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The next set of skills will provide the hunter with certain protection to elemental attacks as well as protection to the effects of extreme weather and Status Conditions.

Heat Resistance

This skill gives the hunter protection from hot weather (desert and volcano heat), decreasing the rate in which you lose health or completely annulling the effect.

Heat Cancel High prevents heat damage from any area like the volcano, and the Heat cancel low only prevents damage from the desert areas.

Skill Points Activates
Heat Cancel(Hi) +20 Immunity to heat.
Heat Cancel(Lo) +15 Immunity to low heat.
Heat Rd by half +10 Health decrease 50% slower.
Heat Inc(Lo) -10 Health decrease 50% faster.

Armor:

  • Cephalos
  • Plesioth

Cold Res

The Cold Resistance ( Cold Res ) skill affects the speed at which the hunter's stamina decreases in cold environments..

Cold Elimination (Lo) renders you immune to all cold areas except areas 6,7 and 8 of the Snowy Mountains, which only Cold Elimination (Hi) can protect you from.

Skill Points Activates
Cold Elim(Hi) +20 Immunity to Cold.
Cold Elim(Lo) +15 Immunity to low Cold.
Cold Rd by half +10 Stamina decrease 50% slower.
Cold Inc(Lo) -10 Stamina decrease 50% faster.

Elemental Resistances

This set of skills will give you hunters a protective defense against elemental based attacks.

All resistances up

This skill most commonly seen in the Kirin's set will grant a small resistance bonus to all elements.

Skill Points Activates
All Res Up +20 All resistances get +10 bonus.
All Res Up +15 All resistances get +5 bonus.
All Res Up +10 All resistances get +3 bonus.
All Res Dwn -10 All resistances get -3 penalty.
All Res Dwn -15 All resistances get -5 penalty.
All Res Dwn -20 All resistances get -10 penalty.

Armor:

Kirin (All Res UP +15)

Fire Resistance

This skill will provide the hunter with a bonus or a penalty on fire elemental damage.

Skill Points Activates
Fire Res +15 Fire resistance gets a +10 bonus
Fire Res +10 Fire resistance gets a +5 bonus
Fire Res -10 Fire resistance gets a -5 penalty
Fire Res -15 Fire resistance gets a -10 penalty


Ice Resistance

This skill will provide the hunter with a bonus or a penalty on ice elemental damage.

Skill Points Activates
Ice Res +15 Ice resistance gets a +10 bonus
Ice Res +10 Ice resistance gets a +5 bonus
Ice Res -10 Ice resistance gets a -5 penalty
Ice Res -15 Ice resistance gets a -10 penalty

Armor:

Water Resistance

This skill will provide the hunter with a bonus or a penalty on water elemental damage.

Skill Points Activates
Water Res +15 Water resistance gets a +10 bonus
Water Res +10 Water resistance gets a +5 bonus
Water Res -10 Water resistance gets a -5 penalty
Water Res -15 Water resistance gets a -10 penalty

Armor:

Thunder Resistance

This skill will provide the hunter with a bonus or a penalty on thunder elemental damage.

Skill Points Activates
Thunder Res +15 Thunder resistance gets a +10 bonus
Thunder Res +10 Thunder resistance gets a +5 bonus
Thunder Res -10 Thunder resistance gets a -5 penalty
Thunder Res -15 Thunder resistance gets a -10 penalty

Armor:

Gypceros (Thunder Res +5)

Dragon Resistance

This skill will provide the hunter with a bonus or a penalty on dragon elemental damage.

Skill Points Activates
Dragon Res +15 Dragon resistance gets a +10 bonus
Dragon Res +10 Dragon resistance gets a +5 bonus
Dragon Res -10 Dragon resistance gets a -5 penalty
Dragon Res -15 Dragon resistance gets a -10 penalty

Armor:

  • Hornet

Paralysis Resistance

This skill will grant the hunter certain bonuses (or penalties) against paralyzing attacks (Vespoid and Genprey attacks for example).

Skill Points Activates
Stun (Negated) +15 Immune to stun attacks.
Stun Dur Half +10 Stun times are halved.
Stun Dur X2 -10 Stun times are doubled.

