MONSTER HUNTER RISE

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Rise to the challenge and join the hunt!

The critically acclaimed action-RPG series returns to the Nintendo Switch™!

Set in the ninja-inspired land of Kamura Village, explore lush ecosystems and battle fearsome monsters to become the ultimate hunter. It’s been half a century since the last calamity struck, but a terrifying new monster has reared its head and threatens to plunge the land into chaos once again.

Hunt solo or in a party with friends to earn rewards that you can use to craft a huge variety of weapons and armor. Brand new gameplay systems such as the high-flying ‘Wire Action’ and your canine companion ‘Palamute’ will add exciting new layers to the already robust combat that Monster Hunter is known for.

Whether it’s at home, on the go, online or offline - you’ll always be ready for your next hunt on the Nintendo Switch™!

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Release date:
March 26, 2021
Players:
up to 4 players
Genre:
Action
Publisher:
Capcom
Game file size:
8.1 GB
Supported Languages:
Japanese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, English
Supported Play Modes:
TV mode

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

ESRB Rating:

Play online, access classic Super NES™ games, and more with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

This game supports:

Game and DLC Bundle

MONSTER HUNTER RISE Deluxe Edition

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Includes MONSTER HUNTER RISE and the Deluxe Kit content in one package!’

Main game "MONSTER HUNTER RISE"
- "Kamurai" Hunter layered armor set
- "Shuriken Collar" Palamute layered armor piece
- "Fish Collar" Palico layered armor piece
- Gestures (4 Jumps)
- Samurai pose set
- Kabuki face paint
- "Izuchi Tail" hairstyle

The critically acclaimed action-RPG series returns to the Nintendo Switch™!

Set in the ninja-inspired land of Kamura Village, explore lush ecosystems and battle fearsome monsters to become the ultimate hunter. It’s been half a century since the last calamity struck, but a terrifying new monster has reared its head and threatens to plunge the land into chaos once again.

Hunt solo or in a party with friends to earn rewards that you can use to craft a huge variety of weapons and armor. Brand new gameplay systems such as the high-flying ‘Wire Action’ and your canine companion ‘Palamute’ will add exciting new layers to the already robust combat that Monster Hunter is known for.

Whether it’s at home, on the go, online or offline - you’ll always be ready for your next hunt on the Nintendo Switch™!

DLC Packs

Monster Hunter Rise DLC Pack 3

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This monstrously large bundle contains a variety of fun add-on content:

 

- Hunter content: 4 x Layered Armor pieces, 2 x facepaints, 2 x hairstyles, 2 x voices

- Buddy content: 1 x Palico Layered Armor piece, 1 x Palamute Layered Armor pieces

- Other content: 2 Cohoot outfits, 2 music track sets, 2 pose sets, additional stickers

 

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. Details of where to access the content can be found on each item's page.

Monster Hunter Rise DLC Pack 2

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This monstrously large bundle contains a variety of fun add-on content:

- Hunter content: 3 x Layered Armor pieces, 2 x facepaints, 2 x hairstyles, 2 x voices

- Buddy content: 4 x Palico Layered Armor pieces, 4 x Palamute Layered Armor pieces

- Other content: 2 Cohoot outfits, 8 music tracks, a set of 4 gestures, additional stickers

 

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. Details of where to access the content can be found on each item's page.

Monster Hunter Rise DLC Pack 1

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Contains the following content.

Hunter layered armor pieces:
● Fox Mask
● Theater Wig
● Wyverian Earrings

Buddy layered amor sets:
● Nine Tails (Palico)
● Long Coat Costume (Palamute)

Gestures & poses:
● High Five gesture
● Attack pose set
● Hurt pose set

Hunter appearance options:
● Eye Shadow makeup
● Hero face paint
● Spread Wings makeup
● Airy Short Bob hairstyle
● Beachy Waves hairstyle
● Great Baggi Crest hairstyle

Hunter voices:
● Master Utsushi
● Hinoa the Quest Maiden

Cohoot outfits:
● Wind-Up Cohoot
● Fluffy Hood

All content is cosmetic and does not confer any status benefits.

