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This is a guide to Kinsects and how to upgrade Kinsects in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to know how to upgrade Kinsects and how to unlock new Kinsects.

How to Upgrade Kinsects

Automatically Leveled Based on Equipped Insect Glaive

Insect Glaive Stat Screen

Insect Glaives have a Kinsect Level stat on their stat sections. The Kinsect Level on the Insect Glaive is the one that determines what level your equipped Kinsect level will be! Don't worry about leveling Kinsects up, just choose your favourite Insect Glaive and Kinsect then keep upgrading your weapon for stronger Kinsect stats and effects!

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Kinsects Themselves Cannot Be Upgraded

Kinsect Stat Screen

Despite having level stats on Kinsects, Kinsects themselves cannot be leveled up! Keep on upgrading your Insect Glaives to strengthen the Kinsects you equip!

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Like Weapon Trees, unlocking new Kinsects is dependent on your progress in the game. Your first two starting Kinsect choices will greatly expand after completing several quests and unlocking new star ranks so just keep on hunting to get more Kinsects!

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      Is April 20 confirmed?? Where’d u get the date

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      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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