Across the Lost Path

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Quest Type Hunting Quest, MR24
Monster Stygian Zinogre
Location Guiding Lands
Rewards 36,000zenny-currency-mhworld-wiki
Time Limit 50 min

Across the Lost Path is a Master Rank Special Assignment in Monster Hunter World Iceborne (MHW). This assignment was added with patch 12.01 in December 5th 2019 on consoles. Optional quests are repeatable and unlocked after completing specific points in the main story via Assignments. Special Assignments are DLC content that is added with free updates after the game's release.

 

We've discovered a new path in the Guiding Lands that even monsters tread carefully around. This may not be an issue from a long-term perspective, but it warrants investigation.

Objective

Across the Lost Path Information

  • Conditions: MR 24 or higher. Must have completed Iceborne's Master Rank Main Quest.
  • Failure Conditions: Time expires, Faint 3 times.
  • Special Reward:Unlocks Guiding Lands Tundra Region and Stygian Zinogre

 

This quest is obtained by talking to The Seeker in Seliana after installing patch 12.01. The quest is denoted by a purple exclamation icon over the NPC. You must complete the main Iceborne questline to be able to do this assignment.

Make sure to bring Hot Drink as you'll be in combat in an extreme cold hazard zone. You'll travel to the Guiding Lands and follow the Handler into a frozen area. You'll have to hunt a Stygian Zinogre, which means you can also capture it to save some time and improve your rewards.

When you complete the quest, a cutscene will hint at an upcoming new monster.

Once back at Seliana, return to The Seeker to trigger another cutscene for a short dialogue that unlocks the next special assignment: Point of No Return. This assignment is a new type called "Recon Assignment, and only available from the GATHERING HUB, and can be completed multiple times.

 

Across the Lost Path Notes

Other Monsters in this quest:

  • None

 

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    • Anonymous

      25 Oct 2020 12:54  

      For those who are having trouble getting this quest, you have to go into "Reveal Thyself, Destroyer" first and watch the cutscene of Stygian. You don't have to defeat the Rajang, just watch the cutscene.

      • Anonymous

        24 Mar 2020 08:58  

        Just don’t have the drive to get pass this one. monster hunter just feels like a chore once you get to sterling pride.

        • Anonymous

          Across the Lost Path [MHW Wiki]16 Feb 2020 01:17  

          i have the same problem, done the rajan quest now nothing..... really annoying

          • Anonymous

            12 Dec 2019 05:38  

            I meet the conditions but the seeker won't show up. Anyone know where else he might be? It's like he never left the shara ishvalda cutscenes and we just kinda left him stranded there on the island or some*****

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