Its skull protrudes from the top of its head, forming bony plates. Its tail is thick, and ends in a knife-shaped protrusion, which is used both offensively and defensively. It uses the plates on its back to regulate its temperature, making Abiorugu able to thrive in a diverse range of climate zones.
It attacks with a combination of bites and tail-swings. It can slam its tail to the ground, dealing massive damage, and can also launch spikes from its tail. It utilizes a flaming breath attack as well that inflicts the Defense Down ailment. When enraged, tips of its back plates turn red.
Abiorugu are notoriously aggressive monsters that relentless try to kill and consume anything that provokes them. They are known to primarily hunt during the day. Although their appetites could be somewhat compared to Deviljho's Abiorugu are not cannibalistic and have actually been observed hunting with one another in small groups.
They primarily inhabit lush areas like the Great Forest and Jungle, but due to their adaptable and rather nomadic behavior they can be found in the climates of places like the Swamp and Snowy Mountains as well.
Other Non-Subspecies Forms
Hardcore Abiorugu have all their body spines, claws, and horns turn orange, the horns and tail blade are also shaped differently.
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- Abiorugu's head can be broken twice. The first time one of its head crests will break, and the second time one of its fangs will be broken and its face will be scarred(similar to Deviljho). Its tail spikes and bladed tail can be broken as well (although the main body of the tail cannot be cut off).
- Abiorugu's back plates will become red, yellow or orange when it enters its enraged state.
- Abiorugu only gives 3 carves.
- Abiorugu is capable of combo attacks with no escape time or invincible time for hunters caught in them.
- One of these combos has become well known for killing multiple hunters at once in a full circle causing instant quest failure.
- Abiorugu's roar requires HG Earplugs to block.
- Abiorugu's tremors require Tremor Res +1 to block.
Monster Hunter Frontier
- In order to upgrade some of Abiorugu's HR5 weapons, the player needs paper proofs obtained only from hunting a pair of Abiorugu.