Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate - What's Different from Tri? FAQ

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    ===Jade Barroth===
    *Blue and Green coloration
    *Lives in the Tundra
    *Does U-turn charges
    *Can inflict Snowman status
    *tosses 3 chunks of debris at hunter with its head
    *slams head, causing ice to shoot out

    ===Gigginox Subspecies===
    *Golden-green color
    *Still resides in Tundra only
    *No body slam, instead creates an electric field like Lagiacrus
    *Lays exploding eggs of electricity instead of hatching giggi.
    *Can inflict paralysis

    ===Uragaan Subspecies===
    *Metallic in nature as opposed to rock
    *Can inflict Soiled status
    *Can appear on the Deserted Island (in addition to Volcano)

    ===Barioth Subspecies===
    *Orange-yellow color
    *Lives in Sandy Plains
    *New tornado attack, creating a dust devil

    ===Agnaktor Subspecies===
    *Coated in ice
    *Lives in Tundra
    *Shoots water/ice beam that can sweep side to side
    *Can inflict Iceblight and Waterblight
    *Armor works opposite of normal Agnaktor--gets softer as it burrows
    *Smaller overall than normal Agnaktor though its beak appears bigger.

    ===Azure Rathalos===
    *Bluish/Green color
    *Higher stamina
    *Considerably more aggressive
    *Weakness is wings instead of head

    ===Silver Rathalos===
    *Silver, reflective coating
    *Extremely high stamina/aggressiveness
    *Very rare, usually only fought events
    *Roar requires HG Earplugs to block
    *Tendency to stay airborne longer than usual

    ===Pink Rathian===
    *Pink coloring
    *Stronger attacks
    *More armor
    *Higher health
    *Emphasizes tail attacks more

    ===Gold Rathian===
    *Gold coloring
    *Exceptionally hard shell, difficult to pierce (Yes we know gold is a very soft metal)
    *Roar requires HG Earplugs to block
    *Can link a backflip attack to a fireball
    *Can perform a surprise backflip as she's getting up from being knocked down

    ===Black Diablos===
    *Technically not a subspecies, this has been confirmed to be a female Diablos
    *Black coloring
    *Stronger attacks, though it shares the same movepool as normal Diablos.

    ===Ceadeus Subspecies===
    *Darker coloring
    *Has 2 big horns instead of 1, totalling 4 horn carves
    *2nd water beam attack the sweeps side to side instead of up and down
    *50 minute limit as opposed to 30
    *More agile in the water, can quickly ascend to the top of ruins
    *Cannot be repelled, must be slain
    *Limited only to the final area, does not travel through the ruin.

    ===Lagiacrus Subspecies===
    *White coloring
    *Spends a lot more time on land

    ===Lagiacrus Rare Species===
    *Dark indigo coloring
    *Extremely rare, fought in the underwater ruin
    *Always in a fully charged state
    *Spins rapidly in circles, creating whirlpools
    *Much stronger electrical discharge attack with wider radius
    *5 carves instead of the usual 3
    *Immune to traps and cannot be captured

    ===Jhen Mohran Subspecies===
    *Purple coloring
    *Fought in the same manner
    *Different attack order
    *One new attack, spewing out sand.

    ===Green Plesioth===
    ===Rust Duramboros===
    ===Green Nargacuga===
    ===Nargacuga Rare Species===
    ===Stygian Zinogre===
    As these are new monsters to the Tri player, I will not elaborate on their subspecies.

    S U M M A R Y
    Technically, this is an expansion of Tri, but it is an amazing one at that. 4 new weapon types, 11 completely new unique monsters, and in total over 50 monsters including rare and elusive subspecies with different attack pools and habitats, and dozens of new armors and weapons to collect make this the 'ultimate' hunting experience.