Status Boost, Abnormal Status, and Elemental Blight Guide | Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise)

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Status Effects and Elemental Blight

This is a guide to Status Boost effects, Abnormal Status effects, and Elemental Blights in Monster Hunter Rise (MHRise). If you want to know more about the status effects and blights, new elemental statuses, and how to remove blights and negative status effects, read on!

Status Boosts

List of Status Boosts and Effects

Status Effects
MH Rise - Attack Boost Icon
Attack Boost
Buffs the Hunter's Attack for a period of time.
MH Rise - Elemental Attack Boost Icon
Elemental Boost
Increases the Hunter's Elemental Damage for a period of time.
MH Rise - Affinity Up Icon
Affinity Up
Temporarily raises the Hunter's Affinity.
MH Rise - Defense Up Icon
Defense Up
Increases the Hunter's Defense for a period of time.
MH Rise - Stamina Use Reduced Icon
Stamina Use Reduced
Reduce the stamina consumption of moves and attacks performed by Hunter.
MH Rise - Gourmet Fish Effect Icon
Gourmet Fish Effect
Regenerates a certain amount of the Hunter's Health in intervals.
MH Rise - Immunity Icon
Immunity
Cures and prevents status ailments while active.
MH Rise - Natural Healing Up Icon
Natural Healing Up
Increases the amount of health that can be recovered. This increases the amount of the red recovarable health in the Hunter's health bar.
MH Rise - Blowback Negated / Sonic Barrier Icon
Blowback Negated / Sonic Barrier
Prevents Hunter from being blown away by Monster attacks.
MH Rise - Divine Protection Icon
Divine Protection
Chance to decrease the amount of damage taken by Hunter from Monsters.
MH Rise - Self-Improvement Icon
Self-Improvement
Boosts the Hunter's movement speed and prevents attacks from being deflected.
MH Rise - Knockbacks Negated
Knockbacks Negated
Momentarily prevents Hunter from taking Knockbacks.
MH Rise - Tremor Negated Icon
Tremor Negated
Protects Hunters from Tremors made by Monters.
MH Rise - Wind Pressure Negated Icon
Wind Pressure Negated
Protects Hunters from Wind Pressure made by Monsters.
MH Rise - Stun Negated Icon
Stun Negated
Momentarily prevents the Hunter from being inflicted with Stun status effect.
MH Rise - Blight Negated Icon
Blight Negated
Prevents and nullfiies all Blight status effects from inflciting the Hunter.
MH Rise - Health Regeneration Icon
Health Regeneration
Gradually restore the health of Hunter for a period of time.
MH Rise - Stamina Recovery Up Icon
Stamina Recovery Up
Temporarily increases the recovery rate of Hunter's stamina.
MH Rise - Sharpness Loss Reduced Icon
Sharpness Loss Reduced
Temporarily reduce Hunter's loss of weapon sharpness.
MH Rise - Environment Damage Negated Icon
Environment Damage Negated
Terrain-based damage are nullfied temporarily.
MH Rise - Infernal Melody Icon
Infernal Melody
When active, this will boost Hunter's Attack considerably.
MH Rise - Earplugs S and Earplugs L Icon
Earplugs (S) / Earplugs (L)
  • Earplugs (S) - Nullfies weak Monster roars.
  • Earplug (L) - Nullifies strong Monster roars.
  • How to Activate Status Buffs

    Eating Dangos

    MH Rise - Hunter Getting a Boost from Dangos
    A variety of status boosts can easily be activated just by eating Dangos before or during hunts. Just approach any of the Canteens in Kamura Village or enter any Camps during quests.

    List of Dangos and Effects

    Interact with Endemic Life

    MH Rise - Lampsquids

    Interacting with Perma Buffers and Temp Buffers will provide status boosts for Hunters. Keep your eyes peeled for these endmemic lifeforms during your hunts.

    List of Endemic LIfe

    Use Hunting Horn

    MH Rise - Hunting Horn Self Improvement

    Hunting Horn is capable of a variety of status buffs and support skills. This weapon type is essential for tough hunts like Apex Monster hunts.

    Hunting Horn Guide and Movesets

    Palico Support

    Palico Mimi - Equipped Moves

    Some Palicoes are adept in support skills, other than the healing kind, these skills can potentially make or break a hunt.

