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Rathalos

Summary

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 "Kings of the Skies". Along with Rathians, 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: At least 7-C, likely higher | At least 7-C, likely higher | At least 7-C, likely higher | At least 7-C, likely higher | At least 7-C, likely higher | At least 6-C, possibly higher | At least 6-C, possibly higher | At least 6-C, possibly higher | At least 6-C, likely higher

Name: Rathalos | HC Rathalos | Flame Rathalos | Azure Rathalos | HC Azure Rathalos | Silver Rathalos | HC Silver Rathalos | Dreadking Rathalos | Zenith Rathalos

Origin: Monster Hunter

Gender: Male

Age: Varies

Classification: Flying Wyvern

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Statistics Amplification (Becomes stronger, faster and more durable when enraged), Breath Attack (Capable of breathing out a stream of fire), Enhanced Senses (Has eyesight rivalling that of some bird of prey), Fire Manipulation (Capable of breathing out a stream of fire, can shoot fireballs and can bite while mouth is filled with flames), Flight (Can most often be found flying around), Large Size (Type 0 in terms of height; Type 1 in terms of length), Poison Manipulation (Capable of poisoning foes with its sharp talons), Status Effect Inducement (Capable of causing Stun), Explosion Manipulation (Fireballs explode on impact with something), Resistance to Fire | Same as before | Same as regular Rathalos, except Poison Manipulation and Status Effect Inducement | Same as regular species | Same as regular Azure Rathalos | Same as regular species | Same as regular Silver Rathalos | Same as regular Rathalos, except Status Effect Inducement | Same as regular Rathalos

Attack Potency: At least Town level (Comparable to other large monsters like Agnaktor and Lagiacrus), likely higher | At least Town level (Should be comparable to a regular Rathalos, if not stronger due to being a HC Variant), likely higher | At least Town level (Should be at least as strong as a regular Rathalos, if not stronger due to being a Variant), likely higher | At least Town level (Should be at least as strong as the regular species, if not slightly stronger due to being a Subspecies), likely higher | At least Town level (Should be at least as strong as regular Azure Rathalos, if not stronger due to being a HC Variant), likely higher | At least Island level (Has power that rivals the likes of the Minor Elder Dragons like Kirin and Elder Dragon-level monsters like Deviljho), possibly higher | At least Island level (Should be at least as strong as the regular Silver Rathalos, if not stronger due to being a HC Variant), possibly higher | At least Island level (Comparable to the likes of Elder Dragon-level monsters like Deviljho and Minor Elder Dragons like Kirin), possibly higher | At least Island level (Is the most powerful variation of Rathalos and should thus be at least as strong as the likes of HC Silver Rathalos and Dreadking Rathalos, if not stronger), likely higher (Stronger than all other variations of Rathalos)

Speed: At least Hypersonic+, and At most High Hypersonic (Should be comparable to the likes of Agnaktor) | At least Hypersonic+, and At most High Hypersonic | At least Hypersonic+, and At most High Hypersonic | At least Hypersonic+, and At most High Hypersonic | At least Hypersonic+, and At most High Hypersonic | Massively Hypersonic+ (Should be comparable to the likes of Deviljho and Abyssal Lagiacrus) | Massively Hypersonic+ | Massively Hypersonic+ | At least Massively Hypersonic+

Lifting Strength: Class 25 (Capable of lifting Anjanath off the ground while flying for a short time) | At least Class 25 (Should be at least as strong as a regular Rathalos, if not stronger due to having a larger muscle mass) | At least Class 25 | At least Class 25 | At least Class 25 | At least Class 25 | At least Class 25 | At least Class 25 | At least Class 25

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

Durability: At least Town level, likely higher | At least Town level, likely 'higher | At least Town level, likely higher | At least Town level, likely higher | At least Town level, likely higher | At least Island level, possibly higher | At least Island level, possibly higher | At least Island level, possibly higher | At least Island level, likely higher

Stamina: High (Capable of staying in the air for long periods of time, can fight for dozens of minutes and sustain large amounts of damage and will still be able to fight)

Range: Extended melee range to Tens of meters with physical attacks due to size, Tens of meters, likely higher with ranged attacks

Standard Equipment: None notable

Intelligence: High (Has a higher weakness to the Dragon Element, which directly attacks the mind, than the average hunter: Rathalos has -20% resistance while average hunter has 0% resistance) | Same as regular Rathalos | Unknown | Same as regular species | Same as regular Azure Rathalos | Unknown (Has 0% resistance to the Dragon element, but has more advanced skills than the likes of regular Rathalos and Azure Rathalos) | Unknown | Same as regular Rathalos | Unknown

Weaknesses: Weak to Dragon (See Intelligence) and Thunder | Same as regular Rathalos | Weak to Water | Weak to Dragon (See Intelligence) and Ice | Same as regular Azure Rathalos | Weak to Water and Ice | Same as regular Silver Rathalos | Weak to Dragon (See Intelligence) and Thunder | Weak to Water and Ice

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 | HC Rathalos | Flame Rathalos | Azure Rathalos | HC Azure Rathalos | Silver Rathalos | HC Silver Rathalos | Dreadking Rathalos | Zenith Rathalos

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Start a Discussion Discussions about Rathalos

  • Rathalos vs Rathian

    6 messages
    • Rathalos obviously. Anyone who plays the games knows that Rathalos is a more powerful version of Rathian.
    • Lasatar wrote:Regular Rathalos vs Regular Rathian - Rathalos wins. Rathalos is far more agile in the air and has much more powerful attacks t...