Assigned Quests List | Monster Hunter World (MHW)

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assigned quests

This is a list of all Assigned Quests in Monster Hunter World (MHW). Read on to see all the assigned quests available in the game and explore the lush world of Monster Hunter!

What are Assigned Quests?

Assigned Quests are quests that are needed to advance the story. Advancing the story can unlock new content such as new facilities, new monsters, and new quests! Make sure to progress through the game's story mode first to truly enjoy MHW later on!

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Low Rank Assigned Quests

Quest Name/Rank Requirement Target Area
Bird-Brained Bandit
(HR2)
Kulu-Ya-KuKulu-Ya-Ku Completion Requirements: Hunt a Kulu-Ya-Ku Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Clear "The Great Jagras Hunt"
Urgent: Pukei Pukei Hunt
(HR2)
Pukei-PukeiPukei-Pukei Completion Requirements: Hunt a Pukei-Pukei Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Clear "Bird-Brained Bandit"
The Best Kind of Quest
(HR3)
BarrothBarroth Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Clear "Urgent: Pukei Pukei Hunt"
Sinister Shadows In The Swamp
(HR3)
JyuratodusJyuratodus Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Clear "The Best Kind of Quest"
Flying Sparks: Tobi Kadachi
(HR4)
Tobi-KadachiTobi-Kadachi Completion Requirements: Hunt a Tobi-Kadachi Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Clear "Sinister Shadows In The Swamp"
The Encroaching Anjanath
(HR4)
AnjanathAnjanath Completion Requirements: Hunt an Anjanath Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Clear "Flying Sparks: Tobi Kadachi"
One For The History Books
(HR5)
No Large Monster Target Available. Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Great Ravine
Unlock Requirements: Clear "The Encroaching Anjanath"
Ballooning Problems
(HR6)
PaolumuPaolumu Completion Requirements: Hunt a Paolumu Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Clear the "One For The History Books" Assigned Quest.
Radobaan Roadblock
(HR7)
RadobaanRadobaan Completion Requirements: Hunt a Radobaan Rotten Vale
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "Ballooning Problems".
The Embodiment of Legiana
(HR8)
LegianaLegiana Completion Requirements: Hunt a Legiana Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Discover a Great Girros and hunt a Radobaan.
Into The Bowels of The Vale
(HR8)
OdogaronOdogaron Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Rotten Vale
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "The Embodiment of Legiana".
A Fiery Throne Atop The Forest
(HR8)
RathalosRathalos Completion Requirements: Hunt a Rathalos Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Clear the assigned quest "Into the Bowels of the Vale".
Horned Tyrant Below The Sands
(HR8)
DiablosDiablos Completion Requirements: Hunt a Diablos Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Clear the assigned quest "Into the Bowels of the Vale".
A Kestodon Kerfuffle
(No Condition)
No Large Monster Target Available. Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Clear "Jagras of The Ancient Forest"
The Great Jagras Hunt
(No Condition)
Great JagrasGreat Jagras Completion Requirements: Hunt a Great Jagras Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Clear "A Kestodon Kerfuffle"
Jagras of The Ancient Forest
(No Condition)
No Large Monster Target Available. Completion Requirements: Slay 7 Jagras Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Available from the start.

High Rank Assigned Quests

Quest Name/Rank Requirement Target Area
A Colossal Task
(HR10)
No Large Monster Target Available. Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Everstream
Unlock Requirements: Clear the assigned quests "Horned Tyrant Below The Sands" and "A Fiery Throne Atop The Forest".
Invader In The Waste
(HR11)
Pukei-PukeiPukei-Pukei Completion Requirements: Hunt a Pukei-Pukei Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Clear the assigned quest "A Colossal Task".
Tickled Pink
(HR11)
AnjanathAnjanath Completion Requirements: Hunt an Anjanath Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Complete the assigned quest "Invader of the Waste".
Old World Monster In The New World
(HR12)
Pink RathianPink Rathian Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Clear the assigned quest "Tickled Pink" and collect enough ??? Tracks (Pink Rathian).
A Wound and a Thirst
(HR13)
NergiganteNergigante Completion Requirements: Slay Nergigante Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Speak to the Chief Ecologist in Astera after collecting enough Nergigante tracks in Elder's Recess.
Kushala Daora, Dragon of Steel
(HR14)
Kushala DaoraKushala Daora Completion Requirements: Slay Kushala Daora Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Clear the assigned quest "A Wound and a Thirst". Speak to the Chief Ecologist after collecting enough ??? Tracks (Kushala Daora) in Ancient Forest.
Teostra the Infernal
(HR14)
TeostraTeostra Completion Requirements: Slay Teostra Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Clear the assigned quest "A Wound and a Thirst". Speak to the Chief Ecologist after collecting enough ??? Tracks (Teostra) in Wildspire Waste.
Hellish Fiend Vaal Hazak
(HR14)
Vaal HazakVaal Hazak Completion Requirements: Slay Vaal Hazak Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Clear the assigned quest "A Wound and a Thirst". Speak to the Chief Ecologist after collecting enough ??? Tracks (Vaal Hazak) in Rotten Vale.
Land of Convergence
(HR15)
XenoXeno'jiiva Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Confluence of Fates
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quests, "Kushala Daora, Dragon of Steel", "Teostra the Infernal", "Hellish Fiend Vaal Hazak".

Special Assignment Quests

Quest Name/Rank Requirement Target Area
The Food Chain Dominator
(HR13)
DeviljhoDeviljho Completion Requirements: Hunt a Deviljho Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the assigned quest "Old World Monster In The New World". Speak to the Jovial Scholar in Astera after collecting enough ??? Tracks (Deviljho).
The Blazing Sun
(HR16)
TeostraTeostra Completion Requirements: Slay Teostra Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Speak to The Huntsman once you reach HR16 or higher. Those who already acquired the Iceborne DLC without finishing the base game's story first may not have access to this quest.
Pandora's Arena
(HR16)
LunastraLunastra Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "The Blazing Sun".
No Remorse, No Surrender
(HR16)
LunastraLunastra Completion Requirements: Slay all target monsters:
Lunastra, Teostra Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Pandora's Arena"
A Visitor from Another World
(HR16)
Kulu-Ya-KuKulu-Ya-Ku Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Speak to the Serious Handler in Astera once she has a blue exclamation point above her.
The Legendary Beast
(HR16)
BehemothBehemoth Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Return to Astera after clearing the special assignment "A Visitor From Another World".
He Taketh It With His Eyes
(HR16)
BehemothBehemoth Completion Requirements: Slay the Behemoth Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Return to Astera after clearing the special assignment "The Legendary Beast".
Contract: Trouble in the Ancient Forest
(HR16)
LeshenLeshen Completion Requirements: Complete the assignment Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Finish the Base Game's story. Speak to the Felynes near Astera's Tradeyard to receive the Special Assignment chain.

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