|Effect||Temporarily boosts the hunter's defense|
Defense Up is a Status Effect in Monster Hunter Rise (MHR or MHRise). Status Effects are various buffs, effects, and ailments that can be afflicted on both hunters and monsters. Both Hunters and Monsters can receive Effects from Skills, the environment, and attacks.
Defense Up Effects
Effect on Hunters
Temporarily boosts the hunter's defense for a certain period of time or until a certain condition is met.
Defense Up Mechanics
More information needed
Endemic Life that Inflict Defense Up
|Clothfly||Temp Buffer||Releases a dust that has a tightening effect on human skin that makes it more resistant to injury.|
|Dango Booster||Mint-iature||Temporarily increases attack and defense after consumption, once.|
Palico Support Moves
|Power Drum||Fight||Lv 10||Sounds a drum that raises attack and defense for both hunters and Buddies.|
Weapons that Inflict Defense Up
Certain Hunting Horns can play melodies that grant hunters Defense Up. The following is a list of Hunting Horns that can play the Defense Up melody:
Only Light Bowguns that are capable of firing Armor Ammo can inflict Defense Up. For a list of Light Bowguns that can utilize Armor Ammo, please see the Armor Ammo page.
Only Heavy Bowguns that are capable of firing Armor Ammo can inflict Defense Up. For a list of Heavy Bowguns that can utilize Armor Ammo, please see the Armor Ammo page.
Items that Inflict Defense Up
|Adamant Seed||Enhancement||Temporarily increases the hunter's defense.|
|Armorskin||Enhancement||Moderately increases the hunter's defense for the duration of the quest or until the hunter faints.|
|Mega Armorskin||Enhancement||Greatly increases the hunter's defense for the duration of the quest or until the hunter faints.|
|Hardshell Powder||Enhancement||Greatly increases the defense of the hunter and nearby allies for a short duration.|