MHW: Official Gems and Other Rare Materials Drop Percentages

MHW: Official Gems and Other Rare Materials Drop Percentages

Last updated on May 7th, 2018

Monster Hunter always had various hidden mechanics regarding how attack is determined, the percentage of drops and much more. Recently Capcom has published miniature guide books explaining these various hidden mechanics that affect players. Unfortunately, they are only available in Japan at the moment with no word if any official English version will be available. That’s why I’m here to help.

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Just how many Anjanath’s will you have to slay before you get any of the rare drops? Read on for all the info.

MHW: Official Gems and Other Rare Materials Drop Percentages

Below are the official drop percentages for gems and other rare materials that have been frustrating players in addition to damage thresholds that will benefit all hunters.

Table of Contents

Normal Monsters

Anjanath

Gem

  • 2% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 3% Head Break
    • 150 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 750 Damage must be done to break it
  • 6% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Fangs

  • 15% Carve
  • 28% Drop
  • 15% Capture
  • 62% Head Break
    • 150 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 750 Damage must be done to break it
  • 24% Silver Reward
  • 23% Gold Reward

Barroth

Wyvern Gem:

  • 2% Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 1% Expedition
  • 1% Quest Reward
  • 8% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Bazelgeuse

  • 2% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 1% Back Break
  • 6% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Wings

  • 11% Carve
  • 11% Capture
  • 65% Head Break
    • 180 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 180 Damage must be done to break it
  • 9% Quest Reward
  • 14% Silver Reward
  • 14% Gold Reward

Diablos

Wyvern Gem

  • 3% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 3% Capture
  • 1% Quest Reward
  • 8% Silver Reward
  • 16% Gold Reward

Majestic Horn

  • 65% Horn Break (Must break both horns)
    • 200 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 400 Damage must be done to break it
  • 14% Silver Reward
  • 18% Gold Reward

Black Diablos

  • 4% Carve
  • 4% Tail Carve
  • 4% Capture
  • 1% Quest Reward
  • 8% Silver Reward
  • 16% Gold Reward

Black Spiral Horn+

  • 65% Horn Break (Must break both horns)
    • 200 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 400 Damage must be done to break it
  • 14% Silver Reward
  • 18% Gold Reward

Jyuratodus

Wyvern Gem:

  • 2% Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 1% Expedition
  • 1% Quest Reward
  • 8% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Legiana

Gem

  • 2% Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 1% Head Break
    • 210 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 420 Damage must be done to break it
  • 1% Back Break
  • 1% Tail Break
    • 270 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 270 Damage must be done to break it
  • 6% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Freezer Sac

  • 18% Expedition
  • 18% Quest Rewards
  • 14% Silver Rewards to obtain 2 Freezer Sacs
  • 12% Gold Reward to obtain 3 Freezer Sacs

Odogaron

Gem

  • 2% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 1% Head Break
  • 6% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Fangs

  • 15% Carve
  • 28% Drop
  • 15% Capture
  • 62% Head Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 600 Damage must be done to break it
  • 20% Silver Reward
  • 20% Gold Reward

Paolumu

Wyvern Gem:

  • 2% Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 1% Expedition
  • 1% Quest Reward
  • 8% Silver Reward
  • 16% Gold Reward

Rathalos

Rathalos Ruby

  • 1% Carve
  • 2% Tail Carve
  • 1% Capture
  • 3% Head Break
    • 240 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 480 Damage must be done to break it
  • 1% Back Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 300 Damage must be done to break it
  • 6% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Rathalos Medula

  • 14% Carve
  • 7% Tail Carve
  • 14% Capture
  • 30% Back Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 300 Damage must be done to break it
  • 20% Silver Reward
  • 20% Gold Reward

Azure Rathalos

Rathalos Ruby

  • 2% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 1% Head Break
    • 240 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 480 Damage must be done to break it
  • 1% Back Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 300 Damage must be done to break it
  • 7% Silver Reward
  • 14% Gold Reward

Medula

  • 14% Carve
  • 7% Tail Carve
  • 14% Capture
  • 30% Back Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 300 Damage must be done to break it
  • 13% Silver Reward
  • 14% Gold Reward

Rathian

Rathian Ruby

  • 1% Carve
  • 1% Tail Carve
  • 1% Capture
  • 1% Back Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 300 Damage must be done to break it
  • 3% Head Break
    • 240 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 480 Damage must be done to break it
  • 1% Quest Reward
  • 8% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Spike+

  • 16% Carve
  • 70% Tail Carve
  • 16% Capture
  • 30% Back Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 300 Damage must be done to break it
  • 22% Silver Reward
  • 22% Gold Reward

Pink Rathian

Rathian Ruby

  • 2% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 3% Head Break
    • 240 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 480 Damage must be done to break it
  • 1% Back Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 300 Damage must be done to break it
  • 7% Silver Reward
  • 14% Gold Reward

Spike+

  • 65% Tail Carve
  • 30% Back break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 300 Damage must be done to break it
  • 21% Silver Reward
  • 21% Gold Reward

Tobi-Kadachi

Wyvern Gem:

  • 2% Carve
  • 2% Capture
  • 1% Expedition
  • 1% Quest Reward
  • 8% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Electrode

  • 12% Carve
  • 12% Capture
  • 100% Head Break
    • 200 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 400 Damage to break the head
  • 80% Tail Break
    • 160 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 640 Damage must be done to break it
  • 19% Silver Reward
  • 19% Gold Reward

Elder Dragons

Nergigante

Gem

  • 2% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 3% Horn Break
  • 6% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Horn

  • 8% Carve
  • 66% Single Horn Break
    • 280 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 280 Damage must be done to break it
  • 97% Both Horn Break
    • 560 Damage must be done to break them
  • 18% Silver Reward
  • 17% Gold Reward

Kushala Daora

Gem

  • 2% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 3% Head Break
  • 6% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Horn+

  • 8% Carve
  • 66% Head Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 1500 Damage must be done to break it. The last 300 damage must be done  when HP is <20%.
  • 16% Silver Reward
  • 16% Gold Reward

Teostra

Gem

  • 2% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 2% Head Break
    • 200 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 200 Damage must be done to break it.  The damage must be done when HP is <20%.
  • 6% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Horn

  • 8% Carve
  • 66% Head Break
    • 200 Damage must be done to flinch it. The damage must be done when HP is <20%.
  • 12% Silver Reward
  • 12% Gold Reward

Powder

  • 50% Drop
  • 10% Quest Reward to obtain 2 Powders
  • 12% Silver Reward to obtain 2 Powders
  • 11% Gold Reward to obtain 2 Powders

Vaal Hazak

Gem

  • 2% Carve
  • 3% Tail Carve
  • 2% Head Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 900 Damage must be done to break it
  • 6% Silver Reward
  • 13% Gold Reward

Fang+

  • 8% Carve
  • 66% Head Break
    • 300 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 900 Damage must be done to break it
  • 15% Silver Reward
  • 14% Gold Reward

Xeno’Jiiva

Gem

  • 5% Carve
  • 7% Tail Carve
  • 4% Head Break
    • 400 Damage must be done to flinch it
    • 800 Damage must be done to break it
  • 3% Quest Reward
  • 3% Silver Reward (Doesn’t exist atm it might be a placeholder)
  • 3% Gold Reward  (Doesn’t exist atm it might be a placeholder)

Horn

  • 8% Carve
  • 64% Head Break

So, I hope that you liked this article. If so, you may also want to read the Monster Hunter World: How to get Aloy’s Armor article. You may also be interested in reading the Monster Hunter World is the fastest selling Capcom game ever article.

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