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1★ Quests

Lv

Jagras of the Ancient Forest
Key Quest
MHW-Jagras Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 7 Jagras

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 720z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Mernos
Description:

Zorah Magdaros's appearance has brought about changes in the local ecosystem. Head into Jagras territory to investigate, and take them out if necessary. -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Unlocks "A Kestodon Kerfuffle" and "A Thicket of Thugs".

Fungal Flexin' in the Ancient Forest
MH4U-Mushroom Quest Icon

Main Objective:

Deliver 20 Gourmet Shroomcaps

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 720z
HR Points: N/A
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Great Jagras, Pukei-Pukei, Anjanath
Description:

Supplements? At MY Canteen? Pfft! We're all organic, baby! If you need vitamin D, get some Gourmet Shroomcaps! *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient on first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete "Jagras of the Ancient Forest" to unlock.
  • Adds Soiled Shroomcaps to the Canteen.

A Thicket of Thugs
MHW-Jagras Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 7 Jagras

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 720z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Mernos
Description:

One of my field researchers wants to collect brightmoss to study. Only problem is, it's mostly found in caves. Guess what else is mostly found in caves? That's right...Jagras! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Jagras of the Ancient Forest" to unlock.

Butting Heads with Nature
MHW-Kestodon Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 12 Kestodon

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 720z
HR Points: N/A
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos
Description:

Blasted Kestodon! Every single time we go out to collect samples, those annoying creatures knock us on our tushes! I wish they'd butt out of our research! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "A Kestodon Kerfuffle" to unlock.

A Kestodon Kerfuffle
Key Quest
MHW-Kestodon Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 8 Kestodon

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 1200z
HR Points: N/A
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Great Jagras
Description:

Zorah Magdaros's appearance has driven a herd of Kestodon to new territory. We'll need you to go out and thin that herd of head-butters. -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete "Jagras of the Ancient Forest" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Butting Heads With Nature" and "The Great Jagras Hunt".

The Great Jagras Hunt
Urgent Quest
MHW-Great Jagras Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Great Jagras

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 1200z
HR Points: N/A
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos
Description:

Things I'm not interested in writing in my daily report: "Researchers swallowed whole by Great Jagras." Take it out before I actually have to write it! -- Field Team Leader

Notes:
  • Must complete "A Kestodon Kerfuffle" to unlock.
  • Unlocks Expeditions.

2★ Quests

Lv★★

Bird-Brained Bandit
Key Quest
MHW-Kulu-Ya-Ku Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Kulu-Ya-Ku

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 1800z
HR Points: N/A
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos
Description:

The Kulu-Ya-Ku uses its dexterous forearms to carry objects. Left unchecked it's liable to run off with crucial supplies. Step one of rebuilding a secure camp is hunting that thief! -- Provisions Manager

Notes:
  • Must complete "The Great Jagras Hunt" and the first Expedition to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Urgent: Pukei-Pukei Hunt" and "Camp Crasher".
  • Unlocks the Northeast Camp in the Ancient Forest.

Snatch the Snatcher
MHW-Kulu-Ya-Ku Icon

Main Objective:

Capture a Kulu-Ya-Ku

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Barroth
Description:

The Kulu-Ya-Ku uses its nimble forearms to pick up stones and eggs. Monsters that use tools are exceptionally rare. I'd like you to catch one for closer study. -- Smart Biologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "The Best Kind of Quest" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Landing the Landslide Wyvern".

The Pain from Gains
MHW-Gajau Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 7 Gajau

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 1080z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios
Description:

My paw-thritis is acting up again. Years of Palico-ing will do that to you. The best remedy? Good ol' Gajau liver oil! *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient on first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete "The Best Kind of Quest" to unlock.
  • Adds Gajau Liver to the Canteen.

Exterminator of the Waste
MHW-Vespoid Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 14 Vespoid

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 1080z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios
Description:

I need you to go out to the Wildspire Waste and waste a few Vespoids...or as I like to call them, punchin' bags with wings. *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient on first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete "The Best Kind of Quest" to unlock.
  • Adds Bullion Meat to the Canteen.

The Great Glutton
MHW-Great Jagras Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Great Jagras

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 1800z
HR Points: N/A
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos
Description:

I'm sure by now you've seen the way Great Jagras swallow its prey whole. One's been spotted again in the forest. Take it out before one of my researchers gets gobbled up! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "The Great Jagras Hunt" to unlock.

Camp Crasher
MHW-Kulu-Ya-Ku Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Kulu-Ya-Ku

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 1800z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos
Description:

The other morning one of my researchers woke to his camp having been pilfered by one of those thieving Kulu-Ya-Ku. Do something about it before it ransacks another camp! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Bird-Brained Bandit" to unlock.

