Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Update 3.1: Patch Notes and New Quests | Monster Hunter Rise

★Dark and Light Modes Now Usable on!★
▶︎Dark vs Light Mode / Survey About Site Layout

★ TU4, TU5, and Bonus Update Available Now for PS, XBOX, and Game Pass!
Title Update 4 | Title Update 5 | Bonus Update
┗ Check out all our Best Builds For Every Weapon!

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Update 3.1 Banner

This is a guide to Update 3.1 of Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise). Check here for the latest information on Update 3.1 including the release date, new event quest info, new DLC, and patch notes for Update 3.1!

Update 3.1 Release Date

Available on June 24th, 2021

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Update 3.1

MH Rise Title Updates & Roadmap

MH Rise Update Roadmap
Release Date Update Information
June 8
Update 16.0 Bonus Update
・Variant monster
Apr. 20
Update 15.0 Title Update 5
・Returning Elder Dragon
・Powered-up Monster
Feb. 7
Update 14.0 Title Update 4
・Returning Elder Dragon
・Powered-up monster
Nov. 24
Update 13.0 Title Update 3
・Variant monsters
・Powered-up monsters
Sept. 29
Update 12.0 Title Update 2
・Rare species monsters
・Subspecies monsters
・Powered-up monsters
Aug. 10
Update 11.0 Title Update 1
・Several new monsters
・Several new features
Jun. 30
Update 10.0 ・Access to Sunbreak content for those who purchased it
・Free Weapon balance changes for all players and other bug fixes
Feb. 24 2022 Update 3.9
(Switch & PC)
・Free New DLC
・Weekly event quests
・Content previously only on Switch made available on PC
Jan. 27 2022 Update 3.8
・Available for download
・Weekly event quests incoming
・Paid DLCs
Jan. 21 2022 USJ Collab
・MH Rise x Universal Studios Japan (USJ) Collab
Jan. 12, 2022 PC Release ・PC release on Steam
Dec. 20, 2021 Update 3.7 ・Available for download
・Weekly event quests incoming
・Special Buddies
・Paid DLCs
Nov. 25, 2021 Update 3.6 ・Weekly event quests
・Sega: Sonic 30th Anniversary Collab Event
Oct. 29, 2021 CAPCOM Collab 5 ・CAPCOM Collab 5: Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection Collab Event
Oct. 28, 2021 Update 3.5 ・Weekly Event Quests
Guild Cross Armor Set (Oct. 29)
・Legacy Talisman (Oct. 29)
Oct. 1, 2021 Update 3.4 ・Weekly Event Quests
Sept. 24, 2021 CAPCOM Collab 4
Sunbreak Announced
・CAPCOM Collab 4: Megaman 11
Aug. 26, 2021 Update 3.3 ・CAPCOM Collab 3: Street Fighter
・Weekly Event Quests
Jul. 29, 2021 Update 3.2 ・CAPCOM Collab 2: Okami
・Weekly Event Quests
Jun. 24, 2021 Update 3.1 ・CAPCOM Collab 1: MH Stories 2
・Weekly Event Quests
May 27, 2021 Update 3.0 ・Several new monsters
・New ending
Apr. 28, 2021 Update 2.0 ・Several new monsters
・HR cap updated

Monster Hunter Rise Update 3.1 now released and ready for download as announced in Capcom's E3 2021 Showcase.

June 14th E3 2021 Livestream | Monster Hunter Rise

What do you think is coming in the next update?

New monsters 69
New weapons and armor 11
Collab quests 4
Event quests 6

New Event Quests

Five New Events Quests

There are five (5) confirmed new event quests set for Update 3.1, which more often than not have unique rewards! They don't seem to arrive all at once so stay tuned for quest drop announcements!

This list sorts Event Quests from newest to oldest!

Quest Name Monster/Locale
13 - An Icy Blade so Bright.pngAn Icy Blade So Bright
Released: July 23rd

Locale: Frost Islands
Heart of a Hero.pngHeart of a Hero
Released: July 16th

Locale: Arena
Rampage Muddi Gras.pngRampage: Muddi Gras
Released: July 9th

Locale: Rampage
Fooled in the Flooded Forest.pngFooled in the Flooded Forest
Released: July 2nd

Locale: Flooded Forest
09 - Almudron Fashion Victim.pngAlmudron: Fashion Victim
Released: June 25th

Locale: Sandy Plains

List of Event Quests: Event Quest Schedule and Roadmap

Event Quest Rewards

New gestures, layered armor, and more are included as Event Quest Rewards.

