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    1st Generation 
  • Taking down Lao Shan Lung for the first time. You take down a building-sized dragon with what is essentially a toothpick to it.

    2nd Generation 
  • One moment for a monster: in the Akantor ecology, the eponymous Akantor duels a Gravios. The Akantor not only resists a full blast of the Gravios' Heat Beam, it takes out the Gravios in one blow and then tosses the corpse like a rag doll. Then it roars triumphantly over the Gravios as the volcanoes in the background erupt. Seen here.

    3rd Generation 
  • Sometimes during a hunt, the ground suddenly splits open like a portal to Hell and the nomadic monster Deviljho comes barreling out. Your first instinct will definitely be an urge to pee, but the Deviljho always targets the biggest meal it can find, which will most likely be the monster you were already hunting. Now you can sit back, relax, and watch whatever annoying boss you were getting so angry at get the shit smacked out of it by a starving dinosaur.
  • In Tri, the first time you unexpectedly encounter the Lagiacrus during the one-star "Guts: It's What's For Dinner" quest, he's too powerful for you and your only option is to finish collecting Monster Guts and then hightail it back to base camp. After ascending to three-star quests, an Urgent Quest comes up and you're granted permission to take on the Lagiacrus, this time with more experience and equipment better-suited to attack it, and you make it run away instead. The third time you encounter it is in a five-star Urgent Quest, and this time, as a villager states, it's after your blood. Only then do you finally get to kill the creature that probably gave you a source of Nightmare Fuel at the beginning of the game. Unfortunately, killing it doesn't stop the earthquakes that have been tormenting Moga Village.
  • Later in Tri, driving off the Ceadeus. Even if you had help in the form of ancient weaponry, you still took down a sea-dragon larger than your base camp. You broke the mighty horns that caused earthquakes every time he rammed the ocean. You dodged torrents of water that would have ended your life not too long ago, and you made a dragon, who is deserving of the name "sea god", one that the Guild would need to send an army after, run away. And in doing so, you save Moga Village. In-story, the final cutscene marks this as your crowning achievement. A masterwork of bravery and skill that will be Spoken Of Forever. Now imagine doing this without using the ancient weapons, using only the armor you have on your back and the weapon you had spent hours forging just for moments like these.
  • Brachydios vs. Agnaktor. While both creatures are a force to be reckoned with, one side is clearly dominant.
  • Two words: Jhen. Mohran. A giant sand whale that, while seeming smaller than the Lao Shan, is no less impressive due to the majesty of how you fight him: attacking him from the deck of a sandship as it tries to knock you and your ship into oblivion. Armed with ballistae, cannons and its very own Dragonator, you repeatedly fend it off, use its tusks, fins and flippers to get on its back to smack it dead, and finish off in a one-on-one showdown on the desert plains as it slowly tries to crush your ship, shaking the ground with every step.
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    4th Generation 
  • The first thing you do in the game is help repel a Dah'ren Mohran, a massive whale-like Elder Dragon similar to the Jhen Mohran, in the middle of a desert voyage. No weapons, no armor, just using the sandship's artillery to keep it at bay and prevent it from destroying Val Habar. At one point, the Caravaneer's Nice Hat falls off, and just as he decides to give up on it—mind you, the hat contains a valuable MacGuffinyou get it back for him anyway. It's this very act that cements the Caravaneer's unwavering faith and trust in you.
  • The cutscene before the fight with the Final Boss of 4, the Shagaru Magala, with both the hunter and the Elder Dragon seeing the other as an equal, carefully strafing each other, before the creature swoops to the sky and unfurls its star-like wings.
  • In 4 Ultimate, the Ace Palico solidifies himself as a badass when he goes into the Everwood to hunt the Gore Magala, and thus save two of the Ace Hunters, BY HIMSELF while everyone else- including you- was standing around wondering what to do. Sure, he ultimately failed by himself and you had to go save him too in an animated cutscene, but he still managed to stall it long enough for you to save everyone.
  • Another Felyne that warrants mention is Whitescruff, the cowardly scaredy-cat on Cheeko Sands. The first time you meet him, he keeps whining about how easily frightened he is and how he's a good-for-nothing loser for it. After you take down the Akantor who defeated his original Master and caused him to become paranoid in the first place, not only does he ask you to hire him as one of your Palicoes, he's also revealed to be an aggressive Fighter-type felyne who not only prioritizes attacking larger monsters, but whose two main abilities involve gaining more attack and defense power after a KO and what tantamounts to jumping right in a monster's face to claw its eyes out while you beat the loving crap out of the thing! Cowardly Lion, indeed.