Urgent: Pukei-Pukei Hunt
Urgent Quest
MHW-Pukei-Pukei Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Pukei-Pukei

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Great Jagras, Rathalos
Description:

That Pukei-Pukei is none too pleased to have that slag in its territory. It'll be even less pleased if we send in our scholars to research it. Looks like we have to put it down. -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete "Bird-Brained Bandit" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "The Best Kind of Quest" and "Scatternut Shortage".

3★ Quests

Lv★★★

The Best Kind of Quest
Key Quest
MHW-Barroth Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Barroth

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Rathian, Barroth, Diablos
Description:

Something surely left by Zorah Magdaros was discovered out in the Wildspire Waste. Fifth Fleet hunters: Keep our scholars safe as you escort them out to investigate this new evidence. -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete "Urgent: Pukei-Pukei Hunt" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Sinister Shadows in the Swamp", "Mired in the Spire", "Snatch the Snatcher", "The Pain from Gains", and "Exterminator of the Waste".
  • Increases Zorah Magdaros's Research Level.
  • Unlocks the Eastern Camp in Wildspire Waste.

Scatternut Shortage
MHW-Pukei-Pukei Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Pukei-Pukei

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Great Jagras, Rathalos
Description:

A Pukei-Pukei must have shown up because it's getting more and more difficult to gather scatternuts! We can't study them if the only specimens we can gather are covered in poison! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Urgent: Pukei-Pukei Hunt" to unlock.

Special Arena: Pukei-Pukei
MHW-Pukei-Pukei Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Pukei-Pukei

Location: Special Arena
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

A new challenger: Pukei-Pukei, the Toxic Tussler, the Lickin' Machine! He won't listen when you say "no tounges"! Think you can go toe to toe--er, toe-to-claw with this heavy hitter!? -Arena-Lass

Notes:
  • Must capture a Pukei-Pukei for this Quest to appear.

The Current Situation
MHW-Tobi-Kadachi Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Tobi-Kadachi

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 3240z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Great Jagras, Anjanath, Rathalos
Description:

Don't touch me! Don't touch me! *zap* I told you NOT TO TOUCH ME! A blasted Tobi-Kadachi has shown up and now I can't touch anything without getting--*ZAP* OUCH! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Flying Sparks: Tobi-Kadachi" to unlock.

Special Arena: Tobi-Kadachi
MHW-Tobi-Kadachi Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Tobi-Kadachi

Location: Special Arena
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 3240z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

A new challenger: Tobi-Kadachi, the Leaping Lizard, the Bite master! He'll clean your clock with thunder shocks! Think you can go toe-to-toe--er, toe-to-claw with this heavy hitter!? -Arena Lass

Notes:
  • Must Capture a Tobi-Kadachi for This Quest to Appear

Mired in the Spire
MHW-Barroth Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Barroth

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Rathian, Jyuratodus, Diablos
Description:

The Carrier Ants out in the Wildspire Waste are extraordinary engineers. We've been trying to further our research of them but a Barroth appeared and mucked up our entire operation. -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "The Best Kind of Quest" to unlock.

Sinister Shadows in the Swamp
Key Quest
MHW-Jyuratodus Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Jyuratodus

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 3240z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Jyuratodus, Barroth
Description:

A young scholar has gotten separated from his escort out in the Wildspire Waste. Find him and escort him back to base. Neutralize any large monsters that pose a threat. -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete "The Best Kind of Quest" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Flying Sparks: Tobi-Kadachi" and "The Piscine Problem".
  • Unlocks the ability to change Kinsect element.
  • Rewards the Ghillie Mantle.

The Piscine Problem
MHW-Jyuratodus Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Jyuratodus

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 3240z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Barroth
Description:

The Iron Helmcrab is such a fascinating creature. Just kick it over and out pops a piercing pod! We'd love to study them more but not with a Jyuratodus lurking about! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Sinister Shadows in the Swamp" to unlock.

Landing the Landslide Wyvern
MHW-Barroth Icon

Main Objective:

Capture a Barroth

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 3600z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Jyuratodus, Diablos
Description:

Barroth dwell in the marshes of the Wildspire Waste, but details of their activities, diet, and nesting habits remain unknown. Catch one to help shed light on the issue. -- Smart Biologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Snatch the Snatcher" to unlock.

Prickly Predicament
MH4U-Red Chest Quest Icon

Main Objective:

Deliver 20 Bauble Cactuses

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 1080z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Kulu-Ya-Ku, Barroth, Rathian
Description:

I'm confident the plants native to the waste will help us grow our Ancient Trees, but I need your help gathering them! *Unlocks a Botanical Research item on first time completion. -- Laid-back Botanist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Flying Sparks: Tobi-Kadachi" to unlock.
  • Adds more requestable items to the Botanical Research Center.

