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Odogaron is a Fanged Wyvern first introduced in Monster Hunter: World.

MHW-Odogaron Render 001


Physiology

Odogaron resembles a gruesome feral dog. It is covered in red scales and bony protrusions that resemble muscle tissue and bone. Its tail is particularly bony and can be used as a club. The monster has piercing blue eyes. Odogaron's most distinctive feature is its double row of claws, which it uses to inflict deep wounds in its prey. When enraged, red veins will glow on its back.

Abilities

Despite its size, Odogaron is quite an agile monster. It is able to rush down prey before delivering bites with its powerful jaws. Odogaron's double set of claws allow it to leave deep cuts in prey, causing them to bleed to death.

Habitat

Odogaron makes its home in the lower depths of the Rotten Vale, where it can be seen dragging back the carcasses of its prey. However, it will venture up to the Coral Highlands above the Vale in search of prey, where it assumes an apex role in the food chain alongside Legiana

Behavior

Odogaron is a hostile monster that will attack anything that it encounters on sight, regardless of size or power, and Elder Dragons such as Vaal Hazak are no exception. It mostly preys on smaller monsters, but is often seen dragging Legiana corpses back to its den deep in the Vale.

Element/Status Effectiveness

Odogaron Damage Effectiveness
Element Effectiveness Status Effectiveness
Fire Poison
Water Sleep ★★
Thunder ★★ Paralysis ★★★
Ice ★★★ Blast ★★
Dragon Stun ★★

Game Appearances

Chronological Appearances
First US / EU Appearance: First JP Appearance: Latest Appearance:
Logo-MHW (2018) Logo-MHW (2018) Logo-MHW (2018)

In-Game Description

Monster Hunter: World
MHW-Odogaron Icon A terrifying monster thar scours the Rotten Vale for carrion. Its highly aggressive nature means that anything, be it monster or man, is a potential meal.

Notes


  • Odogaron outclasses Radobaan[1], Great Girros, and Paolumu[2], but is outclassed by Vaal Hazak and Deviljho, with the latter picking up Odogaron in its jaws and flailing it around.
  • Odogaron can sometimes be seen dragging corpses back to its lair.[3].
  • When enraged, Odogaron will huff air from its mouth and red veins will glow on its back. Odogaron obtains this enraged state whenever it has recently eaten a Legiana Corpse or a chunk of meat that sometimes appears in its mouth upon spawning in.[4].
  • Odogaron's head and front claws can be broken. Its tail can wounded and severed.
  • Odogaron’s exhausted state causes it to only attack once or twice. After its state is over, the monster normally shakes itself off at least two or three times. This will give a Hunter enough time to land free attacks.
  • Odogaron will also eat dropped raw meat left by the Hunter when its exhausted, Raw Meat will cause it to transform into its enraged state. Drugged, Tinged and Poisoned Meat is highly recommended for better results.
  • Staggering the monster may result with Odogaron getting up immediately and aggressively attacking the Hunter or Palico who stunned it. This process normally gives a drop once Odogaron stops its assault.
  • Odogaron can occasionally be found roaming the Coral Highlands.


References

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