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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 Hammer in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise). Learn about the best Hammers for update 3.0, and the best Skills and Armor pieces to use with the Hammer for Low Rank, High Rank, and endgame.

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Hammer 1.pngTrees & Full List Hammer 2.pngHow to Use Hammer 3.pngBest Builds

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Latest Endgame Build

MH Rise - Tigrex Raw Build Banner

Tigrex Raw

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Tigrex HammerTigrex Hammer
Tigrex Hammer Hammer Sharpness
ーーー 220 -
Affinity Element/Status
Armor Slots Skills
Kaiser CrownKaiser Crown ①ーー
Vaik Mail SVaik Mail S ③②①
Valstrax BracesValstrax Braces ②ーー
Anjanath Coil S Anjanath Coil S ②①①
Attack Boost Lv. 2
Ingot Greaves SIngot Greaves S ①ーー
Talisman Skill Weakness Exploit Lv. 1
with ②①① slot
Critical Eye Lv. 7 | Attack Boost Lv. 5
Weakness Exploit Lv. 3 | Critical Boost Lv. 3
Stamina Thief Lv. 3 | Speed Sharpening Lv. 3
Dragonheart Lv. 1
Build Merits This build focuses on mitigating the -20% Affiinity on the Tigrex Hammer and taking full advantage of its massive 220 base damage. On weakpoints the Tigrex Hammer will hit with 70% Affinity thanks to Weakness Exploit Lv.3 and Critical Eye Lv.7. This is enough to consistantly deal massive damage to monster heads using Impact Crater.

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.
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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