Everything You Missed From The Monster Hunter Rise Stream

Gather around, Hunters! If you weren't present in the Monster Hunter Rise stream, this article has gathered all the important things so that you're up to date. From new monsters to the release date of the demo, this will catch you up quick.

Everything You Missed From The Monster Hunter Rise Stream

A few days ago, Capcom announced a Monster Hunter digital event for the new installment: Monster Hunter Rise. The stream ran for a short amount of time but delivered an ample amount of information regarding the game. Here are the highlights of the stream and everything worth knowing:

New Locale

Snowy Islands

Snowy Islands

The stream introduced a new locale, the Frost Islands. It used to be a dragon’s nest where hunters have gone hunting for it, but have ultimately failed. This locale is home to monsters which were also introduced in the trailer.

Monsters (Returning and New)

  • Goss Harag (New Monster)
  • Lagombi
  • Barioth
  • Khezu
  • Great Baggi
  • Tigrex
  • Mizutsune

Everyone in this list can be encountered in the Frost Islands except for Mizutsune.

Wyvern Riding

Yup, you read that right. You can ride wyverns now in Monster Hunter Rise. Upon dealing enough damage to the monster, the monster will enter a mountable state where you can use your ironbind silk to ride and control the monster for a set amount of time. Capcom has released a video that goes in-depth about this mechanic:

New Wirebug Tutorial

The wirebug is a new mechanic focusing on mobility. This enables the hunter to be much more nimble than the previous installments of the game. Capcom has released a new video guide talking about wirebugs in-depth.

Demo Details

Here’s the one we’ve all been waiting for. Here are the demo details for Monster Hunter Rise:

  • Limited time, available from January 8 until February 1.
  • You need about 1.6 GB space.
  • 4 types of quests:
    • Beginner (Slay Great Izuchi)
    • Intermediate (Slay Mizutsune)
    • Wyvern Riding Training Quest
    • Basic Training Quest
  • You can play the Beginner and Intermediate quests a total of 30 times. Every multiplayer or offline hunt decreases the count by one
  • You need Nintendo Switch Online subscription to play online multiplayer.
  • All weapons can be used.
  • You receive a Demo Player Item Bonus when you get the game if you played the demo. Make sure not to erase the save data of your demo if you want to receive the items. The item bonuses include:
    • 20 Mega Potions
    • 5 Pitfall Traps
    • 10 Energy Drinks
    • 5 Mega Demondrugs
    • 5 Mega Armorskins

And that’s it! You’re caught up on the latest news regarding Monster Hunter Rise. Get your Switches ready and gather your friends, it’s time to hunt some monsters!

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