The giant Kemono in Wild Hearts are a challenge, but knowing their weaknesses will give you an edge in your hunts just as in a certain other game where you hunt giant monsters. We’ll go over every giant Kemono weakness in this guide.
Wild Hearts Kemono Weaknesses
Amaterasu is weak to slashing and pummeling damage. The harpoon Karakuri is especially useful in this hunt. It is also weak to Wind elemental damage.
Cobalt Lavaback Weakness
The Cobalt Lavaback is the colder, hardier relative of the Lavaback. Water and piercing damage will do you well here.
The first giant Kemono seen in the game, the Deathstalker is weak to piercing weapons and fire elemental damage.
Dreadclaw is weak to slashing weapons, and anything imbued with fire elemental damage will deal massive damage.
A giant Kemono featured in the some of the opening cinematics of Wild Hearts, the Earthbreaker is weak to wind damage. Weapons with piercing and pummeling are the best bet for this hunt.
Earth and water are the elements to go with for this hunt. Equip slashing and piercing weapons as well.
Piercing weapons should be used against Fumebeak. It is also weak to earth elemental damage.
Golden Tempest Weakness
Fire and earth damage are the elements the Golden Tempest is weak to. Piercing weapons will also do the most damage over other weapon types.
To beat the Goldshard, employ plant and wind elements, as well as piercing and pummeling weapons.
The Gritdog is weak to wind elemental damage. Slashing and piercing weapons will also do best.
Fire is the bane of Icetusk and should be used extensively in this hunt along with piercing or pummeling weapons.
Kingtusk, the relative of Icetusk, is also weak to fire damage and piercing weapons. Unlike Icetusk, you can use slashing weapons to great effect.
Slashing and pummeling weapons are the best when facing off against a Lavaback. Water damage will have the best effect.
Use piercing and pummeling weapons, as well as plant and wind damage.
Another flying Kemono, Pearlbeakl is weak to earth, pummeling and piercing damage. Use the harpoon Karakuri if you are struggling in this hunt.
The first Kemono you are expected to beat in the game, the Ragetail is weak to fire, as well as pummeling and slashing weapons.
Use the torch Karakuri against the Ripclaw as it is weak to fire elemental damage. Slashing weapons will also work well here.
Slashing weapons will deal the most damage against the Sapscourge. Fire elemental damage is the best to go with.
Fire and plant elemental damage is best served here. Only pummeling weapons will do extra damage, as well.
Sporetail is weak to pummeling and slashing damage, while fire will inflict the most elemental damage.
The Venomglider is weak to plant and fire damage, and pummeling weapons will do you well.
Mighty Kemono Weaknesses
Available after finishing chapter 2, Mighty Kemono are buffed versions of their normal counterparts. Mighty Kemono share the same weaknesses and can be beaten with roughly the same strategies.
Those are all the weaknesses, both for weapons and elemental damage, of the Giant Kemono in Wild Hearts. For in depth battle strategies, guides and more, check out our Wild Hearts hub.
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