MHW Iceborne Best Greatsword Builds (2024)

The Greatsword in Monster Hunter World is one of the most popular, most used and most charged weapons in the game. There is just something about wielding an oversized two-handed weapon that just sends most gamers into an overcompensating frenzy. If you’ve decided to use the Greatsword well then you’re going to need to know the best builds so you can dish out top DPS and also look amazing swinging your big glorified stick around. So check out this collection of best Greatsword builds.

7. Flinch-Free and Steady Great Sword Build,293,222,208,250,244,72,aff:1;de...

What’s Awesome About Flinch-Free and Steady Build

  • Ignore Roars and Repeated Stuns
  • Less Eternal Raging Fire Within your Soul Because Flinching is so &!#$*% Annoying
  • Live Longer in Real Life without Game Rage
  • Feels Awesome Breaking Skulls in as Monster Screams
  • Better Mobility
  • Finish Combos More

Build Details:

  • Safi’s Aquasplitter form Safi’jiva Monster; Water is Cool Splash Them
  • Earplugs Level 5 Nullifies Weak and Strong Monster Roars
  • Stun Resist Skill Level 3 Prevents Stun
  • Swap Out Charm for Monsters that Scream Less

Armor Set:

  • Brachydios Helm beta
  • Damascus Mail beta
  • Acidic Glavenus Brace alpha
  • Ruinous Coil Beta
  • Garuga Greaves beta
  • Earplugs Charm IV

6. Earplug Great Sword Build

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Endgame Great Sword Builds - Iceborne Amazing Builds - Season 4

What’s Awesome About Earplug Greatsword Build:

  • Great Utility and Survival
  • Ignores Monster Roars No Flinching
  • Tons of Slottage for Gems
  • Good Sharpness and Health Recovery
  • Strong Physical Defense as Well as Elemental Defense
  • Vampire Heals

Build Details:

  • Wyvern Impact Silver Greatsword from Rathalos and Paolumu Materials
  • Earplugs Skill Ignores Roars/No Flinchlock Giving Better Mobility
  • Health Regen and Affinity and Defense Increase Weapon Augments

Armor Set:

  • Fellshroud Helm beta
  • Damascus Mail beta
  • Fellshroud Braces beta
  • Damascus Coil beta
  • Garuga Greaves beta
  • Earplugs Charm IV

5. Frostcraft Great Sword Build

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Endgame Great Sword Builds - Iceborne Amazing Builds - Season 4

  • What’s Awesome About Frostcraft Greatsword Build:
  • Frostcraft Skill from Velkhana Essence Awakening Ability
  • High Elemental Damage
  • High DPS
  • Makes True Charge Slash Very Powerful
  • Works Well with All Monsters

Build Details:

  • Great Demon Rod Greatsword from Rajang Monster
  • Frostcraft Set Bonus from 4-Piece Velkhana Armor
  • Frostcraft Boosts Attack Using a Unique Charge Meter System
  • Have to Keep Weapon Sheathed to Charge Meter
  • Affinity Increase Augment to Counter Weapon’s Negative Affinity

Armor Set:

  • Rimeguard Helm beta
  • Rimeguard Mail beta
  • Rimeguard Vambraces beta
  • Rimeguard Coil beta
  • Garuga Greaves beta
  • Handicraft Charm IV

4. Immovable Dharma Great Sword Build:

MHW Iceborne PC | Best Endgame GreatSword Build

What’s Awesome About Immovable Dharma Greatsword Build:

  • Immovable Dharma Greatsword from Final Monster Shara Ishvalda LOOKS SO COOL
  • 1600 High Attack and 100% Affinity
  • Great Purple Sharpness without Master’s Touch
  • Very Rare Endgame Gems
  • Attack Boost and Critical Eye both Level 7…Woah
  • Great Enrage Defense
  • Mantle Slottage and Boosts

Build Details:

  • Handicraft Charm IV Enhances Sharpness
  • Use Evasion Mantle when Monster is Enraged
  • Evasion Mantle with Slots Challenger Jewels Increase Agitator Level
  • Evasion Mantle Boosts Defense and Attack; Agitator Boosts Attack When Monster is Enraged
  • Mantle Gem Skills Only Activate When Wearing Mantle

Armor Set:

  • Rathalos Helm beta
  • Damascus Mail beta
  • Drachen Vambraces alpha
  • Damascus Coil beta
  • Garuga Greaves beta
  • Handicraft Charm V

3. Lazy Immortal Great Sword Build

MHW Iceborne - Greatsword Build - Lazy Immortal

What’s Awesome About Immortal Greatsword Build:

  • Big Damage
  • Great Heals and Never Have to Sheathe Weapon for Heals
  • Great Raw Attack
  • More Than Plenty Sharpness
  • Lots of Slottage for Gems

Build Details:

  • Great Demon Rod Greatsword from Rajang Monster
  • Low Affinity but can Increase with Build Compensations
  • 2-Piece Nergigante Armor Set Unlocks
  • Massive Healing from Vampire Attacks; Double Health Regen Weapon Augments
  • 2-Piece Nergigante Set Unlocks Nergigante Ambition Awakening Hasten Recovery Skill
  • Hasten Recovery (Vampire Health) and Recovery Speed Keeps Full Health

Armor Set:

  • Golden Headdress beta
  • Damascus Mail beta
  • Ruinous Vambraces beta
  • Ruinous Coil alpha
  • Garuga Greaves beta

2. The Raging Critical Draw Great Sword Build

MHW: Iceborne - The Raging Critical Draw Greatsword Build! (Lightbreak Blade)

What's Awesome About the Raging Critical Draw Greatsword Build:

  • High DPS in Critical Draw Playstyle
  • 1661 Attack
  • DPS in Critical Draw Playstyle
  • Lightbreak Blade Greatsword from Raging Brachydios Monster
  • Dude’s Accent in the Video is Hilarious, Thank You Thales Moustache

Build Details:

  • Critical Draw Skill Increases Affinity for Draw Attacks
  • Level 5 Agitator Give 100% Affinity when Monsters are Enraged
  • Attack Increase and Health Regen Augments
  • 4-Piece Velkhana Set Unlocks Velkhana Divinity Awakening
  • Velkhana Awakening Grants Frostcraft and Critical Element Skill
  • Velkhana Divinity Grants Both Critical Element and Frostcraft

Armor Set:

  • Rimeguard Helm beta
  • Rimeguard Mail beta
  • Shara Ishvalda Braces beta
  • Rimeguard Coil beta
  • Rimeguard Greaves beta
  • Challenger Charm V

1. Raging Brachydios Great Sword Build:

The Best Greatsword Build Ever | Raging Brachydios GS | MHW Iceborne

What’s Awesome About Raging Brachydios Greatsword Build:

  • Highest Damage Greatsword Build in Game
  • Higher/Faster Number of Attacks
  • 100% Affinity when Hitting Weak Spots
  • Great Sharpness

Build Details:

  • Raging Brachydios Lightbreak Blade Greatsword
  • Focus Increases the Fill/Charge Rate for Weapons with Gauges/Charge Attacks
  • Attack Increase and Health Regen Augments
  • Coalescence Boosts Attack After Recovering from Status/Blight
  • Mixed Armor Sets Unlocks Two Awakening Abilities; Teostra’s Technique and Brachydios Essence
  • Brachydios Essence Grants Agitator Secret Which Maxes Agitator Level; More Damage to Enraged Monsters

Armor Set:

  • Kaiser Crown alpha
  • Brachydios Mail beta
  • Kaiser Vambraces beta
  • Kaiser Coil beta
  • Brachydium Greaves beta
  • Challenger Charm V

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