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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 (????) 10-07-2020 / 13:17 GMT

Hyper Mode is a new special mode that monsters can be locked into. As the name suggests, these monsters have been discovered by the hunting guild and wycademy to be locked in a perpetual stage of rage. They are far more aggressive, hit really hard, attack fast, and are unrelentingly angry . Maybe they should see a therapist for that.

Hyper Mode monsters are easy to identify by the red cloud that constantly shifts around them. At certain points in the battle, the red cloud will become particularly concentrated and intense around particular body parts. If the red cloud flashes and makes a crackling noise while you are within the hitbox, you will be defeated in one hit regardless of defense or current health . That's right, it's a one-stop shop to the base camp being carted by cats! However, if you successfully hit the body part that's surrounded by red aura without getting hit, your hunting arts charge faster. It's a true risk and reward system. Beware!

All monsters except Elder Dragons, small monsters, and some of the smaller boss monsters such as Volvidon, Lagombi, and the -dromes can be afflicted by Hyper Mode. So what's your reward for going through hell to bring them down? Hyper monsters will give you special hyper materials ! All weapons, if you want to upgrade them to their final form (unless the monster the weapon comes from can't be hyper, as listed above) will need materials from the Hyper monster. I know I know, it sucks, but you as the hunter ought to rise to the challenge with enthusiasm and valor!

There are special R Series armor sets you get as well. Unlike Low and High Rank armors, hyper monster armor is particularly defensive with other nifty perks. Additionally, scraps from hyper monsters can be used to make especially powerful armor and weapons for your Palicos! Definitely makes Prowler Mode even more awesome. So be sure to get out there and get good at defeating those Hyper Monsters! Beware the flashing red zones, learn when they tend to flash (it's not random), and plan your movements around that.

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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