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How to Hit Fliers How to hit flying enemies Monster Hunter Rise
This is a guide to battling flying enemies in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to know how to fight against Flying Monsters, countermeasures you can use when playing as a melee, and all the options you can choose from when facing a flying foe.

How to Hit Flying Monsters

Use ranged weapons

The Bow, Light Bowgun, and Heavy Bowgun can all deal with flying enemies easily. Just aim your cursor and fire at them to deal damage. However, ranged weapons have lower defenses than melee so opting for a full ranged party may not always be the best choice.

Wait for it to descend

When playing as a melee against flyers, waiting for them to descend is often the most practical approach to fighting them. Enemies won't fly forever and waiting for a chance to attack is a viable strategy.

Break their wings!

Broken Wings
Flyers' flight duration can be reduced by damaging their wings. Asking your ranged party members to focus the enemy's wings is also highly suggested to increase your melee fighter's DPS throughout the remainder of the fight.

Enhance with the Partbreaker skill!

The Partbreaker skill makes a return in Rise and its value in destroying wings is still valuable for a team. Ask party members to slot in some Partbreakers to weaken monsters as well as gain more loots after the fight!

Use Flash/Sonic Bombs

Flash Bomb against Aknosom

Fliers will fall to the ground when an item that counters their senses are used against them. Enemies that have strong hearing like the Diablos will come out from underground if a Sonic Bomb is used against them and fliers like Rathalos will crash down when a Flash Bomb is set off infront of them. Study the enemy monster and learn their weakness to emerge victorious from the hunt!

Ensnaring Endemic Life also works


Some Endemic Lives like the Flashfly can cause the same effects as Flash Bombs. Using Ensaring Lives against the right flying enemy can also cause them to crash down into the ground!


Use Wirebug

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While it's a dangerous option to consider since you only usually have two of them, using the Wirebug to attack a flying enemy is an option. This becomes a better option if you have a strong jump attack like the Great Sword's charge slash but we don't recommend doing this as it may leave you vulnerable to attacks while mid-air.

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      It is smart to buy a switch for several huge games, MHR being one of them.

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      Player list provides all of their equipment information. But honestly that doesn't really matter mid hunt. Don't add DPS trackers. It gets really annoying hunting with someone thats just shouting out the damage numbers all hunt

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