Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Sunbreak | List of All New Silkbind Attacks and Switch Skills

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With Sunbreak and master rank comes new Silkbind Attacks and Switch Skills for all 14 weapons. Learn about your favorite weapon's new attacks and moves by reading on!

Switch Skill Related Guides
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New Silkbind Attacks and Switch Skills for Sunbreak

Jump to a Weapon!
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Great Sword

All Great Sword Guides
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Strongarm Stance

MH Rise Sunbreak - Great Sword Strongarm Stance Silkbind Attack

Switched With
Hunting Edge
Description
Reinforces the blade with Ironsilk to temporarily fend off attacks. If used while charging, you can quickly parry and unleash a True Charged Slash.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 2
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
zL + X
(zL while charging)
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
Middle Click + Left Click
(Middle Click while charging)
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
L2 + Triangle
(L2 while charging)
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
LT + Y
(LT while charging)

Backslide

MH Rise Sunbreak - GS Backslide Switch Skill

Switched With
Power Sheathe
Description
A quick evasive maneuver using a Wirebug. Maintains charge if using Surge Slash or and increases level while charging, making it an amazing repositioning tool.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Surge Slash Combo

MH Rise Sunbreak - Great Sword Surge Slash Combo Switch Skill

Switched With
Charging Slash Combo
Description
An offensive style that combines speed with the weight of the weapon to unleash a stream of powerful slashes. Proper footwork is required, but allows for a large number of combos.
Controls
Switch
NSW - X Falling Slash
NSW - A Vortex Slash
NSW - X + NSW - A Rising Slash
XAX + A
After executing a 3-hit combo, hold Analog + X to perform a Strong Charged Slash
PC
MH Rise - Left Click Falling Slash
MH Rise - Right Click Vortex Slash
MH Rise - Left Click + MH Rise - Right Click Rising Slash
Left ClickRight ClickLeft Click + Right Click
After executing a 3-hit combo, hold Directional + Left Click to perform a Strong Charged Slash
PlayStation
PS4 - Triangle Button.png Falling Slash
PS4 - Circle Button.png Vortex Slash
PS4 - Triangle Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png Rising Slash
TriangleCircleTriangle + Circle
After executing a 3-hit combo, hold Analog + Triangle to perform a Strong Charged Slash
Xbox
XBOX - Y Button.png Falling Slash
XBOX - B Button.png Vortex Slash
XBOX - Y Button.png + XBOX - B Button.png Rising Slash
YBY + B
After executing a 3-hit combo, hold Analog + Y to perform a Strong Charged Slash

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Long Sword

All Long Sword Guides
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Tempered Spirit Blade

MHRise Sunbreak - LS Tempered Spirit Blade

Switched With
Soaring Kick
Description
A decisive maneuver that parries any incoming monster attack with a Spirit Blade. Time it properly to fill your Spirit Gauge and increase the Spirit Level by 1.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
zL + X
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
Middle Click + Left Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
L2 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
LT + Y

Harvest Moon

MH RIse Sunbreak - Long Sword Harvest Moon Silkbind Attack

Switched With
Serene Pose
Description
Casts out an Ironsilk ring that expands out like an arena. Within the ring, your Spirit Gauge will not deplete and performing counters will deal additional hits.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 2
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Sacred Sheathe Combo

MH Rise Sunbreak - Long Sword Sacred Sheathe Combo Switch Skill

Switched With
Special Sheathe Combo
Description
Slow, methodical sheathe that can be done after an attack. Before finishing the sheathe, Hunters will be impervious to damage then consumes one level of Spirit Gauge. When the sword is fully sheath, Hunters can focus and charge their Long Sword using the Spirit Gauge to let out a flurry of damage.
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZR + NSW - B
Hold NSW - ZR to perform a Sacred Sheath Focus
Use NSW - Left Analog + NSW - B to reposition while focusing

PC
MH Rise - M4 Click + MH Rise - Space Button

Hold MH Rise - M4 Click to perform a Sacred Sheathe Focus

MH Rise - W ButtonMH Rise - A ButtonMH Rise - S ButtonMH Rise - D Button + MH Rise - Space Button to reposition while focusing.

