Similar to Switch Axe, Charged Blade in the game has two different modes: Sword Mode and Axe Mode. Each of these modes has its own strengths, weaknesses, and knowing when to use which one can go a long way. In this Monster Hunter Rise guide, we’ve detailed everything about Charged Blade, its controls, skilbind attacks, and best combos.


Monster Hunter Rise Charged Blade

Sword Mode in the game provides increased defence, mobility, and attack. Axe Mode, on the other hand, provides things like more powerful attack, increased range, and phial’s bonuses. As mentioned earlier, using a Charged Blade requires a bit of practice. First of all, let’s go through the basic controls for using the Charged Blade effectively:


Similar to Switch Axe, the controls for Charged Blade in MHR are also divided into two modes: Sword Mode and Axe Mode. Both of them are provided below:

Sword Mode

  • Sword Weak Slash: X
  • Sword Forward Slash: X + A
  • Sword Fade Flash: LS + A
  • Sword Morph Slash: ZR + X
  • Charge: ZR + A
  • Guard: ZR

Axe Mode

  • Axe Rising Slash: X
  • Axe Elemental Discharge: A
  • Axe Amped Element Discharge: X + A
  • Axe Morph Slash: ZR

Skilbind Attacks

There are a total of three Skilbind Attacks that are found below:

  • Morphing Advance: ZL + X
  • Counter Peak Performance: ZL + A
  • Axe Hopper: ZL + A

When it comes to Skilbind Attacks, first of all, we’ve got the Morphing Advance. It uses a Wirebug to switch to Axe form using the Charged Blade. During the animations, players are completely immune to all knockback and stun effects. Counter Peak Performance readies the shield when completely refills all the phials whenever the shield takes any damage. Lastly, the Counter Peak Performance can be switched out by the Axe Hopper that propels players upward in order to land a devastating Elemental Discharge.

Charged Blade Best Combos

In this section of the guide, we’ve detailed some of the best combos that you can use for Charged Blade in the game:

  • X + A, X, X
  • A, X + A, X + A, ZR
  • Hold A, ZR + A, X
  • LS + X, A, A
  • X, A, X, A

That’s all we’ve got in our Monster Hunter Rise Charged Blade guide. Feel free to check out our detailed Monster Hunter Rise wiki guides for more help on the game.