Gettin' Yolked in the Waste
MH4U-Egg Quest Icon

Main Objective:

Deliver 2 Herbivore Eggs

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 1080z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Kulu-Ya-Ku
Description:

You ready for leg day? GOOD! You'll need 'em when you're running from that Apceros herd! Now go get me my purr-otein! *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient upon first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete "Flying Sparks: Tobi-Kadachi" to unlock.
  • Adds Herbivore Egg to the Canteen.

Special Arena: Barroth
MHW-Barroth Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Barroth

Location: Special Arena
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

A new challenger: Barroth, the Hulking Headbutt, the Skullcracker! Lose to this guy, and your name is mud! Think you can go toe-to-toe--er, toe-to-claw with this heavy hitter? -- Arena Lass

Notes:
  • Must capture a Barroth for this Quest to appear.
  • Disappears from the Quest list upon completion.

Flying Sparks: Tobi-Kadachi
Key Quest
MHW-Tobi-Kadachi Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Tobi-Kadachi

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 3240z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Great Jagras, Anjanath, Rathalos
Description:

Oh, my! That Tobi-Kadachi is sure getting in the way of progress! You hunters will never get a hold of these specialized tools I'm making if I become its dinner! -- Chief Botanist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Sinister Shadows in the Swamp" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "The Encroaching Anjanath", "Prickly Predicament", "Gettin' Yolked in the Waste", and "The Current Situation".
  • Unlocks the Botanical Research Center.
  • Adds Wyvern Head, Tough Meat, Thorny Meat, Ridgemane Tuna, Squad Sardine, Samurai Tuna, Magnicelery, and Rapscallion to the Canteen.

The Encroaching Anjanath
Urgent Quest
MHW-Anjanath Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt an Anjanath

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 4320z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Great Jagras, Rathalos
Description:

As we're gathering up to capture Zorah Magdaros, we need to secure Astera as much as we can. It's too much of a risk to have that Anjanath roaming so close to base. -- Field Team Leader

Notes:
  • Must complete "Flying Sparks: Tobi-Kadachi" to unlock.
  • Increases armor upgrade level.

4★ Quests

Lv★★★★

One for the History Books
Key Quest
MHW-Zorah Magdaros Icon

Main Objective:

Weaken Zorah Magdaros

Location: Great Ravine
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 4320z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Barnos, Nergigante
Description:

At dawn we'll attempt what no one in history has dared: Capture an elder dragon! Make your preparations and proceed to the site. May the Sapphire Star guide us all. -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete "The Encroaching Anjanath" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Royal Relocation" and "Gettin' Yolked in the Forest".
  • Increases Zorah Magadaros's research level.
  • Unlocks the Health Booster.
  • Adds more armor to the Armory.

One Helluva Sinus Infection
MHW-Anjanath Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt an Anjanath

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 4320z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Great Jagras, Rathalos
Description:

Our entire department is out with the flu because of that Anjanath. How could they not be? The Ancient Forest is covered from top to bottom with that nasty mucus! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "The Encroaching Anjanath" to unlock.

Gettin' Yolked in the Forest
MH4U-Egg Quest Icon

Main Objective:

Deliver 2 Wyvern Eggs

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 3600z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Rathian
Description:

You ready for leg day? GOOD! You'll need 'em when you're running from that Rathian! Now go get me my purr-otein! *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient upon first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete "One for the History Books" to unlock.
  • Adds Wyvern Egg to the Canteen.

Royal Relocation
MHW-Rathian Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Rathian

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 4320z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Barroth, Diablos
Description:

The samples I need to further my Ancient Tree research are right under a Rathian's nest. Perhaps you can move it for me? *Unlocks a Botanical Research item on first time completion. -- Laid-back Botanist

Notes:
  • Must complete "One for the History Books" to unlock.
  • Adds more requestable items to the Botanical Research Center.

Ballooning Problems
Key Quest
MHW-Paolumu Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Paolumu

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 4320z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos, Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, Legiana
Description:

...I'm sorry, I just retched thinking about that monster's face. Seriously, you'll be doing it a favor...and us too. Hunt it and the Airship Engineer will have everything he needs. -- Third Fleet Master

Notes:
  • Must complete the Coral Highlands Expedition to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Radobaan Roadblock", "Sorry You're Not Invited" and "White Monster for a White Coat".
  • Unlocks Rarity 4-6 weapon upgrades.

It's a Crying Shamos
MHW-Shamos Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 11 Shamos

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos
Description:

I almost feel bad for 'em. Those scrawny little monsters don't even stand a chance. Go flex on 'em while I get the goods! *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient upon first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete the Coral Highlands Expedition to unlock.
  • Adds King Turkey to the Canteen.

A Tzitzi for Science
MHW-Tzitzi-Ya-Ku Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Tzitzi-Ya-Ku

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 3240z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos, Paolumu, Legiana
Description:

We've heard talk of the Coral Highlands' Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, how it emits flashes of light to blind its enemies. We must know the mechanics involved. Field team, please hunt one for our studies! -- Eccentric Trio

Notes:
  • Must complete the Coral Highlands Expedition to unlock.

