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|                    Author: Marcus Girard ( MHxOGRE )                        |
|                    Began: July 16th, 2006                                   |
|                    Finished : August 9th, 2006                              |
|                    Email: MarkyMarkDT73(at)yahoo(dot)com                    |
|_____________________________________________________________________________|
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|                              Table of Contents                              |
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| No.| SECTION/Subsection | CtrlF |     SECTION DETAILS       |  % Complete   |
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|(00)|  WEAPON TREE FAQ   | ----- | ------------------------- | Complete 100% |
|----+--------------------+-------+---------------------------+---------------|
|(01)|    INTRODUCTION    | INTR0 | Before We Begin...        | Complete 100% |
| -- | About Me           | INTR1 | Information on my Career  | Complete 100% |
|----+--------------------+-------+---------------------------+---------------|
|(02)|    WEAPON TREES    | WPNTR | All Weapon Trees In MHF   | Complete 100% |
| -- | Great Sword Tree   | WPNGS | All Great Sword Trees     | Complete 100% |
| -- | Hammer Tree        | WPNHM | All Hammer Trees          | Complete 100% |
| -- | Lance Tree         | WPNLN | All Lance Trees           | Complete 100% |
| -- | Sword & Shield Tree| WPNSS | All Sword & Shield Trees  | Complete 100% |
| -- | Dual Sword Tree    | WPNDS | All Dual Sword Trees      | Complete 100% |
|----+--------------------+-------+---------------------------+---------------|
|(04)|  VERSION HISTORY   | VRSHS | Details on all updates    |  0.00 - 2.00  |
|----+--------------------+-------+---------------------------+---------------|
|(05)|    CONTACT INFO    | CNTCT | My Email & Mailing Policy | Complete 100% |
|----+--------------------+-------+---------------------------+---------------|
|(06)|       LEGAL        | CPYRT | My Copyright              | Complete 100% |
|----+--------------------+-------+---------------------------+---------------|
|(07)|      CREDITS       | CRDTS | Special Thanks            | Complete 100% |
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|                               Introduction                          (INTR0) |
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This is my 1st Faq ever. This guide was written to help you find the 
easiest method of aquiring certain weapons.( You can contact me by e-mailing me 
at markymarkdt73@yahoo.com ). If you do e-mail me make sure the subject says 
"Monster Hunter Weapon Tree" or else i'm just going to delete it. You can only
e-mail me if you find any errors or if you find any new weapon paths not found 
in this guide. 
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|  |ONSTER  o-----------------------------------------------------------------o
  |_|       |                            About Me                             |
  | |UNTER  |                             (INTR1)                             |
 FREEDOM    o-----------------------------------------------------------------o

Wuts up, My names Marc. I've been getting into writing faq only just recently
even though i've playing games for since the NES. My Favorite game I've played 
is MotoGP. Since I drive a crotch-rocket of my own I find it just as fun to 
play the game. Oh yeah, Monsta Hunta Fo Life! >=[E  3]
 
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      | My Monster Hunter Freedom Stats |
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      |Name: OGRE                       |
      |HR: 5                            |
      |GP: 318,465(In Last Update)      |
      |Money: 1,185,467z(In Last Update)|
      o---------------------------------o

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|                                Weapon Trees                         (WPNTR) |
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Weapon Trees are the paths that will get you from certain weapons to others. 
|\/|
|  |ONSTER  o-----------------------------------------------------------------o
  |_|       |                         Great Sword Tree                        |
  | |UNTER  |                             (WPNGS)                             |
 FREEDOM    o-----------------------------------------------------------------o

Iron Sword:

