Monster Hunter Rise – Monster Hunter World Iceborne Orion Armor set announced

Monster Hunter Rise – Monster Hunter World Iceborne Orion Armor set announced

Capcom revealed a new set of special layered armor coming to Monster Hunter Rise. The armor is the Orion Armor set from Monster Hunter World Iceborne, and is planned to be released for Monster Hunter Rise on December 31st.

It will be obtainable by completing an Event Quest called “Frost Bites”, as detailed on Capcom’s official webpage about the recent patch.

Iceborne Orion Armor set

Event Quests will become available for download via Senri the Mailman every week, at the usual time: Fridays 00:00 GMT / Thursdays 04:00pm PST. Here’s what’s in store for the next two weeks:

December 24 (GMT) / December 23 (PST)

  • Quest: “Blazin’ Soul of a Warrior”
  • Objective: Hunt a Magnamalo
  • Locale: Lava Caverns
  • Conditions: HR8 or higher
  • Quest: “Challenge Quest 07”
  • Objective: Slay all monsters (Apex Zinogre, Apex Mizutsune, Apex Diablos)
  • Locale: Infernal Springs
  • Conditions: HR4 or higher, 2 players max.


Also available Dec 24 (GMT) / Dec 23 (PST) are two Special Buddies: look out for Yasu and MHC Palamute! We’re confident they’ll be great additions to any hunting party.

December 31 (GMT) / December 30 (PST)

  • Quest: “Frost Bites”
  • Objective: Hunt all monsters (Lagombi, Barioth, Goss Harag)
  • Locale: Frost Islands
  • Conditions: HR4 or higher
  • Rewards: Orion Set (Hunter Layered Armor)
  • Quest: “Apex Rathalos Emergency”
  • Objective: Slay an Apex Rathalos
  • Locale: Shrine Ruins
  • Conditions: HR8 or above

That wraps up 2021, but stay tuned for more weekly Event Quests in 2022. Happy Holidays, and Happy Hunting!