Check out this Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) guide on the best light bowgun builds. Includes recommended equipment, skills, and changes from past games to MH Rise.
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Changes To The Light Bowgun
Changes From Past Games
|1||Can now reload by holding X|
|2||Can now use spread ammo|
The Light Bowgun hasn't been changed very much coming from the previous game in the franchise. It looks like you'll have access to spread ammo now as well, which might increase its possibilities.Check Out Changes To The Light Bowgun In Detail Here
Best Skills For The Light Bowgun
The following section includes information from Monster Hunter: World. It will be updated when MHR comes out.
Example Recommended Skills
|Skill||Recommendation / Overview|
|(Element) Attack|| |
Increases attack damage with specific element
|Normal Shots|| |
Attack power of normal ammunition is increased
|Spread/Power Shots|| |
Attack power of spread ammo & power shot arrows is increased
|Piercing Shots|| |
Attack power of piercing ammo is increased
Affinity increases when stamina bar is full
|Critical Element|| |
Increases elemental damage when dealing critical hits
The above skills were often used for the Light Bowgun in Monster Hunter World. Many of these focused on straight up DPS improvements, focusing a lot on ammo and elemental damage.
Recommended Light Bowgun Builds
This section is a work in progress. It will be updated once MHR comes out!
Build Characteristics & Overview
The Light Bowgun is a weapon that sacrifices a bit of DPS for high mobility. Especially with the addition of some new Silkbind attacks, you'll find yourself zipping around the battlefield even more than before. If this is your preferred playstyle, the Light Bowgun is a safe bet.