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

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Barioth Guide

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

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Barioth Hunter Notes

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Barioth Returning Monster
Type Flying Wyvern Previous Games MH3, MHP3, MH3U, MHGU,MHWI
Threat Level 5/10 Rampage Type
Major Weakness Other Weakness
Blight / Elemental Damage Abnormal Status
Wyverns that rule the eternally frozen Tundra. Barioth use their forelegs, tail, and their spiked scales to traverse the slipper ice with ease; this ability makes them very difficult to keep up with.

Barioth Weakness and Resistance

MH Rise - Slash Damage MH Rise - Blunt Damage MH Rise - Bullet Damage MH Rise - Fire Damage
40 40 33 13
MH Rise - Water Damage MH Rise - Thunder Damage MH Rise - Ice Damage MH Rise - Dragon Damage
3 9 0 7

Bold are the recommended Weapon Type and Elemental Damage.

Barioth Weapon Damage Breakdown

Part Sever Symbol (MH Rise).png Blunt Symbol (MH Rise).png Ammo Symbol (MH Rise).png
Head 65 70 55
Neck/Back 30 30 25
Foreleg 40 45 35
Thorns 25 35 25
Abdomen 38 38 25
Wing 30 45 20
Hind Leg 30 30 25
Tail 45 23 45
Tail Tip 60 40 40
Overall 40 40 33

Barioth 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 10 15 0 15
Neck/Back 5 5 5 0 5
Foreleg 15 0 10 0 5
Thorns 30 5 25 0 10
Abdomen 10 0 5 0 5
Wing 10 0 5 0 5
Hind Leg 5 5 5 0 5
Tail 10 0 5 0 5
Tail Tip 15 0 10 0 5
Overall 13 3 9 0 7

Higher numbers indicate higher potential damage to the monster.

Barioth Hunting Tips

MH Rise - Barioth

Destroy the spikes on its winged forelegs and it won't be as zippy on the ice anymore! If you really want to slow a Barioth down, aim at those spikes.

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/Back Orange Extract
Foreleg White Extract
Thorns White Extract
Abdomen Orange Extract
Wing White Extract
Hind Leg Orange Extract
Tail Red Extract
Tail Tip Red Extract

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

Kinsect Extract Guide

Barioth Locations

Barioth Known Habitat

Map Starting Area Visited Areas Rest Area
Frost Islands.pngFrost Islands 3 / 7 1 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 9 / 10 5

Barioth Quest Appearances

Low Rank
High Rank
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Hub Quest ★3 White Knight vs. Hunter
(Key Quest)
Village Quest ★4 Raging White-out
(Key Quest)
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Arena Quest ★6 Arena 04
Hub Quest ★6 Grasp the Gunlance
Hub Quest ★6 Sharpening Amber Fangs
(Key Quest)
Event Quest ★7 Heart of a Ninja
Event Quest ★7 Frost Bites

How to Beat Barioth

Check IconBring Nulberries

Check IconBlunt Weapons are Recommended

Check IconFocus on its Forelegs and Tail

Check IconUse Fire Element

Check IconKeep Mobile

Bring Nulberries

MH Rise - Use Nulberry

Barioth's Ice Breath Twister and Tail Whip inflict Iceblight to anyone they hit, drastically slowing their wirebug regeneration. You can negate this effect using Nulberries so make sure you bring a full stack into the hunt!

Blunt Weapons are Recommended

MH Rise - Blunt weapons against Barioth
Barioth is weaker to blunt damage, so use Hammers, Hunting Horns and the like to defeat this beast!

Focus on its Forelegs and Tail

Foreleg Break
MH Rise - Broken Foreleg Barioth
Tail Sever
MH Rise - Barioth

Focus on Barioth's Forelegs and Tail to greatly reduce its mobility. Broken Forelegs can cause Barioth to slip off-balance after performing any of its Leap Attacks, while a severed tail greatly reduces the danger of its Tail Whip.

Use Fire Element

MH Rise - Use Fire Element against Barioth
Barioth is generally weak to fire, so use weapons with fire element to make the hunt easier!

Keep Mobile

The Barioth is quick, and will leap around while fighting. Make sure that you either keep moving so you don't get overwhelmed, or block appropriately. It also makes it hard to hit it from range so take note of this when using bowguns and bows.

Barioth General Attack Patterns

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

Name Description
Ice Breath Twister Unleashes an icy breath towards the target that turns into an icy twister.
Leap Attack Dives to hunter's postion with its heavy body. Has several variations.
Claw Swipe Uses its massive claws on either foreleg to swipe at its target.
Shoulder Check A quick side attack from its shoulder.
Tail Whip Whips its tail around from the left or right.
Airborne Attacks Perform airborne versions of two attacks: Ice Breath Twister and Leap Attack.

