Monster Hunter Rise

Somnacanth - Monster Hunter Rise (Materials, Weaknesses and Strategies)

The Somnacanth don't cry to the crows in Monster Hunter Rise. This long sea serpent is a master of sedatives and sleeping gases. In this guide, you will be introduced to its attacks and weaknesses, as well as the novice and expert materials it can bring back to forge weapons and armour.


Big Monster: Somnacanth

Species : Leviathan
Element : None
Threat: 5 stars

The weaknesses of the Somnacanth

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Head fin402020001500
Front leg454535501500
Rear leg2530251002500

How to beat the Somnacanth

To come

The materials of the Somnacanth

By fighting a monster, you can get different items and materials for making armour or weapons which we have listed in the following table. This is how the table works:

  • Target - Represents your chance to get this material by completing a quest that involves this monster.
  • Capture - Your chance to get this material at the end of the quest by capturing this monster, even if it was not the target of the quest.
  • Damage - Your chance to get this extra material by completing a quest that involves this monster, if you damage it in a specific place.
  • Skinning - Your chances of obtaining this material by skinning the carcass or broken/severed element of the target.
  • Recovered - Your chance to make this material fall to the ground by injuring the monster, throwing it against a wall, or making it fight another monster.

Novice Rank

MaterialsTargetSeizeDamageCutting upRecovered
Somnacanth Scale21%17%100%43%50%
Somnacanth shell34%----33%--
Somnacanth fin14%--80%10%--
Somnacanth dust23%30%20%14%40%
Bone watch (G)8%14%------
Somnacanth greenhouse--27%80%--15%
Tear of wyvern----7%--50%

Expert Rank

MaterialsTargetSeizeDamageCutting upRecovered
Somnacanth Scale +21%16%97%43%50%
Crapace Somnacanth +33%29%--32%--
Somnacanth + fin14%--80%10%--
Somnacanth sedative23%12%17%14%39%
Os duros7%14%------%
Wyvern Gem2%3%3%1%1%
Somnacanth + claw--26%80%--15%
Tear of wyvern----5%--20%
Large wyvern tear--------30%

Master Rank

MaterialsTargetSeizeDamageCutting upRecovered
Somnacanth Radiance21%16%97%43%50%
Somnacanth Cortex33%29%-32%-
Wild Nageaoire Somnacanth14%-80%10%-
Somnacanth Dream Powder23%12%17%14%39%
Os rigidos7%14%---
Large wyvern gem2%3%3%1%1%
Somnacanth greenhouse-26%80%-15%
Tear wyvern----15%
Large wyvern tear----35%
Afflicted shell--20%20%-