Monster Hunter Now common issues and how to fix them

Fix your issues in simple steps!

Niantic and Capcom‘s AR title Monster Hunter Now is now globally available, and as you expect from a brand new game, there have been some bugs that are surfacing in the game. Players have been in a state of confusion regarding the same, and this guide will aim to fix the common issues in Monster Hunter Now to assist the players.

Monster Hunter Now common issues fix

No Map Display


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The No Map Display issue typically arises when attempting to launch the app outside of Monster Hunter Now’s supported countries. In this case, the Map displays empty or does not load, and the players cannot see the world on their game screens.

How to Fix

This issue can be fixed by some workaround on your location settings. For iOS devices, the first step is to follow up on the GPS Settings and then check out for Location Sharing access. The detailed steps are given below.

  • Open your iPhone’s Settings.
  • Scroll down a bit and look for Privacy & Security.
  • Tap on Location Services.
  • Find Monster Hunter Now in the list of apps and tap on it.
  • Now, make sure that you’ve selected either Always or While Using the App for Monster Hunter Now’s location access. These settings are essential for playing the game properly, so be sure not to choose any other option.
  • Also, check that Precise Location is turned on. If these are followed, you are good to go.

On Android, the idea is the same, but a change in steps is present due to OS, which is given below.

  • Open the Settings app on your Android device.
  • Scroll down and look for Location or Location and Security, which may vary depending on your Android version.
  • Within the location settings, find Monster Hunter Now in the list of apps.
  • Make sure that the location access for Monster Hunter Now is enabled. It should be set to Always or Allow all the time to ensure the app functions correctly.

Upgrade Weapons issue


An issue where players are unable to upgrade their weapons due to Gathering Points being hidden/not visible.

How to Fix

To upgrade your weapons, you’ll need to gather materials from Gathering points. If you can’t see any Gathering points, please try restarting the app and then wait on the Main Menu for a little while. This should help refresh and make Gathering points visible again.

Great Jagras tutorial issues


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The Great Jagras monster does not appear at the “Go on, Hunter, tap that monster!” tutorial part as well as the “Take care of the rest of ’em!”. Due to this, players are unable to progress further in the tutorial.

How to Fix

To fix these issues, players need to restart the game and wait for Great Jagras to reappear. If the case lies in other tutorial points as well, restarting the game is the wise option.

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