass through stone.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

Kirin:

  • Lightning Strike: Focuses on a target, and calls down a directed powerful lightning strike at targets location.
  • Lightning Charge: Charges its horn with lightning, and dashes forward as a lightning projectile.
  • Lightning Barrier: Calls down so many lightning strikes around itself in very quick succession, forming a near impenetrable barrier of offense. Can move while doing this move.
  • Discharge: Sends out Lightning from its horn.
  • Teleport Flash: Dashes forward at such speed it appears to teleport, will paralyse anything unfortunate to be near the starting point, ending point, or anywhere in-between.

Oroshi Kirin:

  • Freeze Shatter: Freezes an area within its sight (the larger the area, the larger it takes to charge up), and subsequently shatters the ice into razor sharp fragments that can do quite a bit of damage. If unfortunate enough to be caught in the initial freeze, the target might shatter along with the ice.
  • Sub-Zero: (Passive Ability) Reduces the temperature to increasingly cold temperatures, and without a strong resistance to cold, it can be dangerous to enemies.

Key: Kirin | HC Kirin | Thunder Emperor Kirin | Oroshi Kirin

Gallery

Others

Notable Victories:

Notable Losses:

Inconclusive Matches:

Start a Discussion Discussions about Kirin (Monster Hunter)

  • Kirin vs Ageislash

    9 messages
    • MEGA BUMP
    • OH MY GOD U L T R A B U M P
  • Kirin (Monster Hunter) vs Pikachu

    8 messages
    • Can anyone tell me why Pikachu looks dangerously akin to Little Mac?
    • Umm, ok, that was a thing. Somebody must have done something to the original picture, changing this one in the process. I can tell since it ...