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Coral Pukei-Pukei is a Subspecies of Pukei-Pukei first introduced in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne.


Coral Pukei-Pukei retains most of its characteristics from Pukei-Pukei. However, Coral Pukei-Pukei sports bright orange coloring on its face, feet, and front wing claws. These turn red when it becomes enraged. The rest of its body has a pinkish-red tint to it while its underbelly and tail tip are violet.

Behavior and Abilities

While the Pukei-Pukei utilizes poison, the Coral Pukei-Pukei uses water as its main element of attack. Coral Pukei-Pukei is able to store high concentrations of water in its tail by drinking the sponge-like plants that lie in the Coral Highlands. By doing this, it is then able to shoot out jets of high pressurized water beams at hunters. It is also capable of doing this from its mouth by eating various plants. In addition to this, it can also throw out globs of water balls at hunters from its mouth.

Unlike Pukei-Pukei, Coral Pukei-Pukei is more aggressive with its attacks. It is also shown to be able to use its tail far more effectively than Pukei-Pukei when attacking hunters.

In-Game Description

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
MHWI-Coral Pukei-Pukei Icon.png A bird wyvern that stockpiles water inside its body, fortified by the plant life it consumes. When threatened, it can expel a powerful stream from its mouth or tail.

Element/Status Effectiveness

Element Effectiveness Status Effectiveness
Fire Poison ★★★
Water Sleep ★★
Thunder ★★ Paralysis ★★
Ice ★★★ Blast ★★
Dragon Stun ★★

Monster Materials

Item Name Rarity Value Description
MHW-Scale Icon Orange.png
Coral Pukei-Pukei Shard
9 2340z Very rare Coral Pukei-Pukei material. Mostly obtained by carving. Broadly used for many purposes.
MHW-Shell Icon Orange.png
Coral Pukei-Pukei Cortex
9 3360z Very rare Coral Pukei-Pukei material. Mostly obtained as a reward. Solid, used to craft gear.
MHW-Wing Icon Orange.png
Coral Pukei-Pukei Fellwing
9 4460z Very rare Coral Pukei-Pukei material. Obtained by breaking its wings. Used for many purposes.
MHW-Powder Icon Orange.png
Large Coral Pukei-Pukei Sac
9 4540z Very rare Coral Pukei-Pukei material. Obtained by breaking its head. Grants water element properties.
MHW-Tail Icon Orange.png
Coral Pukei-Pukei Lash
9 4380z Very rare Coral Pukei-Pukei material. Obtained by carving its severed tail. Unusual, used to craft gear.
MH4G-Ball Icon Blue.png
Fey Wyvern Gem
9 8000z An exceptionally pure gem taken from a bird wyvern. Its fragility makes it difficult to carve.
Guiding Lands Only
MHW-Powder Icon Orange.png
Hydrated Sac
9 2000z Very rare Coral Pukei-Pukei material. The Guiding Lands' energy fortifies the monsters living there.
MHW-Powder Icon Orange.png
Tempered Torrent Sac
9 4000z Very rare Tempered Coral Pukei-Pukei material. A product of the brutal power struggle in the Guiding Lands.


For more information, see Coral Pukei-Pukei Equipment

Coral Pukei-Pukei materials can be used to craft two different armor sets: Pukei Lagoon α+ Armor and Pukei Lagoon β+ Armor.

The following is a complete weapon list for Coral Pukei-Pukei weapons:

Great Sword Sword and Shield Hammer
Hunting Horn Lance Switch Axe
Insect Glaive Light Bowgun Heavy Bowgun



  • Coral Pukei-Pukei is the first Bird Wyvern in the entire Monster Hunter franchise (counting Spin-offs, the Frontier Series, Online and Collaboration projects) to ever utilize the Water Element.
  • Severing the tail will disable the ability to pump water out like a fire hose.