New Event Quest Rewards
Black Leather Pants
Armor | Layered Armor
Shadow Shades
Armor | Layered Armor
Play Possum Gesture Festival Sticker Set
Special Guild Card Titles
Grillmeister Syndrome
Negative Positive
Mew Mew Manju
Bashful Indugent Body
Pet Lover Macho Medal

List of Event Quest Rewards

Free DLC

Hire a Special Palamute: Wanogre NEW

Part of Update 3.1's bonus DLC is Wanogre the green Palamute! Unlock it after talking to Senri the Mailman on July 23rd. You may get him through Buddy Handler Iori or in the Buddy Scout.

Skill Name Slots Required
Health Up (L) 2
Attack Up (L) 2
Critical Up (L) 2
Elemental Attack Up (L) 2
Artful Dodger 2
Negate Paralysis 1
Negate Stun 2
Earplugs 2

Wanogre, for a lv. 35 Palamute, have a good set of skills such as Critical Up (L), Elemental Attack Up (L), and Attack Up (L)! Train him in the Buddy Dojo to increase his stats quickly. He will be useful in your future hunts!

New Nintendo eShop DLC

DLC Pack 4: Paid Downloadable Content (DLC)

Hunter Layered Armor Pieces ・ Floral Mask
・ Floral Yukata
・ Floral Sleeves
・ Floral Zori
Palico Layered Armor Sets ・ F Floral Yukata
Palamute Layered Armor Sets ・ C Floral Yukata
Gestures ・ Traditional Dance
Face Paints ・ Cursed Flame
・ Third Eye
Hair Styles ・ Bob with Hairband
Hunter Voices ・ Kagero the Merchant
・ Rondine the Trader
BGM ・ Kamura Village: Summer Remix
Cohoot Outfits ・ Summery Sailor
・ Puffy Penguin
Sticker Sets ・ Special Stickers 3

List of All Paid DLC and Prices

Patch: Ver. 3.1.0 Patch Notes

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - Update 3.1 Partial Banner

Main Additions / Changes

  • New Event Quests will be available every week.
  • New DLC can be purchased from Nintendo eShop.

Bug Fixes / Miscellaneous

Base / Facility

  • Fixed a bug allowing the player to control cannons even after moving away from them during Rampage Quests.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing unnecessary UI to be displayed on the Quest Completed screen after finishing a Rampage Quest.
  • Fixed a bug allowing the player to go to places they shouldn't be able to reach if the final gate is destroyed at the exact moment a Rampage Quest is completed.
  • Fixed a bug causing Power Kilns to be activated only after releasing the A button during Rampage Quests.
  • Fixed a bug causing Badum and Tish to keep banging the drum if the Host changes the BGM to anything other than "Brave Hunters."
  • Fixed a bug preventing the player from carving a severed tail if the tail overlaps with the fence switch in the Arena.
  • Fixed a bug causing Palicoes' eyes to be wide open regardless of their eye type, when they are sent off to trade.
  • Fixed a bug causing a "!" mark to be displayed on certain armor even if it was previously removed, when the player quits the game and restarts it.
  • Fixed a bug causing Pigment 2 to display as white when set to black for some armor.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the right colors from being displayed on the save file select screen, if the player used a Character Edit Voucher to change their clothing color.
  • Fixed a bug causing the cursor and the status ailment graphs to be mismatched if the player performs certain actions on the Large Monster list in the Hunter's Notes.
  • Changed functionality so that, if the player uses a Character Edit Voucher to recreate their hunter and use one of the DLC voices, the existing voices that were selectable for the original hunter will be preserved.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing quest information to be incorrectly displayed if the player moves to the Training Area after accepting a quest offline.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing account items to be stored in your pouch or item box when accepting Helper Rewards.


