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

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Mizutsune Guide

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

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Mizutsune Hunter Notes

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Mizutsune Returning Monster
Type Leviathan Previous Games MHG, MHGU
Threat Level 6/10 Rampage Type MH Rise - Stalker Rampage TypeStalker
Major Weakness Other Weakness
Blight / Elemental Damage Abnormal Status
A specially evolved Leviathan with a sleek, lithe body, Mizutsune can secrete a peculiar foam that covers its foes in immobilizing bubbles. Once its prey's movement is imapired, it closes in with spry, dance-like movements.

Mizutsune Weakness and Resistance

MH Rise - Slash Damage MH Rise - Blunt Damage MH Rise - Bullet Damage MH Rise - Fire Damage
37 36 27 6
MH Rise - Water Damage MH Rise - Thunder Damage MH Rise - Ice Damage MH Rise - Dragon Damage
0 17 8 15

Bold are the recommended Weapon Type and Elemental Damage.

Mizutsune Weapon Damage Breakdown

Part Sever Symbol (MH Rise).png Blunt Symbol (MH Rise).png Ammo Symbol (MH Rise).png
Head 63 63 45
Neck 43 43 40
Torso 25 25 20
Foreleg 28 28 10
Left Claw 24 24 10
Right Claw 24 24 10
Dorsal Fin 43 43 45
Hind Leg 38 38 25
Tail 43 33 40
Overall 37 36 27

Mizutsune 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 5 0 10 5 8
Neck 8 0 10 5 8
Torso 5 0 10 5 5
Foreleg 5 0 25 15 30
Left Claw 5 0 30 15 30
Right Claw 5 0 30 15 30
Dorsal Fin 8 0 15 5 10
Hind Leg 5 0 10 5 5
Tail 5 0 10 5 5
Overall 6 0 17 8 15

Higher numbers indicate higher potential damage to the monster.

Mizutsune Hunting Tips

MH Rise - Mizutsune First Appearance

A Mizutsune slicks itself up to do a sliding attack, but its sliding also makes it susceptible to falling over, providing an opening for attack. If you're hit by its bubbles, you can scrub them off by running around and dodging furiously, or using a Cleanser.

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 Orange Extract
Left Claw Orange Extract
Right Claw Orange Extract
Dorsal Fin Red Extract
Hind Leg White Extract
Tail White Extract

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

Kinsect Extract Guide

Mizutsune Locations

Mizutsune Known Habitat

Map Starting Area Visited Areas Rest Area
Shrine Ruins.pngShrine Ruins 6 / 10 / 13 1 / 2 / 6 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 13 6
Frost Islands.pngFrost Islands 12 1 / 2 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 14 14
Flooded Forest.pngFlooded Forest 6 1 / 2 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 14 14
Infernal Springs.pngInfernal Springs - - -

Mizutsune Quest Appearances

Low Rank
High Rank
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Hub Quest ★3 My Muse the Mizutsune
(Key Quest)
Village Quest ★5 Waltzing by Moonlight
(Key Quest)
Village Quest ★6 Like a Flash of Lightning
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Event Quest ★6 Troubled Waters
Hub Quest ★6 Showdown in the Arena
Hub Quest ★6 Learn the Long Sword
Urgent Hub Quest ★6 A Bewitching Chance
Event Quest ★7 Rampage: Enchanting Parade
Event Quest ★7 Memories of That Day
Hub Quest ★7 Ruckus in the Ruins
Hub Quest ★7 Advanced: Monsters in Ink

How to Beat Mizutsune

Check IconKeep a Cleanser Handy

Check IconThrowing Kunai Can Pop Bubbles

Check IconPrioritize Head Attacks

Check IconAttack Opportunity After Roars!

Check IconSide and Hind Legs Are the Safest Parts

Check IconWirebug to Dodge the Water-Breath Attack

Check IconUse Thunder Element Weapons

Keep a Cleanser Handy

MH Rise - Use Cleanser

When you really cannot handle the Bubble, keep a Cleanser handy! Whenever you see that bubbles are accumulating on your hunter and you find it hard to maneuver, use it!

Throwing Kunai Can Pop Bubbles

MH Rise - Mizutsune Throwing Kunai Can Pop Bubbles

Though we do not recommend it, you can use Throwing Kunai to pop the bubbles Mizutsune creates. The throwing kunai are infinite too so do not worry about running out!

However, we recommend dodging and walking away from them though as popping them manually can distract you from Mizutsune's attacks.

Prioritize Head Attacks

MH Rise - Prioritize Attacking Mizutsune Head

Mizutsune is weakest on its head so try targeting it as much as possible. The head can be broken twice as well so more monster material drops after the hunt!

Attack Opportunity After Roars!

MH Rise - Attack Mizutsune After Roar

Mizutsune will be open for attacks after every roar. Most silkbind attacks have counterattack capabilities so use this to get free hits! Be warned though, most of these counterattack silkbind moves cost 2 wirebugs so make it count!

Side and Hind Legs Are the Safest Parts

MH Rise - Hitting Mizutsune

For Mizutsune in general, you'd want to hit the head but should you need to play safe for the time being (eg. when Mizutsune is angry), stay near its side and hind legs. The damage to Mizutsune will not be as great as when hit in the head but it will be safer.

