Lightcrystal Mining Location: How to Get and Uses | Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise)

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This is a farming guide for Lightcrystal, an item in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise). Learn how to get Lightcrystal, all mining locations, drop rates from monsters and quests, also Lightcrystal uses in equipment and decoration crafting.

Lightcrystal - Basic Information

Name Lightcrystal ImageLightcrystal
Description Many scour the Flooded Forest for this faintly-glowing, adamantine substance.
Rarity 4 Type Ore
Sell Price 1150 Hold Limit 99

Best Farming Route for Lightcrystal

Farm Lightcrystal in the Flooded Forest

All Lightcrystal (Mining Outcrop) Locations

Flooded Forest

Lightcrystals can be mined from the blue and white mining outcrops in the Flooded Forest, regardless of rank. You can also get a ton of Machalite Ore here.

It's recommended to farm Lightcrystals when there's a Mining Outcrop Upsurge ongoing for Flooded Forest expeditions.

Lightcrystal Farming Route

Lightcrystal Farming Route in the Flooded Forest
This Mining Outcrop's inside the pyramid-like structure.
This one's right outside Sub-camp 1.
This one's in a literal hole in the wall! See below for a more detailed guide.
This Mining Outcrop is near the hole that drops you down underground (Area 14). Be careful not to fall in!

Mining Outcrop #5 is Inside a Small Cave on the Rock Wall

One of the mining outcrops in area no. 5 in the farming route is quite tricky to spot, since it's high up. But you just have to use Wirebugs and wallrun up there. There's also a Relic Record in this hole!

Mining Outcrops at the Southeast Pyramid

There's also a couple of mining outcrops in the southeast (at the pyramid), but it's not so good in terms of efficiency and can be ignored.

However, if you don't mind taking the extra effort of going there, why not?

Lightcrystal - Mining Locations

Location Summary
Obtained by mining in the Flooded Forest and sending Meowcenaries to mine ore nodes in the Flooded Forest.

Gathering Spots: Low Rank

Map Gathering Spot
Flooded Forest Mining Outcrop (White, Blue)

Gathering Spots: High Rank

Map Gathering Spot
Flooded Forest Mining Outpost (White, Blue)

Meowcenaries: Low Rank

Map Node Type
Flooded Forest Ore Node

Meowcenaries: High Rank

Map Node Type
Flooded Forest Ore Node (Normal/Sparkling)

As a Quest Reward

Type HR Quest Name Drop Rate (#)
Hub Quest ★2 Hide, Hide, Hide! ½
Village Quest ★3 Ladies of the Lake ½
Village Quest ★3 Breath of the Past ½
Village Quest ★3 Obnoxious Lord, Noxious Monster ½

Item drop rate is ranked from 1 to 5 ★, with five stars being the most common. A half star is indicated with ½.

As a Delivery Quest Target Reward

HR Quest Name Drop Rate (#)
★3 Breath of the Past
★3 The Cactus Diet
★4 Getting Back the Groceries ½

Delivery Quests each have a special set of Target Rewards to replace those earned by hunting Monsters.

Lightcrystal - Crafting Uses

Effect Summary
Used as forging material.

Used to Craft Weapons

Dual Blades Image Altair I (×2) Lance Image Drill Lance I (×2)
Lance Image Babel Spear I (×3) Long Sword Image Kamura Blade V (×2)
Charge Blade Image Kamura C. Blade V (×2) Hunting Horn Image Kamura Chorus V (×2)
Great Sword Image Kamura Cleaver V (×2) Insect Glaive Image Kamura Glaive V (×)
Dual Blades Image Kamura Glintblades V (×2) Gunlance Image Kamura Gunlance V (×2)
Heavy Bowgun Image Kamura H. Bowgun V (×2) Hammer Image Kamura Hammer V (×2)
Switch Axe Image Kamura Iron Axe V (×2) Bow Image Kamura Iron Bow V (×2)
Light Bowgun Image Kamura L. Bowgun V (×2) Lance Image Kamura Spear V (×2)
Sword & Shield Image Kamura Sword V (×2) Hunting Horn Image Magia Charm I (×2)
Insect Glaive Image Magia Pitareen I (×2) Bow Image Mud Shot I (×3)
Insect Glaive Image Princess Regalia I (×2) Insect Glaive Image Rielle Nulo I (×2)
Bow Image Felyne Bow I (×2)

Used to Upgrade Weapons

Great Sword Image Axeblade I (×3) Light Bowgun Image Cross Blitz (×1)
Long Sword Image Eager Cleaver I (×2) Sword & Shield Image Fighter Sword (×1)
Gunlance Image Fiore Nulo White I (×1) Hammer Image Frozen Core II (×1)
Dual Blades Image Gelid Mind I (×2) Light Bowgun Image Jaeger I (×1)
Long Sword Image Keen Edge I (×2) Switch Axe Image Khezu Axe I (×1)
Charge Blade Image Regas Hyper (×1) Insect Glaive Image Rielle Nulo Green I (×1)
Insect Glaive Image Rielle Nulo I (×1) Sword & Shield Image Secta Unu (×1)
Hunting Horn Image Vicello Nulo Green I (×1) Hammer Image War Hammer I (×1)
Sword & Shield Image Carapace Mace I (×1) Lance Image Heat Lance II (×2)
Long Sword Image Ivory Rabbit II (×2)

Used to Craft Armor and Buddy Equipment

Head Image Almudron Helm (×2) Torso Image Barioth Mail (×2)
Arms Image Basarios Vambraces (×1) Legs Image Ingot Greaves (×1)
Head Image Jelly Hat (×1) Torso Image Khezu Mail (×1)
Head Image Kulu-Ya-Ku Helm (×1) Head Image Pukei-Pukei Helm (×2)
Head Image Rathian Helm (×2) Arms Image Utsushi Braces (H) / Channeler Hope (×1)
Arms Image Utsushi Braces (V) / Medium’s Prayer (×1) Legs Image Utsushi Greaves (H) / Channeler Hakama (×1)
Legs Image Utsushi Greaves (V) / Medium’s Hakama (×1) Torso Image Wroggi Mail (×1)

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