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How to Get Online

By
Vincent Lau

Don’t hunt by yourself! Approximately 66.5% of the fun in Monster Hunter comes from playing with others, be they strangers or friends! And yes, this definitely came from a very defined experiment to see how much fun i was and it is totally more fun when there’s a team of four working together to bring down a big, bad monster.

To get to online, tap the Gathering Hall icon on the World Map. It is near the center. Then press Change Onine Status , and you have two options, Local Play and Online Play. If you are playing with friends in real life, select Local Play. But if you are going to be hunting with randoms or with your friends from afar, jump into Online Play. Once you have successfully connected, you can Create a Room or Search for a Room.

Creating a Room is fairly simple. Toggle the options and messages, and if you are hunting with friends only, set the message to “Hunting with friends!” and set a passcode so only you and your friends will be in the room. If you are searching for a room, you can search using conditions like Hunter Rank, target, quest type, location, etc. Then a small pool of options will come up. You can refresh and run the search again if none of the rooms cut it.

If you have a lot of friends on your friends list who play Monster Hunter, you can jump directly into their rooms by tapping Friend List . It will show you who on your friends list is online and playing!

Once in a room, you have access to a keyboard for chat, and a few “hot phrases”, such as greetings, thank yous, apologies, and short messages for during the hunt related to things like setting down bombs and traps, etc. Change equipment by tapping on the World Map, going to any village, and selecting Your House. Then select Gathering Hall and tap Gathering Hall again to return to the room. You will not be disconnected.

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Capcom
  • Platforms,
    3DS
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    31 March 2015
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Cassie Sun, Vincent Lau

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En route to Val Habar, what begins as a bumpy ride in the great desert quickly descends into the fight of your rookie hunter’s life, as a dangerous Elder Dragon appears out of nowhere, threatening to level your ride and the town ahead.

After somehow surviving the attack, your efforts impress the Caravaneer and you’re quickly enlisted into the Caravan. Your mission? To discover the secret of a mysterious “Article”, which will almost surely involve hunting bigger and deadlier monsters in a magical, colorful world that is the world of Monster Hunter.

Overwhelmed? Not so sure what to do? This guide will give you the reference point you need to not only complete the solo campaign with flying colors, but look awesome while doing so!

  • Information regarding Key Quests for both Caravan and Gathering Hall quests.
  • Tips for becoming the best hunter possible–from preparations to Palicos.
  • Breakdown of the 14 unique weapon types and how to wield them to their full potential.
  • Detailed maps and insights for all of the major hunting grounds.
  • Inside scoop on every monster you will face in battle (select postgame monsters pending).

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