Astera (Japanese アステラ) is a village first introduced in Monster Hunter: World. It is the home of the investigators of the New World.
- Astera was built by the first expedition team that ventured into the New World.
- Researchers gather info, hunters gather to hunt, technicians keep everything together, etc.
- Occasionally, monsters are brought back to Astera for researchers to study.
- Hunters can freely roam the New World and take as many quests as they please.
- The Field Team Leader was born in Astera.