Monster Hunter World: Iceborne - Banbaro Monster Guide

A guide on Banbaro in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, including an overview, monster stats, materials, and strategy on how to defeat it.

Monster Hunter: World Iceborne - Banbaro

A brute wyvern that inhabits Hoarfrost Reach. When Banbaro detects an intruder, it will go on a rampage, hurling boulders and logs at its target. Its attack inflict iceblight, making it hard for prey to run for cover.


Type Element Ailments Inflicted Weakness
Ice Iceblight
Weak Points Breakable Parts Location Tempered Level
Head, Tail Horns, Tail Hoarfrost Reach


Material How to Obtain Notes
Banbaro Lash Tail caving, quest reward
  • Cut tail
Banbaro Cortex Body carving, quest reward
Banbaro Chine Body carving, quest reward
Banbaro Great Horn Body carving, quest reward
  • Break horns
Dash Extract Quest reward


Bring Nullberies

Banbaro’s attacks inflict iceblight, causing your stamina to recover at one-third of its normal rate. Bring nullberies to heal yourself.

Strafe It

Most of Banbaro’s attacks can be avoided by constantly strafing to its side. Its frequently uses charging attacks and will occasionally pick up objects such as boulders and giant logs to throw at you. Run to the side to dodge. Always reposition yourself whenever Banbaro faces you.

Do not follow close behind Banbaro after it plows through the snow as it will usually follow it up by turning around and dropping a boulder in front of it. Wait until it throws out the second attack before rushing in to strike.

Avoiding the Log Charge

Banbaro will pick up a large log when it plows through a tree. Its charging attacks will gain wider range, making it difficult to run away from. Doing a superman dive to the side lets you avoid the attack.

Turf Wars

Banbaro shares its habitat with Beotodus which means that you will frequently find them engaged in turf wars. You can join in the fight and damage Banbaro while it is distracted. Just be careful of Banbaro’s large size as it can clip you during the fray. Before resuming your hunt, use a dung pod to force either of the monsters to move to a different area.
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