MHW: Winter Star Festival & Its Contents

MHW: Winter Star Festival & Its Contents

Last updated on December 10th, 2018

Winter will be upon us before we know it. The cold season will bring with it a longing for snuggles and of course, the Winter festival. Grab your hot drink, get comfy as I inform you about this new festival.  Winter Star Festival’s contents will be arriving in December for Monster Hunter World  so let’s have a look at what we know so far.

Please see the Iceborne Expansion page for details on the upcoming Expansion. Other Events and Collaborations can be found on this article.

MHW: Winter Star Festival & Its Contents

Players can obtain the Winter Star Ticket much akin to the Spring Blossom Ticket. There will be armor, palico gear, and much more which is similar to that of the Summer Blossom Festival.

Daily log in bonus will grant 2 Tickets, daily bounties for players to cash in to obtain Winter Fireworks and Winter Star tickets. Every Sunday, players can obtain golden tickets.  Item sales and special meal platter will return.

New Handler, Poogie, & Receptionists Costume

We will receive Winter Spirit Coat outfit for the handler and the staff in the gathering hub, as well as the Boa Bell Coat outfit for Poogie!

New Guild Card Background, Pose, and Titles

Players of Monster Hunter World can enjoy some extra fun by customizing their Guild Card Backgrounds. Hunters will be receiving a new background, poses, and several titles during this event.

Titles include:

  • Winter
  • Snow
  • December
  • January
  • February 

MHW Winter Star Festival Dates

Console & PC Dates

  • Starting November 29th 7pm EST / November 30th 9am JST
  • Ending December 18th 6:59pm EST / December 18th 8:59am JST

Everything About New Hammer – Console Only

Players will find new hammer, below you will find all the details:

“Timberland Troublemakers” 

  • 4 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 4 or higher
  • Player must slay 2 Anjanaths.
  • Increase low rank rewards in addition to the Bristly Crake Ticket and Steel Egg drops.

Bristly Pincushion

  • 1 Bristly Crake Ticket
  • 3 Radobaan Scales
  • 5 Sturdy Bone
  • 2 Poison Sac
  • 4000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • Rarity 3
  • Attack: 676
  • Sharpness: Green
  • Affinity: 0
  • Status: 150 Poison
  • Max Status: 200 Poison

Bristly Grudge

  • 2 Bristly Crake Ticket
  • 3 Radobaan Scales+
  • 3 Toxin Sac
  • 1 High Commendation
  • 32,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • Rarity 7
  • Attack: 1040
  • Sharpness: Moderate Blue
  • Affinity: 0
  • Status: 270 Poison
  • Max Status: 330 Poison

Everything About Snow Palico α Gear

Snow Armor Set α

Felyne Snowcat Bell α

  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Carbalite Ore
  • 400 points
  • Rarity 6
  • Attack:
    • 50 Melee Attack
    • 40 Ranged Attack
  • Attack Type: Blunt
  • Element: 240 Ice
  • Affinity: 0%

Felyne Snowcat Head α

  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Carbalite Ore
  • 300 points
  • Rarity 6
  • Defense: 46
  • 1 Fire
  • 1 Water
  • 1 Thunder
  • 4 Ice
  • 1 Dragon

Felyne Snowcat Suit α

  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Carbalite Ore
  • 300 points
  • Rarity 6
  • Defense 46
  • 1 Fire
  • 1 Water
  • 1 Thunder
  • 4 Ice
  • 1 Dragon

Snow Armor Set

Felyne Snowcat Bell 

  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Machalite Ore
  • 150 points
  • Rarity 3
  • Attack:
    • 16 Melee Attack
    • 10 Ranged Attack
  • Attack Type: Blunt
  • Element: 140 Ice
  • Affinity: 0%

Felyne Snowcat Head 

  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Machalite Ore
  • 120 points
  • Rarity 3
  • Defense: 16
  • 1 Fire
  • 1 Water
  • 1 Thunder
  • 4 Ice
  • 1 Dragon

Felyne Snowcat Suit 

  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Machalite Ore
  • 100 points
  • Rarity 6
  • Defense 16
  • 1 Fire
  • 1 Water
  • 1 Thunder
  • 4 Ice
  • 1 Dragon

Orion Armor Set

The Orion armor set will come in a male and female version as well as a high and low rank version.

