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Shimmering Scale - usage and where to find it

Shimmering Scale

Shimmering Scale icon
Type Materials
Rarity 6
Sell Price 4300z
Buy Price -
Carry 99
Monster Crimson Glow Valstrax
Locations Shrine Ruins
Frost Islands
Sandy Plains
Flooded Forest
Lava Caverns

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

Shimmering Scale - 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 Shimmering Scale. 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
Crimson glow valstrax iconCrimson Glow Valstrax
High Rank
Target Reward: 26%
Break Reward: 77% - Head, 79% - Chest
Carve Reward: 36% - Body, 17% - Tail
Dropped: 25%


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

  • Shrine Ruins (High Rank)
  • Frost Islands (High Rank)
  • Sandy Plains (High Rank)
  • Flooded Forest (High Rank)
  • Lava Caverns (High Rank)

Shimmering Scale - Material Usage

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

Weapon crafting

Armor crafting

  • Valstrax Braces (×6)
  • Valstrax Mail (×6)