Kulu-Ya-Ku are Bird Wyverns first introduced in Monster Hunter: World.

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Kulu-Ya-Ku has a body shape similar to other raptorial Bird Wyverns, such as Velocidrome. This monster is covered in light brown scales and has a face that greatly resembles a Dodo. Though it is mostly covered in scales, it also has feathers on its head and arms.


Kulu-Ya-Ku is able to pick up small boulders and use them to protect itself from incoming attacks. It can also toss said boulders at foes from a distance.


Kulu-Ya-Ku can be found living in the Ancient Forest and Wildspire Waste.

Element/Status Effectiveness

Kulu-ya-Ku Damage Effectiveness
Element Effectiveness Status Effectiveness
Fire ★★ Poison ★★
Water ★★★ Sleep ★★
Thunder ★★ Paralysis ★★
Ice ★★ Blast ★★
Dragon ★★ Stun ★★

Game Appearances

Chronological Appearances
First US / EU Appearance: First JP Appearance: Latest Appearance:
Logo-MHW (2018) Logo-MHW (2018) Logo-MHW (2018)

In-Game Description

Monster Hunter: World
MHW-Kulu-Ya-Ku Icon An odd bird wyvern that has developed limbs capable of carrying weapons. It's been spotted stealing eggs from nests found in the Ancient Forest and Wildspire Waste.


  • By using the Slinger, hunters can easily knock rocks out of the Kulu-Ya-Ku's hands.[1]
    • Hunters can also break the rock by hitting it multiple times with their weapon.
  • Kulu-Ya-Ku's head and arms can be wounded.


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