Full Armor Set Required Materials

Orion Armor Set

  • 15,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 5 Winter Star Ticket
  • 7 Monster Bone+

Defense & Resist Stats

  • 150 Total Defense
  • 5 Fire
  • 5 Water
  • 5 Thunder
  • 20 Ice
  • 5 Dragon

Orion Armor Stat Limits

  • Base: Level 1 with 30 Defense
  • Max: Level 13 with 54 Defense 190 points 24,960 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • Augmented: Level 23 with 74 Defense 420 points 56,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
    • 1 Streamstone, 3 Fucium Ore 3,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki

Full Armor Set Skills & Set Bonus

  • Recovery Up Level 1
  • Flinch Free Level 1
  • Windproof Level 1
  • Health Boost Level 1
  • Heroics Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Full Armor Set Decoration Slots

  • None

Individual Piece of Orion 

Orion Cap 

  • 3,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Monster Bone+
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 30 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Recovery Up Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Orion Vest 

  • 3,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Monster Bone+
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 30 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Flinch Free Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Orion Vambraces 

  • 3,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Fucium Ore
  • 1 Monster Hardbone
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 30 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Windproof Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Orion Coat α

  • 3,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Fucium Ore
  • 1 Monster Hardbone
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 30 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Health Boost Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Orion Boots 

  • 3,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Monster Bone+
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 30 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Heroics Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

High Rank Orion Armor Set

Full Armor Set Required Materials

Orion α Armor Set

  • 60,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 5 Winter Star Ticket
  • 7 Fucium Ore
  • 5 Monster Hardbone

Defense & Resist Stats

  • 290 Total Defense
  • 5 Fire
  • 5 Water
  • 5 Thunder
  • 20 Ice
  • 5 Dragon

Orion Armor α Stat Limits

  • Base: Level 1 with 58 Defense
  • Max: Level 7 with 70 Defense 220 points 23,520 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • Augmented: Level 14 with 84 Defense 800 points 78,400 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
    • 1 Streamstone, 1 Wyvern Gem 20,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki

Full Armor Set Skills & Set Bonus

  • Recovery Up Level 1
  • Flinch Free Level 1
  • Windproof Level 1
  • Health Boost Level 1
  • Heroics Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Full Armor Set Decoration Slots

  • Has 5 Level 3 Decoration Slots
  • Has 4 Level 1 Decoration Slots

Individual Piece of Orion 

Orion Cap α

  • 12,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Fucium Ore
  • 1 Monster Hardbone
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 58 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has 1 Level 3 Decoration Slot
  • Has 1 Level 1 Decoration Slot
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Recovery Up Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Orion Vest α

  • 12,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 2 Fucium Ore
  • 1 Monster Hardbone
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 58 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has 1 Level 3 Decoration Slot
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Flinch Free Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Orion Vambraces α

  • 12,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Fucium Ore
  • 1 Monster Hardbone
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 58 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has 1 Level 3 Decoration Slot
  • Has 1 Level 1 Decoration Slot
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Windproof Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Orion Coat α

  • 12,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 1 Fucium Ore
  • 1 Monster Hardbone
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 58 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has 1 Level 3 Decoration Slot
  • Has 1 Level 1 Decoration Slot
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Health Boost Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Orion Boots α

  • 12,000 zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
  • 1 Winter Star Ticket
  • 2 Fucium Ore
  • 1 Monster Hardbone
  • Defense & Resist Stats
    • 58 Defense
    • 1 Fire
    • 1 Water
    • 1 Thunder
    • 4 Ice
    • 1 Dragon
  • Has 1 Level 3 Decoration Slot
  • Has 1 Level 1 Decoration Slot
  • Has the equipment skills:
    • Heroics Level 1
  • No set bonus skills

Layered Armor

“Kings Know No Fear” (Consoles Only)

  • 7 ★ located in the Elder Recess
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must slay an Azure Rathalos and a Rathalos.
  • Increase high rank rewards in addition to the Tickets to forge the Sealed Eyepatch & Wiggler Layered armor and Gold Egg drops.

