Focus

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Increases the fill rate for weapons with gauges and the charge rate for weapons with charge attacks.

Focus is a Skill in Monster Hunter World (MHW).

 

Focus Effect

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

  • focus-skill-mhw-wiki Level 1: Increases gauge fill rate by 5% and reduces charge times by 5%.
  • focus-skill-mhw-wiki Level 2: Increases gauge fill rate by 10% and reduces charge times by 10%.
  • focus-skill-mhw-wiki Level 3: Increases gauge fill rate by 20% and reduces charge times by 15%.

Focus Effect applies to:

  • Switch Axes.
  • Great Swords.
  • Charge Blades.
  • Long Swords.
  • Heavy/Light Bowgun wyvern attack cooldowns and charge times.
  • Dual Blades.
  • Gunlance charged shelling.
  • Sword and Shield back hop.

 

Equipment that grants Focus

You can increase the level of Focus by equipping the following items.

 

 

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    • Anonymous

      06 Aug 2020 17:11  

      I used to hate great sword before I got this skill. That small boost to the charge speed just makes all the difference.

      • Anonymous

        09 Jul 2020 01:16  

        Is there more than just a charger 2 decoration or is there more but it doesn’t say. If there is more please if you know any, respond by commenting them.

        • Anonymous

          08 Jan 2019 03:15  

          They’ve since nerfed the focus skill to reducing charge times to 15% rather than the old 20% it used to be.

          • Anonymous

            11 Sep 2018 17:24  

            Go-to on Charge blade : - 20% on charge phials - 20% on charge sword/shield animation - 20% on super amped element discharge animation The difference on charging is pretty impressive, and only one charged double dash can be enough to fully charge the weapon.

            • Anonymous

              27 Aug 2018 16:24  

              Not worth it for Dragon Piercer when you can aim-dodge to go up charge levels, I'll be using that space for Evade and Stamina boosts instead.

              • Anonymous

                21 Mar 2018 21:25  

                testing on the HMG wyvernsnipe. default recharge time is 1:30. with lvl3 focus it cut recharge time down 15 seconds.

                • Anonymous

                  15 Mar 2018 22:37  

                  Researching if there was a focus jewel thank god I found out there is. A guy put up a screen shot, its a lvl 2 jewel.
                  https://ibb.co/hegfvc

                  • Anonymous

                    24 Feb 2018 06:49  

                    Very curious about how it affects CB "super amped element discharge" and "charged elemental slash" (R2 circle + hold triangle).

                    Does it affect the speed of its execution? because it is "charging" animation (insert sword to charged shield) before unleashing the move. If so, I kinda understand why all end CB sets use focus skill.

                    But if it only inc the phial charging speed, then somewhat waste since 2 charged circle "sword double slash" can easily get full phial already at base.

                    • Anonymous

                      16 Feb 2018 21:43  

                      This does make me think; would it work on both the switch axe's auto filling meter for sword mode and the vial awakening meter?

                      • Anonymous

                        14 Feb 2018 03:56  

                        Wanna put this out there if it's unknown, this does affect the Heavy Bowgun's Special Ammo 'reloading' time. Can reduce Wyvernsnipe's cooldown from 80 seconds to 64 with Focus 3. Unsure about the Light Bowgun's mines but I'd assume it works for them as well.

                        • Anonymous

                          05 Feb 2018 16:55  

                          It takes Wyrmheart HBG 250 seconds to recharge fully (4m 10s). Using lvl 1 focus, which is 5% cdr, it should in theory reduce wymheart recharge by 12.5 seconds making it 237.5 recharge or 3m 57.5 sconds. ~ After test I have concluded that Focus does indeed work with HBG Wyrmheart. I have consistently landed on 3 mins 57 seconds recharge with lvl 1 Focus.

                          • Anonymous

                            04 Feb 2018 20:18  

                            It takes 60 second for a single charge of wyrmblast to recharge. This is also the same amount of time it takes for a charge of wyrmblast to expire once placed if not used. Also Focus armour skill affects wyrmblast. Using Focus lvl 1, 5% coolddown on weapons with guage or charge, it reduces the recharge time for wyrmblast charges to 57 seconds. I have been able to replicate this several times. Also basic math 5% of 60 is 3, so saves 3 seconds.

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