Capcom and Niantic revealed the event line-up of October 2023 for Monster Hunter Now, featuring the first-time appearance of a subspecies, boosting the spawn rate of some monsters, as well as teasing the Halloween celebration.
As announced on the Monster Hunter Now official website, October 2023 will be jam-packed with events until the end of the month.
Starting the month, Monster Hunter Now will be increasing the spawn rate of the Fanged Wyvern Tobi-Kadachi on the following dates and times:
- Friday, 6 October 2023, from 5 PM to 8 PM (local time)
- Saturday, 7 October 2023, from 1 PM to 4 PM (local time)
- Sunday, 8 October 2023, from 1 PM to 4 PM (local time)
During the event period, Tobi-Kadachi will be appearing more frequently in the Swamp and Forest biomes for any hunters who are HR11 or above.
Rathian & Pink Rathian Week
The next event will be themed after Rathian, the Queen of the Land, and the female counterpart to the Rathalos, and it will be the first time the subspecies Pink Rathian be introduced into Monster Hunter Now.
During the week from 9 October 2023, at 12 AM (local time) until 13 October 2023, at 5 PM, both Rathian and Pink Rathian will be appearing more frequently than usual.
Players who have completed Chapter 9 and unlocked Rathian hunts, will be encountering Pink Rathian at a low rate in the Forest biome.
Additionally, during the following times, Rathian and Pink Rathian will have increased spawn rates in Forest habitats for any hunters above HR11.
- Friday, 13 October 2023, from 5 PM to 8 PM (local time)
- Saturday, 14 October 2023, from 1 PM to 4 PM (local time)
- Sunday, 15 October 2023, from 1 PM to 4 PM (local time)
After the event ends on October 15, Pink Rathian will no longer appear for a period of time.
Halloween Pumpkin Hunt
Last but not least, Capcom also teased a Halloween event, featuring decorated field map, as well as special festive-themed equipment and a Kulu-Ya-Ku that looks different than usual.
While they did not unveiled what the Halloween-themed equipment would look like, however, based on past Monster Hunter games, the armor could be the pumpkin-inspired Mosgharl armor set.
The Halloween event is set to start from 25 October 2023 to 31 October 2023, but the detail have yet to be revealed and are subject to change.