PlayStation
PS4 - R2 Button.png + PS4 - X Button.png

Hold PS4 - R2 Button.png to perform a Sacred Sheathe Focus

PS4 -  Left Stick.png + PS4 - X Button.png to reposition while focusing.

Xbox
XBOX - Right Trigger.png + XBOX - A Button.png

Hold XBOX - Right Trigger.png to perform a Sacred Sheathe Focus

XBOX - Left Stick.png + XBOX - A Button.png to reposition while focusing.

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Sword and Shield

All Sword and Shield Guides
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Shield Bash

MHRise Sunbreak - SNS Shield Bash

Switched With
Falling Shadow
Description
A mix of offense and defense, allows the Hunter to use a Wirebug to dash forward with the shield raised. If the attack connects with a monster, the Hunter can follow up with more attacks. Can also parry an incoming attack - if timed right.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
zL + X
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
Middle Click + Left Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
L2 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
LT + Y

Destroyer Oil

MH Rise Sunbreak - Sword and Shield Destroyer Oil

Switched With
Windmill
Description
Uses a Wirebug to cover your blade with a special ointment whose effects triggered by the friction with the shield. Also restores 20 Sharpness when used. While active, monsters flinch easily, creating more opening for attack.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Twin Blade Combo

MH Rise Sunbreak - Sword and Shield Twin Blade Combo

Switched With
Sword/Shield Combo
Description
Opens the combo with a circular attack then follows up with a blade thrust - both using the sword. Effective for dealing status and elemental damage.
Controls
Switch
Press NSW - X after a Side Slash.
Use NSW - Left Analog to change direciton.

PC
Press MH Rise - Left Click after a Side Slash.
Use MH Rise - W ButtonMH Rise - A ButtonMH Rise - S ButtonMH Rise - D Button to change direction.

PlayStation
Press PS4 - Triangle Button.png after a Side Slash.
Use PS4 -  Left Stick.png to change direction.

Xbox
Press XBOX - Y Button.png after a Side Slash.
Use XBOX - Left Stick.png to change direction.

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Dual Blades

All Dual Blades Guides
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Spiral Slash

MH Rise Sunbreak - Dual Blades Spiral Slash

Switched With
Piercing Bind
Description
A silkbind attack that launches you spiraling forward. Once your attack connects, your body acts as a drill as your blades bore into your target's flesh. You can also perform Spiral Slash while midair.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
zL + X
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
Middle Click + Left Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
L2 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
LT + Y

Ironshine Silk

MH Rise Sunbreak - DB Ironshine Silk

Switched With
Shrouded Vault
Description
Evading just in time before an attack hits will sharpen your weapon. Works well with Shrouded Vault, and all other evasion moves. Effect lasts for 45s.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Slide Slash Combo

MH Rise Sunbreak - Dual Blades Slide Slash Combo Switch Skill

Switched With
Roundslash Combo
Description
Allows Hunters to attack while evading! The distance is also pretty huge so it's a great reposition tool.
Controls
Switch
Use NSW - Left Analog + NSW - X after an attack.
NSW - Left Analog + NSW - A Left/Right Slide Slash

PC
Use MH Rise - W ButtonMH Rise - A ButtonMH Rise - S ButtonMH Rise - D Button + MH Rise - Left Click after an attack.
MH Rise - A ButtonMH Rise - D Button + MH Rise - Right Click Left/Right Slide Slash

PlayStation
Use PS4 -  Left Stick.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png after an attack.
PS4 -  Left Stick.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png Left/Right Slide Slash

Xbox
Use XBOX - Left Stick.png + XBOX - Y Button.png after an attack.
XBOX - Left Stick.png + XBOX - B Button.png Left/Slide Slash

Note: If there is no directional input, Left Slide Slash is performed by default.

