What are the best Monster Hunter World weapons for beginners?

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    #1Sword & Shield

    Sword & Shield

    This weapon is excellent for beginner hunters in Monster Hunter: World. The Sword it's a lightweight, easy to use, balanced and movable. The shield can be used to guard, though it may not hold up to certain attacks.

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    Beverly Hart
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "This page has all the information you are looking for. Its a wikipedia type page with lots of explanation. "
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    #2Dual Blades

    Dual Blades

    Dual Blades are two weapons fast and agile excellent to connect long and high-damage combo attacks. Demon and Archdemon mode enables hunters to unleash more attack speed and damage.

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    Gabriel Valadez
    Written on January 27, 2018
    "This game comes up with a creative approach of destroying opponents. Once you purchase cards with trade points, you can stop your opponent from winning. "
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    #3 Long Sword

     Long Sword

    Long Sword is a quick weapon proficient in extended combo attacks. Can charge up a Spirit Gauge has the ability to increase attack damage, and unlock Spirit Blade attacks.

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    Hansika Rangarajan
    Written on January 25, 2018
    "Long Sword is my favorite weapon to use when fighting. It feels like an extension of your character, which makes me feel more powerful. Being able to increase your attack skill is a great added bonus. "
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    #4Light Bowgun

    Light Bowgun

    Light Bowgun is a long-range weapon that specializes in high mobility and gives fast fire rate and short to moderate range. With a variety of ammo types with special effects is great for supporting allies.

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    Jonathan Larson
    Written on January 23, 2018
    "The Light Bowgun is the smallest of the three ranged weapons and its small nature allows hunters to rapidly reposition and Evade incoming attacks. On offense, the Light Bowgun boasts the highest fire rate of all the ranged weapons. It also specializes in support ammo, such as poison, paralysis, and recovery, meaning it can reliably inflict a variety of Status Effects on monsters while still dealing damage. While the Heavy Bowgun may have more raw damage, the Light Bowgun has more versatility."
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    The hammer is a hard-hitting weapon used to destroy monsters with powerful blows. It's a weighted weapon with a short range, doesn't hamper mobility and deals only blunt damage, which stuns (KO) monsters more easily.

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    Kenneth Alexander
    Written on January 26, 2018
    "If you are a beginner looking to acquire weapons for Monster Hunter World, then I suggest that you start with the Hammer! It has so many unique moves that you can use, and it even does blunt damage as well! Even its weight does not negatively affect your mobility. The Hammer is a must have weapon! Use it today!"


Best What are the best Monster Hunter World weapons for beginners
1Sword & ShieldGame Elements 6 Paid
2Dual BladesGame Elements 6 Paid
3 Long SwordGame Elements 3 Paid
4Light Bowgun Game Elements 2 Paid
5Hammer Game Elements 1 Paid

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