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Emperor Lithotaur
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Names
Titles Crystal Shell Crab
結晶殻蟹
Nicknames G. Emperor Lithotaur, G.E. Lithotaur
General Info
Species Carapaceon
Habitats Deserted Island
Misty Peaks
Sunken Hollow
Dunes
Heaven's Mount
Marshlands
Ruined Ridge
Abysmal Trench
Gem Chasm
Size Large
Relatives Emperor Lithotaur
Lithotaur
Signature Move Shell Slam
Elements Element Earth Earth
Ailments Status Defense Down Defense Down
Status Crystalization Crystallization
Status Mudded Muddy
Status Stun Stun
Weaknesses Element Thunder Thunder
Creator MonsterHunterFlacko

Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur (エンペラーイワワミ亜種, Enperā Iwawami Ashu) is a Subspecies of Emperor Lithotaur.

Physiology

Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur sports a purple exoskeleton with fuchsia or magenta claws. The rock on its back is now brown with green crystals sprouting from it.

Abilities

Like Emperor Lithotaur, Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur uses the crystal-covered rock on its back for both offense and defense. It will occasionally leaves crystals on the ground that will explode after some time passes. Also like Emperor Lithotaur, Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur can spit a corrosive substance.

Behavior

Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur is noticeably more aggressive than Emperor Lithotaur. It is more willing to smash its rock when fending off enemies.

Habitat

These Carapaceons are usually found in the same areas as their normal counterparts, along with inhabiting the Deserted Island and Dunes.

Ecology

Information

Emperor Lithotaur
No available icon. A Subspecies of Emperor Lithotaur with crystals sprouting from the rock on its back. These crystals are known to burst after an amount of time passes, covering hunters in more crystals. They are significantly more aggressive than its normal yellow-colored counterpart.

Taxonomy

  • Order: Decapoda
  • Infraorder: Anomura
  • Superfamily: Rock Crab
  • Family: Lithotaur

Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur is the Subspecies of Emperor Lithotaur.

Habitat Range

Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur can be found inhabiting the Sunken Hollow, Dunes, Heaven's Mount, Marshlands, and the Ruined Ridge in the Old World. In the New World, they can be found at the Deserted Island and Misty Peaks.

Ecological Niche

Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur will readily prey on smaller animals and carrion. Because of their increased ferocity, it is more difficult for predators to prey on this creature.

Biological Adaptations

Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur possesses many of the same adaptations as Emperor Lithotaur. Ithas shovel-like claws that they use for burrowing and warding off enemies. Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur uses a large rock instead to protect its soft rear. What separates the rock Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur's rock from Emperor Lithotaur's rock is that Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur's rock has crystals growing on its, hence the prefix "Gemstone." The source of the crystals seems to be a fluid that Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur produces in its body and secrets through its rear. The fluid seeps into the rocks and causes crystals to form. Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur can spit a corrosive substance.

Behavior

Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur is noticeably more aggressive than Emperor Lithotaur. It is more willing to smash its rock when fending off enemies. They are known to practice cannibalism, occasionally eating other Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur, normal Emperor Lithotaur, and even young Lithotaur.

Notes

  • Gemstones Emperor Lithotaur's claws and shell can be broken.
  • Its shell slam attack deposits crystals that explode over a period of time, inflicting the Crystallization status.
    • These crystals can be mined before they burst.
    • It can inflict Muddy status if the hunter is too close.
  • Its corrosive spray attack has a longer distance than its counterpart.
  • It shell smash attack inflicts Stun should the hunter be hit.
  • Gemstone Emperor Lithotaur will trip after certain attacks if its tired. It will feed from a carcass to regain stamina.