Astera Appreciation Fest | Monster Hunter World (MHW)

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This page covers the Astera Appreciation Fest event in Monster Hunter World (MHW). Keep reading to find out what event quests are available, obtainable limited time equipment, and when the event will be held!

Astera Appreciation Fest Event Period

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Event Period January 15, 2021 ~ January 29, 2021

Astera Appreciation Fest Event Details

Forge Limited Time Equipment

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During the Appreciation Fest, you can make equipment that will only be available for a limited time. Once the event is up, these items won't be available anymore so better make them as soon as possible!

Collect Tickets and Forge Party Themed Gear!

Using Joyful Tickets obtained via Login Bonuses or Daily Bounties you can forge an armor set, a layered armor set, and a Palico armor set!

Gala Suit Set Gala Suit Layered Armor Felyne Star Set

Forge a Unique Lance

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With Appreciation Tickets, you can forge the Fair Wind Lance, a sleep-imbued lance that’s actually the banner of the Fifth Fleet! It can also be upgraded twice after this, so get it ASAP so you can spend your appreciation tickets to upgrade it fully.

Raise Your Hunter Rank

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During this event there are quests that are great for raising your Hunter Rank. As your HR goes up more quests will unlock so those who have a low HR should take advantage of these quests!

Collect Augmentation Materials

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At the Appreciation Festival, quests where Augmentation Materials are easily obtained will be made available. We recommend making sure to take advantage of this availability due to the rarity of Augmentation Materials.

Farm Monster Materials

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During the Appreciation Festival, quests wherein you can easily obtain monster materials will be available.

Hunt The Greatest Jagras and The Name's Lavasioth!

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The quest The Greatest Jagras and The Name's Lavasioth are unique quests to this event that allows you to hunt two of the most underrated monsters. The Greatest Jagras and Lavasioth on these quest are way stronger but they will give a ton of jewels that can be useful if you are still lacking decorations for your equipments.

Unique Event Gears

Quest Name Reward
The Greatest Jagras Skull Mask Layered Head
Kulu Ya Ku Layered Head
The Name's Lavasioth Beetle Set

Limited Exclusive Items

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This event was released exclusively for PS4 players before but now, PC players will get the chance to experience these limited quests from the Astera Appreciation Festival.

Quest Name Reward
Timberland Troublemakers Bristly Pincushion
Kings Know No Fear Sealed Eye Patch Layered Armor
Wiggler Head Layered Armor

The Wyvern Impact

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The quest Every Hunter's Dream will be available in the arena challenges to allow players to craft one of the best Great Sword in the game which is The Wyvern Impact.

Appraisal Weapons From Kulve Taroth

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The Kulve Taroth siege will be once again available for both the PC and the PS4 version during the Astera Appreciation Fest. This quest will allow you to appraise excellent and powerful elemental weapons that can drop by breaking Kulve Taroth parts!

Arch Tempered Xeno'Jiiva

During this event, the Arch Tempered Xeno'Jiiva will also be available for players to hunt in order to get Xeno'Jiiva γ gears.

Limited Collaboration Equipments

All the previous limited collaboration quests will be available again for all the players to hunt! These limited collaboration quests will reward players with Azure Stargems to craft the Azure Starlord gears or the Unity Symbol to craft Dante's exclusive gears.

Collecting Large Monster Crowns

You can encounter some of biggest version of the monsters throughout the event. Therefore, this is the best time to for you to complete the trophy achievements in the game.

List of Quests with Gold Crown Monsters

Quest Name Large Monsters
Deep Green Blues Great Jagras
Wildspire Bolero Kulu-Ya-Ku
Coral Waltz Tzitzi-Ya-Ku
Pink Rathian
Effluvial Opera Great Girros
Rock N' Roll Recess Dodogama
Azure Rathalos

Astera Appreciation Fest Special Features

Receptionists and Mascots Will Wear Themed Outfits

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During the Appreciation Fest, the costumes of the NPCs around the hubs including the Handler and your pet pig get their own festive costumes to reflect the Appreciation Fest.

Return of Event Quests

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During the Appreciation Fest, all event quests in the past that have already passed by will once again be available. Be sure to catch it if you've missed them the first time!

Boosted Facilities


Daily Login Bonuses

During this event, you get three Lucky Vouchers when you log in for the day instead of one. You can also get a Appreciation Ticket as a login bonus during the event! Lucky Vouchers increase the rewards for a quest, and the Appreciation Tickets are limited time items that are only available at this time that you can turn into the workshop for seasonal event armor sets.

Delivery Bounty

During this event the daily delivery bounty will give you bonus items, such as the Appreciation Ticket and Fireworks! Yay!

Sale on Facilities

During the event, facilities will hold a sale for their items, making them cheaper. No better time to stock up on hunting supplies and head out to hunt than now!

Limited Seasonal Platter Meal

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Additionally, there is a special meal only available at the Gathering Hub for the duration of the Fest. The Seasonal Platter does not cost ingredients and buffs your character with 50 health and stamina points, and it has three star activation for food abilities! Don’t forget to fill up before a quest!

How to Join The Appreciation Fest

The Appreciation Festival occurs when you enter the Gathering Hub. If you’re just getting started, keep in mind you need to unlock the Gathering Hub in the story before being able to do this!

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