How to Join a Friend's Expedition | Monster Hunter World (MHW)

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This is a guide to playing multiplayer with Friends during Expeditions in Monster Hunter World (MHW) Iceborne. Read on to know how to join a friend's expedition and methods to do so.

How to Join a Friend's Expedition

Join Via S.O.S

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A friend's expedition can only be joined via S.O.S. Unfortunately, Expeditions cannot be joined by other players normally, even when the players are together in the same session.

Add a Password to Your Session

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To avoid having strangers join (if you want to play with friends exclusively), set a password to your Session. This will allow you to make the expedition exclusive to your friends. This extra precaution isn't recommended since not many players join Expeditions.

Do Not Disband After a Quest

Alternatively, do not disband your current party after clearing a quest. This will allow you and your party member/s to stay in your current area and the quest type will change to an Expedition.

How to Join a Friend's Guiding Lands Expedition

Join Via S.O.S

Similar to the normal expeditions, you can join a Guiding Lands Expedition by responding to an S.O.S signal.

Join Via the Guiding Lands Menu

On the Quest Counter/Quest Board, you can choose “The Guiding Lands” then choose Join to err... join other players that are currently on the Guiding Lands. This will only show players on your Session so if you wish to join other players from other sessions, joining Via S.O.S is the better option.

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