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Monster Hunter Rise

Lightcrystal

By
Vincent Lau

Lightcrystal is a material native to the Flooded Forest. It’s required for many equipment–most notably the 5th tier of Kamura weapons.

“Many scour the Flooded Forest for this faintly-glowing, adamantine substance.”

Carry Rarity Value
99 Monster Hunter Rise Screenshot Rarity 4 1150z Monster Hunter Rise Screenshot

How to Get Lightcrystal

Flooded Forest

Best places to farm Lightcrystal.

Lightcrystals can be mined from white or blue minining outcrops in the Flooded Forest. There’s a higher chance of finding them from white mining outcrops, so prioritize those if you can.

1. Inside the ruins on the highlands in-between the area 8 and 9 battlegrounds.

1: Inside the ruins on the highlands in-between the area 8 and 9 battlegrounds. There are stairs leading up to the entrance from the north-east.

(1 of 2) 2a. Climb to the top of the highlands between areas 6 and 7. Then drop down from these stones.

2a. Climb to the top of the highlands between areas 6 and 7. Then drop down from these stones. (left), 2b. Press the A button to hang in mid-air and reach the cave on the cliff face. (right)

2: Inside a small cave up a cliff near the north face of the highlands in-between areas 6 and 7. North from the Sub-Camp. You can use your wirebugs to climb up from Area 7.

Or you can drop down from the top of the highlands. Look for a pile of three stones pointing to where you should go.

(1 of 2) 3. A short distance north of the big hole near the Area 10 battleground.

3. A short distance north of the big hole near the Area 10 battleground. (left), 4. The far south-east corner of the map, next to the great pyramid. (right)

3: North-east from the Area 10 battleground, there’s a big hole in the ground, sandwiched between highlands. This mining outcrop is a short distance north of the big hole.

4: The far south-east corner of the map, next to the great pyramid.

(1 of 2) 5a. In a room accessibla via the south-facing slope of the great pyramid.

5a. In a room accessibla via the south-facing slope of the great pyramid. (left), 5b. You can reach it by dropping down from the top of the pyramid or climbing up. (right)

5: In a room inside the great pyramid, accessible from the south. Use the great wirebug in Area 2 to reach the halfway point of the pyramid. From there, use your own wirebugs to climb up to the top. Next, go around to the south and drop down to the entrance that’s halfway up the slope. Don’t hesitate to press Monster Hunter Rise Screenshot to stop yourself. When you reach the room, be wary of a gap in the middle of the floor.

(1 of 2) 6a. In a room accessibla via the east-facing slope of the great pyramid.

6a. In a room accessibla via the east-facing slope of the great pyramid. (left), 6b. Likewise, you can drop down from a higher level or climb up. (right)

6: In another room inside the great pyramid, accessible from the east. From the previous node, go back outside and then carefully drop down below, back to the halfway point. Make your way around to the east side of the pyramid. Look down and you should see another entrance you can drop down to.

Quest Rewards

There’s a small chance of receiving Lightcrystal from certain Village 3-star and Hub 2-star quests.

Quest Reward Rate
Village 3-star: Obnoxious Lord, Noxious Monster Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1 5%
Village 3-star: Breath of the Past Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1 5%
Village 3-star: Ladies of the Lake Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1 5%
Hub 2-star: Hide, Hide, Hide! Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1 5%

What Equipment Can You Make With Lightcrystal?

Lightcrystals are needed to forge/upgrade a lot of weapons and armor.

Forge Weapons

The Altair I Dual Blades.

Upgrade Weapons

Weapon Type Material Required
Axeblade I Great Sword Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x3
Eager Cleaver I Long Sword Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Keen Edge I Long Sword Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Ivory Rabbit II Long Sword Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x2
Fighter Sword Sword and Shield Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Carapace Mace I Sword and Shield Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Secta Unu Sword and Shield Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Gelid Mind I Dual Blades Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Heat Lance II Lance Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x2
Fiore Nulo White I Gunlance Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Frozen Core II Hammer Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
War Hammer I Hammer Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Vicello Nulo Green I Hunting Horn Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Khezu Axe Switch Axe Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Regas Hyper Charge Blade Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Rielle Nulo Green I Insect Glaive Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Rielle Nulo I Insect Glaive Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Cross Blitz Light Bowgun Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Jaeger I Light Bowgun Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1

Forge Armor

Utsushi (visible) armor for males.

Armor Type Material Required
Almudron Helm Head Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x2
Barioth Mail Torso Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x2
Basarios Vambraces Arm Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Ingot Greaves Leg Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Jelly Hat Head Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Khezu Mail Torso Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Kulu-Ya-Ku Helm Head Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Pukei-Pukei Helm Head Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x2
Rathian Helm Head Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x2
Utsushi Braces (H) Arm Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Utsushi Greaves (H) Leg Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Utsushi Braces (V) Arm Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Utsushi Greaves (V) Leg Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Channeler Hope Arm Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Channeler Hakama Leg Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Medium’s Prayer Arm Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Medium’s Hakama Leg Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1
Wroggi Mail Torso Monster Hunter Rise ScreenshotLightcrystal x1

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Capcom
  • Platforms
    Switch
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    29 March 2021
  • Last Updated
    12 May 2021
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  • A detailed How to play Section
  • Complete Companion coverage - everything you need to know about Palicos and Palamutes.
  • Full coverage on Kamura Village, Requests, Village, Rampage and Hub Quests.
  • In depth info on every Monster.
  • A detailed Weapons and Armor section.
  • Information on every Armor Skill.
  • Full breakdown on every location.
  • A detailed Items Database (Coming Soon)

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