Check out this Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) guide on the best longsword builds. Includes recommended equipment, skills, and changes from past games to MH Rise.
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Changes To The Longsword
Changes From Past Games
|1||Fade Slash has been removed|
|2||Spirit Helm Breaker can now be performed after Soaring Kick|
|3||Landing Iai Spirit Slash causes your gauge's color to change|
|4||Possible to dodge mid-Special Sheathe|
|5||Color gauge no longer goes down when out of stamina|
The Longsword is an excellent weapon with a ton of high-power abilities. It has seen several changes in Monster Hunter Rise, many of which are to its benefit.Check Out Longsword Combo Info Here
Best Skills For The Longsword
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|| |
Strengthens non-elemental weapons you've equipped
The above are some often used skills from Monster Hunter World. Most of these skills are straightforward increases to damage, which is what this weapon is best at.
Recommended Longsword Builds
This section is a work in progress. It will be updated once MHR comes out!
Build Characteristics & Overview
The Longsword has the ability to deal tons of damage while also staying quite mobile. This mobility grants it good survivability, especially when you make adept use of its several Counter abilities. All in all, this is one of the strongest weapons in MH Rise and we're looking forward to seeing what kind of builds we can make with it.