Optional Quests - Iceborne | Monster Hunter World (MHW)

This is a list of all optional quests for Monster Hunter World's (MHW) Expansion Pack. Continue to see all the available optional / free quests that you can tackle in the frosty expansion.

Master Rank Optional Quests- IceBorne

This is a list of quest for all the Optional Quests avaialable after purchasing the Iceborne expansion for Monster Hunter World (MHW). For a list of all optional quests in the basegame, see the link below.

Optional Quest List

Optional Quest List - Iceborne

Quest Name/Rank Requirement Target Area
Deep Snow Diver
(Reach MR1)
BeotodusBeotodus Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
Call of the Wild
(Reach MR1)
No Targets Available. Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
The Great Jagras Returns!
(Reach MR1)
Great JagrasGreat Jagras Ancient Forest
Literary Thief
(Reach MR1)
Kulu-Ya-KuKulu-Ya-Ku Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
New World Problems
(Reach MR1)
Pukei-PukeiPukei-Pukei Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
Beating Around the Bush
(Reach MR1)
Tobi-KadachiTobi-Kadachi Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
Wildspire Treasure Hunt
(Reach MR1)
Kulu-Ya-KuKulu-Ya-Ku Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
Taster's Tour
(Reach MR1)
Pukei-PukeiPukei-Pukei Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
Dragged Through the Mud
(Reach MR1)
BarrothBarroth Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
Jyura in My Way
(Reach MR1)
JyuratodusJyuratodus Wildspire Waste
All the Wrong Signals
(Reach MR1)
Tzitzi-ya-kuTzitzi-ya-ku Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
Grinding My Girros
(Reach MR1)
Great GirrosGreat Girros Rotten Vale
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
Can't Bring Yourself To It
(Reach MR1)
DodogamaDodogama Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice".
The Purr-fect Room: Stone
(Reach MR10)
TigrexTigrex Hoarfrost Reach
Secret of the Ooze
(Reach MR10)
BrachydiosBrachydios Elder's Recess
Special Arena: MR Brachydios
(Reach MR10)
BrachydiosBrachydios Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "A Smashing Cross Counter" and captured a Brachydios.
Special Arena: MR Tigrex
(Reach MR10)
TigrexTigrex Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Absolute Power" and captured a tigrex.
Red and Black Aces
(Reach MR11)
RathalosRathalos Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Talk with Seliana's smithy after reaching MR 11 or higher.
Simmer and Slice!
(Reach MR11)
GlavenusGlavenus Wildspire Waste
Runnin', Rollin', and Weepin'
(Reach MR11)
TigrexTigrex Rotten Vale
Festival of Explosions!
(Reach MR11)
BrachydiosBrachydios Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Have a rank of MR 11 or higher. Talk to Seliana's Smithy while equipping the Fireproof Mantle.
Proud White Knight
(Reach MR12)
BariothBarioth Hoarfrost Reach
A Nasty Flesh Wound
(Reach MR12)
OdogaronOdogaron Coral Highlands
Noblefrost Hunter
(Reach MR12)
Shrieking LegianaShrieking Legiana Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "When the Mist Taketh You"
Hymn of Moon and Sun
(Reach MR125)
Gold RathianGold Rathian Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Reach MR 125 or higher.
Tundra Troublemaker
(Reach MR13)
Fulgur AnjanathFulgur Anjanath Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "The Thunderous Troublemaker"
Treasure in the Snow
(Reach MR13)
Shrieking LegianaShrieking Legiana Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "When the Mist Taketh You" and talk to the 2nd fleet commander.
These Azure Eyes See All
(Reach MR13)
Azure RathalosAzure Rathalos Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "When the Mist Taketh You" and discovered a master rank Azure Rathalos.
In the Heat of the Moment
(Reach MR13)
Black DiablosBlack Diablos Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "When the Mist Taketh You" and discovered a master rank Black Diablos.
Blue Rathalos Blues
(Reach MR13)
Azure RathalosAzure Rathalos Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "When the Mist Taketh You" and discovered a master rank Azure Rathalos.
Special Arena: Mr Azure Rathalos
(Reach MR13)
