Critical Status

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Increases abnormal status effect damage (paralysis, poison, sleep, blast) when landing critical hits.

Critical Status is a Skill in Monster Hunter World (MHW). This skill is activated by Set Bonuses: Zorah Magdaros Mastery and Ancient Divinity.

 

Critical Status Effect

Critical Status has only 1 level:

 

Grants an additional status buildup of 20% on critical hits. For melee weapons and blast element bows, the status has to actually proc on the critical hit for the bonus to be applied, while it is always applied on status ammo/coatings as long as you are landing critical hits.

Greatsword, Hammer, Hunting Horn and Heavy Bowgun have increased status buildup compared to other weapons. Iceborne only

For an upgraded version of this skill, see True Critical StatusIceborne only

 

Equipment that grants Critical Status

Critical Status is a bonus skill obtained by

 

Skills in Monster Hunter World
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    • Anonymous

      22 Jan 2019 09:37  

      From what I have tested and heard from others, Critical Status works like so, the more critical hits you can land, the more often your status effects will proc, so far that seems to be how the effect is intended, as the in-game description seems to be inaccurate. I've seen maybe 2-3 more Blast procs knowing this now, along with 2 more paralysis procs on Deviljho and Bazel.

      • Anonymous

        05 Aug 2018 05:20  

        So a good skill is blocked behind having three pieces of mediocre armor for anything that isn't blast. If the armor itself had anything that helped with critical hit boosts then this set combo would be amazing! If this set bonus was on the rathian armor then I'd be so down to use it!

        • Anonymous

          03 Mar 2018 09:36  

          The multiplier is *1.25 blast detonation damage. If you have max blast skill, instead of doing 120 like normal, you will instead deal 150. Tried and tested.

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