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Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Rakna-Kadaki Guide

This is a hunting guide for Rakna-Kadaki, a Large Monster in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) and the Sunbreak DLC. Read on to learn Rakna-Kadaki's weaknesses, forgeable weapons, forgeable armor, drops, and attack patterns for Master Rank!

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Rakna-Kadaki Hunter Notes

Rakna-Kadaki
ヤツカダキ
Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Rakna-Kadaki New Monster
Type Temnoceran
Threat Level 7/10 Rampage Type MH Rise - Gate Crasher Rampage TypeGate Crasher
Major Weakness Other Weakness
Blight / Elemental Damage Abnormal Status
Characteristics
A Rakna-Kadaki is usually seen covered in sticky webbing. Clinging to its abdomen are its offspring, known as Rachnoid, which it controls using the flammable gas that builds up there. Rachnoid spit fire, capture prey, and support the Rakna-Kadaki's massive body. As their numbers dwindle, the beast will hatch more, at which point it is extremely dangerous.

How to Unlock Rakna-Kadaki

Complete Keep it Busy in Master Rank

MH Rise Sunbreak - MR 3 Rakna-Kadaki Quest

Quest Name Monster/Unlock
A Sandy Spider Nest (Key Quest)
Rakna-Kadaki Image Rakna-Kadaki
Unlock Conditions:
Finish the Quest "Keep it Busy"

MR Rakna-Kadaki is unlocked by reaching M★3 and completing the Urgent Quest Keep it Busy in the Sunbreak expansion.

MR Grinding Guide:
How to Get from MR 6 to MR 100 Fast

Clear Five ★6 Key Hub Quests in High Rank

MH Rise Sunbreak - HR 7 Rakna-Kadaki Quest

Quest Name Monster/Unlock
Can't Kill It with Fire
Rakna-Kadaki Image Rakna-Kadaki
Unlock Conditions:
Clear 5 ★6 Key Hub Quests

Rakna-Kadaki is unlocked by reaching HR 6 and completing five ★6 Key Hub Quests. Doing this unlocks the Urgent Quest Can't Kill It with Fire which allows you to face Rakna-Kadaki in the Lava Caverns.

Hunter Rank Farm Guide:
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Rakna-Kadaki Weakness and Resistance

MH Rise - Slash Damage MH Rise - Blunt Damage MH Rise - Bullet Damage MH Rise - Fire Damage
37 39 23 0
MH Rise - Water Damage MH Rise - Thunder Damage MH Rise - Ice Damage MH Rise - Dragon Damage
7 0 14 0

Bold are the recommended Weapon Type and Elemental Damage.

Rakna-Kadaki Weapon Damage Breakdown

Part Sever Symbol (MH Rise).png Blunt Symbol (MH Rise).png Ammo Symbol (MH Rise).png
Head 60 70 45
Chest 25 25 10
Claw 20 20 10
Abdomen 35 35 15
Leg (Thread) 43 43 35
Overall 37 39 23

Rakna-Kadaki 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 0 10 0 20 0
Chest 0 5 0 5 0
Claw 0 15 0 30 0
Abdomen 0 5 0 10 0
Leg (Thread) 0 0 0 5 0
Overall 0 7 0 14 0

Higher numbers indicate higher potential damage to the monster.

Rakna-Kadaki Hunting Tips

MH Rise - Rakna-Kadaki

It moves quickly by tethering webs to its offspring, but a strike timed well enough to sever these threads will cause the Rakna-Kadaki to lose its balance and provide you an opening. If, however, you become entangled in its web and roasted by its flames, expect to take a significant amount of damage.

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
Chest White Extract
Claw Red Extract
Abdomen Orange Extract
Leg (Thread) White Extract

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

Kinsect Extract Guide

Rakna-Kadaki Locations and Quests

Rakna-Kadaki Known Habitat

Map Starting Area Visited Areas Rest Area
Sandy Plains.pngSandy Plains 9 6 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 12
Lava Caverns.pngLava Caverns 5 / 14 1 / 4 / 5 / 9 / 10 / 11 10
Infernal Springs.pngInfernal Springs - - -

Rakna-Kadaki Quest Appearances

Master Rank
High Rank
Low Rank
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Anomaly Quest A★4 Anomaly Research: Rakna-Kadaki
Hub Quest M★3 A Sandy Spider Nest
(Key Quest)
Hub Quest M★4 Power Struggle
Hub Quest M★4 Impassioned Cavern Crawl
Support Survey M★4 Operation Sandy Situation
Follower Quest M★5 Front Row Seat
Support Survey M★5 Dangers in the Dark Desert
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Challenge Quest ★7 Challenge Quest 05
Event Quest ★7 White Desert Blossom
Event Quest ★7 Princesses' Banquet
Hub Quest ★7 Omnidirectional Threats
Hub Quest ★7 A Blaze Among Beasts
Hub Quest ★7 Advanced: The Fallen Comet
Hub Quest ★7 Master Utsushi's Challenge Part 5
Urgent Hub Quest ★7 Can't Kill It with Fire
No Quest in This Rank

