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Monster Hunter Freedom, Hunter Rank Guide
Version: 1.0
Author: Yosei Lunaredge(IGN: Lunaredge)
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NOTE: If you are reading this Guide, I assume that know how to use most weapons
well.
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Table of Contents

1. Hunter Rank
-What?
-Who?
-When?
-WHY?

2. Rank Up List
-THE Rank up list

3. Urgent Quest Help
-How to's

4. G-Ranked
-What?
-Stands For?
-Tips.

5. FAQ
-N00b Questions
-Newb Questions
-Differance Between newb and N00b

6. Legal Stuffs and Contact Junk
-Credits
-Contact Me

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Updates:
9/14/06: Ver. 1.0 Complete.

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I. Hunter Rank
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-What?
Hunter Rank is your ranking in the guild.
Higher HR means better quests.
Better quests means better junk
Better Junk means better monsters you can beat
Better monsters means more HR Up

In Monster Hunter Portable/Freedom, the highest HR is 5. in MH1, it was 20, and
MH2. I dont know. MHP2nd? well, thats not out

-Who?
You Can. Yes, Really. thats why your here

-When?
When you beat the Urgent quest, listed here, which comes after the Key quests,
you will receive a notice about your hunter rank up.
EG. 
You are now
<Hunter Rank 4>

O/X to continue

-Why?
Better Stuff. More Fame. a Different Colored Name. More quests

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II. Rank Up List
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Thanks to Xiao(esods/Toylet) for making this. 

To rank up from HR1 to HR2, you must complete the following 4-star Guild quests:

The Land Shark
Trouble in the Swamp
Jungle Menace
Attack of the Yian Kut-Ku
Catch a Yian Kut-Ku
Catch a Gypceros

After you have completed the above quests, an Emergency Quest will show up:

Four Horns

After that's completed, you will rank up to HR2.


To rank up from HR2 to HR3, you must complete the following 5-star Guild quests:

Basarios: Unseen Peril
Wyvern in the Darkness
Get me a live Khezu!
The Desert Plesioth(Unlocked by Jungle Pless)
Water Wyvern in the Jungle
The Runaway Diablos
The Fearsome Gravios
A Troublesome Pair

After you have completed the above quests, an Emergency Quest will show up:

A Giant Dragon Invades

After that's completed, you will rank up to HR3.


To rank up from HR3 to HR4, you must complete the following 6-star Guild quests:

Attack of the Yian Kut-Ku
Trapped by Yian Kut-Ku
Trouble in the Swamp
The Poison Siege
The Two Sand Shadows

After you have completed the above quests, an Emergency Quest will show up:

The Thunderous Duo

After that's completed, you will rank up to HR4.


To rank up from HR4 to HR5, you must complete the following 7-star Guild quests:

The Shadow in the Cave
Basarios: Invisible Terror
Two Rock Wyverns
The Land and the Sky

After you have completed the above quests, an Emergency Quest will show up:

Pink and Azure

After that's completed, you will rank up to HR5.


To unlock the normal Fatalis quest, you must complete the following 8-star
Guild quests:

Queen of the Jungle (Gold)
Slay the Rathalos (Silver)
Water Wyvern in the Jungle (Green)
The Runaway Diablos
The Runaway Diablos (Black)
Volcanic Valor
Wyverns of Land and Sky (Gold & Silver)

After you have completed the above quests, an Emergency Quest will show up:

A Giant Dragon Invades

After that's completed, you will unlock:

The Legendary Black Dragon(4 quests. See 0cu's Fatalis FAQ)

After that's completed, you will unlock:

The Plate of Calamity(Red Fatalis)
The Rage of Yian Garuga
Thunder and Lightning(Kirin G X2)

NOTE: in MHP, Plate of Calamity and Thunder and Lightning are Download
quests. Anytime your HR5, Go for it. YGG, well, MH2 linkup

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III. Urgent Quest Help
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This will surely kill some useless Topics.

