Monster Hunter Freedom 2 is the English equivalent of Monster Hunter Portable 2nd released in Japan. It is an expansion of Monster Hunter 2 with the omission of Yama Tsukami. Instead, two more monsters, the Tigrex and Akantor were added.
Improvements and Additions
Item and Equipment list now 6 pages instead of 4
Maximum rarity increased from 7 (orange) to 8 (red)
Gunlances, Dual Swords, Long Swords, Bows and Hunting Horns added since Monster Hunter 2.
Download system that allows you to download quests(up to 6 at a time) and bonuses such as Poogie outfits.
A set of MH2 monsters returning under their new English names.
Farm points (Pokke Points) are a different currency and cannot be retrieved from selling things; Only from gathering quests & any other methods.
Unlike MH2, the day and night effect is now fixed on the selected quests.
G-rank quests have been removed.
Timing of roars and monster sound coordinated are improved.
An improved Pokke Farm.
Many more new plants, ores, bugs, carves, armor and weapons.
Instant transportation from exits of areas.
New Training School options.
Treasure quests can now be played with one player.