Aknosom Guide: Weakness, Armor, Drops, and Weapons | Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise)

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Aknosom Guide

This is a hunting guide for Aknosom, a Large 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.pngAknosom Guide Weapons.pngAknosom Weapons Armor Icon.pngAknosom Armor

Aknosom Hunter Notes

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Aknosom New Monster
Type Bird Wyvern
Threat Level 2/10 Rampage Type MH Rise - Targeter Rampage TypeTargeter
Major Weakness Other Weakness
Blight / Elemental Damage Abnormal Status
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.

Aknosom Weakness and Resistance

MH Rise - Slash Damage MH Rise - Blunt Damage MH Rise - Bullet Damage MH Rise - Fire Damage
48 47 29 0
MH Rise - Water Damage MH Rise - Thunder Damage MH Rise - Ice Damage MH Rise - Dragon Damage
19 18 9 0

Bold are the recommended Weapon Type and Elemental Damage.

Aknosom Weapon Damage Breakdown

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

Aknosom Elemental Weakness Breakdown

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.

Aknosom Hunting Tips

MH Rise -  Aknosom

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 Exhaust Fireblight Waterblight
★★ ★★
Thunderblight Iceblight

If an ailment has more stars it means that it has better effectiveness.

Item Vulnerabilities

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

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

Kinsect Extracts

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

Red = Attack Increase, White = Movement Boost, Orange = Anti-knockback When Attacking

Kinsect Extract Guide

Aknosom Locations

Aknosom 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

Aknosom Quest Appearances

Low Rank
High Rank
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Hub Quest ★1 Shady Monster
(Key Quest)
Hub Quest ★3 Beckoning Slumber
(Key Quest)
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 Quest)
Event Quest ★5 Dastardly Vile Aknosom Trio
Hub Quest ★6 Invoke the Insect Glaive

How to Beat Aknosom

Check Icon Get Ready To Dodge/Block When Its on One Leg
Check IconAim for the Wings and Crest
Check IconBring Nulberries or Dodge when on Fire
Check IconGet Away When It Flies

Get Ready To Dodge/Block When Its on One Leg

Aknosom is getting ready with 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

MH Rise -  Aim for Aknosom

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

MH Rise - Aknosom Use Nulberry during Fireblight

Aknosom's fire breath attacks can make short work of unsuspecting hunters. Use a Nulberry or continuously dodge roll to remove Fireblight!

Get Away When It Flies

MH Rise - Aknosom Get away when it starts flying

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

Aknosom Master Rank Attack Patterns

The Attack Patterns listed here are based on the Sunbreak Demo, and may change in the final version of the expansion.

Name Description
Somersault Aknosom somersaults then launches fireballs.


Somersault Attack Information
MH Rise Sunbreak - Aknosom Somersault to Fireballs
Somersault: Aknosom quickly moves back with a somersault and follows up by spitting four fireballs. Watch out as the somersault can knock you back, and the fireballs don't bounce in a single direction!

Sunbreak Demo Guide

Aknosom General Attack Patterns

Aknosom uses the following attacks in Low and High Rank quests.

Name Description
Beak Slam Aknosom drills the ground with its beak.
Fireball Frenzy Aknosom shoots out flireballs in straight succession.
Reckless Tackle Aknosom rears its 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

Beak Slam Attack Information
MH Rise - Aknosom Beak Slam
Beak Slam: Be careful of Aknosom's beak attacks that pierces the ground. Evade or use Silkbind attacks when possible!

Fireball Frenzy

Fireball Frenzy Attack Information
MH Rise - Aknosom Fireball Frenzy
Fireball Frenzy: 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

Reckless Tackle Attack Information
MH Rise - Aknosom Reckless Tackle
Reckless Tackle: Aknosom has a rush attack that can send hunters flying. This is pretty easy to notice because Aknosom will lower its head before executing the rush attack so this is an 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

Wing Swing Attack Information
MH Rise - Aknosom Wing Swing
Wing Swing: Aknosom will spread its wings and perform a heavy attack! Be wary of the initial movement before it executes the attack. Aknosom will do this move twice when agitated so be careful!

Back Kick

Back Kick Attack Information
MH Rise - Aknosom Back Kick
Back Kick: 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!

Aknosom Materials and Drops

High Rank Aknosom Materials

Broken Parts
Material Drop Rate
Aknosom Scale+ 41% (Body)
Aknosom Feather+ 29% (Body)
Inferno Sac 19% (Body)
Aknosom Beak 8% (Body)
Bird Wyvern Gem 3% (Body)
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)

Low Rank Aknosom Materials

Broken Parts
Material Drop Rate
Aknosom Feather 32%
Aknosom Scale 24%
Flame Sac 24%
Monster Bone M 12%
Aknosom Beak 8%
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%

Aknosom Dropped Materials

High Rank
Low Rank
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
Wyvern Tear 50%
Aknosom Scale 35%, 70%
Aknosom Feather 15%, 30%

Master Rank Materials

Aknosom Burnbeak.pngAknosom Burnbeak Aknosom Plume.pngAknosom Plume Aknosom Shard.pngAknosom Shard
Bird Wyvern Gem.pngBird Wyvern Gem Conflagrant Sac.pngConflagrant Sac Fey Wyvern Gem.pngFey Wyvern Gem

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