A Tzitzi for Science (Optional Quest) in MHW

A Tzitzi for Science mhw optional quest

  • Quest Type: Optional Quest
  • Quest Location: Coral Highlands
  • Quest Rank: 4

The Tzitzi-Ya-Ku’s ability to emit a blinding light has caught the attention of the Eccentric Trio and they would like you to provide a way to study the monster.

In order to study the monster’s mechanics on how it produces such a stunning flash, you will need to hunt the creature for them.

Your objective will be to head to the Coral Highlands and search for the Tzizi-Ya-Yu so that you can slay so that it can be studied later.

Quest Info

  • Quest Type: Hunting Quest
  • Objective: Hunt a Tzitzi-Ya-Ku
  • Quest Giver: Eccentric Trio (Quest Board)

Other Monsters:

  • Kelbi
  • Shamos
  • Raphinos


Start out in Northeast Camp (12) and make your way to the left and continue making your way to Sector 2 or Sector 4 which is just below Sector 8.

Sector 8 is usually the area where you would find the Tiztzi-Ya-Ku but for this optional quest you will mostly find the monster lurking towards Sector 4 from Sector 2.

Once you locate the Tzitzi-Ya-Ku, begin attacking it and bring its health down until it attempts to escape from the fight.

Follow the Tzitzi-Ya-Ku and continue attacking it until its life becomes critical or until you eventually kill it.

Should the Tzitzi-Ya-Ku be able to escape, it will make its way to Sector 7 where it will attempt to rest, giving you the opportunity to attack it and finish it off.

Quest Rewards

Killing the Tzitzi-Ya-Ku will complete the A Tzitzi-Ya-Ku quest and will reward you afterwards with 3,240 Zenny.


  • Although the Tzitzi-Ya-Ku is usually found in Sector 8, heading straight to Sector 2 or Sector 4 to catch the monster as it is moving around.
  • Watch out for when the monster is about to emit a blinding light as this will make you vulnerable but if avoided, it will grant you an opening for attacks.
  • A Legiana may be spotted on your way to the Tzitzi-Ya-Ku but can be avoided by hurrying out of the area to avoid conflict.
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