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Monster Hunter Rise Palamute Will Be an Attack Supporter

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One of the new friendly faces in the upcoming Monster Hunter Switch game will maybe make exploring its world easier. We’ll see a Monster Hunter Rise Palamute for the first time. This is basically a dog supporter that players can ride on and fight alongside.

While Palicos are considered a support type buddy, the Palamute is an attacker. It will fight alongside Hunters as they face off against new and old monsters. Not that the Palicos don’t, but the Palamutes seem to be offensive only.

They’ll also give people a way to explore without expending as much energy. When you ride on the Monster Hunter Rise Palamute, you won’t lose any stamina but will still maintain that speed and be able to do things like scale some cliffs. You’ll also be able to perform actions while riding, with the Monster Hunter Direct specifically pointing out the ability to use items and regenerate health.

You’ll also be able to decide your party makeup when you explore alone in Monster Hunter Rise. You can have two supporters in a solo trek. If you want, you could take one Palamute and one Palico. You could also take two Palamutes or two Palicos with you.

Monster Hunter Rise will come to the Nintendo Switch on March 26, 2021. If you pre-order, you’ll get some realistic Palamute and Palico layered armor.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.