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Iceborne Latest News & Topics [New Event Quests Announced!]

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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

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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