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Best Heavy Bowgun Builds & Recommended Skills

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Check out this Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) guide on the best heavy bowgun builds. Includes recommended equipment, skills, and changes from past games to MH Rise.

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Changes To The Heavy Bowgun

Changes From Past Games

1Can now perform charge shots
2Can now perform a sidestep dodge

The Heavy Bowgun has gained the ability to perform charge shots, and can now even perform a sidestep dodge attack. This is helpful, due to the weapon's overall low mobility.

Check Out Changes To The Heavy Bowgun In Detail Here

Best Skills For The Heavy Bowgun

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

Required when using normal ammo
Spread / Power Shots

Required when using spread type ammo
Piercing Shots

Required when using piercing type ammo
Maximum Might

Increases affinity when stamina is full
Weakness Exploit

Increased affinity when hitting monster's weak spots
Free Elem/Ammo Up

Draws out a percentage of hidden element, and increases clip size of certain ammo

The above skills were often used for the Heavy Bowgun in Monster Hunter World. The majority of skills taken for this weapon revolve around customizing its ammo, so your choice will likely depend on what type of ammo you decide to go for.

Recommended Heavy Bowgun Builds

This section is a work in progress. It will be updated once MHR comes out!

Build Characteristics & Overview

The Heavy Bowgun is a higher damage alternative to the Light Bowgun. As a downside, however, you will find your movements are significantly slower. This can be remedied by the fact that the weapon has a built-in guard ability!

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