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Coral Pukei-Pukei - Weakness & Tips

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Check this Monster Hunter World: Iceborne guide on how to beat Coral Pukei-Pukei! Its attacks & moves, weakness, materials, best loadout, weapons, armor, hunting tips, & more!

Coral Pukei-Pukei - Monster Info

Coral Pukei-Pukei- Weapon / Armor Info

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Coral Pukei-Pukei - Tips & Tricks

Coral Pukei-Pukei Overview

Pukei-Pukei Subspecies New To Iceborne

A brand new subspecies, the Coral Pukei-Pukei has a bright red and orange body. It is known to stream water out of its mouth and engorged tail.

Spotted In The Coral Highlands

Spews Streams Of Water From Its Tail

The Coral Pukei-Pukei can mainly be found in the colorful Coral Highlands. This is the only area where you can encounter this monster.

Preparing For Coral Pukei-Pukei

Bring Water Resistant Gear Or Nulberries

The Coral Pukei-Pukei spews out water that can cause Waterblight, damaging your stamina recovery. Equip Water Resistance skills to avoid taking too much Water damage or use Nulberries to negate Waterblight.

Break Tail To Prevent Tail Attacks

Break Tail To Prevent Tail Attacks

When you break the Coral Pukei-Pukei's tail, it's less likely to do water attacks with it. Focus fire on the tail to curb the tail attacks of the monster.

Drop Monster Into Blue Sponge Beds

Drop Monster Into Blue Sponge Beds

If you do enough damage to the Coral Pukei-Pukei while in the blue sponge beds, it'll drop down and get trapped in them. Make sure to heavily attack the monster when it's in that area.

Coral Pukei-Pukei - Weakness & Traits

Coral Pukei-Pukei - Weakness & Effective Damage Type
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The Coral Pukei-Pukei has 3 weak spots - head, wings & tail. All these parts are breakable or severable as well as its main body or chest area.

Effective Damage Type Per Weak Spot

Part Sever Blunt Ammo
Head★★★★★★★★★
Wings ★★・★★・★★★
Tail★★★★★・★★・

Elemental Affinity Reference Chart

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

Status Effect Resistance Chart

PoisonSleepParalysisBlast
★★★★★・★★・★★・
StunExhaustMount-
★★・TBCTBC-

Coral Pukei-Pukei - Recommended Loadout

Recommended Elemental Weapons

ElementsDescription
Ice
Poison
★★★
Deal the most damage to the Coral Pukei-Pukei, bring Ice-based or Poison weapons
Thunder★★・
Thunder weapons are moderately effective against Coral Pukei-Pukei
Water×
Keep Water weapons to the side as they don't do much damage to this monster

Recommended Skills

SkillRecommendation Criteria
Water ResistanceIncreases resistance to the Water element
EarplugsPrevents stuns from monster roars

Best Specialized Tools

ToolRecommendation Criteria
Temporal MantleTemporal MantleRecommended to bring this mantle as it can allow you avoid potentially deadly attacks
Waterproof MantleWaterproof MantleReduces water damage and negates Waterblight
Evasion MantleEvasion MantleIncreases the invulnerability window while evading and grants a temporary attack boost for evading a monster attack at the very last moment
Rocksteady MantleRocksteady MantleEliminates damage reactions, prevents wind effects, protects your hearing, and grants tremor resistance. You also receive less damage from attacks
Vitality MantleVitality MantleAbsorbs a certain amount of damage and its effect ends when maximum damage is absorbed

Coral Pukei-Pukei - Moves & Counters

MovesDescription
Stomp Attack Stomps in place that can damage & stagger you. Dodge backwards to keep safe
Tail Spin Spins tail around its body. Roll away to avoid taking damage
Tail Water Spurt Spurts water from its tail in a vertical line behind it. Move to its front to keep hit it
Mouth Water Stream Spits water in a straight stream from its mouth. Move to the side for attack openings
Tail Spin Water Stream Flies in the air and spews water from its tail in a widening circle.

Watch Its Mouth & Tail

Watch Its Mouth & Tail

The Coral Pukei-Pukei spews water from its mouth and tail. Always watch what both ends will do to keep yourself safe and find any attack openings to damage the monster.

