Join Requests Guide | How to Join and Send out SOS | Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise)

Join Requests Guide | How to Join and Send out SOS

This is an article about Join Request in Monster Hunter Rise (MHRise). If you want to know about how to call for a Join Request as well as how to join one, read on!

What is a Join Request?

Let Random Hunters Join

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Hunters can send out Cohoots that bring Join Requests to Gathering Hubs in which random hunters jump in your ongoing quest. These random hunters can only jump in your quest if they are looking for the same quest. If your friends are unavailable and a monster is giving you a hard time, maybe try sending out a Join Request and ask for help!

Monster Difficulty Scales Up

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With more players accepting your join request, the stronger the monster becomes. To learn more about the Difficulty scaling in Monster Hunter Rise, read the article linked below!

Difficulty Scaling: How Does Monster Difficulty Work?

Only Available Online

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Sending out a Join Request can only be done when you are online and have a Nintendo Online Membership since Join Requests are only available while participating in Online Multiplayer. To learn how to access multiplayer and learn more about it, click our button link below!

Multiplayer and Co-op Guide: How to Play Online

Similar to MHW SOS

The Join Request is a way for your existing quest to be joinable by other players. Think of it like the SOS Flare in Monster Hunter World (MHW).

How to Send out a Join Request

Just Access the Start Menu

You must be in an Online Lobby or create an Online Lobby to send a Join Request.
1 Go the Start Menu.
2 Go to Quests.
3 Choose Join Request.
4 Confirm the Join Request.

To send out a join request, you have to be in an ongoing quest.

Access the Start Menu, go to the Quests tab, then choose Join Request. Your Cohoot will fly away and send out the request to Gathering Hubs!


A prompt message will then appear on the right side of your screen, signifying that your Join Request is now available to be accepted by anyone.

If you are not in an Online Lobby, you cannot send out a Join Request!

Send by the Hub Quest Counter

1 Go the Hub Quest Counter.
2 Pick a Quest.
3 Accep the quest with the Yes (Send Join Request) option.
4 Depart and wait for the hunters to come in.

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You can also choose to start the quest with a Join Request by choosing the option to do so at the Hub Quest Counter. Doing this allows random hunters looking to join a similar quest to find your posted Join Request.

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You'll know this has worked when you check the player's list and see random hunters joining in.

Only Available for Hub Quests

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Sending Join Requests cannot be done when attempting to complete a Village Quest. Join Requests can only be done when attempting to complete Hub Quests. To know more about Hub Quests, read our linked article below!

Hub Quest Guide and List of Hub Quests

How to Join an Existing Join Request

1 Go to a Quest Board in the Gathering Hub.
2 Choose Respond to Join Request.
3 Choose the Type of Quest
4 Pick a Quest Level
5 Choose from a List of Active Quests!

Go to a Quest Board and Respond to a Join Request

To respond to any Join Request, go to the quest board in the Gathering Hub. There you will be prompted to choose between doing Hub Quests and Responding to Join Requests!

Choose the Type of Quest

Next, choose the type of quest you want to join. You can choose between Low and High Rank Hub Quests!

Rampage Quest is an Option Too!

You may also opt to join a Rampage Quest! This type of quest looks special because it is separated from the Low and High Rank quests! Maybe this will replace the Sieges in Monster Hunter World (MHW)?

What is the Rampage?

Pick a Quest Level

Then you will be prompted to choose a quest level, denoted by stars. Take note: the greater the stars, the harder the quest is rated.

Also, you may choose to go on an Expedition or let the game choose a Random quest level.

Choose from a List of Active Quests

Lastly, you will be asked to choose from a list of active quests. Choose the quest that suits your wants and join in! The details of the quest are shown at the right portion of the screen.

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