Check this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide to know what to do after beating the Iceborne story quests! Raise Master Rank, explore Guiding Lands, and more.
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Raise Master Rank Levels
The no. 1 thing you should focus on after beating Iceborne's main story is to raise your Master Rank levels. Some quests and monsters are locked behind a certain Master Rank so it's best to get your levels up as soon as possible.Check Out Master Rank Farm Guide!
Event Quests Give Better MR Points
Participating in Event Quests in the game will reward you with bigger and better Master Rank (and Hunter Rank) points, letting you level up faster!
Unlock & Explore Guiding Lands
Only Accessed After Beating Main Story
The Guiding Lands feature can only be accessed once you complete the main story of Iceborne. You need to go through an Expedition to get to the area and here you can hunt monsters endlessly!Check Out How To Access Guiding Lands!
Spawn Area Of Monsters You Can Unlock
The Guiding Lands can spawn new monsters that you normally can't find anywhere in the New World. These are unlockable monsters that make their Monster Hunter World debut but are originally from older games.Check Out All Unlockable Monsters!
Monsters Drop Unique Materials For Upgrades
The Guiding Lands is special because monsters in this area drop unique materials that are needed to increase the rarity of your weapons and armor. These are crucial to making an end-game build to fight off more powerful monsters.
Upgrade Weapons & Gear
Optimize Builds For Master Rank Hunts
After beating the main story, you can focus on further improving you builds in Master Rank. With Guiding Lands unlocked, you can farm materials that will make your loadout more powerful.
Augment & Personalize Weapons
In Iceborne, weapon augmentation has changed! Now, the higher the Rarity of your weapon, the more augments you can slot it. Plus, you can now custom enhance your weapons with specific stats!Check Out How To Augment MR Weapons!
Collect & Farm Rank 4 Decorations
A new feature in Iceborne, Rank 4 decorations are valuable materials that can provide 2 skill points per jewel or 2 separate skills per jewel. At the end of the game, it's important to farm & collect Rank 4 jewels to further improve your build.
Craft New Layered Armor
In Iceborne, new layered armor is available for crafting. This includes all armor in the game, including those you can get from events & collaborations.Check Out All Layered Armor Here!
Record All Observation Logs
Another new feature in Iceborne, you can now observe and record Lynian behavior in exchange for rewards. Complete quests by recording specific conditions of Lynian behavior and turn them in to the Lynian Researcher in Seliana.Check Out Surveyor Set Quests & Rewards!
Join In Hunter Helper Quests
Help New Hunters With Their Quests
The Hunter Helper feature of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is another new feature of the game. Hunters who help out lower rank Hunters will receive a reward when they complete their quests.Check Out The Hunter Helper Guide Here!
Get Wyverian Prints As Reward
The higher the difference in rank, the better reward from the quest. For example, Master Rank Hunters can receive a Gold Wyverian Print if they help Low Rank Hunters in their fights.
Unlock & Attach Pendants To Weapons
You can unlock "Pendants" when you fulfill Hunter Helper quests. These are accessories that you can attach to your weapons like keychains. You can also unlock them by progressing through the main story.
Complete DLC, Collab, & Events
Later DLCs Will Include More Monsters
MHW: Iceborne will have various DLCs in the future, including the announced Rajang - another returning monster. After beating the main story, Hunters can complete the DLC quests once they're out.Check Out The How To Beat Rajang Guide!
Events & Collabs Give New Gear
Monster Hunter is known for having several event & collaboration quests, most of which give Hunters new gear to craft. This is something that can be done after when you're in the end-game.Check Out Master Rank Event Quest Schedule!
Capture All New Endemic Life
New Creatures To Capture In Hoarfrost Reach
Hoarfrost Reach has new endemic life that you can capture and place in your Room. Explore the vast area and find all endemic life that you can capture!Check Out All Endemic Life List Here!
Decorate & Customize Your Room
Your Room in Seliana is now customizable and you can change a lot of features now, including wallpaper & furniture! Doing so will make your Room feel more home-y and personalized.Check Out Your Room Guide!
New Skins Can Be Unlocked
New patterns, furniture, and trinkets can be unlocked when you progress through the story of Iceborne. You can also unlock them by purchasing them with your Research Points.
Collect All Iceborne Trophies
Of course, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne comes with a set of unlockable tropies that are unique to the expansion. At end-game, you can focus your efforts on completing all these achievements.Check Out How To Unlock All Trophies!