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Rathian Shell - Location, How to Get and Use

Rathian Shell

Rathian shell icon
Type Materials
Rarity 4
Sell Price 670z
Buy Price -
Carry 99
Monster Rathian (Low Rank)
Locations Shrine Ruins
Sandy Plains
Flooded Forest
Lava Caverns

Rathian Shell is a material that is found in Monster Hunter Rise (MHR) game. Materials can be received from quests, hunting monsters, carving, gathering, etc.

Rathian Shell - Locations and How to Obtain

This section contains explanations of different ways that the material can be obtained.

Monster Hunt Rewards

Table with monsters that may reward you with the Rathian Shell. It shows the percentage chance on how the monster may reward you with the material. We recommend checking this guide for a detailed explanation of the numbers

Monster Source
rathian iconRathian
Low Rank
Target Reward: 28%
Capture Reward: 34%
Break Reward: 36% - Head, 29 - Tail
Carve Reward: 25% - Body
Dropped: 26%, 39%


Locations where the material can be obtained from one of the sources:

  • Shrine Ruins (Low Rank)
  • Sandy Plains (Low Rank)
  • Flooded Forest (Low Rank)
  • Lava Caverns (Low Rank)
  • Meowcenaries (Low Rank) - Rathian

Rathian Shell - Material Usage

This section covers different use cases for the material, like crafting, forging, and upgrading.

Weapon crafting

  • Dear Lutemis I (×4)
  • Princess Panoply I (×3)
  • Princess Regalia I (×3)
  • Queen Blaster I (×2)
  • Queen's Longfire I (×3)
  • Valkyrie Chordmaker I (×3)
  • Valkyrie Fire I (×2)
  • Wyvern Blade Verde I (×2)

Armor crafting

  • Aelucanth Vertex / Rhopessa Vertex (×2)
  • Rathian Braces (×3)
  • Rathian Coil (×1)
  • Rathian Helm (×3)
  • Rathian Mail (×1)