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This page contains information on The Final Stand Update. This is the Fifth Free Title Update for the game Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. Read on to learn who are the new monsters and what changes were made in this update!

New Monsters


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This coming October 1, 2020 the Legendary Elder Dragon, Fatalis, has returned to Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. Fatalis is the main recurring monster in the Fifth and Final Update for Monster Hunter World Iceborne.

In order to fight Fatalis, players must finish the story of Iceborne and complete the Alatreon Investigation.

Latest Information on Fatalis

Fatalis Weapons and Armor

Fatalis Weapons
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Fatalis Alpha + Armor Set Fatalis Beta + Armor Set
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Fatalis Set Alpha + Palico Armor
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Arch-Tempered Velkhana

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Along with the release of Fatalis, Arch-Tempered Velkhana will be added to the roster and will be available in a limited-time event quest. There is no exact release date for the Arch-Tempered Velkhana at this time. The Arch-Tempered Velkhana is expected to release sometime this Fall.

Check back later for more updates!

New Skill

Clutch Claw Boost

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A brand new skill has been added in the game called the Clutch Claw Boost. This skill allows a weapon to have both the clutch claw mechanics of both Heavy and Light Weapons. As seen in the images below, Heavy Weapons will now drop Slinger Ammo and Light Weapons will now be able to Tenderize with a single Attack.

New Fest

Fun Fright Fest

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Event Period October 15, 2020 5 p.m. PDT — November 5, 2020 4:59 p.m. PDT

From October 15, 2020 5 p.m. PDT to November 5, 2020 4:59 p.m. PDT the Fun Fright Fest will be held at the Seliana Gathering Hub. Players can get Armor and Layered Armor, and decorations related to the fest by doing their respective Event Quests.

Fun Fright Fest Details

Fun Fright Fest Weapons and Armor

Demonlord Alpha + Armor Set (Male) Demonlord Alpha + Armor Set (Female)
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Fun Fright Fest Palico Armor
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Additional Fun Fright Fest Updates

Add-on Content
  • The Handler's Cute Demoness costume
  • Additional System Features
  • Seliana's Lunar Terrace will hold the Fun Fright Fest
  • Snowmen get a visual makeover
  • Redeem Fun Fright Tickets & VIP Fun Fright Tickets to craft Demonlord Alpha + Armor Set and other special equipment
  • Hunter Helper now randomly drops special rewards for master rank quests and expeditions
  • Bonus skills added to obtain special rewards more easily
  • Special Equipment that can be forged using quest rewards
  • Special Palico Equipment that can be forged using quest rewards
  • Research Requests when joining the Seliana Fest
  • New decor can now be placed in your room in Seliana when joining the Seliana Fest
  • Guild Card titles, backgrounds, and poses added when joining the Seliana Fest
  • Special items at the Steamworks are only available during the Fun Fright Fest
  • Preview the Handler's special costumes are only available during the Fun Fright Fest
  • Sales at all facilities are only available during the Fun Fright Fest
  • More login bonuses are only available during the Fun Fright Fest
  • Daily Limited Bounties are only available during the Fun Fright Fest
  • Additional Content

    New Layered Armor

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    In this Fifth Free Title Update, all the remaining Master Rank Armors are now available to be crafted as Layered Armor. Players are now able to further mix and match multiple Master Rank armors as Layered Armor.

    New Guild & Squad Cards

    New Guild Cards
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    New Squad Cards
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    In this Free Title Update, 2 new Guild Cards will be added and a total of 10 new Squad Cards will be added. Players will only be able to use this if they own the Iceborne DLC.

    New Pendants & Room Decor

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    Free Pendants
    Super-8 Mini (Player 1) Super-8 Mini (Player 2) -
    Paid Pendants
    Mechanical Gold Watch Mechanical Silver Watch Blazing Glavenus Candle
    Shocked Kulu-Ya-Ku Beelzeboar -
    Paid Room Decor
    Beotodus Skull
    Paid Monster Figures
    Kulve Taroth Bazelgeuese Deviljho
    Shara Ishvalda 1 Shara Ishvalda 2 Alatreon
    Fatalis Lunastra Uragaan

    Additional System Updates

    Major Adjustments
  • Wounds inflicted on monsters now take longer to disappear
  • Carved Feystones and Sealed Feystones now have a higher chance to be appraised as high rarity decorations
  • Sealed Feystones have a higher chance to drop from the special rewards
  • The following charms have been added: Shaver Charm / Earplugs Charm V / Master's Charm V / Critical Charm III / Exploiter Charm III / Handicraft Charm V
  • The following decorations have been added: Diversion Jewel 3 / Acrobat Jewel 3 / Shaver Jewel 3
  • Additional System Features
  • Elder Melder: Soul Stream III has been added to the First Wyvern Rituals
  • Elder Melder: Decorations of Rarity 9 or above can now be used in Meld Decorations
  • Elder Melder: The following decorations can now be made via Meld Decorations: Elementless Jewel 2 / Shield Jewel 2 / Sharp Jewel 2 / Dragonseal Jewel 3 / Mighty Bow Jewel 2 / Mind's Eye Jewel 2
  • New BGM can now be played in your room in Seliana
  • New designs for the Squad Card added
  • New layered armor added
  • New Pendants added
  • Decor Rewards added as Steamworks Overdrive Bonus items
  • Unpurchased downloadable content within the following categories now have links that take you to their store page: Gestures / Poses / Stickers / Change Appearance / Pendants / Handler's Outfits / Room Customization & Decor / Music Players / Figures
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