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Simple flying creature protected by a spikey shell.

Thinks itself fully protected and so is unconcerned by passers by. Attack its face, and teach it that nothing is ever safe.

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Durandas are enemies in Hollow Knight. They are large flying creatures who are protected by their spikey shell, largely ignoring outsiders.[1][2] A similar crawling creature called the Durandoo can be found in the same areas.

Behaviour and Tactics

Floats around passively. Similarly to Durandoos, it only takes damage from its unarmoured front and can be used to traverse areas that are above thorns before acquiring Crystal Heart by Nail-bouncing on its hard shell.

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  • ...Light...Danger...
  • ...Safe...Dark...
  • ...Hungry...Hungry...
  • ...Scared...
  • ...Eat...When...
  • ...Kill...Hurt...
  • ...Away. Away...
  • ...Pain...

Location

They can only be found in Greenpath, serving as obstacles for reaching Nailmaster Sheo's tent.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Its shell has a separate health value of 9999, though it cannot be damaged.

References

  1. Duranda Hunter's Journal entry: "Simple flying creature protected by a spikey shell."
  2. Wanderer's Journal, p. 46.
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