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Long Sword - Best Endgame Weapon Tier List

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Check out this guide on the tier ranking of the best endgame Long Sword weapons of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. Find out info on stats, weapon skills, and why they're good!

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Best Endgame Long Sword Weapons List

Notice: We are still investigating best weapons in Iceborne. Please wait for updates.

Tier 1 Tier 2Tier 3
Best endgame long sword 1st - Black Tornaria iconBlack TornariaBest endgame long sword 2nd - Deepest Night iconDeepest
Night
Best endgame long sword 3rd - Radiant Flow iconRadiant
Flow

Best Endgame Long Sword: Tier 1

Black Tornaria

Best endgame long sword 1st - Black Tornaria iconAttack PowerElementAffinity
924Water 270+15%
EldersealSlotsDefense Bonus
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Sharpness
Black Tornaria sharpness

Why Its Good

Extremely High Raw Damage Plus Water Damage

Black Tornaria's raw base damage is a whopping 924 while having 270 water damage. Combined with a decent +15% Affinity, it can dish out tons of damage.

Has A Long White Sharpness Gauge

Black Tornaria has a long white sharpness gauge compared to other long swords, giving it an edge in sustaining damage.

Good From The Get-Go

Black Tornaria gives you the whole package from the get go without the need of using Free Elem/Ammo Up to reach its full potential.

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Best Endgame Long Sword: Tier 2

Deepest Night

Best endgame long sword 2nd - Deepest Night iconAttack PowerElementAffinity
792(Poison 540)20%
EldersealSlotsDefense Bonus
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Sharpness
Deepest night Sharpness

Why Its Good

Purple Sharpness Without Handicraft

Deepest Night already has a long purple sharpness gauge without the hassle of having to bust out a Handicraft, giving you some convenience in builds.

Good Affinity

With +20% Affinity, Deepest Night can be a good addition for any Crit-based builds.

More Potent With Free Elem / Ammo Up Skill

High Poison damage of 540 awaits you if you manage to fill up the Free Elem / Ammo Up skill to activate Deepest Night's full potential.

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Best Endgame Long Sword: Tier 3

Radiant Flow

Best endgame long sword 3rd - Radiant Flow iconAttack PowerElementAffinity
924(Dragon 450)0%
EldersealSlotsDefense Bonus
(High)1/1/0+30
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Sharpness
Radiant Flow Sharpness

Why Its Good

High Raw Damage And Defense Bonus

Radiant Flow has a high raw damage of 924 & a +30 Defense bonus to boot.

Has 2 Slots

Radiant Flow is reliant on skill pairing for full potential. Fortunately, it comes with 2 slots making build customization easier.

Can Reach Purple Sharpness With Handicraft

Radiant Flow can reach purple sharpness gauge through the Handicraft Skill, giving it a more constant & better damage.

Use Non-Elemental Boost If Not Planning To Use Free Elem/Ammo Up

If you can't (or don't want to) pair up Radiant Flow with Free Elem/Ammo Up skill, don't forget to use Non-Elemental Boost skill for a flat 5% damage increase to your raw damage.

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Anonymous 4

seriously ? the fact you dont even list the wyvern blade luna in your top 3 .. when its proven to be top DPS.. calls into question the rest of your info on builds :/

Anonymous 3

Hellish slasher has the same damage as radiant flow, much more white sharpness, a level 3 gem slot, and is easier to make (workshop weapon)

Deadly_Stryfe 2

Namielle (first one)
Nargacuga (second)
Shara Ishvalda (third)

Tribal 1

Unfortunate it is not mentioned which monsters these are built from.

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