                                   Iron Sword
                                        |                         
                                   Iron Sword+
                                        |
                                        |--------Iron Katana "Grace" 
                                        |                 |   
                                        |        Iron Katana "Gospel" 
                                        |                 |
                                  Buster Sword      Eager Cleaver 
                                        |                 |
                                  Buster Sword+     Eager Cleaver+        
                                        |                 | 
                                  Buster Blade       Devil Slicer 
                                        |                 
                    Ravager Blade-------+--------Chrome Razor       
                          |             |              |            
Lacerator Blade-----Ravager Blade+  Defender   Chrome Death Razor      
       |                  |             |              
Lacerator Blade+    Tactical Blade  Sentinel         
                          |             |                           
                    Strategy Blade      |----------Halberd    
                                        |             |
                                  Barbaroi Blade      |------Judgement
                                                      |              
                                                 Executioner
                                                      |
                                   Enforcer's Axe-----|
                                                      |
                                                  Tormentor
                                                      |
                                              Scythe of Menace


Bone Blade:
                                                      
                Bone Blade 
                     |
                Bone Blade+ 
                     |              
                     |------Vile Serpentblade-------------.
                     |              |                     |
                   Agito    Great Serpentblade   SlvrfangSerpentblade
                     |              |                     |
                   Agito+   Greater SerpentBlade  Golden Serpentblade
                     |
   Redwing------Dragon Agito-------------.
      |              |                   |
Rathalos Firesword  True Dragon's Jaw    |
      |                                  |
      |------------Shiny Rathalos Sword  |
      |                                  |
Rathalos Firesword+                 Golem Blade 
                                         |
                                    Golem Blade+
                                         |
                     Valkyrie Blade------|-------Siegmund 
                            |            |           |
           Sieglinde--------|         Obelion   Great Golem+ 
               |            |            |
           Sieglinde+   Titernia    Geyser Sword                  
                            |            |
                      Blushing Dame  Pael Keizeh



Bone Katana: 

            
                                   
             Bone Katana "Wolf"
                   |    
                   |---------------Black Katana Mk.I
                   |                       |
         .---Bone Katana "Shark"   Black Katana Mk.II  
         |         |              
         |  Bone Katana "Dragon"---Devil Slicer   
         |         |               
         |    Supremacy Blade  
         |         |
         |    Divine Slasher        
         |
 Fire Dragonsword         
         |
  Red Dragonsword---Smolder Dragonsword   
         |                 
Inferno Dragonsword 
 


Finblade: 

     Finblade
        |       
        |------------Plesioth Crystasword
        |                     |
Plesioth Watersword  Plesioth Azureblade  
        |                      
Plesioth Waterblade    



Kirin Thundersword:

Kirin Thundersword 
        |
 King Thundersword



Dragon Slayer:

    Dragonslayer
         |
  Dragon Massacre
      ^     |       
      |     |
      |     v
Eternal Annihilator
         |
 Eternal Eradicator 



Bone:

   Bone
     |
Large Bone



Cat's Soul: 

Cat's Soul
     |
Cat's Curse 



Frozen Tuna:

   Frozen Tuna
       |
Crystallized Tuna



Yian Garuga Greatsword:

Sentoryu Raven 
      |
Sentoryu Wolf 



Black Belt Blade:
     
Black Belt Blade
       |
  Expert Blade 



Rusted Greatsword: 

  Rusted Greatsword 
         |
Tarnished Greatsword 
         |
Legendary Greatsword
         |
   Ancient Blade 



Ancient Greatsword: 

   Worn Grt Sword 
         |
Weathered Grt Sword 
         |
 Antique Grt Sword
         |
   Epitaph Blade 

|\/|
|  |ONSTER  o-----------------------------------------------------------------o
  |_|       |                           Hammer Tree                           |
  | |UNTER  |                             (WPNHM)                             |
 FREEDOM    o-----------------------------------------------------------------o

Iron Hammer:

                                   Iron Hammer
                                        |
                                   Iron Hammer+
                                        |
                   Spiked Hammer--------+---------Bone Axe
                         |              |             |
                   Spiked Hammer+  War Hammer   Bone Broadaxe
                         |              |             | 
                    Shell Hammer   War Hammer+  Great Bone Axe
                         |              |
                  Graviton Hammer    War Mace
                         |              |
                   Torment Hammer  Iron Striker
                                        |
                                   Iron Striker+
                                        |
                                    Iron Impact
                                        |
                            .-------Iron Impact+
                            |           |              
                            |       War Stamper        
                            |           |              
                            |        War Basher          
                            |                            
 Gunhammer Prototype---Anvil Hammer---Iron Devil
         |                  |             |  
    Dead Revolver      Earthshaker   Devil masher 
         |                  |
Sanctioned Gunhammer  Onslaught Hammer



