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Monster Hunter Generations
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Cassie Sun
First Published: 01-09-2016 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 12-06-2020 / 06:11 GMT
Version: 1.50 (????) 13-07-2020 / 14:41 GMT

The luscious mountainside, Bherna Village

Bherna Village is the new village introduced in Generations so unsurprisingly, this is where you start out. There are quite a few important NPCs here who you can't find in the other villages, plus Bherna Village connects to the very relevant Palico Ranch .

Like all other villages, Bherna Village is home to a kitchen, the smithy, a market and armory, a home for you to access equipment and save in, and other necessities.

Master of Style

The Master of Style is in Bherna Village by the Smithy. He's a pretty cocky guy but at least he notices you and good thing too, because without him you wouldn't be able to use Hunting Arts! Every now and then as you progress through the game (in both solo and multiplayer) he will want to talk with you, and that will allow you to unlock more powerful Hunting Arts. So be sure to talk to him every chance you get. You can also talk to him anytime to view details on all of your currently unlocked Arts.

Towards the center of the village is the Chief Researcher of the Wycademy. He will be important in getting you accustomed to the game and giving you your first few tasks. After that he is relegated to being a fairly unimportant NPC, except for one thing... He is the one responsible for filling out your Monster Book . It's basically an in-game bestiary/encyclopedia on all the monsters in Generations . In previous installments you would buy books from the market. This time, as you progress, he will give you entries. Placate your inner completionist and stop by this guy regularly.

The Palico Ranch is the Palico hub of this game and naturally has a ton of important NPCs as well. They are discussed in further detail in the section "Your Palico Companions". But here is a rundown of who is who for your reference:

NPC Importance
Ranch Paw Hands out Palico Tickets on a regular basis
Meowstress Scout for Palicos, and then pay zenny to hire them
Neko (means "Cat") Use the farms to multiply items, use resource points to purchase items
d'Artanyan Manages the Meownster Hunter minigame

Aside from these mentioned, many NPCs from previous Monster Hunter games will appear. Unlike people like the Master of Style, they won't be helping you unlock anything or get anything particularly prestigous, but they will supply you with a fulfilling amount of village requests! So be sure to talk to them whenever possible for a chance to earn more quests to do, and by extension, more rewards.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Capcom
  • Platforms
    3DS, Switch
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    1 September 2016
  • Last Updated
    12 June 2020
  • Guide Author
    Cassie Sun

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You assume the role of a hunter who sets out on a journey to hunt the most dangerous creatures in the land. Spread across four villages, three from past games and a brand new village, players will have a plethora of quests and items to collect. All 14 weapon types from Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate return and new "Hunting Styles" and "Hunting Arts" have been added. With a wealth of content and options to suit almost every playstyle, Monster Hunter Generations cries out for a comprehensive guide.

Version 1.50:

  • Basic information about quests and all the mechanics that beginners need to know to be successful
  • Weapon guides
  • Palico guide
  • Bestiary
  • Daamage calculation, motion values, and how you can apply this in a practical manner to improve your hunts!
  • Kinsect upgrade
  • Elder Dragons
  • Details of all areas including the special areas
  • Full DLC docket with tips for the special ones

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