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This is a list of the best Charge Blade to use in Monster Hunter World Iceborne. Learn what's the best Charge Blade to use in Iceborne including the best Iceborne starter Charge Blade up until pre and post-Fatalis Charge Blade!

Best Charge Blade (Early Iceborne)

The Longsword weapons early on doesn't really provide much bonuses compared to the Defender Longsword which is your main starter weapon in Iceborne. Below, we'll be listing the best Longswords you can craft for the early-mid game of the Iceborne Expansion.

Defender Shield V

Defender's Shield V
 Weapon Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
7 792 0 Blast 270
Def. Elderseal Custom Slots
- - - ーーー
Phial Type Impact Phial
Sharpness
 Sharpness

Saber's Maw II

Saber's Maw II
 Weapon Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
10 936 0 Sleep 330
Def. Elderseal Custom Slots
- - - ③③ー
Hidden Element This weapon's element is Hidden and will require the Free Elem/Ammo Up skill to unlock.
Phial Type Impact Phial
Sharpness
 Sharpness

Why Are they Good?

Both Charge Blade requires little investment to be crafted on the early stages of Iceborne. They both use Impact Phial which can be used to stun monsters and provide openings for yourself and allies alike. Their ability is enough to allow you to slug out a huge chunk of Iceborne's story content.

Best Charge Blade Lategame (Pre-Fatalis and Post-Fatalis)

Lightbreak Charge Blade

Lightbreak Charge Blade
 Weapon Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
12 1080 0 Blast 210
Def. Elderseal Custom Slots
- - - ④③ー
Phial Type Impact Phial
Sharpness
 Sharpness

Why is it Good?

Lightbreak Chargblade highly amongst its peers due to its potential to become the best all-purpose Charge Blade. While the Safi Shatterblade can have better performance thatn the Lightbreak Charge Blade, it is by far, easier to craft and is much readily available to hunters that are late into the stages of Iceborne.

These factors make Lightbreak Charge Blade worth mentioning alongside the very best Charge Blades.

True Fatalis Charger

True Fatalis Charger
 Weapon Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
12 1224 -20 Dragon 150
Def. Elderseal Custom Slots
- High - ④④ー
Phial Type Impact Phial
Sharpness
 Sharpness

Why is it Good?

The Charge Blade wants to deal damage and the True Fatalis Charger makes it do damage much more easily. The Fatalis weapons are among the highest damaging weapons in the game and it makes little to no sense to say that it's the best weapon to get for prettymuch every weapon in the game.

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