Wiggly Wobbly Woo

Rewards Wiggler Head Layered Armor

1,000 

1 Faux Ticket II

2 Wiggler Ticket

Quite the Eyesore

Rewards Sealed Eyepatch Layered Armor

1,000 

1 Faux Ticket II

2 Black Bandage

In order to obtain the required materials players must complete bounties and sign in daily:

Threads of Orion

Rewards Orion Layered Armor

5,000 

5 Winter Star Ticket

All Available Winter Festival Events PS4 & Xbox One

All Events will run during the Winter Festival unless stated otherwise.

Kulve Taroth Siege (Will not be available for consoles)

“Banquet in the Earthen Hall”

  • ? ★ located in the Caverns of El Dorado.
  • Players must be HR 16 or higher
  • Player must repel Kulve Taroth
  • For more info, see our Kulve Taroth Siege Guide

PS4 Exclusive Events

Lessons of the wild

  • 5 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 6 or higher
  • Players must slay 8 Barnos.
  • Players will obtain “Watcher Lens” from this event and they are used to make the Watcher Palico Armor Set.

The Proving

  • 6 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • Player must hunt an Anjanath.
  • For complete information for this quest see Aloy guide

USJ: Gold Star Treatment

  • 3 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 4 or higher
  • Players must slay 3 Great Jagras. 1 is a guarantee small crown while the other is a large crown.
  • Players will obtain “Azure Star Shard” from this event and they are used to make the low rank Azure Star Palico Armor Set and the Azure Star Blade Longsword.
  • Players will need 6 Azure Star Shards to forge everything.

USJ Blazing Azure Stars!

  • 7 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Players must slay a Dodogama and an Azure Rathlos. The Dodogama is a guarantee large crown while the Azure Rathalos is a small crown.
  • Players will obtain “Azure Stargem” from this event and they are used to make the high rank Azure Starlord α Armor Set and the upgrade the Azure Star “Dragon Dance” Longsword.
  • Players will need 7 Azure Stargems to forge everything.

Weapon & Armor Events

A Rush of Blood

  • 7 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must slay a tiny Odogaron and a large Odogaron.
  • Players will obtain “Rockman Ticket” which is used to forge Rockman Palico Weapon and Armor Set.

Every Hunter’s Dream

  • 5 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 8 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Rathalos and a Paolumu.
  • Players will obtain “Master Craftman’s Blueprint” from this event and they are used to make the Wyvern Ignition Great Sword.

Code Red” 

  • 8 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 14 or higher
  • Player must slay a Anjanath, an Odogaron, a Rathalos, and Teostra.
  • Players will obtain “Red Orb” which is used to forge the Dante’s Demon Sword and Dante α Armor Set. For more info, see our Dante Event guide

Scrapping with the Shamos

  • 6 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • Players must slay 13 Shamos.
  • Players will obtain “Black Bandage” which is used to forge Sealed Eyepatch α.

A Flash in the Pan

Wiggle Me This

  • 6 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • Player must deliver 10 Wigglers
  • Players will obtain “Wiggler Ticket” which is used to forge Wiggler Head α.
  • For the quickest way to obtain the Wigglers players should move from camp 1 to the surrounding Wigglers nest until they obtain all 10.

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“Egg Lovers United”

  • 6 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • You must hunt 1 Gold Crown Kulu-Ya-Ku.
  • Players will obtain “Kulu-Ya-Ku” which is used to forge Kulu-Ya-Ku Head α Armor

Midnight Mayhem

  • 6 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • Player must slay 10 Kestodons.
  • Players will obtain “First Fleet Ticket” from this event and they are used to make the Shooting Star Lance and it’s upgrade.

“Where Sun meets Moon” 

  • 3 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 4 or higher
  • Player must slay a Pukei-Pukei and a Tobi-Kadachi.
  • Increase low rank rewards in addition to the Downy Crake Ticket and Steel Egg drops.

Layered Armor Events

“A Whisper of White Mane” 

  • 9 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must slay a Arch Tempered Kirin.
  • Players will obtain Kirin Ticket to forge the new Kirin Armor γ and Blossom Layered Armor.