Bone Hammer:          

               Bone Hammer
                    |
               Bone Hammer+
                    |
               Cyclo-Hammer 
                    |
                    |---------Diablo Hammer 
                    |               |
               Cyclo-Hammer+  Diablos Maul
                    |               |
               Atlas Hammer  Finishing Hammer
                    |
                    |
                    |
 Jail Hammer--------+---------Atlas Crusher---Venom Monster
      |             |               |              
Prison Hammer       |        Dragon Destroyer 
      |             |               |
 Binder Mace   Skullcrusher    Dragonbreaker---Dragon Demolisher
      |             |               |
Binder Coffin  Skullcrusher+   Dark Punisher         
                    |
                Kut-Ku Chin---Dynamic Hammer
                    |               |
                Kut-Kut Jaw   Violence Hammer
                    |
                Kut-Ku Pick    



Crystal Hammer:

 Crystal Hammer
       |
  Crystal Nova---Great Nova
       |              | 
 Gigaton Hammer  Super Nova 
       |
  Titan Hammer
       |
  Great Titan 
       |
 Torment Hammer---Nocturne Gigaton
       |
Torment Purgatory  



Cat Hammer:

White Cat Hammer 
       |
Black Cat Hammer
       |
Gold Cat Hammer
 

Lobster Hammer:

 Lobster Hammer
        |
 Lobster Hammer+
        |
King Lobster Hammer   



Cactus Hammer:
    
Cactus Creamer
      |
Green Monster



The HAMmer:

   Bone Club
       |
Great Bone Club
       |
 Enormous Ham
       | 
  Ham Of Hams



Yian Garuga Hammer:

Raven Torrent
     |
 Wolf Torrent 



Black Belt Hammer:

Black Belt Hammer
       |
  Expert Hammer



Rustone Hammer:

  Rusted Hammer
       |
 Tarnished Hammer 
       |
 Legendary Hammer
       |
Breath Core Hammer 
    


Ancient Hammer:
 
   Worn Hammer
       |
Weathered Hammer
       |
 Antique Hammer
       |
 Pulsating Core

|\/|
|  |ONSTER  o-----------------------------------------------------------------o
  |_|       |                           Lance Tree                            |
  | |UNTER  |                             (WPNLN)                             |
 FREEDOM    o-----------------------------------------------------------------o

Iron Lance:

           Iron lance
                |
           Iron lance+---Bone Javelin
                |             |
           Knight Lance  Bone Javelin+
                |             |
          Knight Lance+  Spiked Spear
                |             |
           Knight Spear   Dark Lance
                |             |
          Paladin lance   Dark Spear---Shock Lance
                |             |             |
         Paladin Lance+     Dark         Trident
                |             
             Rampart----Steel Knight's Pike---Gunlance Prototype
                |               |                     |
Valhalla---Babel Spear  Dragon Knight's Pike    Gatling Lance
                |               |                     |
         Growling Wyvern  Grayburg Javelin    Sanctioned Gunlance
                |               |                     
         Roaring Wyvern  Dragon Rider Spear



Bone Lance:

                                   Bone Lance
                                        |
                                   Bone Lance+-------Red Tail
                                        |                |
                                    Longhorn         Hellfire
                                        |                | 
                                    Longhorn+   Spear of Prominence---Blue Tail
                                        |                |               |
Ceramic Blos Pike---Crimson Lance---Long Tusk       Blaze Tail  Blue Prominence
      |                  |              |                |
      |          Crimson War Pike  Barbarian Tusk   Red Prominence  
      |                  |              |
 Diablo Horn-------------'        Barbarian Tusk+
      |                                 |
 Diablo Spear---Black Tempest      Barbaroi Tusk
      |                                 |
 White Disaster                     Ogre Tusk-------Dragonlance
                                        |                |    
                                   Venom Lance   Black Dragon Spear---.
                                        |                |            |
                                 Venom Lance+  True BlackDragon Spr   |
                                        |                             |
           Black Gravios Spear---Gravios Spear   Black Ruiner Lance---'
                                        |
                               Gravios Venom Spear



