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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 (????) 11-07-2020 / 04:18 GMT

Giant ants

Altaroth are giant ant-like insects that like to crawl along the ground. They love to eat and forage by areas that have berries or mushrooms. Their stomachs swell when they eat and turn different colors. Killing them when their stomachs are a different color will result in a shiny dropping that could give you items from what they've been eating. If they go to the mushroom area that's one of the few ways to get the Ripened Mushroom, an account item.

If provoked, Altaroth will attempt to bite at you with their massive jaws.

Note that if you want Altaroth to die and leave behind a carveable body, you have to poison them. Poison weapons or shots, or Poison Smoke Bombs are the way to go, with the latter being the most reliable.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
  • 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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