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Read this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on the latest news and updates about the Iceborne expansion! Including new monsters, locations, weapon changes, events!

Iceborne Latest News & Updates

Iceborne Celebrates Anniversary With Events

Celebrate Iceborne Anniversary With Seliana Fests

Celebrate Iceborne Anniversary With Seliana Fests

To celebrate the 1st anniversary of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, several of the Seliana fests will be available again at the Seliana Gathering Hub. Check the schedule below for each festival.

Seliana Fest Schedule

Fest Schedule
Holiday Joy Fest Holiday Joy Fest Aug. 21 - Sep. 3, 2020
Grand Appreciation Fest Grand Appreciation Fest Sep. 4 - 17, 2020
Full Bloom Fest Sep. 18 - 30, 2020
Check Out Master Rank Event Schedule!

Sizzling Spice Fest

Sizzling Spice Fest Is Live Now!

Incoming Sizzling Spice Fest Event

Starting July 22 to August 6, 2020, the Seliana Gathering Hub has turned into a carnival-themed festival area. The festival will come with new outfits, festival food, event quests, and more!

Check Out Sizzling Spice Fest Details!

Check Out Official Tweet Below

4th Free Title Update

4th Free Title Update Arrives July 9

4th Free Title Update Arrives July 9

The 4th Free Title update will arrive on July 8, 2020 5:00pm PDT or July 9, 2020 1:00am BST. It comes with returning elder dragon Alatreon and a slew of system updates.

Check Out 4th Free Title Update Details!

4th Free Title Update Monster Articles

Click Here For Update 14.00 Patch Notes!

Update 13.50 - MR Kulve Taroth & AT Namielle

New Monsters Appear

New Monsters Appear

The 13.50 update brings with it all new subspecies of monsters! These are the MR Kulve Taroth and the AT Namielle! Completing these quests will reward you with items that you can use to craft new armor, and even upgrade Appraisal Weapons!

Related Articles

Check Out Update 13.50 Here!

New Variants: Raging Brachydios & Furious Rajang

Raging Brachydios & Furious Rajang Coming on March 23

Raging Brachydios & Furious Rajang Coming Soon

Beware of these powerhouses! Raging Brachydios & Furious Rajang's arrival has been officially announced as the 3rd Free Title Update will be launching on March 23 on PS4 and Xbox One. The release date for PC is currently planned to be in April.

Check Out the 3rd Free Title Update Here

Variant Monsters Article Guides

Raging Brachydios & Furious Rajang Reveal Trailer

PC Steam Ver. 11.50 Hot Fixes

New Game Crash & Bug Fixes Implemented

In a recent PC update for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, game crash solutions and bug fixes were implemented to improve gameplay and user experience.

Check Out PC 11.50 Patch Notes Here!

Tokyo Monster Hunter Festa Commemorative Item Pack

Pack Duration
Jan. 22, 2020 ~ Jan. 30, 2020
Tokyo Monster Hunter Festa Commemorative Item Pack

In commemoration for the Tokyo Monster Hunter Festa event, a brand new item pack has been released to all players. This package includes a free Celestial Wyverian Print as well as other hunting supplies.

Item Pack Inclusions List

Game Items
Iceborne - Pitfall Trap x5
- Dust of Life x5
- King Armor Sphere x5
- Celestial Wyverian Print x1

MH Festa Announces 2020 Roadmap

Monster Hunter Festa Shares 2020 Roadmap

Monster Hunter Festa Shares 2020 Console Roadmap
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In the Osaka MH Festa happening Jan. 19, 2020, Capcom shared a new roadmap for 2020 on console. They've also announced updates for the PC version of the game.

MH Festa Features West Japan Time Attack Finals

The Monster Hunter Festa in Osaka features the time attack tournament finals in West Japan. There will also be new announcements and updates made during the event.

Check Out Official Youtube Video Below

Post PC Launch Patch

A patch has been released to address some of the issues PC players experienced during the launch of Iceborne. This includes CPU Utilization upgrades and save data fixes.

Check Out the 10.12.01 Patch Notes

Redeem New PC & Console Item Packs

New Item Packs For PC Players

New Item Packs For PC Players

To celebrate the launch of Iceborne, Hunters playing on PC will receive item packs to jumpstart their adventures in Seliana. Hunters with the base game will get a separate item pack.

