Lynians (Japanese: 獣人種 Jūjinshu, "Beastman species") are sapient monsters, and are typically short of stature. There are currently three distinct groups of Lynian: the cat-like Melynx, Felyne, and Grimalkyne, the humanoid Shakalaka and Gajalaka, and the unique Uruki. Lynians are intelligent, have complex societies, and speak their own languages. Whereas the Shakalaka and Gajalaka are more primitive and tribal, the feline species tend to lead peaceful lives and often coexist with human society.

First Generation Lynians

Second Generation Lynians

Third Generation Lynians

None / Unconfirmed

Fourth Generation Lynians

None / Unconfirmed.

Fifth Generation Lynians

Frontier Generation Lynians

Monster Hunter Online Lynians

None / Unconfirmed.

Monster Hunter Explore Lynians


  • There are no new Lynians in the Monster Hunter Orage series.
  • There are currently no new Lynians in the Third Generation, Fourth Generation and Monster Hunter Online series.
  • Uruki are friendly Lynians.

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