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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]

Behaviour and Tactics

Squits hover in the air until the Knight comes in range, at which point they will 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 will send it flying away for 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.


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

Location

They are found Greenpath and Overgrown Mound.

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Trivia 

  • The Squit is one of the few enemies that respawn 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."
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