Monster Threat Levels | Monster Hunter World (MHW)

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In Monster Hunter World (MHW), as your Hunter Rank (HR) increases, the monsters you face get stronger. Read on to find out more about Tempered Monsters from all threat levels and where you can find their tracks.

About Tempered Monsters and Threat Levels

rathian threat level.png

Tempered Monsters are stronger versions of their original. Tempered Monsters are categorized according to their Threat Level (1, 2, or 3). The higher the Threat Level of a Tempered Monster, the easier it is to gain better rewards (such as Feystones and Streamstones).

You can tell what a monster's Threat Level is by the amount of fire symbols it has whenever you pick up its tracks, or by a mission's HR requirement.

Risk Level HR Required Monsters
1 HR13 Anjanath, Barroth, etc.
2 HR30 Deviljho, Lavasioth, etc.
3 HR50 Elder Dragons

Tempered Monsters by Threat Level

The following is a list of large monsters from Threat Levels 1 to 3. Large monsters that are not listed have no tempered versions.

Threat Level 1

Monster Name
anjanath.pngAnjanath jyuratodus.pngJyuratodus
paolumu.pngPaolumu tobi-kadachi.pngTobi-Kadachi
pukei-pukei.pngPukei-Pukei barroth.pngBarroth
radobaan.pngRadobaan rathian.pngRathian

Rewards

Rewards and Probabilities*
Mysterious Feystone 60% Glowing Feystone 35%
Worn Feystone 5%

*The probabilites listed are from before the Ver.3.0 update.

Threat Level 2

Monster Name
deviljho.jpgDeviljho lavasioth.pngLavasioth
uragaan.pngUragaan odogaron.pngOdogaron
diablos.pngDiablos black diablos.pngBlack Diablos
bazelgeuse.pngBazelgeuse pink rathian.pngPink Rathian
rathalos.pngRathalos azure rathalos.pngAzure Rathalos
legiana.pngLegiana

Rewards

Rewards and Probabilities*
Glowing Feystone 36% Worn Feystone 35%
Warped Feystone 26% Sullied Streamstone 3%

*The probabilites listed are from before the Ver.3.0 update.

Threat Level 3

Monster Name
vaal hazak.pngVaal Hazak kirin.pngKirin
kushala daora.pngKushala Daora teostra.pngTeostra
nergigante.pngNergigante lunastra.pngLunastra

Rewards

Rewards and Probabilities*
Worn Feystone 72% Warped Feystone 13%
Sullied Streamstone 12% Shining Streamstone 3%

*The probabilites listed are from before the Ver.3.0 update.

Track Locations of All Monsters

Monsters, tempered or not, leave predictable tracks in their respective locales. Find where your target monster leaves tracks below.

Tracks in Ancient Forest

Threat Level Monster Name Area
1 Anjanath 5/6/7/8/11/12
Kulu-Ya-Ku 2/5/6/7/8/11/12
Great Jagras 1/2/7/8/12
Tobi-Kadachi 4/5/7/10/11/12/14/15
Nightshade Paolumu 7/8/9
Banbaro 2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/11/12
Pukei-Pukei 5/6/7/8/11/12
Rathian 5/6/8/11/12/14/16
2 Fulgur Anjanath 1/2/3/5/6/7/8/10/12
Scarred Yian Garuga 5/6/8/9/11
Ebony Odogaron 2/3/4/5/6/7/8/12/14/16
Zinogre 7/8/12/14
Tigrex 2/5/6/7/11/13
Glavenus 1/2/8/9/12/15
Nargacuga 1/2/3/4/7/8/10/12/14
Rathalos 1/15/16/17
Azure Rathalos 8/13/14/15
3 Velkhana 5/6/7
Savage Deviljho 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11
Kushala Daora 5
Nergigante 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/9/12
Blackveil Vaal Hazak 2/5/6/7/8/10/11/12/14
Rajang 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/11/12/13