Azure RathalosAzure Rathalos Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "When the Mist Taketh You" and captured an Azure Rathalos.
Special Arena: Mr Black Diablos
(Reach MR13)
Black DiablosBlack Diablos Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "When the Mist Taketh You" and captured a Black Diablos
Misfortune in the Forest
(Reach MR14)
Ebony OdogaronEbony Odogaron Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Bad Friends, Great Enemies"
A Shadowy Offender
(Reach MR14)
Ebony OdogaronEbony Odogaron Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "Bad Friends, Great Enemies".
This Corroded Blade
(Reach MR14)
Acidic GlavenusAcidic Glavenus Rotten Vale
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "The Disintegrating Blade"
Trap the Thunder Jaw
(Reach MR14)
Fulgur AnjanathFulgur Anjanath Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "The Thunderous Troublemaker". Talk to Seliana's Smithy while having the Thunderproof Mantle.
Special Arena: Mr Fulgur Anjanath
(Reach MR14)
Fulgur AnjanathFulgur Anjanath Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "The Thunderous Troublemaker" and captured a Fulgur Anjanath.
The Purr-fect Room: Light Iron
(Reach MR15)
Acidic GlavenusAcidic Glavenus Rotten Vale
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "The Disintegrating Blade" and "The Purr-fect Room: Stone" then talk to the Seliana room attendant.
Special Arena: Mr Acidic Glavenus
(Reach MR15)
Acidic GlavenusAcidic Glavenus Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "The Disintegrating Blade' and captured an Acidic Glavenus.
Special Arena: Mr Ebony Odogaron
(Reach MR15)
Ebony OdogaronEbony Odogaron Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "Bad Friends, Great Enemies" and captured an Ebony Odogaron
Divine Surge
(Reach MR150)
KirinKirin Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Reach MR 150 or higher.
Duet Rime
(Reach MR16)
Shrieking LegianaShrieking Legiana Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Talk to Seliana's Smithy while your rank is MR 16 or higher and while you're equipping the Iceproof mantle.
The Purr-fect Room: Dark Iron
(Reach MR16)
OdogaronOdogaron Rotten Vale
Piercing Black
(Reach MR17)
Black DiablosBlack Diablos Wildspire Waste
Clashing Swords Upon The Rime
(Reach MR17)
VelkhanaVelkhana Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "The Iceborne Wyvern"
The Storm Brings the Unexpected
(Reach MR175)
Kushala DaoraKushala Daora Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Have an MR rank above 175
Seething with Anger
(Reach MR18)
Seething BazelgueseSeething Bazelguese Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a master rank Seething Bazelguese.
Lightning Crashes
(Reach MR19 )
KirinKirin Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a master rank Kirin.
The Harbinger of Clear Skies
(Reach MR19)
Kushala DaoraKushala Daora Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a master rank Kushala Daora
The Purr-Fect Room: Silver
(Reach MR19)
Seething BazelgueseSeething Bazelguese Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "The Purr-fect Room: Light Iron" then talk to the room attendant in Seliana.
Here Comes the Deathmaker
(Reach MR19)
Blackveil Vaal HazakBlackveil Vaal Hazak Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "Absolute Power" then talk to the room attendant in Seliana.
Wings of the Wind
(Reach MR19)
Kushala DaoraKushala Daora Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Unlocked after discovering a master rank Kushala Daora.
Royal Audience on the Sand
(Reach MR19)
TeostraTeostra Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a master rank Teostra
It's the Afterlife for Me
(Reach MR19)
Blackveil Vaal HazakBlackveil Vaal Hazak Rotten Vale
Ice Catch!
(Reach MR2)
BeotodusBeotodus Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice"
Special Arena: MR Pukei-Pukei
(Reach MR2)
Pukei-PukeiPukei-Pukei Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice" and capture a master rank Pukei-Pukei.
Special Arena: MR Barroth
(Reach MR2)
BarrothBarroth Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice" and capture a master rank Barroth.
Special Arena: MR Tobi-Kadachi
(Reach MR2)