How to Beat Rakna-Kadaki

Rakna-Kadaki Tips
Check Icon Bring Cleanser

Check Icon Remove Rakna-Kadaki's Webbing

Check Icon Take Out the Rachnoids

Check Icon Interrupt Flamethower Attacks with Flash Bombs

Bring Cleanser

MH Rise - Bring Cleanser against Rakna-Kadaki
Rakna-Kadaki, being a spider-like monster, has a ton of web-related attacks that can disable hunters and opens them up for more dangerous attacks from the monster. Head Lunge, Web Spray, and Web Traps inflict the Webbed status to anyone it hits.

Fortunately, Cleansers easily and quickly remove this status. Make sure you bring a full stack before heading into the hunt!

Remove Rakna-Kadaki's Webbing

MH Rise - Remove Rakna-Kadaki
Sometimes the best way to hunt a monster is to take the fight to it! Maintain the offensive throughout the fight to slowly chip away at its webbing.

Once enough damage is dealt, Rakna-Kadaki's webbing will unravel—exposing all of its parts and disabling certain Flamethrower patterns.

Take Out the Rachnoids

MH Rise - Take Out the Rachnoids with Rakna-Kadaki
Removing the Rachnoids on its abdomen will disable its various silk dashing abilities. Keep damaging this particular part until the abdomen is completely exposed, this will make the fight a lot easier.

Interrupt Flamethower Attacks with Flash Bombs

MH Rise - Interrupting Rakna-Kadaki
Rakna-Kadaki's Flamethrower attacks are arguably its most dangerous attacks. Always bring Flash Bombs with you to interrupt these attacks at important situations!

Rakna-Kadaki Master Rank Attack Patterns

In addition to its attacks in High Rank quests, Rakna-Kadaki uses the following attacks in Master Rank.

Name Description
Silk Slide Flamethrower Rakna-Kadaki releases a long beam of flame towards one of its sides, keeping it active as it slides towards a particular direction using a Rachnoid.
Double Flamethrower Lunge Rakna-Kadaki rears its head back before quickly lunging it forward to spew out two beams of fire in different directions.

Silk Slide Flamethrower

Silk Slide Flamethrower Attack Information
MH Rise Sunbreak - Rakna-Kadaki Silk Slide Flamethrower
Silk Slide Flamethrower: Rakna-Kadaki tosses out a Rachnoid and tilts its head to one side before letting out a long beam of fire. As it releases its flames, it rapidly slides towards the Rachnoid it previously launched.

While this attack travels fast, it takes a while for Rakna-Kadaki to set up, so move away from the path of the attack before it happens to avoid getting hit.

Double Flamethrower Lunge

Double Flamethrower Lunge Attack Information
MH Rise Sunbreak - Rakna-Kadaki Double Flamethrower Lunge
Double Flamethrower Lunge: Rakna-Kadaki rears its head back before quickly lunging it forward to spew out a long beam of fire in two different directions. This attack usually occurs after Rakna-Kadaki repositions with a Silk Slide.

To avoid this attack, pay attention to Rakna-Kadaki's head movements and move perpendicular to the path of each flamethrower lunge.

Rakna-Kadaki General Attack Patterns

Rakna-Kadaki uses the following attacks in High Rank quests.

Name Description
Web Spray Rakna-Kadaki sprays webbing from its mouth, applying the Webbed status ailment.
Head Lunge Rakna-Kadaki charges towards Rakna-Kadaki with its head.
Sharpclaw Attacks Rakna-Kadaki uses its claws to attack. This attack has several variations.
Flamethrower Rakna-Kadaki breathes fire in various directions. This attack has several variations.
Abdomen Hammer Rakna-Kadaki swings its webby abdomen to attack. This attack has several variations.
Rachnoid-Based Moves and Attacks Rakna-Kadaki utilizes Rachnoids to help her in the fight. This attack has several variations.

Web Spray

Web Spray Attack Information
MH Rise - Rakna-Kadaki
Web Spray: Rakna-Kadaki fires streams of webbing from its mouth, applying the Webbed status to anyone hit by the attack.

To evade this attack, try to get some distance between you and Rakna-Kadaki at the start of the attack then sneak back in once the gaps between streams are wide enough.

Head Lunge

Head Lunge Attack Information
MH Rise - Rakna-Kadaki
Head Lunge: Rakna-Kadaki springs its head forward, dealing damage and applying the Webbed status to anyone it connects to. You can remove this deadly status via Cleanser.

Sharpclaw Attacks

Rakna-Kadaki can use its massive sharpclaws at the front to deal damage and potentially knock down anyone in its path. Stay on your toes and keep an eye out for these deadly attacks!

