The Gunlance weapon has a large lance attached to a cannon that allows you to slash attack with a lance and fire a cannon as well on the monsters. The cannon allows players to fire an exploding stake onto the monster and after the fire, the slashing attacks are enhanced for a certain period of time.
In this guide, we have created the best early build of Gunlance to take out the monsters.
Best Early Gunlance Build
In the build we’ll be going through the Gunlance you want to use for this build, Gear that you want to wear, Decorations, and Skills.
The Gunlance that you want to use is Kamura Warrior Gunlance. It has a sharpness of Level Blue. This weapon has a decoration of Jumping Jewel Level 2 and Steadfast Jewel Level 1. It has an attack power of 250 on each hit. The attacks of this weapon will get you through Master Rank 1 & 2.
The Armor pieces that you want to wear are the following.
For the Head, wear the Hunter’s Helm X armor. You can create this armor with Prized Pelt x1 and Eltalite Ore x2.
For the Torso, wear the Rhenoplos Mail X armor. You can create this armor with Large Herbivore Bone x 1, Monster Toughbone x 2, and Large Herbivore Bone x1.
For the Arm, wear the Rhenoplos Braces X armor. You can create this armor with Large Herbivore Bone x 1, Rhenoplos Scalp x 1, and Crushing Fang x 2.
For the Waist, wear the Rhenoplos Coil X armor. You can create this armor with Large Herbivore Bone x 2, Rhenoplos Scalp x 1, and Eltalite Ore x 3.
For the Leg, wear the Chainmail Pants X armor. You can create this armor with Eltalite Ore x 2 and Sapphiron Ore x 1.
You need to put the following jewels on the armor pieces.
- Ironwall Jewel Level 2 on Hunter’s Helm X.
- Wirebug Jewel Level 2 on Rhenoplos Mail X.
- Wirebug Jewel x2 Level 2 on Rhenoplos Braces X.
- Grinder Jewel x2 Level 1 on Chainmail Pants X.
You need to equip the following skills for this build.
- Artillery Level 3
- Guarding Level 3
- Wirebug Whisperer Level 3
- Stun Resistance Level 3
- Speed Sharpening Level 3
- Load Level 2
- Attack Level 2
- Resistance Level 2
- Item Use Level 1
- Stamina Recovery Level 1
- Dodge Distance Upgrade Level 1
After equipping the skills and putting jewels on the armor, Gunlance’s defense will go up to 434 and you can easily tank some of the hits.