Lunastra is the newest monster in Monster Hunter: World to get a confirmed launch date, and it’s comparatively quickly. Therefore we’re updating our checklist of at present identified occasions, together with the present on-going restricted time occasions and doable future collaborations. These monsters and Elder Dragons will certainly take a look at your abilities as a monster hunter. The console variations at present have just a few monsters that aren’t at present within the game. Some are everlasting additions, whereas others are restricted time occasions and collaborations. This information will go over some background info of the 4 monsters at present not out there within the PC model, together with battle suggestions for combating them and lore.
In order to organize for the free replace challenges that shall be coming in some unspecified time in the future, try our intensive Monster Hunter: World guide to stand up to hurry with the fundamentals, in addition to all of the extra in-depth methods for merchandise crafting and particular person monster fights. There are 4 at present identified monsters which will or will not be coming to Monster Hunter: World on PC, and we shall be updating this web page commonly with information as quickly as we discover out extra. Let’s begin with the three almost definitely of candidates.
Lunastra launch date, free replace PC model launch dates for Monster Hunter: World
Lunastra was announced to be coming to the PC version of Monster Hunter: World on Thursday the 22nd November, which on the time of writing is a bit over ten days away. Lunastra is a everlasting addition to the game and we are going to go over her hunt in additional element when the replace drops.
Deviljho appeared on the sixth September 2018 replace, together with a brand new mantle and another goodies. This giant monster is a little bit of a nasty one, roaming the assorted maps within the game in a similar way to that persistent irritation that’s Bazelgeuse. You can discover out all concerning the large crocodile in our Monster Hunter: World Deviljho information. Kulve Taroth is now additionally dwell, with extra details about the occasion later within the article.
As of the time of writing, we have no idea when the opposite two monsters be coming to PC, however there is a sign that it is going to be quickly. In an interview with cheery RPS fanzine PC Gamer, by which producer Ryozo Tsujimoto very briefly explains their technique for the PC model’s free updates:
“They will be updates after launch. We are planning to release the updates that came to console on a shorter cycle so you can get your hands on them quicker.”
How lengthy it’s going to take is unclear, although it’s value noting that some monsters have been launched months after launch within the console variations. There are some console unique free updates that won’t be coming to the PC, such because the tie-in with PS4 unique Horizon: Zero Dawn. Others such because the Street Fighter V replace have a more likely probability, in addition to the just lately unleashed Behemoth from Final Fantasy as an Elder Dragon boss encounter.
What we find out about Lunastra in Monster Hunter: World
This shall be one other everlasting addition to the Elder Dragons you possibly can hunt in Monster Hunter: World, and is one other returning monster. This is a variant on the Elder Dragon – Teostra, which is discovered within the Elder’s Recess, solely this one is blue. This is unlocked at Hunter Rank 16, so after defeating Xeno’jiiva. The huntsman will ask you to kill a tempered Teostra to start this story arc.
Lunastra lore and quests
This Elder Dragon is the primary one within the game to have a bond with one other Elder Dragon – particularly Teostra, as they’re mates. Upon finishing the duty to kill a tempered Teostra, you’ll want to just accept the particular task from the blacksmith to repel its mate – Lunastra, from the particular enviornment. It will savagely attempt to defend it as Teostra flees the world. You’ll then be capable to settle for the very powerful task of defeating each Teostra and Lunastra on the similar time.
Lunastra strengths and weaknesses
Lunastra has related weak factors and break factors to Teostra, however a few of the weaknesses have been switched round. Bladed weapons work properly on the wings, whereas blunt weapons and ranged weapons are efficient towards the face and tail respectively. It additionally switches the ailment susceptibility of poison with blast, so it’s more practical to make use of blast-based weapons. Stun nonetheless impacts it properly. Finally, it nonetheless options the basic resistance to fireside, however Lunastra is weakest to ice, then dragon.
As a feminine model of the Teostra, it has loads of the identical assaults, so you possibly can stand up to hurry by taking a look at our Monster Hunter: World Teostra information. Should Teostra enter the fray, two lion-headed Elder Dragons carry out a form of ritual that has a slightly explosive ending, unleashing each their supernova assaults on the similar time. As quickly as you see the analysis state “Bonding with Teostra”, run as distant as you bodily can get, even when it means escaping the world if want be. This will erupt twice technically, as if Teostra departs after the primary blast, Lunastra will erupt again into life with a second.
Also, ensure you carry Astera Jerky with you. This will heal any crimson well being bar harm immediately, making a few of her space of impact assaults have a lot much less efficiency. Cool drinks are additionally very efficient with coping with its excessive physique temperature that may sap your well being away. If both Nergigante or Kushala Daora are within the neighborhood, attempt to set off a turf struggle as it is going to be severely harm by them.
When is Kulve Taroth coming to Monster Hunter: World PC?
This occasion is now Live! Kulve Taroth is a restricted time seasonal occasion encounter slightly than a everlasting monster that shall be added to the game. As announced in the Steam Community forums, it’s going to run from 2nd November 2018 from 00:00am (UTC) till 15th November 2018 at 23:59 (UTC). This means you’ve solely a few weeks to exit looking this shimmering creature.
