Monster Hunter Rise: A beginner's guide for absolute babies

Polygon’s resident Monster Hunter guy is here to guide you through the essentials of Monster Hunter Rise for the Nintendo Switch. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll take you through the basic gameplay loop, combat fundamentals, wirebugs, palamutes, weapon selection, crafting, and more!

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00:00 Overview
00:57 Picking a weapon
04:14 The Village: Choosing a quest
05:16 The Village: Gearing up
06:05 The Village: Snack time!
06:38 The Hunt: First steps
07:11 The Hunt: Minimap tracking
07:28 The Hunt: Basic movement
08:16 The Hunt: Wirebug movement
09:46 The Hunt: Gathering points
10:37 The Hunt: Basic combat
11:38 The Hunt: Positioning guide
12:21 The Hunt: Evading
13:00 The Hunt: Wirebug combat
13:42 The Hunt: Wyvern riding
14:08 The Hunt: Self care
15:46 The Hunt: Finishing up
16:54 The Village: Crafting

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