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

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

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Latest Endgame Build

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Critical Spread Build

Weapon Slots ATK DEF
Sinister Dreadvolley Sinister Dreadvolley
②①ー 220 155
Affinity Element
Special Ammo Wyvernsnipe
Armor Slots Skills
Rakna HelmRakna Helm ①①ー
Reload Speed Lv. 1
Spread Up Lv. 1
Rakna MailRakna Mail ②①ー
Reload Speed Lv. 1
Spread Up Lv. 1
Valstrax BracesValstrax Braces ②ーー
Rakna Coil Rakna Coil ②②ー
Spread Up Lv. 1
Golden HakamaGolden Hakama ①①ー
Talisman Skill Weakness Exploit Lv. 1 and at least one ② slot.
Weakness Exploit Lv. 3 | Recoil Down Lv. 3
Maximum Might Lv. 3 | Spread Up Lv. 3
Reload Speed Lv. 3 | Critical Boost Lv. 3
Dragonheart Lv. 1 | Flinch Free Lv. 1
Latent Power Lv. 1 | Ballistics Lv. 1
Build Merits The Spread and Slashing Build we've recommended at the start of the HR 8 to 40 climb maintains its place at the current endgame of Monster Hunter Rise. This build revolves around Spread Ammo 3 but improves crit damage from hitting weakpoints as well via Weakness Exploit and Critical Boost.

High Rank Builds

MH Rise - High Rank Heavy Bowgun 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 Heavy Bowgun builds to spice up your hunts.

►High Rank Heavy Bowgun Builds

Latest Builds Rank
Critical Spread Build HR 100+
Critical Piercer Build HR 100+
Heavy Artillery Build HR 100+

Low Rank Builds

MH Rise - Low Rank Heavy Bowgun Builds

Village Quests - Low Rank Hub

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

►Low Rank Heavy Bowgun Builds

Latest Builds Rank
Evasive Heavy Gunner Build Village Quest ★4 to ★6

Best Heavy Bowgun Skills

Best Skills
Pierce Up
Get one of the three ammo type skills depending on the ammo type you're going to use!
Normal/Rapid Up
Get one of the three ammo type skills depending on the ammo type you're going to use!
Spread Up
Get one of the three ammo type skills depending on the ammo type you're going to use!
Wirebug Whisperer
Greatly improves Counter Shot and Silk Dash usage at level three.
Mobility and defense capabilities are improved so much that shield mods aren't mandatory anymore.
Recoil Down
Makes aiming way easier.
Reload Speed
Makes aiming way easier.
Attack Boost
Increases DPS for all ammo types.
Spare Shot
Increased DPS by giving you a chance to shoot ammo for free.
Maximum Might
Increases affinity when Stamina is at maximum. As a non-stamina heavy weapon, this is an ideal skill to have.
Partbreaker increases damage on breakable parts by as much as 30% at level three, allowing you to break monsters down easier!
Lessens the burden of guarding.
Guard Up
For those monsters that have normally unblockable moves.

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