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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Strategy Guide

Author(s): James Bowden
First Published: 11-04-2013 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 01-11-2019 / 16:06 GMT
Version: 1.1 (????) 25-01-2020 / 07:28 GMT

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Guide

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Family: Herbivore

Size: Medium - Large

Element: N/A


The first monster you encounter in the wild, the Aptonoth can be intimidaitng, but are defenceless as far as monsters go. Use them to practice your weapons and gather meat in preparation for fiercer fights.


**Weak Spots** **Susceptible**
Body, Head N/A
**Strong Against** **Weak Against**
Dragon Everything Else


Head Butt : The Aptonoth will lower its head and move quickly towards the player.

Recommended Strategy

Just hit the Aptonoth a few times. Even early in the game they can’t provide much resistance.


  • Upon killing an Aptonoth the rest of its herd will attempt to escape the area.
  • Aptonoth provide food for many of the larger creatures in the game, such as Rathians, who will pin and eat them when their stamina starts to run low.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
  • Platforms
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    11 April 2013
  • Last Updated
    1 November 2019
  • Guide Author
    James Bowden

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