Inflicts Poison Status on the target, slowly draining their health

Poison is a Status Effect in Monster Hunter World (MHW). Poison will slowly drain the hunters health but can be cured using an antidote. You can tell if a monster has been poisoned by the purple goo drooling from its mouth.


Poison Effect

  • Inflicts Poison Status on the target, slowly draining their health.
  • The effect can be recognized by this symbol: mhw-poison-status-effect
  • Players may see their health bar turn reddish if they are poisoned.
  • Cured by: Antidote
  • Formula details go here


Monsters and Poison

The following Monsters cause Poison Status:

The following Monsters are weak to Poison Status:


Poison Skills

The following Skills affect poison effect.


Equipment that affects Poison

The following Equipment affect poison effect.

  • Armor 1
  • Armor 2
  • Weapon 1
  • Weapon 2


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  ♦  Paralysis Negated  ♦  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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