Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion ‘Safi’jiiva Siege’ details, trailer

Siege runs from December 12 to January 5, 2020.

Capcom has released new information and a trailer for the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion detailing the Safi’jiiva Siege, which begins today and runs through January 5.

Get the details below.

■ Safi’jiiva

The fully-grown form of Xeno’jiiva. It absorbs energy from its environment to heal itself and change the ecosystem.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

■ The Safi’jiiva Siege

Available until January 5, 2020 at 23:59 (UTC).

  • The Safi’jiiva Siege is only available for a limited time.
  • The Safi’jiiva Recon is always available, so use this quest for practice to prepare for the real siege! (Quest rewards change for this quest after completing it for the first time.)

A limited-time-only quest to slay Safi’jiiva!

Special Quest: “The Red Dragon”

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

  • Conditions: Must have completed the recon assignment
  • Locale: Secluded Valley
  • Objective: Slay Safi’jiiva

A Cooperative Online Quest

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

The Safi’jiiva Siege has you join forces with all of the other members in the Gathering Hub in order to complete it.

You can participate in the siege by choosing the “Safi’jiiva Siege” menu option after talking to the Hub Lass or Pub Lass in either Gathering Hub.

This is a quest designed for multiplayer, so it’s highly recommended to fight this monster with a full party.

Upon completion, you will receive rewards depending on your how much you contributed towards advancing the investigation.

The Safi’jiiva Siege can be joined while already in progress, but SOS flares cannot be sent.

■ Special Upgradeable “Awakened Weapons”!

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

Awakened weapons are special weapons you can obtain as rewards for slaying Safi’jiiva and completing the siege.

There are awakened weapons for each weapon type, and each weapon has an element or status effect attack rating.

Though awakened weapons do not differ much by default, they can be upgraded with multiple “awakened abilities,” which you can customize to create your own unique weapon!

The Elder Melder also has new melding techniques that utilize unwanted awakened weapons or Safi’jiiva materials you might have. If you’re looking to upgrade your awakened weapons, be sure to try out these new techniques!

Monster Hunter: World is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion is available now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with a PC release due out on January 9, 2020.

Watch the trailer below.

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