  • Fighting Seregios. This deadly wyvern first introduces itself wiping the floor with Rathian, forcing it to flee its nest. After enduring a forced mission failure, the Master of Defense assigns you to hunt this menace. The cutscene before you fight it involves it tossing around Genprey like ragdolls before setting its sights on you. What follows is a clash against a monster with one of the most unique fighting styles in the series, as it behaves less of an average monster and more of a monster hunter. Oh, and it comes with one of the best boss themes in the series.
  • The entirety of the battle against the Rusted Kushala Daora. To begin, you fight alongside the Ace Hunters, with one of them providing cover fire, another healing the party with Lifepowders and the commander himself helping you load a cannon that is powerful enough to knock the dragon out of the sky with a direct hit. After a few cannon blasts, you impale it with a Dragonator and the fight continues until the Master of Defense announces that the Demolisher cannon is ready to fire. The gunner manages to pin the dragon down, letting you deal the final blow.
  • Knocking the Apex status out of a monster. Faced with a monster with a condition that makes it an automatic That One Boss, you manage to outsmart it and strike back enough to restore it back to its basic glory, if only for a few minutes.
    • Made even better if you beat the Apex out of Apex Zinogre and Apex Seregios (see above), where their themes will immediately start playing over the intimidating Apex Monster theme, almost as if the songs themselves are cheering you on.

    5th Generation 
World/Iceborne
  • After being on the receiving end of the Worf Effect, World gives the Rathalos a chance to redeem some of its status as the overall series original mascot: by effortlessly lifting an Anjanath from the reveal footage into the air and dropping it for massive damage when it tries to pick a fight, solidifying the Rathalos' place as an apex monster.
    • At least until the return of a certain angry pickle we all know and love.
    • Just the angry pickle? Iceborne gives us footage of a Rathalos getting suplexed by a Brachydios. Moral of the day: even if you can fly, never fuck with a Brute Wyvern. They're not as stupid as the name suggests.
  • The sliding attack of the dual blades in World involves pulling an Attack on Titan and spin down a monsters back with said blades in a saw motion. Take note, this includes Elder Dragons.
  • World introduces the ability for palicos to learn how to ride some small monsters. This becomes pretty awesome when it's something like a Jagras, and they're using it to fight a Great Jagras.
  • The "Turf War" system introduced in World lets two large monster on the map fight each other if they ever meet. The awesome part is that this applies to elder dragons as well. For once, we can finally see what happens when mortal enemies Teostra and Kushala Daora meet.
    • And then there's Nergigante, an elder dragon with no elemental powers whatsoever, but is still able to worf every other elder dragon it meets by simply manhandling them like ragdolls.
  • How do they tease the update that will bring Deviljho to MHW? By showing it annihilating everything in its path by means of slamming the Great Jagras in its jaws around like a ragdoll trying to pound the Hunter flat with the poor thing before a long shot of it staring directly into the camera. It also serves to show that Deviljho is all muscle, as it holds the Great Jagras in its mouth like it's nothing.
    • During the MHW Spring Update stream, sneak peek live footage of a quest to hunt the Deviljho was shown. Not only does it chomp and slam around the Great Jagras as shown in the aforementioned teaser, it does the same to a Kulu-Ya-Ku as well, implying all large monsters on the smaller scale can fall victim to this attack. Near the end, Bazelgeuse itself crashes the hunt and the two invading monsters engage in an amazing turf war that ends with both of them taking equally heavy damage. The long-awaited showdown between two memetic badasses is described by many as nothing short of the fight of the century.
    • To elaborate, Deviljho is much larger than Bazelgeuse and initially dominates with its pure might, but Bazelgeuse's tenacity prevents it from being a complete pushover. Deviljho then pins the Bazelgeuse down, dealing massive damage. But the Explosive Scale Wyvern finally retaliates by detonating all the scales on its neck point blank, sending the Deviljho reeling from the immense blast.
      • Not even the apex monsters of the respective environments are safe. It suplexes a charging Diablos, grabs a flying Legiana by the neck and throws it to the floor, and even Odogaron, who is brave enough to take on an Elder Dragon, is reduced to the same state as Great Jagras.
  • The cut scene that plays at the beginning of the fight with Xeno'jiiva. After the Seeker gets hurt from Xeno'jiiva hatching, the Admiral tries to take on the alien elder dragon. Instead, your character tells him to evacuate the Seeker back to camp and that you'll handle it yourself.