Armor:

  • Vespoid
  • Guardian Spirit Shin
  • Dragon X (part of a compound skill)

Sleep Resistance

This skill provides the hunter with certain bonuses (or penalties), against the sleep status

Skill Points Activates
Sleep (Negated) +15 Immune to sleep.
Sleep Dur Half +10 Sleep times are halved.
Sleep Dur X2 -10 Sleep times are doubled.

Armor:

  • Hypnock
  • Dragon X (part of a compound skill)

Poison Resistance

This skill provides the hunter with certain bonuses (or penalties), against the poison status.

Skill Points Activates
Poison (Negated) +15 Immune to Poison.
Poison Dur Half +10 Poisoning time is halved.
Poison Dur X2 -10 Poisoning time is doubled.

Armor:

  • Ioprey
  • Rathian
  • Gypceros Gunner
  • Pink rathian
  • Kaiser X
  • Dragon X (part of a compound skill)

Quake Resistance

This skill comes in handy against monsters that can perform quake attacks such as the Blangonga, Congalala, and Shen Gaoren. This does not apply to Lao-Shan Lung; see Wind Press.

Skill Points Activates
Quake Resistance +10 Immune to Earthquake.

WindPress

This skill gives you immunity to varying strengths of wind gusts emitted by most monsters. It can also protect you from Lao-Shan Lung's footfalls, which oddly emit wind gusts rather than quakes.

Skill Points Activates
Dragon Wind Breaker +20 Immune to all wind gusts.
High Wind Press +15 Immune to stronger wind gusts.
Low Wind Press +10 Immune to light wind gusts.

Monsters that require Dragon Wind Breaker: Chameleos, Lunastra, Teostra, Kushala Daora.

Monsters that require High Wind Press: Monoblos, Diablos, Tigrex, Rathalos, Rathian, Lao-Shan Lung, Fatalis.

Monsters that require Low Wind Press: Kut-ku, Khezu, Gypceros, Garuga, Basarios, Gravios.

Snow Resistance

This skill prevents the hunter to get the Snowman status from certain cold attacks (such as from Blangonga, Giadrome, Kushala Daora and Ukanlos)

Skill Points Activates
Snow Resistance +10 Snowman Immunity.

Antiseptic

This skill protects the hunter against the Soiled effect

Skill Points Activates
Antiseptic +10 Immune to Soiled effect.

Terrain

This skill will protect the hunter from receiving terrain damage, which includes lava from the Volcano and some Elder Dragons' fire auras.

Skill Points Activates
TerrainDmgRd(Hi) +15 Lowest possible damage from Terrain.
TerrainDmgRd(Lo) +10 Lowers damage from Terrain.
TerrainDmgInc(Lo) -10 Increases damage from Terrain.
TerrainDmgInc(Hi) -15 Greatly increases damage from Terrain.


Faint

This skill will give a bonus or a penalty to how fast the hunter can get rid of the Faint status.

Skill Points Activates
Faint (Negated) +15 Immune to Faint.
Faint Prob Halved +10 Faint lasts half.
Faint Dur (X2) -10 Faint time is doubled.

Fatigue

This skill provides the hunter with protection against the Fatigue status

Skill Points Activates
Fatigue Cancelled +15 Immune to Fatigue.
Fatigue Reduction +10 Fatigue lasts half.

HearProtct

With this skill on you'll receive protection to the monsters scream attacks.

Skill Points Activates
High Grade Earplug +15 Unaffected by all Scream attacks.
Earplug +10 Unaffected by some scream attacks.

High Grade gives protection to: Silver Rathalos, Gold Rathian, Khezu, Basarios, Gravios, Diablos, Monoblos, Tigrex, Lao-Shan Lung, Fatalis, and Akantor.

Earplugs gives protection to: Yian Garuga, Rathian (Green & Pink), Rathalos (Red & Azure), Lunastra, Teostra, Kushala Daora, Congalala, Blangonga, Nargacuga, and Rajang.


AntiFirDrg

The Anti Fire Dragon ( AntiFirDrg ) skill is a compound skill that is unique to the Kushala X Armor.

Skill Points Activates
Metallic Protection +10 TerrainDamageNegate & Fire Resistance +10.

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