Buddies are one of the most important additions to Monster Hunter Rise. You can use your new dog-like companion called Palamute, to ride the world map faster than ever before. This as fast as using the Wirebugs to travel horizontally. Palamute will also help you during a hunt just like your second companion who is a cat-like creature called Palico. Palico can perform various skills like setting up a trap or even attacking a monster during a hunt. So with almost unlimited buddies with different stats and colors might make you want to add more of them to your team. So here’s how to hire and get more buddies in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise).
How to Hire and Get More Buddies in Monster Hunter Rise?
To hire and get more Buddies in Monster Hunter Rise, you need to speak to Lori in Buddy Plaza. He is the Buddy Handler of Kamura Village. He will allow you to get and handle everything about a buddy including:
- Scout A Buddy
- Rename Buddy
- Dismiss Buddy
You need to select the option Hire or Scout A Buddy while speaking to Lori to get more buddies in MH Rise.
Let’s look at all these 4 options in a bit more detail below:
Allows you to see all Palicoes and Palimutes available to buy. Their cost varies according to their stasts like moves, levels and so on. The buddies you buy here will be added to your collection you can select any of them anytime to accompany you on a mission. Their abilities like setting up a trap or even attacking a monster during a hunt will help you in capturing and defeating different monsters. So try the different options to find out the best Palico support.
Also Read: Best Palico Support Type in MH Rise
Scout a Buddy
If you can’t find the specific type of buddy in the Buy option, you can find them here in Scout a Buddy option. Here you will be able to filter the buddy you want from their special abilities to their color of fur can be selected here. This will put a scouting task for Lori who will find the buddy for you. As this may take more time, you will need to come back later to Lori to collect the buddy.
As the option name suggests, you can rename your buddies by using this option.
If you find yourself not using any of the buddies anymore, or if they are under-leveled for you then you may dismiss them to the wild/ to Lori using this option.
That’s everything you need to know about how to hire and get more buddies in Monster Hunter Rise (MH Rise). While you are here make sure to read other Monster Hunter Rise Guides like: