Kirin are so rarely sighted that little is known of their ecology. It's been said they envelop themselves in pure electricity when they are provoked.
— Monster Field Guide


Kirin is an Elder Dragon with the power of "One thousand bolts of lightning", and known for its equestrian appearance. Despite being seen in both the New and Old Worlds, it is still unknown where it originates from or what it is exactly, hence its classification as an Elder Dragon.

Powers and Stats

Tier: At least High 7-C | 6-C

Name: Kirin

Origin: Monster Hunter

Gender: Varies

Age: Varies

Classification: Elder Dragon

Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Electricity Manipulation, Resistance to Physical Harm, Stun, and Poison, Invulnerability to Electricity and Paralysis, Ice Manipulation, Weather Manipulation, Healing, Sound Manipulation

Attack Potency: Probably Large Town level (Caused violent thunderstorms over a large area of the New World) | Island level (Oroshi Kirin could cause all moisture in the air to freeze instantly)

Speed: Subsonic (Comparable to other Elder Dragons, vastly outspeeds the Hunter)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Unknown

Durability: At least Large Town level (Weak compared to most Elder Dragons, Nergigante devours them easily) | Island level (Comparable to other major deviants, such as Hellblade Glavenus)

Stamina: High, capable of battling the Hunter for extended periods of time

Range: Miles with Weather Manipulation

Standard Equipment: None

Intelligence: Unknown

Weaknesses: Fire

Key: Kirin | Oroshi Kirin


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