Welcome to the latest instalment in our Monster Hunter: World weapons crafting guide. This one focuses on the Charge Blade, an intriguing blend of the Sword & Shield and Switch Axe.

If you like playing it safe while you wait for an opportunity to stun the monster, then unleash a multitude of deadly attacks when it goes down, this is the weapon for you.

If that sounds like you, read on for our complete list of Charge Blades in the game, including all upgrade trees, and how to craft each one of them.

Charge Blades

Ore Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Proto Commission Axe I Iron Ore 288 0
Proto Commission Axe II Iron Ore x 2 324 0
Proto Commission Axe III Earth Crystal x 2 / Machalite Ore x 2 / Iron Ore x 5 360 0
Elite Commission Axe I Dragonite Ore x 2 / Machalite Ore x 5 / Monster Bone M x 2 396 0
Elite Commission Axe II Monster Bone+ x 2 / Dragonite Ore x 5 / Coral Crystal x 2 / Machalite Ore x 10 468 0
Elite Commission Axe III Carbalite Ore x 8 / Dragonite Ore x 5 / Dragonvein Crystal x 2 504 3
Chrome Guardian I Fucium Ore x 8 / Carbalite Ore x 5 / Dragonite Ore x 10 / Dragonvein Crystal x 3 576 1
Chrome Guardian II Elder Dragon Blood x 2 / Firecell Stone / Carbalite Ore x 20 / Fucium Ore x 13 648 2

Nergigante Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Nergal Lacerator Nergigante Carapace x 2 / Nergigante Regrowth Plate x 4 / Nergigante Tail x 2 / Nergigante Talon x 3 720 1
Devastation's Thorns Nergigante Gem / Nergigante Horn+ x 5 / Nergigante Talon x 5 / Xeno'jiiva Horn x 2 756 1

Rathalos Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Rathsblade I Rathalos Scale / Rathalos Webbing x 2 / Flame Sac x 2 / Rathalos Marrow 432 0
Rathsblade II Rathalos Scale x 6 / Rathalos Tail x 2 / Rathalos Plate / Inferno Sac x 3 576 3
Axelion Blade Rathalos Carapace x 4 / Rathalos Medulla / Rathalos Scale+ x 6 / Rathalos Wing x 2 612 1
Halberion Blade Azure Rathalos Carapace x 4 / Azure Rathalos Scale+ x 6 / Azure Rathalos Wing x 3 / Rathalos Ruby 684 1

Jyuratodus Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Mudslide Blade I Jyuratodus Fin / Jyuratodus Shell / Jyuratodus Scale x 3 / Aqua Sac 396 0
Mudslide Blade II Great Girros Hide x 2 / Jyuratodus Fin x 3 / Jyuratodus Shell x 3 / Gajau Skin x 3 432 0
Mudslide Blade III Monster Bone+ x 2 / Jyuratodus Fang x 4 / Jyuratodus Shell x 3 / Gajau Whisker x 3 504 0
Jyura Depth I Gajau Scale x 5 / Jyuratodus Carapace x 2 / Jyuratodus Fin+ x 2 / Jyuratodus Scale+ x 3 576 1
Jyura Depth II Grand Gajau Whisker x 3 / Jyuratodus Fin+ x 4 / Monster Hardbone x 3 / Torrent Sac x 3 648 1
Jyura Depth III Elder Dragon Bone x 2 / Jyuratodus Fang+ x 5 / Jyuratodus Fin+ x 6 / Wyvern Gem 684 1

Ice Element Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Everfrost Blade I Legiana Claw x 3 / Legiana Scale x 4 / Frost Sac x 2 / Coral Crystal x 3 504 0
Everfrost Blade II Carbalite Ore x 5 / Legiana Tail Webbing x 2 / Legiana Webbing x 3 / Shamos Scale+ x 5 540 3
Gigafrost I Freezer Sac x 3 / Fucium Ore x 5 / Legiana Scale+ x 5 / Legiana Wing x 3 576 2
Gigafrost II Elder Dragon Blood x 3 / Legiana Claw+ x 5 / Legiana Hide+ x 3 / Wyvern Gem 612 2