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Lance

All Lance Guides
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Sheathing Retreat

MHRise Sunbreak - LANCE Sheathing Retreat

Switched With
Twin Vine
Description
Automatically sheathes your weapon while using a Wirebug to pull you backwards out of harms way. Effective for strategic retreats.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Slow
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
zL + X
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
Middle Click + Left Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
L2 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
LT + Y

Skyward Thrust

MH Rise Sunbreak - Lance Skyward Thrust

Switched With
Anchor Rage
Description
A technique where a Wirebug launches you high into the air. Thrust your Lance towards the heavens and then pierce downwards. The falling portion of the attack inflicts multiple hits.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Shield Tackle

MH Rise Sunbreak - Lance Shield Tackle Switch Skill

Switched With
Guard Dash
Description
A technique where you charge forward with your shield raised. You will be able to follow up with a variety of thrusting attacks afterwards.
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZR + NSW - X
Press NSW - X afterwards for a Mid Thrust I
Press NSW - A afterwards for a High Thrust I

PC
MH Rise - M4 Click + MH Rise - Left Click
Press MH Rise - Left Click afterwards for a Mid Thrust I
Press MH Rise - Right Click afterwards for a High Thrust I

PlayStation
PS4 - R2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
Press PS4 - Triangle Button.png afterwards for a Mid Thrust I
Press PS4 - Circle Button.png afterwards for a High Thrust I

Xbox
XBOX - Right Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
Press XBOX - Y Button.png afterwards for a Mid Thrust I
Press XBOX - B Button.png afterwards for a High Thrust I

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Gunlance

All Gunlance Guides
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Bullet Barrage

MH Rise Sunbreak - Gunlance Bullet Barrage Silkbind Attack

Switched With
Hail Cutter
Description
Uses a Wirebug to Blast dash toward your target, and unleashing all your ammo in one go. Shells, Wyrmstake Cannon, and Wyvern're will automatically be reloaded first before performing the attack so a windup animation is needed.
Can also be used after firing in midair.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 2
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
zL + X
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
Middle Click + Left Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
L2 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
LT + Y

Reverse Blast

MHRise Sunbreak - Reverse Blast

Switched With
Guard Edge
Description
A rapid, backward evasive maneuver using a Wirebug to stop. If no shells are loaded, a quick reload will happen so be careful. Can be followed up with a Burst Fire.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Erupting Cannon

MH Rise Sunbreak - Gunlance Erupting Cannon Switch Skill

Switched With
Wyrmstake Cannon
Description
The Gunlance fires an exploding stake onto your target. When using this, the tip of the Gunlance heats up and slashing attacks are enhances for a certain period.
Controls
Switch
NSW - A after firing two shells or after a Burst Fire
NSW - X after a Wide Sweep
NSW - Left Analog + NSW - A after Charged Shelling

PC
MH Rise - Right Click after firing two shells or after a Burst Fire
MH Rise - Left Click after a Wide Sweep
MH Rise - S Button + MH Rise - Right Click after Charged Shelling

PlayStation
PS4 - Circle Button.png after firing two shells or after a Burst Fire
PS4 - Triangle Button.png after a Wide Sweep
PS4 -  Left Stick.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png after Charged Shelling

Xbox
XBOX - B Button.png after firing two shells or after a Burst Fire
XBOX - Y Button.png after a Wide Sweep
XBOX - Left Stick.png + XBOX - B Button.png after Charged Shelling

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Hammer

All Hammer Guides
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Keeping Sway

MHRise Sunbreak - HAMMER Keeping Sway

Switched With
Silkbind Spinning Bludgeon
Description
A quick evasion maneuver at a high speed. Maintains your charge level during the evade.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
zL + X
Hold zR to charge before launching the attack.
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
Middle Click + Left Click
Hold MB4 to charge before launching the attack.
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
L2 + Triangle
Hold R2 to charge before launching the attack.
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
LT + Y
Hold RT to charge before launching the attack.

