Perception is one of the many recurring Skill trees in the Monster Hunter series. This Skill Tree first appeared in (?).

Perception allows you to know when a monster is weak enough to trap. To use it, first throw a paint ball at the monster. When the paint ball icon on the minimap flashes, you may trap the monster (normally this is done with a trap and tranquilizers).


Perception has appeared in the following games:

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Skill Tree Skill Name Points Skill Description


Capture Guru
+10 Grants knowledge of when a large monster can be captured.

MH3U Equipment with Perception

MH3icon-Helm Head MH3icon-Plate Torso MH3icon-Gauntlets Arms
MH3icon-Waist Waist MH3icon-Leggings Feet ItemIcon017 Decorations