How does Chain Crit work in MHR Sunbreak

Become a better fighter.

With the potential to increase both attack and elemental attacks through consecutive hits, Chain Crit is a powerful skill that debuted with the Monster Hunter Rise DLC Sunbreak on June 30, 2022. Below is the full rundown on how you can use Chain Crit to your advantage by increasing your levels and strategizing your weapon choices.

What is Chain Crit in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak?

Chain Crit is the ability to increase attack and elemental attack damage by continuously landing hits against your opponent. There are three levels to Chain Crit in MHR Sunbreak. After you reach the third level, you will not receive any additional benefit to your Chain Crit damage.

  • Level One
    • Attack: up by 10
    • Elemental Attack: up by 8
  • Level Two
    • Attack: up by 12
    • Elemental Attack: up by 10
  • Level Three
    • Attack: up by 15
    • Elemental Attack: up by 15

Each Chain Crit attack lasts for three seconds. Upon a successive hit, it will refresh its duration.

How to get Chain Crit skills in Sunbreak

Screenshot by Pro Game Guides

To get Chain Crit, you must first equip the correct weapon and armor. Try to craft full sets of armor because combining pieces that have Chain Crit capabilities will increase your level.

Related: Every new Sword and Shield in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak

What armor has Chain Crit in MHR Sunbreak?

Chain Crit can be unlocked through the following armor:

  • Head Armor
    • Astalos Helm
  • Chest Armor
    • Astalos Mail
    • Divine Ire Haori
    • Archfiend Armor Baulo
    • Divine Ire Haroi
    • Archfiend Armor Baulo
  • Arms Armor
    • Astalos Braces
  • Waist Armor
    • Divine Ire Obi
    • Archfiend Armor Ura

How to create Chain Crit Decorations in Sunbreak

Decorations are a massive part of boosting your stats in MHR, and can be incredibly helpful when it comes to Chain Crit. In order to craft decorations, you'll need to first be classified as a High Rank. Certain decorations will be unlocked through gameplay and completing specific quests.

To maximize Chain Crit, focus on creating decorations that emphasize hit damage. Decorations like Critical Jewel 2 and Crit Element Jewel 2 will boost your critical hit damage by up to 30%.

  • Critical Jewel 2
    • 5 Lazurite Jewel
    • 2 Apex Blaze Sac
    • 2 Magnamalo Horn
    • 1 Almudron Plate
  • Crit Element Jewel 2
    • 4 Bloodrun Jewel
    • 2 Elder Dragon Blood
    • 2 Block of Ice
    • 1 Tobi-Kadachi Electrode

How to unlock Chain Crit Decorations in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak

In order to craft Critical Jewel 2, you must first gather the key component of the decoration: Apex Blaze Sac. Get the Blaze Sac by following the Apex Rathalos Rampage quest or lucking out on a hunt reward. Once you have the Apex Blaze Sac, the decoration will unlock in the crafting menu. For Crit Element Jewel 2, the decoration will appear once you've finished the quest for and defeated the Serpent Goddess of Thunder.

Damage is everything in MHR Sunbreak, and Chain Crit is an immensely powerful tool that can aid you through quests and fights. Equip the right armor and decorations, and you'll be good to go.

For more MHR content on Pro Game Guides, check out All new Switch Axes in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak.

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get updates on your favorite games!

About the Author

Just your friendly neighborhood games writer, reporting on all things gaming.

Write A Comment

How does Chain Crit work in MHR Sunbreak

Comments are on moderation and will be approved in a timely manner. Please read the following rules before commenting:

  • All comments must be on topic and add something of substance to the post
  • No swearing or inappropriate words
  • No asking or begging for anything free
  • Do not attempt to start a poll in the comments
  • Comments in all CAPS will be removed
  • We reserve the right to remove a comment for any reason
  • Do not impersonate a staff member or influencer

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.