  • Fixed a bug allowing the player to attack Tigrex without it fighting back in some areas of the Sandy Plains.
  • Fixed a bug causing erratic behavior for Apex Rathian if it performs certain actions.
  • Fixed a bug causing Almudron's mud heaps to appear at the feet of players who are very far away.
  • Fixed a bug causing some of Zinogre/Apex Zinogre's attacks not to have the thunder element on them.
  • Fixed a bug preventing some small monsters from trying to escape if the player attacks them while riding a Canyne.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally preventing the player from capturing a monster if it is inflicted with Paralysis/Sleep/Stun right after it springs a Pitfall Trap.
  • Fixed a bug preventing some of Rajang's attacks from being nullified by the lance's Insta-Block.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing the number of hits to be decreased when attacking Rakna-Kadaki's head with a Spirit Helm Breaker or Slicing Ammo.
  • Fixed a bug causing the connection to be lost when taking on a Rakna-Kadaki quest in Multiplayer.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally preventing Splitting Wyvernshot damage from being displayed correctly.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally making it difficult to hit Narwa's head with the long sword's Spirit Helm Breaker.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing Narwa to slide in an unnatural manner.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the player from completing the quest if they down Narwa with specific timing.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing platforms to appear that cannot be climbed with your weapon unsheathed during the Thunder Goddess and The Allmother quests.
  • Fixed a bug causing the player to always get hit when making Narwa flinch with specific timing using an installation during the Thunder Goddess quest.


  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing the camera to move right over the player's head and/or preventing additional hits from landing when successfully hitting a monster with the long sword's Iai Spirit Slash counter.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing some of Narwa's attacks to hit twice.
  • Fixed a bug causing a lag in the controls when performing a dodge and then using an item via the Radial Menu with your weapon unsheathed. This affects the sword & shield, the long sword, and the dual blades (when Demon Mode is not active).
  • Adjusted monster behavior that made it harder to hit them because of their movement and special actions after the player performs the long sword's Spirit Helm Breaker, Iai Spirit Slash, or Silkbind Sakura Slash.
  • Fixed a bug causing the hunting horn's Sonic Wave to deal extra shockwave damage for each player inside the area of effect.
  • Fixed a bug causing the player to become rigid if they dodge backwards to the left or right and then move in the opposite direction, right after attacking with the hunting horn.
  • Fixed a bug preventing Canyne's certain follow-up attacks from activating if the player enters the commands for the hunting horn's Backwards Strike to Double Swing combo too quickly. Affected attacks include Canyne assists, Overhead Smash, and Crush.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the thrust part of the initial attack of the hunting horn's Infernal Melody from having collision detection if it is performed with a delay.
  • Fixed a bug causing the player to move in the wrong direction when performing the lance's Spiral Thrust using Directional Control Settings Type 2.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the player from using a backwards Guard Dash after comboing the lance's Spiral Thrust into the Leaping Thrust.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the player from guarding if they stand on top of an item and try to guard with the lance sheathed, when using Player Actions Settings Type 2.
  • Fixed a bug causing the action for Directional Control Settings Type 2 to be activated, even when Type 1 has been selected, when performing Axe: Morph Slash after attacking with the switch axe.
  • Adjusted monster behavior that made it harder to hit them because of their movement and special actions when the player performs additional attacks by rapidly tapping the button for the switch axe's Zero Sum Discharge Finisher.
  • Fixed a bug causing the charge blade's Amped Element Discharge to stray left or right too often.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the power increase effect from being applied when guarding with the charge blade's Counter Morph Slash after an Axe: Element Discharge II or Condensed Spinning Slash.
  • Fixed a bug preventing a monster's stun level from increasing even when blocking an attack with Guard Points during the charge blade's (Impact Phial) Elemental Boost.
  • Fixed a bug causing minor rigidness of the player character if they stand still after a Forward Dodge in the charge blade's sword mode, and then start moving again.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the player from moving in the direction the stick is pushed in, if they perform the charge blade's Morphing Advance right as they start moving.
  • Fixed a bug causing critical range correction to be applied to the heavy bowgun's Wyvern Ammo.
  • Fixed a bug causing the intervals between the heavy bowgun's "walking recoil (small)," "walking recoil (medium)," "walking single fire auto reload," and Wyvern Ammo to become too long.
  • Fixed a bug allowing the player to use Herculean Draw with only one unit of Wirebug Gauge under certain circumstances.
  • Fixed a bug causing unnatural display of the Izuchi Tail hairstyle when combined with certain pieces of equipment.
  • Fixed a bug preventing machine cannons and elevated platforms from being displayed if players join in or drop out with specific timing during the The Allmother quest, resulting in the quest not being completable.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the UI from being displayed if the player changes areas with specific timing during the The Allmother quest.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing the player to change to the appearance of another hunter after completing a quest in multiplayer.
  • Fixed a bug preventing players from carving if a quest is completed while the slain monster overlaps with a monster in a mountable state.
  • Fixed a bug preventing Palicoes with the F Kulu Lute equipped from showing up for other players during Multiplayer.
  • Fixed a bug causing the edges of the Rathian Helm's visor to look unnatural when using Body Type 1.
  • Fixed a bug causing the graphics for the Twin Ponytails' bangs to become distorted when equipping the Aknosom Helm.
  • Some items have multiple crafting patterns. If the player sets one pattern to their Radial Menu and then reboots the game, the Radial Menu setting sometimes gets overwritten with another pattern. This has been fixed.
  • Fixed a bug causing the change of perspective to malfunction if another player fires a Dragon Piercer while one player is controlling a ballista or a cannon, or is in aim mode with a ranged weapon.
  • Fixed a bug causing the player to be pushed out of the area if they change areas with specific timing during the The Allmother quest.
  • Fixed a bug causing the Rathalos Mail's shoulder parts to appear distorted when using Body Type 1.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the player from quickly picking up multiple dropped materials while riding a Palamute.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally causing the position where the player can carve Narwa to differ from the positions for other players.
  • Adjusted functionality so that hunters won't move while placing a trap, even if they're pushed by a monster.