-How To's

-4 Horns
THE most hard HR up quest because of what is available to you
TAKE A

RathaLos set(dont have this? 4 Horns IS NOT FOR YOU)
Ceramic blos horn(weapon tree FAQ FTW)

take the following(organise for your own combining comfort)

GunpowderX20
ScreamerX40
Combo book 1-4
PotionX10
High potionX10
ImmuniserX10
Kelbi hornX10(or more)
Fire HerbX20
NitroshroomX20
HerbX10
Bleu MushieX10
WhetstoneX20
Bomb Material X10
FlashbugX10
Sonic BombX10
FlashbombX5

basically use the RSPFHLS(pronounced Reshpfheless)

RUN
when hes in mad mode
SONIC
when he burrows(throw after tail goes under)
POKE
when you have the opening
FLASH
When hes charging
HEAL
When you need to
LUNGE
When hes burrow-striking you
STAMINA
With ancient potions(after expending your potion making materials)

If your Good, half of those materials you wont need to use. WHO CARES?
Kelbi Horns are the MH equivalent of Lucky Rabbits foots. take as many
as you can.

Another Strategy is to use Frost edge+. this isnt so smart, as RAW damage
works best against Diablos
Try to shoot for the first DBlos Down by 15 mins, and less than 10 potions
sonics, and flashes used

-A Giant Dragon Invades
Beat Up Lao

Set of choice(take good skills(and good defence)), Wolf Torrent
DO NOT TAKE YGG ARMOR IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. Why? Slower sharpening
Yes, YGG weapon. Just listen. its the only one worth getting

Take
PotionsX10
Mega Potions X10
WhetstonesX20
LBB, LBB+ X As many as you have
SBB+X5 if you have bombs
Farcaster to get you out of some sticky situations
Any other stuff you may want

Now. When quest starts. you see Lao. I assume you are good enough to not
get your butt kicked by Laos tail.
Head to Camp. Take 9 Ballista shells, and dig for one more
then, pick up your supplies. Keep your stamina up.
Now. Wait for Lao. when he enters area, bomb up head. then whack at it.
when you can. Triple combo the stomach. Constantly.
Sharpness. Sharpen when you lose Green. then, sharpen twice. you get a tiny bit
of white. which is good. Blue does the most damage.(or So myths say)
Tripple Combo your way to the end of the areas, and when he gets to area 5,
Blast him with the Dragonator, and all ten ballista shells
then, continue to beat on his belly
Why the triple combo? Its the strongest 

CONGRATS
you have SOLOED Lao+

if your good, he should be lying in wait for you to carve
If not, who cares. kick his butt with any HR3+ weapon you can now get!

HR3. GET

Welcome to G ranked quests. See section 4 of this Guide

-A Thunderous Duo
Dual Khezus. Yes, EWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

okey.
Take your regular Dual monster junk
and extra traps, and throw out the sonics, and flashes.
take your bombs, and other stuffs.
Whip out your Corona. Set? maybe try a Gyps S or U. your call
If possioble, get a Sanctioned Gunhammer and beat on them
or Add a few extra nostrils to their heads with your Dragon Rider Spear
and skip this. it should be over in approx 20 mins

Find one. Beat on it. Regular Kehzu fighting tactics
when the other comes, Paint/Auto Track it, and try to scare the other away with
a paintball or something(hit it before it sees you with long range) if not,
try to kill the first. if they start to sleep, or you are good with dual wyverns
or have friends, go all out and rush them. try to fight one before it wakes up
its buddy.
Of course, the regular commonsensical things apply here also.

-Pink And Azure(Sakura To Sou)(<=Much Cooler)

Get a friend to help.
No friends? Get Real
No Friends with MHP/F? Now your realistic

If you cannot beat this quest without a guide, you suck at MH and need to
restart.

Seriously

Okey?
whatever. Use E.Schisms, a DBA, or a DRS or maybe Dark Punisher. your call.
those are amongst the best weapons to fight them with.
Regular tactics. Go.
Regular Tactics?
Trap them, Go bezerk on Head
Sooner or later(15 mins), you have a dead Los/Ian

Failed? Take Traps, and more stuffs
Still Failed? You suck at MH. Go find a better game

-The Legendary Black Dragon
http://db.gamefaqs.com/portable/psp/file/monster_hunter_freedom_fatalis.txt
Go.

