Gajau is a monster first introduced in Monster Hunter: World.

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Gajau have greenish scales with orange dorsal fins. They resemble catfish in appearance.


Gajau are vicious predatory fish that will attack anything. Gajau will even jump out of the water to capture prey.


Gajau can be encountered in the Ancient Forest and Wildspire Waste.

Game Appearances

Chronological Appearances
First US / EU Appearance: First JP Appearance: Latest Appearance:
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In-Game Description

Monster Hunter: World
MHW-Gajau Icon Vicious piscine that form groups to defend their territory from intruders. Be sure not to venture too closely to their habitat!


General Notes

  • 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.[1]
  • Gajau were initially classified as Piscine Wyverns prior to being changed into Fish with the April 19, 2018 patch.[2]


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