|For the Godmaster variant, see here.|
|Lingering dream of a fallen warrior. Trained in the wilds bordering the kingdom, hoping to become a Knight.|
|A Knight strives not only to protect the land and its people, but the hopes and dreams of the kingdom.
Behaviour and Tactics
Galien has two attacks:
- Scythe Slam: Commands a scythe that spins rapidly and bounces off the floor, slowly tracking The Knight. The scythe will carry a lot of momentum when moving. He will occasionally command it to pause for half a second before sending it off again.
- Soul Scythes: He will spawn a small glowing scythe that moves slowly across the screen reflecting off the floor or the walls when it collides with them. These scythes will travel and occur entirely independently of the main scythe. Only 2 scythes will be spawned throughout the entire fight: the first spawns when Galien has reached 60% hp, the second at 30% hp.
Having the Shade Cloak is recommended here, as it can be tough to react to the smaller scythes while dodging the main scythe. Otherwise, Galien has no teleport, and is slow and large enough that it is easy to stay underneath him and continually attack him.
To the left of Galien's corpse is a short path that leads to a Lifeblood Cocoon. This is advantageous to use as it lets the player take a few more hits that could result from losing focus on the smaller scythes.
It is advised to kill Galien quickly, as his scythes can become overwhelming if they are left for a long period of time.
Hoh, a fellow warrior, out here? I thought I was the only one brave enough and strong enough to survive in this foul, forgotten pit.
I am Galien, the strongest warrior in Hallownest! I came to this monstrous place to test my strength. No doubt you wish to test your might as well, hmm?
Yes, you and I are a rare breed, quite unlike this poor fellow who has fallen before us. The world is not kind to the weak, I fear.
So then... shall we do battle? Let us test our strength in joyful combat!
Unbelievable... I am defeated at last! So this is what it feels like to be bested...
Still though, I am strong, am I not? When you see our King, surely you'll tell him of my valour...?
Yes... he sent you here to test me, didn't he? I knew he had not forgotten brave Galien.
I am ready... to join you now. Brothers, you and I. Let us leave this place...
Upon inspecting remains
The body of a fallen warrior.
- Galien is the only Warrior Dream to control and use a physical weapon.
- Due to a bug, hatchlings from the Glowing Womb charm do not target Galien.