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Family of creatures that have learnt to bulk up with moss and live as one.

There is strength in numbers, yes, but these creatures never had much strength to begin with. Cut through their trickery!

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The Massive Moss Charger is an optional mini-boss in Hollow Knight. It lies off the Pilgrim's Way in Greenpath.


The Massive Moss Charger can be found below a ruined structure, just off the Pilgrim's Way before leaving Greenpath for the Fog Canyon. It first appears as a large bush but starts shaking as the Knight approaches and eventually roars before giving chase to them. Once defeated, it reveals to be a group of Moss Chargers (without their moss) which scurry away and crawl underground.

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Fighting the Massive Moss Charger is not necessary to progress past its room.

Behaviour and Tactics

The Massive Moss Charger has two attacks:

  • Charge: Charges forward, much like a regular Moss Charger
  • Belly-flop: Hops in the air toward the Knight and slams into the ground

Unlike regular Moss Chargers, hitting it will not expose the vulnerable bug within the moss.

Standing near the edge of the room will often result in the Massive Moss Charger getting stuck on the edge for a fraction of a second during its Belly-flop attack. This can be used to buy time to dash out of the way.

Having Quick Slash or Heavy Blow equipped results in the only action needed being spamming the attack button while the Massive Moss Charger is in its Charge animation.

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Statue Massive Moss Charger
Massive Moss Charger
"Together we hunt in paths overgrown with green"
"Restless god of those who band together"

Pantheon Pantheon of the Artist, 4th boss
Health Attuned Badge 480
Ascended Badge 850
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Arena changes Same arena as the base game fight, no difficulty differences.

Dream Nail Dialogue Essence
  • ...Light...Danger...
  • ...Safe...Dark...
  • ...Hungry...Hungry...
  • ...Scared...
  • ...Eat...When...
  • ...Kill...Hurt...
  • ...Away. Away...
  • ...Pain...

Location

Massive Moss Charger is located in the southwest part of Greenpath near Fog Canyon.

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Trivia

  • The Massive Moss Charger is revealed to be 3 regular Moss Chargers all living together.
    • It comprises 4 regular Moss Chargers in Godmaster Icon Godhome.
    • The Moss Chargers spawned after defeating this enemy cannot be killed and it will also not respawn like its smaller counterparts.
  • Massive Moss Charger will not attack and stay buried in the ground if the Knight is not touching the ground.
  • Godmaster Icon During the Nintendo Treehouse Live during E3 2018, the Massive Moss Charger was named "Mega Moss Charger". The reasoning behind this is unknown and could have been a mistake.
  • In Godmaster Icon Godmaster, the Massive Moss Charger along with the Vengefly King and the Soul Warrior appear as regular bosses.
  • The Massive Moss Charger is one of the few bosses who survive their battle.
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