Ancient Forest Maps and Materials

Tracks in Wildspire Waste

Threat Level Monster Name Area
1 Anjanath 2/3/6
Kulu-Ya-Ku 4/6/7/9/11/12
Jyuratodus 4/9/10
Nightshade Paolumu 2/7/8/9
Banbaro 1/2/4/6
Pukei-Pukei 2/3/6
Barroth 4/5/6/7/8/9
Rathian 2/3/4/6/12
Pink Rathian 2/3/4/6/12
2 Fulgur Anjanath 3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12
Ebony Odogaron 1/2/3/4/6 // 7/8/9/13
Diablos 6/8/13
Black Diablos 6/8/13
Tigrex 2/4/5/6/8/9/10
Glavenus 4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12
3 Savage Deviljho 1/2/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12
Nergigante 3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10
Teostra 6/8/13
Lunastra 7/8
Rajang 1/2/4/6/7/8/9/10

Wildspire Waste Maps and Materials

Tracks in Coral Highlands

Threat Level Monster Name Area
1 Tzitzi-Ya-Ku 1/2/3/4/5/8
Paolumu 3/5/8/9
Banbaro 1/2/3/4
Coral Pukei-Pukei 1/2/4/5/8
Pink Rathian 1/4/5/8/12
2 Fulgur Anjanath 1/2/3/5/8
Legiana 10/12/13/15
Odogaron 2/4/5/8/10
Ebony Odogaron 1/2/3/4/5/8/9/10/12
Zinogre 1/2/3/4/5/8/10/12
Nargacuga 1/2/5/7/8
3 Velkhana 4/5/8
Savage Deviljho 1/2/3/5/7/8/9
Kirin 2/8/12/13/15
Nergigante 1/3/4/5/8/9/12
Namielle 8/13/15
Rajang 1/2/3/4/5/8/10/12

Coral Highlands Maps and Materials

Tracks in Rotten Vale

Threat Level Monster Name Area
1 Great Girros 6/7/8
Banbaro 1/2/3/4/6
Radobaan 1/2/3/4
2 Fulgur Anjanath 1/2/3/4/6
Odogaron 3/6/8/9/10
Ebony Odogaron 1/3/4/6/8/9/10/13
Tigrex 1/2/3/4/6
Acidic Glavenus 6/8/9/10/11/12
3 Velkhana 1/2/4
Savage Deviljho 1/3/6/8/9/12/14
Nergigante 1/2/3/4/6/8/9/10/12/14
Blackveil Vaal Hazak 8/9/10/12/14
Rajang 1/2/3/4/6/7/8/9

Rotten Vale Maps and Materials

Tracks in Elder's Recess

Threat Level Monster Name Area
1 Dodogama 2/5/7/8/9
Banbaro 2/3/7/8/9/11/12
2 Fulgur Anjanath 2/3/5/6/7/8
Lavasioth 7/10/11
Uragaan 2/5/6/7/8/11
Ebony Odogaron 2/3/5/6/7/8/9/11
Tigrex 2/3/5/6/7/8/9/11/12
Brute Tigrex 2/3/5/6/7/8/9/11/12
Glavenus 3/9/11/12
Brachydios 5/6/8/11/12
Rathalos 3/4/9
Azure Rathalos 3/8/10/11/12
3 Velkhana 3/8/9
Savage Deviljho 2/3/5/6/7/9/11/12
Kushala Daora 3
Seething Bazelgeuse 2/3/4/7/8/9/11
Nergigante 1/7/8/9/11/12/14
Lunastra 9/11/12
Teostra 9/11/12
Rajang 2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/11/12
Gold Rathian 2/8/9/14/15

Elder's Recess Maps and Materials

Tracks in Hoarfrost Reach

Threat Level Monster Name Area
1 Viper Tobi-Kadachi 4/8/9/10/11
Banbaro 1/4/5/6/8/10
Beotodus 1/2/3/4
2 Fulgur Anjanath 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
Legiana 13/14
Shrieking Legiana 13/14/15
Ebony Odogaron 4/6/7/8/9/11/13
Zinogre 6/7/13/14/15
Tigrex 6/7/13/14/15
Barioth 4/6/7/9/11/14/15
3 Velkhana 6/7/14/15/16
Savage Deviljho 4/6/7/8/9/11/14/15
Nergigante 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/13/14/15
Rajang 2/3/4 5/6/7/13/14/15
Stygian Zinogre 6/7/13/14/15

Hoarfrost Reach Maps and Materials

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