Official Web Manual

Your First Monster Hunter

So you wanna be a hunter? We've got you covered! This page has everything you need to learn the ropes.

Getting Started

Read this section first! It'll tell you all about Solo and Multiplayer modes, as well as how to utilize the Hunter's Notes!

Game Menu/Saving Playing Monster Hunter Generations Circle Pad Pro and the New Nintendo 3DS

Basic Controls

This section will give you a rundown on the basic button controls and how to read the different screens in-game.

Village/Hub: Controls Village/Hub: Display Controls during Quests Top Screen during Quests Touch Screen during Quests Terrain-based Controls


Check here when you want to tackle a Quest.

Undertaking Quests Quest Rules Quest Types

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