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

This is a guide to the best builds and equipment for Switch Axes in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) for the Nintendo Switch. Learn about the best Switch Axes for Update 3.0, and the best Skills and Armor pieces to use with the Switch Axes for Low Rank, High Rank, and endgame.

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Latest Endgame Build

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3.0 Morphing Rampager

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Rampage Slicer SRampage Slicer S
Rampage Slicer S Switch Axe Sharpness
ーーー 210 -
Affinity Element/Status
0%
-
Phial Type Power
Recommended Rampage Skills for Agitato S
Sharpness Type IV Non-Elemental Boost Phial: Exhaust III
Armor Slots Skills
Almudron Helm SAlmudron Helm S ②②ー
Rapid Morph Lv. 2
Vaik Mail SVaik Mail S ③②①
Valstrax BracesValstrax Braces ②ーー
Anjanath Coil S Anjanath Coil S ②①①
Attack Boost Lv. 2
HunterHunter's Greaves S ②ーー
Talisman Skill Evade Extender Lv. 2
with one additional ② slot
Decorations
Skills
Attack Boost Lv. 7 | Weakness Exploit Lv. 3
Razor Sharp Lv. 3 | Stamina Thief Lv. 3
Rapid Morph Lv. 3 | Evade Extender Lv. 2
Stun Resistance Lv. 1 | Dragonheart Lv. 1
Build Merits This is a straightforward 3.0 build that maximizes our modded Rampage Slicer S. Damage is improved through Attack Boost, Weakness Exploit, and Stamina Thief while Evade Extender offers increased mobility in both Sword and Axe forms. Rapid Morph eases the transition between the Switch Axes two forms and increases the damage of transitional attacks as well.

High Rank Build

MH Rise - High Rank Switch Axe 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 Switch Axe builds to spice up your hunts.

►High Rank Switch Axe Builds

Latest Builds Rank
3.0 Morphing Rampager Build HR 100+
Wyvern Bane Build HR 100+

Low Rank Build

MH Rise - Low Rank Switch Axe Builds

Village Quests - Low Rank Hub

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

►Low Rank Switch Axe Builds

Latest Builds Rank
Razor Sharp Build Village Quest ★4 to ★6

Best Switch Axe Skills

Best Skills for Switch Axe
Rapid Morph
★★★
Speeds up morph speed and damage.
Weakness Exploit
★★★
up to 50% bonus affinity when striking enemy weakspots.
Critical Eye
★★★
Higher affinity means more damage. Try to aim for at least 80-100% affinity for final builds.
Evade Extender
★★★
More distance covered per dodge means you can easily get out of harms way or move to a better position faster to hit enemy weakspots.
Attack Boost
★★★
More damage. Try to aim for level 4 for extra stat bonus.
Razor Sharp
★★★
Switch Axes are known for their rapid sharpness loss. Razor Sharp allows you to efficiently maintain your sharpness during hunts.
Evade Window
★★
Longer invincibility frames greatly improves the Switch Axe's survivability since the Switch Axe can't guard and must only rely on evasion.
Power Prolonger
Extends buffed up state.
Focus
Faster Switch Axe charging.
Flinch Free
A must have skill for multiplayer.

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Ranged Weapons
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    • Give us the ability to change our layered armor display. What I mean is, ya know how armor looks different on the male and female models? well, I wish there was the ability to change the appearance from the male models of armor, to the female models, and the reverse without changing the gender of your character itself. This would be really nice, as imo some armor pieces look better as the male model version.

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