|MHFO: Rukodiora Music Theme|
It shares the same general build as other Elder Dragons. It has large, gold colored horns that can be broken three times, golden wings, grey scales, and spines along its tail. A dark circle, along with boulders and other debris surrounds Rukodiora.
When attacking, Rukodiora uses the levitating debris surrounding it for both offense and defense. It also swipes at the hunter with its claws, flies into the air before swooping down, and utilizes a powerful Dragon-Element sweeping beam. It also appears to manipulate magnetism in a complex way. Rukodiora also inflicts a new Status that enables it to magnetically draw afflicted Hunters in close to its body. It can inflict the status through contact with almost any of its attacks or by releasing an orange 'dust' from its wings. When the black ring surrounding Rukodiora flashes blue, the magnetic attraction ceases. The status can be inflicted again, however.
Rukodiora can be paralyzed, but it isn't very effective. Unlike almost any other monster, Rukodiora can drag itself around while paralyzed. Rukodiora is, however, susceptible to Poison, Sleep, Flash Bombs, and KO with Impact attacks. When its tail is cut off or its horns are broken, it will temporarily lose its magnetic ability. Its wings are golden-colored when there's no magnetic field surrounding Rukodiora,then changes to dark orange once the field is activated.
- The horns and wings can both be broken twice. The tail can also be severed.
- Rukodiora was the only Frontier monster to have an introduction cutscene. This played at the beginning of the battle in the Interceptor's Base, but could be skipped like intros in other MH games.
- The introduction cutscene was only used briefly after the release of Monster Hunter Frontier Season Forward 1 and now no longer plays at the start of a Rukodiora fight.
- Rebidiora is a Rukodiora variant introduced in Monster Hunter Frontier G. Currently very little is known about it.
Weapons and ArmorsEdit
For detailed information, see Rukodiora Equipment.
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