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Weakling that covers itself in leaves to appear larger. Hides amongst the undergrowth.

I used to think these things were merely ambling plants. When I learned they were actually living creatures, I began to kill them on sight. This is the nature of the Hunt!

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Mosscreeps are enemies in Hollow Knight. They camouflage themselves with leaves and hide from danger amongst the undergrowth.[1][2]

Behaviour and Tactics

Hides in greenery until the Knight approaches. Once approached they shuffle about in their bush before rising up and wandering back and forth.

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

Location

They are found in abundance in Greenpath and the Queen's Gardens.

Gallery

Trivia

  • The Mosscreep is one of the few enemies that respawns upon leaving and re-entering the room.
  • There is a glitch where, if the Knight opens the Map while a Mosscreep is moving upside-down towards the edge of a platform, it continues moving, off the platform and through the air.

References

  1. Wanderer's Journal, p. 44.
  2. Mosscreep Hunter's Journal entry: "Weakling that covers itself in leaves to appear larger. Hides amongst the undergrowth."
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