Rathian Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Dear Lutemis Rathian Spike x 3 / Rathian Scale x 5 / Rathian Shell x 4 468 0
Dear Lutemia Rathian Plate / Rathian Scale+ x 5 / Rathian Carapace x 4 / Rathian Spike+ x 3 540 2
Dear Hecatel Pink Rathian Carapace x 4 / Pink Rathian Scale+ x 5 / Rathian Spike+ x 4 / Wyvern Gem 612 2
Dear Hecatelia Elder Dragon Blood x 3 / Pink Rathian Scale+ x 6 / Rathian Ruby / Rathian Spike+ x 5 684 2

Bone Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Bone Strongarm I Monster Bone S 324 0
Bone Strongarm II Monster Bone S x 2 360 0
Bone Strongarm III Monster Bone M x 2 / Ancient Bone 396 0
Hard Bone Strongarm I Monster Bone L / Monster Bone M x 5 / Boulder Bone x 2 432 0
Hard Bone Strongarm II Monster Bone+ x 2 / Monster Bone L / Sturdy Bone x 4 504 0
Hard Bone Strongarm III Monster Keenbone x 2 / Monster Bone+ x 2 / Quality Bone x 2 576 3
Mighty Strongarm I Monster Hardbone x 4 / Monster Keenbone x 6 / Quality Bone x 10 612 1
Mighty Strongarm II Elder Dragon Bone x 4 / Monster Hardbone x 6 / Quality Bone x 20 / Dragonbone Relic 684 1

Diablos Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Diablos Wall I Twisted Horn / Diablos Fang x 2 / Diablos Shell x 4 / Monster Bone+ x 3 612 0
Diablos Wall II Monster Keenbone x 4 / Diablos Ridge x 4 / Diablos Tailcase x 2 / Diablos Marrow 684 3
Diablos Tyrannis I Blos Medulla / Diablos Carapace x 6 / Diablos Ridge+ x 5 / Majestic Horn x 3 756 0
Diablos Tyrannis II Black Diablos Carapace x 4 / Black Spiral Horn+ x 3 / Nergigante Horn+ x 2 / Wyvern Gem 828 0

Great Jagras Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Jagras Strongarm I Great Jagras Claw / Great Jagras Hide / Great Jagras Scale x 3 / Sharp Claw 396 0
Jagras Strongarm II Great Jagras Claw x 2 / Great Jagras Mane x 2 / Coral Bone x 2 / Tzitzi-Ya-Ku Claw x 3 432 0
Jagras Strongarm III Monster Bone+ x 3 / Great Jagras Scale x 5 / Great Jagras Claw x 3 / Great Jagras Mane x 3 468 0
Jagras Escudo I Great Jagras Scale+ x 6 / Great Jagras Claw+ x 4 / Great Jagras Mane x 6 / Piercing Claw x 5 540 3
Jagras Escudo II Monster Hardbone x 4 / Great Jagras Claw+ x 6 / Jagras Hide+ x 6 / Tzitzi-Ya-Ku Claw+ x 5 648 2
Jagras Escudo III Vaal Hazak Talon x 2 / Great Jagras Claw+ x 8 / Great Jagras Hide+ x 6 / Novacrystal 684 2

Dodogama Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Gama Silt I Dodogama Hide+ x 4 / Dodogama Scale+ x 6 / Dodogama Talon x 4 576 2
Gama Silt II Dodogama Jaw x 4 / Dodogama Tail x 3 / Fire Dragon Scale+ x 4 / Wyvern Gem 612 2

Great Girros Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Girros Strongarm I Great Girros Fang / Great Girros Scale x 3 / Girros Fang x 3 432 0
Girros Strongarm II Diablos Fang x 2 / Great Girros Fang x 3 / Great Girros Hood x 2 / Paralysis Sac x 2 468 0
Girros Nadja I Great Girros Fang+ x 3 / Great Girros Scale+ x 5 / Great Girros Tail x 2 / Girros Scale+ x 6 504 0
Girros Nadja II Blos Medulla / Great Girros Fang+ x 4 / Great Girros Hood+ x 2 / Omniplegia Sac x 4 540 0
Girros Nadja III Bird Wyvern Gem / Great Girros Fang+ x 5 / Great Girros Hood+ x 3 / Vaal Hazak Fang+ x 2 576 0

