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Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Flaming Espinas Guide

This is a hunting guide for Flaming Espinas, a Large Monster in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise): Sunbreak. Read on to learn what we know about Flaming Espinas' weakness, element, blights, and armor so far!

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Flaming Espinas Hunter Notes

Flaming Espinas
Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Flaming Espinas Returning Monster
Type Flying Wyvern Previous Games MHF2, MHO
Threat Level 9/10 Rampage Type
Major Weakness Other Weakness
Blight / Elemental Damage Abnormal Status
Characteristics
An Espinas subspecies with a slightly more muted body color. The boldness of the standard Espinas remains: run-of-the-mill attacks won't rouse Flaming Espinas from their slumber. Their breath attack contains a powerful poison, and a dense acid that deteriorates armor. Take this attack head-on, and you won't stand a chance...

How to Unlock Flaming Espinas

Reach MR 10

MH Rise Sunbreak - What Sleeps in the Tower

Quest Name Monster/Unlock
What Sleeps in the Tower
Flaming Espinas Image Flaming Espinas
Unlock Conditions:
Reach MR10

To hunt Flaming Espinas after downloading Sunbreak's Title Update 2, you need to raise your MR to 10.

Speak to Doctor Tadori and to Chichae the Quest Damsel to unlock What Sleeps in the Tower.

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

Flaming Espinas Weakness and Resistance

Flaming Espinas Weapon Damage Breakdown

Part Sever Symbol (MH Rise).png Blunt Symbol (MH Rise).png Ammo Symbol (MH Rise).png
Head 30 30 20
Abdomen 30 30 25
Back 20 20 15
Wing 23 23 20
Leg 38 38 40
Tail 28 25 20
Overall 29 28 24

Flaming Espinas 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 15 10 5 10
Abdomen 0 15 10 5 10
Back 0 10 5 0 5
Wing 0 10 10 0 5
Leg 0 15 10 5 10
Tail 0 10 5 0 5
Overall 0 13 9 3 8

Higher numbers indicate higher potential damage to the monster.

Flaming Espinas Hunting Tips

MH Rise Sunbreak - Flaming Espinas Hunting Tips

Beware when Flaming Espinas stand up and spread their wings; they'll begin building up power to unleash a massive fireball attack with a wide area of effect. When they start charging up, escape to a safe distance. The fireball's explosive effects lower defense, so bring along items like Adamant Seeds to give it a boost.

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
Abdomen Orange Extract
Back Orange Extract
Wing White Extract
Leg White Extract
Tail Orange Extract
Overall

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

Kinsect Extract Guide

Espinas Subspecies

MH Rise Sunbreak - Flaming Espinas Subspecies

In Monster Hunter Frontier Season 2, Flaming Espinas did not have an official name. Back then, it was only called Espinas Subspecies or Brown Espinas. And now that it's appearing in Sunbreak in Title Update 2, it finally has an official name!

Espinas: Weakness and Drops

Flaming Espinas Locations and Quests

Flaming Espinas Habitat

Map Starting Area Visited Areas Rest Area
Forlorn Arena.pngForlorn Arena - - -
Citadel.pngCitadel 2 / 7 / 10 2 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 10 / 13 7

Flaming Espinas Quest Appearances

Master Rank
High Rank
Low Rank
Quest Type Lvl Quest Name
Hub Quest M★6 Advanced: Toxic Trio
Hub Quest M★6 Advanced: Espinaptime
Support Survey M★6 Operation Flaming Espinas
Urgent Hub Quest M★6 What Sleeps in the Tower
No Quest in This Rank
No Quest in This Rank

How to Beat Flaming Espinas

Flaming Espinas Tips
Check Icon Will Always Start Off Sleeping

Check Icon Mind Its Attack Range

Check Icon Use Items to Remove Defense Debuff

Check Icon Stay Away from Smog

Will Always Start Off Sleeping

Flaming Espinas, much alike its normal variant, will always be asleep at the start of every hunt. Exploit this mechanic by maximizing the wake up slap multiplier (2x) and start strong.

We suggest using Mega Barrel Bombs or use your weapon's big damage attack to wake it up like the Great Sword's True Charged Slash or the Hunting Horn's Sonic Bloom Silkbind Attack.

Mind Its Attack Range

It may be easy to underestimate Flaming Espinas' attack range due to its size, but its fireball attacks and the explosion caused by these can reach far away. If you need to heal or use an item, make sure to create some distance away from the monster to be safe!

Use Items to Remove Defense Debuff

Flaming Espinas' fireball attack not only causes fireblight and poison, but can also deal Defense Down, which can put you in grave danger given how aggressive Flaming Espinas is.

If affected with Defense Down, you can use items such as Adamant Seed, Armorskin, or Mega Armorskin to remove the defense debuff.

Status Boost, Abnormal Status, and
Elemental Blight Guide

Stay Away from Smog

Flaming Espinas' fireball attacks will explode and leave a trail of smog which will inflict fireblight and poison if you pass through it. You might end up recovering from being poisoned only to get it again if you roll towards the smog cloud, so watch out where you roll!

