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Najarala [1] is a Snake Wyvern introduced in Monster Hunter 4.

MH4-Najarala Render 001


Najarala is a large Snake Wyvern with bright green skin adorned with large orange-yellow plates on its back and tail. It has a long serpentine body with small though fully functional fore- and hindlimbs that aid it in moving around on uneven ground. Najarala also has a large beak-like mouth similar to that of a parrot, along with a small pair of tusks.


Najarala is capable of burrowing underground and attacking unsuspecting enemies or prey from below. Its fangs can deliver a potent paralyzing venom in order to subdue its opponents if they were to attempt escape from its circling trap attack. The tail plates can be flung at enemies to create a deafening noise, and they can be made to shatter into many pieces through powerful vibrations generated by the plating around Najarala's body. These shards will always cause the Stun status, unless an appropriate armor skill grants protection against it. It may also constrict its target with its long and large body, causing damage over time until the victim manages to break free.


It is an aggressive ambush predator that will strike when prey is in reach. Najarala will also utilize the misty fog in its environment to launch ambush attacks on unsuspecting hunters or prey.


Najarala is mostly seen inhabiting the Primal Forest and the Everwood, where many types of prey are accessible.


The Japanese name Gararaajara is based on the Japanese word for "snake", as well as an onomatopoeia for rattling. The English name Najarala is a combination of "Naja", a genus of cobras, and the rattling sound a rattlesnake produces.

Game Appearances

Chronological Appearances
First US / EU Appearance: First JP Appearance: Latest Appearance:
Logo-MH4U (2015) Logo-MH4 JP (2013) Logo-MHGen (2016)

In-Game Description

Monster Hunter 4
MH4-Najarala Icon 別名”絞蛇竜”。長い体が特徴。鱗をすり合わせて発する共鳴振動や共鳴器官の破裂で獲物の自由を奪った後、長い体躯で囲い込み、拘束する。囲い込まれたら最後、即座に逃げるか致命的な攻撃を与えて逃れる他に術はない。
Threat Level (危険度): ★★★★
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
MH4-Najarala Icon A monster that stuns its prey with vibrations from its scales, then wraps around and constricts its victims. Should a Najarala start to coil around you, a quick escape or quick kill are your only chances of survival.
Threat Level (危険度): ★★★★
Monster Hunter Generations
MH4-Najarala Icon A monster that stuns its prey with vibrations from its scales, then wraps around and constricts its victims. Once a Najarala start to coil around its prey, a quick escape or a mortal blow to it are the only things that will offer a chance at survival.
Threat Level (危険度): ★★★★

Analysis and Guides

For details, see Najarala Guides.

Najarala Analysis for Monster Hunter 4
MH4-Najarala (Cutting Damage) MH4-Najarala (Impact Damage) MH4-Najarala (Shot Damage)
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Impact Damage
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Shot Damage
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Brighter Red means more damage, while Darker Red means lesser damage.
Credits for the Images used above goes to kei_9 (ケイ) of Pixiv

Raw Hitzone Damage Data
Hitzone Cutting Damage Impact Damage Shot Damage
Head 85 80 75
Neck 40 40 45
Front Legs 25 35 40
Hind Legs 60 60 65
Tail 50 45 45
Tail Tip
Element Hitzone Damage Data
Hitzone Fire Fire Water Water Thunder Thunder Ice Ice Dragon Dragon
Head 0 5 15 10 5
Neck 0 5 5 0 0
Front Legs 10 5 35 5 5
Hind Legs 0 5 15 10 0
Tail 0 10 10 5 0
Tail Tip
This Monster is weakest to: Status Effect-Iceblight MH4 Icon Ice on Tail Tip:
  • On Head (Cutting and Impact Damage)
  • On Head and Hind Legs (Shot Damage)

Status Effects Data
Poison Paralysis Sleep Stun Fatigue Blast Mount
Initial Tolerance 230 400 180 110 70 N/A N/A
Max Tolerance 670 800 660 670 670 N/A N/A
Tolerance Increase N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Duration 60 10 10 10 N/A N/A N/A
Damage 120 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Item Effectiveness Data
Item Name Able
Normal Enraged Fatigued
Pitfall Trap Yes N/A N/A (?)
Shock Trap Yes N/A N/A (?)
Flash Bomb Yes N/A N/A (?)
Sonic Bomb No N/A
Meat (?) N/A N/A (?)

MH4U Breakable Parts

Back (x1)
MH4U-Najarala Back Break 001Indent08MH4U-Najarala Back Break 002
Head (x1)
MH4U-Najarala Head Break 001Indent08MH4U-Najarala Head Break 002
Leg (x1)
MH4U-Najarala Leg Break 001Indent08MH4U-Najarala Leg Break 002
Tail (x1)
MH4U-Najarala Tail Break 001Indent08MH4U-Najarala Tail Break 002


  • Najarala seems to share some notable physical characteristics with the Mbói Tu'ĩ (translation: snake parrot) of the Brazilian Guarani. According to their mythology, the Mbói Tu'ĩ has the body of an enormous serpent, its skin scaly and streaked, bearing a large feather-covered parrot head and beak. The Mbói Tu'ĩ is known to let out a highly powerful squawk or shriek that can heard over great distances and has been noted to instill fear in those who are unfortunate enough to hear it.
  • Najarala's sound emitting plating on its tail is somewhat similar to the rattling mechanism of a real-life rattlesnake.
  • If the hunter is near a shard thrown by Najarala caution should be taken. When Najarala roars or generates a rattling sound, all the scattered shards will break to pieces in unison, causing damage and stunning the hunter. The shards can be destroyed by attacking them with a weapon, breaking them in this manner will render them harmless.
  • The plates on Najarala's back and tail can be broken along with its face and back legs.
  • It will prey on Slagtoth to regain stamina.
  • When fatigued, Najarala's plates will turn pale green, and it will stumble after performing a charge, leaving it open to attack.
  • When fatigued, Najarala's plates will also soften up, allowing hunters to break them without bouncing off.
  • Najarala's roar requires HG Earplugs to block.
  • It probably got its name from the Naja philippinensis, the Philippine cobra’s habitat include low-lying plains and forested regions, along with open fields, grasslands, dense jungle and agricultural fields.
  • During the localization process, potential name candidates for Najarala included Sistralus, Majarox, and A'jara.

  • It can become infected by the Frenzy Virus.
  • In G-rank, some of its tail-based attacks will drop sound-emiting plates. These plates will explode much faster than usual.
  • There is a rare glitch where Najarala can be flinched while preying on a Slagtoth and not move for the rest of the fight, but not take any damage either.
  • It will drop a shiny if, while coiling around a target, it is struck on the head hard enough to flinch.

External Links

  1. 1.0 1.1 New MH4U monster names unveiled at Japan Expo

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: Localization & The Apex Predator!

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