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How to get the Monster Hunter Rise Layered Armor sets

Monster Hunter Rise Layered Armor may be cosmetic-only, meaning it doesn’t affect stats, but it still looks damn cool. This is probably why it’s hidden behind special editions, the Magnamalo Amiibo, and pre-order bonuses! For those who jumped on the train early, either by pre-ordered and/or getting the Deluxe Edition, here’s how to unlock the Kamurai and Sinister Seal skins for the hunter, as well as the Palamute Retriever and Palico Forest Cat outfits in MHR.

How to unlock the Monster Hunter Rise Layered Armor sets

Monster Hunter Rise Layered Armor

Kamurai Layered Armor Deluxe Edition unlock

To unlock the Kamurai Layered Armor in Monster Hunter Rise, players must do the following:

  1. Own the Deluxe Edition of the game.
  2. If provided with a code, redeem the code in the Nintendo Switch eShop.
  3. In-game, speak to Senri the Mailman.
  4. Select “Add-on Content” from Senri’s options.
  5. Press “Receive” on the content you want to unlock.
  6. Go to the Item Box opposite Senri.
  7. Use the “Layered Armor Settings” to equip the Kamura armor.

Sinister Seal Layered Armor Amiibo unlock

  1. Buy the Magnamalo Amiibo.
  2. Go to the village Market and scan the Amiibo.
  3. Go to the Item Box opposite Senri the Mailman.
  4. Use the “Layered Armor Settings” to equip the Sinister Seal armor.

 Palamute Retriever and Palico Forest Cat pre-order bonus unlock

  1. Have pre-ordered the game before release.
  2. If provided with a code, redeem the code in the Nintendo Switch eShop.
  3. In the game, speak to Senri the Mailman.
  4. Choose “Add-on Content” from Senri’s options.
  5. Select “Receive” on the content you want to unlock.
  6. Go to the Item Box opposite Senri.
  7. Use the “Layered Armor Settings” to equip the Palamute Retriever and Palico Forest Cat skins.

Get GameRevolution’s full thoughts on Monster Hunter Rise by reading the review. In it, the game is described as “feel[ing] like a step forward, even if it’s only a small one.”

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