Flaming Espinas Attacks and Moves

Name Description
Body Slam Flaming Espinas leaps upwards and smashes its body to the ground.
Tail Slam Flaming Espinas smashes its tail like a club.
Spin Attack Flaming Espinas spins around.
Horn Attacks Flaming Espinas can use its sturdy horns to launch hunters away.
Chomp to Tail Combo Espinas' signature snappy combo, now used by its flaming variant.
Explosive Fireball Attacks Flaming Espinas can launch fireballs inflict fireblight, poison, and Defense Down.
Fiery Swerving Chomp A new take on Espinas' chomp, now with flames!
Fiery Finale
DANGER
Flaming Espinas charges its flaming breath and releases it in an all-consuming attack.

Body Slam

Body Slam Attack Information

Body Slam: Flaming Espinas jumps up and throws its entire weight towards a hunter twice. This attack is quick, but can be dodged with a quick Wirebug away from the area.

Tail Slam

Tail Slam Attack Information

Tail Slam: Flaming Espinas raises its spike-filled tail and slams it down to the ground. If you spot Flaming Espinas raising its tail, run away from it to avoid getting pounded!

Spin Attack

Spin Attack Information

Spin Attack: Flaming Espinas readies itself and quickly rotates twice. It will take a step back before executing this attack, which give hunters in the way a chance to escape.

Horn Attacks

Flaming Espinas can utilize its protruding horns to take a hurtful jab at any hunter standing in its way.

Horn Attack Variations

Horn Rush Flaming Espinas steels itself and runs towards its target, charging forward using its horn. Simply dodge sideways to avoid getting trampled!

Horn Drag: Flaming Espinas drags its horns on the ground in an attempt to pulverize its target. Similar to Horn Rush, dodge sideways to avoid this attack!

Chomp to Tail Combo

Chomp to Tail Combo Attack Information

Chomp to Tail Combo: Flaming Espinas attempts to bite a hunter and then swipes its poison-tipped tail. Anyone hit may get inflicted with fireblight or poison!

Explosive Fireball Attacks

Flaming Espinas' fireballs gets a fierce upgrade, with the attack causing fireblight, poison, and Defense Down.

The attack also causes four small explosions which travel forward. A trail of smoggy clouds will linger on the ground which can cause fireblight and poison to whoever passes through it!

Explosive Fireball Attack Variations

Single Fireball Attack: Flaming Espinas fires off a single fireball towards its target. As it will only spew one fireball, you can simply dodge sideways to avoid getting toasted.

Triple Fireball Attack: Flaming Espinas uses this attack more frequently. This attack follows a fork-like pattern in front of Flaming Espinas, which covers a wide area.

Run away from the affected area and wait for the smog to dissipate before engaging again.

Grand Fireball: A special attack which can be used as a follow up after Fiery Finale. Flaming Espinas soars up in the sky to charge its fire breath and hurtles it downwards, causing a big explosion.

Run away from the space in front of Flaming Espinas to avoid getting hit by this attack.

Fiery Swerving Chomp

Fiery Swerving Chomp Attack Information

Fiery Swerving Chomp: Flaming Espinas lunges at a target twice, attempting to bite it with its fiery mouth. Flaming Espinas will target anyone currently near it, so this attack can be avoided if you create some space between you and the monster.

Fiery Finale

Fiery Finale Attack Information

Fiery Finale: Flaming Espinas waddles around and charges up its fire breath inside its mouth before releasing it towards the ground to cause a massive explosion.

This attack can easily wipe out everyone caught inside the explosion, so it is best to stay far away from Flaming Espinas while it charges this move.

Flaming Espinas Materials and Drops

Master Rank Flaming Espinas Materials

Carves
Capture
Broken Parts
Target
Material Drop Rate
Flaming Espinas Lash 80% (Tail)
Flaming Espinas Shard 41% (Body), 12% (Tail)
Afflicted Dire Dragon Blood 40% (Anomaly Investigations)
Afflicted Dire Blood 40% (Anomaly Investigations)
Flaming Espinas Cortex 31% (Body)
Flaming Espinas Sulfur 21% (Body)
Flaming Espinas Surspike 5% (Body), 5% (Tail)
Flaming Espinas Mantle 2% (Body), 3% (Tail)
Material Drop Rate
Flaming Espinas Hardhorn 85%
Flaming Espinas Surspike 60%
Flaming Espinas Shard 40%
Afflicted Dire Dragon Blood 40% (Anomaly Investigations)
Afflicted Dire Blood 40% (Anomaly Investigations)
Flaming Espinas Sulfur 30%
Flaming Espinas Cortex 12% (Horn), 70% (Back)
Flaming Espinas Mantle 3%

Flaming Espinas Dropped Materials

Master Rank

Material Drop Rate
Flaming Espinas Shard 50%
Flaming Espinas Cortex 34%
Flaming Espinas Sulfur 15%
Flaming Espinas Surspike 3%
Flaming Espinas Mantle 1%

Flaming Espinas Trailers

Exclusive Trailer

Flaming Espinas' appearance in Sunbreak was announced through his exclusive trailer, where it is fighting Teostra, Emperor of Flames, in the Forlorn Arena.

TGS 2022 Gameplay

Capcom shared with us a bigger sneak peak at Flaming Espinas' new moves with this video!

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