Questions tagged [monster-hunter-3-ultimate]

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is an expansion of the Wii title Monster Hunter 3 (Tri), released on the Nintendo 3DS alongside a Wii U version that supports 480p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p resolution graphical output.

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WiiU error code at on-line play

I have gotten this error every time I try to play online quests. I can access the world, the lobby, but when I choose a room I get this message. The same happens with other games but the code is ...
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Nibelsnarf arena quest

Is it possible to activate the spikes in the land arena at the quest named “Awesome Maw”? I noticed that Nibelsnarf stay staring at that point of the wall that has two spikes, like those at Caedus ...
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How does unity leveling work/show in mh3U?

My friend and I play multiplayer for the 3DS from time to time. I finished the story and killed Dire Miralis and he just got to high rank. when we do quests we get unity and we are both level 3, it ...
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Can we use sleep arrows instead of tranq bombs to capture a monster?

When it’s capturing time, and the monster is trapped, do sleep arrows have different effects from Tranq bombs? That is, in this situation, could we kill the monster by accident if we used Sleep ...
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what's the proper use of gestures in Monster Hunter?

I'm using the gestures just for fun so far, but I've noticed that some food boosts affect some gestures, for example the shadowbox. So I think there's another functions for the gestures, not only for ...
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Online quests Wii U and 3DS Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

I have been playing a lot MH3U on Wii U, and also my son... He has a 3DS, and I'd like to play online quest with him, and another players around. If i buy a 3DS cartdrige of this game, we can join ...
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How to get a Diablos-Hardhorn?

I'm HR60, and I'm trying to get a Diablos-Hardhorn, but I'm not having any luck finding one. How do I acquire a Diablos-Hardhorn?
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How do I cancel out of the third person view after using the dragonator?

In Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on the 3DS, when you hit the dragonator there are a few seconds when the screen switches to a third person view. I thought that this was just how it was, but in this video ...
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How to increase the number of farmers

I'm already doing the level 3 offline quests and I still only have 1 farmer working for me. I would have expected an additional farmer by now. Are there specific quests that I need to do or monsters ...
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How can I determine which items I can safely sell?

I've never played a Monster Hunter game before so I'm going through the various tutorials, venturing out into Moga Woods for each quest with little to no idea what I'm doing. In the meantime, I'm also ...
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How do I prevent hallowed jhen from breaking the boat?

I have attempted to slay the mighty Hallowed Jhen Mohran a couple times now and the expedition has always ended in failure due to our boat taking too much damage. Every time we've had about 10 minutes ...
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Is there a specific set of ports to forward for MH3U packet utility?

I keep running into 106-0612 errors whenever I try to connect to rooms in the packet utility and some of the proposed solutions are to forward ports for the Wii U. However, I can't find what specific ...
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Which Weapon type has the most DPS?

Here I'm talking about 2 kinds of DPS. Basically Theoretical DPS and Effective DPS. If I talk about Theoretical DPS I think of the "perfect execution" of combos. This includes of course Always ...
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Is there a penalty for dying in Moga Woods?

When I go into Moga Woods to hunt monsters, there are no quest rewards to take away when I die. Does that mean there's no penalty, or is there something else (resources? money?) that I lose?
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What is the secret to effective switch-axing?

So I really like the concept of the Switch Axe -- a swiss army weapon that can be either an elementally charged sword OR a giant axeblade. However, in practice, I'm finding it a hard weapon to slay ...
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How do Armors and Defense compare?

Every set of armor you can forge in MH3U has a "Defense" stat. Arzuros armor sports a higher defense than Jaggi Armor, and Barroth Mail sports a defense higher than both. However, all armor can be ...
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How do I get a King's Frill?

The first time I killed a Great Jaggi, I got an item from it called King's Frill. Since then, I have killed about 10 more Great Jaggies and never seen another one. Do I need to do something special to ...
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What should I look for in a Hunting Horn?

I've been trying to pick up the Hunting Horn and I'm looking for a good Horn to start with. What stats are most important for a Horn? Should I value element over raw? What are good songs to look for? ...
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Does monster health scale on multiplayer accordingly to number of players?

Does any given monster have <number of players> x <base health> on multiplayer sessions? Besides having multiple skills and buffs, will hunting with friends take approximately the same ...
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Merging save files

My primary save file is currently on my Wii U. Out of things to do when out of the house, I decided to make another save file on my 3DS. After playing for a bit, I wondered if it was possible to merge ...
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How does (Ultra) Lucky Cat work?

These Felyne Cooking skills say that they give a chance to "receive more rewards at the end of the quest". But I know that some rewards are specific for certain monster parts (e.g. Mantles typically ...
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Why didn't my trap work?

I was hunting a Steel Uragaan when, due to my Capture Guru, I knew he was ready for a capture. I placed the trap as close as I could to him since he had rolled into the lava. Upon trapping him, I ...
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Can you change your hunter name?

Somewhat self-explanatory, really. I've had my current hunter name for awhile, chose it mostly on a whim because I thought I'd be hunting solo for the most part. Now that I will be hunting online, I ...
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What is a good pre-G rank armor/weapon set for hunting Alatreon in MH3U?

In Monster Hunter Tri Ultimate's offline mode, one of the last missions you get is hunting the Alatreon at high-rank (I believe). Thing is, I'm used to hunting it on the older Wii version with the ...
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What items can I get via Hunters for Hire?

