English name: Ascended Teostra
Romaji: Subarashī Teo Tesukatoru
Japanese: 素晴らしい テオ・テスカトル
There is nothing different from the Ascended Teostra to the regular Teostra in terms of build and body structure. Due to absorbing the massive power in the Elder Dragon Essence, Ascended Teostra's scales have turned into a dark magenta / pinkish colour. It possesses purple markings on its horns, back scales and the bones on its wings, and it has menacing light blue eyes. When enraged, fire literally "flows" through its entire body, decreasing the health of hunters that come too close. Its talons also change colour every now and then - from dark blue, to light blue, to purple, to black.
Ascended Teostra are even more brutal and aggressive than the regular Teostra. They will attack everything and anything that is unfamiliar to them. Unlike the regular Teostra, Ascended Teostra is always found with its female counterpart, the Ascended Lunastra in whatever quest it is in.
Due to absorbing the Elder Dragon Essence accidentally, Ascended Teostra is now capable of Dark element attacks. It is able to produce a hot and humid pink smoke from its body which is equivalent to the normal Teostra's fire aura when enraged. However, instead of decreasing the health of hunters that come too close, it applies Severe Slimeblight to them. Hunters with Severe Slimeblight will have their health decreased slowly before the explosion, which occurs even faster and has a larger radius. Ascended Teostra will have flames flowing through its entire body when enraged, rapidly decreasing the health of nearby hunters (seperate from the damage over time with the Severe Slimeblight infliction), which makes this fire aura extremely dangerous, considering it is accompanied by the pink smoke that applies Severe Slimeblight to hunters. Due to this, hunters are recommended to attack its head and tail and not its sides. When Ascended Teostra is poisoned however, or when its horns are broken, it will no longer be able to produce the flames, although it will still be able to produce the pink smoke, unless its wings are also broken. Ascended Teostra, like its relatives, is able to produce live fire from its mouth.
Ascended Teostra are capable of Fire and Dark element Attacks. It also possesses all of Teostra's attacks as of Monster Hunter 4, along with some attacks of its own.
|Charge||Common||Moderate - High||Ascended Teostra charges to its target. It may sharply turn while doing so.||None|
|Backwards Leap||Very Common||None||Ascended Teostra will flap its wings to throw itself back airbourne a few metres from where it was.||None|
|Forwards Leap||Very Common||High||
Ascended Teostra will pause for a very brief moment, before leaping a considerable distance forwards.
This attack can be chained into the Dark Charge and Tail Swipe attacks.
|Claw Swipe||Very Common||High - Very High||Ascended Teostra will turn 90 degrees to the left or to the right and swipe at a hunter with its respective claw.||None|
|Front Claw Swipe||Uncommon||Moderate||Ascended Teostra will slash at the area in front of it with its right claw, producing pink smoke and red powder that float in the area it performed the attack in.||Slimeblight|
|Tail Swipe||Common||Moderate - High||
Ascended Teostra will raise its tail for a few seconds, before it swipes at an arc behind it twice, once on each side.
In Rage mode, the swipes will produce pink smoke.
|Slimeblight in Rage mode|
|Explosive Powder (Red)||Common||High||Ascended Teostra raises its head for a brief moment and flaps its wings, producing red powder and pink smoke around it. After a few more seconds, it bites the air, igniting the powder to cause explosions around it at a close radius while performing a roar (not requiring earplugs) and raising its head in a circular motion.||18pxSevere Fireblight|
Explosive Powder (Orange)
|Common||High||Ascended Teostra raises its head for a brief moment and flaps its wings, producing orange powder and pink smoke around it. After a few more seconds, it bites the air, igniting the powder to cause explosions around it at a slightly larger radius while performing a roar (not requiring earplugs) and raising its head in a circular motion.||18pxSevere Fireblight|
|Explosive Powder (Yellow)||Common||High||Ascended Teostra raises its head for a brief moment and flaps its wings, producing yellow powder and pink smoke around it. After a few more seconds, it bites the air, igniting the powder to cause explosions around it at very large radius while performing a roar (not requiring earplugs) and raising its head in a circular motion.||18pxSevere Fireblight|
|Explosive Powder (Grey)||Uncommon||Very High||Ascended Teostra raises its head for a brief moment and flaps its wings, producing ash and pink smoke around it. After a few more seconds, it bites the air, igniting the powder to cause dark explosions around it that travel outwards while performing a roar (not requiring earplugs) and raising its head in a circular motion.||18pxDarkblight|
Calm - Common
Enraged - Very Common
Ascended Teostra will raise its head, then bring it down whilst firing a stream of live fire from its mouth that it sweeps from side to side.
