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English Name: Desert
Japanese Name: 砂漠
General Information
Icon: FieldIcon03
Number of Areas: 10
Hazards: Hot regions (Area 1, 2, and 5)
Cold regions (Area 1, 2, 5, and 6)
Main Resources: Plants and Bugs
Small Monsters: Apceros, Cephalos, Felyne, Genprey, Great Thunderbug, Hermitaur, Melynx, Remobra, Vespoid
Large Monsters: Akura Vashimu, Akura Jebia, Baruragaru, Cephadrome, Copper Blangonga, Daimyo Hermitaur, Plum Daimyo Hermitaur, Diablos, Black Diablos, Gendrome, Gureadomosu, Hyujikiki, Kuarusepusu, Kushala Daora, Lunastra, Monoblos, White Monoblos, Odibatorasu, Plesioth, Green Plesioth, Rathian, Pink Rathian, Rukodiora, Teostra, Tigrex, Unknown (Black Flying Wyvern)
Game Appearances: MH2, MHF2, MHFU, MHFO
Generation: Second
Monster hunter freedom 2 desert

Desert Resource Map

FrontierGen-Desert Day Map

Desert Day Map

FrontierGen-Desert Night Map

Desert Night Map

The Desert is an area introduced in Monster Hunter 2. It is characterized by vast, sandy expanses, subterranean caves, and rocky, canyon-like areas. The Desert is inhabited by many uniquely adapted monsters, such as Daimyo Hermitaur, Diablos, and Cephadrome

Common Resources


  • Unknown Skull
  • Small Bone Husk
  • Bone
  • Mystery Bone


  • Bitterbug
  • Carpenterbug
  • Killer Beetle
  • Flashbug
  • Royal Rhino
  • Insect Husk
  • Cricket
  • Godbug
  • Thunderbug


  • Sushifish
  • Rumblefish
  • Burst Arrowana
  • Goldenfish
  • Glutton Tuna
  • Knife Mackerel


  • Huskberry
  • Power Seed
  • Bomberry
  • Green Seed
  • Needleberry
  • Tropical Berry
  • Red Seed
  • Paintberry


  • Dragon Toadstool


  • Iron Ore
  • Earth Crystal
  • Disk Stone
  • Whetstone
  • Machalite Ore
  • Goldstone Piece
  • Stone
  • Icecrystal
  • Ruststone
  • Suiko Jewel


  • Hot Pepper
  • Cactus Flower
  • Fire Herb
  • Herb
  • Sap Plant
  • Felvine
  • Sunset Herb

Secret Area


An enclosed rocky area, inhabited by Felynes. It is connected to Area 5. As with all Secret Areas, it is possible to spawn here at the beginning of a quest in High Rank. A single Mining Point, a bug-gathering point, and two Plants can be exploited here. Umbrellas, Masters Skulls and Felyne Fur Rubys can be picked up amongst the Plants.

Music Themes

MHFU/MHF-G8: Desert Music Theme (HR1-99)
MHF-G8: Desert Music Theme (HR100~)
MHF-G8: Desert Music Theme (G Rank)


Monster Hunter Freedom Unite -- "White Night Dune" (Desert - Day)00:18

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite -- "White Night Dune" (Desert - Day)

Title White Night Dune
by octaneblue2
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite -- "White Night Dune" (Desert - Night)00:18

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite -- "White Night Dune" (Desert - Night)

Title White Night Dune
by octaneblue2

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