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Best Gunlance Builds & Recommended Skills

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

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Changes To The Gunlance

Changes From Past Games

1Wyrmstake Blast removed
2Can now guard during Wyvern's Fire
3Can now chain midair attacks
4Can interrupt Charged Shelling
5Can no longer quick reload with a Jump Overhead Slash
6Button to reload after side-stepping was changed
7Spread-type Wyvern's Fire shelling now has a stun value
8Wyvern's Fire cooldown time is now displayed
9Lunging Upthrust distance decreased

The Gunlance has received a lot of changes since Monster Hunter World, most notable of which being the removal of Wyrmstake Blast. That being said, it remains a powerful defensive weapon when used correctly.

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Best Skills For The Gunlance

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

Example Recommended Skills

Skill Recommendation / Overview

Essential for Gunlance hunters that increase your firepower. Damage output is different when this skill is not equipped
Attack Boost

Increases your attack
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
Razor Sharp/Spare Shot

Will lower the rate of Gunlance's fast sharpness loss

Extends the sharpness gauge for your weapon, allowing you to fight for longer

The above are some often used skills from Monster Hunter World. Most of them tended to be geared toward increasing damage, though more supportive options that focus on reducing sharpness loss also exist.

Recommended Gunlance Builds

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

Build Characteristics & Overview

The Gunlance is a bulky weapon that has very powerful guard attacks. These will allow you to withstand a variety of attacks and let you stand on your own two feet against powerful foes. That being said, this weapon is somewhat slow and takes getting used to in terms of controls, so it may take you some time to get into it. Once you do however, there are a variety of good builds available that you'll likely see success with.

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