Impact Burst

MH Rise Sunbreak - Hammer Impact Burst Silkbind Attack

Switched With
Impact Crater
Description
Makes any charge attack vibrate, creating a shockwave that makes it easier to flinch monsters. Activate and it will last for 55s so combo this with Impact Crater via Skill Swap to deal maximum damage!
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Spinning Bludgeon: Charge

MH Rise Sunbreak - Hammer Spinning Bludgeon Charge Switch Skill

Switched With
Spinning Bludgeon
Description
Stores released power and funnels it into the next Charge Switch attack. Power is build up when performing this move and charge level is maintained when executing a Charge Switch. Can be used to unleash a series of level 3 charged attacks!
Controls
Switch
Hold NSW - Left Analog + NSW - ZR until Level 3 Charge.
Spinning Bludgeon: Charge Hold NSW - ZR to charge
Press NSW - A to Charge Switch

PC
Hold MH Rise - W ButtonMH Rise - A ButtonMH Rise - S ButtonMH Rise - D Button + MH Rise - M4 Click until Level 3 Charge.
Spinning Bludgeon: Charge Hold MH Rise - M4 Click to charge
Press MH Rise - Right Click to Charge Switch

PlayStation
Hold PS4 -  Left Stick.png + PS4 - R2 Button.png until Level 3 Charge.
Spinning Bludgeon: Charge Hold PS4 - R2 Button.png to charge
Press PS4 - Circle Button.png to Charge Switch

Xbox
Hold XBOX - Left Stick.png + XBOX - Right Trigger.png until Level 3 Charge.
Spinning Bludgeon: Charge Hold XBOX - Right Trigger.png to charge
Press XBOX - B Button.png to Charge Switch

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Hunting Horn

All Hunting Horn Guides
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Songs and Effects

Silkbind Shockwave

Silkbind Shockwave.gif

Switched With
Slide Beat
Description
For a short period, any attack performed causes the silk to vibrate while creating a time-delayed shockwave that triggers additional hits. Additional hits do major elemental, stun, exhaust, and part damage.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
zL + X
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
Middle Click + Left Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
L2 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
LT + Y

Sonic Bloom

MHRise Sunbreak - HH Sonic Bloom

Switched With
Earthshaker
Description
Places a Wirebug cocoon on the ground. When attacking, vibrations are sent to the cocoon charging it up. When full, it would explode and deal huge stun and exhaust damage. Note: Playing Magnificent Trio pops the cocoon at the end of the combo.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 2
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Swing Combo

MH Rise Hunting Horn - Swing Combo Switch Skill

Switched With
Crush Attack Combo
Description
Two-hit attack that can be delivered from either the left or right. Allows you to quickly shift directions, making it useful for repositioning.
Controls
Switch
NSW - X after Left Swing
NSW - A after Right Swing
Use NSW - Left Analog to move left or right.

PC
MH Rise - Left Click after Left Swing
MH Rise - Right Click after Right Swing
Use MH Rise - W ButtonMH Rise - A ButtonMH Rise - S ButtonMH Rise - D Button to move left or right.

PlayStation
PS4 - Triangle Button.png after Left Swing
PS4 - Circle Button.png after Right Swing
Use PS4 -  Left Stick.png to move left or right.

Xbox
XBOX - Y Button.png after Left Swing
XBOX - B Button.png after Right Swing
Use XBOX - Left Stick.png to move left or right.

