Monster Hunter Rise is now locked and loaded with its April 2021 update. Version 2.0 has brought a number of notable changes and additions along, so let’s launch into what they are:
Added story elements
New monsters will start intruding on some quests.
Added elements after raising hunter rank cap
New monsters will appear in the Rampage.
New quests, Arena quests, and requests will be available.
New weapon trees, armor, items, and Petalaces will be available.
New skills and Rampage Skills will be available.
Armor upgrade level cap will be raised.
New decorations will be available to forge at the Smithy.
Layered armor will be available to forge at the Smithy.
Palico and Palamute layered armor will be available to forge at the Buddy Smithy.
Palico and Palamute level cap will be raised to level 50.
Default level for Palico and Palamute hired from the Buddy Scout will be raised.
Added system elements
You will be able to change your hunter’s appearance from the Character Select menu using a Character Edit Voucher.
Note: Character Edit Vouchers can be purchased from Nintendo eShop.
New DLC can be purchased from Nintendo eShop.
Layered Armor and more! pic.twitter.com/01CsQtXf6C
— Monster Hunter (@monsterhunter) April 28, 2021
There are a number of bugs that were fixed alongside the update, as well, which you can read about in full right here.
So, what else has made its way into Rise? Here are the monster additions as revealed in the latest Monster Hunter broadcast from the other day:
What’s more, come the end of May, Version 3.0.0 of Rise will bring a new ending as well as more monsters. If you have yet to play it, we loved Rise even knowing that changes were coming down the pike. Have you been playing? Tell us what you think of the game in the comments and on social media!
Source: Monster Hunter Rise Digital Event April 2021