This attack can also be performed when Ascended Teostra is in Flight.
|Flaming Claw Swipe||
|High - Very High||The normal Claw Swipe attack, but enhanced with the Fire element, causing it to have extended range.||18pxSevere Fireblight|
Ascended Teostra will perform a Backwards Leap attack while spitting a fireball that travels in a straight line. This attack can also be performed when Ascended Teostra is in Flight.
Ascended Teostra will stay hovering after this attack.
Calm - Rare
Enraged - Common
|Very High||Ascended Teostra will go up on its hind legs for a brief moment. When it lands back down on all fours, it fires a beam of flames that travels in a straight line.||18pxSevere Fireblight|
|Flaming Tornado||Rage Only||Very High - Extremely High||Ascended Teostra will violently swing its tail to the right will jumping backwards, producing a gigantic, flaming tornado that slowly moves around the area and fades away after roughly 90 seconds.||18pxSevere Fireblight|
|Fire Rain||Rage Only||High - Very High||Ascended Teostra will raise its head and fire several fireballs into the sky. After a few moments, multiple smaller fireballs start falling on random spots around the area.||18pxSevere Fireblight|
|Pink Smoke Aura||Passive||None||Ascended Teostra will be constantly producing this aura, unless its wings are broken.||18pxSevere Slimeblight|
|Fire Aura||Rage Only||Fixed - 5 HP every 0.5 seconds||
After entering Rage mode, a blazing aura will surround Ascended Teostra, inflicting Severe Fireblight, but at the same time, also dealing fixed damage to hunters that are close to it.
With the fixed damage every half a second, accompanied by the Severe Fireblight infliction (which, combined, deals 25 damage every 1.5 seconds), this aura is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS to Blademasters trying to break its wings. It is recommended to break Ascended Teostra's horns quickly, or attack with a melee weapon with long reach (e.g Lance, Charge Axe).
|Dark Charge||Common||High - Very High||Ascended Teostra will raise its head in a circular motion, before charging towards its target, surrounding itself with the dark element as it does so.||18pxDarkblight|
|Dark Claw Swipe||Uncommon||High||Ascended Teostra will raise its right claw for a few seconds, charging it up with the dark element as it does so.||18pxDarkblight|
|Roar||1st sight / Transition into Rage mode||None||Ascended Teostra will rear up on its hind legs while roaring loudly.||None|
|Flight||Common||None||Ascended Teostra will start hovering close to the ground.||None|
|Taunt||After performing any chained attacks in Rage mode||None||Ascended Teostra will shake its head violently, then slightly jump up while roaring (not requiring earplugs) at a hunter.||None|
- Its horns, mane, and wings can be broken. Its tail can be scarred, and severed when it is below 40% HP.
- Ascended Teostra are always found with Ascended Lunastra in whatever quest they're in.
- Since Elder Dragons are unaffected by Dung Bombs, the new item, Dragon Flute, is used to lure Ascended Teostra away from Ascended Lunastra (or vice versa, since the Elder Dragon that is lured is random), so hunters are able to fight them in separate areas.
|Item Name||Able||Effectiveness||Duration (1st time)||Duration (2nd time)||Duration (3rd time onwards)||Notes|
|Pitfall Trap||✔||★☆☆||6 seconds||6 seconds||6 seconds||Only works when it is below 20% health|
|Shock Trap||✔||★☆☆||4 seconds||4 seconds||4 seconds||Only works when it is below 20% health|
|Flash Bomb||✔||★★☆||8 seconds||7 seconds||6 seconds|
|Dragon Flute||✔||★★☆||Used to lure Ascended Teostra to a different area|