Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Patch Notes For Update 13.01 On PC

Here's everything in the new Monster Hunter World: Iceborne update on PC.

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The latest update for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne is out now on PC following its release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One at the end of March. Update version 13.01.00 adds two new variant monsters, introduces a "layered weapons" feature, and implements a number of bug fixes.

The new update is 1.45GB and you can download an optional 1.72GB high resolution texture pack as well. This is also the last major update that will release on consoles before coming to PC--from this point on, all updates will launch on PS4, Xbox One, and PC at the same time.

The headline additions for this update are two new monster variants: Raging Brachydios and Furious Rajang. Both monsters will appear in new special assignments that appear after you've finished the main story of Iceborne and unlocked the tundra region in the Guiding Lands. There are new armor sets for each, and the latest Developer Diary video from Capcom delves into the strategies needed to defeat these intimidating new foes.

The update also adds a new weapon layering feature that allows item aesthetics to be customized without changing their stats. You can read more about how layering works here. The level cap for master rank armor upgrades has been raised, too, and there's a new item that forces a monster to leave the Guiding Lands. The update also adds a variety of new charms, among a host of other additions and fixes.

You can read through the full patch notes here, or see them below.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Update Version 13.01.00 Full Patch Notes

Main Additions / Changes

General

  • Raging Brachydios has been added.
  • Furious Rajang has been added.
    (Both monsters will appear in new special assignments after finishing the main story of Iceborne and unlocking the tundra region in the Guiding Lands.)

System

  • Added an item that forces a monster to leave the Guiding Lands.
  • Raised the maximum level cap for master rank armor upgrades.
  • Added an augmentation feature that lets you customize the look of your weapon.
  • Added an option to the Steamworks that lets you change the Steamworks' output.
  • Applied a change to the Steamworks that lets you activate the auto mode after sending the Steamworks into Overdrive.
  • New decor can now be placed in your room in Seliana.
  • New BGM can now be played in your room in Seliana.
  • New Pendants added.
  • Applied a change that lets you receive Hunter Helper Rewards from master rank quests.

Miscellaneous

  • Added the following charms: Fury Charm V, Power Charm V, Mighty Charm III, Challenger Charm V.
  • You can now collect item rewards on the round just before a Steamworks overdrive.

Bug Fixes and Balance Adjustments

Base/Facility

  • Fixed an issue where the options "Take All" and "Sell All" were reversed when the items prepared via oven roast totaled 9999 in your item box.
  • Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, abilities wouldn't rotate when storing potential for awakened weapons.
  • Fixed an issue where the great sword 'Empress Galea "Styx"' would be ordered incorrectly when sorting.
  • Fixed an issue where, after taking certain steps, a posted quest could not be found in a search.
  • Fixed an issue where the Beetle Ticket could not be used as a material to meld items.
  • Fixed an issue where Ruiner Nergigante would be displayed in the Guiding Lands monster list, even though the conditions for it to appear haven't been fulfilled.
  • Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, an armor's abilities would not be correctly reflected in the hunter's status while augmenting the armor.
  • Fixed an issue where the color of Dober β Layered Legs would not display properly after changing the color.
  • Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, an error would occur when entering your own room.
  • Fixed an issue where guest players would become unable to move if they were removed from the Gathering Hub at certain times.
  • Fixed an issue where even before you reach Seliana, the recruitment message "Let's hang out in my room!" would be available as an option.
  • Fixed an issue where some Palico weapons would appear in an unnatural spot when sorting by rank.
  • Fixed an issue where when joining another player's quest, if the quest host cancels the quest at a specific time, the name of the previously completed quest and not the quest that you joined would be displayed.
  • Fixed an issue where a weapon from The Witcher weapon tree would not appear when placed on the equipment display.
  • Fixed an issue where there would be a disparity between the Safi'jiiva siege result screen and the information displayed at the quest counter.
  • Fixed an issue where the chat recipient could not be changed after entering a loading screen with the chat window open.
  • Fixed an issue where the items created from the oven roast would not roll correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where you could not leave the mini-canteen at camp if the mini-canteen menu and the quest complete notice appeared on the same exact frame.
  • Updated the description text for loading Wyrmstake Blast, found in the weapon control section of the hunter notes.
  • Fixed an issue with the description for Lightbreak Lance and Lightbreak Gunlance.

Monsters

  • Fixed an issue where Raider Ride monsters would get stuck on a wall when jumping from a certain position.
  • Fixed an issue where Safi'jiiva's behavior would become unnatural on slanted terrain.
  • Fixed an issue where a player would be afflicted with an abnormal status or blight when using the lance's counter-thrust or counter claw against Gold Rathian's somersault, Kirin's lighting strike, or Fulgur Anjanath's mucus attack.
  • Fixed an issue where rewards for breaking parts would not be rewarded when breaking Black Diablos' back.
  • Fixed an issue where Safi'jiiva would not transition areas normally.
  • Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, the appearance and fleshiness of Nergigante's tail would not be consistent after it had been severed.
  • Fixed an issue where in multi-monster challenge quests, the second monster would not appear and the quest would be complete.
  • Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, Ruiner Nergigante would appear outside an area of the Guiding Lands.
  • Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, a monster would not become enraged.
  • Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, Velkhana's ice wall would not break down after it was slayed.
  • Fixed an issue where an enraged Yian Garuga could avoid pitfall traps even if the conditions for trapping it are met.
  • Fixed an issue where monsters would sometimes behave unintentionally when near Boaboa.
  • Fixed multiple issues related to sound effects and visual effects that displayed within the player's tent when Safi'jiiva is in the lowest level of the Secluded Valley.
  • Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, Rajang would still perform its pinning attack, even if it had not successfully landed it.
  • Fixed a game-stopping bug that occurred in the Guiding Lands when performing a flinch shot on a Rathalos that is transitioning areas.
  • Tweaked to make monster staggers longer when a player uses the clutch claw on a staggered monster in an area where the player cannot enter.
  • Fixed an issue where a Kelbi would sometimes act erratically after it had its horns broken off.

