Monster Hunter World: Iceborne - Namielle Monster Guide

A guide on Namielle 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 - Namielle Monster Guide

A newly discovered elder dragon in Coral Highlands. Namielle has dominantly dark blue and red scales which exhibit bioluminescence seen in certain aquatic creatures that thrive in the ocean’s depths. Namielle can control both water and thunder, flooding the environment before sending surges of electricity to dispose of its enemies.


Type Element Ailments Inflicted Weakness
Elder Dragon Water, Thunder Waterblight, Thunderblight Fire, Dragon
Weak Points Breakable Parts Location Tempered Level
Head, Forelegs, Chest Head, Forelegs, Wings, Tail Coral Highlands


Material How to Obtain Notes
Namielle Finehide Body carving, drop, quest reward
Namielle Hardclaw Body carving, quest reward
  • Break forelegs
Namielle Fellwing Body carving, quest reward
  • Break wings
Namielle Whisker Body carving, quest reward
  • Break head
Namielle Lash Quest reward
  • Cut tail
Large Elder Dragon Bone Quest reward
Pure Elder Dragon Blood Quest reward


Water Resistance

While Namielle is able to use both water and thunder attacks, its moves with the former element have more range. Focus on stacking as much water resistance as you can. Water resistance jewels and the waterproof mantle are also ideal for mitigating even more elemental damage. Eat a veggie platter at the canteen as well.

Stun Resistance

Having stun resistance increases your survivability, especially when Namielle manages to connect with two hits in a row. The easiest way to activate the skill is with stun charm III. Stun resistance jewels are also viable if your equipment slots can accommodate them.


Expect to be curing yourself of waterblight and thunderblight frequently throughout the fight. Max out your supply of nullberries in your loadout.


Bring flashpods and flashbugs to force Namielle to the ground when it goes airborne. This allows you to get in a few attacks as it tries to get up.

Stay on the Move

Namielle’s combat style is focused on flooding the area around it. It will then charge itself with electricity. In this state, Namielle can zap affected areas, dealing massive damage if you are caught in them. The water, however, will evaporate after being electrified.

Attacking Namielle from behind while repositioning yourself when it faces you is a good strategy. Most of its water-based attacks can be avoided by dodging to its side. You can also perform a superman dive at the last second to evade its water beams. Remember to keep an eye on flooded areas when Namielle is charged.

Namielle can also unleash a torrent of water that hinders movement if you step on it. Quickly move out it as the monster can set you up for a follow-up attack.

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