Hazak Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Hazak Aspida I Deceased Scale x 6 / Vaal Hazak Fang+ x 5 / Vaal Hazak Membrane x 4 / Vaal Hazak Talon x 4 648 1
Hazak Aspida II Vaal Hazak Gem / Vaal Hazak Tail x 2 / Vaal Hazak Talon x 6 / Xeno'jiiva Veil x 3 684 1

Tobi-Kadachi Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Pulsar Strongarm I Tobi-Kadachi Claw / Tobi-Kadachi Scale x 3 / Tobi-Kadachi Pelt x 2 396 0
Pulsar Strongarm II Tobi-Kadachi Electrode x 2 / Tobi-Kadachi Claw x 3 432 0
Pulsar Strongarm III Monster Bone+ x 2 / Tobi-Kadachi Electrode x 2 / Tobi-Kadachi Membrane x 2 / Warped Bone x 2 468 0
Kadachi Kaina I Tobi-Kadachi Claw+ / Tobi-Kadachi Pelt+ x 3 / Tobi-Kadachi Scale+ x 4 / Dragonvein Crystal x 3 504 1
Kadachi Kaina II Majestic Horn x 2 / Thunder Sac x 3 / Tobi-Kadachi Claw+ x 4 / Tobi-Kadachi Electrode+ x 2 576 1
Kadachi Kaina III Nergigante Talon x 2 / Tobi-Kadachi Claw+ x 6 / Tobi-Kadachi Electrode x 4 / Wyvern Gem 648 1

Odogaron Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Garon Strongarm I Odogaron Claw x 2 / Odogaron Scale x 4 / Odogaron Fang x 2 468 0
Garon Strongarm II Quality Bone x 5 / Odogaron Claw x 2 / Odogaron Tail x 2 / Odogaron Plate 504 0
Hate's Undying Flame Odogaron Claw+ x 4 / Odogaron Fang+ x 3 / Odogaron Scale+ x 8 / Dragonbone Relic 540 0
Odium Odogaron Claw+ x 6 / Odogaron Fang+ x 5 / Odogaron Gem / Teostra Claw+ x 2 576 0

Dragonbone Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Dragonbone Cutter I Ancient Bone x 5 / Boulder Bone x 5 / Coral Bone x 5 / Warped Bone x 5 360 0
Dragonbone Cutter II Monster Bone+ x 6 / Monster Bone L x 8 / Sturdy Bone x 8 396 0
Dragonbone Cutter III Brutal Bone x 4 / Elder Dragon Bone x 10 / Dragonbone Relic x 2 / Wyvern Gem 576 2

Zorah Magdaros Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Magda Manus Zorah Magdaros Heat Scale x 4 / Zorah Magdaros Carapace x 8 / Zorah Magdaros Magma x 4 / Zorah Magdaros Gem 576 0
Avenging Magda Manus Xeno'jiiva Shell x 4 / Zorah Magdaros Ridge x 2 / Zorah Magdaros Pleura x 2 / Firecell Stone x 3 756 0

Blacksteel Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Blacksteel Charger I Coral Crystal x 10 / Dragonvein Crystal x 10 / Earth Crystal x 10 / Lightcrystal 360 0
Blacksteel Charger II Firecell Stone / Fucium Ore x 5 / Carbalite Ore x 10 / Wyvern Gem 396 0
Daora's Casca Daora Claw+ x 3 / Doara Tail x 2 / Daora Webbing x 4 / Nergigante Carapace x 5 612 1
Daora's Thwartoise Daora Claw+ x 4 / Daora Gem / Daora Horn+ x 5 / Xeno'jiiva Wing x 2 648 2

Xeno'jiiva Tree

Weapons Materials Required Base Attack Jewel Slots
Xeno Ra'atz Xeno'jiiva Claw x 4 / Xeno'jiiva Gem / Xeno'jiiva Shell x 6 / Xeno'jiiva Tail x 2 648 2