“The Deadly Quiet Curtain” 

  • 9 ★ located in the Rotten Vale
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must slay a Arch Tempered Vaal Hazak.
  • Players will obtain materials to forge the new Vaal Hazak Armor γ and Death Stench Layered Armor.

The Scorn of the Sun” 

  • 9 ★ located in the Elder Recess
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must slay an Arch Tempered Teostra .
  • Players will obtain Teostra Ticket to forge the new Teostra Armor γ and Dante Layered Armor.

The Eye of the Storm” 

  • 9 ★ located in the Elder Recess
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must slay an Arch Tempered Kushala Doara.
  • Players will obtain Kushala Daora Ticket to forge the new Kushala Daora Armor γ and the Guild Cross Layered Armor.

A Visitor from Eorzea (Extreme)

  • 9 ★ located in the Elder Recess
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must slay a powerful Behemoth.
  • Players will obtain Glamour Prism to forge the Drachen Layered Armor.

“Like a Moth to the Flame”

  • 9 ★ located in the Confluence of Fates
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must slay an Arch Tempered Xeno’jiiva.
  • Players will obtain Xeno’jiiva Ticket to forge the Commission Layered Armor.

“A Royal Pain”

  • 7 ★ located in the Wildspire Waste
  • Players must be HR 12 or higher
  • Player must slay a Pink Rathian and a Rathain.
  • Increase high rank rewards in addition to the Faux Ticket and Golden Egg drops.

“When Blue Dust Surpasses Red Lust” 

  • 9 ★ located in the Elder Recess
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must slay a Arch Tempered Lunastra.
  • Players will obtain Lunastra Ticket to forge the new Empress Armor γ and Sakura Layered Armor.

“Undying Aplenglow” 

  • 9 ★ located in the Everstream
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must guide an Arch Tempered Zorah Magdaros.
  • Players will obtain Zorah Magdaros Ticket to forge the new Zorah Armor γ.

“The Heart of the Nora” 

  • 9 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must slay a 2 tempered Deviljho. One will be a large crown Deviljho while the other will be a small gold crown.
  • Players will obtain Aloy Ticket to forge the new Aloy Full Armor γ and the Aloy Layered Armor.

Bonus Item Events

Greetings The Gluttonsgreetings-the-gluttons_mhwevents

Wicked Wildspire Warfare

  • 5 ★ located in the Special Arena
  • Players must be HR 8 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Diablos and 2 Barroths.
  • Players can obtain a decent amount of armor spheres.

Triple Threat Showdown

Rollin’ With The Uragaan

  • 7 ★ located in the Elder’s Recess
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Hunt 2 Uragaan
  • Event provides a high chance of Armor Spheres upon completion.

Relish The Moment

  • 9 ★ located in the Ancient Forest and Elder’s Recess
  • April 5th to April 11th for the Ancient Forest Location. While April 12th until April 20th for Elder’s Recess Location.
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Players must hunt a tempered Deviljho.
  • Event provides a high chance obtain Gleaming, Warrior, and Hero Streamstones.

Hunter Rank Events

Snow & Cherry Blossoms

  • 9 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 30 or higher
  • Player must hunt a tempered Legiana and tempered Pink Rathian
  • Event provides about 75% of an experience bar.

“A Nose For An Eye“

  • 9 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 30 or higher
  • Players must hunt a Tempered Anjanath and a Tempered Azure Rathalos.
  • This event provides players with increased experience.

“No Tomorrow For Usurpers”

  • 9 ★ located in the Elder’s Recess
  • Players must be HR 30 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Bazelguese.
  • Players will obtain increase Hunter Rank Exp.

Monster Crown Events

Deep Green Blues

  • 7 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Great Jagras, Pukei-Pukei, Tobi-Kadachi, Anjanath and Rathalos.

Wildspire Bolero

  • 7 ★ located in the Wildspire Waste
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Kulu-Ya-Ku, Barroth, Jyuratodus, Rathian and Diablos.

Coral Waltz

  • 7 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, Paolumu, Legiana, and Pink Rathian.

“Effluvial Opera”

  • 7 ★ located in the Rotten Vale
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Players must hunt a Great Girros, an Odogaron, a Radobaan, and a Bazelgeuse.

