Gunlance Weapon Tree for Monster Hunter Rise (MHR or MHRise) features the different upgrade paths for the Gunlance weapon. In Monster Hunter Rise, there are 14 categories of weapons that players can choose from to use for hunting Monsters. The Gunlance is a sturdy lance affixed with a cannon. Pressure your prey with a bevy of bombardments, then land a super-powerful hit at just the right time. This page lists all of the Gunlances in Monster Hunter Rise, showing their effectiveness and upgrade paths.


Gunlance Weapon Traits

  • Damage based on thrust attacks, firing blanks and explosive shells, 
  • Features a heavy shield to guard against incoming attacks. Strongest blocking ability in the game, matched only by its cousin, the Lance
  • High range and counter attacks, 
  • The Gunlance's special move - Wyvern's Fire - fires off a huge explosion after charging up, and takes almost two minutes (110 seconds) to recharge.
  • A sturdy lance affixed with a cannon. Pressure your prey with a bevy of bombardments, then land a super-powerful hit at just the right time.

Master Rank Gunlance Weapon

Introduced with the release of the Sunbreak ExpansionMaster Rank Weapons are a brand new and more powerful tier of Weaapons available to hunters to help them deal with the deadlier Monsters that can be found on the Sunbreak Expansion

Note that these Weapons can only be accessed by players that have purchased and installed the Sunbreak Expansion. For those who own the expansionless version of Monster Hunter, these Weapons are unobtainable.

  • You can check out our Gunlance Weapon Tree to find the different upgrade paths for each Master Rank Gunlance weapon.


Gunlance Switch Skills

Switch Skills in Monster Hunter Rise (MHR or MHRise) refer to swappable moves in a Weapon's moveset. Each of the 14 Weapon-types have 3 sets of 2 moves that can be switched out with each other, allowing for a diverse, customizable approach to combat. Switch Skills are unlocked by progressing in the game, with each set having a default move that is available from the beginning.

  • Each Weapon-type has a set of swappable Silkbind Attacks and 2 sets of swappable standard moves in the base game.
  • The first set of Switch Skills are unlocked by completing the Lv. 3⭐Urgent Village Quest Feathered Frenzy
  • The second set of Switch Skills are unlocked by forging or upgrading 8 Weapons within a Weapon-type. Note that this needs to be done for every Weapon-type that you want to unlock Switch Skills for.
  • The third set of Switch Skills are unlocked by completing the associated High Rank Hub Quest given by Master Utsushi. These quests are unlocked by gaining access to the required Hub Quest rank.
  • Once unlocked, Switch Skills can be swapped at any Item Box and Switch Skill combinations can be saved to Item Loadouts as well.
  • The Sunbreak Expansion introduces the Switch Skill Swap mechanic, where hunters can preload 2 Switch Skill loadouts and swap between them freely during hunts. Hunters will also now have access to a total of 5 sets of swappable Switch Skills, including new Silkbind Attacks and regular moves.
  • This expansion also introduces the Swap Evade, a special dodge maneuver that can be performed right after a Switch Skill Swap, allowing hunters to quickly evade and maintain distance while safely swapping skill sets.


Important: For a comprehensive guide on how to use Gunlances, please click the following link: Gunlance

MH Rise Gunlance Weapon Tree

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Gunlance Ore Tree


Gunlance Bone Tree



Gunlance Independent Tree


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