Wirebug to Dodge the Water-Breath Attack

MH Rise - Best Wirebug Dodge Clutch

When Mizutsune is about to unleash a straight-line water-breath attack, it is easy to evade to the side. The problem lies when it does a side-to-side water-breath attack so use a wirebug when it does. Time it properly so you can safely cross to the safe zone when it sweeps!

If you are out of wirebug charges then an emergency evade will also suffice. To execute an Emergency Evade, sprint away from the monster and dodge by pressing B!

If you are hit by the water-breath attack, you will be afflicted by Waterblight. This will greatly increase your stamina consumption so be wary of this status effect. You may use a Nulberry to nullify this or use a Wiredash to dry yourself off.

Use Thunder Element Weapons

MH Rise - Use Thunder Element Mizutsune

Mizutsune is weak against the Thunder element so use a weapon that has the same element. Moreover, monsters affected by Thunderblight will be more susceptible to stun even without using blunt weapons!

Mizutsune General Attack Patterns

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

Name Description
Water Breath Attack Water breath attack in a straight line
Bubble Attacks Spits multiple bubbles
Tail Slam Attack that slams the tail forward
Jumping Slam Charge attack that jumps and lands while rotating
Full Body Slam Body slam attack using its belly. Mizutsune will usually stand up with front legs before it executes the move.

Water Breath Attack

Mizutsune will execute a water beam attack that can deal a lot of damage! Take note that there are three ways Mizutsune will execute this move, so be careful.

Water Breath Attack Variations
MH Rise - Mizutsune Spitting Water
Weak Water Spit: A quick water breath attack combined with a backward jump retreat.
MH Rise - Mizutsune Sweeps a Water Jet Horizontally
Sweeping Water Breath Attack: Water breath attack that sweeps from side-to-side.
MH Rise - Mizutsune Rotating Water Jet Attack
Rotating Water Breath Attack: A water breath attack in a circle, sweeps 360°

Bubble Attacks

Mizutsune is constantly wreathed in bubbles of various colors each of which have unique effects when popped by hunters.

Bubble Attack Variations
MH Rise - Mizutsune Does Bubble Attacks
Small Bubbles: Mizutsune releases several small bubbles.
MH Rise - Mizutsune
Large Bubbles: Mizutsune can also charge and blow a huge bubble that is very difficult to evade. Use Wirebugs to execute a faster evade especially if you are near Mizutsune!

Each bubble color has a corresponding effect applied to those who come in contact and pop it.

Bubble Color Effect
Pink Causes Bubbleblight after being hit twice
Green Recovers health
Red Grants an attack booth

Tail Slam

Tail Slam Attack Information
MH Rise - Mizutsune Tail Slamming
Tail Slam: This is the Mizutsune's bread-and-butter move. This is a very fast move especially when Mizutsune is enraged so be careful!

Jumping Slam

Jumping Slam Attack Information
MH Rise - Mizutsune Jumping Slamming
Jumping Slam: This attack is the most dangerous of all! Mizutsune usually does this when enraged and it can catch hunters off guard. Mizutsune will jump up and land while rotating, creating bubbles in the process. This can cart most hunters unaware of the tells so be mindful!

Full Body Slam

Full Body Slam Attack Information
MH Rise - Mizutsune Full Body Slam
Full Body Slam: This is an attack that is frequently executed by Mizutsune and can be telegraphed properly. Whenever Mizutsune raises its head and stands up half-way with its rear legs, prepare for a body slam attack! This has a huge hitbox so try evading very far whenever you see the tells.

Mizutsune Materials and Drops

High Rank Mizutsune Materials

Broken Parts
Material Drop Rate
Mizutsune Tail 75% (Tail)
Mizutsune Scale+ 38% (Body)
Mizutsune Purplefur+ 25% (Body), 15% (Tail)
Bubblefoam+ 21% (Body)
Mizutsune Claw+ 12% (Body)
Mizutsune Plate 3% (Body), 7% (Tail)
Mizutsune Water Orb 3% (Tail), 1% (Body)
Material Drop Rate
Mizutsune Claw+ 80% (Right Claw), 80% (Left Claw)
Mizutsune Fin+ 60% (Head), 60% (Dorsal Fin), 10% (Dorsal Fin x2)
Mizutsune Purplefur+ 30% (Dorsal Fin), 20% (Right Claw), 20% (Left Claw), 65% (Tail)
Bubblefoam+ 30% (Head), 28% (Tail)
Mizutsune Plate 7% (Head), 5% (Tail)
Mizutsune Water Orb 3% (Head), 2% (Tail)

Low Rank Mizutsune Materials

Broken Parts
Material Drop Rate
Mizutsune Claw 80% (Right Claw), 80% (Left Claw)
Mizutsune Fin 65% (Head), 60% (Dorsal Fin), 10% (Dorsal Fin x2)
Bubblefoam 32% (Head), 30% (Tail)
Mizutsune Purplefur 30% (Dorsal Fin), 20% (Right Claw), 20% (Left Claw), 68% (Tail)
Mizutsune Plate 3% (Head), 2% (Tail)

Mizutsune Dropped Materials

High Rank
Low Rank

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