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Questions tagged [monster-hunter-world]

a 2018 open world action role playing game by Capcom. Players play as Hunters in the 'New World', and are tasked to hunt down and kill or trap monsters roaming the world. Use this tag for Monster Hunter World, use [monster-hunter-series] for questions about the entire franchise.

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Where can Goldenfry be found in the Elder's Recess?

The ingame Monster Field Guide lists the Elder's Recess as one habitat where the Goldenfry is found, but I have never, in 600 hours, seen any fishing spots in the Elder's Recess with Goldenfry in them....
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Why does Arch Tempered Kulve Taroth run away faster when i break more gold plating in phase 1?

The more plating i break in phase 1, the faster she leaves in phase 2. When i break the horn plating and chip them and then break about 4 pieces of gold plating in phase 1 at pursuit level 6, I have ...
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What do I miss if I buy Monster Hunter: World late?

Recently I have tried Monster Hunter: World on my friend's PS4 and am really hooked on it. I am planning to buy the PC version yet I noticed (at least in the PS4 version) that there are many time ...
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How do you obtain Incandescent weapons from Arch-tempered Kulve Taroth?

With the release of Arch-tempered Kulve Taroth, a new type of appraisal item has been added to the possible Siege rewards. These items, called Incandescent weapons, have a very high chance to be ...
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Does slaying or capturing monsters offer better chances at tempered investigations?

While hunting tempered monsters, I try to pick up as many tracks and break as many parts of the monster as I can, in order to increase my chances of receiving another tempered investigation. Since not ...
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What attacks can I block with the Guard Up Skill that I normally coudn't?

Guard Lv. 5 already allows you to block truly ludicrous things such as a Rathalos' fireball or even the Nergigante's dive bomb attack. There is however the set bonus of the Uragaan armor: What ...
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What is the damage of the explosive Palico attacks?

I really enjoy watching my Palico toss Meowlotov Cocktails at monsters and charge at them with the Rath-of-Meow, and I'd like to maximize the damage of those attacks. How is the Meowlotov Cocktail's ...
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How do rewards for mixed threat level tempered investigations work?

So I know that monsters are separated into three threat levels and higher threat levels have successively higher rewards. But how do rewards from investigations with tempered monsters of varying ...
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How do I unlock augmentation for weapon/armor?

This is my very first time playing a game of the Monster Hunter series. I've read some guides and watched some videos (most from ps4 players). All they say is that for unlocking augmentation option ...
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Is the First Wyverian contradicting himself?

Today I stumbled upon the First Wyverian while on an expedition in the Ancient Forest; he informed me that most hunters prefer using the Long Sword, while very few hunters favour the Hunting Horn. ...
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Are new quests needed to “complete” all optional quests?

In monster hunter world, there is at least one 8*/9* optional quest which is unlocked by completing all optional quests below that * rank. My question is, are new quests like Deviljho or Behemoth ...
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What does “Research” do in Tailraider Safaris?

When selecting a squad to deploy the Tailraider Safari, it displays their skills at the bottom of the window: I assumed the hunting/gathering rating reflects how successful the squad will be on nodes ...
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How to attend for the event quests?

From my Guildcard when I view it and in the log in screen it says I am hunter level 5. I have 4 pending Event quests that require me to be at least level 5. Anyways, when I try to post them it tells ...
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Does time limit affect monster health?

Looking through my investigations, I have a number of investigations for the same monster but with different time limits (50 minutes, 30 minutes, 15 minutes). Is the 15-minute monster weaker than the ...
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Finding Pukei-Pukei

I got the 3rd and 4th quests marked as finished through a doing an expedition, so I think I missed some explanation and now I'm stuck on the "Urgent: Pukei-Pukei Hunt" quest. I was trying to repeat ...
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Is the Lance Shield as strong or stronger than the Gunlance Shield?

I'm thinking of starting to use the Lance or Gunlance, and wasn't sure about this. So basically: Do they block the same? Does one block certain attack the other can't? When blocking, do you take ...
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What is the fastest way to get stronger?

I just started playing Monster Hunter World, and I was told it is very grind heavy, and I just want to ask in advance how to prevent most of the grinding and which way to take, what to avoid, how and ...
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What happens when I get fainted after accomplishing the main objective?

Last time when I went to the Rotten Vale, a stray Baselgeuse came to my location and nearly found me right after I have slain the main target. Fortunately, I managed to get undetected, but this led me ...
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What is the quickest way to break Kulve Taroth's horns on pursuit level 1?

With the latest version of MHW the new monster Kulve Taroth has been released. It is a siege style quest which you (mostly) have to do several times to gain the reward. I know that it is possible to ...
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How can I find out what quests I'm missing?

On the Optional Quest Board, Stars marked with a red complete means you have completed every quest at that level, but stars with a blue complete means you have completed everything you have, but there ...
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How does enhancing status work with bow coatings?

I have a bow that does not have poison as one of its coatings. I am using the Poisoncoat Jewel to allow poison coating. I now want to make the poison more effective. I am trying to use Venom Jewels. ...
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Can I find Doodles and Grimalkynes in High Rank Quests?

I've largely neglected searching for the various Doodles and Grimalkynes (aka the cats of the New World) to acquire additional Palico Gadgets. I got the Plunderblade, and never looked back. Now I'm ...
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Armor/weapon bin slots

Since I am planning on acquiring every weapon (maxed out variations, not the low level ones) as well as all the high rank armors, I was wondering if there is a cap on how many weapons/armors I can ...
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How do I help allies when they are stunned/asleep/paralyzed/etc?

