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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Strategy Guide

Author(s): James Bowden
First Published: 11-04-2013 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 16-05-2019 / 19:15 GMT
Version: 1.1 (????) 25-08-2019 / 01:40 GMT

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Flying Wyvern

Gigginox

Family : Flying Wyvern

Size : Large

Element : N/A

Description

Gigginox are flying wyverns native to the Tundra. In contrast to other flying wyverns, Gigginox are typically found inside caverns; they are also blind, using body heat to sense their prey. When enraged, their entire body drastically changes colour.

Habitat

  • Tundra: 2, 3, 4, 5 (Spawn and Rest), 7

Properties

**Weak Spots** **Susceptible**
Head/Neck (No Rage), Tail (Rage) Fatigue, Sleep
**Strong Against** **Weak Against**
Ice, Thunder, Water Fire, Dragon

Part Durability

**Body Part** **Durability** **Effect on Decrease**
Head High Large Lurch
Neck/Body Very High Lurch
Front Legs (x2) High Lurch/Knockdown
Hind Legs (x2) Medium Knockdown
Tail Low Lurch

Breakable Parts

**Body Part** **How to Break** **Effect of Break**
Head Decrease Durability Fatigue State. Extra Rewards
Breast Decrease Neck/Body Durability Extra Rewards
Tail Decrease Durability Extra Rewards

Rage Effects

**Attack** **Defence** **Speed**
120% No Change 110%

Key Attacks

Body Slam : The Gigginox rears up onto its legs and then slams down where it was stood. This can also create a poison cloud.

Poison Spit : The Gigginox pulls its head back and then launches a glob of poison towards the hunter.

Ceiling Crawl : The Gigginox clings to the ceiling. From here it will either spit poison down, attempt to grab a hunter, or 'launch' itself back to the floor.

Charge : The Gigginox moves forward, swinging its head and using its body to damage the hunter.

Egg Lay : The Gigginox will either lay a Giggi egg or a poison bomb. Watch out for the latter, if you see a glint of purple move away.

Recommended Strategy

The Gigginox is a poison machine that can make sustained attacks a massive risk. Simply put you don’t want to stay near the Gigginox for any period of time. Second - the Gigginox’s face looks like its tail. Watch its wings to correctly identify which end the eggs will come from and which the poison spit will come from.

So you’re attacking cautiously, avoiding poison, and correctly identifying the Gigginox’s head. Good. Those are the fundamental things to consider at all times. The other key moment in any Gigginox fight is when he ceiling crawls, at which point your aim is to run as far away as possible for fear of poison rain.

Notes :

  • You can destroy the Gigginox's Giggi eggs, but make sure they're not poison bombs before you attack them.
  • When low on stamina the Gigginox's Poison Spit will fail

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Capcom
  • Platforms
    3DS
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    11 April 2013
  • Last Updated
    16 May 2019
  • Guide Author
    James Bowden

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