Sunbreak Guide | Monster Hunter Rise

Everything You Need To Know About Sunbreak
Title Update 2 | Update 12.0 Patch Notes
Flaming Espinas | Violet Mizutsune | Risen Chameleos
Daimyo and Pearls Event Quest
Master Rank Builds updated for Title Update 1!
Weapon Tier List updated for Title Update 1!

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The Sunbreak DLC for Monster Hunter Rise is out now in all regions for PC and Steam! Find out the price and learn everything you need to know including monsters, builds, materials, features like Master Rank and new Switch Skills, new amiibos, the new Special Edition pro controller, and more.

Free Title Update 2 Guides

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Free Title Update 2 (Ver. 12) Guides

Free Title Update 2 Monsters

MH Rise Sunbreak - Violet MizutsuneViolet Mizutsune MH Rise Sunbreak - Flaming EspinasFlaming Espinas MH Rise Sunbreak - Risen Chameleosmode:showRisen Chameleos

Free Title Update 2
Release Date and Monsters

Free Title Update 1 Guides

MH Rise Sunbreak - Update 11.0 Partial Banner

Free Title Update 1 (Ver. 11) Guides

MH Rise Sunbreak - Anomaly Investigations BannerAnomaly Investigations MH Rise Sunbreak - Anomaly Research Level How to Get Max Level Fast BannerAnomaly Research Level MH Rise Sunbreak - Anomaly Research Lab BannerAnomaly Research Lab
MH Rise Sunbreak - Anomaly Quests BannerAnomaly Quests List MH Rise Sunbreak - Afflicted Materials BannerAfflicted Materials List MH Rise Sunbreak - Qurious Crafting Page BannerQurious Crafting (Weapons and Armor)
MH Rise Sunbreak - Afflicted Monsters Afflicted Monsters List

Free Title Update 1
Release Date and Monsters

Free Title Update 1 Monsters

MH Rise Sunbreak - Lucent NargacugaLucent Nargacuga MH Rise Sunbreak - Seething BazelgeuseSeething Bazelgeuse
Monster Hunter Rise (Sunbreak) - Gold RathianGold Rathian Monster Hunter Rise (Sunbreak) - Silver RathalosSilver Rathalos

Tips To Start Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Sunbreak Beginner's Guide
MH Rise Sunbreak - Things to Do FirstThings to Do First MH Rise Sunbreak - Sunbreak WalkthroughSunbreak Walkthrough
Monster Hunter Rise - New Switch SkillsNew Silkbind Attacks and Switch Skills Monster Hunter Rise - Weapon Changes and Balance PredictionsWeapon Balance Changes
MH Rise Sunbreak - Elgado Outpost Icon BannerNew Maps and Locations Monster Hunter Rise - Follower Quest Banner 2.pngFollower Quests
Monster Hunter Rise - Sunbreak Sub-CampsAll Sunbreak Sub-Camps Monster Hunter Rise - Sunbreak Relic RecordsAll Sunbreak Relic Records
MH Rise Sunbreak - Buddy ReconBuddy Recon Locations MH Rise Sunbreak - New Palico MovesPalico Secret Support Skills
MH Rise Sunbreak Cohoot LocationsCohoot Locations MH Rise Sunbreak All Armor Set Unlock ConditionsAll MR Armor Set Unlock Conditions
Monster Hunter Rise - Follower QuestsFollower Collab Quests MH Rise Sunbreak - Talisman FarmingTalisman Farming
MH Rise Sunbreak - All Ore LocationsOre Locations by Map MH Rise Sunbreak - Ore Farming RoutesOre Farming Routes
MH Rise Sunbreak Endgame ContentEndgame Content MH Rise Sunbreak - Anomaly Quests for Partial.pngAnomaly Quests