Tobi-KadachiTobi-Kadachi Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Baptism by Ice" and capture a master rank Tobi-Kadachi.
Memories of the Sea God
(Reach MR20)
NamielleNamielle Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a Master Rank Namielle
Master Hunter of the New World
(Reach MR200)
TeostraTeostra Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Have an MR rank above 200
The Tyrant's Banquet
(Reach MR21)
Savage DeviljhoSavage Deviljho Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Increase Deviljho's Research level to 4.
Special Arena: MR Yian Garuga
(Reach MR24)
Yian GarugaYian Garuga Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a master rank Yian Garuga.
We Run This Town
(Reach MR24)
TigrexTigrex Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Clear all M★1 to M★5 optional quests.
Achy Brachy Heart
(Reach MR24)
Raging BrachydiosRaging Brachydios Guiding Lands
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "...And My Rage for All"
All That Glitters is Furious
(Reach MR24)
Furious RajangFurious Rajang Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Clear the quest "The Fury Remains"
Special Arena: MR Zinogre
(Reach MR24)
ZinogreZinogre Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a master rank Zinogre
Taking Charge
(Reach MR3)
BanbaroBanbaro Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Banbaro Blockade" .
Greetings from the Tundra
(Reach MR3)
BeotodusBeotodus Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Banbaro Blockade" then talk to the armor shop attendant in Seliana.
Special Arena: MR Banbaro
(Reach MR3)
BanbaroBanbaro Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Banbaro Blockade" and capture a Banbaro.
Analysis Creates Paralysis
(Reach MR3)
Viper Tobi-KadachiViper Tobi-Kadachi Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike"
You Scratch Our Backs...
(Reach MR3)
BeotodusBeotodus Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "By Our Powers Combined"
A Queen At Heart
(Reach MR3)
RathianRathian Wildspire Waste
Bugger Off Bugs!
(Reach MR3)
No Targets Available. Rotten Vale
By Our Powers Combined
(Reach MR3 (1 player only))
BeotodusBeotodus Hoarfrost Reach
Trapping the Tree Trasher
(Reach MR4)
BanbaroBanbaro Ancient Forest
This Here's Big Horn Country!
(Reach MR4)
BanbaroBanbaro Elder's Recess
Poison and Paralysis Pinch
(Reach MR4)
Viper Tobi-KadachiViper Tobi-Kadachi Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike"
Boaboa Constrictor
(Reach MR4)
No Targets Available. Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike" and talk with the commander of the 2nd fleet.
Anjanath Antics
(Reach MR4)
AnjanathAnjanath Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike".
Fool's Mate
(Reach MR4)
RathianRathian Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike".
Stick Your Nose Somewhere Else
(Reach MR4)
AnjanathAnjanath Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike".
A Face Nightmares are Made Of
(Reach MR4)
Nightshade PaolumuNightshade Paolumu Wildspire Waste
The Plight of Paolumu
(Reach MR4)
PaolumuPaolumu Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike".
Protip: Stay Hydrated
(Reach MR4)
Coral Pukei-PukeiCoral Pukei-Pukei Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest Play Both Ends".
No Laughing Matter
(Reach MR4)
RadobaanRadobaan Rotten Vale
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike".
Looking For That Glimmer
(Reach MR4)
DodogamaDodogama Elder's Recess
Special Arena: MR Anjanath
(Reach MR4)
AnjanathAnjanath Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike" and capture a master rank Anjanath..
Special Arena: MR Radobaan
(Reach MR4)
RadobaanRadobaan Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike" and capture a master rank Radobaan.
Special Arena: MR Viper Tobi-Kadachi
(Reach MR4)
Viper Tobi-KadachiViper Tobi-Kadachi Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to strike" and capture a Viper Tobi-Kadachi
Special Arena: MR Rathian
(Reach MR4)
RathianRathian Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike" and capture a master rank Rathian.
Special Arena: MR Paolumu
(Reach MR4)
PaolumuPaolumu Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ready to Strike" and have captured a master rank Paolumu"
Nighty Night Nightshade
(Reach MR5)