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IV. G-Ranked
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-What?
Yes, you heard me right
G ranked.
G ranked quests are for the higher leveled people, and are given from the blue 
lady. they all require HR3 and above to join. you spawn in a "Random" area
and you have a 3% chance of getting into the "Bonus area" in Desert, Swamp,
and volcano. The wyverns in G ranked are significantly stronger. be prepared
Materials in G-Ranked are different. know that.

-Material List for G-Ranked quests

Mossies
Blue Mushroom 40%
Raw Meat 30%
Special Mushroom 15%
Mosswine Hide 10%
Mosswine Head 5%

Fangoes
Bullfango Pelt 53%
Raw Meat 39%
Bullfango Head 8%

Kelbi stuff stays same
Apceros, Apceroth also

VPrey
White Velociprey Hide 53%
Velociprey Fang 29%
White Velociprey Scale 18%

VDrome
Velocidrome Claw 37%
Velociprey Hide+ 35%
Velociprey Scale+ 20%
Velocidrome Head 8%

GPrey
Genprey Hide+ 45%
Genprey Scale+ 30%
Genprey Fang 13%
Paralysis Sac 12%

GDrome
Gendrome Hide 45%
Paralysis Sac 40%
Genprey Scale+ 15%

IPrey
Ioprey Hide+ 45%
Ioprey Scale+ 30%
Ioprey Fang 25%

IDrome
Iodrome Hide 45%
Toxin Sac 40%
Ioprey Scale+ 15%

Los
Main:
Rathalos Carapace 35%
Inferno Sac 25%
Rathalos Webbing 15%
Rathalos Scale+ 15%
Rathalos Brainstem 8%
Rathalos Wing 2%

Tail:
Rathalos Tail 45%
Rathalos Scale+ 35%
Rathalos Plate 12%
Rathalos Brainstem 6%
Rathalos Ruby 2%

Rath Soul
Main:
Azure Rathalos Carapace 38%
Inferno Sac 25%
Azure Rathalos Scale+ 15%
Azure Rathalos Webbing 10%
Rathalos Brainstem 8%
Azure Rathalos Wing 4%

Tail:
Azure Rathalos Tail 35%
Azure Rathalos Scale+ 35%
Azure Rathalos Carapace 16%
Azure Rathalos Plate 12%
Azure Rathalos Ruby 2%

Silver Sol
Main:
Silver Rathalos Shell 30%
Silver Rathalos Webbing 30%
Inferno Sac 25%
Wyvern Marrow 8%
Silver Rathalos Scale 5%
Silver Rathalos Wing 2%

Tail:
Silver Rathalos Tail 55%
Silver Rathalos Scale 20%
Silver Rathalos Plate 9%
Silver Rathalos Shell 8%
Rathalos Brainstem 6%
Silver Rathalos Ruby 2%

Ian
Main:
Rathian Scale+ 35%
Rathian Carapace 30%
Inferno Sac 25%
Rathian Spike 8%
Wyvern Claw 2%

Tail:
Rathian Scale+ 45%
Rathian Carapace 23%
Rathian Spike 13%
Rathian Plate 12%
Rathalos Brainstem 5%
Rathian Ruby 2%


Rath Hart
Main:
Pink Rathian Scale+ 35%
Pink Rathian Carapace 30%
Inferno Sac 25%
Pink Rathian Thorn 8%
Wyvern Claw 2%

Tail:
Pink Rathian Scale+ 50%
Pink Rathian Carapace 30%
Pink Rathian Plate 12%
Rathalos Brainstem 6%
Pink Rathian Ruby 2%

Gold Luna
Main:
Gold Rathian Scale 37%
Gold Rathian Shell 30%
Inferno Sac 25%
Gold Rathian Thorn 8%

Tail:
Gold Rathian Scale 46%
Gold Rathian Shell 30%
Gold Rathian Thorn 13%
Gold Rathian Plate 8%
Gold Rathian Ruby 2%

