Monster Hunter Rise has plenty of cool monsters that you can encounter and takedown. Somnacanth is one of those many monsters. In this Monster Hunter Rise guide, we are going to walk you through how you can beat Somnacanth.
Somnacanth is a mermaid-like creature and lore has it that looks like a woman under the light of the moon. While it might not look all that aggressive, it has a short temper for people that invade on its lands.
How To Beat Somnacanth In Monster Hunter Rise
The Endemic Life Giganha can cause Somnacanth to flinch when it attacks. Somnacanth has sleeping powder breath. If you get hit then you will be affected by the drowsy status. You then have the chance to cleanse it otherwise you will fall to sleep fully.
The monster can jump in the air and then dive right at you. If you are using slow melee weapons then this can be a bit frustrating. This attack is often after the sleeping powder move.
Somnacanth can cling to the ground and then crawl at you very fast. This attack is often followed by the sleeping power attack. The monster can go down on the ground and open a clam-shaped item. This will give it a buff. You can interrupt this move in order to keep the boss from getting a buff.
This is how you can beat Somnacanth in Monster Hunter Rise. If you are interested in learning more about the game then you can check out our guide on Wyvern riding. You can also check out our guide on how you can beat Bishaten. For more content related to the game, check out our Monster Hunter Rise guides hub.