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Charun Krojib
Charun
All art is.. ..is dicking around..
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Typing Style

Breaks up sentences into multiple lines. Takes a lot of pauses. Ends most sentences with two periods..

Relations

MSPA Reader - Friend (good ending)/Neighbor

Live(s) in

Outglut, a subgrub of Thrashthrust on Alternia

Music

Charun's Cave ♫

Charun Krojib is a young Alternian troll living in Outglut during the time period of Hiveswap and Hiveswap Friendsim. Charun was first revealed during the Hiveswap Troll Call event alongside Amisia Erdehn on December 20th, 2017. Their bullet points were "lost and found artist", "eats worms in their cave, not as bad as it sounds", and "deconstructively organized". They were then featured alongside Wanshi Adyata in Hiveswap Friendship Simulator: Volume Fifteen. They were designed by Poinko.

EtymologyEdit

Charun is the name of a psychopomp (one who guides the souls of the dead) in Estrucan mythology, based on Charon from Greek mythology (the ferryman of the underworld). Krojib could be a backwards Trollification of the Icelandic surname Björk, meaning "birch"; it is also the surname of Philip Reese Bjork, an American geologist and paleontologist known for his work in unearthing dinosaur species in America.

Charun's concept name of "Gatherer" references their tendency to gather materials to make art with.

BiographyEdit

Charun is an oliveblood artist that makes art out of junk. In the events of Hiveswap Friendsim: Vol. 15, they are first seen trying to take a giant lens from the MSPA Reader's dwelling. Unfortunately for them, they get stuck and the MSPA Reader has to help them out. When the player asks what the lens is for, Charun informs them that it would be used for art.

Good EndingEdit

Charungoodend

Charun's good ending.

If the player comments that Charun's art is pretty weird, Charun will agree before conversation grinds to an awkward halt. Should the player offer to help Charun take the lens back to their hive, the oliveblood leads the player inside. After an awkard exchange, the player admits that they don't know much about art, so Charun offers to help. Charun allows the player to have a go at making their own artwork, only cautioning the player away from completed artworks. However, Charun isn't particularly impressed with the player's first attempt at making a piece, saying that they put too much thought into it. Heeding Charun's vague advice, the player tries again. This time, Charun is inspired by the player's work and joins in. While Charun is initially dismayed to see their food get used as the player's finishing touches, they quickly brush it aside, citing that they could always find something else to eat. The player and Charun share a happy glance, marvelling the amazing thing they've created together. Curiously, the ending panel depicts Charun and the player in the player's scuttlebuggy, even though there was no previous mention of it.

Bad EndingsEdit

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Charun's first bad ending.

If the player comments that Charun's art must be pretty interesting, they become offended with the player's choice of words. Even though the player hastily amends that they don't have anything against making art out of trash, Charun decides that the player isn't worth their time. As they are too tired to leave right away, Charun decides to glower at the player while waiting for their strength to return.


Should the player offer to help Charun search for more portable trash, Charun takes you to a river that serves as a garbage disposal site. After introducing themselves, Charun begins searching for items of use in the heap. The oliveblood eventually points out a new hideout tucked away in a corner, the player venturing inside to investigate. N
Charunclubend

Charun's second bad ending.

ot being able to get a word in edgewise with Azdaja and Konyyl arguing so ferociously, the player returns to Charun's side. Charun tells the player that they've found something incredible, but the player gets nervous upon learning that said object belonged to the two hired killers. Not paying the player's words any heed, Charun merely instructs the player to distract and stall the two quarrelling trolls so that they don't see Charun stealing their stuff. Before the player can protest, Charun runs off, leaving the player to auspiscize the two assassins on their own. 

Personality and TraitsEdit

Charun is shown to be very relaxed and laid-back, showing few changes in emotion when interacting with people. When the player finds them in their home, Charun isn't all that surprised to see someone occupying the seemingly abandoned place. After the player asks more relevant questions, Charun reveals that they were after an old lens, but got stuck in the process of retrieving it. Even though they are trapped in a tight confine, they didn't exactly bother to ask for help, even when the player is standing right before them. They are also noted by MSPA Reader to speak in deep, regular voice, which threatens to lull the player back into slumber. They also appear to be perpetually tired, given their slow manner of speaking and overall sluggishness. Upon being freed, Charun thanks the player for lending a hand, but state that they can't quite leave yet as they are too tired and hungry to do anything. They later mention that foraging for food in the garbage takes quite a bit of effort, which might explain their fatigue. 

Charun makes art out of different items of junk they find, and seems somewhat defensive of their work. When the player describes their art as 'interesting', they aren't pleased with the player (for that's what other people say when they don't have anything good in mind) and flat out ignore them after that. They view art as "dicking around" and they oppose overthinking the entire process, taking a laid-back approach to it, just doing what "feels right". However, they aren't exactly in favour of not thinking at all or relying too much on instinct; saying that creating art requires a balance of both to achieve something truly astounding. 

They are also noted to have odd whims: Charun never bothered interacting with the player simply because they didn't feel inclined to socialize, and insists on pocketing Azdaja's and Konyyl's tracking device because it would serve as good art material. Even though the player tells them that stealing is a bad idea, Charun merely tells the player to stall for time so that they could keep the object to themselves. They later abandon the player to deal with the aftermath, showing that they aren't one to really value relationships. 

