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Pukei-Pukei - Spawn / Hunt Location & Weakness Guide

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Read this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on the monster - Pukei-Pukei. Learn its hunt location, element weaknesses, material drops, craftable sets, & quest rewards!

Pukei-Pukei - Monster Hunt Location & Weakness Guide
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Table of Contents

Pukei-Pukei - Basic Monster Information

Pukei-Pukei - Basic Monster Information
Locale Ancient Forest, Wildspire Waste
Type Bird Wyvern
Quest/s ★3 Urgent: Pukei-Pukei Hunt
★3 Scatternut Shortage
★6 Invader in the Waste
★6 Pukei-Pukei Ambush
★6 Googly-Eyed Green Monster

Pukei-Pukei - Location & Spawn Areas

Ancient Forest

Lowest Level

Ancient Forest Pukei-Pukei Spawn Location
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Mid Level

Ancient Forest Pukei-Pukei Spawn Location
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AreaDescription
5-8, 11, 12Moves around network of pathways when roaming
14, 15Uses flight to get to the mid level of the Ancient Forest

You will be able to find the Pukei-Pukei in the Ancient Forest. It can usually be found roaming around the northern half of the map. However, it can also fly up to the second level of the map where it also roams.

Wildspire Waste

Wildspire Waste Pukei-Pukei Spawn Location
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AreaDescription
1-4, 6-9Moves around the area using connecting passageways

The Pukei-Pukei can also be found in the Wildspire Waste. It covers a lot of ground, moving through several areas, but only stays on the middle level of the map.

Pukei-Pukei - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type

Pukei-Pukei - Weak Spots & Effective Damage Type
AreaDescription
Head
(Breakable)
The Pukei-Pukei will get rocked and its head will go limp for awhile before getting back on its feet
Wings
(Breakable)
The webbing on its wings will start to look tattered and have holes when it is broken
Tail
(Severable)
The tail will fall off of the Pukei-Pukei when it is severed

The Pukei-Pukei is weak in 3 areas of its body - its head, wings, and tail. When you break these parts, you will hear a cracking sound, and the part will start to look worn out. The tail will fall off if it is severed.

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

PartSeverBluntAmmo
Head★★★★★★★★★
Wings★★・★★・★★・
Tail★★・★★・★★・

Pukei-Pukei - Element & Item Weaknesses

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart

FireWaterIce
★★・×★★・
ThunderDragon-
★★★★・・-

Status Effect Resistance Chart

PoisonSleepParalysisStun
★・・★★★★★★★★・
ExhaustMountBlast-
★・・★★・★★・-

Item Weakness & Resistance Chart

Effective: ✓, Not Effective: ✕

Item Effectiveness
Flash Pod
Shock Trap
Pitfall Trap
Vine Trap
Dung Pod
Screamer Pod
Tinged Meat

Pukei-Pukei - Breakable Parts & Drops List

Low Rank Material Drops & Rewards

Breakable Parts & Body Carves

Break Head- Pukei-Pukei Sac
- Pukei-Pukei Scale x 2
Break Back- Pukei-Pukei Shell
- Pukei-Pukei Scale
Break Wings- Pukei-Pukei Quill
- Pukei-Pukei Scale
Sever Tail- Pukei-Pukei Tail
Body Carve- Pukei-Pukei Scale
- Pukei-Pukei Shell
- Pukei-Pukei Quill
- Pukei-Pukei Sac
- Pukei-Pukei Tail

Quest & Investigation Rewards

Complete Quest- Pukei-Pukei Shell
- Pukei-Pukei-Scale
- Pukei-Pukei Quill
- Pukei-Pukei Sac
- Monster Bone M
- Poison Sac
Investigation
(Gold)
- Pukei-Pukei Quill
- Pukei-Pukei Sac
- Pukei-Pukei Shell × 3
- Pukei-Pukei Scale × 3
- Poison Sac
Investigation
(Silver)
- Pukei-Pukei Quill
- Pukei-Pukei Sac
- Pukei-Pukei Shell × 2
- Pukei-Pukei Scale × 2
- Poison Sac × 2
Capture- Pukei-Pukei Scale
- Pukei-Pukei Shell
- Pukei-Pukei Quill
- Pukei-Pukei Tail
- Pukei-Pukei Sac

