The volcanic belt is a land where the harsh nature of the volcanic rock has killed off all the vegetation. The life draining heat is also known to have killed many who travel into the zone. Thus, it is necessary to properly prepare for any travels into this area. However, that is not to say that there is no life in the volcanic belt. Quite the contrary, Fire herbs grow iin abundance in the volcanic rock. Moreover, the fortitude enhancing armor seed can only be found in this area.
The main characteristic of the zone is the overwhelming abundance of ore. From rocky areas, to caves, to the mouth of the vocanoes themselves, it is possible to gather various types of ore. There is never a shortage of hunters trudging up the mountains with pickaxes in tow.
You should beware of the powerful Gravios and the rock-like Basarios in the volcanoes. Both of these wyverns have extremely hard shells that make it difficult to damage them with normal weapons. Beyond wyverns, Ioprey are often spetted in this zone. These small red monsters are equipped with a powerful nausea inducing poison. So great care should be exercised when dealing with these beasts.
The more dangerous monsters that can be found are
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|First Generation Areas|
|Battlefield | Castle Schrade | Forest and Hills | Fortress | Great Arena | Kokoto Village | Old Desert | Old Jungle | Old Swamp | Old Volcano|
|Second Generation Areas|
|Desert | Dondruma Village | Geyser Island | Gorge | Great Forest | Jungle | Moat Arena | Pokke Farm | Pokke Village | Sea of Trees | Arena | Snowy Mountains | Snowy Mountains Peak | Swamp | Tower | Volcano|
|Third Generation Areas|
|Deserted Island | Flooded Forest | Great Desert | Moga Farm | Moga Village | Mountain Forest | Land Arena | Loc Lac | Sandy Plains | Tundra | Volcano | Water Arena | Yukumo Village|