Black Fungus

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Black Fungus

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Katakana ブラックファンガス Heartless Emblem.png

Romaji Burakku Fangasu

Type Emblem Heartless
Games Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
Kingdom Hearts Re:coded
Black Fungus

Kingdom Hearts
Hostile Heartless, unlike White Mushrooms. They attack with poison. Defeating them may bring good things, but it is not easy.
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories
An aggressive, poisonous Heartless, not to be confused with the White Mushroom.
The Black Fungus likes to paralyze its foes and toy with them.
It's tough to beat, but victory doesn't go unrewarded...
Kingdom Hearts coded
Tough-as-tacks Heartless that boost their Defense and produce puffs of poison when struck. Good luck defeating one—but lucky you if you do!
Before rescue After
HP 9 9
Attack 18 18
Defense 15 15
MP recovery 100 100
EXP 96 96
Weapon Fire Blizzard Thunder
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Gravity Stop Stun Other
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0

Rewards
(1) Munny x 5 (80%), (1) Munny x 50 (18%), (20) Munny x 50 (2%)
Mystery Goo (20%), Mystery Mold (3.8%)
World(s)
Agrabah, Halloween Town, Hollow Bastion, End of the World
Before rescue After
HP 9 9
Attack 18 18
Defense 15 15
MP recovery 100 100
EXP 96 96
Weapon Fire Blizzard Thunder
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Gravity Stop Stun Other
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Seed(s)

Pegasus Cup

Seed 4 (Toadstool): 3 Black Fungus

Hades Cup

Seed 36 (Mad Fungus): 1 Black Fungus

Floor Basement HP AP EXP

1 12 74 5 1
2 11 81 7 3
3 10 89 9 4
4 9 96 11 6
5 8 104 13 7
6 7 111 15 9
7 6 118 17 10
8 5 126 19 12
9 4 133 21 13
10 3 141 23 15
11 2 222 20 26
12 1 237 22 29
13 252 23 31
Physical Fire Blizzard Thunder Neutral
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x1.0
Status
Effects
Gravity Stun Stop Warp
x1.0 x1.0 x1.0 x0
Bind Confuse Terror Magnet Freeze
x1.0 x0 x0 x1.0 x1.0

Random Flush
Black Fungus (card).png
Description
Activate a random enemy card effect.
Duration Cost Values Duel Time
1 reload 40 CP 7 3 cards 4 s
World(s)
Black Room

The Black Fungus is an Emblem Heartless found in Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, and Kingdom Hearts Re:coded.

Design[edit]

A Black Fungus has a spherical, pitch black head with two glowing yellow, beady eyes. It wears a round, purple cap on its head that sports two black, angular spirals on its front. It also seems to wear a navy blue smock that completely covers its legs and thin, fingerless arms. Its Heartless emblem is present on the front of this smock.

The Black Fungus's name references its dark coloration, as well as Fungi, a biological kingdom that contains organisms such as mushrooms and truffles.

Strategy[edit]

Unlike the other Mushroom Heartless, it is very aggressive. It can become invulnerable for a short time to defend itself and release poisonous gases, making it very hard to defeat. If you finish them off with a critical hit at the end of a combo, they may either drop a Mystery Goo (100%), or a Mystery Mold (10%). It is possible for them to drop both, and upon being finished with a Critical Hit, they drop around 20 to 100 Munny.

If you're having trouble finding Mystery Mold when you find a Black Fungus, use Trinity Limit. If you don't have Trinity Limit yet, use Gravity, as it is usually a one-hit knockout. Since the Black Fungus drop Mystery Mold after critical hits, make sure to remove all Combo Pluses before you fight them to shorten the length of your combo.

In Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories and Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories, the cards it uses are numbered 7, so be sure to break them accordingly. Defeating Black Fungi usually gives you a Calm Bounty card, so exhausting Black Room cards is a rather easy way to stock up on Calm Bounty cards.