Tempered monsters in Monster Hunter World (MHW) are special creatures found in special quests. These monsters deal more damage and have more health than their High Rank versions. Arch-Tempered monsters deal more damage and have more health than their Tempered versions.

Players will find Tempered tracks while exploring, but will not see the associated monster until they go into their investigations. Scout Flies will show Tempered monster tracks the same color as if they were tracking an Elder Dragon.

  • Tempered monsters still have the same attacks and movement paths as Low and High Rank versions in their respective areas.
  • Arch-Tempered Monsters (monsters with orange aura on quest picture) have the same attacks with usually one or more different attacks. Generally have more health and damage.
  • At the moment the only Arch-Tempered monsters are High Rank elder dragons (except Behemoth) from event quest which give you one to three tickets upon completion to forge Gamma version of their respective armors or layered armors.
  • Tempered and Arch-Tempered monsters, Except Elder Dragons, can be captured
  • See the Event Quests List for Arch-Tempered Monster quests.
  • Special Equipment can be obtained from completing Arch-Tempered quests, such as unlocking Layered Armor or obtaining materials for crafting the "Gamma" version of some Armor Sets.


Tempered Monster Levels



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