Item Pack Inclusions List

Game Items
Base MHW - Mega Potion x 50
- Nulberry x 30
- Well-done Steak x 20
- Max Potion x 10
- Gold Wyverian Print x 1
Iceborne - Tranq Bomb x 10
- Dust of Life x 5
- Heavy Armor Sphere x 3
- Gourmet Voucher x 1
- Golden Egg x 1

Get Expert Jewel In PS4 Commemoration Pack

Get Expert Jewel In Console Commemoration Pack
Pack Duration
Jan. 20, 2020 ~ Jan. 23, 2020

A commemoration pack for the Osaka MH Festa event has also been released to console players. This includes a highly coveted Expert Jewel as well as other supplies.

Item Pack Inclusions List

Game Items
Iceborne - Demon Powder x 20
- Well-done Steak x 25
- Whetfish Fin+ x 20
- Dust of Life x 20
- Expert Jewel x 1
Previous News & Updates

Iceborne For PC Release On Jan. 9, 2020

Iceborne Comes To PC On January 9, 2020

Iceborne Comes To PC On January 9, 2020

For all PC users anxiously waiting for Iceborne's release, the game will be launched on January 9, 2020. The expansion will have improved features for gaming on your desktop!

Check Out Ver. 10.12 PC Patch Notes Here!

Free Title Update Schedule Announced

Free Title Update Schedule Announced

The PC version of Iceborne will also follow console's free title updates with new content & monsters to arrive every month from February 2020 onwards.

Iceborne Related Articles

Developer Diary 4 Launched On Dec. 6, 2019

Safi'jiiva Siege Quest Schedule & Rewards Announced

Safi

In a sudden launch, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne releases a Developer Diary 4.5 video that delves more into detail regarding the new Elder Dragon Safi'jiiva's quest!

Check Out Developer Diary 4.5 Details!

Developer Diary 4 Arrives Dec. 4, 2019

Find Out Content For Dec. 5 2nd Free Title Update

New Developer Diary On Dec. 4, 2019

The 4th Developer Diary will be shown on December 4, 2019, right before the 2nd Free Title Update on Dec. 5, 2019. This video will talk about new content for the game!

Check Out Developer Diary 4 Details!

Stygian Zinogre Returns In Iceborne

Returning Monster & New Elder Dragon

More Aggressive When Charged

Recent Tweets from the official Monster Hunter Twitter has announced the return of the Stygian Zinogre for the 2nd Free Title Update coming on December 5, 2019! They also teased a new Elder Dragon.

Check Out 2nd Free Title Update News Here!

Ver. 11.50 Update

Quality of Life Improvements & Bug Fixes

Ver. 11.50 Update

A new update version 11.50 has been released! This update addresses certain issues regarding players, monsters, weapons, and more! Additionally, it also makes quality of life improvements for the game!

Check Out Update Ver. 11.50 Here!

New Event Quests Announced

Brute Tigrex, Silver Rathalos, Gold Rathian and More Coming!

Gold Rathian

New event quests have been announced on the official site. These quests allow you to take on the Silver Rathalos and Gold Rathian without raising your region level!

Find Out The Detailed Event Quest Schedule Here!

New Update Is Now Live!

New Monster Rajang

Rajang

The new update has been released, and along with it the new monster Rajang!

Learn Details Of How To Unlock Rajang

New Volcanic Region & Few Adjustments

Guiding Lands

New region called Volcanic Region is introduced. Also, now you can choose to not fluctuate the region level. Check the link below for the appearing monsters and new changes in the Guiding Lands.

Click Here For The New Updates In The Guiding Lands

Update Contents Revealed! Developer Diary #3

Update Contents Of October 10th Revealed

Developer Diary #3

Developer Diary #3 revealed several contents which will be release tomorrow.

Tempered Gold Rathian & Silver Rathalos

Gold Rathian

Tempered Gold Rathian & Tempered Silver Rathalos will be introduced in the Guiding Lands. Tempered Gold Rathian will appear by raising Wildspire region level and Tempered Silver Rathalos will appear by raising Coral region level.

Rajang's Loadout Revealed

Rajang Loadout

Rajang's loadout also revealed in the Developer Diary #3. Rajang's armors are loaded with offensive skill and its weapon has distinct skill which matches with its armors.

