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

Earth Crystal - Basic Information

Name Earth Crystal ImageEarth Crystal
Name (JP) 大地の結晶
Description Crystallized microbes which are prized as an abrasive when forging weapons.
Rarity 4 Type Ore
Sell Price 80 Hold Limit 99

Earth Crystal - Mining Locations

Location Summary
Gathered from mining nodes in the map.

Gathering Spots: Low Rank

Map Gathering Spot
Shrine Ruins Mining Outcrop (White, Blue)
Flooded Forest Mining Outcrop (Blue)
Frost Islands Mining Outcrop (White, Blue)
Sandy Plains Mining Outcrop (White, Blue)
Lava Caverns Mining Outcrop (Blue)

As a Quest Reward

Type HR Quest Name Drop Rate (#)
Village Quest ★2 Hmm, Not So Tasty... ★½
Village Quest ★2 Out Cold ★½
Village Quest ★2 A Frosty Paradise ★½
Village Quest ★2 Plump and Juicy ★½
Urgent Village Quest ★3 Feathered Frenzy
Village Quest ★3 The Cactus Diet
Village Quest ★3 Faceless Foe
Village Quest ★3 Spongy Oasis
Village Quest ★3 Fightin' Dirty
Hub Quest ★1 Hot Topic Hooligans ★½
Hub Quest ★1 No Cure for the Common Baggi ★½
Hub Quest ★1 Jumped in the Frost Islands ★½
Hub Quest ★1 Shady Monster
Hub Quest ★2 A Pale Shadow
Hub Quest ★2 So Muddy Hardheaded!
Hub Quest ★2 The Flooding Flooded Forest
Hub Quest ★4 The Swirling Gale -
Hub Quest ★4 Lost and Found -

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 So Hot, It Melts Iron ★ (x2)

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

▼ Shrine Ruins ▼ Frost Islands ▼ Sandy Plains
▼ Flooded Forest ▼ Lava Caverns

Mining Outcrops in the Shrine Ruins

Shrine Ruins
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Mining Outcrops in the Frost Islands

Frost Islands
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Mining Outcrops in the Sandy Plains

Sandy Plains
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Mining Outcrops in the Flooded Forest

Flooded Forest
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Mining Outcrops in the Lava Caverns

Lava Caverns
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Earth Crystal - Crafting Uses

Effect Summary
Used as forging material.

Used to Craft Weapons

Arko Nulo I (×2) Wind Thief Horn I (×2)
Wind Thief Sickle I (×2) Arzuros Axe I (×3)
Sleepy Shellblade I (×3) Vicello Nulo I (×2)

Used to Upgrade Weapons

Guardian Sword I (×5) Wind Thief Lance I (×2)
Cyclone (×15) Dual Hatchets II (×4)
Eager Cleaver I (×5) Fiore Nulo Green I (×1)
Frost Edge I (×2) Frozen Core I (×2)
Grenade Launcher I (×5) Hunter's Rifle II (×2)
Hurricane I (×5) Hurricane II (×10)
Hyperguard II (×3) Iron Assault II (×1)
Iron Blade II (×2) Iron Bow II (×2)
Khezu Syringe I (×2) Lagombaglaive I (×2)
Proto Iron Axe II (×1) Sleepy Bear (×10)
Steel Sword (×2) Wind Horn (×2)

Used to Craft Armor and Buddy Equipment

Basarios Coil S (×3) Leather Vest S (×2)
Tetranadon Coil S (×4) Alloy Coil S (×3)
Bnahabra Gloves S (×3) Izuchi Greaves S (×3)
Chainmail Vest S (×2) Kamura Leggings S (×2)
Leather Belt S (×3) Alloy Coil (×2)
Alloy Mail (×1) Alloy Vambraces (×1)
Arzuros Greaves (×2) Basarios Coil (×2)
Basarios Greaves (×3) Bnahabra Coil (×3)
Chainmail Belt (×2) Chainmail Vest (×2)
Ingot Coil (×4) Ingot Helm (×2)
Wroggi Greaves (×2)

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