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Aknosom Guide

This is a hunting guide for Aknosom, a new monster in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise). Read on to learn Aknosom's weaknesses, forgeable weapons, forgeable armor, drops, and more!

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Aknosom Hunter Notes

Basic
Information
Weakness &
Resistance
Kinsect
Extracts
Aknosom
Aknosom New Monster.png
Type Bird Wyvern
Threat Level 2/10 Rampage Type Targeter
Major Weakness Water Other Weakness(es) Thunder, Ice
Blight / Elemental Damage Fire Abnormal Status None
Characteristics
Tending to stand on one leg, this monster somewhat resembles an umbrella. The Aknosom is highly territorial; it will spread out its wings and show off its characteristic comb to scare off threats. It also bears flammable venom that burns fiercely and lingers on the ground when lit. Draw the beast to water for an easier fight.
Known Habitat
Map Starting Area Visited Areas Rest Area
Shrine Ruins.pngShrine Ruins 8 / 11 1 / 3 / 4 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 11 / 12 3
Frost Islands.pngFrost Islands 5 / 6 / 7 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 9 5
Damage Type Weaknesses
Part Sever Symbol (MH Rise).png Blunt Symbol (MH Rise).png Ammo Symbol (MH Rise).png
Head 63 80 50
Crest 63 50 40
Neck 43 43 20
Torso 38 38 20
Wing 63 50 40
Leg 36 36 10
Tail 43 43 25
Tail Tip 36 36 30
Overall 48 47 29
Elemental Weaknesses
Part Fire Symbol (MH Rise).png Water Symbol (MH Rise).png Thunder Element (MH Rise).png Ice Element (MH Rise).png Dragon Element (MH Rise).png
Head 0 15 10 5 0
Crest 0 0 20 0 0
Neck 0 15 15 5 0
Torso 0 15 10 5 0
Wing 0 20 20 15 0
Leg 0 35 30 25 0
Tail 0 20 15 10 0
Tail Tip 0 30 20 5 0
Overall 0 19 18 9 0

Higher numbers indicate higher potential damage to the monster.

Hunting Tips
・It can manipulate the umbrella-shaped crest on its head to curl up, fan out, or shut tight. Observe its shape closely, and you might be able to predict which attack it will use next.

Status Effect Vulnerabilities
Poison Stun Paralysis Sleep Blast
1★ 1★ 1★ 1★ 2★
Exhaust Fireblight Waterblight Thunderblight Iceblight
1★ 1★ 2★ 1★ 1★

The more stars, the more advantageous it will be for the player.

Item Vulnerabilities
Pitfall Trap Shock Trap Flash Bomb
Sonic Bomb Meat Effects Dung Bomb

◯ = Vulnerable; ✕ = Fully Resistant; ▲ = Situational

Monster Part Extract
Head Red Extract
Crest Red Extract
Neck Red Extract
Torso Orange Extract
Wing White Extract
Leg Orange Extract
Tail Orange Extract
Tail Tip Orange Extract

Aknosom Materials and Drops

Low Rank

Materials and Drops
Carves & Drops
Capture Rewards
Broken Part Rewards
Target Rewards
Material Drop Rate
Aknosom Feather 32%
Aknosom Scale 24%
Flame Sac 24%
Monster Bone M 12%
Aknosom Beak 8%
Dropped Materials
Material Drop Rate
Wyvern Tear 50%
Aknosom Scale 35%, 70%
Aknosom Feather 15%, 30%
Material Drop Rate
Aknosom Feather 39%
Aknosom Scale 24%
Flame Sac 20%
Aknosom Beak 12%
Aknosom Crest 5%
Material Drop Rate
Aknosom Feather 100% (Wing)
Aknosom Crest 100% (Crest)
Aknosom Beak 70% (Beak)
Aknosom Scale 30% (Beak), 100% (Tail)
Material Drop Rate
Aknosom Feather 32%
Aknosom Scale 24%
Flame Sac 24%
Monster Bone M 12%
Aknosom Beak 8%

