Not to be confused with Subspecies, Rare Species, Lone Species, Origin Species, Variants, HC Monsters, Supremacy Species, and Zenith Species.

Burst Species (Japanese 烈種 Retsushu) are a special group of monsters, first introduced in Monster Hunter Frontier G3. These monsters are rare powerful relatives of some known monster species. Burst Species are known to have unique abilities and even elements that make them differ from their cousins.

List of Burst Species

Monster Hunter Frontier G3

Monster Hunter Frontier G Genuine

Monster Hunter Frontier G5

Monster Hunter Frontier G6


MHF1-Rathalos Render 001
FrontierGen-Zerureusu Render 002
Rathalos Zerureusu
FrontierGen-Espinas Render 001
FrontierGen-Meraginasu Render 001
Espinas Meraginasu
2ndGen-Tigrex Render 002
FrontierGen-Diorekkusu Render 001
Tigrex Diorekkusu
2ndGen-Kushala Daora Render 001
FrontierGen-Garuba Daora Render 001
Kushala Daora Garuba Daora
2ndGen-Diablos Render 001
FrontierGen-Varusaburosu Render 001
Diablos Varusaburosu


  • Burst Species can only be encountered at HR5 and G-rank.
  • The Burst Species are a combination of a monster and a tool of some kind from a concept standpoint.
    • For example, Varusaburosu is a combination of Diablos and Stove.


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