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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 / 14:22 GMT

Monster Hunter has a huge diversity of animal species both large and small from all different categories of the animal kingdom. Thus, the bestiary is here for your use! All sizes of monsters will be presented with their information given to you. What ecology does exist in-universe will be covered for those interested in the lore of the world. And, more importantly, large monsters will have the secrets spilled on their attack patterns, temperament, weaknesses, and the areas they prefer to lurk in, as well as strategies to help you take them down.

Don't go alone! Take this bestiary with you, brave hunter.

Bestiary Format

After some images to show you the appearance of the monster (including any phase or appearance changes), you will be briefed on the areas a monster can show up in. Start, roam, and rest areas are all included for monsters who appear in the larger areas (single-area monsters like Shagaru Magala and Nakarkos are pretty obvious to figure out, since the map only has one area).

You will also be given a brief description and notable features of the monster, plus its biggest weaknesses so that you can go in prepared, and any other quirks including dysfunctional hitboxes (it is an imperfect game, after all). Finally, you'll be informed of all of the monster's attacks and breakable parts, plus the rewards you can get.

Note that rewards you get from breaks are always chance-based. Many breaks are the only way to get specific parts (most commonly: tails and horns), but just because you sever and carve the tail, and break the horns, does not mean you will get a tail or horn, even from the tail itself!

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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