Phogoth, the Untamed

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"But how many more Hive abominations are still out there? Growing among the Darkness? I fear we may find out all too soon."
Ikora Rey
Phogoth, the Untamed
(Hive Abomination)
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Biographical Information

Species:

Hive

Faction:

Spawn of Crota

Rank:

Ultra

Class:

Ogre

Gender:

Neutral

Height:

25ft'11in

Combat Information

Mission:

The Summoning Pits

Abilities:

Initial Immunity
Void Eye Blast
Ground Slam
High Durability
Quaking Footsteps
Summon Hive Traps
Summon Shriekers
Summon Hive

 

Phogoth, the Untamed is a Hive Ogre imprisoned deep within the Moon, held in its chamber by great chains.[1] It is a boss of The Summoning Pits Strike mission. When encountered by Guardians, Phogoth breaks free from its chains and attacks, using both its brutal strength and arcane abilities in an attempt to slay the intruders.[2] Unlike most Ogres, Phogoth's weak spot is the pulsating tumor on its chest. This weak spot can be difficult to hit when Phogoth is hunched over.

Trivia[edit]

  • Phogoth's name is reminiscent of the shoggoth from H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos, along with the Greek word "Phobos" ("fear").
  • The creature subtly resembles both Marathon's Drinniol and its spiritual successor, Halo's Sharquoi.
  • Phogoth was renamed "Hive Abomination" as of Patch 2.4.0.
  • Phogoth is the third biggest Hive enemy second only to Raid Golgoroth and Oryx, the Taken King.

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