Defense Boost Skill Effects | Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise)

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This is a guide to the Defense Boost Skill in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise). Learn what the Defense Boost Skill does at each level, and which Armor and Decorations have this Skill.

Defense Boost Effects

Effects at Each Level

Skill Effect
Increases defense. Resistances will also improve as the level increases.
Level Effect by Level
1 Defense +5
2 Defense +10
3 Defense +5%
Bonus: +10
4 Defense +5%
Bonus: +20
All Elemental Resistances +3
5 Defense +8%
Bonus: +20
All Elemental Resistances +3
6 Defense +8%
Bonus: +35
All Elemental Resistances +5
7 Defense +10%
Bonus: +35
All Elemental Resistances +5

Equipment with the Defense Boost Skill

Armor

Piece Armor Base Defense Skills
Waist Arzuros Coil 10
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Waist Arzuros Coil S 36
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Head Arzuros Helm S 36
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Fortify
Lv. 1
Arms Arzuros Vambraces 10
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Arms Arzuros Vambraces S 36
Defense Boost
Lv. 2
Waist Barroth Coil S 50
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Guard
Lv. 2
Legs Barroth Greaves S 50
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Guard
Lv. 1
Head Barroth Helm S 50
Attack Boost
Lv. 1
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Torso Barroth Mail 18
Attack Boost
Lv. 1
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Torso Barroth Mail S 50
Attack Boost
Lv. 1
Defense Boost
Lv. 2
Waist Basarios Coil 22
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Waist Basarios Coil S 52
Defense Boost
Lv. 2
Legs Basarios Greaves 22
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Load Shells
Lv. 1
Legs Basarios Greaves S 52
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Load Shells
Lv. 1
Head Basarios Helm 22
Defense Boost
Lv. 2
Head Basarios Helm S 52
Defense Boost
Lv. 2
Load Shells
Lv. 1
Arms Chainmail Gloves S 32
Botanist
Lv. 1
Defense Boost
Lv. 2
Head Chainmail Headgear 4
Botanist
Lv. 1
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Head Chainmail Headgear S 32
Botanist
Lv. 1
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Torso Chainmail Vest 4
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Torso Chainmail Vest S 32
Defense Boost
Lv. 1
Flinch Free
Lv. 2

Decorations

Defense Jewel 1

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List of Skills

All Skills and Effects

Affinity Sliding Agitator Aim Booster
Ammo Up Artillery Attack Boost
Blast Attack Blast Resistance Blight Resistance
Bludgeoner Bombardier Botanist
Bow Charge Plus Bubbly Dance Capture Master
Carving Pro Constitution Counterstrike
Critical Boost Critical Draw Critical Element
Critical Eye Defense Boost Diversion
Divine Blessing Dragon Attack Dragon Resistance
Earplugs Evade Extender Evade Window
Fire Attack Fire Resistance Flinch Free
Focus Fortify Free Meal
Geologist Good Luck Guard
Guard Up Handicraft Hellfire Cloak
Heroics Horn Maestro Hunger Resistance
Ice Attack Ice Resistance Item Prolonger
Jump Master Latent Power Leap of Faith
Load Shells Marathon Runner Master Mounter
Maximum Might Mind's Eye Muck Resistance
Mushroomancer Normal/Rapid Up Offensive Guard
Paralysis Attack Paralysis Resistance Partbreaker
Peak Performance Pierce Up Poison Attack
Poison Resistance Power Prolonger Protective Polish
Punishing Draw Quick Sheath Rapid Fire Up
Rapid Morph Razor Sharp Recoil Down
Recovery Speed Recovery Up Reload Speed
Resentment Resuscitate Sleep Attack
Sleep Resistance Slugger Spare Shot
Special Ammo Boost Speed Eating Speed Sharpening
Spread Up Stamina Surge Stamina Thief
Steadiness Stun Resistance Thunder Alignment
Thunder Attack Thunder Resistance Tremor Resistance
Wall Runner Water Attack Water Resistance
Weakness Exploit Wide-Range Wind Alignment
Windproof Wirebug Whisperer

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    • >>[11]
      I guess it really depends on your love for MH.
      Should you get a switch solely for MH Rise? That's 200-300 dollars for a single 60 game experience.
      BUT, if you like a lot of the other switch titles out now (BotW, Sword and Shield, or any of the awesome ports) a switch is a solid investment and with the trend of current releases, is gonna be on a roll with some momentum.

    • >>[2]
      Player list provides all of their equipment information. But honestly that doesn't really matter mid hunt. Don't add DPS trackers. It gets really annoying hunting with someone thats just shouting out the damage numbers all hunt

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