Monsters appearing in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (edit)
Herbivore MHWI-Anteka Icon.png Anteka MHW-Apceros Icon.png Apceros MHW-Aptonoth Icon.png Aptonoth MHW-Gastodon Icon.png Gastodon MHW-Kelbi Icon.png Kelbi MHW-Kestodon Icon.png Kestodon MHW-Mosswine Icon.png Mosswine MHWI-Popo Icon.png Popo
Fish MHW-Gajau Icon.png Gajau
Lynian MHWI-Boaboa Icon.png Boaboa MHW-Felyne Icon.png Felyne MHW-Gajalaka Icon.png Gajalaka MHW-Grimalkyne Icon.png Grimalkyne
Fanged Beast MHWI-Rajang Icon.png Rajang MHWI-Furious Rajang Icon.png Furious Rajang
Neopteron MHW-Hornetaur Icon.png Hornetaur MHW-Vespoid Icon.png Vespoid
Bird Wyvern MHW-Kulu-Ya-Ku Icon.png Kulu-Ya-Ku MHW-Pukei-Pukei Icon.png Pukei-Pukei MHWI-Coral Pukei-Pukei Icon.png Coral Pukei-Pukei MHW-Tzitzi-Ya-Ku Icon.png Tzitzi-Ya-Ku MHWI-Yian Garuga Icon.png Yian Garuga MHWI-Scarred Yian Garuga Icon.png Scarred Yian Garuga
Brute Wyvern MHW-Anjanath Icon.png Anjanath MHWI-Fulgur Anjanath Icon.png Fulgur Anjanath MHWI-Banbaro Icon.png Banbaro MHW-Barroth Icon.png Barroth MHWI-Brachydios Icon.png Brachydios MHWI-Raging Brachydios Icon.png Raging Brachydios MHW-Deviljho Icon.png Deviljho MHWI-Savage Deviljho Icon.png Savage Deviljho MHWI-Glavenus Icon.png Glavenus MHWI-Acidic Glavenus Icon.png Acidic Glavenus MHW-Radobaan Icon.png Radobaan MHW-Uragaan Icon.png Uragaan
Fanged Wyvern MHW-Girros Icon.png Girros MHW-Jagras Icon.png Jagras MHW-Shamos Icon.png Shamos MHWI-Wulg Icon.png Wulg
MHW-Dodogama Icon.png Dodogama MHW-Great Girros Icon.png Great Girros MHW-Great Jagras Icon.png Great Jagras MHW-Odogaron Icon.png Odogaron MHWI-Ebony Odogaron Icon.png Ebony Odogaron MHW-Tobi-Kadachi Icon.png Tobi-Kadachi MHWI-Viper Tobi-Kadachi Icon.png Viper Tobi-Kadachi MHWI-Zinogre Icon.png Zinogre MHWI-Stygian Zinogre Icon.png Stygian Zinogre
Piscine Wyvern MHWI-Beotodus Icon.png Beotodus MHW-Jyuratodus Icon.png Jyuratodus MHW-Lavasioth Icon.png Lavasioth
Wingdrake MHW-Barnos Icon.png Barnos MHWI-Cortos Icon.png Cortos MHW-Mernos Icon.png Mernos MHW-Noios Icon.png Noios MHW-Raphinos Icon.png Raphinos
Flying Wyvern MHWI-Barioth Icon.png Barioth MHWI-Frostfang Barioth Icon.png Frostfang Barioth MHW-Bazelgeuse Icon.png Bazelgeuse MHWI-Seething Bazelgeuse Icon.png Seething Bazelgeuse MHW-Diablos Icon.png Diablos MHW-Black Diablos Icon.png Black Diablos MHW-Legiana Icon.png Legiana MHWI-Shrieking Legiana Icon.png Shrieking Legiana MHWI-Nargacuga Icon.png Nargacuga MHW-Paolumu Icon.png Paolumu MHWI-Nightshade Paolumu Icon.png Nightshade Paolumu MHW-Rathalos Icon.png Rathalos MHW-Azure Rathalos Icon.png Azure Rathalos MHWI-Silver Rathalos Icon.png Silver Rathalos MHW-Rathian Icon.png Rathian MHW-Pink Rathian Icon.png Pink Rathian MHWI-Gold Rathian Icon.png Gold Rathian MHWI-Tigrex Icon.png Tigrex MHWI-Brute Tigrex Icon.png Brute Tigrex
Elder Dragon MHWI-Alatreon Icon.png Alatreon MHW-Behemoth Icon.png Behemoth MHWI-Fatalis Icon.png Fatalis MHW-Kirin Icon.png Kirin MHW-Kulve Taroth Icon.png Kulve Taroth MHW-Kushala Daora Icon.png Kushala Daora MHW-Lunastra Icon.png Lunastra MHWI-Namielle Icon.png Namielle MHW-Nergigante Icon.png Nergigante MHWI-Ruiner Nergigante Icon.png Ruiner Nergigante MHWI-Safi'jiiva Icon.png Safi'jiiva MHWI-Shara Ishvalda Icon.png Shara Ishvalda MHW-Teostra Icon.png Teostra MHW-Vaal Hazak Icon.png Vaal Hazak MHWI-Blackveil Vaal Hazak Icon.png Blackveil Vaal Hazak MHWI-Velkhana Icon.png Velkhana MHW-Xeno'jiiva Icon.png Xeno'jiiva MHW-Zorah Magdaros Icon.png Zorah Magdaros
Relict MHW-Leshen Icon.png Leshen MHW-Ancient Leshen Icon.png Ancient Leshen