Hello, and welcome to Monster Appreciation Week!
This week we look at the Cherry Blossom, Pink Rathian!
Monster Hunter: World Equipment
Interesting Facts About Pink Rathian
Order: Saurischia - Suborder: Wyvern Feet - Infraorder: Armor Shell Wyvern - Superfamily: Flying Wyvern - Family: Rath
- Pink Rathian is the Subspecies of Rathian.
- Despite being called a "Subspecies", it is believed that Pink Rathian's color is caused by a genetic mutation, meaning she likely is the same species as Rathian.
- Her title Sakura Fire Wyvern (Japanese 桜火竜) comes from the color of her shell resembling a cherry blossom. She is also sometimes called the Phantom Female Fire Wyvern (Japanese 幻の雌火竜), due to her rarity compared to a normal Rathian.
- Just like in the real world, cherry blossoms are common in the eastern parts of the world.
- At a time, Pink Rathian was thought to be a near rumor.
- Pink Rathian has been seen inhabiting Forest and Hills/Verdant Hills, Deserted Island, Misty Peaks, Ancestral Steppe, Old Desert/Dunes, Desert, Sandy Plains, Wildspire Waste, Old Jungle, Jungle, Everwood, Old Swamp, Flooded Forest, Heaven's Mount, Coral Highlands, Ancestral Tomb, and Tower.
- In old legends, Pink Rathian was said to be a gentle wyvern that watched over a young girl, but in reality, Pink Rathian is extremely aggressive.
- Pet Pink Rathian are known to be quite gentle towards their owners.
- Pink Rathian are often seen in the territories of other Flying Wyverns.
- Compared to a normal Rathian, Pink Rathian's shell is much thicker, preventing most attacks from scarring her easily. She is also a lot more skilled with her tail than a normal Rathian, allowing her to pull off some tricky maneuvers.
- Her flying abilities are comparable are almost to a Rathalos, and she has even been reported attacking sailing ships.
- Pink Rathian are known to severely injure many hunters during hunts, even killing some. First-time hunters usually underestimated her due to her color, causing them to believe that she isn't much of a threat.
- A Pink Rathian's shell has hardened during adolescence.
- Artisans rarely lay their eyes on a Pink Rathian's scale. The color hides this scale's true strength.
- Pink Rathian Roast (Japanese 雌火竜の桜ロース) tastes better than normal Rath meat. It is said that a cherry blossom snowstorm of happiness dances in the consumers head upon tasting the meat.
- All of Pink Rathian's parts are very valuable from their rarity alone.
|Title||MH4 モンスターハンター4 - 集会所★5 リオレイア亜種 Rathian Subspecies HR4 Urgent|
|Title||MH4G - G★1 - リオレイア亜種2頭 Double Pink Rathian 10 16 2014|
|Title||Monster Hunter World Pink Rathian Boss Fight 17 (Solo Hammer)|
by Boss Fight Database