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Iceborne: Best Endgame Tier List

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Tier 1 Tier 2Tier 3
Hidden Blade IIHidden Blade IIImmovable DharmaImmovable DharmaAcid Shredder IIAcid Shredder II

Best Endgame Great Sword: Tier 1

Hidden Blade II

Hidden Blade II Sharpness|Attack PowerElementAffinity
1152(Poison 660)25%
EldersealSlotsDefense Bonus
-1/0/0-
Sharpness

Purple Sharpness Without Handicraft

The max sharpness of Hidden Blade II is purple without using Handicraft.

High Affinity

Not only that it has high Attack Power, it has quite high affinity which will definitively add more damage when attacking monsters.

Power Up With Non-elemental Boost

Its poison damage is very high when used Free Elem/Ammo Up but using it with Non-elemental Boost will accelerate its high power more.

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Best Endgame Great Sword: Tier 2

Immovable Dharma

Immovable DharmaAttack PowerElementAffinity
1344(Dragon 660)0%
EldersealSlotsDefense Bonus
High1/1/0+30
SharpnessImmovable Dharma Sharpness

Purple Sharpness With Handicraft

You can reach purple sharpness when used with Handicraft.

Great Raw Damage

Immovable Dharma has one of the highest attack power.

Power Up With Non-elemental Boost

As Hidden Blade II, Immovable Dharma can be used with Non-elemental Boost.

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Best Endgame Great Sword: Tier 3

Acid Shredder II

Acid Shredder IIAttack PowerElementAffinity
1392(Paralysis 420)0%
EldersealSlotsDefense Bonus
-4/0/0-
SharpnessAcid Shredder II Sharpness

Purple Sharpness With Handicraft

You can reach purple sharpness when used with Handicraft but to have it last longer, using Protective Polish is recommended.

One Lv4 Slot

You can try many combination of skill using Lv 4 slot.

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MHW: List Of Best Great Sword Overview

No ElementFireWater
Wyvern Ignition ImpactWyvern Ignition
Impact
Kjarr Fellsword
King
Kjarr Fellsword
Water
ThunderIceDragon
Kjarr Fellsword
Thunder
Kjarr Fellsword
Ice
Kjarr Fellsword
Decay

Best Non-Elemental Great Sword

Wyvern Ignition "Impact"

Wyvern Ignition ImpactAttack
Power
Element
1008(Fire 510)
AffinityElderseal
-15%-
SlotDefense
① ① ―+20
Weapon Durability竜熱機関式【鋼翼】改切れ味ゲージ

High Attack, High Durability

A Great Sword with above-average damage and durability, the Wyvern Ignition "Impact"'s already commendable Attack Power can still be increased with Non-Elemental Boost. Durability starts at white and can carry two ① decorations. Recommended as an all-around Great Sword, the Wyvern Ignition "Impact" is capable of felling even the strongest of monsters.

Best Fire Great Sword

Kjarr Fellsword "King"

Kjarr Fellsword KingAttack
Power
Element
936Fire 300
AffinityElderseal
20%-
SlotDefense
① ― ―-
Weapon
Durability
Kjarr Fellsword King Durability
Weapon SkillCritical Element

Made For Iceborne

The Kjarr Fellsword King boasts excellent Fire damage, making it one of the best weapons to use against Hoarfrost Reach's Ice-based monsters. You can further increase the damage capability of this Great Sword by appending it with a Fire Attack Lv1 decoration.

Best Water Great Sword

Kjarr Fellsword "Water"

Kjarr Fellsword WaterAttack
Power
Element
912Water 480
AffinityElderseal
20%-
SlotDefense
― ― ―-
Weapon
Durability
Kjarr Fellsword Water Durability
Weapon SkillCritical Element

Taroth Blaze "Water" As An Alternative

The Taroth Blaze "Water" is a good contender for the best water Great Sword as it is easier to acquire and is also capable of holding a ③-slot decoration. The downside is that you need to have Free Elem Lv3 to fully take advantage of it.

Best Thunder Great Sword

Kjarr Fellsword "Thunder"

Kjarr Fellsword ThunderAttack
Power
Element
1008Thunder 480
AffinityElderseal
10%-
SlotDefense
― ― ―-
Weapon
Durability
Kjarr Fellsword Thunder Durability
Weapon SkillCritical Element

Can Be Swapped With Taroth Blaze "Thunder"

Taroth Blaze "Thunder" is a great alternative to the Kjarr Fellsword "Thunder", although you need to have Free Elem Lv3 to fully unlock its Thunder properties. Both weapons boast 1000+ damage making both reliable damage dealers to monsters weak to Thunder.

Best Ice Great Sword

Kjarr Fellsword "Ice"

Kjarr Fellsword IceAttack
Power
Element
912Ice 450
AffinityElderseal
20%-
SlotDefense
― ― ―-
Weapon
Durability
Kjarr Fellsword Ice Durability
Weapon SkillCritical Element

Has High Ice Damage!

The Kjarr Fellsword "Ice" has a high Ice elemental damage complimented by a hefty 20% affinity. Deal far greater damage with this weapon by using specialized tools and skills that can increase your affinity.

Best Dragon Greatsword

Kjarr Fellsword "Decay"

Kjarr Fellsword DecayAttack
Power
Element
984Dragon 360
AffinityElderseal
20%Average
SlotDefense
① ― ―-
Weapon
Durability
Kjarr Fellsword Decay Durability
Weapon SkillCritical Element

Recommended Dragon Great Sword

With almost 1000 damage, 20% affinity, has Critical Element, and an above-average durability, the Kjarr Fellsword "Decay" is the best Greatsword to use against dragons.

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Anonymous 1

That tier list is a joke. Narga Greatsword has been known to be thrash tier since day one. I know you said you are still investigating the best one, but come on, Narga? Really? If this was a tier list over the worst greatswords then it would maybe be tier one.

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