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Winged weakling that covers itself in leaves to appear larger. Hides amongst the undergrowth, fleeing if predators draw near.

They spend their whole lives hiding or fleeing. How sad. Or, perhaps that is the life they choose for themselves and they enjoy it? It's a strange thought, but not impossible.

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Mossflies are enemies in Hollow Knight. They are flying creatures who appear to be cousins to the Mosscreep, similarly covering themselves in leaves.[1][2]

Behaviour and Tactics

Flies around aimlessly until engaged then drifts towards the Knight at a moderate pace. When jumping to attack, remember to watch out for thorns below when falling.


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

Location

Found mainly in the Queen's Gardens, they can also be spotted near Overgrown Mound.

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Trivia 

  • The Mossfly is one of the few enemies that respawn upon leaving and re-entering the room.
References
  1. Wanderer's Journal, p. 135.
  2. Mossfly Hunter's Journal entry: "Winged weakling that covers itself in leaves to appear larger."
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