Monster Hunter World: What are Tempered Monsters? Tempered Investigations explained

By James Billcliffe
2 February 2018 10:37 GMT

Tempered Monsters are some of the most fearsome foes that Monster Hunter World has to offer, and form an integral part of the end game experience.

Essentially, Tempered Monsters are buffed versions of large monsters that hit much harder than their regular counterparts. They don’t have any more health than normal monsters, but their added punch really ups the challenge.

We’ve embedded a video from Arekkz below that explains everything you need to know.

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Tempered Monsters are divided into three categories: ones you can take on at Hunter Ranks 13-29, Hunter Ranks 30-49, and then Hunter Rank 50+.

When you’re going about your regular hunts, you can come across tracks and traces of Tempered Monsters which are marked in blue by your Scoutflies. Collect them, and you’ll eventually unlock a tempered Investigation.

We’re putting together a list of every large monster in Monster Hunter World along with their weaknesses and drops, so give it a look if you need some help taking things down.

We’ve also put together strategies for fighting some of the early game bosses, like Anjanath, Diablos and Nergigante.

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