Chicken
I mean, YKK

KFC 100%
I mean
Kut Ku Carapace 50%
Kut Ku Wing 30%
Long Kut Ku Ear 12%
Splendid Beak 8%

BYKK
Blue Kut Ku Wing 40%
Blue Kut Ku Ear 35%
Blue Kut Ku Carapace 15%
Splendid Beak 10%

Gyps
Rubbery Hide+ 50%
Power Extract 30%
Toxin Sac 9%
Pure Crystal 6%
Rubbery Hide 5%

"Barney" Pink Gyps
Purple Rubbery Hide 44%
Power Extract 33%
Toxin Sac 9%
Pure Crystal 5%
Gypceros Head 4%

Annoying pests
Vespoid Bladefin 30%
Vespoid Carapace 30%
Monster Broth 30%
Vespoid Razorwing 10%

"Land Lubbers"
Hornetaur Carapace 28%
Monster Broth 24%
Hornetaur Bladefin 20%
Hornetaur Head 18%
Hornetaur Razorwing 10%

Kehzu
Khezu Hide - Tan 34%
Pale Extract 25%
Thunder Sac 14%
Pale Khezu Steak 13%
Flabby Hide 10%
Pale Lips 4%

Red Kehzu
Alluring Hide 43%
Pale Extract 25%
Thunder Sac 14%
Pale Khezu Steak 13%
Pale Lips 5%

Pless
Plesioth Top Fin 48%
Plesioth Scale+ 45%
Giant Lobster Shell 7%

Green Pless
Green Plesioth Fin 60%
Green Plesioth Scale 17%
Large Lobster Shell 13%
Giant Lobster Shell 10%

Ceph
Cephalos Fin+ 30%
Cephalos Scale+ 25%
Piscine Liver 25%
Coral Cephalos Fin 14%
Coral Cephalos Scale 9%
Piscine Fang 2%

CDrome
Cephalos Scale+ 30%
Cephalos Fin+ 25%
Coral Cephalos Fin 20%
Coral Cephalos Scale 20%
Piscine Liver 3%
Piscine Fang 2%

DBlos
Body:
Diablos Carapace 43%
Diablos Shell 27%
Diablos Thoracic 20%
Blos Fang 10%

Tail:
Diablos Tail 48%
Diablos Thoracic 34%
Diablos Shell 18%

BDBlos
Body:
Black Blos Shell 68%
Black Blos Spine 22%
Blos Fang 10%

Tail:
Black Blos Tail 64%
Black Blos Shell 26%
Black Blos Spine 10%

Grav
Body:
Gravios Heavy Shell 39%
Gravios Carapace 20%
Coma Sac 20%
Inferno Sac 9%
Strong Gravios Wing 8%
Gravios Jaw 4%

Tail:
Gravios Carapace 63%
Gravios Heavy Shell 35%
Firecell Stone 2%

Black Grav
Body:
Black Gravios Carapace 46%
Black Gravios Shell 20%
Coma Sac 20%
Inferno Sac 9%
Black Gravios Head 4%
Black Gravios Wing 1%

Tail:
Black Gravios Carapace 63%
Black Gravios Shell 35%
Firecell Stone 2%

Bas
Body:
Basarios Carapace 32%
Toxin Sac 19%
Dragonite Ore 17%
Basarios Tears 15%
Carbalite Ore 9%
Hard Monster Bone 8%

Tail:
Dragonite Ore 52%
Basarios Carapace 30%
Carbalite Ore 18%

Kirin
Kirin Horn 33%
Kirin Hide+ 25%
Kirin Azure Thunder Tail 15%
Pure Crystal 10%
Special Kirin Hide 10%
Kirin Azure Horn 7%

Lao
Body:
Azure Lao-Shanfs Scale 24%
Lao-Shan Scale+ 20%
Azure Lao-Shanfs Shell 20%
Azure Lao-Shanfs Claw 16%
Lao-Shanfs Carapce 12%
Azure Lao-Shanfs Spine 5%
Azure Lao-Shanfs Plate 3%

-Stands for?
G-Rank stands for Great-Rank. "WTF! LAME"?
Not to us Japanese. in the history of MH in japan, G has always standed for
Great.

