Enemy Type Large Monsters
Elements n/a
Ailments n/a

Fire (⭐⭐)

mhw-water-elemental-damageWater (⭐⭐⭐) 
mhw-thunder-damageThunder (⭐⭐)

Ice (⭐⭐)

Dragon (⭐⭐)

Resistances n/a
Locations Ancient Forest
Wildspire Waste
Tempered Lv. N/A

Kulu-Ya-Ku is a Large Monster in Monster Hunter World (MHW). クルルヤック (掻鳥) in Japanese.


An odd bird wyvern that has developed limbs capable of carrying weapons.
It's been spotted stealing eggs from nests found in the Ancient Forest and Wildspire Waste.

Kulu-Ya-Ku Details & Locations


Kulu-Ya-Ku Combat Info

  • Uses its hands to pick up boulders and other large items to protect from attacks
  • Throws boulders and other large items towards attackers.
  • Hitting the boulder with a Weapon or using the Slinger can disarm the monster.
  • Switch Axe's sword form can still damage the monster even when it's holding the boulder.
  • Hunters can wound the Kulu-Ya-Ku's head and arms
  • It's weak to mhw-water-elemental-damageWater and relatively weak to all other elements and ailments
  • Kinsect Extract:
    • Red: Head, Forearms, Tail
    • White: Body
    • Orange: Rock


Kulu-Ya-Ku Weaknesses

Each ⭐star shown below represents more weakness to each ailment

Ailment mhw-poison-status-effect sleep-mhw-status-effect paralysis blast stun
Weakness Level  ⭐⭐  ⭐⭐  ⭐⭐  ⭐⭐  ⭐⭐


Each ⭐star shown below represents more weakness to each damage type

Weak Point cut-damage-mhw blunt-damage-mhw ammo-damage-mhw
Head (Breakable)  ⭐⭐⭐  ⭐⭐⭐  ⭐⭐⭐


In-game weakness information



Kulu-Ya-Ku Low and High Rank Carves

Defeating this monster allows the player to carve the following items:

Kulu-Ya-Ku Carves

Carves Frequency
kulu-ya-ku_scaleKulu-Ya-Ku Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_hideKulu-Ya-Ku Hide ⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_plumeKulu-Ya-Ku Plume (dropped, break forelegs) ⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_beakKulu-Ya-Ku Beak (break head) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_scale_plusKulu-Ya-Ku Scale + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_hide_plusKulu-Ya-Ku Hide + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_plume_plusKulu-Ya-Ku Plume + (dropped, break forelegs) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_beak_plusKulu-Ya-Ku Beak + (break head) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
bird_wyvern_gemBird Wyvern Gem High Rank ⭐


Kulu-Ya-Ku Rewards

Rewards Frequency
kulu-ya-ku_hideKulu-Ya-Ku Hide ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_scaleKulu-Ya-Ku Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_plumeKulu-Ya-Ku Plume ⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_beakKulu-Ya-Ku Beak ⭐⭐
monster_bone_mMonster Bone S ⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_hide_plusKulu-Ya-Ku Hide + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_scale_plusKulu-Ya-Ku Scale + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_plume_plusKulu-Ya-Ku Plume + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
kulu-ya-ku_beak_plusKulu-Ya-Ku Beak + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
monster_bone_plusMonster Bone + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
bird_wyvern_gemBird Wyvern Gem High Rank ⭐



Kulu-Ya-Ku Weapons and Armor

These weapons and armor are derived from this monster




Special Event Quest Unique Head Armor: Kulu-Ya-Ku Head Alpha is also available at limited times.

Kulu Armor Set

Set Bonus: None

Kulu Beta Armor Set (β)

Set Bonus: None



Notes & Trivia

  • Easter Event monster 2018 - Egg Lovers United quest.
  • Kulu-Ya-Ku is known as the "Scratching Bird"
  • At 20, 30, 40 and 50 successful hunts, you will earn the Guild Card titles "Kulu-Ya-Ku", "Burglar", "Dextrous" and "Raptor" respectively




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