“Rock N’ Roll Recess”

  • 7 ★ located in the Elder’s Recess
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Dodogama, Lavasioth, Uragaan, and Azure Rathalos.

Monster Tracks Events

A Simple Task

  • 9 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 30 or higher
  • Player must deliver 10 Gourmet Shroomcaps
  • Players will be able to find plentiful threat level 2 monster tracks

The best way to find the Gourmet Shroomcaps is head towards camp 8 or 11 as they have 2-3 Mushroom Colonies in a somewhat close proximity. Bring your gathering set to finish this quest even faster.

Tracking The Deliverytracking-the-delivery_mhwevents

  • 9 ★ located in the Elder Recess
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Deliver 10 Blue Beryl
  • Players will be able to find ample Elder Dragon Tracks.

Normal Events

“Up at the Crack of Dawn”

  • 1 ★ located in the Arena
  • There is no HR requirement.
  • Players must 12 Kestodon.

 

Chew The Fatchew-the-fat_mhwevents

  • 2 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • There is no HR requirement.
  • Players must hunt 2 Great Jagras.

Ya Ku With That?

Flesh Cleaved To The Boneflesh-cleaved-to-the-bone_mhwevents

  • 5 ★ located in the Special Arena
  • Players must be HR 8 or higher
  • Players must hunt an Odogaron and a Radobaan.

Kirin The Myth

  • 5 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 8 or higher
  • Player must slay 2 Kirins.

The Poison Posse

Gaze Upon the Dawn

This Is How Revolt Starts

  • 7 ★ located in the Wildspire Wastes
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Players must hunt a Diablos and a Black Diablos.
  • This quest has both Diablos and a Bazelguese; nothing special to report.

“Keeper of the Otherworld”

 

“The Throne Taker”

  • 9 ★ located in the Elder Recess
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Players will have to slay a Nergigante, a Lunastra, and a Teostra.

Challenge Quest

All of the following will be found in the Gathering Hub at the Arena Counter under Challenges.

Gajalaka Outbreak!

  • 6 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • Player must defeat 10 Gajalaka while avoiding a Barroth.
  • Players will obtain “Summer Insect Guide” from this event and they are used to make the Butterfly armor α & β, the Queen Bee armor α & β, and the Butterfly Layered Armor.

“Vespoid Infestation”

  • 2 ★ located in the Special Arena
  • Players must be HR 4 or higher
  • You must slay 30 Vespoids.
  • Players will obtain Spring Insect Field Guide upon completion which is used to forge the Qeen Beetle Set.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Sword and Shield
    • Dual Blades
    • Hammer
    • Insect Glaive
    • Charge Blade

Challenge Quest 2: Beginner

  • 2 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 5 or higher
  • Players must slay a Tobi-Kadachi and a Paolumu.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Dual Blades
    • Hunting Horn
    • Switch Axe
    • Insect Glaive
    • Bow

Gale & Fangs Slay Event 3

  • 7 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 16 or higher
  • Players must slay a Legiana and an Odogaron.
  • This event lasts from April 18th at 8pm EDT to May 31st at 7:59 pm EDT
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:

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“What Lurks In The Forest”

  • 7 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 15 or higher
  • Players must slay a Great Jagras, Anjanath, and Rathalos.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Greatsword
    • Sword and Shield
    • Hammer
    • Lance
    • Bow

“The Best of The Best”

  • 8 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 15 or higher
  • Players must slay a Teostra, Kushala Daora, and Nergigante.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Hunting Horn
    • Gun Lance
    • Switch Axe
    • Charge Blade
    • Heavy Bowgun

Street Fighter 5 Events

“Down the Dark, Muddy Path”

  • 3 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 3 or higher
  • Players must slay a Barroth.
  • This event provides a large gold crown upon completion.
  • Players will obtain “SFV tickets” from this event and they are used to make the Ryu Full Armor Set.
  • This event is available for all; no SFV save data required this time.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Greatsword
    • Dual Blades
    • Hammer
    • Gunlance
    • Heavy Bowgun

Empress in Full Bloom I” 

  • 7 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 12 or higher
  • Player must slay a Pink Rathian.
  • Players will obtain “SFV II” which is used to forge the Sakura α Full Armor Set.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Longsword
    • Lance
    • Charge Blade
    • Insect Glaive
    • Light Bowgun

