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Large, docile creature that peacefully buzzes around in the caverns of Kingdom's Edge.

Too slow to escape you and too large to hide from you. This prey will not challenge you, but sometimes it is good to take things easy.

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Booflies are enemies in Hollow Knight. They are hovering, docile bugs who peacefully float around in Kingdom's Edge.[1][2]

Behaviour and Tactics

It floats passively and will not retaliate when attacked. Often found in platforming sections, where its massive bulk blocks the way and makes platforming more difficult. However, down-slashing it while jumping can sometimes help the player traverse through these difficult platforming sections more easily.


Dream Nail Dialogue Essence
  • ...Light...Danger...
  • ...Safe...Dark...
  • ...Hungry...Hungry...
  • ...Scared...
  • ...Eat...When...
  • ...Kill...Hurt...
  • ...Away. Away...
  • ...Pain...

Location

They are found only in Kingdom's Edge, usually in the platforming sections.

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Trivia

  • When they die the body keeps falling until it hits the ground, where it explodes. This is also accompanied by an effect that slightly shakes the screen.
References
  1. Wanderer's Journal, p. 114.
  2. Boofly Hunter's Journal entry: "Large, docile creature that peacefully buzzes around in the caverns of Kingdom's Edge."
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