The flagship monster of the entire Monster Hunter series and one of only two monsters to have appeared in every game in the series. Rathalos is a type of monster known as a Flying Wyvern, and it uses the fire element as its primary weapon.

In-game description: Terrible wyverns called the 'Kings of the Skies'. Together with Rathian, they stake wide territories centered around their nests. Rathalos descend on invaders from the sky, attacking with poison claws and breath of fire.

Powers and Stats

Tier: 8-C | 8-C | 8-B | At least 7-C, possibly 7-B

Name: Rathalos

Origin: Monster Hunter

Gender: Male

Age: Various

Classification: Flying Wyvern

Powers and Abilities: Very skilled at flight. Can survive incredibly hot temperatures, and has fire resistance, water resistance, and ice resistance. Has superior control over Fire. Can inject poison with talons.

Attack Potency: Building level (Can terraform parts of land with singular fireballs) | Building level | City Block level (Has attacks to rival some of the weaker elder dragons) | At least Town level (Has power rivalling or even greater than that of Amatsu), possibly City level (Is ranked more dangerous than High-rank monsters, and can easily stand up to High-rank hunters)

Speed: Subsonic flight speed. At least Transonic attack speed via fire.

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: At least Building Class

Durability: Building level | Building level | City Block level | At least Town level, possibly City level (Can withstand attacks from High-rank hunters)

Stamina: High

Range: Several hundred metres with fire attacks.

Standard Equipment: None notable

Intelligence: High (moderate weakness to Dragon)

Weaknesses: Electricity and Dragon. He can be stunned by a bright flash (does not apply to Black Flame King Rathalos)

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

  • Bite: A simple bite. Often has traces of fire along with it.
  • Fireball: Breathes a fireball.
  • Poison Claw: Attacks with claws. Can poison foes.
  • Flame Column: Creates a pillar of flame to engulf enemies.
  • Fire wave: Spreads flames everywhere in a heatwave-like move. After doing this, the entire area erupts in an explosion.

Key: Rathalos | Azure Rathalos | Silver Rathalos | Dreadking Rathalos



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