Empress in Full Bloom II” 

  • 7 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 12 or higher
  • Player must slay a Pink Rathian.
  • Players will obtain “SFV II” which is used to forge the Sakura α Full Armor Set.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Great Sword
    • Sword and Shield
    • Gun Lance
    • Switch Axe
    • Bow

Empress in Full Bloom III” 

  • 7 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 12 or higher
  • Player must slay a Pink Rathian.
  • Players will obtain “SFV II” which is used to forge the Sakura α Full Armor Set.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Sword and Shield
    • Dual Blades
    • Hammer
    • Hunting Horn
    • Heavy Bowgun

The Awakened Satsui No Hado I” 

  • 8 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must slay a Nergigante.
  • Players will obtain “SFV III” from the above missions which is used to forge the Ryu α Full Armor Set.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Great Sword
    • Longsword
    • Lance
    • Hunting Horn
    • Heavy Bowgun

The Awakened Satsui No Hado II” 

  • 8 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must slay a Nergigante.
  • Players will obtain “SFV III” from the above missions which is used to forge the Ryu α Full Armor Set.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Sword and Shield
    • Hammer
    • Switch Axe
    • Charge Blade
    • Light Bowgun

The Awakened Satsui No Hado III” 

  • 8 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must slay a Nergigante.
  • Players will obtain “SFV III” from the above missions which is used to forge the Ryu α Full Armor Set.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Great Sword
    • Dual Blades
    • Gun Lance
    • Insect Glaive
    • Bow

Unobtainable Armors & Weapons

All items that need Spring Blossom, Summer Twilight and/or Autumn Harvest Tickets.

  • Blossom Armor
  • Blossom α Armor
  • Butterfly Palico Armor
  • Butterfly α Palico Armor
  • Felyne Butterfly Wand α
  • Felyne Butterfly Wand
  • Diver Armor
  • Diver Armor α
  • Aloha Palico Armor
  • Aloha Palico Armor α
  • Felyne Aloha Ukulele
  • Felyne Aloha Ukulele α
  • Butterfly Layered Armor
  • Diver Layered Armor
  • Shadow Shades Layered Armor
  • Ghost Palico Armor
  • Ghost Palico Armor α
  • Felyne Jack-o’-Lantern
  • Felyne Jack-o’-Lantern α
  • Harvest Armor Set
  • Harvest Armor Set α
  • Harvest Layered Armor

Daily Limited Bounties

During the Winter Star Festival, the weekly bounties are now daily bounties. Heavy Armor Sphere which is worth 200 points will be coming back. Players can acquire one everyday so make sure you’re doing the bounties!

November 30th Bounties

  • Complete 2 Event Quest
    • 100 Research Points
    • 2 Armor Sphere
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 4 Star Fireworks
  • Hunt 2 Rathalos
    • 200 Research Points
    • 1 Armor Sphere+
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 5 Star Fireworks
  • Slay 1 High Rank Azure Rathalos
    • 300 Research Points
    • 1 Advanced Armor Sphere
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 6 Star Fireworks
  • Complete all bounties
    • 200 Research Points
    • 1 Heavy Armor Sphere
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 10 Star Fireworks

December 1st Bounties

  • Complete 2 Event Quest
    • 100 Research Points
    • 2 Armor Sphere
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 4 Star Fireworks
  • Hunt 2 Anjanath
    • 200 Research Points
    • 1 Armor Sphere+
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 5 Star Fireworks
  • Slay 1 High Rank Deviljho
    • 300 Research Points
    • 1 Advanced Armor Sphere
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 6 Star Fireworks
  • Complete all bounties
    • 200 Research Points
    • 1 Heavy Armor Sphere
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 10 Star Fireworks

December 2nd Bounties

  • Complete 3 Event Quest
    • 100 Research Points
    • 3 Armor Sphere
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 4 Star Fireworks
  • Hunt 2 Fanged Wyvern
    • 200 Research Points
    • 1 Armor Sphere+
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 5 Star Fireworks
  • Hunt 1 Tempered Monster
    • 300 Research Points
    • 1 Advanced Armor Sphere
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 6 Star Fireworks
  • Complete all bounties
    • 200 Research Points
    • 1 Heavy Armor Sphere
    • 1 Winter Star Ticket
    • 10 Star Fireworks

All Available Winter Festival Events PC

All Events will run during the Winter Festival unless stated otherwise.

