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Monster Hunter Rise guide: Sub-camp locations and maps

All sub-camp locations to fast travel on every map

A hunter from Monster Hunter Rise stands silently Image: Capcom via Polygon

In Monster Hunter Rise, you have to run across several different locales to defeat monsters. While most of the maps aren’t very large, it still takes a bit of time to travel across them. Thankfully, you can locate several sub-camps throughout each stage that act as fast travel locations.

In this Monster Hunter Rise guide, we’ll show you how to locate and unlock all sub-camps in Shrine Ruins, Frost Islands, Sandy Plains, Flooded Forest, and Lava Caverns. We’ll use detailed maps to highlight the exact area to look for each fast travel location. Finally, we’ll explain how to unlock each one.


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How to unlock fast travel locations

When you start a hunt in Monster Hunter Rise, you will spawn at the bottom of the map. From there, you must travel by foot or via palamute to your target monster. However, in each map there are either one or two sub-camps to unlock.

Once you locate a sub-camp, you’ll receive a quest for Kagero the Merchant when you return the village. Sub-camps do not instantly unlock after you’ve located them.

After speaking with the shopkeeper, they will give you a different mission to complete depending on which sub-camp you find. You may have to slay several small creatures or deliver a few items to the merchant. Only after you complete the quest can you use the sub-camp location.

To fast travel to a sub-camp location after it’s been unlocked, hold the Minus (-) button down, and then press A to access the fast travel menu. From there you can choose a sub-camp to move to. Once selected, you’ll hop on a wirebug and fly over to the the sub-camp.

Keep in mind that there is no blue item box at sub-camps, so you can’t pick up any free quest items once you’re there. However there will be a tent at your sub-camp after you’ve unlocked it, so you can access items from your larger item box or switch out your equipment.

Lastly, you cannot deliver anything to a sub-camp, like eggs or other large items. If you want to deliver something, you’ll have to take it all the way back to the bottom of the map and use the blue box there.


Shrine Ruins sub camp map and location

There is only one sub-camp in the Shrine Ruins.

You can find the first area’s single sub-camp near the northern end of the map, right above Area 10. To reach this fast travel location, climb up the tall rock pillar until you find the camp carved into the mountainside.

A location of a sub-camp in Monster Hunter Rise Image: Capcom via Polygon

To unlock the sub-camp, complete Kagero’s request, Shrine Ruins Sub-Camp Security, by defeating eight Izuchi on the Shrine Ruins map.


Frost Islands sub-camp maps and locations

There are two sub-camps in the Frost Islands.

You can find the first sub-camp between Areas 6 and 7. You can reach this area by either climbing over a high wall or squeezing through the rocky pillars near the water.

A location of a sub-camp in Monster Hunter Rise Image: Capcom via Polygon

To unlock this sub-camp, complete Kagero’s request, Frost Islands Sub-Camp Security, by defeating eight Zamite on the Frost Islands map.

The second sub-camp can be found between Areas 10 and 8. Once above the water there, you’ll find a camp carved into a rocky formation.

A location of a sub-camp in Monster Hunter Rise Image: Capcom via Polygon

To unlock the second sub-camp, complete Kagero’s request, Frost Islands Sub-Camp Materials, by delivering two Warm Pelt and four Monster Bone S.


Sandy Plains sub-camp maps and locations

There are two sub-camps in the Sandy Plains.

You can find the first sub-camp between Areas 7 and 3. You can reach this area by making your way up to the ruins there.

A location of a sub-camp in Monster Hunter Rise Image: Capcom via Polygon

To unlock this sub-camp, complete Kagero’s request, Sandy Plains Sub-Camp Security, by defeating eight Kestodon on the Sandy Plains map.

The second sub-camp can be found to the right of Area 8. Find the small oasis here surrounded by a circular rock formation. Either climb over it or find the entrance near Area 9.

A location of a sub-camp in Monster Hunter Rise Image: Capcom via Polygon

To unlock the second sub-camp, complete Kagero’s request, Sandy Plains Sub-Camp Materials, by delivering a Lagombi Pelt and two Monster Bone M.


Flooded Forest

There is only one sub-camp in the Flooded Forest.

You can find the single sub-camp between Area 11 and 6. Find the high rock formation in this area and climb the vines until you reach a camp nestled up top.

A location of a sub-camp in Monster Hunter Rise Image: Capcom via Polygon

To unlock the sub-camp, complete Kagero’s request, Flooded Forest Sub-Camp Security, by defeating eight Wroggi on the Flooded Forest map.


Lava Caverns

There are two sub-camps in Lava Caverns.

You can find the first sub-camp in the northern area of the upper half of the map above Area 10. The sub-camp is in a small clearing right behind the Iridescent Ore gathering point.

A location of a sub-camp in Monster Hunter Rise Image: Capcom via Polygon

To unlock this sub-camp, complete Kagero’s request, Lava Caverns Sub-Camp Security, by defeating eight Uroktor on the Lava Caverns map.

The second sub-camp can be found between Areas 6 and 7 in the upper part of the map. To find the camp, look for the circle-shaped ruins in this area.

A location of a sub-camp in Monster Hunter Rise Image: Capcom via Polygon

To unlock the second sub-camp, complete Kagero’s request, Lava Caverns Sub-Camp Materials, by delivering a Tetranadon Hide and two Monster Bone L.