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Switch Axe

All Switch Axe Guides
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Wire Step

MHRise Sunbreak - Wire Step

Switched With
Invincible Gambit
Description
An evasion technique that allows you to morph into Axe Mode while flanking the enemy. Highly effective for maneuvering while in Axe Mode.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
zL + X
After jumping up, press X to perform a Forward Slash.
PC
MH Rise - M4 Click + MH Rise - Left Click
MB4 + Left Click
After jumping up, press Left Click to perform a Forward Slash.
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
L2 + Triangle
After jumping up, press Triangle to perform a Forward Slash.
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
LT + Y
After jumping up, press Y to perform a Forward Slash.

Elemental Burst Counter

MH Rise Sunbreak - Switch Axe Elemental Charge Counter

Switched With
Switch Charger
Description
Compresses switch gauge energy that can be released as an elemental burst. Initial activation drains the Switch Gauge. If timed right, can counter all monster attack and the Switch Axe would go into the amped state.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 2
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
Press zR to execute the counter Elemental Burst.
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
Press MB4 to execute the counter Elemental Burst.
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Press R2 to execute the counter Elemental Burst.
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B
Press RT to execute the counter Elemental Burst.

2-Staged Morph Slash Combo

MHRise Sunbreak - SA 2 Stage Morph Slash Combo

Switched With
Axe: Wide Sweep
Description
A two-stage attack that follows a Wild Swing. First stage morphs into Sword Mode, second stage morphs into Axe Mode. During this time, Axe Morph Slash fills the Switch Gauge and Sword Morph Slash increases amp gauge.
Controls
Switch
Wild Swing
Press NSW - ZR Axe: 2nd Morph Slash I
Press NSW - ZR Sword: 2nd Morph Slash II

PC
Wild Swing
Press MH Rise - M4 Click Axe: 2nd Morph Slash I
Press MH Rise - M4 Click Sword: 2nd Morph Slash II

PlayStation
Wild Swing
Press PS4 - R2 Button.png Axe: 2nd Morph Slash I
Press PS4 - R2 Button.png Sword: 2nd Morph Slash II

Xbox
Wild Swing
Press XBOX - Right Trigger.png Axe: 2nd Morph Slash I
Press XBOX - Right Trigger.png Sword: 2nd Morph Slash II

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Charge Blade

All Charge Blade Guides
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Air Dash

MHRise Sunbreak - CB Air Dash

Switched With
Morphing Advance
Description
Raises the Hunter up while whirling an axe then propels you away with Phial Explosion. Damage often leaves monsters mountable and you can control your fall direction to some degree. If no Phial explosion was triggered, you'll fall straight down.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
NSW - X (in midair) Axe: Jumping Slash
NSW - A Phial Explosion
zL + X
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
MH Rise - Left Click (in midair) Axe: Jumping Slash
MH Rise - Right Click Phial Explosion
Middle Click + Left Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
PS4 - Triangle Button.png (in midair) Axe: Jumping Slash
PS4 - Circle Button.png Phial Explosion
L2 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
XBOX - Y Button.png (in midair) Axe: Jumping Slash
XBOX - B Button.png Phial Explosion
LT + Y

Ready Stance

MH Rise Sunbreak - Charge Blade Ready Stance Silkbind Attack

Switched With
Counter Peak Performance
Description
Binds sword and shield with Ironsilk and enters a guard stance. After guarding, a heavy knockback leaves you in Sword Mode, and lowers your guard reaction so you're able to chain sword/axe attacks.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Phial Follow-up: Firing Pin

MH Rise Sunbreak - Phial Follow-up Firing Pin

Switched With Controls
Phial Follow-up Switch
Shield Thrust during Elemental Boost or sword attacks in Sword Boost Mode.
Continuing to attack will amplify the energy built up on your target
Description
Lowers the pressure of elemental energy generated through Shield Thrust using Elemental Boost or sword attacks while in Sword Boost Mode. The elemental energy generated builds up on your target, but disappears over time. Can be detonated by any attack in Axe mode, and extending the time limit of the Elemental Boost.

