Enemy Type Large Monster
Elements N/A
Ailments mhw-poison-status-effectPoison

mhw-thunder-damageThunder ⭐⭐⭐

mhw-fire-damageFire ⭐⭐

mhw-ice-damageIce ⭐⭐

Resistances mhw-water-elemental-damageWater
Locations Ancient Forest
Tempered Lv. 1

Pukei-Pukei is a Large Monster in Monster Hunter World (MHW). プケプケ in Japanese.


A bird wyvern known to possess poisonous toxins in its body. It's been spotted storing scatternuts in its mouth or tail, coating them with poison and spitting them out at threats."

Pukei-Pukei Details & Locations


Pukei-Pukei Combat Info

  • Attacks by spitting mhw-poison-status-effectPoison through its mouth and tail while inflicting non-elemental raw damage from tail swipes and claw attacks.
  • Make sure to bring Antidote and Herbal Medicine with you.
  • Can assimilate recently eaten food into its poison, gaining additional properties.
  • Hunters can wound the Pukei-Pukei on it's tail, head, wings and along its spine.
  • The Tail can also be cut off if enough damage is dealt.
  • Susceptible to sleep-mhw-status-effectSleep and paralysisParalysis
  • Weak to mhw-thunder-damageThunder
  • Resistant to mhw-water-elemental-damageWater
  • Kinsect Extract:
    • Red: Head, Tongue, Neck
    • Orange: Body, Left Leg, Right Leg
    • White: Left Wing, Right Wing
  • Observational reports indicate that Pukei-Pukei will bully weaker monsters but cower before bigger, stronger monsters. It's prone to retreating at the first sign of danger, so use that to your advantage.
  • Rain will wash out the lingering pools of poison quicker than when it is dry.


Pukei-Pukei 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)  ⭐⭐⭐  ⭐⭐⭐  ⭐⭐⭐
Wings (Breakable) ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐
Tail (Severable) ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐ ⭐⭐


In-game weakness information



Pukei-Pukei Low and High Rank Carves

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

Pukei-Pukei Carves

Carves Frequency
Pukei-Pukei Shell (break back) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Quill (dropped, break wings) ⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Tail (break and carve tail) ⭐⭐⭐ (High Rank ⭐⭐⭐)
Pukei-Pukei Sac (break head) ⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Carapace (Break back) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Wing (Break wings) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Scale + (Dropped) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Sac + (Break head) High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
Bird Wyvern Gem High Rank ⭐

Pukei-Pukei Rewards

Rewards Frequency
Pukei-Pukei Shell ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Scale ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Quill ⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Sac ⭐⭐
Monster Bone M ⭐⭐⭐
Poison Sac ⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Carapace High Rank ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Scale + High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Wing High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
Pukei-Pukei Sac + High Rank ⭐⭐
Monster Keenbone High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
Toxin Sac High Rank ⭐⭐⭐
Bird Wyvern Gem High Rank ⭐



Pukei-Pukei Weapons & Armor

Armor and Weapons related to the Pukei-Pukei Monster.




Pukei Armor Set

Set Bonus: None


Notes, Trivia, & Media

  • Can be lured with Scatternuts
  • Has simmilar attacks as the gypceros, and the same element.
  • Pukei-Pukei is known as the "Poison Bewitching Bird"
  • At 20, 30, 40 and 50 successful hunts, you will earn the Guild Card titles "Pukei-Pukei", "Venomous", "Pop" and "Teacher" respectively




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