How to Use the Steamworks | Monster Hunter World (MHW)

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This is a guide to using the Steamworks in Monster Hunter World (MHW) Iceborne. Read on to learn about the Steamworks, how to adjust the output, and all the powerups and bonuses available!

How to Use The Steamworks

Approach The Tech Chief in Seliana

seliana tech chief

The Tech Chief in Seliana can allow you to use the Steamworks. You can find the Tech Chief by climbing the stairs beside the smithy.

How to Adjust the Output

Cause The Steamworks to Achieve Overdrive Status

Steamworks Overdrive

After causing the Steamworks to to Overload once, you'll be able to set the output to 100. This multiples the rewards by 10 as well, the hard part is making the Steamwork to overload due to the limited tries.

Steamwork Power Ups

Felyne Guide

After triggering a power up, 3 palicoes will appear and will show you the patterns for the steamworks.


When triggered, there will be no Palicoes guiding you but each try will be free (no coal expended).

Item Ranks and How to Obtain

Grey Normal items, can be obtained even without getting correct inputs.
Yellow Can be gained by getting the correct input sequence
Red Obtain by getting a correct sequence in a jackpot round.
Blue Can be obtained after Overdrive.

MHW Related Links

All Iceborne Guides

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Iceborne Guides

Iceborne and Master Rank Guides

Iceborne Guides
Iceborne Story Walkthrough How to Rank Up in Master Rank
Flinch Shot Guides and Tips Layered Armor and How to Craft
How to Survive Escaton Judgement How to Use the Steamworks
Iceborne Trophies and How to Unlock

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