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Dark Akantor Armor
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for Male/Female
Rarity: 8, Total Slots: 6
General Information
Total Defenses:
Initial Defense 350
Max Defense 460
Fire Resistance +10
Water Resistance +15
Ice Resistance +15
Thunder Resistance -5
Dragon Resistance -20
Skill Effects: Sharpness +1, Reckless Abandon+2 , -Distracted
Armor Pieces
MH3icon-Helm Head Dark Akantor Mask
MH3icon-Plate Torso Dark Akantor Aegis
MH3icon-Gauntlets Arms Dark Akantor Claw
MH3icon-Waist Waist DarkAkantor Cincture
MH3icon-Leggings Feet Dark Akantor Hessian

Slots & Description

Armor Piece Description
Head1Dark Akantor Mask Made from Akantor materials. A glimpse of this jet-black armor can freeze the soul.
Chest1Dark Akantor Aegis Made from Akantor material. Jet black armor returns a weapon's flash to the dark.
Hands1Dark Akantor Claw Made of Akantor material. The violent soul within the armor rages upon its user.
Waist1DarkAkantor Cincture Belt made from Akantor. Its polish can withstand submersion in lava.
Legs1Dark Akantor Hessian Boots made from Akantor material. The footsteps leave flame in their wake.


Items Required Cost
Head1Akantor Shell x2, Akantor Scale x3, Akantor Claw x2, Wyvern Stone x5, 21,000z
Chest1Akantor Shell x3, Akantor Scale x2, Akantor Fang x2, Gravios Brainstem x5, 21,000z
Hands1Akantor Shell x2, Akantor Scale x3, Akantor Fang x2, Firecell Stone x5, 21,000z
Waist1Akantor Shell x3, Akantor Scale x2, Akantor Spike x2, Gold Rajang Pelt x3 21,000z
Legs1Akantor Shell x2, Akantor Scale x3, Akantor Claw x2, Firewyvern Brainstem x5 21,000z

Akantor Spike x2, Akantor Shell x12, Akantor Scale x13, Akantor Claw x4, Akantor Fang x4, Wyvern Stone x5, Gravios Brainstem x5, Firecell Stone x5, Gold Rajang Pelt x3, Firewyvern Brainstem x5


Armor Stats


Skill Points Total
MH3icon-Helm MH3icon-Plate MH3icon-Gauntlets MH3icon-Waist MH3icon-Leggings
Artisan 2 2 2 2 2 +10 Sharpness+1
Expert 4 2 4 2 4 +16 Reckless Abandon+2
HearProtct 1 1 1 1 1 5
ShortCharg -2 -2 -2 -2 -2 -10 Distracted

  • Each armor piece has an initial defense of 70.


Reckless Abandon + 2, Earplug, Sharpness + 1

  • Insert 1 ShortChargeJewel
  • Insert 5 Earplug Jewels (2 on the tasset, 1 on the rest)

Reckless Abandon + 3, Sharpness + 1

  • Insert 1 ShortChargeJewel
  • Insert 4 Expert Jewels (or 1 Celebrity Jewel, and 1 Expert Jewel)


  • The Dark Akantor set is widely considered to be the best Blademaster armor set in Monster Hunter Freedom 2, and while it has been downgraded a bit in Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, its still an excellent offensive set.
  • The Dark Akantor set, when combined with the Hidden Saber, makes for perhaps the most damaging equipment set in High Rank.

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