There are loads of new weapons to get your hands on in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, so here’s a quick look at the best of the bunch.
In Monster Hunter World, you need to follow a weapon tree path in order to get the best weapons.
If you’re looking for some high raw damage weapons with zero affinity, you can follow the pathways below.
Once you reach Iceborne’s endgame content, you can add further upgrades to your weapons, so check out our guide to understanding weapon augments and upgrades here.
Cheers to our pal Alex for making this video highlighting the best new weapons in Iceborne.
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne – highest raw damage weapon trees
A number of high raw damage weapons come from the Diablos Tree, which extends into the Acidic Glavenus tree is several cases. The best high raw damage weapons in Iceborne have zero affinity, which you can use to your advantage.
There are also several weapons that, while the raw damage might be lower, they come with strong elemental damage. But, if you’re looking for nothing but sheer raw damage power, here are a few weapons to consider adding to your arsenal.
Tiger Jawblade+ to Acidic Shredder 2
To get the Acidic Shredder 2, you’ll need to follow the Baroth tree along to the Acidic Glavenus tree.
It has Rarity 11, does 1392 damage, a small amount of white sharpness and has paralysis elemental buff of 420. It also comes with four augment slots.
Iron hammer 1 to The Grinding Mallet
You’ll need to follow the Kulu-Ya-Ku Tree to Diablos then Acidic Glavenus to get The Grinding Mallet.
It has Rarity 11 and deals 1508 damage. It also comes with some white sharpness, a paralysis buff of 330 and four augment slots.
Metal Bagpipe 1 to The Rasping Ballad
To get The Rasping Ballad, follow the Bone tree to Anjanath, Fulgur Anjanath then Acidic Glavenus.
Again, it has Rarity 11 and inflicts 1218 damage. 330 paralysis buff, white and blue sharpness and four augment slots.
Proto Commission Axe 1 to The Melting Grasp
To get this sword and shield combo, follow the Bone tree to Diablos then Acidic Glavenus.
It comes with Rarity 11 and deals 1044 damage. It has white and blue sharpness, four augment slots and has a paralysis buff of 270. It also has an Impact Phial which will increase your damage and chance to knock down a monster.