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English: Pink Rathian
Japanese: リオレイア(亜種)
(Rioreia Ashu)
Korean: 리오레이아 아종
Nicknames: Pink Ian
English: Cherry Blossom Fire Wyvern
Japanese: 桜火竜
Korean: 홍화룡
General Information
Species: Flying Wyvern
Element/s: Status Effect-Fireblight MH4 Icon Fire
Ailment/s: StatusEffect05 Poison
Weakest to: Status Effect-Dragonblight MH4 Icon Dragon
Status Effect-Thunderblight MH4 Icon Thunder
Weakness Sign: Limping
Signature Move: Backflip, Double Backflip
Habitats: Desert, Tower Summit, Forest and Hills, Misty Peaks, Deserted Island, Flooded Forest, Sandy Plains, Heaven's Mount, Sunken Hollow, Everwood, Dunes
Monster Size: Gold Crown Small 1151.9
Gold Crown Large 2303.8
Monsters in Relation: Rathian, Rathian Variant, Gold Rathian, Azure Rathalos, Unknown (Black Flying Wyvern)
Generation: First

Pink Rathian is a Subspecies of the Rathian introduced in Monster Hunter G.

MH4-Pink Rathian Render 001


Pink Rathian has a more heavily-armoured body and has greater health than her green relative. She can often be found in various quests alongside her gender counterpart, the Azure Rathalos.


Her attacks are generally stronger than those of normal Rathian, they are also much faster than its green relative, but that aside the two are identical in many ways.

Other Non-Subspecies Forms

Hard Core (HC) Pink Rathian

FrontierGen-HC Pink Rathian Render 001

HC Pink Rathian has a more purple color to certain parts of its body and more spikes on its tail. It has new behavior and attacks including a fire ball so large and strong it creates an explosion larger than the creature itself, and has a tail swing that instead of turning its body, it waves its tail around behind it poisoning anyone it hits. In G-Rank, it gains a new attack in which it lifts a large boulder from the ground, then destroys it with its talons, sending chunks of rock in multiple directions in the process. It will also shoot spikes from its tail whenever it does its tail spin attack.

Game Appearances

Chronological Appearances
First US / EU Appearance: First JP Appearance: Latest Appearance:
Logo-MHF1 (2006) Logo-MHG (2005) Logo-MHF-G8 (2015)

In-Game Description

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
MH3U-Pink Rathian Icon A subspecies of Rathian with vibrant pink scales. Pink Rathian wield their toxic tails more skillfully than normal Rathian, using a wide variety of attacks to weaken their prey before eventually moving in for the kill.
Monster Hunter 4
MH4-Pink Rathian Icon 鮮やかな桃色の甲殻を持つリオレイアの亜種。 その色から”桜火竜”という別名がついた。 通常種に比べ、尻尾を巧みに使った攻撃が特徴。毒を含んだ尾を様々な形で振り回し、獲物を弱らせて仕留める狩猟法を用いる。
Threat Level (危険度): ★★★★★
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
MH4-Pink Rathian Icon A subspecies of Rathian with vibrant pink scales. Pink Rathians wield their toxic tails more skillfully than normal Rathians, and use a wide variety of attacks to weaken their prey before eventually moving in for the kill.
Threat Level (危険度): ★★★★★
Monster Hunter Frontier G
FrontierGen-Pink Rathian Icon (?)

MH4U Breakable Parts

Head (x1)
MH4U-Pink Rathian Head Break 001Indent08MH4U-Pink Rathian Head Break 002
Right Wing (x1)
MH4U-Pink Rathian Right Wing Break 001Indent08MH4U-Pink Rathian Right Wing Break 002
Left Wing (x1)
MH4U-Pink Rathian Left Wing Break 001Indent08MH4U-Pink Rathian Left Wing Break 002
Back (x1)
MH4U-Pink Rathian Back Break 001Indent08MH4U-Pink Rathian Back Break 002
Tail (Sever)
MH4U-Pink Rathian Tail Break 001Indent08MH4U-Pink Rathian Tail Break 002


  • The Pink Rathian is a genetic mutation of the Rathian.

  • Pink Rathian returns, revamped. It is particularly adept at tail-based attacks now, and can be found in the Misty Peaks. Additionally to its new tail-rotation flip it performs a fire bite instead of a normal bite.
  • Pink Rathian's tail is much tougher than the regular Rathian, requiring much more damage before it's cut.

  • It can be infected by the Frenzy Virus.
  • Its back can now be broken.
  • In G-Rank, it gains two new attacks:
    • It can chain a running charge into a side swipe backflip.
    • A side flaming bite immediately followed by a tail whip.

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