Troubled Troupers
MHW-Tzitzi-Ya-Ku Icon MHW-Tzitzi-Ya-Ku Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt 2 Tzitzi-Ya-Ku

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 9000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos
Description:

We Troupers are getting batterfanged by two Tzitzi-Ya-Ku. Please har-meow-nize with our warriors to wallop them into hightailing it! (Translation by the Lynian Researcher) -- Troupers

Notes:
  • Must talk to the Troupers to unlock.
  • Rewards the Coral Orchestra.

Sorry You're Not Invited
MHW-Paolumu Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Paolumu

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 4320z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos, Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, Legiana
Description:

This is sort of an odd request but there is a birthday party coming up this weekend and we're in desperate need of balloons. If you could help us out you'd be a real hero! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Ballooning Problems" to unlock.

What a Bunch of Abalone
MH4U-Red Chest Quest Icon

Main Objective:

Deliver 10 Super Abalone

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 3600z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos, Tzitzi-Ya-Ku
Description:

You ready for arms day? GOOD! You're gonna need 'em to gather these ingredients I've had my eyes on! *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient upon first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete the Coral Highlands Expedition to unlock.
  • Adds Soulful Caviar to the Canteen.

White Monster for a White Coat
MHW-Paolumu Icon

Main Objective:

Capture a Paolumu

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5760z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos, Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, Legiana
Description:

Paolumu dwell in the Coral Highlands, but details of their activities, diet, and nesting habits remain unknown. Catch one to help shed light on this mysterious creature. -- Smart Biologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Ballooning Problems" to unlock.

Radobaan Roadblock
Key Quest
MHW-Radobaan Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Radobaan

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 4320z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Great Girros
Description:

The bones covering Radobaan's body are gonna be tough to get through, but if we want to continue our survey of the Rotten Vale, you'll need to find a way! -- The Handler

Notes:
  • Must complete "Ballooning Problems" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Legiana: Embodiment of Elegance", "A Bone To Pick", "A Rotten Thing To Do", "Persistent Pests", and "On Nightmare's Wings".

A Rotten Thing To Do
MHW-Great Girros Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Great Girros

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 3240z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Radobaan, Odogaron
Description:

I was work-k-king in the Rotten V-Vale when a G-G-Great Girros z-z-zapped me from behind. I g-got out in one piece, but I'm still all t-t-tingly... Finish the j-j-job for me? P-Please! -- Stunned Researcher

Notes:
  • Must complete "Radobaan Roadblock" to unlock.

Persistent Pests
MHW-Hornetaur Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 14 Hornetaurs

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos
Description:

There's a spot that I'm certain hides the secret to new Ancient Tree growth but it's infested with Hornetaurs! *Unlocks a Botanical Research slot on first time completion. -- Chief Botanist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Radobaan Roadblock" to unlock.
  • Adds an extra slot to the Botanical Research Center.

A Bone To Pick
MHW-Radobaan Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Radobaan

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 4320z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Great Girros
Description:

It's nearly impossible for any of our researchers to study fossils in the Rotten Vale because they keep getting stuck to that blasted Radobaan rolling around down there... -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Radobaan Roadblock" to unlock.

On Nightmare's Wings
MHW-Raphinos Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 5 Raphinos

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 2520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos
Description:

Here at the Second Fleet, we've been working to develop new tools to help your hunts, but we need YOUR help gathering the materials. We're counting on you to take this quest. -- The Armory

Notes:
  • Must complete "Radobaan Roadblock" to unlock.
  • Rewards the Cleanser Booster.

Special Arena: Paolumu
MHW-Paolumu Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Paolumu

Location: Special Arena
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 4320z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

A new challenger: Paolumu, the Punishing Puffball, the Fearigible! It may not be fair, but it's walking on air! Think you can go toe-to-toe--er, toe-to-claw with this heavy hitter? -- Arena Lass

Notes:
  • Must capture a Paolumu for this Quest to appear.
  • Disappears from the Quest list upon completion.

Legiana: Embodiment of Elegance
Urgent Quest
MHW-Legiana Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Legiana

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos, Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, Paolumu
Description:

You already know how I feel about that intolerable creature. As long as it controls the skies in the highlands, we'll never be able to make our descent. Do take care of it, won't you? -- Third Fleet Master

Notes:
  • Must complete "Radobaan Roadblock" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Into the Bowels of the Vale" and "A Humid Headache".
  • Unlocks the Elder Melder.
  • Unlocks the Coral Highlands for Tailraider Safari.
  • Increases armor upgrade level.