In previous Monster Hunter Titles, there was usually a "special attack" that was really just a kick. The main use for this was helping allies out when they become "stuck". However, in World... I've ...
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How do I find tempered monsters?

I've unlocked tempered monsters and I occasionally follow tracks for them, but they never seem to end up with tempered monsters while on expeditions. Do you only find tempered monsters on ...
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What functionalities are blocked if you don't have a PS+/XBLG subscription?

Wondering if I should buy MHW on PS4 or wait for PC (Where online won't need a subscription, probably) So are there any major functionalities of MHW that are blocked if you don't have a console ...
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What will increase my Hunter Rank?

My current understanding is that Hunter Rank increases based on story progression for a while, and then at a certain point, it "unlocks", and will increase based on any quests. I've found a few ...
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Which elements and ailments have the most vulnerabilities / resistances?

In the Monster Hunter Field Guide, each monster has a vulnerability rating for each element and ailment, from 0 (high resistance) to 3 stars (high vulnerability). The picture above shows that the ...
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Can a Palico faint in battle?

I notice that Palicoes' health and status appear on the top left corner, as though they were another player. Maybe I just haven't encountered it, either by being THAT bad at the game or just not ...
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What are the meanings of the various symbols near a monster's icon on the map?

This question asks about a specific symbol, which looks like a heart rate monitor. The monster icon and the heart rate below it are to the right of the minimap. On the minimap and the large map, if ...
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What is the magnitude of the Hunting Horn's buffs?

In Monster Hunter World, various attack and affinity boosts from different sources have undergone balancing so attack is not always preferable to affinity. With that said, it's unlikely that the ...
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Do silver crowns count towards the giant crown trophies?

There's a handful of trophies for hunting giant and miniature monsters-- one, ten, and "almost every monster". I believe miniature crowns only come in gold, but giant crowns can be either silver or ...
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Does the damage of Super Amped Elemental Discharge change based on the number of phials?

I'm trying to determine the most efficient way to spend phials while using the Charge Blade. I know that circle attacks in axe mode spend one phial each, and that while your shield is charged, ...
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What is the purpose of the pig at the hub?

There is a small pig, named Poogie, hanging out at the hub area. I can interact with it by petting it, but it gets an exclamation point over its head, briefly followed by the little bulging vein ...
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What's the purpose of Guild Cards?

What's the purpose of Guild Cards in Monster Hunter World? I mean there is the achievement that's tied to it but other then that is it just a Palico and armor fashion show? I mean when I get one in ...
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How do I make a lot of money?

I always find myself in a situation where I don't have enough money for the things I want. Be it for weapons or armor or even for smaller stuff like re-stocking on consumables. How can I guarantee a ...
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Does Tzitzi-Ya-ku's dizzy attack have a range?

In Monster Hunter World does Tzitzi-Ya-Ku's stun attack have a range? I've tried looking away and I've even been behind objects yet it always stuns me so is it just an area-of-effect attack that ...
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How to get new Kinsects?

I play with the Insect Glaive quite a bit and I'm stuck with the default Kinsects. Any idea as to how to get new Kinsects?
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What are the locations and conditions for catching the rare pets?

Is there a list anywhere that shows the general locations of all the rare pets? I have also heard that time of day and weather condition can be a factor too. Just to be clear, I'm talking about the ...
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Do investigations get cycled out without manually deleting them?

There appears to be a maximum of 250 investigations. Do I have to manually delete ones I don't want or am I safe to just leave them to be replaced once the list is full? Assuming they get rotated out ...
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Can I track the ??? Rathian on investigations?

The handler said to do expeditions or optional quests to track the ??? Rathian. Is it also possible to progress tracking progress on investigations?
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Why don't these two skills combine?

The Bazel Helm Beta helmet provides the Earplugs Level 2 skill and allows a level 3 and level 1 decoration slot. Equipping an Earplug Jewel 3 into the level 3 slot does not give the expected result of ...
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How do I interpret the heart rate monitor?

While hunting monsters, I've noticed that a pseudo-heart rate monitor is displayed when the monster is nearby. While fighting them, I've tried to keep an eye on it to try and understand what it ...
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Can the Lance's power guard block normally unblockable attacks?

In Monster Hunter World, the Lance received a new defensive stance, the power guard, which lets it block even the most powerful attacks without flinching, but at the cost of a steady stamina drain. ...
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How do I deal with the Rotten Vale?

In the Rotten Vale, there are ares of the map that drain your health, and if you stay there too long, cuts your entire health bar in half. I know you can eat a nullberry to correct the health bar ...
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Zorah Magdaros fight

In Monster Hunter World is it possible/worthwhile to go back and fight Zorah Magdaros to farm materials off of it? If it is possible then would it be worthwhile to do so the materials I would have to ...
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Light Bow Gun Special Ammo Types

Without spoiling any of the game, can anyone tell me if there are other special ammo types for the Light Bow Gun, other than the mine things you can place which trigger when you fire through them? ...
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Can I ever hunt Anjanath in world without Rathalos?

In Monster Hunter World will I ever be able to hunt Anjanath without being attacked by Rathalos? I'm currently working on a story mission involving him and Rathalos always attacks and just ...
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Is there any reason to use the Attack command with an insect glaive?

In Monster Hunter World, when you mount a monster, you have 3 main options; Attack, Brace and Move. My understanding of these three are as follows: Attack stabs the monster with a knife, doing very ...
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Longsword combo activating jump slash

I have done a few times but I cannot catch the pattern/trigger criteria of a particular Longsword combo. By using R2+Triangle I will perform a stab, occasionally a follow up combo will occur where I ...