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Man Grub

Enemy Type ??
Weakness Fire, Thrust
Resistances ??
Immune ??

Man Grub is an Enemy in Dark Souls 3.

 

Enemy Description

 

Combat Information

  • There are two types of man grub, unarmed and caster.
  • Unarmed man grubs use their body to harm the player: swiping with their arms, lunging and vomiting.
  • The caster type uses a Man-Grub's Staff to cast spears of light.
  • Their projectiles always move in a straight line, no homing.
  • Can be easily lured with ranged attacks

 

Notes & Trivia

  • A dead Man Grub can be found in the watery area of Irithyll of the Boreal Valley, from which the miracle Great Heal is looted.
  • A non-hostile Man Grub outside Rosaria's chamber will drop the Red Sign Soapstone upon death.
  • Their projectiles much resemble the Saint Bident
  • These creatures may be Fingers of Rosaria who have failed in their duty and were transfigured as punishment, as a new one in Rosaria's Bedchamber drops the Heysel Pick upon death. Alternatively, and perhaps more likely, they may be those who have undergone the process of "rebirth" too often and have lost their ability to retake human form, which according to Rosaria could be as few as five iterations.

 

Variations

Man Grub

Location Drops
Cathedral of the Deep    121 

Undead Hunter Charm

       

Man Grub Caster

Location Drops
 Cathedral of the Deep    150  Duel Charm
 Grand Archives      

Variation Name

Location Drops
       
       

 

 

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    • 23 May 2017 05:38  

      I'd find it funny if the non-hostile Man-Grub, in Rosaria's Chamber, was Heysel... she invades once, gets beat, respecs/remakes herself to try to beat you again. Then invades, again, and again, only to eventually become a Grub... lol.

      • 20 Nov 2016 03:47  

        The man grub near the Rosaria bonfire drops the xanthous crown and Heysel's pick. Heysel wore a cloth around her face. Could it be possible that the grub is Heysel herself?

        • 19 Nov 2016 18:08  

          Can you cast the same spell, "Spears of Light" or whatever that the article above mentioned that the Man-Grub with staff uses. That thing is pretty. I want it. Please tell me!!

          • Becoming of Man grub18 Aug 2016 17:34  

            I have red on reddit that you can actually do 5+ times of transform without becoming a man grub. The game will scare you saying if you do the 6th time you will become a man grub but no you do not. https://www.reddit.com/r/darksouls3/comments/4fmoiz/has_anyone_become_a_grub/?st=is0jftve&sh=3b07dea1

            • Man Grub theorem29 Apr 2016 23:20  

              They drop Loyd talismans, marking them as unread hunters... quite unsuccessful ones at that. The were defeated and tuned by Rosaria into this form that is weak deformed and almost immobilized. Seems like a good idea to turn returning undead hunter nearly harmless. There are even holy man amongst them casting offensive miracles, that would not be strange to have holy man with undead hunting party. <br/>The deacons who are in pact with Aldrich use only dark and pyromancy, clearly separating themselves from any relation to man grub. <br/>

              • Second Non-Hostile Man-Grub28 Apr 2016 23:22  

                So on this playthrough I have not done anything for Leonhard's questline. I literally spoke to him, got the 5 cracked eye orbs, and never saw him again. My next boss is the Dragonslayer Armor (already killed Oceiros + Champion Gundyr). I went back to Rosaria's Bed Chamber and found a second non-hostile man-grub WITHOUT a staff that is sitting right next to the bonfire INSIDE the bed chamber. This is NOT the one that drops the Red Soapstone. I also cannot find Leonhard in my world anymore. Could this be a transformed Leonhard? Also, Rosaria's Bedchamber bonfire is disabled for me. I can fast travel to it, but I cannot interact with the bonfire at all after I fast travel there. I have also not joined the covenant at all this playthrough as I'm doing Sirris's questline. Any ideas as to what's happening?

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