    Best Builds and Equipment for Palicoes

    Elemental Blights on Hunters

    List of Elemental Blights

    Blight Effect and Solutions
    MH Rise - Fireblight
    Fireblight
    Damage over time

    • Use Nulberry
    • Dodge roll thrice (3x)
    • Dodge roll once (1x) when on water
    • Wait for effects to wear off
    MH Rise - Waterblight
    Waterblight
    Slow stamina recovery

    • Use Nulberry
    • Repeatedly dodge roll
    • Repeatedly Wiredash
    • Wait for effects to wear off
    MH Rise - Thunderblight
    Thunderblight
    More susceptible to stuns
    • Use Nulberry
    • Repeatedly dodge roll
    • Wait for effects to wear off
    MH Rise - Iceblight
    Iceblight
    Slow Wirebug gauge recovery

    • Use Nulberry
    • Repeatedly dodge roll
    • Wait for effects to wear off
    MH Rise - Dragonblight
    Dragonblight
    Weapon element and status effects are nullified

    • Use Nulberry
    • Repeatedly dodge roll
    • Wait for effects to wear off
    MH Rise - Blastblight
    Blastblight
    A short time or after being blown back, an explosion will trigger, causing damage

    • Use Deodorant
    • Repeatedly dodge roll
    • Wiredash
    MH Rise - Hellfireblight
    Hellfireblight
    A short time or after being blown back, an explosion will trigger, causing damage

    • Use Deodorant
    • Repeatedly dodge roll
    • Wiredash to leave behind a hellfire cloud that explodes when hit or after time.

    How to Remove Elemental Blights

    Use Nulberries

    MH Rise - Use Nulberry during Fireblights .png

    All elemental blights can be cured by using Nulberries so when fighting a monster with elements, always make sure to bring a full stack!

    Know Other Methods of Removal

    MH Rise - Nulberries

    In case you forget to bring Nulberries, know other ways to cure blights eg. rolling thrice can extinguish fireblight!

    Method Notes
    Wiredash Switch Controls: zL + X / A / zR
    PC Controls: Middle Click + Left Click / Right Click / MB4
    Evade After rolling 5 times, Hellfireblight will go away.
    Deodorant An item you can get from the Item Box or the Tent that gets rid of Hellfireblight instantly.

    Wear Armor with Effect-Resistant Armor Skills

    There are also armor skills that provide resistance against blights called Blight Resistance. Use this method when being affected by blights is unavoidable! Take note though, this does not nullify damage - only the blight.

    Elemental Blights on Monsters

    List of Elemental Blights on Monsters

    Blight Effects
    MH Rise - FireblightFireblight • Damage over time
    • Monster is more likely to flinch
    MH Rise - WaterblightWaterblight • Monster Hide becomes softer
    • Gives opportunity to damage parts where your weapon usually bounce off
    MH Rise - ThunderblightThunderblight • Monster can be stunned even when hit with non-blunt weapons
    • Stun damage will accumulate even if hit on other parts but will trigger the stun when hit on the head!
    MH Rise - IceblightIceblight • Monster will have reduced movement speed
    • No effect on exhausted monsters
    MH Rise - Hellfireblight
    Hellfireblight
    • A short time an explosion will trigger, causing damage

    How to Deal Elemental Blights Against Monsters

    Use Endemic Life

    MH Rise - Use Endemic Life

    In Monster Hunter Rise, monsters can be afflicted by elemental blights by using endemic life in the map!

    To easily induce blights to monsters, the following endemic life is scattered in the battlefield:

    Endemic Life Effect
    Induces fireblight to the monster
    Induces waterblight to the monster
    Induces thunderblight to the monster
    Induces iceblight to the monster

    List of Endemic Life

    Use Wyvern Riding Attacks

    MH Rise - Wyvern Riding Status Effects

    While riding monsters using Wyvern Riding, some moves allow you to induce elemental blights to another monster eg. Mizutsune's water breath attack (waterblight) and Rathalos' Mounted Punisher (fireblight)!

    Wyvern Riding Guide: Best Monsters to Wyvern Ride

    Abnormal Status Effects on Hunters

    List of Abnormal Status Effects

    Status Effect and Solutions
    MH Rise - PoisonPoison
    Damage over time

    • Use Antidote or Herbal Medicine
    • Wait for the effect to wear off
    • A stronger version of poison exists.
    MH Rise - StunStun
    Unable to move for a short while

    • Mash the B button and rotate the Left Analog Stick
    • Wait for the effect to wear off
    • Get knocked back by an attack
    MH Rise - ParalysisParalysis
    Unable to move for a short while

    • Mash the B button and rotate the Left Analog Stick
    • Wait for the effect to wear off
    • Get knocked back by an attack
    MH Rise - SleepSleep
    Gradually puts you to sleep; damage received is increased

    • Use Energy Drink before you fall asleep completely
    • Receive an attack while asleep
    • Wait for the effect to wear off
    MH Rise - Defense DownDefense Down
    Lowers your defense stats making you take more damage

    • Use Adamant Seed or Armorskin
    • Wait for the effect to wear off
    MH Rise - Resistance DownResistance Down
    Lowers your elemental resistance making you more susceptible to elemental blights

    • Use a Nulberry
    • Wait for the effect to wear off
    MH Rise - StenchStench
    Prevents you from using health and stamina recovery items

