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This is the page for the Attack 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!

Attack Boost Effects

Attack Boost
Increases attack power. Also improves affinity at higher levels.

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Effects by Level

Effect
Level 1 Attack +3
Level 2 Attack +6
Level 3 Attack +9
Level 4 Attack +12 Affinity +5%
Level 5 Attack +15 Affinity +5%
Level 6 Attack +18 Affinity +5%
Level 7 Attack +21 Affinity +5%

Armor With Attack Boost

Name (Armor Set) Body Part
&
Slots
Skill (Lv)
Rathalos Helm Beta
(Rathalos Beta Armor Set)
Head
①ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Rathalos Helm Alpha
(Rathalos Alpha Armor Set)
Head
ーーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Fire Attack (Lv 1)
Rathalos Helm
(Rathalos Armor Set)
Head
ーーー
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Rathalos Vambraces Alpha
(Rathalos Alpha Armor Set)
Arms
ーーー
Fire Resistance (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Bone Mail Beta
(Bone Beta Armor Set)
Torso
①ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Bone Mail Alpha
(Bone Alpha Armor Set)
Torso
ーーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Bone Mail
(Bone Armor Set)
Torso
ーーー
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Bone Vambraces Alpha
(Bone Alpha Armor Set)
Arms
ーーー
Slugger (Lv 1)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Drachen Greaves Alpha
(Drachen Alpha Armor Set)
Legs
②ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Critical Boost (Lv 1)
Drachen Vambraces Alpha
(Drachen Alpha Armor Set)
Arms
②②ー
Critical Eye (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Dober Mail Beta
(Dober Beta Armor Set)
Torso
③ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Dober Mail Alpha
(Dober Alpha Armor Set)
Torso
①ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Mushroomancer (Lv 1)
Dober Coil Alpha
(Dober Alpha Armor Set)
Waist
②ーー
Dragon Resistance (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Dober Greaves Beta
(Dober Beta Armor Set)
Legs
①ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Dober Greaves Alpha
(Dober Alpha Armor Set)
Legs
ーーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Stamina Surge (Lv 1)
Geralt's Body Alpha
(Geralt Alpha Armor Set)
Torso
①①ー
Health Boost (Lv 3)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Nergigante Helm Alpha
(Nergigante Alpha Armor Set)
Head
①ーー
Maximum Might (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Nergigante Coil Beta
(Nergigante Beta Armor Set)
Waist
②ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Nergigante Coil Alpha
(Nergigante Alpha Armor Set)
Waist
ーーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Stamina Surge (Lv 1)
Nergigante Greaves Gamma
(Nergigante Gamma Armor Set)
Legs
②②ー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Nergigante Vambraces Gamma
(Nergigante Gamma Armor Set)
Arms
②①①
Partbreaker (Lv 1)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Nergigante Vambraces Alpha
(Nergigante Alpha Armor Set)
Arms
ーーー
Agitator (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Golden Hakama Beta +
(Rajang Beta + Armor Set)
Legs
④②ー
Resentment (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Golden Hakama Alpha +
(Rajang Alpha + Armor Set)
Legs
②②ー
Resentment (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Rose Jacket Alpha +
(Rose Alpha + Armor Set)

④ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Rex Roar Mail Beta +
(Brute Tigrex Beta + Armor Set)
Torso
④①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Weakness Exploit (Lv 1)
Rex Roar Mail Alpha +
(Brute Tigrex Alpha + Armor Set)
Torso
③ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Weakness Exploit (Lv 1)
Rex Roar Helm Beta +
(Brute Tigrex Beta + Armor Set)
Head
④ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Free Meal (Lv 1)
Rex Roar Helm Alpha +
(Brute Tigrex Alpha + Armor Set)
Head
③ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Free Meal (Lv 1)
Rex Roar Braces Beta +
(Brute Tigrex Beta + Armor Set)
Arms
④ーー
Health Boost (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Rex Roar Braces Alpha +
(Brute Tigrex Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
③ーー
Health Boost (Lv 3)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Tigrex Helm Beta +
(Tigrex Beta + Armor Set)
Head
④ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Earplugs (Lv 1)
Tigrex Helm Alpha +
(Tigrex Alpha + Armor Set)
Head
①ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Earplugs (Lv 2)
Tigrex Braces Beta +
(Tigrex Beta + Armor Set)
Arms
④ーー
Speed Eating (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Tigrex Braces Alpha +
(Tigrex Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
①ーー
Speed Eating (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Leon's Torso Alpha +
(Leon Alpha + Armor Set)
Waist
④ーー
Agitator (Lv 1)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Leon's Arms Alpha +
(Leon Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
④ーー
Agitator (Lv 1)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Rathalos Helm Beta +
(Rathalos Beta + Armor Set)
Head
④①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Rathalos Helm Alpha +
(Rathalos Alpha + Armor Set)
Head
②ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Fire Attack (Lv 2)
Rathalos Greaves Beta +
(Rathalos Beta + Armor Set)
Legs
④ーー
Slinger Capacity (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Rathalos Greaves Alpha +
(Rathalos Alpha + Armor Set)
Legs
③ーー
Slinger Capacity (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Buff Legs Alpha +
(Buff Body Alpha + Armor Set)
Legs
④ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Heroics (Lv 2)
Buff Arms Alpha +
(Buff Body Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
④ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Resuscitate (Lv 1)
Bone Mail Beta +
(Bone Beta + Armor Set)
Torso
④①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Bone Mail Alpha +
(Bone Alpha + Armor Set)
Torso
②ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Health Boost (Lv 1)
Bone Vambraces Alpha +
(Bone Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
②ーー
Slugger (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Dober Mail Beta +
(Dober Beta + Armor Set)
Torso
④①①
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Effluvia Resistance (Lv 1)
Dober Mail Alpha +
(Dober Alpha + Armor Set)
Torso
①①①
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Effluvia Resistance (Lv 1)
Dober Coil Beta +
(Dober Beta + Armor Set)
Waist
④②ー
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Stun Resistance (Lv 1)
Dober Coil Alpha +
(Dober Alpha + Armor Set)
Waist
②①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Stun Resistance (Lv 2)
Dober Greaves Beta +
(Dober Beta + Armor Set)
Legs
④②ー
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Mushroomancer (Lv 1)
Dober Greaves Alpha +
(Dober Alpha + Armor Set)
Legs
②ーー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Mushroomancer (Lv 2)
Ruinous Coil Beta +
(Ruiner Nergi Beta + Armor Set)
Waist
④①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Earplugs (Lv 1)
Ruinous Coil Alpha +
(Ruiner Nergi Alpha + Armor Set)
Waist
②①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Earplugs (Lv 1)
Ruinous Vambraces Beta +
(Ruiner Nergi Beta + Armor Set)
Arms
④①ー
Agitator (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Ruinous Vambraces Alpha +
(Ruiner Nergi Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
③ーー
Agitator (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Jagras Mail Beta +
(Jagras Beta + Armor Set)
Torso
④ーー
Evade Extender (Lv 1)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Jagras Mail Alpha +
(Jagras Alpha + Armor Set)
Torso
③ーー
Evade Extender (Lv 1)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Jagras Helm Beta +
(Jagras Beta + Armor Set)
Head
④①ー
Speed Eating (Lv 1)
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Jagras Helm Alpha +
(Jagras Alpha + Armor Set)
Head
②ーー
Speed Eating (Lv 2)
Attack Boost (Lv 2)
Frostfang Mail Beta +
(Frostfang Barioth Beta + Armor Set)

④②ー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Frostfang Mail Alpha +
(Frostfang Barioth Alpha + Armor Set)

③②ー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Critical Draw (Lv 1)
Frostfang Greaves Beta +
(Frostfang Barioth Beta + Armor Set)

④④ー
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Frostfang Greaves Alpha +
(Frostfang Barioth Alpha + Armor Set)

①①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 1)
Slugger (Lv 3)
Escadora Might Beta +
(Alatreon Beta + Armor Set)

④①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Dragon Resistance (Lv 3)
Escadora Might Alpha +
(Alatreon Alpha + Armor Set)
Waist
③①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 4)
Dragon Resistance (Lv 3)
Escadora Armguards Beta +
(Alatreon Beta + Armor Set)

④③ー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Escadora Armguards Alpha +
(Alatreon Alpha + Armor Set)
Arms
③①ー
Attack Boost (Lv 3)
Power Prolonger (Lv 3)

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Charms and Decorations With Attack Boost

Decorations

Rarity Name
7 Attack Jewel 1
12 Attack Jewel+ 4

Charms

Charm Upgrade Materials
Attack Charm I Boulder Bone x4
Aquacore Ore x1
Lightcrystal x1
Sturdy Bone x4
Attack Charm II Quality Bone x3
Novacrystal x1
Spiritcore Ore x1
Dragonbone Relic x1
Attack Charm III Elder Dragon Bone x2
Brutal Bone x2
High Commendation x1
Dreamcore Ore x1
Attack Charm IV Diablos Hardhorn x1
Phantomcore Ore x1
Large Elder Dragon Gem x1
Annihilating Greathorn x3
Attack Charm V Rath Gleam x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1
Shadowcore Ore x1
Golden Dragonsphire x1
Fair Wind Charm Pre-order Ticket x

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