    • What makes this more awesome is how the Admiral's faith in you, and your implied awesomeness feels earned. Not only have you previously hunted at least four powerful elder dragons at this point (including one who worfs other elders), but you've also helped save an entire continent by helping fight and drive away another elder dragon — one of the largest the series has ever seen. You feel awesome simply because of all you as a player have achieved at this point.
  • The Street Fighter tie-in event quests have you hunt either a Barroth, Nergigante or Pink Rathian. The kicker is the BGM - as the monster howls at you, either Sakura's or Ryu's theme blasts.
  • With the fourth major update, World sees the return of the long retired Lunastra, Teostra's mate. Since World allows for multiple Elder Dragons on one map, the two finally get to fight as a proper Battle Couple. With this, also comes a new signature observation: bonding, which is pretty heartwarming and awe-inspiring for the long separated Teostra and Lunastra...but incredibly lethal for any and all hunters in the immediate vicinity as their bonding is explosive. ie: a combined supernova, with all that implies.
    • Lunastra's intro deserves a mention. You've received word that a Teostra you had been hunting has taken refuge inside the arena, looking to recover from its wounds. When you get there to finish it off, you see a Nergigante swoop in, obviously looking to devour the wounded Teostra. Suddenly, the Lunastra comes flying in at full speed, tackling the Nergigante to the ground. She and her mate then team up to absolutely trounce Nergigante, managing to drive it off without taking a serious blow between them! Not done yet, the Lunastra then fights you in order to buy enough time for the Teostra to escape!
  • How does the game first introduce the player to Behemoth? By showing it casually holding a Dodogama in its mouth, similar to how Deviljho was introduced in the trailer. However, a Dodogama is much bigger that the Great Jagras that Deviljho is holding, and even then, the Behemoth absolutely dwarfs it.
    • The mere fact that you get to fight Behemoth can be this, as it is the very first time a monster from another franchise appears in a main Monster Hunter game.note 
      • And it's not the last, either. With the Witcher 3 crossover, the Hunters now have the option to fight an Ancient Leshen.
  • Pukei-Pukei gets one in the Witcher 3 collaboration. If Geralt saves one from the Leshen, the usually cowardly monster reappears to help him in the final phase in the fight.
    • The collaboration in general, really. Capcom and CD Projekt Red really went the extra mile to make this more than just a quick crossover, making it a full-fledged Witcher-style quest complete with side quests, investigation, Witcher senses and tracking. It truly feels like it would have been right at home as a quest in The Witcher 3, all while integrating fluidly with World's game mechanics, characters and setting.
  • Tigrex makes his triumphant return to Monster Hunter in the Iceborne expansion. Unfortunately, his chosen territory is the Rotten Vale, home to the only Non-Jho monster in the New World with an attitude worse than his. What follows is one of the most savage Turf Wars in the entire game.
  • The Glavenus trailer confirms the monster's appearance in the expansion, as well as the appearance of Subspecies' for some of the newer monsters. This was nice enough, then it ends with an Uragaan stumbling in front of the Hunter, covered in green slime that explodes...
  • A commercial introducing Yian Garuga shows it tail flipping Deviljho in the face.
  • Zinogre’s debut teaser finally has it live up to its in-game moniker of “The Usurper” in an all new Turf War sequence against “The King of the Skies”, Rathalos.
  • In conjunction with the two examples provided by Zinogre and Yian Garuga from their teaser clips, their actual full blown introductory scenes in the Guiding Lands are both moments of awesome for each respectively:
    • Zinogre is briefly seen charging a Rathalos that had taken the hunter by surprise in their first outing in the Guiding Lands; during the skirmish the hunter tries to escape to a clearing only to come across a Diablos. Things seem to be unable to get any worse when the same Rathalos flies out and looks ready for a two on one with the hunter in the middle... when suddenly, the hunter notices fulgurbugs starting to swarm. Then, as if like a lone samurai stepping out of the shadow complete with the sound of a shamisen strum, Zinogre majestically strides out - eyeing the hunter as it walks up to the two Flying Wyverns. It is then properly introduced with a defiant howl as it makes its stand against both Rathalos and Diablos (as well as the hunter it just incidentally rescued, twice).
    • Yian Garuga is introduced calmly minding its own business... until a hungry Deviljho comes stomping near its nest. The fearsome Yian Garuga doesn't flinch nor stand down and immediately jumps into action. Its briefly silenced by a powerful throw from the Deviljho, but just as it looked as if it was out for the count; Yian Garuga bursts out of the wreckage it was thrown in and not only takes the fight back to Deviljho with prejudice - it manages to topple it with the tail flip shown in the teaser.
