Zorah Magdaros is a colossal Elder Dragon covered in a rocky hide. It has turtlelike characteristics, bearing a mountainous shell on its back that it can retreat under while walking on all fours, as well as a beaked mouth. Fire and smoke and lava spew from the creature's shell, making it seem like a walking volcano.
An elder dragon that rises from the earth like a volcano. Where it's headed , and why, the Research Commission has yet to figure out.
Zorah Magdaros Damage Effectiveness
Zorah Magdaros cannot be killed, just repelled.
Zorah Magdaros head and chest can be wounded.
Zorah Magdaros is immune to all status effects.
During the first phase of the fight, mining spots appears on its back. These contain uncommon and rare ores and rarely Zorah Magdaros parts.
Similar to Xeno'jiiva, the optional quest to fight Zorah Magdaros appears randomly after completing a quest or returning from expedition. It will only stay for a period of two quests before disappearing again. Pay close attention to the music and system messages to see if Zorah Magdaros has appeared. The odds of the quest appearing go up as your Hunter Rank increases. The Zorah Magdaros and Xeno'jiiva optional quests will not appear at the same time.