Check out this Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) guide on the best bow builds. Includes recommended equipment, skills, and changes from past games to MH Rise.
Bow-Related ArticlesBest Weapon Types Tier List
Changes To The Bow
Changes From Past Games
|1||No Quick Shot|
|2||Changes In Power Shot|
|3||No Thousand Dragons|
|4||Dragon Piercer Won't Penetrate|
|5||Arc Shot Has Supportive Effect|
Although largely similar to how it was in previous Monster Hunter games, the Bow has received some slight changes this time around, so it's worth keeping up to date on the changes. The main ones seem to be the removal of Quick Shot and Thousand Dragons, as well a slight nerf to Dragon Piercer.Check Out Changes To The Bow In Detail Here
Best Skills For The Bow
The following section includes information from Monster Hunter: World. It will be updated when MHR comes out.
Example Recommended Skills
|Skill||Recommendation / Overview|
|Normal Shots|| |
Attack power of normal ammunition is increased
|Spread/Power Shots|| |
Attack power of spread ammo & power shot arrows is increased
|Bow Charge Plus|| |
Max bow charge is upped by one level
|(Element) Attack|| |
Increases attack damage with specific element
|Critical Element|| |
Increases elemental damage when dealing critical hits
The above skills were best suited for a high-dps bow build. There were also ways to specialize in a more support-oriented role with the bow as well.
Recommended Bow Builds
This section is a work in progress. It will be updated once MHR comes out!
Build Characteristics & Overview
Although we're not sure exactly what kind of builds will be possible in MHR, but it's likely that the Bow will be a powerful asset to have on any team, especially due to its ability to inflict a variety of status effects using certain coatings.