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Monster Size MH Rise
This is a guide to Monster Sizes in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn about Monster Sizes, how to get crowns, and other countermeasures against enemy sizes.

What is Monster Size?

Determines the Size of the Large Monster

Large Monster

Large Monsters have a size stat that affects their model size during battles. This is often unnoticable but there are some special quests (mostly events) that will show an obvious difference in size among monsters.

Effects of Monster Sizes

Increased / Decreased Range

The larger the monster, the more range its attacks occupy. The opposite is true so when fighting monsters that have special sizes like the monster being extremely small or large, adjust your playstyle and positioning accordingly.

Gives a crown at the end of a mission

When fighting Large Monsters that are way larger or smaller than their counterparts, you'll get a size crown reward for besting the monster. You'll be able to see this achievement on the Hunter Notes to mark your trophy.

Countermeasures Against Large Opponents

Aim for Weakpoints

Arzuros Weak Point.jpg

Make sure to check the Hunter Notes when fighting enemies to learn their weakpoints. Larger enemies will be more susceptible to targeted attacks so knowing enemy weakpoints is a crucial skill when fighting larger monsters.

Sever their tail

Rathian Tail Cut Reduced Range

Some monsters' tails can be severed. This is more important against exceptionally large monsters since they get more benefit from the extra range they get on their tail.

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    • >>[12]
      Lmao, is this your first time playing MH? The monsters in this game, especially in HR are known to have a huge hit box....
      Everyone gets one shotted several times in the games, even a longterm player like me. The whole point of MH is like dark souls, you're meant to die to learn from your mistakes.

    • >>[2]
      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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