Hanging around Quelaag's Domain and Demon Ruins are a number of infected undead. What they are carrying on their backs are the eggs and larvae of an unknown beast.

The Egg Carriers are extremely easy to avoid by simply running past them. However, if you attack them the parasites they carry will also attack you. If you get bitten by the larvae there is a chance you will become infected as well.

Becoming a carrier

Once you are infected:

To remove the parasite consume an Egg Vermifuge.

Eingyi stands watch over the Chaos Servant Covenant and the Fair Lady, the covenant leader. He is also an Egg Carrier.
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Advance stages of an Egg Head Infection. Use Egg Vermifuge to remove.
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