-Tips?
1. Farcaster is your friend.
If you like to start and venture from base, start the quest with it
it also helps with #2
2. Organisation.
Co-operate with your friends. its crucial to win.
3. Organisation of your inventory
Organise your inventory for Combining easier. it can save up to 5 minuites
which can make the differance between Winning and losing
4. You=Weak. Wyvern=Strong
Understand that
the only thing that makes you superior to Wyverns is your brain
Use it.


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V. FAQs
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-Newb questions (and some sane askers questsions)

How Can I Unlock The Desert Plesioth?
You have to do the Jungle one first

How Can I unlock Gold Luna/Silver Sol? WoLaS?
Gold Luna and Silver Sol need 30 kills of Ian and Los respectively.
WoLaS is from beating Luna and Sol.

What do those abbreviations stand for?
They stand for decent weapons that are easy to get.
DBA=Deadly battle Axe
PBA=poison battle Axe
DRS=Dragon Rider Spear
E. Schisms= Eternal Schisms
Go get them

Why Do you use a new line instead of a comma or period in your posts?
I like writing poems
It gives me a better outlook on life
Has it seeped into my typing?

What is the meaning of Life?
Spontaneous Human Combustion.

Is that even possioble?
Yes. Speed up every atom around you to about the speed of light(not above
though)
P.S. I am not responsible for cleaning up you ashes.

Your tactics dont seem to be working for me? any other tips?
Your skill with each weapon differs from everyone else. if you have to, use
the weapon you feel most comfortable with. feel free to Email or ATTN: me if you
need selecting weapons of your type best suited for the quests

Do you like good grammer?
Yes.

Is not doing well on 4 horns normal?
Yes. its a hard quest. everyone gets ticked off by it

Why does this FAQ seem like it was done in 1 hour?
Because it was.

Can I steal your Copyright?
Yes.

Can i ask you to put more questions here?
Sure.

Wanna VS on Custom Robo Rumble/Custom Robo DS?
Yes. Me>You

Your Guide Has been SO HELPFUL! How may I repay you?
2 letters, 1 number
PS2

-N00b Questions

()EMGEE FAK?
yes

JOO SUXORZ DONT WRITE!
Go away. Go meditate the meaning of life or something productive like that.

OMG WHY WONT TACTIX WERKZORZ?????
Patience, belief in your weapon, and truely knowing that your hunter is weak

ZOMG Whyd you bl0x m3???I R L337!
E-Mail. I dont MSN people MHF stuff

0MG!!!>!?!?!?!?!?! MHFtwooo????
Yes

ZOMG LAUS SO hARd!!!!!
This Guide is not for you.

Maispayce? Zangah? Jurnal?
No

Y r J00 so m33n?
Because of you

ZOMG SH0l2T
Silence fool

Adbertyze on FAK??????!??!
Sure. Gimme a PS2 and MH2 first.

-Differance Betweeen newb and n00b
http://www.ctrlaltdel-online.com/comic.php?d=20060823
Go

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VI. Legal Junk and Contact Info
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-Legal.
This guide is Copyright 2006 Yosei Lunaredge(Lunaredge). All rights reserved.

This guide may not be reproduced in whole or in part under any circumstances
except for personal, private use. It may not be placed on any web site or
otherwise distributed publicly without advance written permission. Use of
this guide on any web site not listed below or as part of any public display
is strictly prohibited, and a violation of copyright. All trademarks and
copyrights contained in this document are owned by their respective trademark
and copyright holders.

These sites can host this FAQ
GameFAQs and the people who bribe them for links
(Your Website HERE! Just E mail me and convince me your legit, or give me a PS2
(PLEASE!) and your in!)

-Special Thanks
esods: The HR Up list
esods, xpuffin, and the rest of the MHPTT crew: For the MHPTT(though i could
only make it to one) Go organise a MHP2ndTT now


-Contact Info
Email: Bakfun@hotmail.com
Copyright:2006 Yosei Lunaredge(Bakfun@hotmail.com)