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The remains of a bug, consumed by a fungus. Frequently releases clouds of thick, deadly gas.

The bugs of Hallownest are so pathetic that being infected by poisonous fungi actually increases their chances of survival! They really are absurd creatures.

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Fungified Husks are enemies in Hollow Knight. They are deceased citizens of Hallownest whose corpses were filled with and reanimated by Infected spores.[1][2]

Behaviour and Tactics

Much like the Volatile Mosskin, it meanders peacefully back and forth until disturbed. Once engaged, it emits an explosive gas cloud from its body, with a faster trigger delay and a wider area of effect than that of a Volatile Mosskin.

Shortly after being killed, its corpse produces one final explosion that is smaller and equal to that of a Volatile Mosskin.

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  • Get away from me!
  • Your smell...Kill you...
  • ...Where is it...?
  • That sweet smell...Burns...
  • I can't....Wake up...
  • You want....To hurt me?
  • I'm not...Dead..
  • Am I...Sleeping?
  • ...Light...The light...
  • I'll kill you!

Location

They can rarely be spotted in the Fungal Wastes, there are only 4 of them in the whole game.

Gallery

Trivia

  • The Fungified Husk is one of the few enemies that has various different looks, but no change to attacks.
  • The designs for the two Fungified Husks seem to be modified versions of the Husk Bully and Husk Hornhead.

References

  1. Fungified Husk Hunter's Journal entry: "The bugs of Hallownest are so pathetic [...]"
  2. Wanderer's Journal, p. 54.
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