Sunbreak Monsters

Large Monsters

MH Rise Sunbreak - Astalos Partial BannerAstalos MH Rise Sunbreak - Aurora Somnacanth IconAurora Somnacanth MH Rise Sunbreak - Blood Orange Bishaten Partial BannerBlood Orange Bishaten
MH Rise Sunbreak - Daimyo HermitaurDaimyo Hermitaur MH Rise Sunbreak - EspinasEspinas MH Rise Sunbreak - Flaming EspinasFlaming Espinas
MH Rise Sunbreak - Furious Rajang Partial BannerFurious Rajang MH Rise Sunbreak - Gaismagorm Monster Partial Banner.pngGaismagorm MH Rise Sunbreak - Garangolm Partial BannerGarangolm
MH Rise Sunbreak - Gold Rathian Partial BannerGold Rathian MH Rise Sunbreak - Gore Magala Partial BannerGore Magala MH Rise Sunbreak - Lucent Nargacuga Monster Partial BannerLucent Nargacuga
MH Rise Sunbreak - Lunagaron Monster Partial BannerLunagaron MH Rise Sunbreak - Magma Almudron IconMagma Almudron MH Rise Sunbreak - Malzeno Monster Partial BannerMalzeno
MH Rise Sunbreak - Pyre Rakna-KadakiPyre Rakna-Kadaki MH Rise Sunbreak - Risen ChameleosRisen Chameleos MH Rise Sunbreak - Scorned MagnamaloScorned Magnamalo
MH Rise Sunbreak - Seething Bazelgeuse Partial BannerSeething Bazelgeuse MH Rise Sunbreak - Seregios IconSeregios MH Rise Sunbreak - Silver RathalosSilver Rathalos
MH Rise Sunbreak - Shagaru MagalaShagaru Magala MH Rise Sunbreak - Shogun CeanataurShogun Ceanataur MH Rise Sunbreak - Violet MizutsuneViolet Mizutsune

List of Sunbreak Monsters

Small Monsters

MH Rise Sunbreak - Boggi Partial BannerBoggi MH Rise Sunbreak - Ceanataur Partial BannerCeanataur MH Rise Sunbreak - Gowngoat Partial BannerGowngoat
MH Rise Sunbreak - Hermitaur Partial BannerHermitaur MH Rise Sunbreak - Hornetaur Partial BannerHornetaur MH Rise Sunbreak - Pyrantula Partial BannerPyrantula
MH Rise Sunbreak - Vespoid Partial BannerVespoid MH Rise Sunbreak - Velociprey Partial BannerVelociprey

List of Sunbreak Small Monsters

Sunbreak Maps

MH Rise Sunbreak - The Jungle MapThe Jungle MH Rise Sunbreak - Citadel MapThe Citadel
MH Rise Sunbreak - Forlorn Arena MapForlorn Arena MH Rise Sunbreak - Elgado OutpostElgado Outpost

Sunbreak is promising not just one new locale, but two! Its first Free Title Update also introduced Forlorn Arena, another Arena map.

List of Maps and Locations

Sunbreak DLC Product Information

Sunbreak Game Editions and Price

MH Rise Sunbreak Double Deluxe Set

The Sunbreak DLC and its many editions is already available for pre-order on Steam! It is treated as DLC for Monster Hunter Rise so make sure to look under that store page if you're having trouble finding it. Below are all the game editions for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak and what's included in each of them.

Game Edition What's Included
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Standard Edition
(Digital Version)
・ Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion
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Deluxe Edition
(Digital Version)
$51.13 (Steam)
$49.99 (Switch)
・ Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion
・ Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Deluxe Kit

Deluxe Kit Contents
・ Hunter Layered Armor Set: Dragonsbane
・ Palamute Layered Armor Set: C Hound
・ Palico Layered Armor Set: F Devout
・ Gesture Set (Four Included): Take Aim
・ Pose Set (Three Included): Fight Pose Set
・ Hunter Makeup: Elegant Eye
・ Hunter Hairstyle: Fluffy Curls
MH Rise Sunbreak Collector
Collector's Edition
(Physical Version)
・ Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion
・ Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Deluxe Kit
・ Exclusive Steelbook
・ Malzeno amiibo
・ Sticker Pack
・ Elgado Mark Enamel Pin
Monster Hunter Rise + Sunbreak Set
Monster Hunter Rise + Sunbreak Set
(Digital Version)
・ Monster Hunter Rise Base Game
・ Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion
MH Rise Sunbreak Double Deluxe Set
Monster Hunter Rise + Sunbreak Double Deluxe Set
(Digital Version)
・ Monster Hunter Rise base game
・ Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion
・ Monster Hunter Rise Deluxe Kit
・ Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Deluxe Kit

