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Final Fantasy XIV’s Monster: Hunter World Collab Adds Rathalos Trial And Goods On August 7



Monster Hunter: World is getting a Behemoth fight from Final Fantasy XIV, and the Square Enix MMORPG is getting a trial fight against Monster Hunter: World’s “King of the Skies,” Rathalos, starting August 7.


Here’s a new trailer featuring the Rathalos battle and other collaboration content. The crossover will arrive as part of Final Fantasy XIV’s Patch 4.36 update, alongside the next installment of The Forbidden Land of Eureka, titled “The Pagos Expedition.”




Level 70 players who completed the “Stormblood” main scenario quest can take on Rathalos in both Normal and Extreme versions in a Trial titled “The Great Hunt.” The normal version will have eight-players team up against the King of the Skies. The Extreme version puts four players up against Rathalos, making it the first for a four-player trial. You can expect the Extreme version to be more challenging with unique mechanics included as a homage to Monster Hunter: World and its gameplay.


Here’s a look at some of the special rewards that’ll be available to those who play through the collaboration content:



Rathalos Mount



Palico and Poogie Minions.



New BBQ Spit Furnishing


Rathalos Armor Set


Producer and director Naoki “Yoshi-P” Yoshida teased some content we can expect to see in Patch 4.4 during today’s Letter from the Producer Live:

  • New Main Scenario Quests
  • New Sidequests – The Four Lords and Even Further Hildibrand Adventures
  • New Dungeons – The Burn and Saint Mocianne’s Arboretum (Hard)
  • New Trial – Suzaku
  • New Raid – Omega: Alphascape
  • Updates to jobs, PvP, Battle System, Eureka, Gathering and Crafting, Grand Companies, Housing, The Gold Saucer and more.







Final Fantasy XIV is available on PlayStation 4 and PC. Monster Hunter: World is available on PS4 and Xbox One. Its PC version launches on August 9, 2018.

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