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

Best Dual Blades (Early Iceborne)

Defender Glaive V

Defender Glaive V
 Weapon Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
7 682 0 Blast 270
Def. Elderseal Custom Slots
- - - ーーー
Kinsect Bonus Speed Boost
Sharpness
 Sharpness

The Defender Glaive V is pretty much enough to carry you through the early stages of Iceborne.

Kadachi Vipertail I/II

An Insect glaive that's way superior than Defender Glaive and can easily bne crafted early on. You can also upgrade it and unlock Purple Sharpness after gaining access to Acidic Glavenus materials.

Best Dual Blades Lategame (Pre-Fatalis and Post-Fatalis)

True Fatalis Dyaus
 Weapon Image
Rarity Attack Affinity Elem.
12 1101 -30 Dragon 120
Def. Elderseal Custom Slots
- High - ④④ー
Kinsect Bonus Spirit & Strength Boost
Sharpness
 Sharpness

The True Fatalis Dyaus arrived with the Final Free Update for MHW: Iceborne and has instantly usurped the Lightbreak Press as the best all-purpose Insect Glaive.

With an amazingly high base attack of 1101, the raw damage from the True Fatalis Dyaus alone is enough to outperform almost all Insect Glaives in their own elements - making it THE Insect Glaive for end-game hunters if built around correctly.

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