|“||Vicious piscine that forms groups to defend their territory from intruders. Though primarily aquatic creatures, they have been known to chase their prey onto land, before wriggling back to the banks and into the water. Be sure not to venture too closely to their habitat!||„|
Gajau is a Fish introduced in Monster Hunter 3 , 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 piscines form groups to defend their territory from intruders and aggressively protect 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.
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.
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.
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Monster Hunter World/Iceborne
|4||220z||Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Water-resistant, used to craft gear.|
|6||420z||Rare Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Water-resistant, used to craft gear.|
|9||1680z||Very rare Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Water-resistant, used to craft gear.|
|4||270z||Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Hardy, used to craft gear.|
|6||520z||Rare Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Hardy, used to craft gear.|
|9||1920z||Very rare Gajau material. Obtained by carving. Hardy, used to craft gear.|
Monster Hunter Rise
|4||80z||Gajau skin known for its slimy mucus layer. Highly water resistant.|
|4||100z||Gajau whiskers often used in aquatic gear as they resist water.|
For more information, see Gajau Equipment
There are currently no known Gajau weapons.
- Prior to Monster Hunter: World v.3, Gajau are the first Fish not to be categorized with the other Fish.