How to get all new Switch Skills in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

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Cover art for MHRise Sunbreak
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Sunbreak, the latest expansion of Monster Hunter Rise is now out and it comes with a host of Switch Skills for you to choose from. Our guide lists all the new ones available in the game as well as how you can unlock them.

Switch Skills are a highly customizable mechanic in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. This mechanic allows you to swap between various Silkbind and weapon movesets that come in handy when taking on some of the monolithic foes that the game has to offer.

However, unlocking these Switch Skills and then making the most of them for each weapon will require some prior knowledge. Don’t worry, our guide will take you through all the new Switch Skills in the game as well as how you can unlock them.


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Check out all the new Switch Skills in the latest Monster Hunter Rise expansion.

All new Switch Skills in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Every weapon in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak features unique Switch Skills which can be used only when equipped with that specific weapon.

Having said that, here’s a list of all the new Switch Skills that were released with the new expansion.

Weapon Basic Skill Switch Skill
Great Sword Charging Slash combo Surge Slash combo
Long Sword Special Sheathe combo Sacred Sheathe combo
Sword and Shield Sword/Shield combo Twin Blade combo
Dual Blades Roundslash combo Slide Slash combo
Hammer Spinning Bludgeon Spinning Bludgeon Charge
Hunting Horn Crush Attack combo Swing combo
Lance Guard Dash Shield Tackle
Gunlance Wyrmstake Cannon Erupting Cannon
Switch Axe Axe Wise Sweep 2-Staged Morph Slash combo
Charge Blade Phial Follow-up Phial Follow-up: Firing Pin
Insect Glaive Jumping Advancing Slash Kinsect Slash
Bow Melee attack Stake Thrust
Light Bowgun Marksman Critical Firepower
Heavy Bowgun Charged Shot Crouching Shot

These are all the new Switch Skills that were released with the Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion. With all of that being said, let’s check out how you can unlock Switch Skills in the game.

in-game screenshot of Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak showing Frocium ore locations.
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Don’t forget to equip your unlocked Switch Skills before heading into the wild.

How to unlock Switch Skills in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak?

Similar to the base game of Monster Hunter Rise, you will have to play through the story available in the Sunbreak expansion to unlock new Switch Skills for your weapons. However, there is one area that must be met before you can start unlocking these skills in the game.

You must reach Master Rank 4 to unlock and use new Switch Skills in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. Once you have reached the required rank, you will need to head over to the Elgado Outpost and learn Skill Swap from Master Utsushi. From this point onwards, you will be able to unlock new Switch Skills for all your weapons to use against formidable foes in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak.


So, there you have it, every Frocium ore location in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak and its uses. Make sure you check out our Monster Hunter page for all the latest news and updates.

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