Whether you're a veteran Hunter about to jump back into Monster Hunter World: Iceborne or a relative novice trying to work out what exactly it is you're in for, the Assigned Quests in the game are going to be unavoidable. Think of them as main story quests, essentially. Clearing each one pushes you along in the game's narrative, and to get to the end-game and enjoy some of the wildest action imaginable, you're going to have to complete them all. Check out our handy Monster Hunter World Iceborne Assigned Quests list so you can keep up with what you need to know and do.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Assigned Quests List

We've organized the quests for you in chronological order, and listed off the Master Rank level requirement as well as what each Assigned Quest actually unlocks for you so you can track any content milestones that your mates may have been raving about.

  • Baptism by Ice - MR 1 - Unlocks MR1 Level Quests
  • Banbaro Blockade - MR 2
  • Ready to Strike - MR 3 - Unlocks MR 2 Level Quests, unlocks the Coral Highlands
  • No Time for Naps - MR 4 - Unlocks Blizzard Blitz once the player completes Play Both Ends
  • Play Both Ends - MR 4 - Unlocks Blizzard Blitz once the player completes No Time for Naps
  • Blizzard Blitz - MR 6 - Unlocks MR 3 Level Quests
  • Ever-Present Shadow - MR 7 - Unlocks quests for killing the Tigrex and Brachydios once the player completes The Scorching Blade
  • The Scorching Blade - MR 7 - Unlocks quests for killing the Tigrex and Brachydios once the player completes Ever-Present Shadow
  • Absolute Power - MR 9 - Unlocks the quest to repel Valkhana once the player completes A Smashing Cross Counter
  • A Smashing Cross Counter - MR 9 - Unlocks the quest to repel Valkhana once the player completes Absolute Power
  • A Tale of Ice and Fire - MR 11
  • When the Mist Taketh You - MR 12
  • The Thunderous Troublemaker - MR 13
  • The Disintegrating Blade - MR 14 - Unlocks The Defense of Seliana when the player completes Bad Friends, Great Enemies
  • Bad Friends, Great Enemies - MR 14 - Unlocks The Defense of Seliana when the player completes The Disintegrating Blade
  • The Defense of Seliana - MR 16 
  • The Iceborne Wyvern - MR 17
  • The Second Coming - MR 18
  • Under The Veil of Death - MR 19
  • A Light From the Abyss - MR 20
  • To The Guided, A Paean - MR 21
  • Paean of Guidance - MR 22

Now that you have our full Monster Hunter World Iceborne Assigned Quests list easily accessible, figuring out what you need to do and when you can be eligible to do should be a walk in the park. Need a hand taking down some of the more challenging monsters? Our guide on defeating Ruiner Nergigante should be good.