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Category: Jinx & Tuna Guides

Highest Damage Elemental Lance Builds: MHW Iceborne META

So it turns out the highest damage lance sets are the Elemental Lance Builds. They out damage Raw lances like the Ruiner Nergigante Lance and the Rajang Lance in almost every monster in MHW Iceborne.

So here is everything you need to know about Elemental Lance Builds in Monster Hunter World Iceborne. How much stronger they are than raw builds, which styles of builds work best for them, and of course the actual Elemental Lance META Sets themselves.

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Is the Black Lightning Eagle Charge Blade Good?

How strong is the new Black Lightning Eagle Charge Blade? Will this new charge blade shake up the META in MHW Iceborne?

Eeeeeeeeeeeehhhhhhh Is aight

We have a lot of charge blades in Monster Hunter World Iceborne. Power elemental phial charge blades and impact phial charge blades, but where does the black eagle Charge blade fit in?

Let’s take a look at all of the math behind how strong it is compared to other Thunder Element Charge Blades as well as Impact CBs.

WE CAN GO HIGHER! Highest Damage Number Math

So it turns out I was wrong in the previous video. We can get an even bigger Highest Damage Number in MHW Iceborne. Frostcraft is a post raw cap multiplier making it possible to go even further past the Raw Cap Limit.

It also turns out that felyne foodie still works in the training area, making it possible to hit the Raw attack Cap with room to spare on the build so we can stack some elemental modifiers for the Rajang Greatsword.

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Comfy Set Cursed Set: Free Meal / Exhaust SA

This is the first video in a potential new series of ours: Comfy Set Cursed Set. In this video we will be covering a Free Meal Secret Set that deals extremely high damage while fitting in a nice amount of defensive and utility skills.
While not an immortal set, it is about 70% of the way there while still having competitive damage with classic META sets. MHW Iceborne allows us a lot more freedom in build choices so we can fit very high damage with A LOT of other skills. Its nice.

The other set we cover in this video our cursed set, a Sleep Exhaust Switchaxe build. Between the sleeps for free wall bangs, the exhaust flinches, and the KO damage that exhaust phials on Switch Axe deal easily with ZSDs to the head, this set is SUPER FUN to play.
However it is cursed because the damage is painfully low compared to actual damage sets. Like 20%-40% lower.

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What’s the HIGHEST DAMAGE NUMBER on the pole?

So let’s talk about the Raw Attack Cap mechanic in MHW Iceborne and how it limits the highest possible damage number you can get.

The Raw Damage Cap in Monster Hunter World Iceborne suffered a really strong nerf from the raw cap of 3x your base raw in Monster Hunter World to only 2x your base raw. This makes the raw cap VERY achievable in normal hunts and means you have to consider it in a lot of builds now.

It especially makes Artillery 5 and airborne very questionably useful. If these armor skills are stacked with much else you’ll hit the Raw Cap very quickly.