Narehate (or "hollow") are beings who have survived the 6th layer's curse and whose bodies have become deformed as a result. They can take many different forms depending on the circumstances of their transformation. Their exact properties as a species are unknown. The word "narehate" comes from the term "nare no hate" (成れの果て) which means "the shadow of one's former self".
Many of Bondrewd's experiments at Idofront ended with his test subjects becoming narehate, which were abandoned in the Miniature Garden Of Dawn on the 6th Layer. Most end up as amorphous blobs of flesh with little to no brain activity. So far, we know that Mitty is the only Narehate that is (almost) indestructible, can survive without food or water, and can neutralize any poisons they come into contact with. Any physical wounds received simply heal, though the tissue becomes slightly more mangled with each regeneration. However, certain relics and weapons (like Reg's incinerator) are capable of inflicting permanent damage. Mitty is an example of one of Bondrewd's Narehate. Inside Idofront, once experimented by Bondrewd, narehate's status can be seen by him through narehate's life signatures encased in tubes which live narehates indicates reddish light and dead narehates indicates no light.
In very special circumstances, due to a practice that places one person's burden of the curse onto another, sometimes the effects of the curse are nullified, and what is received instead is what Bondrewd refers to as the "blessing." The result of this ends with the subject still being deformed, but their mind and overall anatomy remains intact. Rather than becoming unrecognizable, people who receive the blessing gain animalistic qualities such as fur and claws. The only two known beings who have become narehate due to this method are Nanachi, and Bondrewd himself.
Faputa is another narehate similar to Nanachi and Bondrewd, in that she is humanoid and intelligent, though noticeably more animalistic than either of the above two. Her point of origin is unknown, though due to her resemblance to Nanachi, and based on Majikajya's comment that Nanachi is a narehate of "the old ritual place," it can be assumed that Faputa originates from Idofront as well, and somehow received the blessing in a way similar to Nanachi.
|“||Every Narehate's body more or less took on the form of their desire.||”|
Narehate at the village of Ilblu are very different than the narehate at Idofront. They take many different shapes and forms, and seem to be made of many different materials. Majikajya stated that when someone chooses to become a narehate, they become bound to the village and cannot leave, but in return receive the form of their desire and the village's protection. While many of the narehate at Ilblu seem to be somewhat amorphous, most of them retain at least some sense of their humanity and are able to communicate with one another. Some, like Kajya, are even able to speak the language of the delvers.