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Pukei Pukei Guide - Weakness & How To Beat

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Check out this Pukei Pukei guide for Monster Hunter Rise (Switch). Find out how to beat Pukei Pukei, weakness, attack patterns, weak points, & status effects in MH Rise.

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Pukei Pukei Basic Information

First AppearanceMonster Hunter World
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Pukei Pukei's Appearance Confirmed

Pukei Pukei makes its return after its first appearance in Monster Hunter World. You can see Pukei Pukei in action from the official lance trailer above.

Inhabits In The Woods

It seems that Pukei Pukei appears in the Flooded Forest map. It surrounds itself with lot of trees to camouflage its green body.

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Uses Poison & Long Tongue


Pukei Pukei spits out poisonous toxins toward hunters. Prepare Antidote or Herbal Medicine to cure poison. Pukei Pukei will also try to attack your with its long tongue from afar.

Pukei Pukei Flies As Well

Since Pukei Pukei is a Bird Wyvern monster, it can fly using its wings. In MHW, Pukei Pukei hovers midair and eats fruits in high location.

Coral Pukei Pukei


Pukei Pukei has different form called Coral Pukei Pukei. In MHW, it was inhabited in the area called the Coral Highlands. Coral Pukei Pukei does not use poison but it shoots out water from its mouth and tail.

Pukei Pukei Weakness

※ The following information is from past games in the series.

TypeRoarVibrationWind PressureStatus
Bird WyvernNonePoison
Breakable Parts
Head, Wings, Back, Tail

Elemental Affinity


Effective Attack Type Per Weak Spot

Part Sever Blunt Ammo

Weakness: Head & Thunder

Pukei Pukei is weak against lightning attacks and most vulnerable part is its head. However, other parts of its body are soft as well so you can damage it by attacking other parts.

Pukei Pukei Attack Patterns

Poisonous Breath


Spits out poisonous toxins towards the hunter. Try not to stand in front of Pukei Pukei to dodge the poison. Sometimes spits out 3 times in a row.

Stretches Long Tongue


Pukei Pukei sticks out its long tongue forward. Pukei Pukei look down right before peforming this tongue attack so dodge sideways.

Tongue Attack + Charge


Pukei Pukei sometimes charge towards the hunter after performing a tongue attack. You'll get hit if you dodge backward so be sure to dodge the tongue attack sideways.

Tail Attack


Similar to other large monsters, Pukei Pukei also uses spinning tail attack. To dodge this attack, you'd need to keep a distance from it.

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