Rolls into a ball and propels itself at intruders who wander into its territory. Aggressive even when newly born.
Younger hunters delight in catching these creatures and rolling them around for sport. I encourage you to indulge yourself if the fancy strikes you.
Baldurs are enemies in Hollow Knight. They are small crawling creatures who defend themselves by rolling into a ball. A stronger variant called Sharp Baldur is bred to fight in the Colosseum of Fools.
Behaviour and Tactics
Rolls into a ball and propels itself towards the Knight, bouncing off walls and other Baldurs. After a short time, it will uncurl and reorient itself to face the Knight again.
Dream Nail Dialogue
- In a Kickstarter update, it was referred to as Scrundling Propede (infant):
- "Although the shells of these youngsters are not thick enough to protect them from predators, they are still able to defend themselves if pressed."
- Prior to the Voidheart Edition, the Hunter's Journal image for the Baldur showed them with white eyes, even though their eyes during gameplay are orange.