Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate to contain 73 different monsters, and lots of other goodies

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 16 March 2013 16:30 GMT

Capcom has provided a list of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate goodness, which reveals the actual scope of the game’s size.

Not only does it include 73 different monsters new to the title plus baddies from Monster Hunter Freedom Unite and Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, but it also contains one new A.I. shakalaka companion, Kayamba alonside Cha-Cha.

That’s not all: it contains 211 new quests with 339 in total – not counting the free DLC quests; 2042 new pieces of equipment with 3061 in total (1398 weapons, 1663 armor pieces); and the three new areas consisting of The Tower, Misty Peaks and the Tainted Sea.

The firm also provided a list of the monsters you will be hunting, broken down by first appearance:

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite

  • Anteka (small)
  • Bullfango (small)
  • Azure Rathalos (subspecies)
  • Silver Rathalos
  • Pink Rathian (subspecies)
  • Gold Rathian
  • Plesioth
  • Green Plesioth (subspecies)
  • Black Diablos
  • Nargacuga

Monster Hunter Portable 3rd

  • Gargwa (small)
  • Slagtoth (small)
  • Wroggi (small)
  • Arzuros
  • Great Wroggi
  • Lagombi
  • Volvidon
  • Nibelsnarf
  • Duramboros
  • Zinogre
  • Crimson Qurupeco (subspecies)
  • Purple Ludroth (subspecies)
  • Jade Barroth (subspecies)
  • Baleful Gigginox (subspecies)
  • Sand Barioth (subspecies)
  • Steel Uragaan (subspecies)
  • Glacial Agnaktor (subspecies)
  • Green Nargacuga (subspecies)

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (new)

  • Brachydios
  • Rust Duramboros (subspecies)
  • Stygian Zinogre (subspecies)
  • Lucent Nargacuga (subspecies)
  • Ivory Lagiacrus (subspecies)
  • Abyssal Lagiacrus (subspecies)
  • Savage Deviljho (subspecies)
  • Hallowed Jhen Mohran (subspecies)
  • Goldbeard Ceadeus (subspecies)
  • A brand new final boss

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will release on the eShop in North America and at retail for Wii U and 3DS March 19 and in Europe on March 22.

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