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Learned bug that adapted the teachings of the Soul Sanctum into a deadly fighting art. Attacks with bursts of electricity.

Supposedly lives on a diet of lumaflies and spends its entire life fighting in the arena or meditating in seclusion. An odd foe.

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Volt Twisters are enemies in Hollow Knight. They were scholars of Soul Sanctum who attack using bursts of electricity.[1] They spend their entire lives fighting in the Colosseum of Fools or meditating alone.[1]

Behaviour and Tactics

Volt Twisters will teleport around the area attempting to avoid the Knight. They have only one attack, which consists of them charging up and releasing a series of 8 electric bursts of lightning that spawn at the player's location, very similar to one of Uumuu's attacks.

It is most vulnerable during its attack since it remains completely stationary while casting and for a short time afterwards. It is recommended to either attack it with ranged abilities or charge-up a Nail Art, let it wear out all of its charges, then move in close for the attack.


Dream Nail Dialogue Essence
  • ...I feel them within me...
  • ...Power...Light...Rage...
  • ...Mind swells...Mind aches...

Location

This enemy is only found in the Colosseum of Fools, in the last trial.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Volt Twister Hunter's Journal entry: "Learned bug that adapted the teachings of the Soul Sanctum into a deadly fighting art. Attacks with bursts of electricity. [...] spends its entire life fighting in the arena or meditating in seclusion."
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