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Best Longsword Builds & Recommended Skills

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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

1Fade Slash has been removed
2Spirit Helm Breaker can now be performed after Soaring Kick
3Landing Iai Spirit Slash causes your gauge's color to change
4Possible to dodge mid-Special Sheathe
5Color 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.

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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.

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