5★ Quests

Lv★★★★★

Into the Bowels of the Vale
Key Quest
MHW-Odogaron Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt an Odogaron

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Great Girros
Description:

...... Certain death awaits you in the depths, but so does the key to finding Zorah Magdaros. A fair trade-off if you ask me. -- Third Fleet Master

Notes:
  • Must complete "Legiana: Embodiment of Elegance" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "A Fiery Throne Atop the Forest", "Horned Tyrant Below the Sands", "Scratching the Itch", "Man's Best Fiend", and "The Meat of the Matter".
  • Rewards the Vitality Mantle.
  • Adds more armor to the Armory.
  • Increases Zorah Magdaros's Research Level.

A Humid Headache
MHW-Legiana Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Legiana

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos, Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, Paolumu
Description:

This weather is so humid you could cut the air with a great sword! Our department could do with some climate control and I know just the monster that can provide some relief! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Legiana: Embodiment of Elegance" to unlock.

Scratching the Itch
MHW-Odogaron Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt an Odogaron

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Great Girros
Description:

This morning I awoke to a brilliant epiphany! I have an idea for something every hunter needs after a long day out in the field... Odogaron backscratchers! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Into the Bowels of the Vale" to unlock.

Man's Best Fiend
MHW-Odogaron Icon

Main Objective:

Capture an Odogaron

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 7200z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Great Girros
Description:

I really miss my old pet. The days we spent going to the park, playing fetch. I long for that companionship... that loyalty. Please go out and find me a new one. -- Smart Biologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Into the Bowels of the Vale" and "White Monster for a White Coat" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Gone in a Flash".

The Meat of the Matter
MH4U-Red Chest Quest Icon

Main Objective:

Deliver 2 Lumps of Meat

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 3600z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos
Description:

You ready for back day? GOOD! You'll need to put your back into it to get all the ingredients on this list! *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient upon first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete "Into the Bowels of the Vale" to unlock.
  • Adds Marinated Carpaccio to the Canteen.

Gone in a Flash
MHW-Kirin Icon

Main Objective:

Slay a Kirin

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 9000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

Why are you still here? An elder dragon's been spotted and you're just hanging out!? Hurry up before it gets away! *Unlocks a new Specialized Tool on first time completion. -- Impatient Biologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Man's Best Fiend" to unlock.

A Fiery Throne Atop the Forest
Key Quest
MHW-Rathalos Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Rathalos

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Anjanath, Tobi-Kadachi
Description:

The First Wyverian's not gonna spill the beans about Zorah until we stand on top of the food chain. That means we gotta hunt us a Rathalos! ...Does that mean we have to eat it too? -- The Handler

Notes:
  • Must complete "Into the Bowels of the Vale" to unlock.
  • Must complete this Quest and "Horned Tyrant Below the Sands" to unlock "A Colossal Task".
  • Unlocks "When Desire Becomes an Obsession" and "Redefining the 'Power Couple'".

When Desire Becomes an Obsession
MHW-Rathalos Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Rathalos

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Anjanath, Tobi-Kadachi
Description:

They say that Rathalos possess the rarest of gems, but I'm having a hard time obtaining one. I've already gone through ten or so of them with no luck. Oh well, bring me another! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "A Fiery Throne Atop the Forest" to unlock.

Redefining the "Power Couple"
MHW-Rathalos Icon MHW-Rathian Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Rathalos and a Rathian

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 7920z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Anjanath
Description:

Here at the Second Fleet, we've been working to develop new tools to help your hunts, but we need YOUR help gathering the materials. We're counting on you to take this quest! -- The Armory

Notes:
  • Must complete "A Fiery Throne Atop the Forest" to unlock.
  • Rewards the Bandit Mantle.

Horned Tyrant Below the Sands
Key Quest
MHW-Diablos Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Diablos

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Barroth
Description:

The First Wyverian's not gonna spill the beans about Zorah until we stand on top of the food chain. That means we gotta hunt us a Diablos! ...Does that mean we have to eat it too? -- The Handler

Notes:
  • Must complete "Into the Bowels of the Vale" to unlock.
  • Must complete this Quest and "A Fiery Throne Atop the Forest" to unlock "A Colossal Task".
  • Unlocks "Twin Spires Upon the Sands".

Twin Spires Upon the Sands
MHW-Diablos Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Diablos

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Gajau, Noios, Barroth
Description:

Did you know there's a species of insect that survives by burrowing into Diablos tails? No? Well neither do we! And we won't find out unless you go and bring us one to be sure! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "Horned Tyrant Below the Sands" to unlock.

Special Arena: Legiana
MHW-Legiana Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Legiana

Location: Special Arena
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

A new challenger: Legiana, the Slipstream Striker, the Wing leader! Remember, you can't flight without fight! Think you can go toe-to-toe--er, toe-to-claw with this heavy hitter? -- Arena Lass

Notes:
  • Must capture a Legiana for this Quest to appear.

