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Gajau is a Fish introduced in Monster Hunter 3 [1], originally under the name Catfish and considered part of the Fish, it received its own classification and new name in Monster Hunter: World. This vicious piscine forms groups to defend their territory from intruders and aggressively protects their habitat. Gajau can be encountered in bodies of water in the Ancient Forest and Wildspire Waste. Their materials can be used to craft the Gajau Boots.


Physiology

Gajau have greenish scales with orange dorsal fins. They resemble catfish in appearance. In their original appearance in the third generation, they were classified as Fish. In World, Gajau were initially classified as Piscine Wyverns prior to being changed back into Fish with the April 19, 2018 patch.[2]

Behavior and Abilities

Gajau are vicious predatory fish; being one of the few fish species to attack hunters in the third generation. In the fifth generation, Gajau will even jump out of the water to capture prey. Gajau are able to jump out of the water and attack hunters on land. Once on land, Gajau will slowly drag itself back into the water.[3]

Game Appearances

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Monster Materials

Item Name Rarity Value Description
MH4G-Hide Icon Orange
Gajau Skin
咬魚の皮
4 220z Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Water-resistant, used to craft gear.
MH4G-Hide Icon Orange
Gajau Scale
咬魚の上皮
6 420z Rare Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Water-resistant, used to craft gear.
MH4G-Monster Parts Icon Orange
Gajau Whisker
咬魚のヒレ
4 270z Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Hardy, used to craft gear.
MH4G-Monster Parts Icon Orange
Grand Gajau Whisker
咬魚の大ヒレ
6 520z Rare Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Hardy, used to craft gear.

Equipment

For more information, see Gajau Equipment

Anjanath materials can be used to craft two different armor pieces: Gajau Boots, Gajau Boots α and Gajau Boots β.

Trivia

  • Prior to Monster Hunter: World v.3, Gajau are the first Fish not to be categorized with the other Fish.

Gallery

References

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4QGesQJP3o
  2. http://www.monsterhunterworld.com/us/topics/update/
  3. [1]


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