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Monster Hunter Rise Best Bow – Weapon Tier List (May 2021)

The Bow is arguably one of the best weapons in Monster Hunter Rise right now. Meaning all you ranged players out there probably want to know how best to take advantage of all that power. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to the very best Bows in Monster Hunter…

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Monster Hunter Rise Best Greatsword – Weapon Tier List (May 2021)

The best Greatsword in Monster Hunter Rise changes with the tide (or at least each Title Update). So it’s good to keep track of where to start and what to use! Most options are totally viable in this fast-paced, acrobatic new entry in the series. But some places are always…

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Monster Hunter Rise Best Charge Blade – Weapon Tier List (May 2021)

We’ve finally come to one of the most complex weapons in the series — which makes finding the best Charge Blade in Monster Hunter Rise a bit difficult. Still, there are lots of wonderful options to choose from. You should be able to find something no matter what your playstyle!…

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The Top 10 Chameleons in Games

To celebrate the addition of Chameleos to Monster Hunter Rise, it’s Chameleon Month here at Fanbyte, and today we’re counting down the best instances of these little color-changing lizards in video games. 10. Chameleos Could a chameleon be a dragon? That’s the question Capcom asked when they put Chameleon in the…

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Monster Hunter Rise Hits Six Million Units Sold

After Monster Hunter World, if you told me that a new Monster Hunter title was selling well, I am not sure my brain would really register a reaction. World sold really well. It’s entirely possible more people have played Monster Hunter World than paid attention to the Monster Hunter movie. In that sense, Monster Hunter Rise…

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Monster Hunter Rise Best Longsword – Weapon Tier List (May 2021)

Monster Hunter Rise players aren’t starved for choice when it comes to the best Longsword in the game. The katana is a perennial favorite among the average players. Plus its damage capabilities are nothing to sneeze at. When playing solo, or if a friend already brings the noise with a…

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Monster Hunter Rise 2.0 Update Has Me Reaching for My Hunting Horn

It’s looking like a damn fine time to hunt. Monster Hunter Rise Title Update 1, or Monster Hunter Rise 2.0 as developer Capcom calls it, will slam the Switch game with new monsters, armor, weapons, and features. In other words, it’s exactly the reason I need to start playing again…

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Monster Hunter Rise Best Gunlance – Weapon Tier List (May 2021)

The best Gunlance players in Monster Hunter Rise know to start with the best Gunlance for their build. That’s a tricky proposition with this weapon type. The reason being that so much Gunlance damage comes not from the weapon itself, but from the shell type and level. Normal, Long, and…

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The Top 7 Crossovers I Want to See in Monster Hunter Rise

Monster Hunter is no stranger to crossovers. World featured costumes from Capcom games like Street Fighter, Mega Man, and Devil May Cry, but also more elaborate tie-ins with other properties — Geralt from The Witcher falls through a portal and hangs out with the hunters for a while, and a Final Fantasy XIV boss features as a high-level…

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Monster Hunter Rise Best Sword & Shield – Weapon Tier List (May 2021)

The best Sword & Shield in Monster Hunter Rise is fairly cut and dry. But there are some other alternatives to consider as well! Not to mention you might not want to deal with some of the trickier factors at play in the latest entry in the series. The best…

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Is the Hunting Horn Overpowered in Monster Hunter Rise?

Monster Hunter is a series built around weird weapons. Like yeah, there’s a lance. But there’s also a lance with a cannon on the end of it. An axe? How about an axe that turns into a sword? How about two different kinds of sword-axes? But one of the oddest weapons…

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Monster Hunter Rise Best Switch Axe – Weapon Tier List (May 2021)

The best Switch Axe in Monster Hunter Rise might depend on personal preference. But there’s quite a lot to consider with a weapon like this. Phial types, Rampage skills, and decoration slots all play a role. The Switch Axe remains a great weapon for beginners, but there’s always a way…

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Monster Hunter Rise Best Hunting Horn – Weapon Tier List (May 2021)

Monster Hunter Rise comes with many new weapons — some of the best of which are the revamped Hunting Horns. These so-called “support weapons” have always been much better at frontline combat than new players often expect. Now they’re better than ever and completely different in how they play. Even…

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The Best Weapons for New Monster Hunter Rise Players

So, you’ve decided to get into Monster Hunter Rise. Welcome! The first decision you’ll have to make — after going through the character creator, cat character creator, and dog character creator — is what weapon to use. Monster Hunter gives you access to every weapon type in the game right off the bat,…

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Monster Hunter Rise Ships Five Million Copies

I remember a time not so long ago when Monster Hunter was this strange, foreign thing that most in the west didn’t really get. It had its ardent supporters, but was largely considered to be a series that excelled in Japan and wasn’t built for western sensibilities. It’s an interesting time to…

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The 10 Best Weapon Names in Monster Hunter Rise

There’s no shortage of weapons with which to hit big lizards in Monster Hunter Rise, and there’s sure to be no shortage of debates on which are the most effective at that task, either. I’m not interested in efficacy, though. What I’m interested in are the names that the localization team…

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Monster Hunter Rise Rampage Tips – 15 Things the Game Doesn’t Tell You

The Monster Hunter Rise Rampage tips the odds in your foes’ favor with scores of powerful enemies. Which is why I’ve concocted even more tips of my own, to make the experience just a little bit more pleasant — particularly when you run into Apex Arzuros and other truly annoying…

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Monster Hunter Rise Aqua Sac Guide – Where to Find This Resource

Monster Hunter Rise is all about killing terrifying creatures and then wearing them as a hat. Now that the game has finally released, players are flocking to this colorful, charming action RPG to test their skills against all the giant beasts looking to make a meal out of them. Similar…

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How to Make Money in Monster Hunter Rise – Money Farm Guide

Monster Hunter Rise doesn’t have a lot of ways to farm Zenny (i.e. farm money) at launch. But you can make things easier on yourself in a couple key ways! From selling the right items to fighting the right enemies, there are several great ways to speed up the grind.…

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Monster Hunter Rise Machalite Ore Guide – Where to Find This Resource

Monster Hunter Rise is all about killing terrifying creatures and then wearing them as a hat. Now that the game has finally released, players are flocking to this colorful, charming action RPG to test their skills against all the giant beasts looking to make a meal out of them. Similar…

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