Kulve Taroth Siege

“Banquet in the Earthen Hall”

  • ? ★ located in the Caverns of El Dorado.
  • Players must be HR 16 or higher
  • Player must repel Kulve Taroth
  • For more info, see our Kulve Taroth Siege Guide

Weapon & Armor Events

A Rush of Blood

  • 7 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must slay a tiny Odogaron and a large Odogaron.
  • Players will obtain “Rockman Ticket” which is used to forge Rockman Palico Weapon and Armor Set.

Every Hunter’s Dream

  • 5 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 8 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Rathalos and a Paolumu.
  • Players will obtain “Master Craftman’s Blueprint” from this event and they are used to make the Wyvern Ignition Great Sword.

Scrapping with the Shamos

  • 6 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • Players must slay 13 Shamos.
  • Players will obtain “Black Bandage” which is used to forge Sealed Eyepatch α.

A Flash in the Pan

Wiggle Me This

  • 6 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • Player must deliver 10 Wigglers
  • Players will obtain “Wiggler Ticket” which is used to forge Wiggler Head α.
  • For the quickest way to obtain the Wigglers players should move from camp 1 to the surrounding Wigglers nest until they obtain all 10.

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“Egg Lovers United”

  • 6 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • You must hunt 1 Gold Crown Kulu-Ya-Ku.
  • Players will obtain “Kulu-Ya-Ku” which is used to forge Kulu-Ya-Ku Head α Armor

Midnight Mayhem

  • 6 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • Player must slay 10 Kestodons.
  • Players will obtain “First Fleet Ticket” from this event and they are used to make the Shooting Star Lance and it’s upgrade.

“Where Sun meets Moon” 

  • 3 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 4 or higher
  • Player must slay a Pukei-Pukei and a Tobi-Kadachi.
  • Increase low rank rewards in addition to the Downy Crake Ticket and Steel Egg drops.

Layered Armor Events

“A Whisper of White Mane” 

  • 9 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Player must slay a Arch Tempered Kirin.
  • Players will obtain Kirin Ticket to forge the new Kirin Armor γ and Blossom Layered Armor.

“A Royal Pain”

  • 7 ★ located in the Wildspire Waste
  • Players must be HR 12 or higher
  • Player must slay a Pink Rathian and a Rathain.
  • Increase high rank rewards in addition to the Faux Ticket and Golden Egg drops.

Bonus Item Events

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Wicked Wildspire Warfare

  • 5 ★ located in the Special Arena
  • Players must be HR 8 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Diablos and 2 Barroths.
  • Players can obtain a decent amount of armor spheres.

Triple Threat Showdown

Rollin’ With The Uragaan

  • 7 ★ located in the Elder’s Recess
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Hunt 2 Uragaan
  • Event provides a high chance of Armor Spheres upon completion.

Relish The Moment

  • 9 ★ located in the Ancient Forest and Elder’s Recess
  • April 5th to April 11th for the Ancient Forest Location. While April 12th until April 20th for Elder’s Recess Location.
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Players must hunt a tempered Deviljho.
  • Event provides a high chance obtain Gleaming, Warrior, and Hero Streamstones.

Hunter Rank Events

Snow & Cherry Blossoms

  • 9 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 30 or higher
  • Player must hunt a tempered Legiana and tempered Pink Rathian
  • Event provides about 75% of an experience bar.

“A Nose For An Eye“

  • 9 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 30 or higher
  • Players must hunt a Tempered Anjanath and a Tempered Azure Rathalos.
  • This event provides players with increased experience.

“No Tomorrow For Usurpers”

  • 9 ★ located in the Elder’s Recess
  • Players must be HR 30 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Bazelguese.
  • Players will obtain increase Hunter Rank Exp.

Monster Crown Events

Deep Green Blues

  • 7 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Great Jagras, Pukei-Pukei, Tobi-Kadachi, Anjanath and Rathalos.

