Bardoon is an NPC in Hollow Knight. Bardoon is an enormous grub-like caterpillar that climbed the top of Kingdom's Edge to escape the plague of The Infection.
Bardoon is a giant caterpillar- or grub-like bug that is first found sleeping in Kingdom's Edge. He has a humongous body, large enough to where it can be seen from the background. He mentions to The Knight that he doesn't mind if you hit his tail; striking it will cause him to laugh. Bardoon is an intelligent and very wise, kindhearted bug who prefers to avoid any trouble. He was able to escape The Infection and avoid the hostile bugs by climbing the top of Kingdom's edge.
- Location: Bardoon Can be found at Kingdom's Edge
- Combat: Players may not kill Bardoon.
Ohrm... Tiny thing. You climb high. Seek then knowledge of these lands?
This ashen place is grave of Wyrm. Once told, it came to die. But what is death for that ancient being? More transformation methinks.
This failed kingdom is product of the being spawned from that event.
Notes & Tips
- Bardoon can take a hit from the Nail without taking damage. His massive round tail can be struck, to which he can be heard laughing as he is tickled. He will mention this, asking the Knight if they are the one bothering his tail, and say that he doesn’t mind.
- He is also one of the NPCs that become aware if players try to strike him with a Dream Nail.
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