Note: After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive layered armor and outfits. You will then be able to use the Hunter and Buddy items in the Layered Armor Settings of the Item Box and Buddy Board, and the Cohoot items in the Change Clothes section of the Pet menu. For hunter appearance options and voices, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Individual DLC

"Canyne Tail" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Out on the Hunt" Cohoot outfit

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Dress up your Cohoot pet with this special outfit!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Change Clothes section of the Pet menu.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Felyne Ears" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Monster Music: Dance Version" BGM

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Get your groove on with these dance remixes of music from the Monster Hunter Rise soundtrack!

- "Breath of Ire: Dance Remix" BGM
- "Lady of Lightning: Dance Remix" BGM
- "Barbarous Beast - Magnamalo: Dance Remix" BGM
- "Roaming Red Roar: Dance Remix" BGM

'After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Room Customization section of the Housekeeper menu.

"Special Stickers 2" Sticker Set

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Have fun communicating with other players using stickers!

This add-on contains:

- "Special Stickers 2" Sticker Set
Adorable furry friends abound in this set of Palico and Palamute stickers! You can even edit the text that appears in the speech bubbles.

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Chat menu.

"Canyne Mask" Palico layered armor piece

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

Hunter Voice: Buddy Handler Iori

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Change up your hunter's sound with this special voice option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Canyne Mask" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Felyne Mask" Palamute layered armor piece

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Li'l Wingdrake" Cohoot outfit

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Dress up your Cohoot pet with this special outfit!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Change Clothes section of the Pet menu.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Delicate Beauty" hairstyle

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Monster Hunter Series Bases" BGM

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Take a musical trip down memory lane with this collection of past Monster Hunter base themes!

- "Awakening" BGM
- "Pokke Village Theme" BGM
- "The Village of Wind and Meadow - Bherna Village" BGM
- "Hunters of the Skies" BGM

'After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Room Customization section of the Housekeeper menu.

Hide Pose Set

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Enjoy communicating with other hunters and taking fun photos with this special pose set!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it from the Start Menu, or the Poses/Gestures Menu in the Camera.

"Cheek Tusk" face paint

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Noble Short" hairstyle

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Stitches" face paint

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Felyne Tail" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

Using the Wall Pose Set

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Enjoy communicating with other hunters and taking fun photos with this special pose set!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it from the Start Menu, or the Poses/Gestures Menu in the Camera.

Hunter Voice: Yomogi the Chef

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Change up your hunter's sound with this special voice option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Swallow Gloves" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Bow Collar" Palico layered armor

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Heart Collar" Palico layered armor

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

BGM "Kamura Village (Piano version)"

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'Enjoy piano arrangements of the game's music in various places around Kamura village with this BGM!

- "Kamura's Song of Purification: Piano Version" BGM
- "Brave Hunters: Piano Version" BGM
- "Best Buddies: Piano Version" BGM
- "Making Yummy Dango: Piano Version" BGM

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Room Customization section of the Housekeeper menu.

Note: This music will not play during quests.

"Heart Collar" Palamute layered armor

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Ace Pilot" Cohoot outfit

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Dress up your Cohoot pet with this special outfit!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Change Clothes section of the Pet menu.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

Two Character Edit Vouchers

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Character Edit Vouchers allow you to change the appearance of a hunter character once per voucher. Use a voucher at the save data select screen to edit the appearance of an existing hunter. Please note that the name of your hunter cannot be changed.

This add-on contains:

- Character Edit Voucher (2)

Note:
- This add-on content can only be obtained once.
- Each voucher is consumed upon saving the edited character.
- You can edit hair, eyebrow colour, facial hair, makeup and clothing from the Item Box without using a voucher.

"Delightful Dance" Gesture Set

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Enjoy communicating with other hunters and taking fun photos with these special gestures!

● Delightful Dance 1
● Delightful Dance 2
● Delightful Dance 3
● Delightful Dance 4

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it from the Chat Menu.

"Bow Collar" Palamute layered armor

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Petit Face" makeup

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Special Stickers 1" Sticker Set

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Have fun communicating with other players using stickers!

This add-on contains:

- "Special Stickers 1" Sticker Set
These stickers were designed by Azarasi Yuzuko, an artist who has drawn many Monster Hunter artworks! You can even edit the text that appears in the speech bubbles.

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Chat menu.

Three Character Edit Vouchers

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Character Edit Vouchers allow you to change the appearance of a hunter character once per voucher. Use a voucher at the save data select screen to edit the appearance of an existing hunter. Please note that the name of your hunter cannot be changed.

