Monster Hunter Rise Guide: Things You Need To Know Before You Start Playing

Monster Hunter Rise is here for Nintendo Switch and offers us a formula already known within the saga that contains great improvements and additions compared to past deliveries. It's an ideal game for newbies and also for veterans. If you're already sharpening your longsword, before diving into MH Rise, you might want to familiarize yourself with some of its more important concepts. This Monster Hunter Rise guide will help get your hunts off to a good start!

Monster Hunter Rise Guide

Monster Hunter Rise Guide

Be patient & farm and upgrade your hunter

Monster Hunter Rise is a game that requires patience, farming, and gathering ingredients as you explore the map.

With this installment, you have hundreds of hours ahead of you, so don't be in a hurry.

You may need to take down the same monster four times to get its full set of armour, or you may have to search for an elusive mineral in different locations. Fear, not everything is achieved first. You must prepare for the hunt and there is nothing better than eating a good plate of dangos in the canteen to gain statistics. In addition, your inventory will be the key to success.

Control your inventory of items

There are huge amounts of objects in Monster Hunter Rise and a large majority will help you on your hunts.

Access the list of formulas to learn how to make better potions, poisoned meats, traps, or drinks that boost your attack and defense. Tidy up your trunk so you have everything at hand and keep in mind what you can get into your inventory since many objects are tremendously useful in battle. Accessibility options will help first-timers a lot.

Understand each type of weapon

There are 14 weapons that are available in Monster Hunter Rise.

Most veterans will have them all controlled, but if you are new or new to the saga, learn their combos and functions in the training area.

You can also check all his combos and attacks in the Weapons Guide from the main menu. There are simpler weapons and others more complex, and they can all perform different functions. The bow offers long-range versatility and support in group combat. The sword and shield are simple but provide speed and defense. The Charge Blade is complex to handle, but devastating when mastered.

Equip appropriate armour for each fight

The monsters have different elemental attacks. Apart from looking for the best armour taking into account the general protection, you also have to keep in mind the resistances that they provide you. For example, if you are going to fight a Rathalos, it is best to equip an armour that gives you resistance to fire. Remember that you can also upgrade each piece of armour using Armor Spheres. The Talismans are essential to obtain extra advantages, do not forget to equip them.

Learn how to use the Wirebug

The Wirebug is Rise's great addition and the most important when it comes to moving and fighting. Navigating the map with this tool is much easier and fighting becomes much more important since the Wirebug and Wirebug techniques are fundamental. Familiarizing yourself with the controls and the capabilities of the Wirebug with each weapon will help you infinitely in your hunts.

Collaborate with other players online

After having contested the missions in the village, a new experience full of group possibilities opens before us. Thanks to the multiplayer mode with up to four players, you can go hunting accompanied by friends and strangers. Collaborating in a group to take down a monster is one of the best experiences of the series and it could be very useful to hunt down that beast that resists you alone.


Are you ready for the hunt? Do not hesitate to consult this Monster Hunter Rise Guide for Nintendo Switch that already aspires to become one of the best on the console. If you need more of the best guides of the best games around, you can find them here, at GamesAtlas.

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