Hamlet Fishmen

Enemy Type neutral
Health ??
Drops Blood Vials, Quick Silver Bullets
Weak Fire
Strong ??
Locations Fishing Hamlet

Hamlet Fishmen are enemies in The Old hunters DLC

Hamlet Fishmen

The fishmen serve as basic enemy grunts in the last area of the DLC. They're not very dangerous individually but they do appear in large numbers and alongside other enemies.
Fishmen posses traits of sea creatures but also those of the undead. They are hunched and have twisted skulls, specifically the jaw which is more fishlike than human. Some have dorsal fins and webbed toes and fingers. On top of that they seem to be covered in barnacles. They're very reminiscent of Davy Jones' crew from the Pirates of the Caribbean films.
Fishmen can be found crafting green lanterns (explodable) and harvesting something near empty shells, probably eggs.
They come in 5 variaties
-Spearman: You'll run into these first, they have a very predictably charge and stab and aren't too difficult to kill.
-Javelin Thrower: Somewhat harder than the spearman but they clearly signal their attacks and their spears are not too hard to dodge. When up close, a Javelin Thrower will resort to fighting like a spearman.
-Forkwielder (Harvester): They dual wield small rakes and can be found harvesting something near empty shells. Their attack pattern is similar to that of enlarged head patients.
-Cleaver: This one is probably the most dangerous, they have a grab attack where they repeatedly smash their cleaver into the player's face. With enough health/defenses the player can survive this attack. They are also capable of normal slashes. They are only found in the village where you first encounter Brador.
-Molotov thrower: Fishmen that are often found in higher ground or behind a group of fishmen. They toss fire damage molotovs that damage the hunter. Rolling and quickstep is effective. Beware, if these fiery molotovs land near the glowing orange, explosive glass spheres, these will trigger them, causing fire damage to anything nearby, even other fishmen. Shooting these explosives will also trigger them.


  • Very weak to fire.
  • Avoid getting grabbed by fishermen with cleavers, this attack deadly. Cleaver Fishmen can only be found in the village where you first encounter Brador.
  • Struggling if grabbed by cleaver fishmen, or most bosses, moving the movement sticks, spamming r1, r2, l1, l2, not really sure, will make the hunter stop the final cut with his hand and push it off. Note that its a lot of work as you have to press and fiddle an awful lot. However you take less damage.
  • Many of them deal thrust dmg.


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Notes & Trivia

  • They have red human blood and slimy green blood.

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    • Anonymous

      Two of the cleaver fishmen also appear in the hut where you find the Harrowed set, not just in the latter half of the village. I'd argue the most dangerous one of all is found in this hut, because if you don't know he's there, he'll drop down from the rafters and use his momentum to instantly pin you down and initiate the grab attack. The other is casually hacking away at the corpse of the Hunter that grants the Harrowed set.

      Also keep in mind that they appear to gain hyper armor when they reach out to grab you, so instead of trying to disrupt the attack, just dodge backwards.

      • Read the accursed brew item description. The raid at the fishing hamlet also involved searching for eyes inside their skulls. Line our eyes with brains was Master Willems advice on how to ascend and Kin are ascended humans, closer to great one status, but not quite there. I think the many parasites from the corpse of Kos converted the people into fishmen kin. There are many slugs and obviously alien creepy crawlies everywhere. As food in barrels and on corpses. Ive also tried visceral attacking one, no red blood, just a discolored liquid similar to Kin blood.

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