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Monster Hunter Rise

A Pale Shadow

Shane Williams

How to complete A Pale Shadow

This page is a walkthrough for the Quest, A Pale Shadow. It will navigate you through the necessary steps to successfully defeating Khezu.

The A Pale Shadow Quest becomes available when you reach 2* Hub Quests.

Reward Locale Time Limit
3960z Frost Islands 50 minutes

Khezu Location

Once you’ve accepted the quest, be sure to consume some delicious Bunny Dango and equip yourself with a Fire based weapon before departing. You’ll be able to find Khezu in the following locations.

Area Chance
12 60%
2 30%
5 10%

How to defeat Khezu

(1 of 2) Head to one of the three potential locations to find Khezu roaming around.

Head to one of the three potential locations to find Khezu roaming around. (left), Watch out for Khezu’s electrical attacks. (right)

Khezu is a Flying Wyvern which was first introduced in the original Monster Hunter. This monster has a major weakness to Fire. Khezu relies on its electrical attacks to defend himself, so keep an eye for blue sparks for an indication of when to retreat. For an in-depth strategy to tackling Khezu, refer to our separate Khezu page.


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Guide Information

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  • Platforms
    PC, Switch
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    29 March 2021
  • Last Updated
    26 May 2021
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This guide for Monster Hunter Rise includes:

  • A detailed How to play Section
  • Complete Companion coverage - everything you need to know about Palicos and Palamutes.
  • Full coverage on Kamura Village, Requests, Village, Rampage and Hub Quests.
  • In depth info on every Monster.
  • A detailed Weapons and Armor section.
  • Information on every Armor Skill.
  • Full breakdown on every location.
  • A detailed Items Database (Coming Soon)

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