Monster Hunter (universe)
The Monster Hunter universe (モンスターハンター, Monster Hunter) is a series of fantasy-themed action role-playing video games developed and published by Capcom that started with the game Monster Hunter for PlayStation 2, released in 2004.
Two Monster Hunter armor sets are the basis for paid downloadable content costumes for Mii Swordfighters. The armor sets used are the Hunter's Blademaster Armor while wielding the Hunter's Knife sword and shield set, and the Rathalos Blademaster Armor while wielding the Blazing Falchion sword and shield set.
Rathalos appears as an Assist Trophy, and also as a boss in the World of Light mode on a Monster Hunter-inspired stage that resembles the Ancestral Steppe. Two music tracks also appear; "Roar / Rathalos," taken directly from the original Monster Hunter, and "Proof of a Hero" from Monster Hunter 4. Rathalos also appears in the Classic Mode for Bowser, Hero, Duck Hunt, Marth, Yoshi, and Piranha Plant, being the final boss for the latter four.
The following characters from the series are spirits.