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Insect Glaive

All Insect Glaive Guides
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Best Kinsects and How to Upgrade Them

Kinsect Glide

MHRise Sunbreak - IG Kinsect Glide

Switched With
Silkbind Vault
Description
Sends your Kinsect out and uses a Wirebug to quickly jump to it. The Kinsect will aim for a marker, or if there is none it would fly forward or follow the reticle. When the Kinsect hits a monster, it will absorb extract.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - X
NSW - X Jumping Slash
NSW - A Jumping Advancing Slash
NSW - B Midair Evade
zL + X
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Left Click
MH Rise - Left Click Jumping Slash
MH Rise - Right Click Jumping Advancing Slash
MH Rise - Space Button Midair Evade
Middle Click + Left Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
PS4 - Triangle Button.png Jumping Slash
PS4 - Circle Button.png Jumping Advancing Slash
PS4 - X Button.png Midair Evade
L2 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
XBOX - Y Button.png Jumping Slash
XBOX - B Button.png Jumping Advancing Slash
XBOX - A Button.png Midair Evade
LT + Y

Awakened Kinsect Attack

MH Rise Sunbreak - Insect Glaive Awakened Kinsect Attack Silkbind Attack

Switched With
Recall Kinsect
Description
A technique that hurls a Kinsect forward to inflict massive damage. All extracts are consumed and the more extract you have, the stronger the attack will be. Afterwards, you'll close in to Kinsect using a Wirebug, while absorbing extract and marking your target. The move finishes with a Vaulting Dance.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - ZL + NSW - A
zL + A
PC
MH Rise - Middle Click + MH Rise - Right Click
Middle Click + Right Click
PlayStation
PS4 - L2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
L2 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Left Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png
LT + B

Kinsect Slash

MH Rise Sunbreak - Insect Glaive Kinsect Slash Switch Skill

Switched With
Jumping Advancing Slash
Description
Thrust forward with your glaive and Kinsect. If the slash connects, you'll perform a Vaulting Dance, absorbing the extract. However, absorbing the red extract won't allow you to absorb any other extract, but you'll be able to perform an Enhanced Insect Spiker as a trade-off.
Controls
Switch
NSW - A in midair
Press NSW - ZR + NSW - A to attack in the reticle's direction.

PC
MH Rise - Right Click in midair
Press MH Rise - M4 Click + MH Rise - Right Click to attack in the reticle's direction.

PlayStation
PS4 - Circle Button.png in midair
Press PS4 - R2 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png to attack in the reticle's direction.

Xbox
XBOX - B Button.png in midair
Press XBOX - Right Trigger.png + XBOX - B Button.png to attack in the reticle's direction.

New Kinsect Bonus: Powder Vortex

MH Rise Sunbreak - Powder Vortex
Using Powder Vortex, the Kinsect collects dust particles within a set range and then concentrates them for an explosion.

New Kinsect Bonus: Boosted Powder Extract

MH Rise Sunbreak - Boosted Powder Extract
After using assisted attacks, a powder containing all 3 extracts will appear in the air, allowing hunters to collect them by simply moving through it.

New Kinsect Bonus: Kinsect Charge

MH Rise Sunbreak - Kinsect Charge
With Kinsect Charge, the Kinsect can automatically charge toward monsters even when it's not with you.

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Light Bowgun

All Light Bowgun Guides
Light Bowgun 1Trees & Full List Light Bowgun 2How to Use Light Bowgun 3Best Builds

Mech Silkbind Shot

MHRise Sunbreak - LBG Mech Silkbind Shot

Switched With
Silkbind Glide
Description
Unleashes an onslaught of attacks. Each shot is laced with Ironsilk, giving each the increased power to break parts or make the monster mountable. Only lasts for a certain amount of time.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - R + NSW - X
R + X
PC
MH Rise - Shift Button + MH Rise - M5 Click
Shift + MB5
PlayStation
PS4 - R1 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
R1 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Right Bumper.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
RB + Y

