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Difference Between Alpha Vs Beta Armor Sets
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Difference Between Alpha Vs Beta Armor Sets

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Check out this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on the difference between alpha (α) & beta (β) armor sets - including appearance, skill & armor slots, & more.

Difference Between Alpha Vs Beta Armor Sets

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Alpha Vs. Beta Armor Reference Chart

Feature Alpha (α) Beta (β)
Defense Same Same
Resistance Same Same
Materials Needed Same Same
Armor Skill More Less
Armor Slots Less More
Appearance Different Different

Differences Between Alpha (α) Vs Beta (β) Armor

Alpha (α) Has More Skills Per Armor Piece

Alpha (α) Has More Skills Per Armor Piece

An Alpha (α) armor piece will usually have more skills than a Beta (β) piece. This allows you to have more skills on your hunter, changing the way you hunt & move in battle.

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Choose Alpha (α) For More Skills

Hunters who like to have a lot of skills involved in their gameplay should focus on forging Alpha (α) armor pieces. They will be able to build their skill levels more easily with these pieces.

Beta (β) Has More Armor Slots

Beta (β) Has More Armor Slots

On the other hand, Beta (β) pieces will have more armor slots than its Alpha (α) counterpart. This allows you to decorate your armor with jewels, customizing your stats and skill not included in the armor piece.

Choose Beta (β) For Personalized Gameplay

Beta (β) pieces can create a very personalized game experience in Monster Hunter World. It provides a vast amount of freedom that allows hunters to specifically choose which skills they want to activate.

Alpha (α) & Beta (β) Have Different Appearances

Alpha (α) & Beta (β) armor sets look different from each other even if they are crafted from the same amount and type of material.

What Are Alpha (α) & Beta (β) Armor Sets?

Armor Crafted From High-Rank Monster Materials

Armor Crafted From High-Rank Monster Materials

Alpha (α) and beta (β) armor pieces are those you can craft once you reach High Rank in Monster Hunter World. These can be created from High Rank monster materials.

Different Defense Value & Skills From Low Rank

These armor pieces have a different defense value and skills from their low rank versions. They have higher defense power to help you survive in battle with more powerful monsters.

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