Paralysis renders the hunter or monster immobilized and susceptible to increased damage for the duration. Hunters can unparalyze if they are hit

Paralysis is a Status Effect in Monster Hunter World (MHW). Paralysis renders the hunter or monster inactive and susceptible to increased damage for the duration of the effect.


Paralysis Effect

  • Inflicts Paralysis Status on the target, immobilizing the target and increasing damage taken
  • The effect can be recognized by this symbol: mhw-paralysis-status-effect
  • Cured by: Getting hit by anything (Hunter only)
  • The hunter and monsters will have yellow shock waves pass through their body when paralyzed.
  • Hunters will fall to the ground, and will be unparalyzed if anything hits them.
  • Monsters will remain standing, but will remain paralyzed even if something hits them.
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Monsters and Paralysis

The following Monsters cause Paralysis Status:

The following Monsters are weak to Paralysis Status:

The following Monsters are immune to Paralysis Status:


Paralysis Skills

The following Skills affect paralysis effect.


Equipment that affects Paralysis

The following Equipment affect paralysis effect.


Status Effects
Abnormal Status Attack Increased  ♦  Affinity Up  ♦  All Ailments Negated  ♦  Attack Up  ♦  Blastblight  ♦  Bleeding  ♦  Blight Negated  ♦  Defense Down  ♦  Defense Up  ♦  Divine Protection  ♦  Dragon Element Resistance Up  ♦  Dragon Res Boost  ♦  Dragonblight  ♦  Effluvial Buildup  ♦  Elemental Attack Boost  ♦  Evasion Enhanced  ♦  Fire Element Resistance Up  ♦  Fire Res Boost  ♦  Fireblight  ♦  Health Increase  ♦  Ice Element Resistance Up  ♦  Ice Res Boost  ♦  Iceblight  ♦  Knockbacks Negated  ♦  Muck Res  ♦  Natural Recovery Up  ♦  Paralysis Negated  ♦  Poison  ♦  Recovery Up  ♦  Resistant to Heat  ♦  Self-Improvement  ♦  Sleep  ♦  Stamina Use Reduced  ♦  Stun  ♦  Stun Negated  ♦  Thunder Element Resistance Up  ♦  Thunder Res Boost  ♦  Thunderblight  ♦  Tremor Negation  ♦  Water Element Resistance Up  ♦  Water Res Boost  ♦  Waterblight  ♦  Wind Pressure Negated  ♦  Wind Pressure Nullified



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