Click Here For More Info On Rajang's Latest News

New Layered Armor From MHW

New Layered Armor

New Layered Armors is going to be introduced. You will use materials you've obtained in the Guiding Lands.

Your Room Update

Music Player

Now you can invite other players in your room. You can also limit the person who can enter your room as well. You can also play music in your room by using music player.

Fixing Region Level

adjustment of guiding land

The adjustment in the Guiding Lands is made that you can choose to fix your region level when exploring the Guiding Lands. This allows you to play multiplayer with others without worrying about lowering your region level.

Learn More About The Guiding Lands From Here

Resident Evil 2 Collaboration & New Charge Blade

Collaboration Event With Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil 2コラボ

Starting from November, there will be collaboration event with Resident Evil 2. Become Leon and Claire by wearing the original layered armor!

Click here for the details of RE2 (Resident Evil 2) Collaboration

Weapon Design Contest: New Weapon Introduced

New Loadout From Design Contest

"Black Eagle" the Charge Blade was choosen as the winner of Weapon Design Contents. It will be introduced in November 2019.

October 10th Content Update

Rajang Update Volcanic Region

Volcanic Region & Rajang To Be Added

On October 10th, the new free major content update will go live! In addition to Rajang, a new Volcanic Region will be added to the Guiding Lands.

In the Volcanic Region, we can probably expect lava-themed monsters to appear! Also, at level 6, a special monster will appear in each region. It’s highly likely that new monsters and monster variants will appear in the Volcanic Region too!

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Velkhana Beta Test Announced!

Chance To Face Elder Dragon Velkhana!

Chance To Face Elder Dragon Velkhana!
Beta Period Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2019
Platform Playstation 4 / Xbox One

Starting August 30, Hunters can download and play the 3rd Beta of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. In this 3rd beta, you can face off with the Velkhana while the other quests with the Jyuratodus, Banbaro, and Tigrex will also be available.

Receive Commendation Pack When Completed

Receive Commendation Pack When Completed

When you complete the Velkhana quest in the 3rd Beta, you'll receive a Commendation Pack with several bonus items. These can be redeemed when the game launches on September 6, 2019.

Unavailable Error & Elder Melder Issue

Elder Melder Jewel Drop Rate Issue

Elder Melder Jewel Drop Rate Issue

According to Monster Hunter Japanese Official, there is a jewel drop rate issue with First Wyverian Ritual. They are planning to fix the issue in the coming update.

Check Out Detail Of Elder Melder Issue

Unavailable Error Name - Acidic Glavenus Item

Unavailable Error Name - Acidic Glavenus Item

Monster Hunter Official Twitter account posted that they have found some issues with Acidic Glavenus items are named "Unavailable".

Unavailable Error Name Details

Iceborne Release Date & Expansion Overview

MHW: Iceborne Release Date Information

Iceborne Release Date & Expansion Overview
PS4 / XB1 To be released on September 6, 2019
Steam (PC) To be released on January 2020

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne's release date for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One will be on September 6, 2019. The Steam (PC) release will arrive on January 2020. Players need the base game of Monster Hunter World to play the Iceborne expansion.

Expansion Elements Overview

Monster / Weapon Changes / New Area
New Monsters- Old & new monsters have arrived in Hoarfroast Reach
- New monster subspecies from base game will also be in Iceborne
- ▼Check out monster info below!
Weapon Changes- Elemental weapons have been strengthened
- Addition of "Clutch Claw"
- ▼Check out weapon changes below!
▶Click for Clutch Claw guide!
New Area- New map called "Hoarfrost Reach"
- New base called "Seliana"
▶Click for Seliana guide!
Changes From Monster Hunter World
Multiplayer Difficulty- 2-player difficulty has been added
- Difficulty adjust per no. of players when a Hunter leaves the quest
Skill Changes- New skills have been added
- Some skills have been modified
▶Click for Skill Changes guide!
Specialized Tool Changes- Specialized Tools can be upgraded
- Slots have been added to Mantles
- Skills only activate when Mantles are worn
New Palico Gadgets- New Palico Gadgets have been added
- Proficiency with past Gadgets will be increased
▶Click for all Palico Gadgets!
New Options- Player visibility has been added in options
New Elements In Iceborne
New "Master Rank"- New difficulty level of "Master Rank" is added
- Base story of MHW has to be cleared to access Master Rank
- New Master Rank gear has also been added
View Mode- Camera can be moved around freely in View Mode
- View Mode will have its own specific actions
Raider Ride- Ride small monsters that join your party
- A new easy way to move across the map
Squad Card- Squad version of the Guild Card
- Easier way to invite Hunters to squads
▶Click for Squad info!