High Rank

Materials and Drops
Carves & Drops
Capture Rewards
Broken Part Rewards
Target Rewards
Material Drop Rate
Aknosom Scale+ 41% (Body)
Aknosom Feather+ 29% (Body)
Inferno Sac 19% (Body)
Aknosom Beak 8% (Body)
Bird Wyvern Gem 3% (Body)
Dropped Materials
Material Drop Rate
Aknosom Scale+ 34%, 70%
Wyvern Tear 30%
Large Wyvern Tear 20%
Aknosom Feather+ 15%, 30%
Bird Wyvern Gem 1%
Material Drop Rate
Aknosom Feather+ 100% (Wing)
Aknosom Crest+ 100% (Crest)
Aknosom Beak 70% (Beak)
Aknosom Scale+ 25% (Beak), 100% (Tail)
Bird Wyvern Gem 5% (Beak)

Aknosom Weapons and Armor

Aknosom Close-Range Weapons

Aknosom Ranged Weapons

Ranged Weapons
No ranged weapons for this large monster.

Aknosom Armor

Aknosom Buddy Equipment

Aknosom Quest Appearances

Low Rank
High Rank
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Hub Quest ★1 Shady Monster (Key)
Hub Quest ★3 Beckoning Slumber (Key)
Urgent Village Quest ★3 Feathered Frenzy
Village Quest ★3 Special License Quest 1
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Event Quest ★4 Dancing Parasol, Snowy Breeze
Hub Quest ★4 Study the Sword & Shield
Hub Quest ★4 Dancing A-purr-ition (Key)
Hub Quest ★6 Invoke the Insect Glaive

Aknosom Attack Patterns

Name Description
Beak Slam Aknosom drills the ground with its beak.
Fireball Frenzy The Aknosom shoots out balls of flame in straight succession.
Reckless Tackle The Aknosom rears its ugly head and slams into anything in its path.
Wing Swing A steady pose before the Aknosom swings its mighty wing.
Back Kick Aknosom closes the gap while protecting its head as it kicks backwards.

Beak Slam

Monster Hunter Rise (Aknosom) - Beak Slam.gif

Be careful of Aknosom's beak attacks that pierces the ground. Evade or use Silkbind attacks when possible!

Fireball Frenzy

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Aknosom also has a fire-breath attack that stays in the hitting zone for a while. Be wary of this to avoid dealing with fire blight!

Reckless Tackle

Monster Hunter Rise (Aknosom) - Head Rush.gif

Aknosom has a rush attack that can send hunters flying. This is pretty easy to telegraph because Aknosom will bow down before executing the rush attack so this is a fairly easy attack to avoid. When this attack misses, Aknosom will be immobile for a while so use this chance to attack the monster!

Wing Swing

Monster Hunter Rise (Aknosom) - Wing Swing.gif

Aknosom will spread its wings and perform a heavy attack! Be wary of the initial movement before it executes the attack and reacts accordingly. In addition, Aknosom will do this move twice when agitated so be careful!

Back Kick

Back Kick.gif

Aknosom raises one foot off the ground and jumps closer to the hunter. It guards its head as it does a back kick, maximizing defense while going offense. This kick can knock you off your feet, so stay vigilant!

How to Beat Aknosom

Check Icon.png Get Ready To Dodge/Block When Its on One Leg
Check Icon.pngAim for the Wings and Crest
Check Icon.pngBring Nulberries or Dodge when on Fire
Check Icon.pngGet Away When It Flies

Get Ready To Dodge/Block When Its on One Leg

Monster Hunter Rise (Aknosom) - Watch out for the Leg.jpg

The Aknosom telegraphs its attacks by standing on one leg. Be sure to avoid its attacks when you see it do this!

Aim for the Wings and Crest

Monster Hunter Rise (Aknosom) - Aim for the Wing.png

Its weak spots are its wings and crest. Make sure to hit these parts to do maximum damage!

Bring Nulberries or Dodge when on Fire

Monster Hunter Rise (Aknosom) - Get Away When it Flies.png

Aknosom's fire breath attacks can make short work of unsuspecting hunters. Use a nullberry or continuously dodge to put out the flames!

Get Away When It Flies

Monster Hunter Rise (Aknosom) - Put Out the Fire.jpg

When the Aknosom flies, it's about to fire its breath attacks around it repeatedly. Make sure to be on your toes whenever it flies around and beware of its ranged attacks until it lands.

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