High Rank Material Drops & Rewards

Breakable Parts & Body Carves

Break Head- Pukei-Pukei Sac+
- Pukei-Pukei Scale+ × 2
Break Back- Pukei-Pukei Carapace
- Pukei-Pukei Scale+
Break Wings- Pukei-Pukei Wing
- Pukei-Pukei Scale+
Sever Tail-
Investigation
(Gold)
- Pukei-Pukei Wing
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+
- Pukei-Pukei Carapace × 3
- Pukei-Pukei Scale+ × 3
- Toxin Sac
- Bird Wyvern Gem
Investigation
(Silver)
- Pukei-Pukei Wing
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+
- Pukei-Pukei Carapace × 2
- Pukei-Pukei Scale+ × 2
- Toxin Sac × 2
- Bird Wyvern Gem
Capture- Pukei-Pukei Scale+
- Pukei-Pukei Carapace
- Pukei-Pukei Wing
- Pukei-Pukei Tail
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+
- Bird Wyvern Gem

Craftable Weapons & Armor

Pukei-Pukei Craftable Weapons List

Weapon Materials Needed
Blooming Blade III
(Great Sword)
- Monster Bone+ x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Quill x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 2
- Poison Sac x 2
Datura Blaze III
(Great Sword)
- Vaal Hazak Wing x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 6
- Bird Wyvern Gem x 1
Blooming Knife III
(Sword & Shield)
- Monster Bone+ x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Quill x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 2
- Poison Sac x 2
Datura Blossom III
(Sword & Shield)
- Vaal Hazak Wing x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 6
- Bird Wyvern Gem x 1
Blooming Hammer III
(Hammer)
- Monster Bone+ x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Quill x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 2
- Poison Sac x 2
Buona Flora
(Hammer)
- Vaal Hazak Wing x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 6
- Bird Wyvern Gem x 1
Blooming Horn III
(Hunting Horn)
- Monster Bone+ x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Quill x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 2
- Poison Sac x 2
Datura Horn III
(Hunting Horn)
- Vaal Hazak Wing x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 6
- Bird Wyvern Gem x 1
Blooming Lance III
(Lance)
- Monster Bone+ x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Quill x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 2
- Poison Sac x 2
Datura Pike III
(Lance)
- Vaal Hazak Wing x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 6
- Bird Wyvern Gem x 1
Blooming Glaive III
(Insect Glaive)
- Monster Bone+ x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Quill x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 2
- Poison Sac x 2
Datura Blade III
(Insect Glaive)
- Vaal Hazak Wing x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 6
- Bird Wyvern Gem x 1
Blooming Shooter III
(Heavy Bowgun)
- Monster Bone+ x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Quill x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 2
- Poison Sac x 2
Datura Blaster III
(Heavy Bowgun)
- Vaal Hazak Wing x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 6
- Bird Wyvern Gem x 1
Blooming Arch III
(Bow)
- Monster Bone+ x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Quill x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 2
- Poison Sac x 2
Datura String III
(Bow)
- Vaal Hazak Wing x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 6
- Bird Wyvern Gem x 1

Pukei-Pukei Craftable Armor List

Low Rank Armor Set

Armor Materials Needed
Pukei Hood- Pukei-Pukei Shell x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Tail x 1
- Pukei-Pukei Quill x 2
- Machalite Ore x 2
Pukei Mail- Pukei-Pukei Scale x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Shell x 1
- Iron Ore x 3
Pukei Vambraces- Pukei-Pukei Scale x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Shell x 1
- Poison Sac x 1
Pukei Coil- Pukei-Pukei Shell x 3
- Pukei-Pukei Tail x 1
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 1
- Poison Sac x 1
Pukei Greaves- Pukei-Pukei Shell x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac x 1
- Pukei-Pukei Scale x 2
- Monster Bone M x 1

High Rank Pukei-Pukei α & β Armor Set

ArmorMaterials Needed
Pukei Hood α · β- Pukei-Pukei Carapace x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Tail x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 3
- Tox in Sac x 2
Pukei Mail α · β- Pukei-Pukei Scale+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Carapace x 3
- Carbalite Ore x 3
Pukei Vambraces α · β- Pukei-Pukei Scale+ x 4
- Pukei-Pukei Carapace x 1
- Tox in Sac x 1
Pukei Coil α · β- Pukei-Pukei Carapace x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Wing x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 2
- Bird Wyvern Gem x 1
Pukei Greaves α · β- Pukei-Pukei Carapace x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Sac+ x 2
- Pukei-Pukei Scale+ x 4
- Monster Keenbone x 2

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