All Sunbreak Editions: Standard, Deluxe, Collector's, and Double Deluxe

Early Purchase Bonus

MH Rise Sunbreak - Palico and Palamute Pre-order Exclusive Layered Armor New

If you pre-order the Sunbreak DLC, you get to unlock exclusive cosmetic layered armor for your Palamute and Palico!

For the Palamute, you get the Loyal Dog Costume layered armor set. Meanwhile for the Palico, you get the Striped Cat Costume layered armor set.

Sunbreak Bonus Add-On Content

Sunbreak Amiibo

MH Rise Sunbreak - New Amiibo
Price Speculation (based on base game amiibos) Malzeno: $24.99
Canyne Malzeno: $19.99
Felyne Malzeno: $19.99
Release Date June 30, 2022

Accompanying the release of the Sunbreak DLC, three brand new Amiibo will be released. One for the Palmute called Canyne Malzeno, one for the Palico called Felyne Malzeno, and one for the monster Malzeno!

All Sunbreak Amiibos and Where to Buy

Sunbreak Edition Pro Controller

Price US: $74.99 (unconfirmed)
UK: £64.99–69.99
Release Date June 30, 2022

If you were a fan of the first Monster Hunter Rise-themed pro controller, then you'll love the new Sunbreak edition pro controller! There aren't any official retailers yet in the US that allows pre-orders for the pro controller, but it is currently listed on the UK Nintendo Store.

Sunbreak Pro Controller and Where to Buy

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Demo

Demo is Still Available

Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak Demo Available

The demo has been made available as of 1:10 AM GMT on both Switch and Steam. You can start playing as soon as you finish the download, so hop in!

Start Time June 14, 6:10PM PDT / June 15, 2:10AM BST
End Time Unconfirmed

Sunbreak Demo Guide and Monsters

Demo Features

MH Rise Sunbreak - Malzeno Hunt in Sunbreak Demo

The Demo allows players to hunt Malzeno and Astalos for the first time, and allows players to use the new Switch Skill Swap feature with all the new Silkbind Attacks and Switch Skills that have been introduced.

Four Quests are included in the demo, each of which will allow hunters to fight a different Monster.

Difficulty Monster
Beginner Great Izuchi
Intermediate Tetranadon
Expert Astalos
Advanced Malzeno

Digital Events and Livestreams Info Summary

Sunbreak Digital Events and Livestreams Summary
・ Revealed monsters
 └ Violet Mizutsune, Risen Chameleos for Title Update 2
・ New mechanics
 └ Layered Weapons
 └ A6 Anomaly Quests
 └ Tier 3 Afflicted Materials
・ New event quests
・ New paid downloadable content
Check Icon August Digital Event (Aug. 9, 2022)
・ Revealed monsters
 └ Gold Rathian, Silver Rathalos for Title Update 1
・ New mechanics
 └ Qurious Crafting: Weapons and Armor
 └ Anomaly Investigations, Anomaly Research Level
 └ Anomaly Research Lab, new Afflicted Materials
・ New event quests
・ New paid downloadable content
Check Icon Nintendo Direct Mini (Jun. 28, 2022)
・ Revealed monsters
 └ Shagaru Magala, Furious Rajang, Scorned Magnamalo
 └ Seething Bazelgeuse for Free Title Update in Aug. 2022
 └ Update 10.0 to reconcile MH Rise and MH Rise: Sunbreak.
Check Icon Capcom Showcase (Jun. 13, 2022)
・ Revealed monsters
 └ Espinas, Gore Magala, Daimyo Hermitaur
 └ Pyre Rakna-Kadaki
・ New Locale: Jungle
Demo announced and released a day after (June 14)
Free Title Update coming in August 2022!
 └ Lucent Nargacuga and Forlorn Arena Map
Check Icon May Digital Event (May 10, 2022)
・ Revealed monsters
 └ Seregios, Aurora Somnacanth, Magma Almudron
・ New quest type: Follower Collab Quests
・ Intro to new Silkbind Attacks and Switch Skills
Switch Skill Swap
Check Icon March Digital Event (Mar. 15, 2022)
・ Revealed monsters
 └ Garangolm, Blood Orange Bishaten, Astalos
・ New Locale: Citadel
・ New Product Information:
 └ Release Date, Game Editions, amiibo, Preorder Bonus
・ Revealed monsters
 └ Malzeno, Shogun Ceanataur
Master Rank confirmed

