• Monster Hunter Rise Wirebug Core Skills Guide

    4 days ago - By Game Skinny

    Monster Hunter Rise introduced the Wirebug, a cyan critter that opens up countless options for traversal, provides many of the game's new combat mechanics, and generally speeds up gameplay across the board.
    There are plenty of intricacies to maximizing your Wirebug efficiency. However, in this guide, we'll cover the most critical mechanics you'll want to master before taking on the more complicated systems.
    Wirebug Basics
    You'll get a general rundown of the Wirebug in the Back to Basics quest, but there are few nuances you'll want to practice even in the earliest missions.
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  • Monster Hunter Rise Affinity: What Is It and How to Get It

    Monster Hunter Rise Affinity: What Is It and How to Get It

    4 days ago - By Game Skinny

    Affinity is a core feature to many weapons as well as armor skills in the Monster Hunter series and Monster Hunter Rise , but the game doesn't explain exactly what it is. You'll have to figure it out on your own, or of course check out guides such as this one to find out what Affinity is.
    What Is Affinity and How Do You Get It in Monster Hunter Rise
    The Affinity stat in Monster Hunter Rise , put simply, determines how likely any hit is to be a “critical hit” and deal an additional 25% Raw damage. Raw is something of a science all its own but is essentially what it sounds like: pure damage...
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  • Monster Hunter Rise Flame Sac: How to Get It

    Monster Hunter Rise Flame Sac: How to Get It

    4 days ago - By Game Skinny

    You'll need a Flame Sac early on in your time with Monster Hunter Rise to craft some weapons and Low Rank armor pieces, particularly weapons as the Flame Sac is a relatively in-demand component to a number of weapons.
    Being that the Flame Sac is a Low Rank material , you'll need to slay Low Rank monsters to get your hands on it.
    How to Get Flame Sac in Monster Hunter Rise
    There are a few monsters you can slay to add some Flame Sacs to your stockpile, and luckily the easiest of them has the highest chance of granting you a Flame Sac.
    The monsters you can take down for a chance of receiving...
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  • Monster Hunter Rise Sharp Claw: How to Get It

    Monster Hunter Rise Sharp Claw: How to Get It

    4 days ago - By Game Skinny

    Sharp Claw is required for a handful of weapons as well as Low Rank armors in Monster Hunter Rise , and it's really not as hard to get as you might imagine if you're only taking down larger monsters.
    Being that the Sharp Claw is a Low Rank material, you'll have to take on Low Rank monsters to get your hands on it.
    How to Get Sharp Claw in Monster Hunter Rise
    Sharp Claw is one of a handful of materials that come from smaller monsters, and only a few in particular. The percentage chance is higher to get Sharp Claw when certain small monsters are your quest target, but it's easy enough to...
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  • Monster Hunter Rise Dragonite Ore: How to Get It

    Monster Hunter Rise Dragonite Ore: How to Get It

    4 days ago - By Game Skinny

    Dragonite Ore in Monster Hunter Rise is in a bit of a weird spot between Low Rank and High Rank, with the material being used in both LR and HR armors as well as, of course, weapons through the weapon tree.
    Being that Dragonite Ore is a Low Rank-High Rank oddity , your options to get it are just a tiny bit more diverse than most others.
    How to Get Dragonite Ore in Monster Hunter Rise
    Though it's mostly used in High Rank armors, you can still mine for Dragonite Ore in one key Low Rank map in Monster Hunter Rise .
    Dragonite Ore can be found in the Lava Caverns on Low Rank quests. This is...
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  • Monster Hunter Rise Lightcrystal: How to Get It

    Monster Hunter Rise Lightcrystal: How to Get It

    4 days ago - By Game Skinny

    Lightcrystal is used in a whole list of weapons in Monster Hunter Rise , and it's also used to make a variety of Low Rank armors that you may or may not want. Most likely, you're going to want Lightcrystal for forging a weapon.
    Since Lightcrystal is used in so many weapon recipes in Monster Hunter Rise , it can be found in both Low Rank and High Rank content. Though not in as many locations as Dragonite Ore or some others.
    How to Get Lightcrystal in Monster Hunter Rise
    Lightcrystal can be especially elusive if you're not taking on quests in the right map, that being the Flooded...
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