MHW: Iceborne New Monsters

New Monster Information Reference Chart

New Elder Dragon "Namielle"

New Elder Dragon Namielle

With the same skeleton as the Vaal Hazak and Kushala Daora, Namielle is a new Elder Dragon coming to Iceborne. It has water properties and appears to have very large wings.

Check Out Namielle's Latest Info!

Brachydios Is Arriving In MHW: Iceborne

Brachydios Is Arriving In MHW: Iceborne

One of the other monsters that will return in Iceborne, the Brachydios came from MH3G and is known to pound its targets to oblivion. Watch out for its explosive mucus that an apply Blastblight & damage!

MHW: Iceborne Weapon Changes

New Actions Added To All Weapons

New Iai Slash Attacks To Counter & Damage

In Iceborne, there will be new weapon changes and additional actions to help you overcome monsters in Master Rank.

Check Out All Iceborne Weapon Changes List!

New "Clutch Claw" Slinger Gadget

New Clutch Claw Slinger Gadget

A new option for the Slinger, the "Clutch Claw" allows you to grab onto the monster. It's great to deal close-range damage as well as grab onto a monster that is running away.

Check Out Clutch Claw Guide Here!

Use Slinger When Weapon Is Unsheathed

Use Slinger When Weapon Is Unsheathed

In Iceborne, Hunters will not be able to use the Slinger even when weapons are unsheathed. This makes hunts more efficient and allows you to use Slinger Ammo faster.

Hoarfrost Reach - New Iceborne Map Area

New Land Called "Hoarfrost Reach"

New Land Called Hoarfrost Reach

In Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, Hunters get to explore a frozen land called Hoarfrost Reach. Here you'll drop face-first into deep snow, fight monsters old and new, and find hot springs & new creatures!

The Popo Makes A Comeback

The Popo Makes A Comeback

In Hoarfrost Reach, you'll find a bit of nostalgia as old Monster Hunter herbivores such as the Popo make a comeback into the game.

Hoarfrost Reach Expands Through Story Progression

Hoarfrost Reach will expand as you go through the main story of the Iceborne expansion, making Monster Hunter World have the biggest map in all of Monster Hunter games.

New Endemic Life To Capture

New Endemic Life To Capture

When you explore Hoarfrost Reach, you'll find new endemic life that you can capture and place in Your Room, in Astera or Seliana.

Other New Iceborne Elements

2-Player Difficulty Has Been Added

 2-Player Difficulty Has Been Added

When the expansion arrives, the difficulty of the quests will scale depending on the number of Hunters. There will be 3 difficulty levels - solo, 2-player, and 3-4 players. Also, when the player leaves the hunt, the difficulty will be adjusted.

Check Out Difference In Solo & Multiplayer!

Continue The Story In Hoarfrost Reach

Continue The Story In Hoarfrost Reach

Work together with the different fleets to explore the mysteries surrounding Hoarfrost Reach. In MHW: Iceborne, you will progress the story and meet new or old monsters!

Change Camera Views In View Mode

Change Camera Views In View Mode

In View Mode, you'll be able to move your camera around freely, allowing you to take amazing screenshots or videos. This mode will also have specific actions that can only be done in this mode.

Check Out the View Mode Here!

New Home Base Called "Seliana"

New Home Base Called Seliana

Your new base in Hoarfrost Reach is called Seliana. Here you'll find access to the Gathering Hub, Canteen, Smithy, and Your Room. Even a hot springs to chill with fellow Hunters.

Check Out Seliana Base Guide Here!

Higher Difficulty Of "Master Rank"

Higher Difficulty Of Master Rank

Master Rank is the counterpart of G Rank in Monster Hunter Games. Monsters are stronger and hit harder but you'll be able to forge more powerful equipment. You need to complete the main story of MHW to get to Master Rank.

New & Updated Skills

In Iceborne, new skills will be implemented while others will be updated to supplement the changes in the difficulty in Master Rank. Skills that increase attack power as well as to battle the cold have been added to the expansion.

Check Out Skill Changes & New Skills In Iceborne!

