Critical Boost

critical-boost

Increases the damage of critical hits.

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

 

Critical Boost Effect

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

  • critical-boost Level 1: Increases damage dealt by critical hits to 130%
  • critical-boost Level 2: Increases damage dealt by critical hits to 135%
  • critical-boost Level 3: Increases damage dealt by critical hits to 140%

 

A critical hit normally increases the raw damage of your attacks by 125%. With this skill, the bonus raw damage from critical attacks is increased to 130/135/140% instead.

This skill only applies to raw damage. For elemental damage, see Critical Element and True Critical Element.

 

Equipment that grants Critical Boost

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

 

mhw-decorations-wiki Decorations

  • Critical Jewel 2 (x1)
  • Critical/Evasion Jewel 4 (x1)
  • Critical/Maintenance Jewel 4 (x1)
  • Critical/Medicine Jewel 4 (x1)
  • Critical/Physique Jewel 4 (x1)
  • Critical/Protection Jewel 4 (x1)

 

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    • Anonymous

      15 Dec 2019 13:40  

      If you have a choice between weakness exploit and critical boost: critical boost wins. It may not seem apparent at first, but the extra damage wins out and adds up more than without it. That is unless you had horrible luck. Plus you can just bring an affinity booster for the 50% affinity.

      • Anonymous

        27 Aug 2018 02:59  

        There's no mistranslation, just an awkward, poorly worded one. Saying you set it to 130% is no different from saying you increase it by 5%, people just misunderstood it since it doesn't reference criticals doing 125% of your base damage already. Also, even with that confusion, in no way does "increases damage dealt" imply it affects your affinity, so i'm not sure why that's even in the note.

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