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Sever VS Blunt
This is a guide to Cut and Blunt, a type of damage in Monster Hunter World (MHW) Iceborne. Read on to learn the effects of Cut (Sever) and Blunt damage type and when to use which one.

Sever VS Blunt Damage Types

Sever Can Cut Off a Monster's Tail

As the name suggests, Sever damage type is a damage type that can deal slash damage to monsters. This damage type is often utilized in cuttin monster tails. This can reduce the monster's effective range with certain attacks.

Blunt Can Stun Monsters

While blunt weapons can only contribute to a tail's part damage, it is impossible for them to completey cut off a monster's tail. To compensate, Blunt weapons can build up stun rate by hitting a monste's head. By maxing the stun rate, monsters will be stunned and will be vulnerable for a short period of time. Stun rate is invisible to the player!

What Damage Type Does Ammo Deal?

Depends On the Used Ammo

There are several ammo types in the game, there are slicing ammo that deals Sever damage to monsters and can be used to aid blade users in cutting off a monster's tail while the Sticky Ammo deals blunt damage. However, in general, ammo deals neither of the two damage types,

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