Monster Hunter World (MHW)

Unchangeable Features

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This is an article that highlights all unchangeable features in Monster Hunter World (MHW). If you want to know the features you do not want to miss, read on!

Some Character Features

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At the start of the game, you will be tasked to create and customize a Hunter. Be careful because most of these features cannot be changed unless you have a Character Edit Voucher!

Changeable Features Hairstyle and Hair Color
Make-up and Make-up Color
Unchangeable Features Gender
Face and Skin Color
Eyes and Mouth
Hunter's Name
Facial Expression

Can Be Changed With a Voucher!

You may re-do your character by purchasing a Character Edit Voucher as a downloadable content. If you played the game from Day 1, you may be given a free voucher so when you have it be careful because it costs money otherwise!

If you want to know more about the Character Edit Voucher, check out the article below!

How to Use the Character Edit Voucher

Palico Features


In Monster Hunter World, you are able to customize both your Hunter and Palico at the start of the game. Like the Hunter, certain elements like the Hair and Pattern can be customized and cannot be changed unless you have a Palico Edit Voucher!

Player Name

There is no way to change your hunter's name later on even with a Character Edit Voucher so think about the name you want to use when the game asks you at the start! The only way to change your hunter's name is to create a new save!

MHW Related Links

All Beginner Guides

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Beginner's Guide | How to Play MHW

Monster Hunter World Guides

Base Game Guides
Story Walkthrough and How to Unlock Iceborne Money Farming Guide
Food Guide and All Canteen Ingredients Best Timing for Well-Done Steak
Best Weapons for Beginners How to Pause Quests
How Do Quest Rewards Work? How to Track Monsters
What is Critical Distance? How to Use Wedge Beetles
How to Use the Chat Functions Character Creation Guide
How to Use the Training Area List of Crafting Recipes
List of Poogie Costumes How to Break Rank Caps
Monster Threat Levels How to Raise Hunter Rank Fast
Post-Game Content How to Find ??? Rathian Tracks
Weapon and Armor Augments Explanation of Each Status Effect
How To Capture Monsters How To Hunt Monsters
How To Mount Monsters Monster Parts and Weaknesses Guide
How to Join a Friend's Expedition Monster Crown Size Guides
How to Get the Dragoon Jump Emote Tailraider Safari Guide and Best Items to Get
Argosy Guide and Best Choices How to Aim Cannons
Alpha or Beta Armor Lucky Voucher Effects
Bowgun Special Ammo Guides How to Equip Skills
Difference of Cut and Blunt Damage Type Hunting Horn Notes and Effects
Unchangeable Features Turf Wars and List of Matchups
List of Trophies and How to Unlock (MHW) -

Stat Guides

Stat Guides
What Does Attack Do? What Does Defense Do? What Does Elemental Resistance Do?
What Does Affinity Do? What Does Elemental Attack Do? What is Elderseal?

How to Track Grimalkynes

Grimalkyne Tribes
All Grimalkyne Tribes and Rewards
Bugtrappers Protectors Troupers
Plunderers Gajalaka Boaboa


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