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Monster Appreciation Week: Zinogre

Hello, and welcome to Monster Appreciation Week!

This week we look at the best monster in the series Thunder Wolf Wyvern, Zinogre!

MH4-Zinogre Render 001

In-Game Description

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
MH4-Zinogre Icon Fanged wyverns whose bodies are streaked with electricity. Sharp claws and strong limbs allow them to thrive in mountainous terrain. During hunts, they gather numerous Thunderbugs to boost their power and enter a supercharged state.
Threat Level (危険度): ★★★★★

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Equipment

Great Sword
MH4-Great Sword Render 014
Usurper's Storm
Indent01 Despot's Blackstorm
Long Sword
MH4-Long Sword Render 020
Usurper's Boltslicer
Indent01 Usurper's Boltslicer+
IndentIndent01 Despot's Boltbreaker
Sword and Shield
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Usurper's Firebolt
Indent01 Usurper's Thunderclap
Dual Blades
MH4-Dual Blades Render 030

Usurper's Fulgur
Indent01 Despot's Blitz
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IndentIndent01 Brimstren Drakeclaws
Note: Shares materials with Stygian Zinogre.
MH4-Hammer Render 012
Usurper's Thunder
Indent01 Despot's Crackle
Hunting Horn
MH4-Hunting Horn Render 010
Usurper's Growl
Indent01 Usurper's Growl+
IndentIndent01 Despot's Thunderclap
MH4-Lance Render 030
Usurper's Coming
Indent01 Despot's Cacophony
MH4-Gunlance Render 027
Usurper's Roar
Indent01 Usurper's Roar+
IndentIndent01 Despot's Phlogiston
Switch Axe
MH4-Switch Axe Render 011
Usurper's Downpour
Indent01 Despot's Cloudburst
Light Bowgun
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Usurper's Crime
Indent01 Usurper's Crime+
IndentIndent01 Despot's Wildfire
Heavy Bowgun
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Indent01 Okibaho 'Shinrai'
MH4-Bow Render 021
Usurper's Rumble I
Indent01 Usurper's Rumble II
IndentIndent01 Despot's Earlybolt

Interesting Facts about Zinogre

  • Zinogre like the taste of Bird Wyvern meat and prefer to hunt for small Bird Wyverns.
  • They were considered to be a rare monster until Amatsumagatsuchi kicked them off their mountain in Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, causing them to become common around Yukumo and dangerous.
  • Zinogre raise their young in herds for protection from predators and by working together. The young have more hair on their bodies compared to adults, this protects the juvenile's shell and speeds up the storage of electricity. This fur will shed as the juvenile matures into adulthood.
  • The Zinogre in the Heaven's Mount and Misty Peaks are the same species due to Yukumo also being in the Siki Country.
  • Their hair helps them charge up electricity and store it. Their shell stores lightning like Lagiacrus but in their legs and holds larger amounts the Thunder Element. The hair and shell on the young are underdeveloped so they can't do this yet.
  • The legs of Zinogre are large and strong because they use them to climb steep mountains.
  • With a single hit from the claws of Zinogre, it will kill in a single powerful blow.
  • When it uses the Thunder Bugs to charge, it will charge and use electricity beyond its normal limit. When it has gotten enough, is spike will erect and release the energy from its body. Its power is on par with Lagiacrus and it discharges a lot from its body.
  • While Fully Charged, its strength and speed increase and, from parts of its body now being open, it's now weaker to attacks.
  • The reason why Thunderbugs gather around Zinogre is for protection against Gargwa and their relationship is mutual.

Zinogre's BGM

MHP3: Zinogre Music Theme


3DS Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate -Zinogre Intro-01:13

3DS Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate -Zinogre Intro-

Title MH4U: Zinogre Intro
Provided by DrTangerine
3DS Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate -Zinogre Ecology00:57

3DS Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate -Zinogre Ecology

Title MH4U - Zinogre Ecology
Provided by DrTangerine
Monster Hunter 4 Nubcakes 21 - Zinogre English commentary online gameplay11:35

Monster Hunter 4 Nubcakes 21 - Zinogre English commentary online gameplay

Title Monster Hunter 4 - Zinogre HAMMER gameplay
by iCEMANnoob
Monster Hunter 4 Nubcakes 47 - FERAL Zinogre & Stygian Zinogre ARENA English commentary15:50

Monster Hunter 4 Nubcakes 47 - FERAL Zinogre & Stygian Zinogre ARENA English commentary

Title Monster Hunter 4 - FERAL Zinogre & Stygian Zinogre Arena HAMMER gameplay
by iCEMANnoob

MHRoC-Zinogre Art 001

No, but seriously, he is the best. Fox ditto me in Melee if you think otherwise, m8

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