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The remains of a bug, animated by a strange force. Wanders the roads where it once lived.

These "civilised" bugs of Hallownest were weak in life and now they are equally weak in death. Send them back into the dirt they were born in!

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Wandering Husks are enemies in Hollow Knight. Once citizens of Hallownest, these reanimated corpses now wander the roads of the kingdom.[1]

Behaviour and Tactics

Meanders back and forth until disturbed. It then flails its arms about wildly and runs at the Knight, dealing contact damage.

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  • Get away from me!
  • Your smell...Kill you...
  • ...Where is it...?
  • That sweet smell...Burns...
  • I can't....Wake up...
  • You want....To hurt me?
  • I'm not...Dead..
  • Am I...Sleeping?
  • ...Light...The light...
  • I'll kill you!
  • ...Missed you... (Nosk's cave)
  • ...How?... (Nosk's cave)
  • ...My face... (Nosk's cave)
  • ...Brother... (Nosk's cave)
  • ...Like me... (Nosk's cave)
  • ...Come back... (Nosk's cave)

Location

They can be found in large quantities in the City of Tears, Greenpath, the Forgotten Crossroads, and in Deepnest.

Gallery

Trivia

"These vicious, mindless ghouls were once ordinary bugs like you and me. Something below the surface has burnt away their souls and filled them with an aimless rage."[2]

References

  1. Wandering Husk Hunter's Journal entry: "The remains of a bug, animated by a strange force. Wanders the roads where it once lived."
  2. Kickstarter update of November 22, 2014.
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