Or is it just like Tri where you color changes were for minor details? That kinda bummed me out. :/ --- "When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up."
Probably depends somewhat on the armor, and how much of it is overtly made from a monster's parts.
Example: in P3rd at least, something like Silver Sol would have minimal customization since most of it was Silver Rathalos parts, but with the Bug and Guild armors the color change would apply to almost everything. --- Don't get hit and hit it until it dies, in that order. Kill it, carve it, wear it, repeat it.