Critical Draw

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Increases affinity when performing draw attacks. 

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

 

Critical Draw Effect

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

  • critical-draw-skill-mhw Level 1: Draw attack affinity +30%
  • critical-draw-skill-mhw Level 2: Draw attack affinity +60%
  • critical-draw-skill-mhw Level 3: Draw attack affinity +100% 

Critical Draw takes effect for the first attack performed after drawing a Weapon. In most cases, this will require a moving draw attack, as movement of any kind - including attacks after a stationary draw - will cancel the effect.

Exceptions to this rule are the Hammer when drawing with its Charge ability, the Light and Heavy Bowguns, and the Bow. For the Hammer, activating Power Charge will cancel Critical Draw; for the Bow, the effect is maintained even if the drawing chargeup is transitioned into Dragon Piercer; for Bowguns, only a stationary attack within a very short time (likely 0.75s) of hitting the draw button will be affected. The only way to achieve this is with a Light Bowgun firing with low or average recoil, as higher levels of recoil will make a draw attack take slightly longer.

Critical Draw universally takes effect with aerial draw attacks, even if the attack is able to charge up.
Note that only the first hit of a multi-hit attack will be affected by Critical Draw, with the exception of the Bowgun's Spread Ammo and the Bow's multi-arrow attacks and Dragon Piercer.

 

Equipment that grants Critical Draw

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

 

 

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    • Anonymous

      04 Apr 2019 23:55  

      Critical Draw is lost once you move after unsheating. If you are using a Dragon piercer build and you want to crit, your only chance is to move through the dodge bow charge without taking a single step.

      • Anonymous

        14 Feb 2019 02:47  

        I have two draw jewels equipped but it's only counting one point for the critical draw skill, is this a glitch?

        • Anonymous

          16 Nov 2018 19:59  

          How long does critical draw hold for? I noticed that when I unsheathed my bow and charge up, sometimes I don't crit at all. I have critical draw lvl 3 and my weapon is the Flying Kadachi Bow. Do I have to start charging straight away after I unsheath ny weapon?

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