Monster Hunter World's Rathalos Appearance In Final Fantasy 14 Detailed

Some sweet loot awaits if you can down a dragon.

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Monster Hunter: World is crossing over into the realm of Final Fantasy XIV, and vice-versa, with two big iconic monster fights. Final Fantasy players can take on a Rathalos and earn themselves armor and a mount, while Monster Hunter players can take on the Behemoth.

A new trailer showcases the Rathalos fight against four players. Beating the Rathalos appears to grant you some Rathalos armor, distinct from the Monster Hunter armor set, as well as a Rathalos mount. You can start taking on the encounter at the Azim Steppe on August 7.

The crossover makes sense, given that both Japanese RPGs are known for their massive beast boss encounters and even a similar visual style. The Behemoth encounter in Monster Hunter seems right up its alley as well, and is sure to reward raiders with some Behemoth armor.

Monster Hunter has been a smash success for Capcom, thanks to a buzz that has been building over the course of the series that seems to have come to a head this year. Capcom has kept the word-of-mouth going with a series of crossover events with other games--including other Capcom franchises like Mega Man, Devil May Cry, and Street Fighter, and third-party games like Horizon: Zero Dawn. It's coming to PC on August 9, and you can check the specs here.

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