Aqua Lance:

Aqua Spear
     |
Aqua Spear+
     |
Emerald Spear
     |
Emerald Spear+



Lullaby Lance:

Lullaby Spear 
      |
Requiem Spear 
      |
  Nightmare 



Thunder Lance:

Thunderspear
     |
Thunderlance  



Vacuum Striker:

Vacuum Striker
      |
 Hyper Vacuum



Yian Garuga Lance:

Incessant Raven
       |
Incessant Wolf



Black Belt Lance:

Black Belt Lance
        |
  Expert Lance



Rusted Lance:

 Rusted Lance
     |
Tarnished Lance
     |
Legendary Lance
     |
  Undertaker



Ancient Lance:

   Worn Lance
       |
Weathered Lance 
       |
 Antique Lance
       |
    Matenro

|\/|
|  |ONSTER  o-----------------------------------------------------------------o
  |_|       |                       Sword & Shield Tree                       |
  | |UNTER  |                             (WPNSS)                             |
 FREEDOM    o-----------------------------------------------------------------o

Iron Sword & Shield:
                      Hunter's Knife
                             |
    Poison Axe----.          |
         |        |          |
 Poison Battleaxe |   Hunter's Knife+---Serpent Bite   .---Dromenail(DS)
         |        |          |                |        |        |   
  Upper Battleaxe |   Hunter's Dagger   Serpent Bite+--|  (See DS Section)
         |        |          |                |        |        
 Deadly Battleaxe |   Hunter's Dagger+   Viper Bite    '---Hydra Bite
                  |          |                |                 |
    Thunderbane---+---Assassin's Dagger  Viper Bite+       Hydra Bite+
         |        |          |                |                 |
    Frightbane    |   Master's Dagger--.  Deathprize       Deadly Poison
         |        |          |         | 
    Thundertip    |     Dragonbuster   '----Odyssey 
         |        |          |                 |
Kirin Bolt Indora |     Dragonblood      Odyssey Blade
                  |          |
Twin Dagger(DS)---'  Black Dragon Sword---Black Ruiner Sword
      |                      |
(See DS Section)    True BlackDragon Swd


Bone Sword & Shield:

                       Bone Kris
                           |
      Weary FinSword---Bone Kris+---Crimson Club
            |              |             |
    Sandman Finsword   Bonepick    Monoblos Club 
            |              |             |
     Sandman Spike     Bonepick+   Studded Club---Dual Diablo(DS)
                           |             |                |
 Bone Scythe(DS)---.---Bonespike    Spiked Bat    (See DS Section)
        |          |       |             | 
(See DS Section)   |   Red Saber   Cursed Spirit
                   |       |
          Corona---'   Red Saber+-----Djinn
            |              |            |
     Golden Falchion  Flame Falchion  Djinn+
                           |
                     Blazing Falchion
                           |
                       High Ifrit



Frost Edge:

Frost Edge
    |
Frost Edge+



Catspaw:

  Catspaw
     |
 Catburglar
     |
 Melynx Tool
     |
Melynx Gadget 



Kirin Bolt:

   Kirin Bolt
        |
   Kirin Bolt+
        |
 Kirin Bolt Mega
        |
Kirin Bolt Ultimus---Kirin Bolts(DS)
        |
 Kirin Bolt Kami



Heros' Blade:

   Hero's Blade
        |
  Master's Blade
        |
Legendary Blades(DS)



Ninja Sword:

   Ninja Sword
        |
Great Ninja Sword



Kitchen Knife:

Kitchen Knife
      |
Iron Chefblade
      |
Millenium Knife



Black Belt Sword:

