What kind of game is Monster Hunter Stories?

An introduction of the features of Monster Hunter Stories aimed at new players.

The first RPG set in the Monster Hunter universe.

In Monster Hunter Stories, you not only fight monsters, you make friends with them.
Step into the shoes of Monster Riders, create bonds with monsters and turn a variety of creatures into your Monsties as you set out on a grand adventure!

Riders form bonds with monsters
Monsties travel together with Riders

I can make that monster my friend!?

Channel different abilities to train your Monsties!
Fight to win with the Monsties you raised!

Your Monsties all have different genes, even if they're the same monster.
By channeling genes to other Monsties, you can awaken new abilities!

Unleash Kinship Skills fueled
by the bonds with your Monsties!

Product Information

Pre-order Bonus

"King" "Queen"

  • - This pre-order bonus may be made available after launch.
  • - Please note that outfits for Navirou only change his appearance.
  • - This pre-order bonus may be made available after launch.
  • - Please note that outfits for Navirou only change his appearance.
Select platform
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PS4
  • Steam
Monster Hunter Stories Collection
Monster Hunter Stories  Deluxe Collection
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin
Deluxe Kit Content
  • - Rider's Layered Armor:
  • Razewing Armor Alpha
  • Razewing Armor Beta
  • - Ena's Outfit:
  • Kuan Coat
  • - Navirou's Outfits:C9
  • Pukei-Pukei Costume
  • Nergigante Costume
  • - Rider's Hairstyle:
  • Spiky Nergal
  • - Sticker Sets:
  • Adventure Buddies 2
  • Adventure Buddies 3
  • - Layered armor, as well as outfits for Ena and Navirou, only changes the characters' appearance.
Monster Hunter Stories Collection
Monster Hunter Stories  Deluxe Collection
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin
Deluxe Kit Content
  • - Rider's Layered Armor:
  • Razewing Armor Alpha
  • Razewing Armor Beta
  • - Ena's Outfit:
  • Kuan Coat
  • - Navirou's Outfits:C9
  • Pukei-Pukei Costume
  • Nergigante Costume
  • - Rider's Hairstyle:
  • Spiky Nergal
  • - Sticker Sets:
  • Adventure Buddies 2
  • Adventure Buddies 3
  • - Layered armor, as well as outfits for Ena and Navirou, only changes the characters' appearance.
Monster Hunter Stories Collection
Monster Hunter Stories  Deluxe Collection
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin
Deluxe Kit Content
  • - Rider's Layered Armor:
  • Razewing Armor Alpha
  • Razewing Armor Beta
  • - Ena's Outfit:
  • Kuan Coat
  • - Navirou's Outfits:C9
  • Pukei-Pukei Costume
  • Nergigante Costume
  • - Rider's Hairstyle:
  • Spiky Nergal
  • - Sticker Sets:
  • Adventure Buddies 2
  • Adventure Buddies 3
  • - Layered armor, as well as outfits for Ena and Navirou, only changes the characters' appearance.

Gain an extra outfit if you have save data for "Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin"!

"Mahana Rider"

  • The "Mahana Rider" outfit is purely cosmetic and only changes Navirou's appearance.