  • Iceborne finally lets Deviljho live up to its hype as an Elder Dragon Level Threat with some turf wars between Savage Deviljho and four different elder dragons. Every single one is a tie.
  • Rajang makes it's triumphant return in Iceborne, with some truly epic Turf Wars:
    • Grabbing various Flying Wyverns out of the air by the tail and Slamming them into the ground twice
    • Grabbing Kirin by the neck, breaking off its horn, choke-slamming it to the ground, and eating the horn.
      • Notably, this is the only time in the game where an Elder Dragon is unambiguously bested by a non-Elder Dragon Monster. Even Deviljho can only force a tie.
    • Against most classically Dragon-Shaped Elder Dragons, Rajang slams them to the ground through pure strength and fury. Against Teostra and Lunastra, it tanks a full blast of fire breath to the face first.
    • Against Nergigante, it jumps over a claw swipe onto its head, gets thrown to the ground, then goes Super Saiyan and straight up Shoryukens Nergigante! The latter, or course, does not take this lying down and promptly retaliates with a huge slap that not only knocks Rajang out of his Super Saiyan form, but also sends it flying into the nearest wall.
    • Rajang vs. (Savage) Deviljho. The larger Deviljho snatches Rajang in it's jaws and scrapes him across the ground, like Jho is wont to do, then lifts him up. Rajang, in response to this, goes Super Saiyan, forces Deviljho's jaws open, stands on its neck, and punches Deviljho face-first to the floor. Legendary Pictures, take note.
  • The entire cutscene before the final boss of Iceborne. As everything around them starts to collapse, the Hunter calmly walks into the devastation, and this is after having already fought a prior battle that left them somewhat winded. The Handler assures the Tracker that the Hunter knows what they're doing as the camera shifts to a close up on their Unflinching Walk. When the ground beneath them finally gives way, the Hunter begins jumping from rock to rock mid fall and even dodges the monster's attempt to crush them after they land. When the dust finally settles the Hunter is standing face to face with Shara Ishvalda, ready to fight.
    • After all the tough battles and difficult hunts they've been through, hearing the Handler call their character a MASTER Hunter undoubtedly struck a chord with many players.
    • Props has to be given to Ruiner Nergigante, who arrived at the final boss's area even before the Sapphire Star. And while it does fight you, you still kill it as per usual... except Nergigante faked its defeat, then played dead while you carved it and got buried under a ton of rocks afterward. Then after the boss fight, the Not Quite Dead Shara Ishvalda gets back up, prompting the shocked Research Commission to prepare to face it again... until Ruiner Nergigante bursts out from underground, fly-tackles Shara, pins it down and repeatedly bites its throat, killing it for good and roaring his victory to the world. Then after intensely staring down the Research Commission, Nergigante decides it's better to leave since it's already won, and it wouldn't be smart to take on a dozen Hunters period. In other words, Nergigante formed (and followed-through on) a rudimentary plan to draw Shara Ishvalda out of hiding when it was unable to do so, using the Sapphire Star themselves.
  • Rajang's introductory cutscene has quite a few:
    • The Hunter and the Handler encounter another Kirin in the Guiding Lands, which seems to be on guard. Moments later, they're bowled over by the reason why: Rajang, which immediately grapples the Kirin, and after a brief struggle, snaps off its horn.
    • The Admiral saves the Handler from the Rajang's Breath Weapon by jumping in front of it with a giant boulder.
    • While the Rajang is distracted, the Hunter grapples onto the Rajang's arm long enough for the Admiral and Handler to escape. When the player is given control again, the Hunter is still grappled to the monster, allowing them to get a free hit in.
  • The siege against Safi'jiiva, the adult form of the more alien-looking Xeno'jiiva. Up to 16 hunters taking on an Elder Dragon that's only known by a moniker referencing its color, the Red Dragon, and pursuing it until it runs out of energy to drain in the bottom level of the Secluded Valley; all while the dragon unleashes the full power of its energy harvest through frighteningly accurate laser beams and a Fantastic Nuke that's so impactful, even its epic theme drowns itself into a Heartbeat Soundtrack.
