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Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Hammer Builds and Best Equipment Guide

This is a guide to the best builds and equipment for Hammers in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise): Sunbreak. Learn about the best Hammers for Sunbreak and the best builds and Armor pieces to use with the Hammers for Low, High, and Master Rank.

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Latest Sunbreak MR Build

TU3 Powder Mantle Blast Build

Weapon ATK DEF Affinity
DevilDevil's Die
Devil
320 0 0%
Element
/ Status
Slots Rampage Slots
Blast Image 34
③②ー
Armor Slots Skills
Risen Kaiser HornsRisen Kaiser Horns ③②ー
Risen Kaiser MailRisen Kaiser Mail ②②ー
Risen Mizuha SleevesRisen Mizuha Sleeves ④②①
Risen Kaiser Coil Risen Kaiser Coil ④③ー
Archfiend Armor ScerosArchfiend Armor Sceros ③②②
Resentment Lv. 1
Dereliction Lv. 1
Talisman Attack Boost Lv.3; one ②① slot
Rampage Decoration
Decoration
Skills
Build Merits Powder Mantle with a blast weapon is an explosive nightmare! Maxing this skill out is important to get the blast aura as quickly as possible. Just wait for it to turn blue then attack for some eruptive damage! While waiting, get those extra blast damage in with Teostra Soul equipped.
However, keep in mind that this build also runs the Dereliction skill. If you get hit while having the red blast aura from the Powder Mantle skill, it will damage you and the monster that hit you (as long as they're close-ranged). Always keep an eye on your health!
Teostra Blessing is easy to incorporate in this blast build as the Flamescale Jewel is only a level one decoration. Slotting in two will increase your blast buildup by 10%, making it easier to proc those explosive hits!
Another skill included in this build is the Buildup Boost skill. At level one, it increases your attack power by 10% while proccing blast. With the Teostra Blessing skill making it easier to build up this ailment, this will provide the much needed damage boost for your hunts.
This build assumes that no Armor Augmentations have been made.

Master Rank Hammer Builds

High Rank Builds

MH Rise - High Rank Hammer Builds

Gathering Hub HR 4 - HR 100+

Whether you're just breaking in the High Rank at HR 4 or are just looking for some new strategies at HR 100, we've got the best High Rank Hammer builds to spice up your hunts.

►High Rank Hammer Builds

Latest Builds Rank
Tigrex Raw Build HR 100+

Low Rank Builds

MH Rise - Low Rank Hammer Builds

Village Quests - Low Rank Hub

Check out the best Hammer builds for Monster Hunter beginners or for speeding through Village Quests or Low Rank Gathering hub.

►Low Rank Hammer Builds

Latest Builds Rank
Hidden Edge Build Village Quest ★4 to ★6

Best Hammer Skills

Best Hammer Skills
Weakness Exploit
★★★
Increased affinity when hitting enemy weakspots. A vital skill for hammers who needs to stay on monster heads.
Attack Boost
★★★
Higher base attack equates to higher base damage. Simple math for a simple weapon!
Critical Eye
★★★
Flat increase to affinity. Always aim for 80-100% affinity levels!
Critical Boost
★★★
More damage from critical strikes. With Critical Eye and Weakness Exploit, this skill's value rises more.
Slugger
★★
Improves stun rate. Useful for solo due to the lower enemy ailment resistance but also works well in Multiplayer.
Stamina Thief
★★
Some Hammer attacks can exhaust monsters. Increase their effectiveness by investing in Stamina Thief!
Speed Sharpening
Maintaining a Hammer's sharpness bar is a good way to optimize DPS.
Flinch Free
Prevents allies from flinching you and even interrrupting your charge attacks.

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