Wildspire Bolero

  • 7 ★ located in the Wildspire Waste
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Kulu-Ya-Ku, Barroth, Jyuratodus, Rathian and Diablos.

Coral Waltz

  • 7 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, Paolumu, Legiana, and Pink Rathian.

“Effluvial Opera”

  • 7 ★ located in the Rotten Vale
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Players must hunt a Great Girros, an Odogaron, a Radobaan, and a Bazelgeuse.

“Rock N’ Roll Recess”

  • 7 ★ located in the Elder’s Recess
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Player must hunt a Dodogama, Lavasioth, Uragaan, and Azure Rathalos.

Monster Tracks Events

A Simple Task

  • 9 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • Players must be HR 30 or higher
  • Player must deliver 10 Gourmet Shroomcaps
  • Players will be able to find plentiful threat level 2 monster tracks

The best way to find the Gourmet Shroomcaps is head towards camp 8 or 11 as they have 2-3 Mushroom Colonies in a somewhat close proximity. Bring your gathering set to finish this quest even faster.

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  • 9 ★ located in the Elder Recess
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Deliver 10 Blue Beryl
  • Players will be able to find ample Elder Dragon Tracks.

Normal Events

“Up at the Crack of Dawn”

  • 1 ★ located in the Arena
  • There is no HR requirement.
  • Players must 12 Kestodon.

 

Chew The Fatchew-the-fat_mhwevents

  • 2 ★ located in the Ancient Forest
  • There is no HR requirement.
  • Players must hunt 2 Great Jagras.

Ya Ku With That?

Flesh Cleaved To The Boneflesh-cleaved-to-the-bone_mhwevents

  • 5 ★ located in the Special Arena
  • Players must be HR 8 or higher
  • Players must hunt an Odogaron and a Radobaan.

Kirin The Myth

  • 5 ★ located in the Coral Highlands
  • Players must be HR 8 or higher
  • Player must slay 2 Kirins.

The Poison Posse

Gaze Upon the Dawn

This Is How Revolt Starts

  • 7 ★ located in the Wildspire Wastes
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Players must hunt a Diablos and a Black Diablos.
  • This quest has both Diablos and a Bazelguese; nothing special to report.

“Keeper of the Otherworld”

 

“The Throne Taker”

  • 9 ★ located in the Elder Recess
  • Players must be HR 50 or higher
  • Players will have to slay a Nergigante, a Lunastra, and a Teostra.

Challenge Quest PC

All of the following will be found in the Gathering Hub at the Arena Counter under Challenges.

Gajalaka Outbreak!

  • 6 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 11 or higher
  • Player must defeat 10 Gajalaka while avoiding a Barroth.
  • Players will obtain “Summer Insect Guide” from this event and they are used to make the Butterfly armor α & β, the Queen Bee armor α & β, and the Butterfly Layered Armor.

“Vespoid Infestation”

  • 2 ★ located in the Special Arena
  • Players must be HR 4 or higher
  • You must slay 30 Vespoids.
  • Players will obtain Spring Insect Field Guide upon completion which is used to forge the Qeen Beetle Set.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Sword and Shield
    • Dual Blades
    • Hammer
    • Insect Glaive
    • Charge Blade

Challenge Quest 1: Intermediate 

  • 7 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 13 or higher
  • Players must slay a Rathalos and an Tzitzi-Ya-Ku.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Sword and Shield
    • Hunting Horn
    • Charge Blade
    • Insect Glaive
    • Light Bowgun

Challenge Quest 1: Expert

  • 9 ★ located in the Arena
  • Players must be HR 15 or higher
  • Players must slay a Tempered Uragaan and a Tempered Bazelgeuse.
  • Players will have the following weapon choices:
    • Sword and Shield
    • Dual Blades
    • Gun Lance
    • Charge Blade
    • Light Bowgun

Unobtainable Armors & Weapons PC

All items that need Autumn Harvest Tickets.

  • Ghost Palico Armor
  • Ghost Palico Armor α
  • Felyne Jack-o’-Lantern
  • Felyne Jack-o’-Lantern α
  • Harvest Armor Set
  • Harvest Armor Set α
  • Harvest Layered Armor

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