Nightshade PaolumuNightshade Paolumu Ancient Forest
Special Arena: MR Coral Pukei-Pukei
(Reach MR5)
Coral Pukei-PukeiCoral Pukei-Pukei Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Play Both Ends" and capture a Coal Pukei-Pukei.
Special Arena: MR Nightshade Paolumu
(Reach MR5)
Nightshade PaolumuNightshade Paolumu Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "No time for naps" and captured a Nightshade Paolumu.
One Hot Night in the Spire
(Reach MR50)
LunastraLunastra Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Reach MR 50 or higher.
Feisty Girl Talk
(Reach MR6)
RathianRathian Wildspire Waste
Pink Power Grab
(Reach MR6)
Pink RathianPink Rathian Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Master Rank★6 or higher and have discovered a master rank Rathian.
Put That Red Cup Away
(Reach MR6)
Coral Pukei-PukeiCoral Pukei-Pukei Coral Highlands
Special Arena: MR Pink Rathian
(Reach MR6)
Pink RathianPink Rathian Special Arena
Remember That One Time?
(Reach MR6)
BariothBarioth Hoarfrost Reach
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz".
Swoop to a New Low
(Reach MR7)
RathalosRathalos Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz" and discover a master rank Rathalos.
Nargacoulda, Should, Woulda
(Reach MR7)
NargacugaNargacuga Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the Mission "Ever-present Shadow"
The Secret to a Good Slice
(Reach MR7)
GlavenusGlavenus Ancient Forest
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "The Scorching Blade"
A Flash of the Blade
(Reach MR7)
GlavenusGlavenus Wildspire Waste
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "The Scorching Blade"
Legiana Left Behind
(Reach MR7)
LegianaLegiana Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Complete the Mission "Blizzard Blitz" and discover a master rank Legiana.
The Black Wind
(Reach MR7)
NargacugaNargacuga Coral Highlands
Unlock Requirements: Complete the Mission "Ever-present Shadow"
Don't be a Jerk with the Jerky
(Reach MR7)
OdogaronOdogaron Rotten Vale
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz" and found a master rank Odogaron.
Everyone's a Critic
(Reach MR7)
LavasiothLavasioth Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz" and discovered a master rank lavasioth
Begone Uragaan
(Reach MR7)
UragaanUragaan Elder's Recess
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz" and discovered a master rank Uragaan.
Special Arena: MR Legiana
(Reach MR7)
LegianaLegiana Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz"and captured a Legiana.
Special Arena: MR Odogaron
(Reach MR7)
OdogaronOdogaron Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz" and captured an Odogaron.
Special Arena: MR Uragaan
(Reach MR7)
UragaanUragaan Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz"and Captured an Uragaan.
Special Arena: MR Rathalos
(Reach MR7)
RathalosRathalos Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz" and captured a Rathalos
Special Arena: MR Diablos
(Reach MR7)
DiablosDiablos Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz" and captured a Diablos
Special Arena: MR Barioth
(Reach MR7)
BariothBarioth Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Blizzard Blitz" and captured a Barioth.
Special Arena: MR Brute Tigrex
(Reach MR70)
Brute TigrexBrute Tigrex Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a Master rank Tigrex
Special Arena: MR Silver Rathalos
(Reach MR70)
Silver RathalosSilver Rathalos Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a master rank Rathalos.
Special Arena: MR Gold Rathian
(Reach MR70)
Gold RathianGold Rathian Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Hunt a master rank Rathian.
Special Arena: MR Nargacuga
(Reach MR8)
NargacugaNargacuga Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Ever-present Shadow" and captured a Nargacuga.
Special Arena: MR Glavenus
(Reach MR8)
GlavenusGlavenus Special Arena
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "The Scorching Blade" and captured a Glavenus.
A Roar that Shook the Vale
(Reach MR9)
TigrexTigrex Rotten Vale
Unlock Requirements: Complete the quest "Absolute Power"
Blast Warning In Effect!
(Reach MR9)
BrachydiosBrachydios Elder's Recess

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