MH Rise | Beginner's Guide & Tips - What You Should Do | MONSTER HUNTER RISE (MHR)

Beginner's Guide and Tips for Monster Hunter Rise. This guide includes what to do at the start of the game, weapon types, new features, doing quests, and strengthening your hunter!!

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Starting With A New Hunter

Create Your Character

Create Your Character

The first thing to do when starting a save is creating your hunter. Character customization will allow you to change your hunter's gender, face, skin tone, and hair. You will also have to name your character.

Some Aspects Of Character Creation Is Permanent

Make sure you're happy with the way your character looks before proceeding to the game because some of its aspects are permanent. Gender and some facial structures cannot be changed anymore after it's been created.

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New Features In Monster Hunter Rise

New FeatureDescription
Wyvern RidingRide and control large monsters using the Wirebug
WirebugAllows hunters to zip midair
Silk Bind AttackAttacks that use a Wirebug. Multiple ones available for all weapon types
Switch Skill Select unique attacks to fit your gameplay
RampageDefend your base against multiple waves of Monster attacks
PalamuteA canine companion during your hutns
SpiribirdsEndemic creatures that provide buffs during hunts when you find them
PetalaceNew equipment which boosts your stats with Spiribird

As the newest game in the Monster Hunter franchise, Monster Hunter Rise brings a lot of new features to the game! Knowing about them is a must for any new or veteran hunter.

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Find The Weapon The Suits You

There are total of 14 types of weapons in Monster Hunter Rise, each with their own gameplay style and attack combos. It's important to know which weapons fits your gameplay the most or one you're most comfortable using.

Check Out The Weapons Guide Here

Head To Training Area To Try Out Weapons

It's not a good idea to try out weapons during hunts. If you really want to find which weapon fits you, head to the training grounds where you will be able to use them as you like.

Melee Weapons Recommended For New Hunters

Melee Weapons Recommended For New Hunters

If you're new to the whole franchise, we recommend trying out the melee weapons first. Unlike long-range weapons, they have high defense and understanding their attacks is easier. Gunners costs money for ammo as well.

Check Out The Best Weapon Types Here

Progressing Your Quests

Prioritize Village / Story Quests First

Prioritize Village / Story Quests First

Village or Story Quests will advance the story and your overall progression in the game. They also unlock new features and other quests will become available the more you advance through the story.

Clear Quests Marked In Red

In your quest list, you will find quests marked in red. These quests are the vital quests that you need to complete to be able to do the next batch of Village quests. It's recommended that you do them as soon as you can.

HR Level Goes Up After Clearing Specific Quests

Similar to previous games, there is a Rank Cap until you complete specific quests. If you want to continue your progress through the game, you will need to do these quests, but be aware that they will be a challenge to complete.

Release Conditions For Special Permit Exams

Special Permit Exam 1Clear 3 types of ★ 4 Village Quests and ★ 1 Hub Quests
Special Permit Exam 2Clear 3 types of ★ 5 Village Quests and ★ 2 Hub Quests
Special Permit Exam 3Reach ★ 6 Village Quests and ★ 1 Hub Quests

What To Do When You're Stuck

Upgrade Or Use Better Weapons / Armor

Upgrade Or Use Better Weapons / Armor

Upgrading is an essential part of Monster Hunter. The farther you progress, the more difficult the monsters you will face. Having stronger weapons and armor is a must. Take time to create your build and your hunts will become significantly easier.

>> Check Out The All Weapon Types

>> Check Out The All Armor List

Make Use Of Talismans & Charms

Make Use Of Talismans & Charms

Talismans and Charms provide passive buffs that will strengthen your hunter during hunts. You do need to create a build of this as not all Skills are useful for all weapon types.

Check Out The Melding Pot Here

Other Recommend Ways To Progress Through Quests

Procedure
1Study Monster Information
2Item Preparation & Eating Food
3Use Spiribirds
4Try Multiplayer

Study Monster Weaknesses & Information

Study Monster Weaknesses & Information

Whether it's elemental weaknesses or attack patterns, all monsters have a weakness that you can exploit when fighting them. This will take a bit of trial error, but learning monster moves and how to dodge them is essential to beating them.

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Prepare Items & Eat Before Hunting

Prepare Items & Eat Before Hunting

Bring items that you're sure to need during hunts. Antidotes and Nulberries are not always needed, but having them in your inventory is a good addition just in case. Eating food before leaving will also give you status buffs so don't forgot to do it!

Use Spiribirds During Hunts

Use Spiribirds During Hunts

Spiribirds provide different buffs to players when they are encountered. When you see one on your route to the monster, don't avoid them! They're a good way of getting free buffs on the way to the hunt.

Try Hunting With Other Players

Try Hunting With Other Players

Hunting with other players is a good way to learn from others! Other than helping you complete the quest, hunting with others will show how other players tackle the monster and you give pointers on how you can do so as well.

Check Out The Online Multiplayer Guide Here

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