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Attack Boost

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Increases Attack Power.
Also increases Affinity at higher levels.

 Attack Boost is a Skill in Monster Hunter World (MHW).

 

Attack Boost Effect

Attack Boost is increased in level based on the amount of Equipment with this skill the hunter is using. Each level works as follows:

 

Equipment that grants Attack Boost

You can increase the level of Attack Boost by equipping the following items.

 

Skills in Monster Hunter World
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    • Anonymous

      11 Sep 2018 19:26  

      So does the affinity bonus of 5% stack with each subsequent level or is it just a flat 5% increase whether you're level 4 or level 7?

      • Anonymous

        07 Sep 2018 12:35  

        Alright, so just to actually put the pertinent information here (although this is a wiki, I'm not sure if one could just edit the page), from what I understand attack power boost gets multiplied by a weapon's class modifier, with a list of said modifiers on the "attack power" page. So if I'm using a charge blade and have a boost of +9 attack, what I'm really getting is a boost of 32 attack since charge blade has a 3.6x class multiplier. A greatsword with a full +21 attack would be getting around 100 extra attack in reality as GS has a 4.8x modifier. So basically attack boost isn't nearly as sad and negligible as it might initially seem.

        • Anonymous

          26 Jul 2018 15:00  

          How exactly does the +3 affects the damage? Do you do +3 damage to monsters (would be weak)
          does it increase the weapon damage by 3 (would be weak too) so what are the maths behind?
          Same for Defenseboost?

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