Hello everyone and welcome to my 116th analysis, this time featuring Burotgor.
Overview: Burotgor is recognizable by his signature attack, Bloodthirsty. This move gives Burotgor Triple Damage for 1 turn and an extra turn to utilize said damage buff immediately, but also a Blind alongside it, making it a deadly game of dice for the target. His moves also have great Base Powers, ensuring that the target will almost always die when combined with Bloodthirsty, unless said target is a tank. This makes Burotgor one of the deadliest single target atackers in the game, and just the possibility of his damage output requires him to be dealt with, especially since there are monsters with SCs or traits to prevent allies from getting Blinded, like Warmaster Elvira, who will almost always be used with Burotgor. However, he still has to deal with the common problems attackers have, despite having Hardened as his trait, plus he has no AOE moves besides his special, making Taunters very anoying for him - not to mention the shakiness of Bloodthirsty.
Bloodthirsty is what makes Burotgor unique among the myriad of high firepower monsters in the game, and it's necessary. Pure Rage has a solid 70 Base Power and is unresisted. Bestial Hits has an even higher 75 Base Power, is also unresisted, and has a 50% chance to Stun the target. Bestial Charge's Base Power is lower at 50 and is Earth based, but it gives Burotgor an extra turn and has a 50% chance to Stun the target.
2 Strength 1 Speed with Life Mutations is standard on an attacker.
For Masks, the given options are the most viable ones.
For Swords, Stun based ones or ones that deal damage are picked. Soul-Shattering Greatsword is noteworthy since if Burotgor doesn't kill the target, it's likely a tank and the biggest damage he can inflict on those monsters is to their Stamina.
Teammate Options: Warmaster Elvira is absolutely necessary to have alongside Burotgor for the Blind Immunity she provides, making Burotgor the powerful attacker he is meant to be, plus her Evasion is useful too since Burotgor is slow and vulnerable to status. If there are othe monsters who provide this Blind Immunity to the team, you can use them as well.
Countering Burotgor: For Counter options, check out this article.