Thunderbug is a Material and a Pouch Item in Monster Hunter World (MHW). These useful parts are collected by Hunters to craft new Items, and can be brought along on hunts in the Item Pouch.
An insect that emits electricity when struck. Has many applications.
Thunderbugs serve only as crafting ingredients in making Traps and Elemental Bowgun Ammo. Unlike regular Material Items, Thunderbugs can be brought to the field in the Item Pouch to enable crafting on the fly.
See Botanical Research for information on cultivating large amounts of crafting materials.
See Loadouts for information on configuring Item storage and use.
How to Acquire Thunderbug
This Item can be obtained by completing Quests or gathering out in the field. Additionally, it can be cultivated at the Botanical Research Center in Astera.
Thunderbugs can be used to create Traps and Elemental Bowgun Ammo through Crafting.