List of Layered Weapons for Switch Axes | Monster Hunter World (MHW)

This is a list of all Layered Weapon Augments for Switch Axes. Read on to see each layer's appearance and requirements.

Base Layers

Layer Required Materials
Research Points
  Basic Bone Layer ImageBasic Bone Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Thick Bone x1

250 points
  Basic Iron Layer ImageBasic Iron Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Meldspar Ore x1

250 points
  Giant Bone Blade Layer ImageGiant Bone Blade Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Thick Bone x1

250 points
  Giant Ironblade Layer ImageGiant Ironblade Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Meldspar Ore x1

250 points
  Kjarr Layer ImageKjarr Kulve Taroth Golden Nugget+ x1
Dragonvein Solidbone x1

750 points
  Kjarr+ Layer ImageKjarr+ Kulve Taroth Golden Nugget+ x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1

1000 points
  Kulve Taroth Layer ImageKulve Taroth Kulve Taroth Golden Nugget+ x1
Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1

500 points
  Kulve Taroth+ Layer ImageKulve Taroth+ Kulve Taroth Golden Nugget+ x1
Heavy Dragonvein Bone x1

750 points
  Lunastra Giantblade Layer ImageLunastra Giantblade Tempered Azure Mane x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1

500 points
  Sharp Bone Layer ImageSharp Bone Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Meldspar Ore x1

250 points
  Thorn Bone Layer ImageThorn Bone Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Thick Bone x1

250 points

Part Layers

Images in this section include the Lunastra Base Layer.

Layer Required Materials
Research Points
  Acidic Glavenus Layer ImageAcidic Glavenus Honed Tailblade x1
Heavy Dragonvein Bone x1
Effluvial Frenzybone x1
Effluvial Crystal x1

500 points
  Azure Rathalos Layer ImageAzure Rathalos Azure Scale x1
Dragonvein Solidbone x1
Dragonscorched Wildbone x1
Hellfire Crystal x1

500 points
  Banbaro Layer ImageBanbaro Ancient Great Horn x1
Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Hoary Icebone x1
Frozen Crystal x1

500 points
  Barroth Layer ImageBarroth Muddy Crown x1
Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Weathered Cragbone x1
Cracked Crystal x1

500 points
  Bazelgeuse Layer ImageBazelgeuse Bazelgeuse Shard x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1
Dragonbone Artifact x1
Purecrystal x1

500 points
  Blackveil Vaal Hazak Layer ImageBlackveil Vaal Hazak Twilight Fang x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1
Guiding Rotted Dragonbone x1
Guiding Effluvial Crystal x1

750 points
  Brachydios Layer ImageBrachydios Glossy Ebonshell x1
Heavy Dragonvein Bone x1
Volcanic Wildbone x1
Magma Crystal x1

500 points
  Brute Tigrex Layer ImageBrute Tigrex Shuddering Darkjaw x1
Dragonvein Solidbone x1
Afflicted Frenzybone x1
Twilight Crystal x1

500 points
  Coral Pukei-Pukei Layer ImageCoral Pukei-Pukei Hydrated Sac x1
Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Vivid Crimsonbone x1
Pale Crystal x1

500 points
  Diablos Layer ImageDiablos Twisted Bravehorn x1
Heavy Dragonvein Bone x1
Wasteland Cragbone x1
Wasteland Crystal x1

500 points
  Glavenus Layer ImageGlavenus Smoldering Tailedge x1
Heavy Dragonvein Bone x1
Wasteland Cragbone x1
Wasteland Crystal x1

500 points
  Great Jagras Layer ImageGreat Jagras Rugged Mane x1
Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Mossy Greatbone x1
Decayed Crystal x1

500 points
  Jyuratodus Layer ImageJyuratodus Jyuratodus Shard x1
Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Dragonbone Artifact x1
Purecrystal x1

500 points
  Legiana Layer ImageLegiana Smooth Icehide x1
Heavy Dragonvein Bone x1
Coral Crimsonbone x1
Reef Crystal x1

500 points
  Nergigante Layer ImageNergigante Immortal Shard x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1
Dragonbone Artifact x1
Purecrystal x1

500 points
  Nightshade Paolumu Layer ImageNightshade Paolumu Obsidian Fur x1
Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Weathered Cragbone x1
Cracked Crystal x1

500 points
  Paolumu Layer ImagePaolumu Rubbery Shell x1
Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Vivid Crimsonbone x1
Pale Crystal x1

500 points
  Pukei-Pukei Layer ImagePukei-Pukei Fragrant Poison Sac x1
Fierce Dragonvein Bone x1
Mossy Greatbone x1
Decayed Crystal x1

500 points
  Rathalos Layer ImageRathalos King's Scale x1
Heavy Dragonvein Bone x1
Woodland Greatbone x1
Forest Crystal x1

