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Best Switch Axe Builds & Recommended Skills

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

Recommended Skills

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Changes To The Switch Axe

Changes From Past Games

1Axe Buff effect was changed
-> Gauge fills up faster now
2Switch Gauge fills up slower
3Axe also gets effects from the damage buff
4Can no longer be knocked away while using Elemental Discharge Combo
5Using Elemental Discharge Combo causes weapon sharpness to decrease
6Can connect Sword-mode dodges into a Morph (form change)
7A new Morph attack was added

The Switch Axe has received quite a few changes since the last game in the series. There's a mix of buffs and nerfs here, so it's hard to say whether or not this weapon has benefitted overall from these changes.

Check Out Switch Axe Combo Info Here

Best Skills For The Switch Axe

The following section includes information from Monster Hunter: World. It will be updated when MHR comes out.

Example Recommended Skills

Skill Recommendation / Overview
Weakness Exploit

Hitting monster weak spots can do critical hits & increased damage
Master's Touch

Prevents sharpness loss when dealing critical hits
Health Boost

Increases health points
Evade Extender

Increases distance of rolls and dodges

The above are some often used skills from Monster Hunter World. Many of these are typical skills, including ones that help prevent loss of weapon sharpness, and ones that increase your overall health.

Recommended Switch Axe Builds

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

Build Characteristics & Overview

The Switch Axe is not an easy weapon to use, due primarily to the multiple gauges you need to manage. This is a weapon that will likely require some expertise and practice to dive into, though if you do so you'll likely get excellent results.

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