Special Arena: Odogaron
MHW-Odogaron Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt an Odogaron

Location: Special Arena
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

A new challenger: Odogaron, the Muscle Mutt, the Rex Who Wrecks! He'll bite your leg to fetch the stick inside! Think you can go toe-to-toe--er, toe-to-claw with this heavy hitter? -- Arena Lass

Notes:
  • Must capture an Odogaron for this Quest to appear.

A Colossal Task
Urgent Quest
MHW-Zorah Magdaros Icon

Main Objective:

Guide Zorah Magdaros

Location: Everstream
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 8280z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Barnos, Nergigante
Description:

The operation is set to commence in the Everstream. Do everything you can to force Zorah Magdaros out to sea. We must not fail! May the Sapphire Star light our way! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete "A Fiery Throne Atop the Forest" and "Horned Tyrant Below the Sands" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Invader in the Waste" and "Left Quite the Impression".
  • Unlocks the Argosy.
  • Unlocks the Private Suite.
  • Unlocks the ability to change armor pigment.
  • Unlocks the Rotten Vale for Tailraider Safari.
  • Adds more armor to the Armory.
  • Increases armor upgrade level.

Invader in the Waste
Urgent Quest
MHW-Pukei-Pukei Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Pukei-Pukei

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 7200z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios, Gajalaka, Rathian, Barroth, Bazelgeuse
Description:

A Pukei-Pukei in the Wildspire Waste? As if that's not already weird enough, this one's extra tough. We've gotta get to the bottom of this! Be careful, Partner! -- The Handler

Notes:
  • Must complete "A Colossal Task" to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Pukei-Pukei Ambush" and "Chef Quest! Pumped to Deliver".
  • Unlocks High-Rank Quests and Expeditions.

6★ Quests

Lv★★★★★★

Left Quite the Impression
MHW-Zorah Magdaros Icon

Main Objective:

Guide Zorah Magdaros

Location: Everstream
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 8280z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Barnos
Description:

Doesn't the sight of Zorah Magdaros make your heart skip a beat? Let me assure you, seeing its scales up close is just as awe-inspiring. It's imperative that we study it more. -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must complete "A Colossal Task" to unlock.
  • Appears randomly after completing a quest or returning from an expedition.
  • Disappears after two quests.

Hard to Swallow
MHW-Great Jagras Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Great Jagras

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Great Jagras appearing in the Ancient Forest. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware its gluttonous appetite! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Great Jagras in High Rank to unlock.

Googly-eyed Green Monster
MHW-Pukei-Pukei Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Pukei-Pukei

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 7200z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Gajalaka, Great Jagras, Rathalos
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Pukei-Pukei appearing in the Ancient Forest. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware its poisonous attacks! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Pukei-Pukei in High Rank to unlock.

A Hair-Raising Experience
MHW-Tobi-Kadachi Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Tobi-Kadachi

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 7200z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Gajalaka, Rathian, Rathalos, Bazelgeuse
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Tobi-Kadachi appearing in the Ancient Forest. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware its lightning attacks! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Tobi-Kadachi in High Rank to unlock.

The Sleeping Sylvan Queen
MHW-Rathian Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Rathian

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 9000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Gajalaka
Description:

A major change in the ecosystem is driving monsters from their natural habitats. Head to the Ancient Forest and begin your investigation of the invading Rathian ASAP! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Rathian in High Rank to unlock.

It Can't See You If You Don't Move
MHW-Anjanath Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt an Anjanath

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 9000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Jagras, Mernos, Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Anjanath appearing in the Ancient Forest. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware its fiery attacks! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Anjanath in High Rank to unlock.

Keep Your Hands to Yourself
MHW-Kulu-Ya-Ku Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Kulu-Ya-Ku

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios, Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Kulu-Ya-Ku roaming the Wildspire Waste. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware its clever attacks! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Kulu-Ya-Ku in High Rank to unlock.

Pukei-Pukei Ambush
MHW-Pukei-Pukei Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Pukei-Pukei

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 7200z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios, Gajalaka, Rathian, Barroth, Bazelgeuse
Description:

A major change in the ecosystem is driving monsters from their natural habitats. Head to the Wildspire Waste and begin your investigation of the invading Pukei-Pukei ASAP! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete "Invader in the Waste" to unlock.

A Crown of Mud and Anger
MHW-Barroth Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Barroth

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 7200z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios, Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Barroth roaming the Wildspire Waste. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware its mud-caked attacks! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Barroth in High Rank to unlock.

Up to Your Waist in the Waste
MHW-Jyuratodus Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Jyuratodus

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 9000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios, Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Jyuratodus appearing in the Wildspire Waste. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware of getting stuck in the mud! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Jyuratodus in High Rank to unlock.

Brown Desert, Green Queen
MHW-Rathian Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Rathian

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 9000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios, Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Rathian appearing in the Wildspire Waste. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware of its poisonous tail! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Rathian in High Rank to unlock.

