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Welcome to our Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin guide hub. Capcom's spin-off is now in stores, a sequel that takes the solid foundations from the 3DS original and delivers an interesting and bright RPG experience on Switch. Serving as both a fun change of pace for core series veterans and a gentle introduction for those new to Monster Hunter, we gave it a recommendation in our review.

It's a game that ensures a gentle introduction to mechanics, in the end serving up a complex but accessible set of systems. There is a lot to take in, however, so we've written up a range of guides to help you master the key aspects of the game, ensuring that each hunt is a successful one.

You can see find links to them all below — enjoy!

Monster Hunter Stories 2 Guide - Hints, Tips And Tricks

Below are some of the main areas you'll want to focus on if you want to become a master Monster Hunter in MHS2:

How To Get The Best Monstie Eggs And Party

A key to success in Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is finding new 'Monsties' for your party, developing their abilities and ensuring you have the tools to succeed throughout the story. In this guide we focus on how to find the best Eggs and develop a well balanced party.

How To Forge And Upgrade Armor And Weapon Builds

Developing your armor and weapon builds can be vital in Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, so this guide is focused on key strategies to ensure you have the best gear, along with a breakdown of weapon types to help you in battle.

Tips For Exploration, Finding Treasure Chests And Special Items

This game has a huge world to explore, from varied towns and villages, to intriguing dungeons and monster dens, right through to the enormous spaces of the open world. However there are some quirks and small details you'll need to know to ensure you get the most out of the world, and more importantly nab all-important treasure chests.

How To Win Battles and Tips For Success

This is a game that will have you engaging in a lot of battles, so in this guide we give a big focus on the rock-paper-scissors combat, along with details on how to team up with companions and Monsties for incredibly powerful attacks. We also provide some smaller hints and tips to help you through the campaign.

How To Unlock And Play Multiplayer

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin may be an epic single player RPG, but Capcom has also included a rather comprehensive set of multiplayer options, which can be played in local or online setups. In this guide we break down the unlock requirements and the options you have for playing with friends and others online.

Those are our guides for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin; we'll continually review, improve and update them, but be sure to drop your questions in the comments and we'll do our best to help!