Protective Polish Skill Effects | Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise)

This is a guide to the Protective Polish Skill in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise). Learn what the Protective Polish Skill does at each level, which Armor and Decoration have this skill, and our builds that use Protective Polish.

Protective Polish Effects

Skill Effect
Weapon sharpness does not decrease for a set time after sharpening.
Level Effect by Level
1 Effect lasts 30 seconds.
2 Effect lasts 60 seconds.
3 Effect lasts 90 seconds.

Synergizes with high sharpness builds

Protective Polish grants your weapons protection from dulling. This combos well with high sharpness as higher sharpness means more damage. So by sharpening your weapon before a fight, you'll be able to retain your weapon's max sharpness value for a long while before your damage starts getting lower.

Equipment with the Protective Polish Skill

Decorations

Sharp Jewel 2 Sharp Jewel+ 4

Armor

Armor Base Defense Skills
Head IconAlloy Helm S 32
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Water Attack Lv. 1
Head IconAlloy Helm X 82
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Water Attack Lv. 1
Torso IconAlloy Mail X 82
Protective Polish Lv. 2
Waist IconD. Stench Bowels S 52
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Waist IconDeath Stench Bowels X 110
Attack Boost Lv. 1
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Head IconDeath Stench Brain S 52
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Head IconDeath Stench Brain X 110
Attack Boost Lv. 1
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Legs IconDeath Stench Heel S 52
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Rapid Morph Lv. 1
Legs IconDeath Stench Heel X 110
Attack Boost Lv. 1
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Rapid Morph Lv. 1
Waist IconEspinas Bowels 116
Agitator Lv. 2
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Arms IconEspinas Vambraces 116
Protective Polish Lv. 2
Foray Lv. 1
Legs IconOrangaten Greaves 96
Protective Polish Lv. 2
Spread Up Lv. 1
Waist IconSailor Skirt 114
Protective Polish Lv. 3
Ballistics Lv. 3

Builds with Protective Polish

Master Rank Builds

Available Builds
Long Sword Image Lucent Raw Monster
MR6+
Long Sword Image Archfiend All-Rounder
MR6+
Sword and Shield Image Nightbloom+ All-Rounder
MR3 - MR6
Sword and Shield Image Nightbloom Critical Climber
MR3 - MR6
Sword and Shield Image Datura Splitter+ Raw Climber
MR6+
Hunting Horn Image Teostra Agitator Raw
MR3 - MR6
Hunting Horn Image Rooksearer Dereliction Raw
MR6+
Lance Image Great Tigrex Lance Raw
MR3 - MR6
Gunlance Image Ortlinde+ Normal Shelling Build
MR1 - MR2
Gunlance Image Mid Game Normal Sheller
MR3 - MR6
Gunlance Image Mid Game Wide Sheller
MR3 - MR6
Switch Axe Image Mid Game Rex Thrasher Exhaust Build
MR3 - MR6
Switch Axe Image Mid Game Nargacuga Critical Climber
MR3 - MR6
Switch Axe Image Lucent Power Phial
MR6+
Switch Axe Image Abyssal Torrent Dragon Climber
MR6+
Charge Blade Image Mid Game Ultra Element Discharger
MR3 - MR6
Charge Blade Image Mid Game Savage Axe Mode
MR3 - MR6
Charge Blade Image Lucent Raw Balanced Blader
MR6+
Charge Blade Image Kamura Chain Crit Savage Axe Climber
MR6+
Insect Glaive Image Leumundslist+ Raw All-Rounder
MR3 - MR6
Insect Glaive Image Twilight Repose Critical Climber
MR3 - MR6
Insect Glaive Image Asterism Bloodlust Raw
MR6+
Insect Glaive Image Leumundsbruch Dereliction Raw
MR6+
Insect Glaive Image Fine Kamura Glaive Raw Climber
MR6+

High Rank Builds

Available Builds
Dual Blades Image Raw Damage Build
Hub 7★
Sword and Shield Image Critical Slugger Hi Ninja Build
HR 40+
Charge Blade Image Raw Damage Charge Blade
HR 40+

Low Rank Builds

Not used for any builds.

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Recovery Speed Recovery Up Redirection
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