Monster Hunter Rise Insect Glaive Guide

Insect Glaive in Monster Hunter Rise

Insect Glaive is still the best weapon on mobility. Monster Hunter Rise also enhances this by allowing you to dance around more freely with the Wirebug.

Monster Hunter Rise Insect Glaive Quick Guide

KinsectGather buff and boost your stat
Red Buff: Attack Power
Orange Buff: Increase Knockback
White Buff: Increase Speed
VaultAn evasive maneuver that let you jump into the air. Can be followed up:
X: Aerial Attack
A: Jumping Advancing Slash (Deliver more hits while Red Buff is active)
B: Dash
Kinsect Harvest & RecallCommand Kinsect to attack specific part and get the buff
Silkbind VaultA Vaulting move using Wirebug
Has a better range compared to the usual Vault
Cost 1 Wirebug
Kinsect FireEvade and Recall Kinsect
Kinsect will drop healing extract
Cost 1 Wirebug
Diving WyvernInsect Glaive Switch Skill. Use the Wirebug to leap into the air and follow up with a powerful Diving attack

Insect Glaive Control

Generally, there is not much change to Insect Glaive control compare to previous Monster Hunter titles. Your first priority when playing Insect Glaive is gathering all the buff using your Insect.

After gathering the red buff, your attack animation will changed, turning your Jumping Advancing Slash into the infamous Helicopter attack.

Despite having a cool animation and multi hit attacks, it is not the best DPS move for Insect Glaive.

Insect Glaive Silkbind Attacks

  • Silkbind Vault – Use the Wirebug to quickly vault into the air. This is similar to ZR+B with an extended range. You can also perform Jumping Slash (X), Jumping Advancing Slash (A) or Evade (B)
  • Recall Kinsect – This Silkbind attack lets you recover the Kinsect with an evasive maneuver. Kinsect’s stamina also recovers.

Differ with most of the weapons in Monster Hunter Rise, Insect Glaive’s Silkbind Attacks focuses more on Mobility than offensive.

Insect Glaive Combo

In Monster Hunter Rise, Insect Glaive got a boost on mobility rather than damage. With that in mind, your best combo for Insect Glaive are still the end less combo X > A > A > X > A > A (Repeat) This deals a ton of damage and is still a better option compare to the Helicopter mode.

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