Tickled Pink
Key Quest
MHW-Anjanath Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt an Anjanath

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 9000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios, Gajalaka, Barroth, Diablos
Description:

A powerful Anjanath has been sighted! Their kind's the gold--pink?--standard for New World monsters. We can't let this chance at an ideal sample slip away. Go hunt it ASAP! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Must fill the ??? Rathian Investigation meter halfway to unlock.
  • Unlocks "It Can't See You If You Don't Move", "Trespassing Troublemaker", and "Chef Quest! A Rotten Request".
  • Unlocks the ability to meld Decorations.
  • Adds Aptonoth Meat, Apceroast, Serpentine Salmon, Bent-backed Shrimp, Armor Crab, Ossectopus, Pink Caviar, Stonecorn, Steadfast Spud, Kut-Ku Bean, Molten Mango, Tater Mud, Dragon Ale, Hunter's Brew, and Star Brandy to the Canteen and increases the maximum number of ingredients per meal.

Trespassing Troublemaker
MHW-Anjanath Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt an Anjanath

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 9000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios, Gajalaka, Barroth, Diablos
Description:

A major change in the ecosystem is driving monsters from their natural habitats. Head to the Wildspire Waste and begin your investigation of the invading Anjanath ASAP! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete "Tickled Pink" to unlock.

Say Cheese!
MHW-Tzitzi-Ya-Ku Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Tzitzi-Ya-Ku

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Tzitzi-Ya-Ku appearing in the Coral Highlands. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware its blinding flash attacks! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Tzitzi-Ya-Ku in High Rank to unlock.

Loop the Paolumu
MHW-Paolumu Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Paolumu

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 7200z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos, Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Paolumu appearing in the Coral Highlands. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware of its airburst attacks! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Paolumu in High Rank to unlock.

Chef Quest! Pumped to Deliver
MH4U-Red Chest Quest Icon

Main Objective:

Deliver 4 Forgotten Fossils

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Gajalaka, Great Girros, Radobaan, Odogaron
Description:

Now that you've worked both your upper and lower body, are you ready to put it to good use? GOOD! Let's Work! *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient upon first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete "Invader in the Waste" to unlock.
  • Adds Tangy Tripe to the Canteen.

Chef Quest! A Rotten Request
MHW-Girros Icon

Main Objective:

Slay 10 Girros

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Great Girros, Odogaron
Description:

Those little monsters think you're playing with them! Show 'em what you're made of! Let's say... 10 reps? *Unlocks a new Canteen ingredient on first time completion. -- The Meowscular Chef

Notes:
  • Must complete "Tickled Pink" to unlock.
  • Adds Steeled Meat to the Canteen.

A Tingling Taste
MHW-Great Girros Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Great Girros

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 5400z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Gajalaka
Description:

...... Why do I want you to hunt a Great Girros? Well, I'll tell you later. I know, how devilish of me. Run along now... -- Third Fleet Master

Notes:
  • Must encounter Great Girros in High Rank to unlock.

Stuck in a Rut
MHW-Radobaan Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Radobaan

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 9000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Hornetaur, Girros, Raphinos, Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of an unusually powerful Radobaan appearing in the Rotten Vale. Begin your investigation ASAP, but beware of its rolling attacks! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must encounter Radobaan in High Rank to unlock.

Old World Monster in the New World
Urgent Quest
MHW-Pink Rathian Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Pink Rathian

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 12600z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Kelbi, Shamos, Raphinos, Gajalaka, Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, Legiana
Description:

We've finally tracked down the source of those mysterious tracks. Report to the Coral Highlands and seek it out! I'll be expecting your report as soon as you're done! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete the ??? Rathian Investigation to unlock.
  • Unlocks "Pretty in Pink" and "A Cherry Wind upon the Reefs".
  • Unlocks more meldable Decorations.
  • Unlocks High-Rank safaris.
  • Increases armor upgrade level.

7★ Quests

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Pretty in Pink
MHW-Pink Rathian Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Pink Rathian

Location: Wildspire Waste
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 12600z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Apceros, Kestodon, Noios, Gajalaka
Description:

The field team has spotted a Pink Rathian stalking the local wildlife. Subspecies like these are highly valuable to the Commission's research efforts. Get going, hunter! -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Must complete "Old World Monster in the New World" to unlock.

Rathalos Rematch
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MHW-Rathalos Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt a Rathalos

Location: Ancient Forest
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 12600z
HR Points: {{{HR Points}}}
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Aptonoth, Mernos, Jagras, Gajalaka
Description:

We've gotten a disturbing report of another unusually powerful Rathalos in the Ancient Forest. Let that red beast know who REALLY stands atop the food chain here!-- The Commander


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8★ Quests

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Lightning Strikes Twice
MHW-Kirin Icon

Main Objective:

Slay a Kirin

Location: Coral Highlands
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 18000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

Yet another Kirin has shown up and you're just here, playing with your Palico!? We might never get this chance to study it! Go go GOOOOOO! -- The Impatient Biologist

Notes:
  • Complete Assigned Quest: A Wound and a Thirst then find Kirin tracks at least once in the Coral Highlands as a blue ??? tracks, then talk to Impatient Biologist to unlock.

