Dragon Pod is Slinger Ammo in Monster Hunter World (MHW).
Dragon Pods can be picked up and used as slinger ammo. They have an average elderseal effect.
In addition to dealing Dragon Damage, Dragon Pods also apply Elderseal to Elder Dragons, causing their Dragon auras to dissipate.
Source: Dropped by Elder Dragons, along with Golden Helmcrabs and Shiny Gold Helmcrabs found in El Dorado
See Slinger for more information about slinger ammo