  • Fixed a bug causing an error for the Dragonfell Berry icon on the map's icon list.
  • Fixed a bug occasionally preventing guest players from being able to finish a quest if the quest host leaves the quest with specific timing while experiencing lag in the connection.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the text of Auto Shoutouts from changing when switching languages.
  • Fixed a bug causing Canynes to keep running when the player tries to climb up a pedestal from the right side in the temple inside the pyramid in Flooded Forest area 2.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the number of times you've played with someone with whom you've exchanged Guild Cards from being counted.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the Auto Shoutout "When a monster is limping" from activating for guest players during Multiplayers.
  • Fixed a bug causing players to disappear if they keep exchanging items during a cutscene.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the quest from finishing if a player joins in right before it is completed.
  • Fixed a bug causing an error on the save file select screen if an anomaly is detected in the save data info.
  • Fixed various text bugs.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes have been made.

Source: Monster Hunter Rise Official Site

How to Download Update 3.1

Hover over Monster Hunter Rise in your main menu, then press the + button on your controller.
Go to Software Update, then press "Via the Internet." You will also need to close the game if it's currently running. It should be downloading now!

Alternatively, you can also restart your Switch by pressing the power button long enough for power options to appear. When your Switch has restarted, a notification for an update should appear.

Monster Hunter Rise Related Links

Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise) - News & Game Info Partial Banner
Latest News and Game Info

All Latest News

All News Categories

All Other News

News and Info
Switch Release Time and Release Date All Game Editions and Bonuses
Preorder Bonuses Available Platforms
Switch Demo 2 Release Time and Release Date Switch Demo Review
All MH Rise Amiibo and Unlockable Rewards G Rank, Master Rank, and Expansions
How to Download the Game All Trailers and Pre-Release Videos
List of DLC and Prices Switch Lite Compatibility
Best Controllers to Use Switch and Pro Controller Bundle
Can You Use Voice Chat? Official Guidebook Details
MH Rise vs World:
New Features
Free Rewards: How to Get Free Gifts
How to Download Updates How to Fix Failed to Save Error
PC Release Date and Features Best PC Graphic Settings
Cross-Play and Cross-Save PC vs Switch: Which is Better?
How to Transfer Save File --


    Walkthrough Menu

    Bee apology
    Please participate in our
    site improvement survey 04/2024
    Would you assist in
    improving Game8's site?
    Bee april
    This survey will take about 1 minute.
    Your answers will help us to improve our website.
    We are listening to our users' valuable opinions and discussing how to act on them.
    The information collected through this survey will be used for the purpose of improving our services. In addition, the information will only be disclosed a part of a statistic in a format that will not allow identification of personal information.
    Begin Survey

    All rights reserved