Wyvern Counter

MH Rise Sunbreak - Light Bowgun Wyvern Counter

Switched With
Fanning Vault
Description
An urgent retreat that fires a shot with massive recoil. Use this mainly for evasion only as the shot does not deal huge damage.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - R + NSW - A
R + A
PC
MH Rise - Shift Button + MH Rise - M4 Click
Shift + MB4
PlayStation
PS4 - R1 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
R1 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Right Bumper.png + XBOX - B Button.png
RB + B

Critical Firepower

MH Rise Sunbreak - LBG Critical Firepower Switch Skill

Switched With
Marksman
Description
A shooting style that further raises the damage output but narrows down the critical distance and increases recoil. Normal shots deal 30% more damage, Spread increases by 20%, and Pierce increases by 10%. Does not apply to certain ammo types.
Controls
Switch
Press NSW - ZR to shoot
zR
PC
Press MH Rise - Left Click to shoot
Left Click
PlayStation
Press PS4 - R2 Button.png to shoot
R2
Xbox
Press XBOX - Right Trigger.png to shoot
RT

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Heavy Bowgun

All Heavy Bowgun Guides
Heavy Bowgun 1Trees & Full List Heavy Bowgun 2How to Use Heavy Bowgun 3Best Builds

Rising Moon

MHRise Sunbreak - HBG Rising Moon

Switched With
Counter Shot
Description
Generates a ring of Ironsilk. When ammo passes through it, it extends the ammo's range extending some ammo's viability from father away.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - R + NSW - X
R + X
PC
MH Rise - Shift Button + MH Rise - M5 Click
Shift + MB5
PlayStation
PS4 - R1 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
R1 + Triangle
Xbox
XBOX - Right Bumper.png + XBOX - Y Button.png
RB + Y

Setting Sun

MH Rise Sunbreak - Heavy Bowgun Setting Sun

Switched With
Free Silkbind Glide
Description
Generates a ring of Ironsilk. When ammo passes through it, range is decreased but firing pierce / multi-hit ammos will have increased number of hits upon impact.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Fast
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - R + NSW - A
R + A
PC
MH Rise - Shift Button + MH Rise - M4 Click
Shift + MB4
PlayStation
PS4 - R1 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
R1 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Right Bumper.png + XBOX - B Button.png
RB + B

Crouching Shot

MH Rise Sunbreak - Heavy Bowgun Crouching Shot

Switched With
Charged Shot
Description
Your Hunter crouches down and lets out a barrage of bullets, allowing you to fire in rapid succession. The longer you fire, the shorter the firing interval becomes. This also overheats your HBG so manage it properly, else you won't be able to use this technique in a long while. Does not apply to certain ammo types.
Controls
Switch
Hold NSW - ZR to crouch and shoot
zR
PC
Hold MH Rise - Left Click to crouch and shoot
Left Click
PlayStation
Hold PS4 - R2 Button.png to crouch and shoot
R2
Xbox
Hold XBOX - Right Trigger.png to crouch and shoot
RT

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Bow

All Bow Guides
Bow 1Trees & Full List Bow 2How to Use Bow 3Best Builds

Bolt Boost

MHRise Sunbreak - BOW Bolt Boost

Switched With
Herculean Draw
Description
Activates Super Critical Range for a short time. All arrows fired at Super Critical Range will deal increased damage. The activation lasts for around 105s.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - R + NSW - A
R + A
PC
MH Rise - Shift Button + MH Rise - M4 Click
Shift + MB4
PlayStation
PS4 - R1 Button.png + PS4 - Circle Button.png
R1 + Circle
Xbox
XBOX - Right Bumper.png + XBOX - B Button.png
RB + B

