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Monster Hunter Rise: Can You Change Palico Support Type?

Can you change Palico Support Type in Monster Hunter Rise?

Monster Hunter Rise has finally released for Nintendo Switch. Since the game has just released, players are having a lot of questions related to the game. There are players who have been wondering what Palico is and can they change its support type in Monster Hunter Rise.

If you too have the same questions in your mind and looking for their answers then you have come to the right place. In this guide, we will breakdown everything about Palico, including what it is, its best support type and how can you change its best support type in Monster Hunter Rise.

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What is A Palico?

Palico is a companion that will help you fighting against Monsters using their own weapons, and Equipped Moves. Instead of using their traditional attacks, Palico loves to help hunters by providing healing items, setting traps and bombs.

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Notably, Palicoes in Monster Hunter Rise have been divided into five Support Types — Healer, Assist, Fight, Bombardier, and Gathering. Each and every Palico Support Type has its own specialty and it is of utmost importance to know which one is the best.

Which Best Palico Support Type to Pick?

  • Healer: It provides healing assistance to hunters
  • Assist: It prepares traps to ensnare monsters
  • Fight: It supports the hunter by fighting alongside them
  • Bombardier: It uses bombs to attack monsters
  • Gathering: It gathers rare items while exploring the map

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Check out our guide on the best Palico Support Type right here to know which one you should choose.

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Can You Change Palico Support Type In MH Rise?

No, there is no option to change the support type in Monster Hunter Rise after the character creation screen. The only option you have is to rent out other Palicoes based on your needs and preferences. To rent out other Palicoes in MHR, you simply head to the Buddy Plaza and the Buddy Scout facility. 

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There, you will see a list of all Palicoes that can accompany you in MH Rise. Notably, you can only bring up to 2 companions to accompany you in the game. While playing alone, you can also bring 2 Palamutes as well in MH Rise. 

That’s all you need to know about Palicos in Monster Hunter Rise. While you are here, you may also like to read about how to defeat Great Izuchi and how to use Barrel Bombs and Perform Aerial Bombing in Monster Hunter Rise.