How to play fetch with your dog in Monster Hunter: Sunbreak

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Playing fetch with your dog in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is not only incredibly wholesome, but it is also very simple to do. Here’s how you can use this new Palamute interaction.

The Monster Hunter: Sunbreak expansion has added plenty of new content for players to sink their teeth into. While the new Switch Skill mechanics and monsters like Malzeno may have taken front-row seats, there is another important addition to the game – playing fetch with your dog!

Yes, you heard that right, Hunters can now play with their Palamute buddies during quests. So, if you wish to take a break from the monster-slaying action and spend some time with your loyal canine, then our fetch guide has you covered. 

How to play fetch with your dog in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Hunter playing fetch with a Palamute in Monster Hunter Rise: SunbreakCapcom
Playing fetch with your Palamute is a great way to bond with your canine companion.

In order to play fetch with your Palamute in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, you’ll need to follow the simple instructions outlined below: 

  1. Choose the Palamute you wish to play fetch with from the Buddy Board
  2. Select any quest or expedition. 
  3. During the quest, use the D-pad and scroll over to the ‘Wait!’ option.
  4. Press up on the D-pad.
  5. Walk up to your Palamute and press the RB button (Xbox), R1 (PlayStation), and R (Switch), Shift (PC).

If done correctly, your canine companion will run after the ball and bring it back to you.

It’s important to note, that you’ll only be able to play fetch when there are no monsters nearby, so make sure you find a safe area away from any toothy terrors. 


So, there you have it, everything you need to know about playing fetch with your dog in Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak. Make sure you check out our Monster Hunter page for all the latest news and guides. 

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