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What are Apex Monsters?

This is an article about all Apex Monsters in Monster Hunter Rise (MHRise). If you want to know about what Apex Monsters are as well as the special mechanic that surrounds them, read on!


*The information here is based on past games, the demo, and the official Monster Hunter social media accounts. We will update this article as soon as new information comes to light!

What are Apex Monsters?

Stronger, More Powerful Versions of Monsters

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Apex monsters is a special type of monster that is stronger than their normal monster counterpart. They have a predominantly darker coloration with red eyes and streaks all over their bodies. This reminds us of the Apex monsters in MH4U that served as the end game monsters!

Appears in The Rampage

Apex Arzuros in Rampage

In the Monster Hunter Rampage Trailer, an Apex Arzuros appears after you have defeated all the monsters joining the Rampage. There is no information yet on if Apex monsters are the ones causing the Rampage but we will update this as soon as we get new details!

What is the Rampage?

Could Be Caused By Magnamalo

Magnamalo Causes Apex

In the second trailer, Magnamalo is seen carrying an Arzuros on its mouth so it is possible that Magnamalo strengthened Arzuros to become Apex. The Rampage and Magnamalo is the core of the story in Monster Hunter Rise so when the full game drops and we know more, we will update this article!

Magnamalo - Basic Information and Armor Sets

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