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Status Effects and Elemental Blight

This is a guide to abnormal status effects and elemental blights in Monster Hunter Rise (MHRise). If you want to know more about the effects of abnormal status and blights, new elemental statuses, and how to remove statuses and blights, read on!

Elemental Blights on Hunters

List of Elemental Blights

Blight Effect and Solutions
Fireblight.jpg
Fireblight
Damage over time

• Use Nulberry
• Dodge roll thrice (3x)
• Dodge roll once (1x) when on water
• Wait for effects to wear off
Waterblight.jpg
Waterblight
Slow stamina recovery

• Use Nulberry
• Repeatedly dodge roll
• Repeatedly Wiredash
• Wait for effects to wear off
Thunderblight.jpg
Thunderblight
More susceptible to stuns
• Use Nulberry
• Repeatedly dodge roll
• Wait for effects to wear off
Iceblight.jpg
Iceblight
Slow Wirebug gauge recovery

• Use Nulberry
• Repeatedly dodge roll
• Wait for effects to wear off
Dragonblight.jpg
Dragonblight
Weapon element and status effects are nullified

• Use Nulberry
• Repeatedly dodge roll
• Wait for effects to wear off
Blastblight.jpg
Blastblight
A short time or after being blown back, an explosion will trigger, causing damage

• Use Deodorant
• Repeatedly dodge roll
• Wiredash
Hellfireblight.jpg
Hellfireblight
A short time or after being blown back, an explosion will trigger, causing damage

• Use Deodorant
• Repeatedly dodge roll
• Wiredash to leave behind a hellfire cloud that explodes when hit or after time.

How to Remove Elemental Blights

Use Nulberries!

Use Nulberry

All elemental blights can be cured by using Nulberries so when fighting a monster with elements, always make sure to bring a full stack!

Know Other Methods of Removal!

No Nulberry To Use

In case you forget to bring Nulberries, know other ways to cure blights eg. rolling thrice can extinguish fireblight!

Wear Armor with Effect-Resistant Armor Skills

There are also armor skills that provide resistance against blights called Blight Resistance. Use this method when being affected by blights is unavoidable! Take note though, this does not nullify damage - only the blight.

Elemental Blights on Monsters

List of Elemental Blights on Monsters

Blight Effects
Fireblight.jpgFireblight • Damage over time
• Monster is more likely to flinch
Waterblight.jpgWaterblight • Monster Hide becomes softer
• Gives opportunity to damage parts where your weapon usually bounce off
Thunderblight.jpgThunderblight • Monster can be stunned even when hit with non-blunt weapons
• Stun damage will accumulate even if hit on other parts but will trigger the stun when hit on the head!
Iceblight.jpgIceblight • Monster will have reduced movement speed
• No effect on exhausted monsters
Hellfireblight.jpg
Hellfireblight
• A short time an explosion will trigger, causing damage

How to Deal Elemental Blights Against Monsters

Use Endemic Life

Use Endemic Life

In Monster Hunter Rise, monsters can be afflicted by elemental blights by using endemic life in the map!

To easily induce blights to monsters, the following endemic life is scattered in the battlefield:

Endemic Life Effect
Induces fireblight to the monster
Induces waterblight to the monster
Induces thunderblight to the monster
Induces iceblight to the monster

List of Endemic Life

Use Wyvern Riding Attacks

Wyvern Riding Status Effects

While riding monsters using Wyvern Riding, some moves allow you to induce elemental blights to another monster eg. Mizutsune's water breath attack (waterblight) and Rathalos' Mounted Punisher (fireblight)!

Wyvern Riding Guide: Best Monsters to Wyvern Ride

Abnormal Status Effects on Hunters

List of Abnormal Status Effects

Status Effect and Solutions
Poison.jpg
Poison
Damage over time

• Use Antidote or Herbal Medicine
• Wait for the effect to wear off
• A stronger version of poison exists.
Stun.jpgStun
Unable to move for a short while

• Mash the B button and rotate the Left Analog Stick
• Wait for the effect to wear off
• Get knocked back by an attack
Paralysis.jpgParalysis
Unable to move for a short while

• Mash the B button and rotate the Left Analog Stick
• Wait for the effect to wear off
• Get knocked back by an attack
Sleep.jpgSleep
Gradually puts you to sleep; damage received is increased

• Use Energy Drink before you fall asleep completely
• Receive an attack while asleep
• Wait for the effect to wear off
Defense Down.jpgDefense Down
Lowers your defense stats making you take more damage

• Use Adamant Seed or Armorskin
• Wait for the effect to wear off
Resistance Down.jpgResistance Down
Lowers your elemental resistance making you more susceptible to elemental blights

• Use a Nulberry
• Wait for the effect to wear off
Stench.jpgStench
Prevents you from using health and stamina recovery items

• Use a Deodorant
• Wait for the effect to wear off
Bubble.jpg
Bubble
Bubbles accumulate and makes movement harder

• Use a Cleanser
• Receive an attack
Webbed.jpgWebbed
Prevents movement, attacks and evasion while affected

• Use a Cleanser
• Mash buttons and rotate Left Analog Stick.
Leeched.jpgLeeched
Damage over time

• Repeatedly dodge roll
• Use a Kunai to remove
• Wiredash

How to Cure Abnormal Status Effects

Know the Monster and Keep the Curing Items on Hand

Use Items to Cure Status

Always know which abnormal status effect a monster can give your hunter. Knowing this allows you to prepare the necessary cures before the hunt!

Use Armor Skills that Increases Stun and Paralysis Resistance

Since stun and paralysis inherently do not have cures, it is suggested to incorporate the resist skills like Stun Resistance and Paralysis Resistance into your armor builds! Take note however that this is only recommended for beginners because veterans can usually evade their way out of these attacks.

Abnormal Status Effects on Monsters

List of Abnormal Status Effects on Monsters

Status Effect
Poison.jpg
Poison
• Deals damage over time
• Increased damage when exhausted
Paralysis.jpgParalysis • Unable to move for a short period
• Increased effectiveness when exhausted
Sleep.jpgSleep • Puts the monster to sleep
• First attack that wakes it up (wake-up attack) deals double damage
Blastblight.jpg Blast • Builds up overtime before dealing damage.
• Monster skin toughness is ignored
Stun.jpgStun • Occurs when the head is attacked by a blunt weapon
• Could also occur when attacked while having thunderblight
Exhaust.pngExhaust • Naturally occurring status effect on monster
• Usually denoted by slower movement and dripping saliva on mouth

How to Deal Abnormal Status Effects Against Monsters

Use Status Weapons

Status Weapons

If your build focuses on inflicting abnormal status effects, use a status weapon that has fast multi-hits like the Dual Blades and Sword and Shield. This allows you to accumulate status onto a monster more quickly!

Use Wyvern Riding Attacks

Wyvern Riding Elemental Blight

Like elemental bights, some moves while riding a monster induces status eg. Rathian's somersault attack can inflict poison onto an opposing monster!

Stun using Blunt Weapons

Hammer Strengths.jpg

Blunt weapons like the Hammer and Hunting Horn can inherently stun and exhaust monsters when hit on the head. Alternatively, the Bow's Exhaust Coating can also induce exhaust.

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Use Endemic Life and Items

Endemic Life.jpg

There is certain endemic life like the Poisontoad and items like Tinged Meat that induces status effects!

List of Items

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