Lurien the Watcher
Lurien the Watcher is an NPC in Hollow Knight. Lurien the Watcher is one of the three Dreamers and was known as the "watcher" of Hallownest.
Lurien the Watcher Information
Lurien the Watcher, who resides at the top of Watcher's Spire in the City of Tears, is the most loyal Dreamer to the Pale King. He is extremely wise and brilliant, and his title of "The Watcher" was given to him as he constantly watches over the City Of Tears though his telescope at the top of his spire. He is guarded by Watcher Knights, large armored beetles who were his servants before they became Infected. At the top of the Spire, Lurien’s devoted butler, shown to be a Cowardly Husk, remains guarding him, watching over his bed as he sleeps (though not much is known about the butler aside from Lurien mentioning him in his journal, which can be found and read in a hidden nook in the Spire). It is unclear how Lurien volunteered to become a Dreamer, but he shows a great admiration for the Pale King, and had a mutual friendship with him.
- Location: Lurien the Watcher Can be found at the top of Watcher's Spire in the City of Tears
- Combat: Players will need to strike his physical sleeping body with the Dream Nail to enter the Dream World where they can find his vulnerable state which can be destroyed by The Nail and absorbed by using FOCUS.
- Rewards: Breaks their seal of the Temple of the Black Egg.
...For King beloved...
...To sleep. To serve...
...Bonds must remain...
Notes & Tips
- Lurien’s insectoid species is unknown. He is the most enigmatic of the Dreamers, but the most loyal to the Pale King and Hallownest. His body shape, seen partly beneath his robes, is oddly reminiscent to that of a Kingsmould.
- You can find and read some of Lurien’s writings in a journal within a hidden nook at the top of the Watcher’s Spire.
- Lurien’s devoted butler, a timid Cowardly Husk (also mentioned in Lurien’s journal), still watches over him in his resting place in the Spire. The butler appears to be Infected due to his glowing eyes, but he is not hostile, and immediately runs away from the Knight. He remains there even after Lurien has been defeated.
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