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Palico Gadgets

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This is a comprehensive guide about Palico Gadgets in Monster Hunter World (MHW). Read on to know general information about the different Palico Gadgets and more!

What are Palico Gadgets

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Palico Gadgets are unlockable equipment that your Palico can use. Each Palico Gadget does a variety of abilities that can assist a hunter when facing large monsters.

Types of Palico Gadgets

Vigorwasp Spray Flashfly Cage Shieldspire
Coral Orchestra Plunderblade Meowlotov Cocktail
Tailraider Signal

Click the link to take you to that Palico Gadget's section.

Vigorwasp Spray

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A Palico gadget that uses Vigorwasp Honey to recover the hunter's health. The amount of health recovered is based on Palico proficiency.

All Palicoes start the game with this Gadget.

Vigorwasp Spray Effects & Abilities

Flashfly Cage

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A Bugtrapper insect cage used to stop monsters in their tracks. Its effectiveness varies with the type of insect inside and the duration increases with Proficiency.

Flashfly Cage Effects & Abilities


A massive Protector shield used to defend against attacks. It can also be used to provoke monsters, drawing their attention. Guard effectiveness increases with Proficiency.

Shieldspire Effects & Abilities

Coral Orchestra

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An instrument of Troupers. Its melodies boost attack, defense, or status resistances. Effects increase with Proficiency.

Coral Orchestra Effects & Abilities


An invention of the Plunderers that snatches items from monsters when attacking. The quantity of stolen items increase with Proficiency.

Plunderblade Effects & Abilities

Meowlotov Cocktail

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Throws a Gajalaka-style bomb that deals damage. Combines with the Palico's slinger for sustained fire. Blast strength increases with Proficiency.

Meowlotov Cocktail Effects & Abilities

Tailraider Signal

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This Palico Gadget by the Boaboa lets hunters call Tailraiders by lighting a beacon. Any Lynians or Tailraider monsters nearby will come to your aid. Hunters must have the Iceborne Expansion to acquire this Palico Gadget.

Tailraider monsters are small monsters tamed by Grimalkynes that serve as combat mounts for Palicoes and tracking mounts for hunters via Raider Riding in Monster Hunter World (MHW).

Below is a list of all Tailraiders with their respective region and tribe:

Tailraider Monster Region Grimalkyne Tribe
Jagras.pngJagras Ancient Forest Bugtrappers
Jagras.pngKestodon (Male) Wildspire Waste Protectors
Jagras.pngShamos Coral Highlands Troupers
Jagras.pngGirros Rotten Vale Plunderers
Jagras.pngGastodon Elder's Recess Gajalaka
Jagras.pngWulg Hoarfrost Reach (Iceborne) Boaboa

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