7 Vital New Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Trailer Particulars

There’s a ridiculous variety of cool particulars to interrupt down from the latest Monster Hunter World: Iceborne story trailer, however there have been just a few moments that particularly stood out. Listed below are seven of an important new particulars we seen from the latest Monster Hunter World: Iceborne story trailer, together with Tigrex gameplay, a Glavenus tease, and way more.

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1. Monster Hunter Generations’ Glavenus is Teased

On the finish of the story trailer, a hunter confronts a Rathian. Behind the hunter, you possibly can simply make out the ft of one other monster within the again proper nook. The display screen cuts to black earlier than we will get a transparent shot, however the subsequent roar and fiery sword slice can solely belong to Glavenus.


The brute wyvern was initially launched in Monster Hunter Generations for the Nintendo 3DS. It’s large, resembles a spikey T-Rex, and wields a heated blade-like tail. It sharpens its tail in its mouth, and considered one of its strongest assaults is telegraphed by that very motion. Enjoyable truth, its tail can solely be severed whereas it is heated to the purpose of glowing. In any other case, it is arduous as metal! We speculated extra in-depth about Glavenus, and what his, Nargacuga, and Tigrex’s appearances may imply right here. 

2. Monster Hunter World Tigrex Gameplay Revealed

Tigrex was teased within the final Iceborne trailer that premiered as a part of Sony’s State of Play, and this new story trailer confirmed it in motion. The flagship monster for Monster Hunter Freedom 2, Tigrex is categorized as a robust flying wyvern, but it surely prefers to strike on the bottom. Try that long-range leap, and quick, unpredictable expenses. It has one other transfer the place it sends projectiles in entrance of it, which may trigger illnesses relying on the terrain they’re made out of. For instance, it’s going to trigger Iceblight when carried out on an icy terrain. Tigrex’s roar can be one of many solely ones that stuns and causes injury. Higher get these ear plugs prepared!


We hoped and assumed Tigrex could be included within the Iceborne growth as a result of it initially appeared within the icy Snowy Mountain habitat in Freedom 2, however oddly sufficient, it appears to be preventing within the Rotten Vale on this clip. That is much more evident by its turf struggle towards the Rotten Vale native Odogaron, and towards the Radobaan later within the trailer. We’ve seen some screenshots within the wild of Tigrex preventing in snowy terrain, nevertheless.

See all new monsters introduced for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne to this point within the slideshow under. 


three. Shrieking Legiana in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

If this Legiana within the about 55 seconds in regarded a bit of completely different to you, that’s as a result of it’s. Capcom confirmed this can be a new “excessive variant” known as the Shrieking Legiana. Its lined in frost which it makes use of to freeze its prey earlier than swooping right down to strike. This most likely means we’ll be getting excessive variants of different Monster Hunter World monsters as properly!

four. Monster Hunter World Velkhana Gameplay

Velkhana was the brand new Elder Dragon revealed within the State of Play trailer, however we solely received cinematic glimpses of it earlier than. The pickings are nonetheless slim, however a minimum of we get a take a look at its gameplay on this trailer 1:15 in. Just a few issues are sure. We are able to battle it in each Elder’s Recess and the brand new locale, it shoots ice breath, and it appears to have the ability to management the ice round it.

5. Raider Experience Lets You Experience Small Monster Tailraiders in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne


Proper across the 2:29 mark of the trailer, we get two glimpses at hunters using Jagras! First off, heck yeah. Second, whereas it’s not defined within the trailer, the official Monster Hunter website has been up to date with particulars on how the Raider Experience will work.

You’ll be capable to experience small monsters tailraiders, presumably the identical ones that your Palico can experience which might be the Jagras, Shamos, Girros, and Kestodon (although I wouldn’t be shocked if there’s a brand new addition in Iceborne’s new space, or if the clunkier Kestodon finally ends up not making the minimize).

The catch right here is you can’t immediately management the monster you experience. You’ll be able to collect, use gadgets or your slinger, and even take a look at your map, however the monster will both mechanically take you to a pin you place on the map or attempt to discover tracks and chase down a specified monster. That offers you an opportunity to prep and use gadgets whereas concurrently getting chauffeured to the battle. Neat!

6. Iceborne’s New Camp: Seliana


About 15 seconds in, we get a primary take a look at a brand new settlement in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne. This new base camp is known as Seliana, and it’ll function house within the Hoarfrost Attain. Hunters are outfitted with cozy coats to guard them from the weather, and the native, herbivorous Popo are utilized to tug carts. The official Iceborne web site has been up to date with extra particulars, a few of which we will see. At 27 seconds in, we catch a glimpse of a model new facility known as The Steamworks, which is used to energy the opposite services at Seliana. Use gasoline (factors), earned throughout hunts, to play a mini-game right here to earn gadgets! Then, we see a brand new felyne put together meals – her identify is the Grammeowster Chef, and the lovely cook dinner was as soon as the Meowscular Chef’s mentor.

Lastly, we all know Seliana’s format will probably be extra handy than ever to traverse, and permits simpler entry to as soon as out-of-the-way factors just like the Housekeeper and Palico tools.

7. The Story of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

We all know Iceborne begins with the odd look of Legiana within the Historical Forest. It seems just like the Legiana didn’t go away earlier than accosting an unsuspecting Anjanath, although. They left a frozen one behind, which we see within the seize bay within the trailer. At the very starting of this story trailer, we see the handler using the Third Fleet’s airship throughout the ocean in pursuit of the migrating Legiana. That is how our heroes discover the brand new locale. The handler additionally has her arms on an odd scale, which appears to be the point of interest of a bigger thriller, maybe disconnected from the Legiana migration? Wait, is that a Glavenus scale…?

These are the largest particulars we seen from the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne story trailer, and we didn’t even contact upon all the brand new grasp rank armor units and weapons we noticed! For extra on Monster Hunter World, try the complete Monster Hunter World Iceborne Story Trailer, and extra about Glavenus right here.

Casey DeFreitas is an Editor at IGN who loves Monster Hunter. Catch her on Twitter @ShinyCaseyD

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