Monster Hunter Stories: all you need to know about DLC and Bonus Content, list of QR Codes

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If you’ve already played a Monster Hunter game before, then you already know that they always get tons of free DLC. Naturally, Monster Hunter Stories (released on September 8th in Europe and North America) is no exception, and if you’ve already checked our posts about the Japanese release, then you already know what to expect.

For those of you who haven’t, here’s the kind of content that will be distributed for free to all players in Europe and North America, pretty soon:

  • tournament types and rules
  • trials that reward you with Monstie eggs and new gear
  • backgrounds for your Rider Card
  • egg pieces to form a special egg, to hatch equally special Monsties
  • special collaboration content (The Legend of Zelda for example)
  • new outfits for Navirou
  • and more…

Here’s how you can download additional content for Monster Hunter Stories:

  • Talk to the Connecticat in town

OR

  • Select “DLC” from the game menu

Monster Hunter Stories – Software updates

For more details about the Software updates for Monster Hunter Stories, make sure to check out this post!

Monster Hunter Stories – DLC releases

The Legend of Zelda DLC

The Legend of Zelda collaboration content will go live on September 28th. Here’s what you can expect from this DLC:

More details about that DLC can be found in this post!

Latest releases (November 9th)

Subquests

  • Famitsu Fire-Pike – “Downloadable Subquest. Clearing this Subquest rewards a special outfit.” (allows you to get your hands on the Famitsu Outfit for Navirou)

Battle rules

  • Famitsu – “Famitsu rules. Receive a special weapon exchange ticket with this rule set” (3 tickets if you win, 1 ticket if you lose. Tickets allows you to get the Fox Blade, and upgrade it)

Rider Card BG

  • Famitsu – “A Famitsu background. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”

Titles

  • Famitsu – “A Famitsu title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Emblem – “A Famitsu title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Approved! – “A Famitsu title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Fame – “A Famitsu title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Hunt Club – “A Famitsu title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”

Previous releases

Subquests

  • A Snowbound Roar – “Downloadable Subquest. Clearing this Subquest rewards a special weapon ticket.”
  • Secret Spy Skills – “Downloadable Subquest.”
  • Terror in Flight – “Downloadable Subquest.”
  • Generation Gap – “Generations Subquest. Clear to receive a special Navirou outfit (first time only).”
  • Earth-rending Roar – “Downloadable Subquest.”
  • The Soul of a Hero – “Zelda Subquest. Clear to receive a special Navirou outfit (first time only).”
  • Riddle Me This – “Downloadable Subquests. Clearing this Subquest rewards 3 Recovery Charms.”
  • Himouto! Rider-chan – “Downloadable Subquest. Clearing this Subquest rewards a special outfit for Navirou.”

Tournaments

  • Monster Hair Tournament (Silver) – “Silver level DLC tournament. Special hairstyle awarded upon securing victory (first time only).”
  • Chrome Rider Cup – “Silver level DLC tournament. Special weapon awarded upon securing victory (first time only).”
  • Cross Generation Tournament – “Gold level Generations tournament. Special armor set awarded upon securing victory (first time only).”
  • Legend of Zelda: Battle for Hyrule – “Gold level Zelda tournament. Special armor set awarded upon securing victory (first time only).”
  • The Legend of Zelda: Triforce Cup – “Gold level Zelda tournament. Special egg awarded upon securing victory (first time only).”
  • Monster Hair Tournament (Gold) – “Gold level DLC tournament. Special hairstyle awarded upon securing victory (first time only).”
  • Festival of Dawn and Dusk (Gold) – “Gold level DLC tournament. Special armor set awarded upon securing victory (first time only).” (allows you to get the Lao-Shan-Lung armour)

Battle rules

  • Fan Club – “MH Fan Club rules. Receive special egg fragments through battles with this rule set.”
  • Lagombi – “DLC battle rules. Recive egg fragments through battles with this rule set.”
  • Zelda – “Legend of Zelda rules. Receive a special weapon exchange ticket with this rule set.”
  • Kut-Ku – “Kut-Ku rules. Receive special egg fragments through battles with this rule set.” (allows you to hatch a Blue Yian Kut-Ku, that can fly)

Rider Card BG

  • Monster Hunter Fan Club – “A Monster Hunter Fan Club background. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Capcom TV – “A Capcom TV background. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Dance Together – “A Monster Hunter Generations background. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • The Legend of Zelda – “A Legend of Zelda background. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Umaru-chan – “A Himouto Umaru-chan background. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”

Title

  • Fan Club – “A Monster Hunter Fan Club title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Chief – “A Monster Hunter Fan Club title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Member – “A Monster Hunter Fan Club title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Manager – “A Monster Hunter Fan Club title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Girl – “A Monster Hunter Fan Club title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Capcom TV – “A Capcom TV title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Connect – “”A Capcom TV title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • X – “A Monster Hunter Generations title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Hunter Art – “A Monster Hunter Generations title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Style – “A Monster Hunter Generations title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Prowler – “A Monster Hunter Generations title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Gourmew – “A Monster Hunter Generations title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Catalina – “A Monster Hunter Generations title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • TraBelna – “A Monster Hunter Generations title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Skull Kid – “A Legend of Zelda title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Ocarina – “A Legend of Zelda title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Triforce – “A Legend of Zelda title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Zelda – “A Legend of Zelda title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Legend – “A Legend of Zelda title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Link – “A Legend of Zelda title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Hyrule – “A Legend of Zelda title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • U.M.R. – “A Himouto! Umaru-chan title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Himouto! – “A Himouto! Umaru-chan title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Layabout – “A Himouto! Umaru-chan title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Umaru – “A Himouto! Umaru-chan title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”
  • Brother – “A Himouto! Umaru-chan title. Can be used when editing your Rider Card.”

Sticker Set

  • The Legend of Zelda Set – “A Legend of Zelda sticker set. Can be used during Network Battles.”
  • Monster Hunter Fan Club Set – “A Monster Hunter Fan Club sticker set. Can be used during Network Battles.”

Monster Hunter Stories – Bonus content

If you have save data for the Monster Hunter Stories demo on your Nintendo 3DS, then you can unlock a Rider’s Outfit for Navirou!

And if you have save data for Monster Generations, you can unlock the following:

  • A new weapon: one-handed sword
  • A new outfit for Navirou

Monster Hunter Stories – QR Codes (latest update: October 13th 2017)

QR Codes allow you to get Party data to battle against, but also various goodies (items, etc.). They are not region-locked, which means they should work with any version of the game (even Japanese):

And here’s QR Codes from the anime series:

To use QR codes, simply go talk to the Connecticat, and select the QR Code option!

Source (QR Codes): YouTube / Imgur / Capcom / Game8 / Anynonymous (thanks KiboE for the heads up!)

A huge thanks to Robin for the weekly DLC listing!

[This post is part of our Games Extras section]


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