500 points
  Ruiner Nergigante Layer ImageRuiner Nergigante Extinction Greathorn x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1
Guiding Tundra Dragonbone x1
Guiding Rime Crystal x1

750 points
  Seething Bazelgeuse Layer ImageSeething Bazelgeuse Crimson Blastscale x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1
Guiding Volcanic Dragonbone x1
Guiding Magma Crystal x1

750 points
  Silver Rathalos Layer ImageSilver Rathalos Scorching Scale x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1
Guiding Reef Dragonbone x1
Guiding Reef Crystal x1

750 points
  Stygian Zinogre Layer ImageStygian Zinogre Gushing Dragonhold x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1
Guiding Tundra Dragonbone x1
Guiding Rime Crystal x1

750 points
  Tigrex Layer ImageTigrex Strongman's Jaw x1
Heavy Dragonvein Bone x1
Effluvial Frenzybone x1
Effluvial Crystal x1

500 points
  Uragaan Layer ImageUragaan Metallic Scute x1
Heavy Dragonvein Bone x1
Volcanic Wildbone x1
Magma Crystal x1

500 points
  Vaal Hazak Layer ImageVaal Hazak Deceased Shard x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1
Dragonbone Artifact x1
Purecrystal x1

500 points
  XenoXeno'jiiva Xeno'jiiva Soulscale x1
Elder Dragonvein Bone x1
Dragonbone Artifact x1
Purecrystal x1

750 points
  Yian Garuga Layer ImageYian Garuga Sinister Silverpelt x1
Dragonvein Solidbone x1
Slumbering Greatbone x1
Prosperous Crystal x1

500 points
  Zinogre Layer ImageZinogre Charged Deathly Shocker x1
Dragonvein Solidbone x1
Slumbering Greatbone x1
Prosperous Crystal x1

500 points

Unique Layers

Layer Required Materials
Research Points
  Anjanath Layer ImageAnjanath Tempered Flamepelt x1
Spiritvein Slogbone x1
Spiritvein Gem Shard x1

1000 points
  Awakened SafiAwakened Safi'jiiva Zionium Crystal x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Barioth Layer ImageBarioth Tempered Icefang x1
Spiritvein Solidbone x1
Spiritvein Gem x1

1000 points
  Black Diablos Layer ImageBlack Diablos Blackcurl Temperhorn x1
Spiritvein Solidbone x1
Spiritvein Gem x1

1000 points
  Deviljho Layer ImageDeviljho Deviljho Gem x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Diablos Layer ImageDiablos Twisted Temperhorn x1
Spiritvein Solidbone x1
Spiritvein Gem x1

1000 points
  Frostfang Barioth Layer ImageFrostfang Barioth Silverwhite Frostfang x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Fulgur Anjanath Layer ImageFulgur Anjanath Tempered Thunderpelt x1
Spiritvein Solidbone x1
Spiritvein Gem x1

1000 points
  Furious Rajang Layer ImageFurious Rajang Rajang Heart x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Gold Rathian Layer ImageGold Rathian Tempered Gold Scale x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Guild Palace Layer ImageGuild Palace Fest Ticket x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

1000 points
  Kirin Layer ImageKirin Tempered Azure Horn x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Legiana Layer ImageLegiana Tempered Icehide x1
Spiritvein Solidbone x1
Spiritvein Gem x1

1000 points
  Namielle Layer ImageNamielle Tempered Trancehide x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Nargacuga Layer ImageNargacuga Tempered Cutwing x1
Spiritvein Solidbone x1
Spiritvein Gem x1

1000 points
  Nergigante Layer ImageNergigante Nergigante Gem x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Raging Brachydios Layer ImageRaging Brachydios Immortal Reactor x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Rajang Layer ImageRajang Tempered Glimmerpelt x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Rathian Layer ImageRathian Tempered Green Scale x1
Spiritvein Slogbone x1
Spiritvein Gem Shard x1

1000 points
  Ruiner Nergigante Layer ImageRuiner Nergigante Annihilating Temperhorn x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  SafiSafi'jiiva Zionium Crystal x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Savage Deviljho Layer ImageSavage Deviljho Spattered Hide x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Shara Ishvalda Layer ImageShara Ishvalda Shara Ishvalda Gem x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Shrieking Legiana Layer ImageShrieking Legiana Tempered Frosthide x1
Spiritvein Solidbone x1
Spiritvein Gem x1

1000 points
  Teostra Layer ImageTeostra Tempered Crimson Mane x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points
  Velkhana Layer ImageVelkhana Tempered Crownhorn x1
Elder Spiritvein Gem x1
Great Spiritvein Gem x1

2000 points

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