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Elder DragonZorah Magdaros

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Discharge of Stalactites on Zorah Magdaros
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Discharge of Stalactites on Zorah Magdaros

With the slinger, you can drop stalactites on Zorah Magdaros, which will cause him serious damage.
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One-shot Binder to Prevent Attacks of Zorah Magdaros
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One-shot Binder to Prevent Attacks of Zorah Magdaros

To protect the fortifications from attacks by Zorah Magdaros, hunters must use an One-shot Binder, which immobilizes him for a while and interrupts any attack.
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Nergigante's Appearance on the Shell of Zorah Magdaros
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Nergigante's Appearance on the Shell of Zorah Magdaros

At some point, Nergigante appears on the shell of Zorah Magdaros! To continue the mission, you must drive him away!
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Fight with Nergigante on the Shell of Zorah Magdaros
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Fight with Nergigante on the Shell of Zorah Magdaros

Nergigante is normal, even if Zorah Magdaros himself is arch-tempered. The fight with him does not last long, you just need to drive him out!
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Zorah Magdaros Head Fight
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Zorah Magdaros Head Fight

When Zorah Magdaros leans his head against the fortification, the hunter can jump on it. There is another Magmacore on the head that can be destroyed. Also, if the weapon allows, you can deal damage simply to the head/neck. After a while, Zorah Magdaros throws off everyone who is on his head!
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Zorah Magdaros's Powerful Fortification Attack
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Zorah Magdaros's Powerful Fortification Attack

Periodically, Zorah Magdaros builds up a charge and deals incredible damage to fortifications. In addition to damage, cannons and ballistas are also destroyed in the place where the attack was made! To successfully complete the quest, the hunters must interrupt this attack!
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Dragonator Attack on Zorah Magdaros
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Dragonator Attack on Zorah Magdaros

Dragonator deals staggering damage to Zorah Magdaros! Located on the ship, at the bottom of the fortification. Interrupts any attack, recovers after a while.
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Cannon Fight with Zorah Magdaros
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Cannon Fight with Zorah Magdaros

Cannons are located along the perimeter of the fortification, there are also several cannons on the ship at the bottom of the fortification. They do decent damage to Zorah Magdaros, which can also be increased with the "Heavy Artillery" skill. Some of the cannons will be charged by NPCs and your Palico, you only need to aim and shoot at the target!
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Cut Scene of Victory over Zorah Magdaros
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Cut Scene of Victory over Zorah Magdaros

Zorah Magdaros is retreating, having received a serious rebuff from the hunters!
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Mining Ore on the Shell of Zorah Magdaros
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Mining Ore on the Shell of Zorah Magdaros

Ore deposits are scattered over the shell of Zorah Magdaros, which can be mined in a standard way, using a pickaxe. In addition to the usual ore, there are materials from Zorah Magdaros himself.
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Zorah Magdaros's Initial Energy Charge
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Zorah Magdaros's Initial Energy Charge

At the beginning of the mission, Zorah Magdaros goes into a charged state, which leads to the eruption of a volcano on its shell!
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Zorah Magdaros Posing
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Zorah Magdaros Posing

A dragon the size of a mountain, a walking volcano, a giant turtle... I can't imagine what a tremor spreads over the ground when Zorah Magdaros strides!
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Magmacores of Zorah Magdaros
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Magmacores of Zorah Magdaros

The constantly exploding Magmaсores are not as easy a target as it might seem at first glance! Three magmacores are distributed over the shell and one is on the head.
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Following the Scoutflies
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Following the Scoutflies

Alerted by their scoutflies, the group spies a Pukei-Pukei, seemingly agitated by a mysterious, smoldering slag.
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Hazards of the Job
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Hazards of the Job

In their eagerness to retrieve samples, the party is beset by a Barroth smashing through a wildspire.
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The Wise Wyverian
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The Wise Wyverian

Having safely escorted the scholars, the hunter meets a mysterious Wyverian hunter from the First Fleet.
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The Capture Operation
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The Capture Operation

The Commission devises a plan to capture Zorah Magdaros. Dawn breaks, but will any light also be shed on the mystery of the Elder Crossing?
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The End Result
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The End Result

A strange new monster impedes the operation. The hunter expends every ounce of strength to repel it, but will the operation succeed?
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A New Friend
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A New Friend

After having explored the Rotten Vale, the hunter and the Handler reconvene in camp, where they meet the Tracker.
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Trouble in the Vale
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Trouble in the Vale

Still on the trail of Zorah Magdaros, the pair are set upon by an Odogaron. It sets its sights on the Handler...
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Answers from the Vale
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Answers from the Vale

The pair reunite with the Tracker, who helps them realize the secret behind the Elder Crossing.
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Commence the Lure Operation
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Commence the Lure Operation

The operation to lure Zorah Magdaros out to sea is finally about to begin.
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The Cycle Goes On
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The Cycle Goes On

The Commission's operation ends in success. They watch in triumph as Zorah Magdaros heads out to sea.
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Into the Recess
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Into the Recess

Led by the Admiral, the hunter and the Handler step foot into a land of towering, glittering crystals.
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Where Life Converges
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Where Life Converges

The party arrives as the nexus of the Everstream, where an unknown entity pulses within its cocoon...
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The Volcanic Colossus
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The Volcanic Colossus

A colossal Elder Dragon marches slowly to its unknown destination like a living volcano, shaking the earth with every step.
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Physiology

Elements / Ailments

Fire
❌
Water
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!
Thunder
⭐
Ice
⭐⭐
Dragon
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!
Poison
❌
Sleep
❌
Paralysis
❌
Blast
❌
Stun
❌

Weak Points

Name
Cut
Blunt
Ammo
Chest
Cut
⭐⭐
Blunt
⭐⭐
Ammo
⭐⭐
Head
Cut
⭐
Blunt
⭐
Ammo
⭐
Magmacores
Cut
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!
Blunt
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!
Ammo
⭐⭐⭐
Strong!

Breakable Parts

Chest
Head
Magmacores

Causes

Fire
Fireblight
Stun

Ecology

Characteristics

An elder dragon that rises from the earth like a volcano. Where it's headed, and why, the Research Commision has yet figure out.

Useful Info

Normal attacks can't make a dent in its mountain-like shell. Utilize larger weapons such as cannons and ballistae, or directly attack the "Magmacore" heat organs that are exposed in parts of its outer shell.

Known Habitats

World Areas:
Everstream
Great Ravine

Comments

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Same Weakness
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