  • The four-part fight against the original Black Dragon, Fatalis, who shows exactly why it's the very top of the food chain in Monster Hunter. After being implied to be the cause of Alatreon's sudden migration to the New World, the big dragon makes its grand entrance at Castle Schrade, casually wrecking stone archs and bridges on its way there, then stops before the Sapphire Star and the Excitable A-Lister to get a good look at them, stand up on its hindlegs and roar triumphantly, initiating a long and grueling battle in the castle ruins.
    • The Excitable A-Lister gets his moment to shine when both he and your Hunter run for cover as Fatalis's flame engulfs the battleground. Seeing that neither of you are probably going to make it to the safe area, the A-Lister instantly and selflessly pushes you behind cover, letting himself get caught in the fire. After Fatalis pauses, the A-Lister is revealed to be alive and in one piece, albeit winded up by the attack.
    • Shortly after the above, the Handler gives a short-but-sweet Badass Boast to the Sapphire Star on their behalf, showing that in her eyes, you're just as much as (if not moreso of) a Living Legend as Fatalis.
      "This thing is a reality, partner... but that just means, I know you can kill it!"
    • Once you go back to business with Fatalis in round two, you are given access to a mobile ballista and some binders that can potentially shave off a good amount of the dragon's health and temporarily pin it down, the latter of which is essential for wailing away at its head and hopefully break its horns, which allow it to power up its flame.
    • Fatalis's destructive power is showcased in this fight as it incinerates an obscenely large portion of the castle ruins with its "Demise of Schrade" attack, which it sustains for roughly a dozen seconds and is akin to a tidal wave of fiery breath. The first time, it nearly burns your Hunter and the Excitable A-Lister on top of obliterating barricades and some stone fortifications, and the shock-wave of the blast buffets the Commission's camp - hundreds of feet away, in the opposite direction of where Fatalis was aiming - with heavy strength. The second time, you manage to block Fatalis's breath by raising the castle's mighty iron gate in the nick of the time, but the heat is so great that the gate starts melting and breaks down once Fatalis is done attacking. Finally, for the third to fifth iterations of the attack, the Handler advises you to not sidestep Fatalis's breath, but move towards the dragon and potentially brave the flames.
    • Eventually, the Dragonator that was inoperational since Fatalis' initial invasion of Castle Schrade becomes ready for use, and upon grievously injuring the Elder Dragon with it, the soundtrack pauses and switches to a familiar theme; the series' tried and true "Proof of a Hero" in all of its orchestral glory, heralding your final push to down Fatalis once and for all as it keeps unleashing nova flames despite being on its last legs. Once Fatalis indeed goes down, the Commander is genuinely at a loss for words, since you've effectively punched out the series' Cthulhu.
    • An understated one, but it has long been established that the very presence of Elder Dragons causes almost all wildlife to vacate the area. Yet the Commission's wingdrakes not only refuse to leave - aside from briefly panicking when Fatalis first makes its presence known - but will faithfully fly hunters down to the battleground, despite putting themselves within striking distance of the Elder Dragon that terrifies other Elder Dragons right up to Lao Shao Lung and Alatreon.
Rise
  • Rampage quests in Rise. In past games, the Hunters did pretty much all the heavy duty work when it came to hunting monsters, including those in "defend"-type quests. But in Rampage hunts, the entire village actively helps defend against invading hordes of monsters, with villagers mounting cannons and ballistae and major NPCs being able to be summoned to do massive damage. Even Yomogi and Iori, who are children, can volunteer to help out, with the former mounting a Machine Cannon and the latter wielding a Charge Blade and sending out his Buddies to assist him. You and all of Kamura Village team up to defend against many threats, including Apex variants of monsters and an Elder Dragon who's half-responsible for the Rampage.
  • The Final Boss of Rise's main story, Narwa the Allmother, pulls out all the stops to be as challenging a foe as physically possible. The first time you face her, Magnamalo shows up to fight Narwa itself. Though it doesn't stand a chance head-on, it gets struck and put into a Wyvern Riding state. This allows you to directly pit the game's flagship monster against the Final Boss, and although Magnamalo leaves when its job is done, it technically wins with the hunters' help as it can deal massive damage to Narwa and topple her.
    • When replaying the quest after defeating Narwa the Allmother for the first time, Magnamalo can also be replaced with Kushala Daora, another flagship monster (of Dos), or Teostra, whose female counterpart was herself the Final Boss of Dos's offline story and the initial mascot of Frontier. Veterans may appreciate this chance to wield the powers of the old Elder Dragons against the new for themselves.
