Monster Hunter World: Iceborne - Viper Tobi-Kadachi Monster Guide

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

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Viper Tobi-Kadachi

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne - Viper Tobi-Kadachi

Viper Tobi-Kadachi is a poisonous subspecies of Tobi-Kadachi found in Hoarfrost Reach. The variant features reddish brown scales unlike the normal variant’s metallic blue. Sharp purple spikes containing potent venom can be seen on Viper Kadachi’s massive tail. It shoots these as projectiles, weakening its prey before swooping in for the kill. Viper Tobi-Kadachi can also unleash a cloud of venom in a large area to inflict poison on multiple enemies.


Type Element Ailments Inflicted Weakness
Fanged Wyvern None Poison, Noxious Poison, Paralysis
Weak Points Breakable Parts Location Tempered Level
Head, Tail Head, Forelimbs, Tail Hoarfrost Reach


Material How to Obtain Notes
Viper Tobi-Kadachi Shard Body carving, quest reward
Viper Tobi-Kadachi Membrane+ Body carving, quest reward
Viper Tobi-Kadachi Hardclaw Quest reward
  • Break forelimbs
Viper Tobi-Kadachi Thickfur Quest reward
Viper Tobi-Kadachi Thorn Quest reward
  • Break head
Deadly Poison Sac Quest reward


Bring Antidotes

Viper Tobi-Kadachi’s attacks, especially its tail strikes, inflict poison. Have a good supply of antidotes and antidote herbs ready before heading out.

Paralysis Resistance

Since there is no item in the game that cures paralysis, you can try to use equipment that grants resistance to the status. Using a paralysis charm III completely nullifies the ailment. This makes it significantly easier to fight Viper Tobi-Kadachi.

Stay Mobile

Viper Tobi-Kadachi is an agile foe that constantly darts in and out of range when fought. Keep up with the monster by being mobile as well. Attack Viper Tobi-Kadachi from the side while strafing it to avoid most of its attacks. You will also be able to avoid its poisoned needle projectiles this way.

Use Wide-Swinging Weapons

It is generally easier to hit Viper Tobi-Kadachi using great swords, long swords, or charge blades thanks to their wide swing. You will need to pursue it more often as it moves around when using dual blades or sword and shield.

Use Shock Traps

Stopping Viper Tobi-Kadachi in its tracks briefly saves you the effort of having to chase it down. Stack as much damage as you can within the trap’s duration. Viper Tobi-Kadachi will gradually become resistant to shock traps if you use them too frequently. Keep this mind if you plan on capturing it.

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