The first Amphibian fought in Monster Hunter 4, Tetsucabra is a large frog-like monster.
In-game description: Amphibians with unique jaws and tusks that they use to sift through rocks for prey. They use their powerful hind legs to traverse steep terrain. It can also use the large boulders it digs up to obstruct a predator's vision and make a hasty retreat.
Powers and Stats
Tier: High 8-C | High 8-C | Low 6-B
Name: Tetsucabra | Berserk Tetsucabra | Drilltusk Tetsucabra
Origin: Monster Hunter
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Earth Manipulation (Can carry around large rocks, can rip massive boulders out of the ground and can dig through the ground at reasonable speed), Sound Manipulation, Rage Power, Status Effect Inducement (Can reduce an opponent's Stamina), Ice Manipulation (When in an ice area the rocks it uses will be made out of snow and ice), Oil Manipulation (The scales of a Tetsucabra is used mainly for camouflage inside caves and on them is a special oil that holds heat), Resistance to Disease Manipulation (Every monster has a power to overcome frenzy virus), Fire Manipulation and Heat Manipulation | All the previous abilities, except Ice Manipulation (Doesn't inhabit ice areas), and the addition of Explosion Manipulation (The rocks it uses explode on impact) | Same as regular Tetsucabra
Attack Potency: Large Building Level (Likely comparable to other monsters such as Rathalos) | Large Building Level (Should be as strong as regular Tetsucabra) | Small Country Level+ (Comparable to Kushala Daora)
Speed: Supersonic (Able to go toe-to-toe with The Hunter) | Supersonic | Massively Hypersonic+
Lifting Strength: Class 100 (Can rip boulders out of the ground which are around its size)
Striking Strength: Large Building Class | Large Building Class | Small Country Class+
Durability: Large Building level | Large Building level (Can withstand the explosions it creates with its rocks) | Small Country Level+
Stamina: High (Can keep fighting hunters for minutes while being bombarded with several attacks)
Range: Extended melee range with physical attacks, Tens of meters with Fatigue spit or rock throws
Standard Equipment: None notable
Intelligence: Above Average (Has a higher weakness to Dragon Element, which directly attacks the mind, than the average hunter: Tetsucabra has -5% resistance, while an Average Hunter has 0% resistance)
- Bite: A simple bite.
- Claw Swipe: A simple claw swipe with either claw.
- Spit: A blob of a fatiguing substance will be shot at an opponent which will drain Stamina.
- Rock Crush: Tetsucabra will rip a rock out of the ground with its jaws which it will then crush.
- Jump: Tetsucabra will leap at an opponent, sometimes with a rock in its jaws.
- Boulder: Tetsucabra will rip a boulder out of the ground with its jaws which will eventually fall over to crush foes.
- Charge: Tetsucabra will charge at an opponent.
- Body Slam: Tetsucabra will lift either side of its body and then slam it down.
Key: Tetsucabra | Berserk Tetsucabra | Drilltusk Tetsucabra