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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Does Offensive Guard trigger only for monster attacks?

I know, the question might look silly. However, since there are non-monster attacks which trigger the guard and/or Divine Blessing, I am curious whether it triggers for: environments (e.g., falling ...
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What is “Monster Hunter Language” in the voice language selector?

I started the game for the first time and I saw an option called "Monster Hunter Language" on the Voice Language Settings. What is it?
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Does Lance still inflict piercing damage?

According to a comment in this question, it is said that Lance actually inflicts a piercing damage i.e., itself is sever but the actual damage number depends on whether the target is weaker to sever ...
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Do monsters always inflict bludgeoning damage to each other?

As I acknowledge, monsters in World can flinch and even break part of others by their attack. Since monster attacks logically fall into "bludgeoning damage" because they slam each other for most of ...
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How do I feed a monster drugged meat?

When fighting Deviljho, I was tempted to feed him drugged meat to make it sleep for sharpening and sleep-bombing. After some research, I know a monster would eat a meat bait when it is hungry (and not ...
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What causes Safi'jiiva to use Sapphire of the Emperor with no cover?

During the hunt, Safi'jiiva will periodically use the Sapphire of the Emperor attack, which causes hunters to faint in one hit unless they take cover behind one of the rocky crags in area 2, or one of ...
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MHW How to enable damage meter in training area?

As can be seen in this video(actual timestamp), it can be seen, that its possible to track hits and damage in the training area. For me, this is not turned on and I couldn't find the option to enable ...
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What is an effective way to get all gold crowns?

I'm trying to get every achievement before the release of Iceborne on PC. And, I'm sure you guessed it, the only ones left on my list are "Miniature Crown Master" and "Giant Crown Master". I've ...
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Does Felyne Temper affect arrows as did in classic games?

In classic games, Felyne Temper is known to increase damage of not only bowgun bullets but also bow arrows, while Felyne Sharpshooter didn't affect normal shots. (For those who are wondering, Felyne ...
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How to batch sell equipments?

Basically I am clearing out my storage box by selling equipment that I don't use. However I do have a lot of equipment to sell (a few pages worth), and from the image below, I didn't see any shortcut ...
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How does Felyne Weakener work in MHW/Iceborne?

I found and read this question, yet I am wondering a few things. Is the basic functionality (5 different health states) still the same? If I have the skill active for an quest, can still durable/very ...
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What is the damage of Echo Wave “Dragon”?

In Iceborne, the Hunting Horn received several new melodies that can be played by combining the new echo note with any other note, except for white and purple. When combined with the orange note, the ...
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Where can I find materials for augmenting Master Rank gear?

I am past MR 50 as of now and haven't found any materials needed for augmenting my equipment (weapon and armor). I did a few tempered monster hunts (threat level 1) as well as some "Guided Lands". So ...
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Flinch Free skill Kinsect mechanics

The Flinch Free skill text for levels 1-3 now includes the following wording: Increases some Kinsect extract effects. Can anyone disambiguate this with information about which effects are ...
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Is there a trick to the Steamworks minigame in Iceborne?

In Seliana, it's possible to play a minigame at the Steamworks facility in which you have to guess the correct sequence of 3 button presses, which seems to be completely random. Is there a trick to ...
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What determines the result of a light weapon's Clutch Claw attack?

When grappling to a monster using the Clutch Claw, it is possible to attack the monster using your weapon. This has two different effects depending on whether the weapon is light or heavy: with a ...
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How can I deal the most damage with the Wyrmstake Blast?

In the Iceborne expansion to Monster Hunter World, many weapons have received new moves or improved the old moves in some ways. In particular, the Gunlance has gained the ability to load slinger ammo ...
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Does breaking gold plating in Phase 1 make Arch Tempered Kulve Taroth leave sooner in Phase 2?

When I do the siege by myself I can break 4 to 5 pieces of plating in pursuit level 6 during phase 1 but Kulve Taroth ends up leaving the area within 1-2 minutes during phase 2 when I do this. I ...
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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 ...