Black Belt Sword
       |
  Expert Sword



Yian Garuga Sword & Shield:

Raven Blade
    |
Wolf Blade



Rusted Sword & Shield:

  Rusted Sword
       |
Tarnished Sword
       |
Legendary Sword
    ^     |   
    |     |
    |     v    
 Eternal Strife

|\/|
|  |ONSTER  o-----------------------------------------------------------------o
  |_|       |                         Dual Sword Tree                         |
  | |UNTER  |                             (WPNDS)                             |
 FREEDOM    o-----------------------------------------------------------------o

Iron Dual Sword:
 
Twin Dagger
     |
Twin Dagger+
     |
 Hurricane
     |
 Hurricane+---Double Dragon
     |              |
  Cyclone   Dual Dragon Ultimus---Blue Ogre Sword(Sword & Shield)
                    |
           Ultimus Sky and Earth



Bone Dual Sword:

                             .---Cutlass
                             |      |
                             |   Cutlass+
                             |        
Bone Scythe---Bone Scythe+---+---Gradios
                             |      |
                             |   Gradios Ultimus 
                             |      |
                             |   Corpse Blades
                             |   
                             '---Melting Wail
                                      | 
                                 Melting Wail+
 


Dual Tomahawk:

                .---Dual Tomahawk+
                |
Dual Tomahawk---+---Guild Rapier 
                |       |
                |   Guild Saber 
                |       | 
                |   Guild Knight Sabers
                |        
                '---Insector
                        |
                    Insector+
                        |
                    Insector Slicers
                        
                    

Prototype Saw-Slicer:

Prototype Saw-Slicer
         |
     Guillotine 
         |
  Sanctioned Blades



Glutton's set:

Glutton's set---Chereau's tool
      |
 Spatula set

 

Dual DIablo:

Dual Diablo
    |
Dual Diablo+

  

Dromenail:

Dromenail
    |
Dromenail+---Velocidrome Bite(Sword & Shield)
    |
Dromeclaw



Yian Garuga Dual Sword:

Raven Tessen
     |
Wolf Tessen



Ancient Dual Sword:

  Worn Blades
       |
Weathered Blades
       |
 Antique Blades
       |
 Eternal Schism

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|                                 Version History                     (VRSHS) |
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Version 1.00 - (July 16th, 2006) - Began the faq
Version 2.00 - (August 9th, 2006) - Finished the faq

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|                                 CONTACT INFO                        (CNTCT) |
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This will be my information to you and will provide the guidelines for
contacting me, and my info.

Email: MarkyMarkDT73@yahoo.com

Guidelines:
In order for me to answer your emails to me you will need to follow a very few
simple guidelines.
- If you recognize me from Monster Hunter please Email Me.
- Must not be Junk and/or Bulk mail.
- Must be written in proper etiquette for me to be able to respond to it.
- Must be in English.
- Put either "Gamefaq Related", or "Monster Hunter Freedom Weapon Tree" as the
main topic.

Here is where you can vew all of my other works:
http://www.gamefaqs.com/features/recognition/64076.html

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|                                    Legal                            (CPYRT) |
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This guide is copyright (c)  2006 Marcus Girard A.K.A. MHxOGRE.
All rights reserved. Please contact me before taking anything from this guide.
All unauthorised reproduction is forbidden. If need be, I will take legal 
action against the person, party, or company involved in the infringment of my
regulations.
Monster Hunter Freedom is a copyright  of Capcom of America.
Monster Hunter Portable is a copyright  of Capcom of Japan.

Sites that can legally post this faq:
 
GameFAQ - http://www.gamefaq.com
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GameSpot - http://www.gamespot.com

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|                                   Credits                           (CRDTS) |
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I'd like to give thanks to CAPCOM, who make this wonderful game. I'd like to 
thank Jynx317 for being so cool, and Odin God Of War for letting me use his faq
to compulate this faq. I'd like to thank all of following for helping me with 
contributions: diablo7238, Katyuudo, Wandermeyer, Knight_shade, Kat and Ido X.

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