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Passive fungal balloon. Internal gasses cause it to float.

Just a child, it drifts about with closed eyes and an open mind. When I was young, my brothers and sisters and I would hunt each other in the nest. Now I hunt alone.

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Funglings are enemies in Hollow Knight. They are gas-filled balloon creatures who ignore the world around them.[1] Funglings are juveniles, becoming Fungoons upon reaching adulthood.[1]

Behaviour and Tactics

It floats and often drifts about peacefully, but will deal contact damage to the Knight.

Easily avoided due to their lack of aggression, Funglings are mainly used for platforming by down-slashing them while in the air. They also serve as obstacles during platforming challenge segments that must be avoided or dealt with.

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

Location

They are found in large groups throughout most of the Fungal Wastes and Fungal Core. Some can also be found in the northeast part of Junk Pit.

Gallery

Trivia

  • The Fungling is one of the few enemies that respawn upon leaving and re-entering the room.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wanderer's Journal, p. 54.
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