Weapon tiers are a big deal for the Monster Hunter World community, as it gives everyone the chance to come together and vote on the weapons they deem to be the best in the game. In this Monster Hunter World weapon tier list guide, we’ll be revealing the best weapons in the game, as voted on by online players around the globe, as well as giving our take on the listing.
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Monster Hunter World Weapon Tier List Guide
Every time a new patch arrives for Monster Hunter World, Capcom regularly meddle with the way certain weapons work and function in the game, particularly with regard to their damage values. As such, there’s always a poll regarding what Monster Hunter World players deem to be the best weapons in the game, and the most recent poll was conducted over on Japanese website Gamy.jp, after patch 1.05 was implemented in the game.
The weapon tier list, going from SSS at the very top, all the way to tier B at the very bottom, can be found just below:
Solo Weapon Tier List:
- Tier SSS - Long Sword, Dual Blades, Light Bowgun
- Tier SS - Charge Blade, Great Sword, Switch Axe, Heavy Bowgun
- Tier S - Lance, Gunlance, Bow
- Tier A - Hammer, Insect Glaive, Sword & Shield
- Tier B - Hunting Horn
Co-Op Weapon Tier List:
- Tier SSS - Long Sword, Dual Blades, Bow
- Tier SS - Light Bowgun, Heavy Bowgun, Charge Blade, Insect Glaive
- Tier S - Hammer, Gunlance, Switch Axe, Great Sword
- Tier A - Lance, Hunting Horn
- Tier B - Sword & Shield
There you have it—the best weapons in Monster Hunter World, as voted on by the community themselves. But what do we make of this weapon tier list? For a start, it makes sense that the Hunting Horn is the lowest weapon if you’re playing on your own, but we’re surprised that it’s not listed slightly higher for co-op weapons, given that it can be devastating if you play an ‘attack up’ melody for the rest of your team.
It’s also somewhat surprising that the Insect Glaive isn’t rated higher for solo play, given that it can be used to easily dodge a monster’s attacks and mount the monster in the process. The Hammer could also be rated slightly higher, given its devastating charge attack abilities, and the fact that it can stun virtually any monster in the game if you land a charge attack to the head of the monster.
Make sure to keep an eye on this Monster Hunter World weapon tier guide, as we’ll be updating it with any future polls that are made after Capcom implement any changes to weapons in the game.
Now that we’re all done with our weapons tier list guide for Monster Hunter World, why not continue ahead to our additional guides on the game, including our full weapons guide, as well as our complete armor guide page.
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