Additional Player Options

Options to hide your visibility when online in the game will also be added in the Iceborne expansion.

Upgraded Specialized Tools & Mantle Slots

Upgraded Specialized Tools & Mantle Slots

Specialized Tools can be upgraded to Master Rank while Mantles, when upgraded, will now have slots added to them. When worn, these will activate the skills in the decorations.

Check Out How To Unlock Specialized Tools!

Master Rank Equipment Has "+"

Master Rank Equipment Has +

Gear that has been upgraded to Master Rank will have a "+" at the end of its title, indicating that its an upgraded version. These will have a higher rarity and will provide better stats to Hunters.

New Map Transpo - Raider Ride

New Map Transpo - Raider Ride

In Iceborne, a new feature has been introduced that will allow you to ride Tailraiders that have joined your party. This provides a new & fast way to move across different points of the map.

Check Out Raider Rides Here!

Invite Hunters With Squad Cards

Invite Hunters With Squad Cards

Much like the Guild Card, Squad leaders can invite other Hunters to join their Squads by simply sending a Squad Card. This card provides details about the Squad to entice other Hunters to join.

Check Out What Is A Squad Here!

New Palico Gadgets

New Palico Gadgets

In Iceborne, Palicoes will have newer, more powerful gadgets that they can use to help you fight monsters. Gadget Proficiency will also be updated, increasing its upper limit to make your Palicoes more effective in hunts.

Check Out Palico Gadgets List Here!

Customize Your Room

Customize Your Room

When you finally have your own room in Seliana, you'll be able to customize it to a certain extent. This includes adding furniture and wallpaper, and of course, adding endemic life as pets!

Check Out Your Room In MHW!

Iceborne Pre-Order Info & Versions

MHW: Iceborne Pre-Order Info & Overview

Product information is for Playstation 4 version only

For Players With Monster Hunter World

Type Content / Price
Digital Version Digital Version [Iceborne Expansion Only]
Pre-Order Bonus
- Yukumo Layered Armor Set
Playstation Store PO Bonus
- Dynamic Theme: Velkhana/Theme
- Special Theme
Price: USD 39.99
Digital Deluxe Version Digital Deluxe [Iceborne Expansion Only]
Deluxe Kit
- Silver Knight Layered Armor Set
- Gesture x 3
- Sticker Set x 2
- Face Paint x 1
- Hairstyle x 1
- Room Decor x 1
Pre-Order Bonus
- Yukumo Layered Armor Set
Playstation Store PO Bonus
- Dynamic Theme: Velkhana/Theme
- Special Theme
Digital Deluxe PO Bonus
- Special Avatar: Monster Icon Pack
Price: USD 49.99
Collector Collector's Edition [Iceborne Expansion Only]
- Deluxe Kit Bonuses
- Pre-Order Bonuses
- Velkhana Statue
- OST CD
- Artbook

For Players Without Monster Hunter World

Type Content / Price
Master Edition (Physical) Master Edition
(Physical)
[MHW + Iceborne]
Pre-Order Bonus
- Yukumo Layered Armor Set
Price: USD 59.99
Master Edition (Digital) Master Edition
(Digital)
[MHW + Iceborne]
Pre-Order Bonus
- Yukumo Layered Armor Set
Master Edition (Digital Deluxe) Master Edition
(Digital Deluxe)
[MHW + Iceborne]
Pre-Order Bonus
- Yukumo Layered Armor Set
Deluxe Kit
- Silver Knight Layered Armor Set
- Gesture x 3
- Sticker Set x 2
- Face Paint x 1
- Hairstyle x 1
- Room Decor x 1
Pre-Order Bonus
- Yukumo Layered Armor Set
Digital Deluxe PO Bonus
- Special Avatar: Monster Icon Pack
Collector Collector's Edition
(Master Edition)
[MHW + Iceborne]
- Deluxe Kit Bonuses
- Pre-Order Bonuses
- Velkhana Statue
- OST CD
- Artbook

MHW Is Needed To Play Iceborne

Hunters need to have Monster Hunter World to play the Iceborne expansion. You cannot play Iceborne if you purchase it by itself.

Continue Story From Monster Hunter World

The story of Monster Hunter World continues into Iceborne. Be sure to complete the main story of MHW to be able to fully enjoy Iceborne.

Check Out The Main Story Quest List!

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