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Charges at prey with its needle-like proboscis.

When they lunge at you, don't panic. Stand your ground, and strike back as they come close.

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Squits are enemies in Hollow Knight. They are flying creatures who charge at prey with their razor-sharp proboscis.[1][2] A stronger variant called Armoured Squit is bred to fight in the Colosseum of Fools.[3]

Behaviour and Tactics

Squits hover in the air until the Knight comes in range, at which point they hiss and lunge at them, not stopping until they hit the Knight or a part of the environment.

It is possible to stop a Squit by attacking it mid-charge. This sends it flying away a short distance before it reorients itself, becoming stunned momentarily if it hits a wall. It is usually a better idea to bait it into slamming itself against the ground, then killing it before it recovers.

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

Location

They are found in Greenpath and the Overgrown Mound.

Gallery

Trivia

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

References

  1. Wanderer's Journal, p. 45.
  2. Squit Hunter's Journal entry: "Charges at prey with its needle-like proboscis."
  3. Armoured Squit Hunter's Journal entry: "Hardened squit, bred for battle in the Colosseum of Fools."
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