Check out this Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) guide on the best hammer builds. Includes recommended equipment, skills, and changes from past games to MH Rise.
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Changes To The Hammer
Changes From Past Games
|1||Charge levels are easier to notice|
|2||Charge attack has become "Charge Switch"|
|3||Overhead charge attack doesn't send allies flying anymore|
|4||3rd stage of hammer attack input is now different|
The Hammer has seen a few changes in Monster Hunter Rise, most of which do not massively impact its DPS.Check Out Changes To The Hammer In Detail Here
Best Skills For The Hammer
The following section includes information from Monster Hunter: World. It will be updated when MHR comes out.
Example Recommended Skills
|Skill||Recommendation / Overview|
|Attack Boost|| |
Increases attack power plus affinity rate at higher levels
|Weakness Exploit|| |
Hitting monster weak spots can do critical hits & increased damage
|Critical Eye|| |
Increases your affinity rate
|Critical Boost|| |
Strengthens damage of critical hits
Increases attack damage of non-elemental weapons
The above skills were often used for Hammer builds in Monster Hunter: World. They mainly focus on increasing overall damage and maximizing the Hammer's offensive capabilities. No doubt we'll see similar builds used often in MH Rise.
Recommended Hammer Builds
This section is a work in progress. It will be updated once MHR comes out!
Build Characteristics & Overview
The Hammer is a powerful, high DPS weapon which has lumbering, broad attacks that will leave you somewhat open for counterattack. More than anything though, its ability to stun enemies will likely be its biggest draw.