Keep To Monster's Right Side

Keep To Monster

When the monster spews water from its tail, it swings from the left. Keep to its right side to avoid getting water damage or Waterblight.

Dodge Forward During Radial Tail Stream Attack

Keep Distance During Radial Tail Stream Attack

The Coral Pukei-Pukei does a powerful tail spin in the air that spews a huge amount of water in a widening circle. Dodge forward through the attack or keep your distance to avoid taking too much damage.

Stay Under During Tail Spin Water Stream

When Coral Pukei-Pukei does its Tail Spin Water Stream, it's better to roll towards or stay under the monster. Since the attack is in a wide range, the safest place is right under it.

Coral Pukei-Pukei Weapons & Armor

Coral Pukei-Pukei Weapons List

WeaponMaterials Needed
Laguna Pike II
(Lance)
- Large Coral Pukei-Pukei Sac x 1
- Coral Pukei-Pukei Lash x 1
- Acidic Glavenus Hardfang x 2
- Monster Solidbone x 3
Deep Lagoon II
(Switch Axe)
- Large Coral Pukei-Pukei Sac x 1
- Coral Pukei-Pukei Lash x 1
- Acidic Glavenus Hardfang x 2
- Monster Solidbone x 3
Laguna Blitz II
(LBG)
- Large Coral Pukei-Pukei Sac x 1
- Coral Pukei-Pukei Lash x 1
- Acidic Glavenus Hardfang x 2
- Monster Solidbone x 3

Master Rank Coral Pukei-Pukei α + & β + Armor Set

ArmorMaterials Needed
Pukei Lagoon Hat α + & β +- Coral Pukei-Pukei Cortex x 3
- Coral Pukei-Pukei Fellwing x 2
- Large Coral Pukei-Pukei Sac x 2
- Flood Sac x 2
Pukei Lagoon Mail α + & β +- Coral Pukei-Pukei Cortex x 2
- Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard x 2
- Monster Toughbone x 3
Pukei Lagoon Braces α + & β +- Coral Pukei-Pukei Cortex x 2
- Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard x 2
- Bathycite Ore x 2
Pukei Lagoon Coil α + & β +- Coral Pukei-Pukei Cortex x 2
- Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard x 2
- Large Coral Pukei-Pukei Sac x 1
Pukei Lagoon Greaves α + & β +- Coral Pukei-Pukei Cortex x 2
- Coral Pukei-Pukei Lash x 1
- Coral Pukei-Pukei Fellwing x 1
- Flood Sac x 2

Coral Pukei-Pukei - Breakable Parts & Material Drops List

Breakable Parts & Body Carves List

Break HeadLarge Coral Pukei-Pukei Sac
Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard
Break WingsCoral Pukei-Pukei Fellwing
Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard
Break BackCoral Pukei-Pukei Cortex
Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard
Break ForelegsCoral Pukei-Pukei Shard
Coral Pukei-Pukei Cortex
Carve TailCoral Pukei-Pukei Lash
Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard
Body CarveCoral Pukei-Pukei Cortex
Coral Pukei-Pukei Fellwing
Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard
Coral Pukei-Pukei Lash
Large Coral Pukei-Pukei Sac
Fey Wyvern Gem
Shiny DropsCoral Pukei-Pukei Shard
Coral Pukei-Pukei Fellwing
Large Wyvern Tear

Quest & Capture Rewards List

Complete QuestCoral Pukei-Pukei Cortex
Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard
Coral Pukei-Pukei Fellwing
Large Coral Pukei-Pukei Sac
Flood Sac
Fey Wyvern Gem
CaptureCoral Pukei-Pukei Shard
Coral Pukei-Pukei Cortex
Coral Pukei-Pukei Hardfang
Coral Pukei-Pukei Hellshell
Coral Pukei-Pukei Tailedge
Coral Pukei-Pukei Mantle

Coral Pukei-Pukei Guiding Lands Material List

Non-Tempered Hydrated Sac
Fierce Dragonvein Bone
Tempered Tempered Torrent Sac
Spiritvein Slogbone
Spiritvein Gem Shard

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