RelationshipsEdit

Charun lives very close to the MSPA Reader, and mentions that they have seen them before. Despite the short distance, however, Charun hadn't bothered to interact with the player as they simply didn't feel like it. 

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • According to the Extended Zodiac, their sign is Leiborn, sign of the Paradox, making them a potential Derse Dreamer and Hero of Rage.
  • Charun is the only revealed non-female olive blood.
  • Charun has a Fancy Santa and a doll resembling Lil Cal in their hive.
  • In the garbage dump on their route, there appears to be a Lusus version of Hobbes from Calvin and Hobbes in the background.


Hiveswap Friendship Simulatorv · d · e
The Player Mspa icon MSPA Reader
Befriendable Trolls
Volume One Scormini Ardata Carmia · Arrius Diemen Xicali
Volume Two Sagira Amisia Erdehn · Gemrius Cirava Hermod
Volume Three Taurist Skylla Koriga · Virus Bronya Ursama
Volume Four Liga Tagora Gorjek · Taurza Vikare Ratite
Volume Five Leus Polypa Goezee · Sagimino Zebruh Codakk
Volume Six Scornius ?????? Elwurd · Gemnius Kuprum and Gemittarius Folykl
Volume Seven Scorgo Remele Namaaq · Lepia Konyyl Okimaw
Volume Eight Licer Tyzias Entykk · Taurra Chixie Roixmr
Volume Nine Gemra Azdaja Knelax · Caprinius Chahut Maenad
Volume Ten Gempio Zebede Tongva · Libittarius Tegiri Kalbur
Volume Eleven Scorist Mallek Adalov · Viriborn Lynera Skalbi
Volume Twelve Sagicer Galekh Xigisi · Liblo Tirona Kasund
Volume Thirteen Lelo Boldir Lamati · Licen Stelsa Sezyat
Volume Fourteen Arittarius Marsti Houtek · Caprira Karako Pierot
Volume Fifteen Leiborn Charun Krojib · Virmino Wanshi Adyata
Volume Sixteen Aro Fozzer Velyes · Caprist Marvus Xoloto
Volume Seventeen Virnius Daraya Jonjet · Sagicorn Nihkee Moolah
Volume Eighteen Virsci Lanque Bombyx · Capriun Barzum and Caprimini Baizli
Supporting Characters Doc Scratch · Lusii · Mother Grub
Locations Alternia · Outglut · Ardata's hive · Brooding Caverns · Old Watchtower · Clown Church
Related Concepts Hiveswap · Troll · Troll Call · Friendsim Music
Volumes Volume One · Volume Two · Volume Three · Volume Four
Volume Five · Volume Six · Volume Seven · Volume Eight
Volume Nine · Volume Ten · Volume Eleven · Volume Twelve
Volume Thirteen · Volume Fourteen · Volume Fifteen
Volume Sixteen · Volume Seventeen · Volume Eighteen
Epilogue
Hiveswap and Hauntswitchv · d · e
Playable Kids Joeysymbol Joey Claire · Judesymbol Jude Harley
Playable Trolls Ariborn Xefros Tritoh · Taurcer Dammek
Supporting Humans Babysitter · Pa Harley · A. Claire · Mysterious Cult
Supporting Trolls Picen Trizza Tethis · Cridea Jeevik
Troll Call Trolls Gempio Zebede Tongva · Licer Tyzias Entykk · Scorist Mallek Adalov · Virnius Daraya Jonjet · Capriun Barzum Soleil · Caprimini Baizli Soleil · Sagicorn Nihkee Moolah · Caprinius Chahut Maenad · Arrius Diemen Xicali · Taurist Skylla Koriga · Gemittarius Folykl Darane · Gemnius Kuprum Maxlol · Leiborn Charun Krojib · Sagira Amisia Erdehn · Leus Polypa Goezee · Libittarius Tegiri Kalbur · Liblo Tirona Kasund · Viriborn Lynera Skalbi · Scornius ?????? Elwurd · Sagicer Galekh Xigisi · Taurza Vikare Ratite · Lelo Boldir Lamati · Gemrius Cirava Hermod · Liga Tagora Gorjek · Scormini Ardata Carmia · Caprist Marvus Xoloto · Aro Fozzer Velyes · Licen Stelsa Sezyat · Virmino Wanshi Adyata · Virus Bronya Ursama · Taurra Chixie Roixmr · Sagimino Zebruh Codakk · Gemra Azdaja Knelax · Lepia Konyyl Okimaw · Caprira Karako Pierot · Arittarius Marsti Houtek · Virsci Lanque Bombyx · Scorgo Remele Namaaq
Other Tesseract · The Lone Gunbirds · Green shadow monsters · Imperial Drone · Zoosmell · Cornibuster · Doc Scratch
Concepts Troll · Extended Zodiac · Cherub Portal · Abilitech · Prongle · Scythian · Achievements
Locations (Earth) Hauntswitch · Half-Harley Manor
Locations (Alternia) Outglut · Dammek's hive · Xefros' hive
Acts Hiveswap: Act 1
Additional Media Hiveswap Friendship Simulator (Vol. 1 · Vol. 2 · Vol. 3 · Vol. 4 · Vol. 5 · Vol. 6 · Vol. 7 · Vol. 8 · Vol. 9 · Vol. 10 · Vol. 11 · Vol. 12 · Vol. 13 · Vol. 14 · Vol. 15 · Vol. 16 · Vol. 17 · Vol. 18)
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