Monster Hunter World Iceborne – Nightshade Paolumu Guide: Monster Weakness, Carves & Rewards, Armor Sets

The other subspecies quest you will receive near the beginning of Iceborne is for a Nightshade Paolumu. Learn more about this subspecies in our Nightshade Paolumu guide below.

Nightshade Paolumu Information

Image showing the Paolumu Physiology.

Difficulty: MR ⭐2

Location: Ancient Forest/Wildspire Waste.

Size: Large.

Species: Flying Wyvern.

Nightshade Paolumu Weaknesses:

  • Water 3⭐ (Most Effective).
  • Fire 2⭐.
  • Ice or Thunder 1⭐

Breakable/Severable (Weak Points): Head/Neck (weak point/breakable), Chest (weak point) Wings (breakeable), Back (breakable), Tail (breakable).

Material (Carves + High Rank Rewards): 

Shard 5⭐
Thickfur 4⭐
Fellwing 4⭐
Cortex 3⭐
Large Wyvern Gem ⭐
Wyvern Gem ⭐
Thickfur 5⭐
Shard 4⭐
Torpor Sac 4⭐
Fellwing 2⭐
Cortex 3⭐
Large Wyvern Gem ⭐

Hunting Quest: No Time for Naps.

Description: Target: Nightshade Paolumu. Reports indicate that first contact resulted in extreme drowsiness. That’s where the report ends…Let’s get to it, uh, Partner! Excited to see what you can do!

Characteristics: A Paolumu subspecies capable of putting prey to sleep. It produces a powerful sedative gas stored within its throat sac that it can expel and scatter to knock unwary foes out.

Useful Information: It uses tail swipes and other blows to bat its soporific breath into a target’s path. Stubbornly airborne, this monster needs some “encouragement” to drop it to the ground.

Nightshade Paolumu α+β Hunter Set Set (Rarity 9)

Armor Requirements:

Human: All Materials are Nightshade Paolumu Carves/Drops unless noted with *.

  • Hood – 3x Thickfur, 1x Shard,3x Cortex.
  • Mail – 2x Thickfur, 2x Shard, 3x Torpor Sac*.
  • Braces – 2x Thickfur, 1x Fellwing, 3x Monster Toughbone*.
  • Coil – 2x Thickfur, 2x Shard, 2x Fellwing.
  • Greaves – 2x Thickfur, 1x Fellwing, 1x Cortex.
This concludes our Nightshade Paolumu guide. Wish to add something? Drop a comment in The Pit below.


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