Digital Events and Livestreams

Sunbreak is Out Now!

Sunbreak Release Countdown (US Eastern Time)
Available now for all regions and platforms!

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is now available everywhere, for all platforms!

How to Download Sunbreak and Filesize

Trailers of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Free Title Update 2

The Capcom Online Program at TGS 2022 revealed an updated version on the roadmap for other title updates and new features found in Free Title Update 2.

Confirmed monsters were announced like Violet Mizutsune, Flaming Espinas, and Risen Chameleos, as well as new Anomaly Quests, Anomaly Investigation Levels, new weekly event quests, Paid DLCs together with layered weapons, and more.

Free Title Update 2 Release Date and Monsters

Flaming Espinas Revealed!

Some of Flaming Espinas' fiery attacks can be seen in this video!
Flaming Espinas: Weakness and Armor

Free Title Update 1

This trailer showcased all the monsters included in Free Title Update 1: Seething Bazelgeuse, Gold Rathian, Silver Rathalos, and Lucent Nargacuga. They also revealed the new endgame content: Anomaly Investigations, Anomaly Research Level, Anomaly Research Lab, and Qurious Crafting for both weapons and armor.

A New Frontier

This trailer revealed all the new monsters coming for us in Sunbreak: Espinas, Gore Magala, Daimyo Hermitaur, Pyre Rakna-Kadaki, and Lucent Nargacuga (in a free title update). They also revealed two new maps: Jungle and Forlorn Arena.

Demo Trailer

This trailer showed us when the Sunbreak demo is coming out, as well as all the quests we get to take on!

The Mystery of Malzeno: Seregios, Aurora Somnacanth, Magma Almudron

This trailer reveals three new monsters: Seregios, Aurora Somnacanth, and Magma Almudron! It also revealed more about Malzeno and the new status effect, Bloodblight. It also showcased the new Switch Skill Swap and Swap Evade.

Garangolm Gameplay Preview

This video showcases Garangolm's attacks and moves, while situated in the new locale.

Tour of the Citadel

This video walks us around the new locale, The Citadel, and introduces us to some of its inhabitants, like the Gowngoat and Morphed Wirebugs.

The Three Lords: Garangolm, Lunagaron, and Malzeno

This trailer introduces Garangolm, Lunagaron, and Malzeno as the Three Lords that the hunter will have to deal with. They also revealed the release date of the expansion, and teased Astalos at the very end.

Game Awards Teaser: Lunagaron and Elgado

Game Awards 2021 included another trailer for Sunbreak, featuring the icy Odogaron, Lunagaron! They also revealed the second base of operations: Elgado.

Shogun Ceanataur

The return of Shogun Ceanataur makes us wonder: will someone like Daimyo Hermitaur come back as well? This was shown at the Capcom Online Program at TGS 2021.

Sunbreak Teaser Reveal: Malzeno

Revel in the new soundtrack and take in the sights in the new Sunbreak teaser reveal that Capcom released on their Monster Hunter Youtube channel!

All Trailers and Pre-Release Videos

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