Stirrings from the Grave
MHW-Vaal Hazak Icon

Main Objective:

Slay a Vaal Hazak

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 18000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Girros, Raphinos
Description:

Vaal Hazak serves its purpose in the life cycle of the New World, but now that it has stirred from its nest of decay, it threatens to ruin the whole ecosystem. It must be stopped! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Complete Assigned Quest: Hellish Fiend Vaal Hazak to unlock.

The Eater of Elders
MHW-Nergigante Icon

Main Objective:

Slay a Nergigante

Location: Elder's Recess
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 18000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

Nergigante is one helluva beast, and still so much we don't know 'bout it. Which is why i need you! If we're lucky, we might get to see two elder dragons squaring off! -- The Admiral

Notes:
  • Complete Assigned Quest: A Wound and a Thirst to unlock.

Master of the Gale
MHW-Kushala Daora Icon

Main Objective:

Slay a Kushala Daora

Location: Elder's Recess
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 18000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

Did you know that some cultures worship Kushala Daora as a god of wind? Luckily, we're not one of them! I'm determined to study its mastery of flight...just think of the benefits! -- Chief Ecologist

Notes:
  • Complete Assigned Quest: Kushala Daora, Dragon of Steel to unlock.

The Fires of Hell Bite Deep
MHW-Teostra Icon

Main Objective:

Slay a Teostra

Location: Elder's Recess
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 18000z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

We've got a riled up Teostra on the warpath. Seems like it was kicked out of its kingdom. Question is, what did the kickin'? Time to investigate! -- The Admiral

Notes:
  • Complete Assigned Quest: Teostra the Infernal to unlock.

9★ Quests

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The White Winds of the New World
MHW-Legiana IconMHW-Odogaron IconMHW-Diablos IconMHW-Rathalos Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt all target monsters

Location: Special Arena
Time Limit: 25 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 27720z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

To the hunter who has conquered every investigation, I offer this, the ultimate quest. Enter the Special Arena and take on the New World. Use all that lies before you, and claim glory. -- The Commander

Notes:
  • Acquire red completion on every optionals from 1* to 8* to unlock, complete with their special arenas version.
  • Best HR per quest assuming no event crown quest (5 mons vs 4 mons), viable to grind to HR100. Requirements are only HR15 and up and the completion of all optionals before it.
  • Upon completion all of Astera and the Research Base will congratulate your feats
  • Unlocks a new material, Research Commission Ticket which in turn unlocks the Commission Set and about 4 other charms to forge.

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The Sapphire Star's Guidance
TemperedMHW-Kushala Daora IconTemperedMHW-Teostra IconTemperedMHW-Nergigante Icon

Main Objective:

Slay all target monsters

Location: Elder's Recess
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 38880z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

To the unparalleled hunter, I offer this final quest. Return to the Elder's Recess and brave the elders' onslaught. Use all within your grasp to prove yourself master of the New World -- The Commander

Notes:

Showdown: the Muck and the Maul
TemperedMHW-Barroth IconTemperedMHW-Radobaan Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt all target monsters

Location: Special Arena
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 15840z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

Here at the Second Fleet, we've been working to develop new tools to help your hunts, but we need YOUR help gathering the materials. We're counting on you to take this quest. -- The Armory

Notes:
  • Complete at least 7 Tier 1 Tempered investigations to unlock (Threat Level 1).
  • Rewards the Impact Mantle

New World Sky, New World Flower
TemperedMHW-Pink Rathian IconTemperedMHW-Azure Rathalos Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt all target monsters

Location: Special Arena
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Stable
Reward: 25920z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: None
Description:

Here at the Second Fleet, we've been working to develop new tools to help your hunts, but we need YOUR help gathering the materials. We're counting on you to take this quest. -- The Armory

Notes:
  • Complete at least 7 Tier 2 Tempered investigations to unlock (Threat Level 2).
  • Rewards the Evasion Mantle

A Summons from Below
TemperedMHW-Vaal Hazak IconTemperedMHW-Odogaron Icon

Main Objective:

Hunt all target monsters

Location: Rotten Vale
Time Limit: 50 min.
Environment: Unstable
Reward: 29520z
HR Points:
Subquest Reward: N/A
Subquest HR Points: N/A
Contract Fee: 0z

Subquests: None
Monsters: Girros, Raphinos
Description:

Here at the Second Fleet, we've been working to develop new tools to help your hunts, but we need YOUR help gathering the materials. We're counting on you to take this quest. -- The Armory

Notes:
  • Complete at least 7 Tier 3 Tempered investigations to unlock (Threat Level 3).
  • Rewards the Rocksteady Mantle