MHW Iceborne Charge Blade Build [Safi’jiiva Meta 2020]


  • Lightbreak Charge Blade
  • Raging Brachydios Armor Set + Damacus Chest Armor
  • Critical, Expert, Guardian, Ironwall Jewels
  • Challenger + Expert Jewel

MHW Meta has been updated again with the return of Kulve Taroth (Master Rank version) The weapons obtained after breaking the horn of Taroth is back – which make ways for changes in the current meta.

For Charge Blades

MHW Charge Blade Builds – Weapons

Best Charge Blades in MHW Iceborne

Before MR Kulve Taroth, Charge Blades arsenal receive the powerful Lightbreak Charge Blade from Ragin Brachydios.

This weapon is currently the best Charge Blade for general purpose. If you don’t like grinding for a set of elemental Charge Blade, then this is the easiest pick for the game.

Before this beast, you are good with the Safi’s Shattershield.

MHW Iceborne Elemental Charge Blades

Master Rank Kulve Taroth is definitely your best source for the best elemental weapons for all fourteen types. Below is the full compilation of Elemental Charge Blades

FIREKjarr Strongarm “King”
Safi’s Hellshield
Glavenus Bardred
WATERKjarr Strongarm “Water”
Safi’s Aquashield
Deep Terroir II
THUNDERKjarr Strongarm “Spark”
Safi’s Boltshield
Demonlord Blade (Furious Rajang)
Despot’s Thundergale (Zinogre)
ICEKjarr Strongarm “Ice”
Deep Schnegel II (Beotudus)
DRAGONKjarr Strongarm “Decay”
Safi’s Drakshield
Deathaxe Vaal Aspida (Vaal Hazak)

Aside from the new version of Kjarr Charge Blades, the previous Charge Blades are all mentioned in the Best MHW Iceborne Charge Blade.

MHW Charge Blade Builds – Armor Set

Artillery level 5 is introduced as soon as MHW Iceborne is released with Zorah armor set, but the overall skill is not as impressive compare to other popular builds back then.

With Ragin Brachydios, this has been changed. Raging Brachydios Armor set provides both Artillery Secret along with the Agitator Secret and increases the damage by a whole new level.

MHW Charge Blades Builds – Lightbreak all the way?

Lightbreak Charge Blade + Raging Brachydios

Impact build is still a powerful build in MHW Iceborne, even with the new update with MR Kulve Taroth

Lightbreak Charge Blade + Master Touch (Kaiser Armor)

MHW Charge Blades Elemental Builds

MHW Charge Blades Builds – Play Styles

You can replace all previous Elemental Charge Blade build with Kjarr Strongarm at the moment. The typical Elemental build with Kjarr Strongarm will have all Safi Armor Set – This will give you True Dragonvein Awakening – a boost to damage when your HP is continuously drained

The Kjarr Strongarm has innate Critical Element – making your Savage Axe mode will have more power than before.

The remaining are Jewels to boosts the corresponding elements.

The downside of this build is that it kind of hard to craft as you will need to beat the Kulve Taroth as well as Safi’jiiva – both are super powerful monster that require a good team to farm.

You can also swap out the weapon with Safi’s jiiva elemental Charge Blade.


With the return of Kulve Taroth, the elemental Charge Blade can now enjoy a new meta with all those fancy Kjarr weapons again.

Resources – One of the most comprehensive Charge Blades builds resources out there! You can also check out the Anti Build for several monster at his page here

Join r/mhwmeta for more info on the current best builds for each weapon in Monster Hunter World Iceborne.

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