    • Use a Deodorant
    • Wait for the effect to wear off
    MH Rise - BubbleBubble
    Bubbles accumulate and makes movement harder

    • Use a Cleanser
    • Receive an attack
    MH Rise - WebbedWebbed
    Prevents movement, attacks and evasion while affected

    • Use a Cleanser
    • Mash buttons and rotate Left Analog Stick.
    MH Rise - LeechedLeeched
    Damage over time

    • Repeatedly dodge roll
    • Use a Kunai to remove
    • Wiredash

    How to Cure Abnormal Status Effects

    Know the Monster and Keep the Curing Items on Hand

    MH Rise - Use Items to Cure Status

    Always know which abnormal status effect a monster can give your hunter. Knowing this allows you to prepare the necessary cures before the hunt!

    Use Armor Skills that Increases Stun and Paralysis Resistance

    Since stun and paralysis inherently do not have cures, it is suggested to incorporate the resist skills like Stun Resistance and Paralysis Resistance into your armor builds! Take note however that this is only recommended for beginners because veterans can usually evade their way out of these attacks.

    Abnormal Status Effects on Monsters

    List of Abnormal Status Effects on Monsters

    Status Effect
    MH Rise - PoisonPoison • Deals damage over time
    • Increased damage when exhausted
    MH Rise - ParalysisParalysis • Unable to move for a short period
    • Increased effectiveness when exhausted
    MH Rise - SleepSleep • Puts the monster to sleep
    • First attack that wakes it up (wake-up attack) deals double damage
    MH Rise - Blastblight Blast • Builds up overtime before dealing damage.
    • Monster skin toughness is ignored
    MH Rise - StunStun • Occurs when the head is attacked by a blunt weapon
    • Could also occur when attacked while having thunderblight
    MH Rise - Exhaust Blue Icon Weak Monster.Exhaust • Naturally occurring status effect on monster
    • Usually denoted by slower movement and dripping saliva on mouth

    How to Deal Abnormal Status Effects Against Monsters

    Use Status Weapons

    Status Weapons

    If your build focuses on inflicting abnormal status effects, use a status weapon that has fast multi-hits like the Dual Blades and Sword and Shield. This allows you to accumulate status onto a monster more quickly!

    Use Wyvern Riding Attacks

    Wyvern Riding Elemental Blight

    Like elemental bights, some moves while riding a monster induces status eg. Rathian's somersault attack can inflict poison onto an opposing monster!

    Stun using Blunt Weapons

    blunt damage stunlock versus chameleos.gif

    Blunt weapons like the Hammer and Hunting Horn can inherently stun and exhaust monsters when hit on the head. Alternatively, the Bow's Exhaust Coating can also induce exhaust.

    All Weapon Type and Guides

    Use Endemic Life and Items

    Endemic Life.jpg

    There is certain endemic life like the Poisontoad and items like Tinged Meat that induces status effects!

    List of Items

    Monster Hunter Rise Related Links

    MH Rise - Game Mechanics Partial Banner
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    Sunbreak Guides
    New Silkbind Attacks and Switch Skills How to Switch Skill Swap
    Village Facility Guides
    Room Guide: Things To Do Inside Your Room Training Area Guide
    Canteen and Food Skills Gathering Hub Guide
    Getting Started
    Character Creation Guide List of Controls
    Palico Guide Palamute Guide
    Cohoot Guide List of Settings
    Can I Change My Name? Can I Change Gender?
    Hunter and Monster Stats
    Explanation of Hunter Stats Monster Stats Explained
    Attack and Elemental Attack Defense and Elemental Defense
    Affinity and Negative Affinity Monster Size and Effects
    Abnormal Status and Elemental Blight Guide Buff Duration: How Long Do Buffs Last?
    Weapon- and Armor-Related Guides
    How to Rollback Weapons How to Forge Weapons and Armor
    Damage Types: Difference Between Sever, Blunt, Projectile Damage How to Use Weapon and Armor Designs
    How to Change Armor Pigment How to Hide Armor Pieces
    How to Upgrade Kinsects How Does Sharpness Work?
    Gameplay Features
    Wirebug Moves and Controls Silkbind Attacks
    How to Lock-On and Target Settings Switch Skills Guide
    Wyvern Riding Guide Turf Wars
    What is the Rampage? Hunter Rank (HR) Guide
    Unchangeable Appearance Features How to Fast Travel
    Fishing Guide Quest Completion Rewards
    How to Carry Eggs Respawn Timers
    Melding Pot Guide Solo and Offline Play Guide
    Crafting List How to Use Photo Mode
    List of Lottery Prizes How to Save the Game
    Online Play
    Multiplayer and Co-op Guide Hunter Connect and Like Function
    How to use the Chat Feature How to Use Gestures
    Join Requests Guide How Does Difficulty Scaling Work?
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