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Great Izuchi - Basic Information and Armor Sets

This is an article about Great Izuchi, a new monster appearing in Monster Hunter Rise (MHRise) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn how to beat Great Izuchi, everything we know about Great Izuchi, the currently revealed Great Izuchi armor sets, and the effects of its attacks.

Great Izuchi Basic Information

Great Izuchi
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Type Bird Wyvern
Element None Ailment None
Breakable Parts
Head
Official Description
A Bird Wyvern whose tail has evolved into a scythe-like shape, which it uses to attack its prey. Great Izuchi tend to roam around their territory in groups with smaller Izuchi, the sharpest two of the pack always at their leader's side. Once they find their prey, they unleash a flurry of combination attacks.

Starting Area

Map Starting Area
Shrine Ruins 7, 8, 9

Great Izuchi Characteristics

Attacks Together with Smaller Izuchi

Great Izuchi Tri Attack

Great Izuchi always fights together with two smaller Izuchi. The three will always attack together so balancing your attention between all of them could be a challenge.

It is possible that killing off the two smaller Izuchi will make the hunt easier but they could respawn infinitely so you may need to find a way to fight all three of them together.

Great Izuchi Attack Patterns

Name Description
Tri-Rush Attack Rush to the hunter while doing scratch attacks
Tail Slam Swing the tail vertically and slams it to the ground
Tail Sweep A tail sweep attack from side-to-side, 180°
Consecutive Tail Spin Three consecutive spinning tail attack
Water Spit Attack A long range water attack
Scratch Attack A normal stationary scratch attack

Tail Slam Attack

Great Izuchi Vertical Tail Attack

Great Izuchi attacks by slamming its tail vertically in a straight line. Take note that smaller Izuchis will also similarly swing their tail! Evade to the side (left or right) or counterattack with wirebug moves!

Spit Attack

Great Izuchi Spit Attack

The Great Izuchi has a spit attack that may cause elemental blights. Based on the trailer, this attack looks liquid so it may be water blight. Either way, be careful because blights are a pain to deal with especially if you do not have nullberries.

Tri-Rush Attack

Great Izuchi Tri Rush Attack

The Great Izuchi can launch a rush attack forward together with its Izuchi companions. Because their bodies are lined up side-by-side, it could be quite difficult to avoid. Try using Wire Dash to quickly evade!

Consecutive Tail Spin

Consecutive Tail Spin

Great Izuchi can execute a tail spin attack three times! Most hunters usually let their guard down after the first or second spin which leads to them receiving big damage. Whenever you see a spin attack, do not risk it - hold and wait if Great Izuchi will execute two more spin attacks. Sheathe your weapon or use wirebugs to evade quickly!

Tail Sweep Attack

Tail Sweep

This move is pretty quick so it can catch hunters sleeping. This is a staple move from this monster so try avoiding camping at his tail!

How to Beat Great Izuchi

Kill the Smaller Izuchis First

Kill off Smaller Izuchis

We suggest killing off the two smaller Izuchis before focusing on the bigger Great Izuchi. These two will always mimic their big brother so removing them from the equation can make your hunt easier. Gunners can make quick work of these small monsters while Blademasters can fill up their gauges before fighting the bigger Great Izuchi.

They will respawn after some time but the timer (around 5 minutes) is amply long for you to defeat Great Izuchi.

Open to Attacks After The Tail Slam

Tail Slam Stuck

The tail of this monster will get stuck to the ground after a tail slam so it will be open for attacks! Use this opportunity to dish out powerful moves - just make sure you avoid that tail slam first!

Will Go Down If It Receives a Certain Amount of Damage

Izuchi Will Go Down

The Great Izuchi will go down after receiving a certain amount of damage much like its old-world counterpart, the Great Jaggi. It will ragdoll away from the hunter so use wirebugs to dash towards it and save time then dish out your most powerful moves!

Great Izuchi Latest Information

Appeared in the First Official Trailer

Great Izuchi Appeared in First Trailer

Great Izuchi appeared in the first official trailer of Monster Hunter Rise (MHRise). It seems to resemble the Japanese yokai 'Kitsune' that takes the appearance of a fox.

Practice Using Weapons Here

Great Izuchi Demo

Slaying a Great Izuchi is the easier hunt in the demo so practice using your weapons here. If you have practiced and are confident enough, maybe you could take on the Mizutsune quest next!

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Great Izuchi Armor Set Preview

Great Izuchi Armor Set (Male) Great Izuchi Armor Set (Female)
Great Izuchi Armor MaleEnlarge Great Izuchi Armor FemaleEnlarge
Great Izuchi Palamute Armor Great Izuchi Palico Armor
Great Izuchi Palamute ArmorEnlarge Great Izuchi Palico ArmorEnlarge

An introductory video for Great Izuchi's armor set was released on Capcom's official social media channels. It boasts a very flashy turban with a white and orange colorway. Also, the Palamute and Palico armors were released as well.

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