Ice Breath Twister

Ice Breath Twister Attack Information
MH Rise - Barioth
Ice Breath Twister: Barioth unleashes its icy breath towards the target. If you get hit by this, you become coated in Iceblight which slows wirebug regeneration tremendously.

Leap Attacks

Barioth is an extremely mobile monster that can attack hunters from any angle and distance. Its Leap Attacks are arguably on par with Nargacuga's — if not better.

Barioth has four variations of this attack.

Leap Attack Information
MH Rise - Barioth
Running Leap Attack: The most basic variation, Barioth telegraphs this attack with a short hop before commiting to a full-on leap.
MH Rise - Barioth
Hop Attack: A short version of the Running Leap Attack. This attack is mostly used on hunters that are close.
MH Rise - Barioth
Reckless Dive: This variation covers the most distance and can be used consecutively depending on the state of Barioth's forelegs.

IMPORTANT: Barioth can slip off-balance after performing this attack if at least one of its forelegs is broken.
MH Rise - Barioth
Leap Slam: This variation deals the most damage. Barioth targets a hunter and performs a high leap before slamming back to the ground, dealing high damage and knocking down the target if it connects.

IMPORTANT: You can evade this attack using a well-timed dodge. Stay on the move and wait for Barioth to leap upward before dodging.

Claw Swipe

Claw Swipe Attack Information
MH Rise - Barioth
Claw Swipe: Barioth uses its massive claws on either foreleg to swipe at its target, dealing high damage and potentially knocking the target down.

Shoulder Check

Shoulder Check Attack Information
MH Rise - Barioth
Shoulder Check: Using its massive size and arm spikes, Barioth will often shoulder check any hunters attacking from its sides. This attack has a very large hitbox — Make sure you time your dodges well or prepare to block!

Tail Whip

Tail Whip Attack Information
MH Rise - Barioth
Tail Whip: Barioth will hop slightly before whipping its tail around from the left or right, similar to Nargacuga. This attack can infict Iceblight and knock its target down if it connects.

Airborne Attacks

Airborne Attack Information
MH Rise - Barioth
Airborne Attacks: Barioth can temporarily fly up to perform airborne versions of two attacks, an aerial version of Ice Breath Twister or into a Reckless Dive. Always keep an eye out on the sky to dodge or block accordingly!

If you're quick enough, you can even flash it out of the sky using a Flash Bomb.

Barioth Materials and Drops

High Rank Barioth Materials

Broken Parts
Material Drop Rate
Barioth Tail 65% (Tail)
Barioth Carapace 39% (Body), 15% (Tail)
Barioth Pelt+ 25% (Body)
Freezer Sac 20% (Body)
Amber Fang+ 15% (Body)
Barioth Spike 15% (Tail x2)
Wyvern Gem 1% (Body), 5% (Tail)
Material Drop Rate
Barioth Pelt+ 33%
Barioth Claw+ 18%
Freezer Sac 14% (x2)
Amber Fang+ 14%
Barioth Tail 12%
Barioth Spike 6% (x2)
Wyvern Gem 3%
Material Drop Rate
Amber Fang+ 75% (Head)
Barioth Claw+ 70% (Thorns)
Barioth Spike 30% (Thorns x2)
Barioth Carapace 20% (Head)
Wyvern Gem 5% (Head)

Low Rank Barioth Materials

Broken Parts
Material Drop Rate
Barioth Pelt 33%
Barioth Shell 21%
Frost Sac 16%
Barioth Spike 13%
Barioth Claw 9%
Barioth Tail 8%
Material Drop Rate
Barioth Pelt 31%
Barioth Claw 17%
Barioth Tail 16%
Frost Sac 14% (x2)
Amber Fang 13%
Barioth Spike 9% (x2)
Material Drop Rate
Barioth Claw 75% (Thorns)
Amber Fang 75% (Head)
Barioth Shell 25% (Head)
Barioth Spike 25% (Thorns)
Material Drop Rate
Barioth Pelt 33%
Barioth Shell 21%
Frost Sac 16%
Barioth Spike 13%
Barioth Claw 9%
Barioth Tail 8%

Barioth Dropped Materials

High Rank
Low Rank
Material Drop Rate
Barioth Pelt+ 35%
Large Wyvern Tear 35%
Barioth Carapace 32%, 55%
Wyvern Tear 15%
Barioth Claw+ 10%
Barioth Spike 7% (x2), 10% (x2)
Wyvern Gem 1%
Material Drop Rate
Frost Sac 50%
Barioth Pelt 35%
Barioth Shell 30%, 50%
Barioth Claw 10%
Barioth Spike 10%, 15%

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