Sharpclaw Attacks Variations
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Single Sharpclaw Swipe: Rakna-Kadaki extends one of its sharpclaws before swiping its front, dealing minor damage and tripping anyone caught in the attack.
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Double Sharpclaw Swipe: Rakna-Kadaki extends both sharpclaws before swiftly swiping its front with each of them. This attack can knock hunters down if it connects.
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Sharpclaw Slam: Rakna-Kadaki stands on its back legs then slam back into the ground in front of it, dealing massive damage and knocking anyone down caught in the attack.

Flamethrower

Rakna-Kadaki will spray fire in various directions while moving though out the fight. This attack has an easy telegraph so once you see the red mist all hunters should sprint, dodge or wirebug their way to safety.

Rakna-Kadaki can immediately transition to this attack whenever someone gets snagged on a web trap.

Flamethrower Variations
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Sideward Flamethrower: Rakna-Kadaki releases red mist towards one of its sides before igniting it it flames. The flames persist for a certain amount of time and Rakna-Kadaki will advance a few steps towards that side as well.
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Frontal Flamethrower: Rakna-Kadaki extends its head upward, choosing a starting side before unleashing a beam of fire that sweeps its entire front. Rakna-Kadaki also advances a few steps forward during this attack.
MH Rise - Rakna-Kadaki
Grounded Gigantic Flamethrower: Rakna-Kadaki unleashes a massive beam of fire from its head before leading it outward in a spiral pattern. Anyone caught in this attack suffers massive damage.

This attack is telegraphed by a red mist surrounding Rakna-Kadaki's entire body.
MH Rise - Rakna-Kadaki
Hanging Gigantic Flamethrower: Rakna-Kadaki unleashes a red mist from its body before tethering to the cavern ceiling and unleashing a massive beam of fire.
This particular pattern also leads the beam in an outward spiral, but this time the beam is tethered to the ground.

Abdomen Hammer

Rakna-Kadaki can use its massive abdomen as a weapon, smacking unsuspecting hunters who stay behind it for too long!

Abdomen Hammer Variations
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Abdomen Slam: Rakna-Kadaki flexes its abdomen up high before slamming it down, causing damage and knocking down anyone it hits.
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Abdomen Swipe: Rakna-Kadaki swipes its rear using its massive abdomen, launching anyone it connects to. This particular attack is only available whenever Rakna-Kadaki's abdomen isn't covered in web armor.

It is important to note that this attack flings Web Traps around the attack area.

Rachnoid-Based Moves and Attacks

Rakna-Kadaki nests a group of Rachnoids on its Abdomen. These little critters aid Rakna-Kadaki in a series of moves and attacks, making the hunt even more dangerous.

Rachnoid-Based Attack Variations
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Silk Slide: Rakna-Kadaki flings one of its Rachnoids in a designated spot as an anchor point. It will then slide towards the same area shortly after.
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Sliding Sharpclaw Slam: Rakna-Kadaki flings a Rachnoid towards its target, using it as an anchor point to slide forward and perform a Sharpclaw Slam at the end of the slide.
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Rach-Attack: Rakna-Kadaki ejects a bunch of Rachnoids towards a specific area. These Rachnoids will then shoot flames or webbing in a certain direction after landing on their destination.

Rakna-Kadaki Materials and Drops

Master Rank Rakna-Kadaki Materials

Carves
Capture
Broken Parts
Target
Material Drop Rate
Rakna-Kadaki Cortex 33% (Body)
Rakna-Kadaki Hardclaw 24% (Body)
Afflicted Claw 20% (Anomaly Quests)
Rakna-Kadaki Glowgut+ 16% (Body)
Monster Essence 14%
Rakna-Kadaki Silk+ 13% (Body)
Material Drop Rate
Rakna-Kadaki Hardclaw 100% (Claws)
Rakna-Kadaki Silk+ 80% (Legs x2), 30%(Head)
Rakna-Kadaki Glowgut+ 60% (Glowgut)
Rakna-Kadaki Cortex 50% (Head)
Rakna-Kadaki Spike+ 40% (Glowgut x2), 20% (Legs)
Afflicted Claw 20% (Anomaly Quests)
Monster Essence 20%

High Rank Rakna-Kadaki Materials

Carves
Capture
Broken Parts
Target
Material Drop Rate
Rakna-Kadaki Carapace 33% (Head)
Rakna-Kadaki Sharpclaw 24% (Body)
Rakna-Kadaki Glowgut 16% (Body)
Monster Broth 14% (Body)
Rakna-Kadaki Silk 13% (Body)
Material Drop Rate
Rakna-Kadaki Sharpclaw 100% (Claw)
Rakna-Kadaki Glowgut 60% (Glowgut)
Rakna-Kadaki Carapace 50% (Head)
Rakna-Kadaki Silk 30% (Head), 80% (Legs x2)
Monster Broth 20% (Head)
Rakna-Kadaki Spike 20% (Legs), 40% (Glowgut x2)

Rakna-Kadaki Dropped Materials

Master Rank
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