MHW: ICEBORNE | Streamstone Farming & Usage Guide

Read this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide to learn more about Streamstones! Find out how to get Streamstones to augment equipment & meld decorations in the game!!

Table of Contents

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Best Ways To Farm Streamstones

Recommended Streamstone Farming Methods

MethodRecommendation & Acquired Items
Clear Tempered Monster Investigations
★★★

- Gleaming Streamstone
- Streamstone
- Streamstone Shard

Rewards may vary depending on Monster threat level!!

Clear the ★9 Quest "The Thronetaker"
★★★

- Gleaming Streamstone
- Streamstone
- Streamstone Shard
Defeat Arch Tempered Monster Quests
★・ ・
- Gleaming Streamstone

Not recommended for farming!!

Obtain From Tempered Monster Investigations

Obtain From Tempered Monster Investigations
Streamstones Available
Gleaming StreamstoneThreat Level 3
StreamstoneThreat Level 2
Streamstone ShardThreat Level 1

You will be able to obtain Streamstones from defeating Tempered Monster investigations. Please note that different Streamstones can be acquired depending on the Tempered Monster being hunted.

Tempered Monsters By Threat Level

Tempered Monsters With Threat Level 1

Tempered Monsters With Threat Level 2

Tempered Monsters With Threat Level 3

Investigation Quests Recommended

It is recommended to farm Streamstones by doing Tempered Monster investigation quests since you will be able to track and complete several investigations at a time. This will allow you to farm several Streamstones in the shortest amount of time!

Check Out How To Track Tempered Monsters Here!

Complete Thronetaker Event Quest When Available

Complete Thronetaker Event Quest When Available
Streamstones Available
Gleaming Streamstone
Streamstone
Streamstone Shard×

The Thronetaker is one of the best quests for you to farm Gleaming Streamstones and Streamstones. Since it is an event quest, it will only be available for a limited time. Therefore, make the most out of it, and complete it whenever possible!

Complete Arch Tempered Monster Quests

Complete Arch Tempered Monster Quests
Streamstones Available
Gleaming Streamstone
Streamstone×
Streamstone Shard×

You can also opt to do Arch Tempered Monster quests as they reward you with Gleaming Streamstones upon completion. However, due to the mission difficulty it is not very efficient as it only rewards Gleaming Streamstones.

Streamstones Usage

Uses of Streamstones

UseDetails
Weapon Augmentations- Weapons can be augmented to increase attack power or for defensive purposes
- Number of augmentations depend on weapon rarity
Armor Augmentations- Can further increase armor's defense
Elder Melder- Can allow you to create new decorations from a guaranteed list
- Used in Wyverian Rituals to randomly create a new decorations

Use Streamstones For Weapon Augmentations

Weapon Augmentations

Streamstones are used to augment your weapons, allowing you to raise attack power, affinity, or even give yourself some health regen for some sustain! Note that Streamstones needed to augment a weapon will vary depending on its rarity.

Check Out How To Augment Weapons Here!

Different Streamstones Required Per Augmentation

Aside from weapon rarity, you will also need to take into account what type of Augmentation you want to add to your weapon as these have different Streamstone requirements as well.

Materials Required For Weapon Rarity 8 Augmentations

AugmentationMaterials Needed
Attack IncreaseHero's Streamstone x 1
Gleaming Streamstone x 3
Teostra Gem x 1
Affinity IncreaseHero's Streamstone x 1
Gleaming Streamstone x 3
Daora Gem x 1
Defense IncreaseHero's Streamstone x 1
Gleaming Streamstone x 3
Elder Dragon Blood x 2
Slot UpgradeHero's Streamstone x 1
Gleaming Streamstone x 3
Vaal Hazak Gem x 1
Health RegenHero's Streamstone x 1
Gleaming Streamstone x 3
Nergigante Gem x 1

Materials Required For Weapon Rarity 7 Augmentations

Attack IncreaseWarrior's Streamstone x 2
Streamstone x 3
Rathalos Ruby x 1
Affinity IncreaseWarrior's Streamstone x 2
Streamstone x 3
Odogaron Gem x 1
Defense IncreaseWarrior's Streamstone x 2
Streamstone x 3
Wyvern Gem x 1
Slot UpgradeWarrior's Streamstone x 2
Streamstone x 3
Legiana Gem x 1
Health RegenWarrior's Streamstone x 2
Streamstone x 3
Anjanath Gem x 1

Materials Required For Weapon Rarity 6 Augmentations

Attack IncreaseWarrior's Streamstone x 1
Streamstone Shard x 3
Rathalos Plate x 2
Affinity IncreaseWarrior's Streamstone x 1
Streamstone Shard x 3
Odogaron Plate x 2
Defense IncreaseWarrior's Streamstone x 1
Streamstone Shard x 3
Bird Wyvern Gem x 2
Slot UpgradeWarrior's Streamstone x 1
Streamstone Shard x 3
Legiana Gem x 2
Health RegenWarrior's Streamstone x 1
Streamstone Shard x 3
Anjanath Plate x 2

Use Streamstones For Armor Augmentations

Armor Augmentations

Just like weapons, you can augment your armors to further strengthen their defenses against monster attacks. You will be able to lift the level cap of your armors, allowing you to upgrade them as many times as you can!

Check Out Armor Augmentations Here!

Use On Frequently Used Armors

Since there are a limited number of materials for armor augmentation, it is recommended that you augment the armors that you frequently use in order to efficiently use the Streamstones that you have farmed.

Materials Required For Armor Augmentation

Rarity Materials Needed
1 to 4 Streamstone Shard x1
Fucium Ore x3
5 Streamstone Shard x1
Dragonbone Relic x1
6 Streamstone Shard x1
Bird Wyvern Gem x1
7 Streamstone x1
Wyvern Gem x1
8 Gleaming Streamstone x1
Elder Dragon Bone x1

Elder Melder's First Wyverian Rituals

Elder Melder

In addition to weapon and armor augmentations, you can also choose to use Streamstones as part of the Elder Melder's First Wyverian Rituals. Here you will use your Streamstones, unwanted decorations, and Research Points to create powerful Decorations!

Check Out the Elder Melder Here!

Do Not Overdo First Wyverian Rituals

The cost of doing First Wyverian Rituals will increase the more times you do it. Be careful not to overdo the process as you may not have enough materials left if you want to make some weapon or armor augmentations.

Materials Needed For First Wyverian Rituals

RitualMaterials Needed
Spire Sorcery- Streamstone Shard
- 150 Research Points
- Chosen Decorations
Coral Concoction- Streamstone
- 250 Research Points
- Chosen Decorations
Strange Stream- Gleaming Streamstone
- 400 Research Points
- Chosen Decorations

Please note that decorations obtained from the three rituals are random!!

What Are Streamstones?

Items Used For Augmentations or Melding

Streamstones are items used for augmenting your weapons and armor in order to improve their performance against hunting monsters. You can also use them in the Elder Melder's First Wyverian Rituals to create powerful decorations!

Gleaming Streamstone Information

Rarity8
Selling Price3000z
UsageEquipment augmentation or Item Melding

Streamstone Information

Rarity7
Selling Price2000z
UsageEquipment augmentation or Item Melding

Streamstone Shard Information

Rarity6
Selling Price1000z
UsageEquipment augmentation or Item Melding
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