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Best Hammer Builds & Recommended Skills

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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.

Recommended Skills

Hammer-Related Articles

Best Weapon Types Tier List

Changes To The Hammer

Changes From Past Games

1Charge levels are easier to notice
2Charge attack has become "Charge Switch"
3Overhead charge attack doesn't send allies flying anymore
43rd 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
Non-elemental Boost

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.

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