You’ll additionally have to be of Hunter Rank 16 or above to even qualify to battle her, in addition to full an elective aspect quest, which means you’re prone to have to beat Xeno’jiiva first, so should you’re not at that degree but you must be fast. As for the way you battle Kulve Taroth, I’ve knocked up the Monster Hunter: World Kulve Taroth information with extra info.
Mega Man Collaboration Event – This occasion is now over
To coincide with the discharge of Mega Man 11, there’s an occasion that’s taking place from Friday 19th October 2018 from 00:00am (UTC) till Thursday 1st November 2018 at 23:59 (UTC). This will permit hunters of Hunter Rank 13 or increased to tackle the “A Rush of Blood” quest within the part devoted to occasion quests.
This is only a battle between you and two excessive rank Odogarons within the enviornment, so if you wish to know how you can beat them, head to our Monster Hunter: World Odogaron information for methods and the supplies you possibly can harvest from them. The one factor of be aware although is likely one of the Odogarons is considerably smaller than the opposite one. For me, this made the suitable a lot tougher as a result of regardless of not hitting anyplace close to as arduous because the bigger one, it’s way more nimble. That stated, it’s fully doable with the suitable load-outs to finish this quest solo and it’s rocking a traditional tune in addition.
Once you’ve gathered three Mega Man Tickets, you’ll be capable to create a candy pixel Mega Man costume that prices 1000 analysis factors. Since you solely receive one ticket per time doing the hunt, you’ll have to do the “A Rush of Blood” occasion quest to seize extra of them.
What we find out about Behemoth in Monster Hunter: World
As a collaboration between Capcom and Square Enix, the Behemoth replace comes with some new armour, emotes, references to Final Fantasy, and a brand new Elder Dragon within the type of Behemoth. While not a siege battle like Kulve Taroth, this creature is maybe the hardest single monster within the entirety of Monster Hunter: World up to now. Behemoth additionally appears to be out there for a really restricted time.
Behemoth lore and quests
Behemoth is a little bit of a sequence staple within the Final Fantasy sequence. It first appeared chronologically within the sequence as a boss in Final Fantasy II, but in addition featured as an everyday enemy in a while. It additionally noticed first appearances within the US as a mini-boss in Final Fantasy IV and in Europe in Final Fantasy VII. They’re usually considered one of many harder fights, with some even casting magic that reduces HP to single digits.
In order to seek out it, if the replace drops, you’ll want to finish a quest the place you have to discover guests from one other land within the Wildspire Wastes, earlier than defeating a bigger variant of the Kulu-Ya-Ku within the area. Upon finishing that, there shall be a particular task the place you have to defeat the Behemoth, which because of a number of elements is a a lot bigger job than every other single Elder Dragon, with the doable exception of Kulve Taroth.
Behemoth strengths and weaknesses
Its head is the weakest level as all weapons do the identical harm, although the tail will also be very weak to bladed weapons. Its head and entrance claws are breakable, whereas the tail is severable. However, regardless of this, there are some particular properties for attacking the pinnacle which we’ll get to within the methods portion. Dragon weapons are inclined to do the very best harm, whereas fireplace and thunder are the worst components to make use of towards it. Ailments alternatively are extremely inspired, because it has no particular resistances to any of them.
Bring as many flash pods and flash bugs as you possibly can to this battle and coordinate once you’re going to make use of them. Like Final Fantasy games, the battle towards Behemoth will embrace little textual content packing containers that warn you of when Behemoth is about to solid sure spells. One of which is Charybdis, which can summon tornados. These can rapidly escalate into chaotic conditions the place there are too many tornadoes round, so use a flash pod when the immediate says it’s casting Charybdis.
Another huge transfer it may use is Ecliptic Meteor. During the battle, it’s going to attempt to use numerous spells. One of them is Comet, which slams a rock into the bottom from the sky. Unlike commonplace meteors, these don’t explode, and in contrast to Ecliptic Meteor, these are extra helpful to you. Pay consideration to the place the Ecliptic Meteor’s influence zone is, it’s characterised by the crimson circle. Make a touch in direction of the closest comet that has landed within the space, positioning your self in order that upon the Ecliptic Meteor’s influence, the shockwave will simply destroy the comet you’re hiding behind. You may use the Final Fantasy XIV replace unique soar emote, however the timing may be very exact. Nothing else will work, not even teleporting again to the camp.
As you’ll be teaming up with others, you’ll have to assign roles, certainly one of which shall be a tank position to try to achieve Behemoth’s enmity. This is completed by repeatedly poking at it within the head, both with melee weapons or ranged weapons, whereas your teammates get the higher quantity of injury with relative security. Status results can reset the aggro, so should you’re the designated tank, ensure you’re the one which’s bashing its head to regain it as quickly as doable. It may tail swipe, so attempt to hack off the tail as quickly as you possibly can, as it will severely cut back its vary.
So these are all of the monsters that aren’t within the PC model up to now, however what about these Elder Dragons which might be? Quite just a few have supplies which might be advantageous to farm earlier than the brand new monsters seem within the PC model. You can try our two full lists of accessible weapons and armour which might be out there within the game in our Monster Hunter: World armour builds information and Monster Hunter: World weapon tree information respectively.