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Do you want to take on that Arch-Tempered Nergigante event quest, but the game is telling you that your Hunter Rank (HR) isn't high enough? Then this is the guide for you! Read on to learn the best quests to grind to raise your Hunter Rank as fast as possible.

What is Hunter Rank?

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Your HR is an indication of how much you have progressed through the game. The higher your HR is, the more quests are presented to you, each with increasing difficulty.

You can get HR points (HRP) every time you complete a quest, which will then accumulate and level up your HR.

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Not all quests were made equal; some quests get you more HRP than others.

Hunting One Monster

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Ranking Monster Name HRP
1 Investigation of Tempered Monsters (Threat Level 3) ~1200
2 Xeno'jiiva quest 1000
3 Investigation of Tempered Monsters (Threat Level 2) ~750–900
4 Elder Dragon quests 800
5 Bazelgeuse quests 700

A higher HRP does not mean that it should be the quest you go for every time. If you consider time and difficulty, Elder Dragon quests (except Kirin and Zorah Magdaros) are more efficient than the first three.

Hunting Two or More Monsters

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Ranking Quest Name HRP
1 ★9 The Sapphire Star's Guidance
Slay Tempered Nergigante, Tempered Teostra, and Tempered Kushala Daora
2520
2 ★9 Snow & Cherry Blossoms
Hunt Tempered Legiana and Tempered Pink Rathian
2400
3 ★9 The White Winds of the New World
Hunt Legiana, Odogaron, Diablos, and Rathalos
2100
4 ★7 Coral Waltz
Hunt Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, Paolumu, Pink Rathian, and Legiana
1800
5 ★7 Deep Green Blues
Hunt Great Jagras, Pukei-Pukei, Tobi-Kadachi, Anjanath, and Rathalos
1700
★7 Wildspire Bolero
Hunt Kulu-Ya-Ku, Barroth, Jyuratodus, Rathian, and Diablos

It should be noted that ★9 Snow & Cherry Blossoms is more efficient than ★9 The Sapphire Star's Guidance since it only requires you to hunt two monsters, compared to slaying three elder dragons. However, ★9 Snow & Cherry Blossoms is an event quest, so be sure to grind it whenever it comes around for maximum HRP gains.

Similarly, ★9 Snow & Cherry Blossoms is also more efficient than ★9 The White Winds of the New World, even though it's a permanent quest. ★9 The White Winds of the New World takes a long while before it gets unlocked because of all the quests you have to complete. In the meantime, ★9 Snow & Cherry Blossoms is much more accessible since it appears during every event.

All in all, if there's no ongoing event, hunting one monster will be more efficient to grind than hunting two or more monsters.

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