Monster Hunter World: Iceborne - Ebony Odogaron Monster Guide

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

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Monster Hunter: World Iceborne - Velkhana

Ebony Odogaron

Ebony Odogaron Monster Guide

Ebony Odogaron is a powerful variant of Odogaron identified by its dark scales and glowing red eyes. Black smoke emits from its mouth in a manner similar to Deviljho. Ebony Odogaron’s moves have been enhanced with the dragon element, inflicting dragonblight on enemies. It can also spit out chunks of flesh from its meal to attack from a distance.


Type Element Ailments Inflicted Weakness
Fanged Wyvern Dragon Dragonblight Water, fire, ice, lightning
Weak Points Breakable Parts Location Tempered Level
Head, tail, forelegs Head, forelegs, hindlegs Coral Highlands ?


Material How to Obtain Notes
Ebony Odogaron Shard Body carving, quest reward Drops
Ebony Odogaron Hardclaw Body carving, quest reward Break the forelegs
Ebony Odogaron Hardfang Body carving, quest reward Break the head
Ebony Odogaron Mantle Body carving
  • Break the head
  • Carve the tail
Ebony Odogaron Lash Quest reward
Nourishing Extract Quest reward
Hard Ebony Odogaron Sinew Body carving, quest reward
  • Break the hindlegs



Ideally, you want armor pieces which bolster your defense and resistance to the dragon element. After finalizing your armor, you will need to pair it with a weapon that can deal effective damage. There are plenty of weapons to choose from due to its multiple weaknesses. The best option is to equip a weapon which specializes in poison or paralysis. If you don’t have one yet, choose the most powerful weapon you have, preferably one imbued with water.

Since you’ll be channeling a majority of your attacks on its head, you will be prone to catching dragonblight if Ebony Odogaron bites you. Those who don’t have enough dragon resistance from their armor to gain an immunity should bring some Nulberries.

When you have everything you need, proceed to area 8 to trigger a cutscene.

Avoid the mouth

Being a sub-species, Ebony Odogaron employs the same style as Odogaron with the exception of having access to dragonblight. Keep an eye out for its gaping mouth and dodge accordingly to avoid being struck.


Check its status

Ebony Odogaron will sometimes exit the battle to feed. After devouring its meal, it will instantly enter an enraged state. During this phase, it will gain access to projectiles and can shoot an energy beam. The tell is when it takes to the skies. Although the trick to slow Ebony Odogaron down is to strike its head, the downside is that you put yourself at risk of being inflicted with dragonblight.

In order to defeat Ebony Odogaron, focus on preventing it from going violent. Punish its head when you find an opening to disrupt it from eating. If you’re struggling to hit the head, you can opt to cut off the fanged wyvern’s tail. Without it, Ebony Odogaron wwill have to rely on close quarters attacks to deal damage.

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