How Do Quest Rewards Work? | Monster Hunter World (MHW)

How Do Quest Rewards Work

This is a guide about how quest rewards work in Monster Hunter World (MHW). If you would like to know more about the various rewards systems as well as how to maximize your post-hunt rewards, read on!

Quest Rewards Mechanics in Monster Hunter World

General Quest Rewards

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Quest rewards are items and materials the hunter gets for finishing quests by hunting, capturing, or repelling monsters in Monster Hunter World (MHW).

They are obtained at the end of the quest when all conditions are met. There are three sections in the rewards screen that gives quest rewards. These sections are basic quest rewards, bonus rewards, and Palico rewards.

Each section has a guaranteed minimum number of rewards and getting more than that is luck-based.

Also, basic quest rewards can be maximized each time by using a Lucky Voucher so use it when you can!

Reward Type Details No. of Drops
Basic Rewards (Quests) Rewards for simply finishing the quest. Min: 4
Max: 8
Basic Rewards (Target Monster) Rewards for slaying the target large monster. Min: 4
Max: 8
Bonus Rewards (Hunting) Rewards for slaying other large monsters that is not the target monster. Min: 3
Max: 4
Bonus Rewards (Capture) Rewards for capturing large monsters. Min: 4
Max: 5
Bonus Rewards (Part Break) Rewards for breaking certain parts of large monsters. Min: 1
Max: 1
Palico Rewards Items obtained by your Palico during the quest. Up to 10 items

Arena Quest Rewards

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Arena Quests are quite different from the usual quests in Monster Hunter World (MHW) hence the reward system is quite different as well. It does not have bonus rewards or palico rewards, only a set of basic quest rewards.

Arena Quest rewards scale with the difficulty of the Arena Quest. The harder the Arena Quest, the better the rewards.

What are Investigations in Monster Hunter World?

Investigations of special types of hunting quests in Monster Hunter World (MHW) that offers additional rewards by accomplishing quests of various difficulties and conditions.

Also, investigations are limited to a certain number of hunts so plan out your farming schedule wisely!

Investigation Rewards

Normal Investigations

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Normal Investigation rewards scale with the difficulty of the quest. This can be checked at the quest selection screen indicated after the quest name.

There is a chance for special rewards from investigations indicated at the bottom of the quest selection screen in three rarities: bronze, silver, and gold. This represent the rarity of the monster material it could give, with bronze giving out the least rare materials and gold providing the rarest like plates and gems.

Tempered Investigations

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There are also special types of investigation quests that feature Tempered Monsters. These have three difficulty levels indicated by purple flames, 1 being the lowest risk and 3 being the highest. The higher the flame, the rarer the rewards.

There are special rewards for tempered investigations as well. The number of special rewards also scales with the risk level of the tempered investigation.

List of Rewards in Investigations

Difficulty Rewards
★ 2 Monster Bone (S) x1
Iron Ore x1
Machalite Ore x1
Raw Meat x2
Guaranteed: Armor Sphere x1
★ 3 Monster Bone (M) x1
Machalite Ore x1
Monster Bone (S) x1
Raw Meat x1
Guaranteed: Armor Sphere x1
★ 4 Monster Bone (L) x1
Machalite Ore x1
Monster Bone (M) x1
Raw Meat x1
Guaranteed: Armor Sphere x1
★ 5 Monster Bone+ x1
Monster Bone x1
Machalite Ore x1
Sturdy Bone x1
Raw Meat x1
Dragonite Ore x1
Guaranteed: Armor Sphere+ x1
★ 6 Advanced Armor Sphere x1
Quality Bone x1
Mysterious Feystone x1
Machalite Ore x2
Monster Bone+ x2
Dragonite Ore x1
Guaranteed: Armor Sphere+ x2
★ 7 Monster Hardbone x1
Monster Keenbone x1
Quality Bone x1
Mysterious Feystone x1
Spiritcore Ore x1
Carbalite Ore x1
Guaranteed:
Advanced Armor Sphere x1
★ 8 Elder Dragon Bone x1
Mysterious Feystone x1
Elder Dragon Blood x1
Spiritcore Orb x1
Dreamcore Ore x1
Dragonbone Relic x1
Fucium Ore x1
Novacrystal x1
Guaranteed:
Advanced Armor Sphere x2
Tempered
(Risk 1)
Monster Hardbone x1
Carbalite Ore x2
Advanced Armor Sphere x1
Dreamcore Orb x1
Dragonbone Relic x1
Novacrystal x1
Guaranteed: Streamstone Shard x1
Tempered
(Risk 2)
Monster Hardbone x1
Advanced Armor Sphere x2
Carbalite Ore x2
Fucium Ore x1
Dragoncore Ore x1
Dragonbone Relic x1
Novacrystal x1
Guaranteed: Streamstone x1
Tempered
(Risk 3)
Monster Hardbone x1
Advanced Armor Sphere x1
Hard Armor Sphere x1
Dragoncore Ore x1
Dragonbone Relic x1
Novacrystal x1
Guaranteed: Gleaming Streamstone x1
Tempered Special Rewards
(Risk 1)
Glowing Feystone x1
Worn Feystone x1
Guaranteed: Mysterious Feystone x1
Tempered Special Rewards
(Risk 2)
Worn Feystone x1
Warped Feystone x1
Sullied Streamstone x1
Guaranteed: Glowing Feystone x1
Tempered Special Rewards
(Risk 3)
Worn Feystone x1
Warped Feystone x1
Sullied Streamstone x1
Shining Streamstone x1

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