Monster Hunter Rise Latent Power: Stat, Levels & Guide

Our guide on Latent Power will help players know about active Latent Power and builds where you can use the power.

The skill description of latent power shows that it increases affinity and reduces stamina depletion. However, these skills require certain conditions to be met. A description of affinity and stamina is mentioned below.

Key Takeaways
  • Latent Power in Monster Hunter Rise boosts affinity and reduces stamina depletion.
  • The skill has five levels, each providing increased affinity and stamina reduction.
  • You can activate Latent Power by participating in combat, keeping the weapon drawn for three minutes, or exchanging blows with monsters.
  • Once activated, the skill remains active for two minutes, and it restarts if the activation conditions are met again.
  • Equipment related to Latent Power includes Throttle Jewel 2 and armor sets like Basarios Coil X, Golden Hakama, and Zinogre Coil.
  • There are various builds that incorporate Latent Power, such as Full Affinity, Sheathing Great Sword, Critical Discharger, and Affinity with Latent Power Boost.

Affinity Stat

Affinity is a stat for determining how you can perform the critical hit. There are many skills in the game that increases affinity. More affinity simply means you are more capable of performing a stronger attack.

Regain Stamina

Stamina is needed to attack, dodge, and climb up the walls. You will not be able to regain stamina in the middle of the fight even if you have plenty of steaks. Having a skill that reduces the use of stamina is definitely a better option. 

Latent Power Levels

Latent Power Levels
Monster Hunter Rise Latent Power Levels

There are a total of five levels of latent power, and each one differently impacts the stamina and amount of affinity. The levels have been mentioned with the increase in affinity and stamina reduction.

Level 1

The Level 1 is marked by a 10% increase in affinity and a 30% reduction in stamina usage. 

Level 2

It has an affinity increase of 20%, while the stamina reduction remains the same as in level 1, a reduction of usage by 30%.

Level 3

We have noticed that Level 3 increases affinity by 30$ and reduces stamina usage by 50%

Level 4

Affinity increases by 40%, and stamina usage is reduced by 50% in level 4.

Level 5

Level 5 is marked by a 50% increase in affinity, and stamina reduction remains the same in level 3, level 4, and level 5. 

How to Activate Latent Power

Activation Conditions
How to Activate Monster Hunter Rise Latent Power

You can know that Latent Power is active when you see the stamina and affinity symbols above your life bar. The stamina glows in white, and your hands also glow white. If your Latent power is not active, the following are the ways to activate it.

Combat with a Monster

You need to be consistently close to a monster or stay in combat with a monster. You can try it in a hunt and in the training plaza where you will see a large dummy. Being in combat with a monster will start the countdown to activate the latest power. 

Weapon Drawn

If you are not in contact with any creature, latent power can get activated after three minutes of your weapon being drawn.

Hit the enemy

You can cut down on the activation time by exchanging a few blows with the enemy. Hitting the enemy or being hit by the enemy reduces the activation time for latent power.

You have to remember that Latent Power stays active for two minutes. After two minutes, the new countdown begins if any of the above-mentioned steps take place. 

Equipment of Latent Power

The equipment related to Monster Hunter Rise Latent Power has been covered in the guide mentioned below.

Latent Power builds
Monster Hunter Rise Latent Power Equipments

Decorations

Decorations are jewels that can be crafted to boost armor skills, and decoration associated with Monster Hunter Rise Latent Power is Throttle Jewel 2. 

Armor

The armor of Monster Hunter Rise Latent Power is described in the table below.

Armor      Base Defense Skills        
Basarios Coil X 100 Defense Boost
Latent Power
Speed Sharpening
Basarios Greaves X 100 Defense Boost
Latent Power
Load Shells
Reload Speed
Basarios Mail X 100 Guard
Latent Power
Load Shells
Golden Hakama 70 Latent Power
Critical Boost
Golden Haori 70 Heroics
Latent Power
Maximum Might
Golden Kote 70 Heroics
Latent Power
Lunagaron Coil 114 Latent power
Wirebug
Whisperer
Orangaten Braces 96 Latent Power
Quick Sheath
Skalda Brachia X/ Spio Brachia X 98     Latent Power
Poison Resistance
Skalda Vertex X 98 Latent Power
Poison Attack
Zinogre Coil 28 Latent Power
Zinogre Helm 28 Critical Eye
Latent Power
Zinogre Mail S 62 Latent Power
Weakness Exploit
Zinogre Mail X 116 Latent Power
Weakness Exploit
Thunder Attack
Zinogre Greaves X 116 Constitution
Latent Power
Wirebug
Whisperer

Builds

The builds that have latent power can be high rank or low rank; we have discussed both types of builds in this guide.

High-Rank Builds

The high rank builds with Latent Power are as follows.

  • Full Affinity Build
  • 100% Affinity
  • Sheathing Great Sword Build
  • Affinity & Knock-out power
  • Critical Hammer
  • Comfort Horn
  • Mid-High Rank
  • Critical Discharger/ Elemental Phials
  • Evasive Charge Build
  • Weakness Exploit 1005 Affinity
  • Elemental Set
  • Critical Slugger Hi Ninja Build
  • Critical Lance Build
  • Raw Damage Build
  • Elemental Build

Low-Rank Builds

The low-rank builds with latent power are listed below.

  • Affinity w/ Latent Power Boost Build
  • Affinity Powerhouse
  • All Out Damage
  • Mid Game Slugger
  • Evasive Lance
  • Mid-Game Critical Eye + Constitution
  • Offense and Utility
  • Critical Eye + Stamina Skills

The game also offers a variety of weapons, tools, and gear. Our guide on Monster Hunter Rise Latent Power will help you understand when is the latent power active, armor which have this skill, and builds that use the latent power. While you’re at it, consider reading Monster Hunter Rise Weapons Tier List.

In Monster Hunter Rise, there are various power armor skills that strengthen the hunter. You will find a lot of them easy to use, while for others, you need to understand how to activate them.

Latent power is one of these armor skills, and our guide has covered everything you need to know about it. While you are at it, you can consider reading our guide on Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak Armors.

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