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

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Tetranadon Guide

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

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Tetranadon Hunter Notes

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Tetranadon New Monster
Type Amphibian
Threat Level 2/10 Rampage Type MH Rise - Gate Crasher Rampage TypeGate Crasher
Major Weakness Other Weakness
Blight / Elemental Damage Abnormal Status
Amphibious monster resembling a frog. Its appetite is infinite, and if it sees anything moving, it will gobble it up, dirt and all. It's theorized that the dirt it consumes builds up in its stomach and aids in digestion. If it eats something that it cannot digest it will throw it back up. The cranial disc protecting its tender head is said to harden and become a more brilliant blue over time.

Tetranadon Weakness and Resistance

MH Rise - Slash Damage MH Rise - Blunt Damage MH Rise - Bullet Damage MH Rise - Fire Damage
42 44 35 10
MH Rise - Water Damage MH Rise - Thunder Damage MH Rise - Ice Damage MH Rise - Dragon Damage
0 19 6 3

Bold are the recommended Weapon Type and Elemental Damage.

Tetranadon Weapon Damage Breakdown

Part Sever Symbol (MH Rise).png Blunt Symbol (MH Rise).png Ammo Symbol (MH Rise).png
Head 65 70 60
Neck 50 55 40
Torso 40 40 30
Foreleg 50 45 40
Back 25 35 25
Hind Leg 35 30 25
Tail 30 30 25
Overall 42 44 35

Tetranadon 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 20 0 30 15 10
Neck 10 0 20 5 5
Torso 10 0 20 5 0
Foreleg 15 0 25 10 5
Back 5 0 10 5 0
Hind Leg 5 0 15 0 0
Tail 5 0 15 0 0
Overall 10 0 19 6 3

Higher numbers indicate higher potential damage to the monster.

Tetranadon Hunting Tips

MH Rise - Tetranadon

After a large meal, its movements become sluggish, but don't be fooled; its swings become more weighty and destructive as well! Watch for when it moves slowly, strike true, and it'll belch up its dinner and return to normal.

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
Neck Red Extract
Torso Orange Extract
Foreleg White Extract
Back Orange Extract
Hind Leg Orange Extract
Tail Orange Extract

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

Kinsect Extract Guide

Tetranadon Locations

Tetranadon Known Habitat

Map Starting Area Visited Areas Rest Area
Shrine Ruins.pngShrine Ruins 6 / 9 1 / 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 13 6
Frost Islands.pngFrost Islands 7 / 10 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 10 / 11 / 12 10
Lava Caverns.pngLava Caverns 3 / 9 2 / 3 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 3
Infernal Springs.pngInfernal Springs - - -

Tetranadon Quest Appearances

Low Rank
High Rank
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Challenge Quest ★2 Challenge Quest 01
Hub Quest ★2 Bouncing Brawlers
Urgent Hub Quest ★2 Dead Ringer
Village Quest ★3 Can't Stomach the Thought
(Key Quest)
Village Quest ★4 Third Wheel
Village Quest ★5 The Hottest Around
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Hub Quest ★4 Honing your Hunting Horn
Hub Quest ★4 The Frost Islands Arena
(Key Quest)
Event Quest ★5 Wrestling with Pain
Hub Quest ★5 Shadows Over the Frost
Event Quest ★6 Out of Sight, Out of Mind's Eye
Event Quest ★7 USJ - Shrine Showdown!
Hub Quest ★7 A Frosty Stalemate

How to Beat Tetranadon

Check IconBe Wary of Tetranadon's Front
Check IconStrike Tetranadon's Expanded Belly
Check Icon Rush Attack Can Be Dodged Sideways
Check IconDodge the Clap
Check IconRead the Shadows
Check IconUse the Wirefall After Being Restrained
Check Icon.pngBring Nullberries

Be Wary of Tetranadon's Front

MH Rise - Dodging a Tetranadon

Most of Tetranadon's attacks are performed in front of it. Be ready to dodge sideways to avoid damage.

Strike Tetranadon's Expanded Belly

MH Rise - Tetranadon Belly Striker

Tetranadon's belly expands when it eats. During this phase, it is slow and susceptible to attack combinations.

Take advantage of this temporary weakness. Deal as much damage as possible towards the belly. Tetranadon's belly will contract and eject its contents after receiving enough damage, knocking it down.

Rush Attack Can Be Dodged Sideways

MH Rise - Tetranadon Rush Attack Can Be Dodged Sideways

Tetranadon's Rush Attack is a straightforward move. Move sideways to avoid this attack. This attack will be harder to dodge if Tetranadon's size is expanded. Beware as Tetranadon can do a double rush!

Dodge the Clap

MH Rise - Dodge the Clap of Tetranadon

The Tetranadon will attempt to stun the hunter by clapping its massive paws, attempting to trap them between its hands. If hit by this, the hunter will be left stunned. Avoid this move by dodge rolling backwards or wirebugging away.

