How to get Icium in MHR Sunbreak

Icium MHR Sunbreak – The new Sunbreak Expansion in Monster Hunter Rise features a new hub area called the Elgado Outpost. The expansion brings new enemies, monsters, and a better set of missions and quests. The game also updated its camera features and introduced the all-new Switch skill swap techniques. We all know that Monster Hunter Rise has different types of materials. Some are easy to get while getting some could be a nightmare.

Since crafting is the main element in Monster Hunter Rise, gathering resources is the key to making new gear that will help you battle against those mighty monsters. The new Sunbreak DLC features many resources and materials to help you craft the best armour and weapons and upgrade them. And one of those essential materials in the game is the Icium.

The Icium is a precious metal ore found in the Frost Islands, and when the light catches, it shines very brightly. Here is a brief description of the Icium Metal.

  • Type – Ore
  • Rarity – 4
  • Hold Limit – 99 
  • Sell Price – 130

This material can be used to craft different armor sets and upgrade weapons in MHR. So this article will guide you on how to get and use Icium in MHR Sunbreak.

How to get Icium in MHR Sunbreak

You can get Icium by mining outcrops in the Frost Islands. Remember, the Icium is available on both low-rank and high-ranked frost Islands. You will have to specifically mine the white and the blue outcrops in the whole area to get the Icium. You can also get Icium by mining the Ore Nodes in the lower rank Meowcenaries. The mining locations are marked on the map.

Icium Location 1 in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak

Icium Location 2 in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak

If you want to farm Icium while doing quests, then you can do these High Rank 1 Hub Quests like the Hot Topic Hooligans, No Cure for the Common Baggi, and Jumped in the Forest Islands. On completing these missions, you will have a 50% chance of getting the Icium. Try attempting the High Rank 2 Village Quests like “Hmm, Not so Tasty…, Out Cold”, “A Frosty Paradise” and “Plump & Juicy”. Once you complete these quests, you will have 50% chance of getting the Icium.

Uses of Icium in MHR Sunbreak

The Icium Metal is primarily used as a forging Material in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak. The ore is used mainly to craft early Master Rank weapons and armour.

Here are the Weapons that you can craft with Icium.

Weapons Icium Required
Catspaw 1
Chillblade I 5
Crystalline Flower 5
Gelid Mind I 4
Lagombaglaive 2
Sworn Rapiers I 2
Tetranadon Edge I 2
Vaik Veil I 4

Here are the Weapons that you can upgrade with Icium.

Weapons Icium Required
Arko Nulo White I 3
Guardian Sword I 2
Icicle Spike I 2
Amber Slash I 2
Baggi Gunlance I 1
Chillblade 3
Crystalline Flower I 4
Dual Hatchets I 3
Frost Edge I 2
Frost Edge II 2
Frozen Core I 2
Frozen Core II 1
Hunter’s Knife II 2
Hunter’s Rifle II 2
Hyperguard II 2
Hypnos Knife I 2
Iron Assault II 2
Iron Blade II 2
Iron Bow II 2
Iron Devil 2
Iron Gunlance 3
Iron Katana II 2
Iron Lance II 2
Lagomberator I 1
Proto Iron Axe II 2
Secta Nulo White I 3
Sharktooth Spear I 2
Shotgun Viper I 2
Steel Sword 2
Vicello Nulo II 2
Wind Horn 2
Surprise Axe I 2

Here are the Armor and Buddy Equipment you can craft with the Icium Metal.

Armor and Buddy Equipment Icium Required
Alloy Greaves 1
Alloy Helm 1
Alloy Mail 1
Baggi Mail 1
Barioth Helm 2
Goss Harag Greaves 2
Hunter’s Helm 1
Jelly Coil 1
Jelly Vest 3
Lagombi Vambraces 1
Moshgharl Ribplate 1
Mosghari Roots 2
Mosgharl Vizor 2
S.Studded Sash 2
Shell-Studded Vests 1
Tetranandon Mail 2
Utsushi Mask H or Channeler Hair-Tie 2
Utsushi Mask V or Channeler’s Hair Tie 2
Vaik Greaves 2
Vaik Helm 2

So this was all about how to get and use Icium in Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak.


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Last Updated on July 17, 2022

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