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Shogun Ceanataur
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Names
English: Shogun Ceanataur
Japanese: ショウグンギザミ
(Shougun Gizami)
Chinese: 将军镰蟹
Korean: 쇼군기자미
Nicknames: Shogun
Titles
English: Commander in Flames, Supreme Ruler of the Swamp, Blue Sickle
Japanese: 鎌蟹
Chinese: 将军镰蟹
General Information
Species: Carapaceon
Element/s: Water Water
Ailment/s: StatusEffect-Poison Poison
Weakest to: Thunder Thunder
Ice Ice
Weakness Sign: Froths purple blood
Signature Move: Ceiling Water Shot, Scythe Pronged Charge, Poison Spray
Habitats: Volcano, Swamp, Tide Island
Monster Size: Gold Crown Small 690.4
Gold Crown Large 1294.5
Monsters in Relation: Ceanataur, Terra Shogun Ceanataur, Daimyo Hermitaur
Generation: Second

Shogun Ceanataur are large, blue Carapaceons that inhabit the Swamp and the Volcano.

Gizami


Physiology

They live in and seek protection in Gravios skulls, conch shells, or a Wyvern skull.

Behavior

Shoguns are somewhat docile, like its close relative the Daimyo. Hunters sometimes pass beside them without the Shoguns noticing. However, when hunters (or foes) are spotted, they will defend themselves with their sharp claws.

Habitat

Shoguns are found in Swamp and Volcano.

Other Non-Subspecies Forms

Hard Core (HC) Shogun Ceanataur

MHFG-HC Shogun Ceanataur Render 001

HC Shogun Ceanataur has its face and shell stained with poison as it keeps the poison spit it had as a juvenile, except as an adult it can spray poison as a sweeping beam and spit some from the Gravios shells they only wear. Behavior is more dangerous than before as it purposely causes quakes as it attacks to keep prey from moving (Quake Resist+2 required for safety).


Game Appearances

Chronological Appearances
First US / EU Appearance: First JP Appearance: Latest Appearance:
Logo-MHF2 (2007) Logo-MH2 (2006) Logo-MHF-G5 (2014)

In-Game Description

Monster Hunter Freedom 2 / Monster Hunter Freedom Unite
Ceanataur Icon A large Carapaceon with a giant monster's skull on its back. Its long, sharp pincers allow it to pierce volcanic bedrock and travel along ceilings. Sometimes, a precious and valuable pearl can be found inside its shell.
Monster Hunter Frontier G Genuine
MHFG-Shogun Ceanataur Icon (?)
Monster Hunter Online
MHOL-Shogun Ceanataur Icon (?)

Notes


  • When the first shell is broken, it is likely to dig underground almost immediately, and upon resurfacing, it will have another shell. Upon breaking it again, it will be rendered "shell-less" permanently.
  • The large sharp claws can also be broken, decreasing its hit range and giving a better chance of rewards for Ceanataur Claws and Pincers. Breaking the claws will cause Shogun Ceanataur to enter permanent rage mode until killed or captured, however.
  • Unlike the Daimyo Hermitaur, whose shell can only be broken by impact damage, Ceanataur's shell can be broken with any form of damage.
  • The Gravios skull that the Shogun Cenataur uses is noticably bigger than the average Gravios head.
  • Strangely, when it jumps to the ceiling, only its legs and shell tilts, meaning that its pincers are upside down in correspondence to its body when clinging to the ceiling.
  • Once you break a Shogun Ceanataur's normal shell, it will flee underground and retrieve a new shell, most commonly a Gravios skull.
  • It can only shoot its water beam when it is using a Gravios skull.
  • When enraged its claws will extend, increasing its attack range.
  • Shogun Ceanataur cannot be fought in Monster Hunter 4, but its items can be traded for, and used to make some Shogun Ceanataur styled equipment.


  • Shogun Ceanataur can be captured as a pet. Its favorite food is fish.




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