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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 / 14:20 GMT

Here is the menu for the village quests.

Quests are tiered in different levels. On their most general level, quests are broken into High Rank and Low Rank (in descending order, of course).

The different ranks of the quest will determine difficulty, obviously, but how so, you're wondering? The most obvious difference between Low and High Rank is the health of the boss class monsters. Not only for difficulty purposes, but to compensate for more powerful equipment, monsters in higher ranks have higher health. They will also hit for much more damage, mandating that you have the respective armor, and have beefier defense. High Rank monsters often gain new attacks. Their movement might also be sped up, just to make life more difficult.

Even within Low and High Rank themselves, quests in a higher star difficulty will, obviously, be more difficult and mandate that you consistently upgrade and make new equipment and armor to keep up with the times.

To move up a star, you must complete specific Key Quests . No, you don't have to 100% the entire list of 1* quests but it's not a bad idea to do so for the practice and rewards. After you have completed the key quests, an Urgent Quest will pop up. This is going to feature an objective much more difficult than the star itself, and is actually one star above the quest tier you are currently at. It is meant to test your skills. Complete the urgent quest, and you will unlock the next star of quests (which the urgent quest will then join as part of that list for you to farm if you need to).

The village solo campaign does not have a true High Rank. All of High Rank is concentrated within the Hunter's Hub. However, the Advanced Quests that show up in the village final tier have monsters who have High Rank power and rewards.

Special Permit quests, which have their own system of leveling up and management, have their own section.

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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