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Main Story Quest List - Hunter Rank Limit Break Guide
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Main Story Quest List - Hunter Rank Limit Break Guide

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Check out this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide & walkthrough on the main story mission (assigned quests) list you need to complete to break your Hunter Rank limit!

Main Story Quest List - Hunter Rank Limit Break Guide

Table of Contents

How To Go Through Main Story

Complete Assigned Quests Posted In Quest Board

Complete Assigned Quests Posted In Quest Board

The fastest way to go through the story and break the limit of your Hunter Rank is to complete the main story quests or Assigned Quests.

Check Next Objective On Right Side Of Screen

Check Next Objective On Right Side Of Screen

If you're unsure on what to do next, check the upper-right side of your screen. You next objective will be posted there to guide you through your path.

Main Story Mission List & Walkthrough

★ 1 Main Story Mission List

No.Procedure
1 Complete the tutorial
2 Clear ★ 1 Mission "Jagras of the Ancient Forest"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 2
- Unlocks access to Workshop

★ 2 Main Story Mission List

No.Procedure
1 Clear ★ 2 Missions "A Kestodon Kerfluffle" & "The Great Jagras Hunt"
- Unlocks access to Resource Center
2 Go on expedition to Ancient Forest to set up the camp site (Area 11) to clear ★ 2 Missions "Rebuild the Ancient Forest Camp" & "Bird-Brained Bandit"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 3

★ 3 Main Story Mission List

No.Procedure
1 Clear ★ 3 Mission "Urgent: Pukei-Pukei Hunt"
- Unlocks access to Multiplayer
2 Clear ★ 3 Mission "The Best Kind of Quest"
- Unlocks Wildspire Waste in world map
3 Clear ★ 3 Mission "Sinister Shadows in the Swamp"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 4
- Unlocks changing Kinsect elements in Workshop
4 Talk to Chief Botanist to unlock the Ghillie Mantle
5 Clear ★ 3 Mission "Flying Sparks: Tobi-Kadachi"
- Upgrades Canteen
- Unlocks Ecological Research Center

★ 4 Main Story Mission List

No.Procedure
1 Clear ★ 4 Mission "The Encroaching Anjanath"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 5
- Increases upper limit of armor upgrades
2 Clear ★ 4 Mission "One for the History Books"
- Unlocks Health Booster
3 Head out on an expedition to the Great Ravine
Unlocks Coral Highlands in world map
4 Go to the Research Base and speak with the 3rd Fleet leader
5 Go on a expedition in Coral Highlands to discover the Tzitzi-Ya-Ku and new camp site
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 6
6 Clear ★ 4 Mission "Ballooning Problems"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 7
- Unlocks Rotten Vale in world map
7 Go on an expedition in Rotten Vale to discover the Great Girros & Radobaan
8 Clear ★ 4 Mission "Radobaan Roadblock"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 7

★ 5 Main Story Mission List

No.Procedure
1 Clear ★ 5 Mission "Legiana: Embodiment of Elegance"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 9
- Unlocks Tailraider Safari
- Increases upper limit of armor upgrades
2 Clear ★ 5 Mission "Into the Bowels of the Vale"
- Unlocks Melding Pot
3 Go on an expedition to the Ancient Forest and track the First Wyverian
4 Clear ★ 5 Missions "Horned Tyrant Below the Sands" & "A Fiery Throne Atop the Forest"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 10
- First Wyverian talks about Zorah Magdaros

★ 6 Main Story Mission List

No.Procedure
1 Clear ★ 6 Mission "A Colossal Task"
- Adds locations to Tailraider Safari
- Increases upper limit of armor upgrades
- Unlocks Item Alchemy to Melding Pot
- Unlocks color pigments for armor
2 Go on an expedition to Wildspire Waste & track traces of the Rathalos
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 11
3 Clear ★ 6 Mission "Invader in the Waste"
4 Go on expeditions and Free Quests to build up the Survey Investigation Bar of Rathalos
5 Clear ★ 6 Mission "Tickled Pink"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 12
- Upgrades Canteen
6 Go on expeditions and Free Quests to completely fill the Survey Investigation Bar of Rathalos
7 Talk to Commander and Ecological Research Center leader to unlock "Old World Monster in the New World"

★ 7 Main Story Mission List

No.Procedure
1 Clear ★ 7 Mission "Old World Monster in the New World"
- Increases upper limit of armor upgrades
2 Go on an expedition to the Elder's Recess
- Unlocks Elder's Recess to world map
3 Go on another expedition to Elder's Recess to discover the Uragaan, Lavasioth, and Dodogama
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 13
4 Keep going on expeditions in Elder's Recess to fill up the Survey Investigation bar of Nergigante

★ 8 Main Story Mission List

No.Procedure
1 Clear ★ 8 Mission "A Wound and a Thirst"
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 14
- Increases upper limit of armor upgrades
2 Go on expeditions in Ancient Forest, Coral Highlands, & Rotten Vale to get tracks of Elder Dragons
3 Clear ★ 8 Missions "Kushala Daora, Dragon of Steel", "Teostra the Infernal", & "Hellish Fiend Vaal Hazak" to unlock next story mission
- Unlocks Hunter Rank 15

★ 9 Main Story Mission List

No.Procedure
1 Clear ★ 9 Mission "Land of Convergence"
- Breaks upper limit of Hunter Rank
- Unlocks 2nd Specialized Tool slot
- Increases upper limit of armor upgrades
- More color settings added to armor

Challenge The Master Rank Quests

Iceborne

After you've finished all the main story of Monster Hunter, Master Rank quests awaits. You need to purchase Monster Hunter Iceborne to challenge Master Rank.

Click Here For Master Rank Main Story Guide

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