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Plant-like bug swollen with infection. Releases deadly gas when threatened.

The gas that seeps from their growths smells invitingly sweet, but it will burn through shell and flesh if you get too close!

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Volatile Mosskin are enemies in Hollow Knight. They are Mosskin who became swollen with Infection.[1]

Behaviour and Tactics

It meanders back and forth peacefully until disturbed. Once engaged, it shakes rapidly before producing an orange cloud of Infection, similar to Fungified Husks.

After it is killed, its corpse produces one final explosion.

When it begins to shake, step away to avoid being caught in the gas explosion. The same goes for its post-mortem explosion; pay attention to where the body lands and make sure to step away before it explodes. If the corpse lands in water or acid, it will not explode.

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  • ...Unn calls...
  • Our leaves wilt...
  • Protect the road of Unn...

Location

They are found in large numbers throughout Greenpath.

Gallery

Trivia

References

  1. Volatile Mosskin Hunter's Journal entry: "Plant-like bug swollen with infection."
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