Noxious caverns filled with spores. Unlike the bug inhabitants of the rest of
Hallownest, the inhabitants of the Wastes are mushroom-like in physicality. It holds the Mantis Village to the south, and the main entrance of City of Tears to the east.
Sub-area: Queen's Station
terminal that is mostly run-down. It connects the Fungal Wastes with
, and is also where the player meets
and finds Quirrel for the third time.
Just as Quirrel states in his dialogue regarded the Stag Bells, if the players stands still and listens closely, they will hear the faded tollings of the
Stagway bells and even some of the gibberish language that the bugs of Hallownest speak in.
Sub-area: Mantis Village
A small village home to the warrior race of
. The enemies in the zone are initially hostile, but will no longer attack after the
are defeated (unless they are attacked first).
Sub-area: Fungal Core
A mini-dungeon area with several hidden tunnels, accessible once the player has the
. The bottom of the zone leads to a hidden
A giant hidden mushroom can be found in the Fungal Core. When struck with the Dream Nail the following message is shown:
"Pale Wyrm...What good to foresee a demise unavoidable?"
There are several lore tablets in the Fungal Wastes, but they require the player to have the Spore Shroom charm equipped in order to read them.
Entrance to Leg Eater's shop
Path leading to the City of Tears
Lore Tablet which requires equipping Spore Shroom to read
Gate leading to the City of Tears
Area where Spore Shroom can be found
Main room of Queen's Station
Entrance to Mantis Village
Giant trapdoor dividing Mantis Village
General room of Fungal Core
Large vertical room in Fungal Core
Giant Mushroom in Fungal Core