Monster Hunter: World details character creation, special equipment

Another day of Tokyo Game Show 2017, another information drop.

Continuing its daily Tokyo Game Show 2017 updates, Capcom has released details and screenshots on Monster Hunter: World‘s character creation system and special equipment.

Get the information below.

■ Character Creation

Various Customizations to Make a Hunter All Your Own

Create and customize the appearance of the Hunter that will act as your avatar. A wealth of parts are being prepared, as well as presets, allowing you to create a unique character all your own with various options for customization.

Monster Hunter: World

Monster Hunter: World

The character you created will appear both in the game and in movie scenes.

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Palicoes Can Also be Customized

Players can also create their very own Felyne Palico, which will become their hunting companion.

Monster Hunter: World

Monster Hunter: World

Read more about character creation and see it in action here.

■ Special Equipment

In Monster Hunter: World, there is “special equipment” that have special effects, and when used as items can trigger extraordinary effects. There is a cooldown period for reuse.

Ghillie Mantle

Conceals you from enemy view temporarily. The effect expires if you perform an attack or take damage.

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Rocksteady Mantle

Eliminates damage reactions, prevents wind effects, protects your hearing, and grants tremor resistance. You also receive less damage from attacks.

—A hunter reloads his bowgun and moves in to attack without fear of the Pukei-Pukei’s tongue attack.

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Challenger Mantle

Prompts monsters to target you more often and makes them easier to lure. The effect expires if you are attacked.

—Lure the monster to where you want it, such as to a wider area or trap, and hunt it in more favorable conditions.

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Glider Mantle

Increases jump airtime and grants the power to ride strong winds. Also makes it easier to mount monsters.

—By using the Glider Mantle, you can move quickly from specific places where strong winds blow upward to a place in the sky.

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If you missed them, previous Tokyo Game Show 2017 information drops detailed the game’s story, main characters, exploration, crafting, eating, Palico, and more.

Monster Hunter: World is due out worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 26. In Japan, it will only be released for PlayStation 4. A PC version is due out at a later date.

View the screenshots at the gallery.

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