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Arzuros is a Fanged Beast introduced in Monster Hunter Portable 3rd.

MHX-Arzuros Render 001


Arzuros is noted for its turquoise colored fur and ursine body structure. It has a ridge of erect hair aligned with its nose. Its back is made of a tough hide, somewhat characteristic of a carapace. Hair runs from its cheeks, connecting to its back, where it forms a trim along the sides of the back. The claws of an Arzuros have elongated, red nails. Each claw has a tough brace encasing and protecting the wrist and forearm. Arzuros has large, bulky legs connected to much smaller feet and a short, wide tail.


Arzuros is armed with two vicious claws which it uses for most of its attacks. It can use its large body and surprising agility for charge attacks and pinning down prey.


Arzuros are omnivorous creatures that enjoy feasting on fish and honey. When eating honey, Arzuros pays little to no attention to its surroundings. When threatened by other large monsters, Arzuros will try to use its size and claws to frighten the monster, or will use its agility to escape. Arzuros often hangs its tongue out of its mouth.


Arzuros enjoys the lush environments of the Deserted Island and Misty Peaks, where it has access to piscine food sources and an abundance of honey.


The name Arzuros is a combination of two words: "azure", which is a similar color to the monster's fur, and Latin word "ursus", which means bear.

Other Non-Subspecies Forms

Crimson Helmet Arzuros

MHX-Crimson Helmet Arzuros Render 001

Main Article: Crimson Helmet Arzuros

A Named Variant of Arzuros first appearing in Monster Hunter X.

Element/Status Effectiveness

Monster Hunter Portable 3rd

Information is taken from

Hitzone Cut. D. Imp. D. Shot D. Fire Water Thunder Ice Dragon
Head 60 60 60 20 5 10 15 0
Stomach 50 50 80 25 5 10 15 0
Front Legs 33 35 28 30 5 30 20 0
Back 85 85 40 15 5 10 20 0
Hind Legs 56 56 44 15 5 10 20 0

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Damage Table
Fire Water Ice Thunder Dragon
Head 60 60 60 20 5 15 10 0
Upper Body 50 50 80 25 5 15 10 0
Front Legs 32 35 28 30 5 20 30 0
Back Legs/Belly 56 56 40 15 5 20 10 0
Butt (Back) 85 85 44 15 5 20 10 0
Poison Low
Explosives Low

Source: BradyGames Guide

Sidenote: The guide actually lists "butt" as an area; I didn't make that up

Game Appearances

Chronological Appearances
First US / EU Appearance: First JP Appearance: Latest Appearance:
Logo-MH3U (2013) Logo-MHP3 (2010) Logo-MHX JP (2015)

In-Game Description

Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
MHP3-Arzuros Icon 温暖湿潤な地域の山や森に生息する牙獣。二足で起ち上がり、大好物のハチミツを採取したり、河原で魚を捕る事で知られる。鋭い爪と厚い甲殻を持つ前脚は非常に発達しており、その一撃は脅威。美しい青毛を持つ事から“青熊獣”とも呼ばれる。
Monster Hunter 3 G / Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
MH3U-Arzuros Icon 温暖湿潤な地域の山や森に生息する牙獣。二足で立ち上がり、大好物のハチミツを採取したり、河原で魚を捕る事で知られる。鋭い爪と厚い甲殻を持つ前脚は非常に発達しており、その一撃は脅威。美しい青毛を持つ事から”青熊獣”とも呼ばれる。
Forest-and mountain-dwelling beasts found in humid regions. Though known more for fishing and standing upright to collect honey, their thick claws and heavy forearm plating allow them to deliver powerful blows to any aggressor.
Threat Level (危険度): ★★★

Music Themes

MHP3: Arzuros, Lagombi and Volvidon Theme


  • Arzuros eats honey to recover Stamina.
    • Arzuros' tendency to eat or 'forage' in order to recover health is slightly higher than Lagombi's or Volvidon's.
  • Arzuros' signature move is a Pin Attack, similar to many of the other monsters. Failing to break free from the pin attack will result in Arzuros stealing Honey from the hunter and eating it (if the hunter has Honey in his/her inventory) and it will stun the hunter.
    • After the Arzuros pins the hunter down and steals Honey, there is a chance of it dropping a shiny that contains Honey, while he sits down to eat.
  • The shelling on its forelegs can be broken. Doing so will make it more likely to fall over after charging.
  • Arzuros is most vulnerable to the Fire Element on its head, body, and front legs. It is weakest to Ice on its hind legs and rear.
  • Throwing a Sonic Bomb, or detonating a Small/Large Barrel Bomb next to it, will startle Arzuros momentarily, but not when Arzuros is in rage mode. This will cause it to drop a shiny object.
  • Throwing a Dung Bomb at Arzuros will not only make it flee to another Area, but will also cause it to drop something shiny. This will only work once per hunt.
  • Trapping an Arzuros will cause it to drop a shiny object.
  • Even though Arzuros isn't in Monster Hunter 4, you can get its armor by trading monster parts for Arzuros parts.

  • Arzuros is the target of the first Yukumo Village Urgent Quest.
  • There's an Event Quest where players hunt a king-sized Arzuros boasting advanced stats.

  • The Arzuros can be hunted at night in the Moga Woods, only after achieving high rank and completing the 6* quest "Double Jeopardy".

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