Critical Boost Effects and Required Equipment | Monster Hunter World (MHW)

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This is the page for the Critical Boost skill in Monster Hunter World (MHW) and Iceborne. Keep reading to find out the effects of this skill and what equipment it's attached to!

Critical Boost Effects

Critical Boost
Increases the damage of critical hits.

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Effects by Level

Effect
Level 1 Increases damage dealt by critical hits to 30%.
Level 2 Increases damage dealt by critical hits to 35%.
Level 3 Increases damage dealt by critical hits to 40%.

Armor With Critical Boost

Name (Armor Set) Body Part
&
Slots
Skill (Lv)
Azure Starlord Guards Alpha
(Azure Starlord Alpha Armor Set)
Legs
③ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Rath Soul Helm Beta
(Rath Soul Beta Armor Set)
Head
①①ー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Rath Soul Helm Alpha
(Rath Soul Alpha Armor Set)
Head
ーーー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Intimidator (Lv 2)
Kulve Taroth's Ire Beta
(Kulve Taroth Beta Armor Set)
Torso
③①ー
Stun Resistance (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Kulve Taroth's Ire Alpha
(Kulve Taroth Alpha Armor Set)
Torso
①ーー
Stun Resistance (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 2)
Kulve Taroth's Malic Gamma
(Kulve Taroth Gamma Armor Set)
Waist
③ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Weakness Exploit (Lv 1)
Gala Suit Top Hat Alpha
(Gala Suit Alpha Armor Set)
Head
②①①
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Gala Suit Top Hat
(Gala Suit Armor Set)
Head
ーーー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Drachen Mail Alpha
(Drachen Alpha Armor Set)
Torso
③ーー
Critical Eye (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Drachen Greaves Alpha
(Drachen Alpha Armor Set)
Legs
②ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Drachen Armet Alpha
(Drachen Alpha Armor Set)
Head
③①ー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Airborne (Lv 1)
Xeno'jiiva Spurs Gamma
(Xeno'jiiva Gamma Armor Set)
Legs
②①①
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Xeno'jiiva Spine Gamma
(Xeno'jiiva Gamma Armor Set)
Waist
③①ー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Xeno'jiiva Claws Alpha
(Xeno'jiiva Alpha Armor Set)
Arms
①ーー
Flinch Free (Lv 1)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Safi Crested Boots Beta +
(Safi'jiiva Beta + Armor Set)
Legs
④②①
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Safi Crested Boots Alpha +
(Safi'jiiva Alpha + Armor Set)
Legs
③②①
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Maximum Might (Lv 1)
Safi Crested Crown Beta +
(Safi'jiiva Beta + Armor Set)
Head
④①①
Evade Window (Lv 1)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Safi Crested Crown Alpha +
(Safi'jiiva Alpha + Armor Set)
Head
②①①
Evade Window (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Safi Crested Chest Beta +
(Safi'jiiva Beta + Armor Set)
Torso
④②
Blight Resistance (Lv 1)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Safi Crested Chest Alpha +
(Safi'jiiva Alpha + Armor Set)
Torso
③②
Blight Resistance (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Rath Soul Helm Beta +
(Rath Soul Beta + Armor Set)
Head
④ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Rath Soul Helm Alpha +
(Rath Soul Alpha + Armor Set)
Head
①①ー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Cliffhanger (Lv 1)
Rath Soul Greaves Beta +
(Rath Soul Beta + Armor Set)
Legs
④ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Windproof (Lv 1)
Rath Soul Greaves Alpha +
(Rath Soul Alpha + Armor Set)
Legs
①ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Windproof (Lv 2)
Kulve Taroth's Wrath Beta +
(Kulve Taroth Beta + Armor Set)

④①①
Critical Boost (Lv 2)
Kulve Taroth's Wrath Alpha +
(Kulve Taroth Alpha + Armor Set)
Legs
②①①
Critical Boost (Lv 2)
Peak Performance (Lv 1)
Kulve Taroth's Rage Beta +
(Kulve Taroth Beta + Armor Set)

④④ー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Kulve Taroth's Rage Alpha +
(Kulve Taroth Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
③②ー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Wide-Range (Lv 3)
Zinogre Helm Beta +
(Zinogre Beta + Armor Set)
Head
④ーー
Power Prolonger (Lv 1)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Zinogre Helm Alpha +
(Zinogre Alpha + Armor Set)
Head
①ーー
Power Prolonger (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Silver Solmail Beta +
(Silver Sol Beta + Armor Set)
Torso
④ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 2)
Silver Solmail Alpha +
(Silver Sol Alpha + Armor Set)
Torso
①ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 2)
Fire Attack (Lv 2)
Silver Solcoil Beta +
(Silver Sol Beta + Armor Set)
Waist
④①ー
Windproof (Lv 1)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Silver Soulcoil Alpha +
(Silver Sol Alpha + Armor Set)
Waist
①①ー
Windproof (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Kulu Helm Alpha +
(Kulu Alpha + Armor Set)
Head
①ーー
Slinger Capacity (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Kulu Vambraces Beta +
(Kulu Beta + Armor Set)
Arms
④ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Kulu Vambraces Alpha +
(Kulu Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
①①ー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Pro Transporter (Lv 1)
Shara Ishvalda Braces Beta +
(Shara Ishvalda Beta + Armor Set)
Arms
④ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 2)
Shara Ishvalda Braces Alpha +
(Shara Ishvalda Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
①ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 2)
Coalescence (Lv 1)
Astral Cloth Alpha +
(Astral Alpha + Armor Set)
Torso
①ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 2)
Clockwork Greaves Beta +
(Clockwork Beta + Armor Set)
Legs
④ーー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Bombardier Bombardier (Lv 1)
Clockwork Greaves Alpha +
(Clockwork Alpha + Armor Set)
Legs
①①ー
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Bombardier Bombardier (Lv 2)

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Charms and Decorations With Critical Boost

Decorations

Rarity Name
8 Critical Jewel 2
12 Critical/Evasion Jewel 4
11 Critical/Protection Jewel 4
11 Critical/Maintenance Jewel 4
12 Critical/Physique Jewel 4
11 Critical/Vitality Jewel 4
11 Critical/Medicine Jewel 4

Charms

Charm Upgrade Materials
Critical Charm Rathalos Ruby x1
Rathian Ruby x1
Xeno'jiiva Gem x1
Dragoncore Ore x1
Critical Charm II Tempered Crownhorn x3
Tempered Azure Scale x3
Great Spiritvein Gem x1
Shadowcore Ore x1
Critical Charm III Great Spiritvein Gem x1
Shadowcore Ore x1
Zionium Crystal x1
Fatalis Evil Eye x1

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