Hunters for Hire allows me to send NPCs out on a hunt while I do other things. It's a great way to get some extra monster parts, but can I get the same parts via Hunters for Hire that I could get if ...
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Register Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate 3DS at Club Nintendo

I bought a (european) 3DS and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate two days ago (bought seperately, no bundle) and want to take advantage of this current running promotion where it says If you register ...
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What determines which monsters my friends can hunt? [duplicate]

When I send one of my friends on a hunt via Hunters for Hire, what determines which monsters they can hunt and which rank the hunt will be?
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How to check if I have a charm or cursed table? [duplicate]

Is there any way to check weather my character has a charm table or a cursed one? Also, if there is a list of all the charms and curses, could someone leave link a link to it?
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Does Affinity stack?

I just completed my Azure Rathalos armor set, and noticed that it gave me an Affinity boost. I remembered that Nargacuga weapons also had an affinity boost. So before I start grinding for Nargacuga ...
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Do Port/Online monsters have different drop rates?

I remember that in MHFU, the monsters encountered on Guild hunts were reputed to have higher drop rates for rarer materials (such as Rubies and Plates). I am not sure if this was true, but is this the ...
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Does the underground ruin have any shortcuts?

Since the Caedeus quest is a repel quest his health is retained between quests. When I start a quest with him already wounded he starts in Area 3, forcing me to swim all the way there. It's both ...
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How does charm sniping work?

I really want to give charm sniping (finding a specific charm on demand, basically) in MH3U a go, but I have no idea how to go about it. My current character has Charm Table 3. I can retrieve the RNG ...
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What's the difference between Arena Quests and Challenge Quests?

The guild member on the far right in the marina hands out Arena Quests and Challenge Quests. But the same quests are in both lists, and when I finished a quest in one it also checked it off in the ...
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What roars do Earplugs and HG Earplugs protect against?

There are two levels of Hearing Skills, Earplugs and HG Earplugs, with HG Earplugs being able to block more momnster roars than Earplugs. Which monster roars can be blocked with the Earplugs skill, ...
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What does Gathering +1/+2 do?

According to Monster Hunter Wiki's page Gathering and Rewards Skills, With this skill you increase the chance of getting the maximun number of items out of any and all gathering points, including ...
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What does the colored square after my equipment's name mean?

In my equipment list some, but not all, items have a colored square after their name, e.g. "Leather Helm S" has a brown square, "Yukumo Sky Kote" has a red square, but "Leather Vest" has no square. ...
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Are Slime weapons affected by the Status Attack armor skill?

Slime is considered a status, stacking it up causes an explosion at some critical point. Would you stack Slime faster if you had Status Attack or would the explosion do more damage? While we're on the ...
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What does snuggling the pig do?

In the farm, there is a pig which I have the option of snuggling. Every time I do so, it just knocks me down and runs off into the woods. Is this all that ever happens? I just want to be friends.
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How does dancing work?

I've got some nice dance moves for my tiny companions and I'm not quite sure how the whole system works. Which effects happen when they dance? Is there any way to make them dance on command?
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How do weapons with status ailments work?

While looking at one of the weapon trees, I noticed the last four "elements" are not really elements in the same sense as the rest. Poison, Paralyze, Sleep, and Slime are more like status inflictions....
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Brachydios' Element?

Brachydios' punches leave pools of slime, which eventually explode. If he hits you, he debuffs you with slime, which will explode you don't remove it by rolling or with a Cleanser. Are explosions ...
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What does the plus and minus mean on the Argosy trade screen?

When trading with the Argosy, I noticed that some of the trade goods and some of my commodities had either a plus sign with a blue highlight on the cost bar or a minus sign with a purple bar. I ...
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How is damage to monsters calculated?

With things like hitzones and elemental weaknesses and affinity, it's hard to really know how much damage you're actually doing. How is the damage a monster takes calculated?
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Can I do anything to ensure harvest nodes respawn quickly?

Last night I accepted a quest to deliver 12 Unique Mushrooms. As I went to each area and harvested each mushroom node, I found that I had only collected 6. I spent the next half hour wandering ...
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What are Gourmet Vouchers?

After dining at the Canteen several times, I received a Gourmet Voucher. Having used several Vouchers before, I know that the normal Vouchers make all the food options "fresh" and therefore more ...
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What are warning quests?

In some quests where you must slay a large monster there is a large question mark with "WARNING" written under it. What does that mean? I assumed it means there might be other monsters in the quest, ...
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What is Hunters for Hire?

I just StreetPassed with someone that had Monster Hunter Tri Ultimate and I got an alert on my Hunters for Hire screen. Blindly pressing buttons, I sent my fellow hunter(s) on a quest to deliver raw ...
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Does a monster's size have any effect on resources?

Every time I kill a big monster, the game reports its size and keeps track of the smallest and largest of that species. Do these sizes have any effect besides just a statistic?
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What is Affinity?

I just got Cha-Cha and one of his abilities is called Affinity. I've also seen some weapons referenced with things like 10% Affinity. What does it mean?
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Why can't I deliver Gargwa Eggs?

I was on a gathering quest in the Misty Peaks when I ran into what looked like a giant emu. I attacked one and, lo and behold, it laid an egg in surprise. I picked it up and, remembering Powderstones ...