Player

  • Mitigated conditions that made it harder to land the long sword's spirit helm breaker under certain conditions.
  • Fixed an issue where the Handicraft skill would not trigger at the start of a quest.
  • Fixed an issue where the FINAL FANTASY XIV Jump gesture would be unintentionally deleted from the shortcut of an item loadout.
  • Fixed an issue where during multiplayer, the other players' mantle effect time would not be synchronized correctly.
  • Fixed an issue where the Oolong male head armor would not display in certain cutscenes viewed from the gallery when the full Oolong armor set is equipped.
  • Fixed an issue where the extract bonuses to the Flinch Free skill would be carried over when switching from the Insect Glaive to another weapon.
  • Increased the element level of the Elscarad and Arginesse kinsects.
  • Fixed an issue where some light would become hidden when applying layered armor from your loadout.
  • Fixed an issue where Critical Draw would be applied to the long sword's Spirit Blade I when going from Iai Slash to Spirit Blade I.
  • Fixed an issue where the skill Free Element/Ammo Up would not trigger normally when bowgun capacity is increased via awakening ability.
  • Fixed an issue that caused unnatural behavior when loading the slinger after performing a forward dodge with the sword & shield drawn.
  • Fixed an issue where Kaiser Crown β+'s hair color would change when switching from Oolong Hair α+ to Kaiser Crown β+ using specific steps.
  • Fixed an issue where ammo would behave unnaturally when the bowgun's pierce ammo would hit using certain shooting methods.
  • Mitigated an issue where if a Zero Sum Discharge connects on certain monsters, the player's grapple point would be unnatural.
  • Fixed an issue where when the player is wearing Brigade Layered Arms, the armband would overlap with the equipped layered armor on the torso.
  • Fixed an issue where if the player equips Kaiser Crown α/γ with hairstyle 8-2 and performs actions such as running, the front bangs will float or become detached from the armor and would not correct itself.
  • Fixed an issue where the action of drinking an item would be canceled when poisoned.

Miscellaneous

  • Fixed an issue where, under certain conditions, entering the tent would cause the Palico to face in the opposite direction.
  • Fixed an issue where certain tracks would not display in the Guiding Lands.
  • Fixed an issue where certain timing would cause a communication error, which would result in monsters not appearing in the Guiding Lands or in cutscenes based in the Guiding Lands.
  • Fixed an issue where signs of desync would occur in the Guiding Lands when joining a session without a host.
  • Fixed an issue where players could designate a snowball as a destination for a raider ride in an area that they can't access.
  • Fixed an issue where the Handler would go back to her default costume after resetting the game, even if the player changes the settings to Locked.
  • Other minute game balance tweaks and minor bugs fixes have been made.

Steam-only Updates

Additions and Adjustments

  • In a player's room, there's an issue where in the start menu, the hunter's name and online ID will become hard to read if the total number of characters is too great. In the event that the total number of characters exceeds 24, only 24 characters will be displayed and the end of the online ID will be shortened.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with the chat window where you could not switch to display hunter names using the keyboard controls.
  • Fixed an issue where the recipient listed in the pull-down window would appear blank when re-opening the chat menu, after the player selects all recipients and closes the menu.
  • Fixed an issue where, if the player selects melee weapons under Options > Controls > Swap Keys while Grappling option, the key guide settings would not be reflected properly when performing a clutch claw attack into Spinning Rising Slash with the dual blades.
  • Fixed an issue with the keyboard controls where holding down the appropriate key while using the cannons or dragonator would immediately fire the weapon instead of holding fire.
  • Fixed an issue in Korean where at the title screen, the translation for Online Store would appear as "System Message" in Korean. It has now been updated to the correct translation.
  • Fixed an issue where, when redecorating your room, it would still be possible to edit colors using the mouse even though the color bar was greyed out.
  • Fixed an issue in Simplified Chinese where Vaal Hazak's Deathblade Vaal Grosser was described as a switch axe, and not a long sword.
  • Fixed an issue where the game would use game controller aim correction despite controlling the game with a keyboard, when performing certain actions while comparing weapons in tree view at the Smithy.
  • Fixed an issue that occurred in the low rank quest "Learning the Clutch", where the proper swapped key settings would not be reflected correctly with the weapon attack button.
  • Fixed an issue where a player's buffered input would not be recognized when the keyboard shortcut window is open.
  • An issue related to Start Menu Keyboard Controls being applied to cursor controls when selecting a monster to lure in the Guiding Lands has been fixed, and both main key and subkey can now be used for controls.
  • Fixed an issue with the keyboard controls, where moving the wheel up and down, both directions were triggered.
  • Other miscellaneous bug fixes have also been made.
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