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

Effects at Each Level

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 (sharpness has a damage multiplier) so by using 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


Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Head Image Alloy Helm S 32
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Water Attack Lv. 1
Waist Image D. Stench Bowels S 52
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Head Image Death Stench Brain S 52
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Legs Image Death Stench Heel S 52
Protective Polish Lv. 1
Rapid Morph Lv. 1


Sharp Jewel 2

Builds with Protective Polish

High Rank Builds

Available Builds
Dual Blades Image Raw Damage Build
Hub 7★
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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    • 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.

    • >>[10]
      Orange version
      Head : default
      Chest : 15,100,45
      Arm : 11,80,40
      Leg : 11,70,70

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