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Seliana Base Guide - Features & What You Can Do

MHW: ICEBORNE | Seliana Base Guide - Features & What You Can Do

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Get to know your main base of operations: Seliana in Monster Hunter: Iceborne! Find out about Steamworks, how to get fuel, steams, and the changes in Seliana compared to Astera!!!

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What Is Seliana And What You Can Do There

Your Base Camp To Explore The Hoarfrost Reach


Seliana is a forward operating base established to investigate the Hoarfrost Reach. It uses the geothermal heat abundant in the area as energy to power up your headquarters.

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Old Faces Appear In Seliana!

As with your trusty Palico buddy, many familiar faces are also found in Seliana!. The Fleet Commander will be heading back to Astera but the Ace Cadet, Tracker, and Field Team Leader will be around!

How Is Seliana Different From Astera

Hop Into A Hot Spring With Everyone!

Hot Springs

You can now enjoy hot springs at the Gathering Hub! Communicate with other players with all kind of poses or hang out at the footbath or sauna found in the area.

The Smithy Is Now Accessible In Gathering Hub


In the Seliana Gathering Hub, you'll only be one window away from the Smithy. Crafting weapons and armor will not be as slow as in Astera.

Manage Layered Armor At the Smithy

layer armor

Layered Armor can now be crafted and managed at the Smithy, with previous Layered Armor available for crafting with the same materials.

Bounty, Botanical Research In Gathering Hub

Bounty, Botanical Research

Bounty & Botanical Research, which are frequently used facilities, can now be accessed in the Gathering Hub. Simply talk to the representative to get access to both features.

A New Head Chef - Grammeowster Chef

 Grammeowster Chef

The Grammeowster Chef has come out of retirement to serve piping hot meals to all Hunter! The Meowscular Chef's mentor, her speciality lies in gratins and giant servings.

Quality Of Life Changes From Astera

Room Service
room serviceYour Housekeeper has a window in Seliana now, so you don't need to head into your room to do things like Tailraider Safari, etc.
Palico Management
Palico ManagementA Palico resting place is located right next to your chest, making Palico gear management more convenient.
Botanical Research & Provisions Window
Botanical Research & Provisions WindowSeliana has a combined window to access Botanical Research & Provisions menu.
▶Botanical Research Center Guide

Same Facilities With Astera

Botanical Research CenterSmithy
Botanical Research Center▶What's Botanical Research?

Melding PotResource Center
(For Bounties)
Melding Pot▶Whats Melding Pot?
Resource Center (For Bounties)

New Facility: Steamworks

A Facility That Supports Seliana

steamworks 1

The new Steamworks is a crucial facility that provides thermal energy needed to maintain Seliana. You can help out the Steamworks by increasing steam through adding in fuel.

Gather Fuel From Quests

Steam is increased by using fuel. Fuel can be gathered by clearing quests, or exchanging ores and other materials.

Help Steamworks To Get Rewards

Help Steamworks by gathering fuel and raising the steam levels of the facility. You'll be rewarded for your efforts with consumable items and even Wyverian prints!

Increase Steam With A Mini Game!

steamworks 2

You can increase steam for the Steamworks by playing a mini-game with the Palico assistants. You need to press the right buttons in the correct sequence to successfully raise steam levels.

Click Here To Know How To Use Steamworks!

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