Gammoth is a Fanged Beast first introduced in Monster Hunter Generations.

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Gammoth resembles a real-life Woolly mammoth. It is by far the largest Fanged Beast known to date. The fur covering its huge body is mostly bluish, although it's also white and red on its trunk, legs, back and underside. It has brown plating covering most of its head and feet, as well as two tusks seemingly made of the same material. This plating is said to be extremely resistant to damage. The underside of its trunk seems to be covered in a scaly hide, and is lined with numerous spikes. Interestingly, Gammoth is sometimes seen with its legs encased in ice.


Gammoth is able to breathe snow from its trunk, encasing enemies in snow. This snow can also be applied to its legs, encasing them in an icy armor. It can also use its trunk to create a large vortex, sucking hunters in from a distance so it can trample them more easily. However, Gammoth mainly uses its brute strength and sheer size to deal with threats.


Gammoth are hostile to just about anything. They are particularly hostile towards Tigrex, however. This is said to be because Tigrex is the natural predator of young Gammoths, and as Gammoth grows older its fear of Tigrex is replaced by rage and aggression.


Gammoth lives in polar regions, such as the Polar Field, Frozen Seaway, and Arctic Ridge.


Gammoth's Japanese name, Gamuto, is a combination of Ganesha (ガネーシャ) and mammoth.

Other Non-Subspecies Forms

Elderfrost Gammoth

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Main Article: Elderfrost Gammoth

A Deviant of Gammoth first appearing in Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate.

Game Appearances

Chronological Appearances
First US / EU Appearance: First JP Appearance: Latest Appearance:
Logo-MHGen (2016) Logo-MHX JP (2015) Logo-MHXX (2017)

In-Game Description

Monster Hunter Generations
MHGen-Gammoth Icon Found in the most frigid regions of the world, Gammoths are behemoths with massive tusks. Though they are herbivores, when provoked they will leverage their enormous weight and trunks to crush a threat. They can also shatter the snow covering their legs to damage nearby foes.
Threat Level (危険度): ★★★★★

Music Themes

Battle Gammoth 【ガムート戦闘】 Monster Hunter Generations Soundtrack

Battle Gammoth 【ガムート戦闘】 Monster Hunter Generations Soundtrack

MHGen: Gammoth Theme

MHGen Breakable Parts

Head (x2)
Trunk (x1)
Right Front Leg (x1)
Left Front Leg (x1)
Right Hind Leg (x1)
Left Hind Leg (x1)


  • When Gammoth blows snow from its trunk, it can encase its legs with the snow to strengthen its trampling attacks. Dealing enough damage will destroy the encased snow and drop a shiny.
    • Breaking the legs will keep it from encasing them with snow.
  • Gammoth has a pin attack.
  • Gammoth's trunk, front and back legs can be wounded, and the head/tusks can be wounded twice.
  • Gammoth can be carved four times.
  • To recover Stamina, Gammoth will dig out a large fruit or seed in Area 7 of the Snowy Mountains.
  • Gammoth's roar requires Earplugs to block.
  • Gammoth's legs are designed after a tortoise's legs while its tail is designed after a raccoon's tail.[1]
  • Gammoth's weapons were meant to give a feeling of both power and traditions.
  • In-game, the Gammoth encountered are always female. [2]
  • When caught in a Pitfall Trap, only Gammoth's hind leg will fall in.

  • Gammoth is elligible for the Hyper State.
    • Hyper Ice Block and Hyper Fang+ can be obtained from Hyper Gammoth quests.
  • There is an Event Quest where players can fight an abnormally small Gammoth, as well as a quest where players must fight a Hyper Gammoth without any armor or talismans.

External Links

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