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Monster Appreciation Week: Silver Rathalos (4th Gen)

Hello, and welcome to Monster Appreciation Week!

This week we look at the Silver Sun, Silver Rathalos!

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In-Game Description

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
MH4-Silver Rathalos Icon A rare variant of Rathalos with a beautiful silver body reminiscent of the sun. Little is known about their behavior or physiology -- including the source of their rich silver sheen.
Threat Level (危険度): ★★★★★

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Equipment


High Rank(MH4U)

  • Fire Atk +2
  • Weakness Exploit
  • Razor Sharp
  • Recovery Down

G-Rank (MH4U)

  • Fire Atk +3
  • Critical Eye +1
  • Razor Sharp
  • Weakness Exploit
  • Recovery Down

High Rank(MH4U)

  • Fire Atk +2
  • Weakness Exploit
  • Pierce/Pierce Up
  • Recovery Down

G-Rank (MH4U)

  • Fire Atk +3
  • Critical Eye +1
  • Pierce/Pierce Up
  • Weakness Exploit
  • Recovery Down

Great Sword
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Rathalos Gleamsword
Long Sword
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Wyvern Blade "Pale"
Dual Blades
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Wyvern Strife
Note: Shares materials with Gold Rathian.
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Leonid Starcrusher
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Silver Prominence
Note: Shares materials with Rathalos.
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Silver Rook
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Switch Axe
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Flameaxe Rathblade
Charge Blade
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Blazing Sun Axe
Insect Glaive
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Fire Wyvern Rod
Indent01 Flame Wyvern Rod
IndentIndent01 Blazing Wyvern Rod
Note: Shares materials with Gold Rathian.
Light Bowgun
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Note: Shares materials with Gold Rathian.
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Heavenly Hyperion

Interesting Facts About Silver Rathalos

Order: Saurischia - Suborder: Wyvern Feet - Infraorder: Armor Shell Wyvern - Superfamily: Flying Wyvern - Family: Rath

  • The Silver Rathalos is an extremely rare genetic mutation of the Rathalos.
  • He can be found mainly in the Towers along with unexplored parts of Fonron though they will leave the Towers to hunt in other areas such as the Old Swamp and Misty Peaks.
  • Just like Azure Rathalos, his fighting skills are more advanced most likely from his color or possibly part of his genetics. His power is actually close to those of Elder Dragons.
  • Silver Rathalos seems to prefer living in areas not to warm from his hide being able to absorb heat very quickly.
  • The Rath's talons from older Los' wings are able to rend boulders like paper.
  • Rath's marrow ignites on air contact. The Silver Rathalos and the Gold Rathian produce a liquid much more powerful than the marrow that even glows faintly in the dark.
  • Silver Rathalos parts actually glow even in pure darkness like the shell and scales.
  • All three HC Rathalos seem to be old individuals with advanced firepower and fighting skills.
  • There are two Subspecies of Rathalos, the Old World Rathalos and the New World Rathalos.
    • Its believed that the Rathalos in Val Habar might be a 3rd Subspecies of them.

Why is it an Elder Dragon-Level Monster?

Rare Species are about as rare as Elder Dragons. Some Rare Species even have some abilities that is on par with Elder Dragons. It has even been found that some Rare Species use the Dragon Element like Elder Dragons, though isn't really noticeable most of the time.

Tower Summit BGM

MHFU/MH4U/MHF-G9: Tower Music Theme (HR1-99)


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