This add-on contains:

- Character Edit Voucher (3)

Note:
- This add-on content can only be obtained once.
- Each voucher is consumed upon saving the edited character.
- You can edit hair, eyebrow colour, facial hair, makeup and clothing from the Item Box without using a voucher.

One Character Edit Voucher (Free)

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Character Edit Vouchers allow you to change the appearance of a hunter character once per voucher. Use a voucher at the save data select screen to edit the appearance of an existing hunter. Please note that the name of your hunter cannot be changed.

This add-on contains:

- Character Edit Voucher (1, free)

Note:
- This add-on content can only be obtained once.
- Each voucher is consumed upon saving the edited character.
- You can edit hair, eyebrow colour, facial hair, makeup and clothing from the Item Box without using a voucher.

"Spiked Collar" Palico layered armor

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Bone Collar" Palamute layered armor

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Samurai" hairstyle

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

BGM "Yukumo Village"

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'Enjoy different music in various places around Kamura village with this BGM!

- "In Search of Hidden Springs" BGM
- "The Hunters' Secret Spring" BGM
- "The Palicoes of Yukumo Ranch" BGM
- "Spark of Blue: Original Version" BGM

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Room Customization section of the Housekeeper menu.

"Tear" face paint

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Bell Collar" Palico layered armor

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Twin Ponytails" hairstyle

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Swallow Shirt" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Idol" Pose Set

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Enjoy communicating with other hunters and taking fun photos with this special pose set!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it from the Start Menu, or the Poses/Gestures Menu in the Camera.

"Menacing Macaw" Cohoot outfit

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Dress up your Cohoot pet with this special outfit!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Change Clothes section of the Pet menu.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Swallow Boots" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

One Character Edit Voucher

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'Character Edit Vouchers allow you to change the appearance of a hunter character once per voucher. Use a voucher at the save data select screen to edit the appearance of an existing hunter. Please note that the name of your hunter cannot be changed.

This add-on contains:

- Character Edit Voucher (1)

Note:
- This add-on content can only be obtained once.
- Each voucher is consumed upon saving the edited character.
- You can edit hair, eyebrow colour, facial hair, makeup and clothing from the Item Box without using a voucher.

"Spiked Collar" Palamute layered armor

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

Hunter Voice: Fugen

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Change up your hunter's sound with this special voice option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

Hunter Voice: Minoto

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Change up your hunter's sound with this special voice option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Hero" face paint

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

Hunter Voice: Master Utsushi

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Change up your hunter's sound with this special voice option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Hurt" pose set

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Enjoy communicating with other hunters and taking fun photos with this special pose set!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it from the Start Menu, or the Poses/Gestures Menu in the Camera.

"Long Coat Costume" Palamute layered armor set

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Nine Tails" Palico layered armor set

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Dress up your buddy with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Buddy Board.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Attack" pose set

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Enjoy communicating with other hunters and taking fun photos with this special pose set!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it from the Start Menu, or the Poses/Gestures Menu in the Camera.

"Eye Shadow" makeup

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Great Baggi Crest" hairstyle

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Beachy Waves" hairstyle

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Fluffy Hood" Cohoot outfit

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Dress up your Cohoot pet with this special outfit!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Change Clothes section of the Pet menu.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Spread Wings" makeup

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Airy Short Bob" hairstyle

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Change up your hunter's look with this special appearance option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

Hunter Voice: Hinoa the Quest Maiden

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Change up your hunter's sound with this special voice option!

After purchasing, select Change Appearance in the Item Box to apply to your hunter.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Fox Mask" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

MONSTER HUNTER RISE Deluxe Kit

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- Hunter "Kamurai" layered armor set
- Palamute "Shuriken Collar" layered head armor
- Palico "Fish Collar" layered head armor
- 4 Gestures
- Samurai pose set
- Kabuki face paint
- "Izuchi Tail" hairstyle

"Wind-up Cohoot" Cohoot outfit

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Dress up your Cohoot pet with this special outfit!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Change Clothes section of the Pet menu.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"High Five" gesture

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Enjoy communicating with other hunters and taking fun photos with this special gesture!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it from the Chat Menu.

"Theater Wig" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.

"Wyverian Earrings" Hunter layered armor piece

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Hunt in style with this special layered armor!

After purchasing, speak to the Courier and select Add-on Content to receive the content. You will then be able to use it in the Layered Armor Settings menu of the Item Box.

Note: This item is cosmetic only and does not confer any status benefits.