  • The Hunter of Kamura's journey from a newly-minted greenhorn to a seasoned hunter is as incredible as the rest, and the game doesn't understate it. You are more or less one of the few active hunters in the Kamura region and you set milestones such as helping the village defend against the Rampage (a calamity which nearly wiped the village off the map last time it happened), defeat The Dreaded Magnamalo (with help from one of your predecessors who figured out a way to keep it from healing), identify and repel one of the Elder Dragons causing the Rampage, then face down with the other Elder Dragon responsible not once but twice, emerging victorious every time. It's also worth noting that Narwa is said to have previously defeated multiple more experienced hunters sent after her by the Guild, before she hit her Super Mode. So not only did you defeat her twice, but you did what no other hunter could and laid a beatdown for the ages on her and finished her in her strongest form, ending the Rampage that plagued your home for generations.

    Frontier 

    Generations 
  • The opening cinematic demonstrates three separate fights among monsters old and new to great effect.
    • Tigrex fighting Gammoth. Tigrex is normally an apex predator in the frozen landscape. But jumping onto Gammoth's face, the giant doesn't even shrug before grabbing the Tigrex with its trunk and chucking it aside.
    • The Zinogre fighting Mizutsune. It almost looks like a scene from a martial arts film, with the aggressive fanged beast attacking the graceful leviathan on a moonlit Cliffside.
    • Rathalos vs. Astalos. The king of the skies has another challenger for the title as the fight breaks out just nearby a hunter's balloon.
      • What makes this last one even better is that unlike Mizutsune and Gammoth, who are attacked first and have to defend themselves, Astalos is the one who starts his fight. And he was never forced into defense either. Rathalos was just getting destroyed by Astalos, just to show off how powerful the latter is.
    • The cinematic concludes by revealing the last of The Fated Four, Glavenus. Not only is it strong enough to shrug off hits from the hunter's weapons, it counters their attacks with a weapon of its own, its massive sword-like tail, which can be set on fire! And just when things are looking grim for the hunters, the team's Palico makes a triumphant return with the Demon Horn, giving them the strength to even the odds and fight back.
  • The opening of Generations Ultimate shows that the four hunters from the opening of Generations haven't slacked off and actually gained new armor from the Fated Four respectively; and unlike their first attempt at fighting a Glavenus, their hunt against a Barioth goes by much better.

    Stories 
  • The entire premise of the game counts as this. The very monsters you once hunted down? Now they act as your noble steeds as you ride into battle against other monsters.
    • The first teaser shows the main player character stealing an egg. He gets attacked by a Tigrex. So, what does he do? He summons a Rathalos to aid in the fight against it.
    • More awesomeness arrives in the latest trailer, which shows the various different monsters you can befriend in the game. Imagine not only the aforementioned Rathalos or Tigrex, but other monsters like the Zinogre, Lagiacrus, Nargacuga, and even an Elder Dragon (in this case, the Kirin, Teostra and Kushala Daora).
  • The Kinship Skills. They're essentially the culmination of the bond between Rider and Monstie, being activated by winning head-to-head clashes against enemy monsters. Most resemble Up to Eleven versions of attacks the monsters already have. Some notable examples:
    • Arzuros has Hunter's Claw, where the Arzuros and the Rider both grab fish in their teeth for no reason other than Rule of Cool, then finishing off with a devastating claw swipe.
    • Rathian's Scorching Slice, which is a fireball followed by a spinning disc of green fire that strikes the enemy like a giant sawblade.
    • Predator's Needle for Nerscylla, in which it swings on a string of silk before soaring high into the air and coming down to stab the enemy with its stinger.
    • Rathalos' Sky-High Dive, involving Rathalos bursting into flames and stooping down to strike the enemy with its talon, which causes a massive pillar of fire to erupt upon impact.
    • Nargacuga's Dark Thrash, where it attacks the opponent from all sides at lightning speed before finishing it with a single, brutal slash.
    • 4 Ultimate's crowning boy Seregios gets in on the action, firing scales that turn into lasers and rain down on the hapless foe, followed by it ramming the opponent claws first at full speed.
    • Teostranote  charges forward and releases a huge cloud of Blast powder before taking to the skies and firing a huge beam of flame down onto the field, igniting the entire cloud into a positively titanic explosion.
  • Even human-only "Kinship" attacks can get in on the awesome. Reverto's lvl 3 attack in Wings of Ruin? Dragon Tremor Slash, a fancy name for Reverto using a fully-charged True Charge Slash... in mid-air. He slams the ground so hard with the first hit as to catapult himself skyward, then delivers the pain by bisecting the unfortunate victim with a Sword Beam of energy!
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