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MHP3-Lava Canyon Map

The Lava Canyon is a new area introduced in Monster Hunter Portable 3rd. The only monster that inhabitats this area is Akantor. Cool Drinks are needed in this area to stop health depletion. The main area is an enclosed cave with lava flowing down various rock faces and in rivers.


  • Red stones on the ground could be gathered to get fire stone or stones.
  • Yellow patches on the ground saps the hunter's health if he/she stays there for too long.
  • When Akantor roars the environment makes a spectacular reaction to the roar. As a result the ground explodes dealing heavy damage.
  • The area has a large pool of lava which cannot be stepped on.