Read the Shadows

The shadow of Tetranadon acts as a tell when it attempts a Tetrana-splash or any lunging move. Watch for its shadow as it is about to land, this will give you the idea of which direction you can dodge.

Use the Wirefall After Being Restrained

MH Rise - Grab Wirefall to dodge Tetranadon

Tetranadon restrains and slams the hunter to the ground. You can Wirebug away once on the ground before the it slams you during the follow-up attack.

Learn how to use the Wirebugs more by reading our article linked below:

Wirebug Moves and Controls

Bring Nullberries

MH Rise - Tetranadon Eating a Nulberry

Tetranadon's Water Breath Attack inflicts Waterblight on impact. Always have a few Nulberries with you during the hunt to negate this potential deadly effect!

Tetranadon Attack Patterns

Name Description
Waterball Barrage/Bomb Regular: Three waterballs are shot at the hunter.
Expanded: A large waterball drops on the hunter.
Tetrana-splash Tetranadon leaps and will belly flop at its target.
Ground Pound Regular: A quick stomp that knocks the hunter off its feet.
Expanded: Beware of this stomp as it deals serious damage and knocks anything off their feet.
Rock Throw A sluggish attempt of Tetranadon at attacking with a solid projectile.
Pebble Wave A wave of air, pebbles, and water that deals damage and knocks anything off its feet.
Kappa Charge Regular: A snout-first paw swipe rush attack that has a chance of bing done twice
Expanded: The Tetranadon recklessly charges, gut-frst for maximum efficacy.

Waterball Barrage/Bomb

MH Rise - Tetranadon Waterball Barrage/Bomb

The Tetranadon is capable of unleashing water balls from its giant gut. It will spit three water balls during its normal form, but when expanded, it will shoot one giant water ball instead. When hit, you immediately contract waterblight.


MH Rise - Tetranadon Jump Attack

The Tetranadon, in both regular form and expanded form, will jump high up in the air and attempt to crush the hunter. It's an attack with a huge hitbox and high damage so make sure to dodge it!

Ground Pound

MH Rise - Tetranadon Slam Attack

Similar to a Sumo Wrestler, the Tetranadon will raise one of its feet and slam it to the ground.

When in expanded form, it will also cause tremors so having some Tremor Resistance skill will help. You can easily get out of the range of this attack as the Tetranadon winds up before slamming its foot to the ground.

Rock Throw

MH Rise - Tetranadon Rock Throw

When in expanded form, the Tetranadon can pick up rocks and throw them at the player. As soon as the rock is picked up, it's a good idea to watch its movements to easily dodge the attack.

Pebble Wave

MH Rise - Tetranadon Pebble Wave

The Tetranadon uses its mighty paw to send a hail of pebbles with water towards the hunter. This particular splash can be easily dodged as it only goes in one direction. It has the acceleration to rip the sound barrier, so avoid getting hit by this as it can knock you off your feet.

Kappa Charge

MH Rise - Tetranadon Gut Slam

The Tetranadon will charge at you gut-first with reckless abandon, attempting to knock you out of commission. This move can be blocked with a weapon that can guard. If the Tetranadon is badly injured, it will deflate after charging.

Tetranadon Materials and Drops

High Rank Tetranadon Materials

Broken Parts
Material Drop Rate
Tetranadon Hide+ 44% (Body)
Tetra Carapace+ 32% (Body)
Torrent Sac 19% (Body)
Tetranadon Beak+ 5% (Body)
Material Drop Rate
Tetra Carapace+ 100% (Carapace)
Tetranadon Disc+ 100% (Plate)
Torrent Sac 70% (Torso)
Tetranadon Beak+ 70% (Beak)
Tetranadon Hide+ 30% (Beak), 30% (Torso), 100% (Arm)

Low Rank Tetranadon Materials

Broken Parts
Material Drop Rate
Tetra Carapace 32%
Aqua Sac 24%
Tetranadon Hide 24%
Jumbo Bone 12%
Tetranadon Beak 8%
Material Drop Rate
Tetra Carapace 100% (Carapace)
Tetranadon Disc 100% (Plate)
Tetranadon Beak 70% (Beak)
Aqua Sac 70% (Torso)
Tetranadon Hide 30% (Beak), 30% (Torso), 100% (Arm)
Material Drop Rate
Tetra Carapace 32%
Aqua Sac 24%
Tetranadon Hide 24%
Jumbo Bone 12%
Tetranadon Beak 8%

Tetranadon Dropped Materials

High Rank
Low Rank
Material Drop Rate
Tetra Carapace+ 30%, 70%
Glittering Nacre 30%
Tetranadon Hide+ 20%, 30%
Shiny Nacre 20%
Material Drop Rate
Shiny Nacre 50%
Tetra Carapace 30%, 70%
Tetranadon Hide 20%, 30%

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