Enemy Type Large Monsters
Elements  None
Ailments Wind Pressure
Weakness mhw-fire-damageFire  ⭐⭐⭐
mhw-thunder-damageThunder  ⭐⭐
Resistances mhw-water-elemental-damageWater
Locations Coral Highlands
Tempered Lv. 1

Paolumu is a Large Monster in Monster Hunter World (MHW). パオウルムー (浮空竜) in Japanese.


Paolumu feast on eggs found in the Coral Highlands. They are able to propel through the air using unique sacs in their bodies, and attack with their extremely hard tails.

Paolumu Details & Locations


Paolumu Combat Info

  • Elemental damages: Wind Pressure
  • Weak to mhw-fire-damageFire and secondarily to mhw-thunder-damageThunder
  • Susceptible to stun Stun and blast Blast attacks.
  • The Head and Mane are the weakest points
  • Resistant to mhw-water-elemental-damageWater
  • Kinsect Extract:
    • Red: Head, Neck, Neck Pouch
    • Orange: Body, Tail
    • White: Left Leg, Right Leg, Left Wing, Right Wing
  • Paolumu can't move around as freely when its air sacs are deflated. Aim for its inflated body parts, or purposefully draw out its attacks that use up stored air, to gain the upper hand.


Paolumu 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)  ⭐⭐  ⭐⭐  ⭐⭐
Mane (Breakable) ⭐⭐⭐ ⭐⭐⭐ ⭐⭐⭐


In-game weakness information




Paolumu Low and High Rank Carves

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

Paolumu Carves

Carves Frequency %
paolumu_scalePaolumu Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_shellPaolumu Shell (Dropped, break tail) ⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_peltPaolumu Pelt (Break back, break neck pouch) ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_webbingPaolumu Webbing (Break wings) ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_pelt_plusPaolumu Pelt + (Break back, break neck pouch) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_scale_plusPaolumu Scale + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_carapace_plusPaolumu Carapace + (Dropped, break tail) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_wingPaolumu Wing (Break wings) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
wyvern_gemWyvern Gem High Rank ⭐ 2% Carve


Paolumu Rewards

Rewards Frequency %
paolumu_scalePaolumu Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_peltPaolumu Pelt ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_shellPaolumu Shell ⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_webbingPaolumu Webbing ⭐⭐  
monster_bone_lMonster Bone L ⭐⭐⭐  
Nourishing Extract ⭐⭐⭐ (High Rank ⭐⭐⭐)  
paolumu_scale_plusPaolumu Scale + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_pelt_plusPaolumu Pelt + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_carapace_plusPaolumu Carapace + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐  
paolumu_wingPaolumu Wing High Rank ⭐⭐  
monster_keenboneMonster Keenbone High Rank ⭐⭐⭐  
wyvern_gemWyvern Gem High Rank ⭐ 2% Capture, 1% Expedition, 1% Quest Reward, 8% Silver Reward and 16% Gold Reward


Paolumu Weapons & Armor

Armor and Weapons related to the Paolumu Monster.




Lumu Armor Set

Set Bonus: None

Lumu Alpha Armor Set (α)

Set Bonus: None

Lumu Beta Armor Set (β)

Set Bonus: None


Notes & Trivia

  • Can be lured with ??
  • Camouflage works until ?? range
  • Paolumu is known as the "Floating Sky Wyvern"



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