Butcher's Bind

MH Rise Sunbreak - Bow Butcher

Switched With
Focus Shot
Description
Fires an arrow loaded with Ironsilk. Shooting the tether spot will deal sever damage. Missing any arrow would cancel the skill.
Wirebug Gauge Recovery Speed: Medium
Wirebug Cost: 1
Controls
Switch
NSW - R + NSW - X
PC
MH Rise - Shift Button + MH Rise - M5 Click
PlayStation
PS4 - R1 Button.png + PS4 - Triangle Button.png
Xbox
XBOX - Right Bumper.png + XBOX - Y Button.png

Press A, MB4, Circle, or B to continue firing arrows midair.
Press X, MB5, Triangle, or Y to follow-up with an Aerial Diving Melee Attack.
R + X
Shift + MB5
R1 + Triangle
RB + Y

Stake Thrust

MH Rise Sunbreak - Bow Stake Thrust Switch Skill

Switched With
Melee Attack
Description
Thrusts an explosive stake on your target. The stake reacts to follow-up attacks, dealing extra damage. The amount of damage dealt is determined by the type of arrow used.
Controls
Switch
NSW - A
NSW - X after Charging Sidestep

PC
MH Rise - M4 Click
MH Rise - M5 Click after Charging Sidestep

PlayStation
PS4 - Circle Button.png
PS4 - Triangle Button.png after Charging Sidestep

Xbox
XBOX - B Button.png
XBOX - Y Button.png after Charging Sidestep

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New Switch Skill Feature: Skill Swap

MHRise Sunbreak - Switch Skill Swap

A new mechanic called Switch Skill Swap will also be introduced in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak! This allows hunters to quickly switch between two Switch Skill and Silkbind Attack loadouts during hunts. In addition, a Swap Evade mechanic can be done right after switching, allowing for more freedom in play style.

How to Switch Skill Swap

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Related Guides

Sunbreak DLC Partial Banner.png

Sunbreak DLC Complete Guide

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 Monster Hunter Rise - New Palico Moves.pngPalico 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 - Furious Rajang Partial BannerFurious Rajang
MH Rise Sunbreak - Gaismagorm Monster Partial Banner.pngGaismagorm MH Rise Sunbreak - Garangolm Partial BannerGarangolm 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 - Scorned Magnamalo Partial BannerScorned Magnamalo
MH Rise Sunbreak - Seething Bazelgeuse Partial BannerSeething Bazelgeuse MHRise Sunbreak - Seregios IconSeregios MH Rise Sunbreak - Shagaru Magala Partial BannerShagaru Magala
MH Rise Sunbreak - Shogun Ceanataur Partial BannerShogun Ceanataur
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 Monsters

Sunbreak Locations

MH Rise Sunbreak - Forlorn ArenaForlorn Arena MH Rise Sunbreak - CitadelThe Citadel
MH Rise Sunbreak - Elgado Outpost Icon BannerElgado Outpost MH Rise Sunbreak - The Jungle MapThe Jungle

List of Maps and Locations

Sunbreak-Related News

MH Rise Sunbreak - New FeaturesAll Sunbreak Features MH Rise Sunbreak - Release Date and Release TimeRelease Date and Time New Sunbreak Silkbind Attacks and Switch Skills Banner without titleSilkbind Attacks & Switch Skills
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MH Rise Sunbreak - How to PreloadHow to Preload MH Rise Sunbreak - Is There a Demo Banner without titleDemo Guide and Monsters MH Rise Sunbreak - How to Unlock Master RankHow to Unlock Master Rank
MH Rise Sunbreak - Things to Do Before Sunbreak Top BannerThings To Do Before Sunbreak MH Rise Sunbreak - Update 10.0 Icon BannerUpdate 10.0 Patch Notes & Summary

Sunbreak Product Info

MH Rise Sunbreak - Pro Controller Banner without titleSunbreak Pro Controller MH Rise Sunbreak - AmiiboAmiibo
MH Rise Sunbreak - All Sunbreak Game Editions Banner without TitleGame Editions MH Rise Sunbreak - Bonus Add-On ContentPreorder Bonuses and How to Preorder

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