Effect Causes the hunter to flinch, briefly interrupting whatever
they are doing
Variations Tripping
Type Other Status Effect
Cured by --

Knockback 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.



  1. Effects
  2. Cures/Prevention
  3. Mechanics
  4. Monsters
  5. Other Status Effects
  6. Skills
    1. Armor Skills
  7. Equipment
    1. Weapons
    2. Armor
    3. Decorations



Knockback Effects

Effect on Hunters

Hunters that are hit by an attack capable of inflicting Knockback will perform a quick flinch that briefly interrupts whatever they were doing prior to the attack.

Effect on Monsters

Knockback does not affect monsters.


Knockback Cures/Prevention

How to Cure Knockback

Knockback cannot be cured.

How to Prevent Knockback

Knockback can be prevented by having at least Lv. 1 of the Flinch Free armor skill.


Knockback Mechanics

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Monsters that Inflict Knockback



Other Status Effects

Other Status Effects that Cure/Prevent Knockback

Status Effect Type Effects
Knockbacks Negated Stat Boost Temporarily makes the hunter immune to being knocked back.
Sonic Barrier Stat Boost Grants a temporary sound shield that nullifies the next roar, tremor, wind pressure, or knockback inflicted on the hunter.





Armor Skills

Armor Skill Skill Description Level Effects
Flinch Free Prevents knockbacks and other reactions to small damage. Lv. 1 Prevents knockbacks.





Weapons that Inflict Knockback

Certain weapons have attacks that are capable of inflicting Knockback on allies, causing them to flinch upon being hit. Below is a list of all weapons capable of inflicting Knockback on allies, as well as a list of which attacks are the ones that can cause Knockback.




rare 1 bow mhw treeBow

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rare 1 light bowgun mhw treeLight Bowgun

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rare 1 heavy bowgun mhw treeHeavy Bowgun

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Armor with Skills Related to Knockback

Low Rank Armor

Armor Skill Armor Piece Skill Level
-- -- --

High Rank Armor

Armor Skill Armor Piece Skill Level
Flinch Free Chainmail Vest S Lv. 2
Chrome Metal Boots Lv. 2
Mosgharl Creeper S Lv. 1
Sinister Helm S Lv. 1
Sinister Greaves S Lv. 1
Ibushi's Breastplate Lv. 1
Ibushi's Breastplate S Lv. 1


Decorations with Skills Related to Knockback

Decoration Skill
Brace Jewel 1 Flinch Free



MH Rise Status Effects
Affinity Up  ♦  Attack Up  ♦  Blast  ♦  Blastblight  ♦  Blight Negated  ♦  Blind  ♦  Bloodblight  ♦  Bubble  ♦  Defense Down  ♦  Defense Up  ♦  Divine Protection  ♦  Dragon Wind Pressure  ♦  Dragonblight  ♦  Earplugs (L)  ♦  Earplugs (S)  ♦  Elemental Attack Boost  ♦  Engulfing Attacks  ♦  Environment Damage Negated  ♦  Exhaust  ♦  Fireblight  ♦  Gourmet Fish Effect  ♦  Health Regeneration  ♦  Hellfireblight  ♦  Iceblight  ♦  Immunity  ♦  Infernal Melody  ♦  Knockbacks Negated  ♦  Leeched  ♦  Major Bubbleblight  ♦  Major Ground Tremor  ♦  Major Wind Pressure  ♦  Minor Bubbleblight  ♦  Minor Ground Tremor  ♦  Minor Wind Pressure  ♦  Muck  ♦  Natural Healing Up  ♦  Paralysis  ♦  Poison  ♦  Resistance Down  ♦  Self Improvement  ♦  Sharpness Loss Reduced  ♦  Sleep  ♦  Sonic Barrier  ♦  Stamina Recovery Up  ♦  Stamina Use Reduced  ♦  Stench  ♦  Stun  ♦  Stun Negated  ♦  Thunderblight  ♦  Tremors Negated  ♦  Tripping  ♦  Venom  ♦  Waterblight  ♦  Webbed  ♦  Whirlwind  ♦  Wind Pressure Negated

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