About Hollow Knight
Hollow Knight was developed by Team Cherry and was first released in February 2017.
The game occurs in the world of Hallownest where the player movement is limited to certain items or abilities.
To move the player need maps bought from a shopkeeper with a currency called Geo, he can also upgrade the maps later to reveal more parts and explore new areas. shopkeeper sells other items the player can buy to use in the game.
Each area has a boss enemy that you need to defeat to get for getting rewards or new upgrades.
In this post, we’re going to see the Hollow Knight Charms Collection available in the game.
What are Charms?
Charms are unique collectible items that provide you with different kinds of abilities. There are up to 45 unique Charms available that you can obtain throughout the game; however, 40 of them you can keep while the remaining five Charms can be replaced with the listed items or acquired Charms. The five available charms are the following:
- Fragile Heart
- Fragile Greed
- Fragile Strength
What are Notches?
Particular types of items that you can use to equip the favorite Charm since each Charm has an unprecedented amount of Notches. If you’re a die-hard fan of Hollow Knight, then you may know how many Notches are here. Approx. 11 kinds of Notches can be found in the game, and by default, your character (The Knight) starts his adventure with three Notches, while the remaining eight can be obtained as you advance through the game. While playing the game, some merchants will appear who are selling notches while some are earned by completing a series of requirements.
Hollow Knight Overcharmed
It is a system that is specially designed to display the status of your character. It will show status when your character fulfills the requirements of an objective. However, in this event, your character has five chances to equip a Charm that takes your strength beyond the max number of Notches it can hold. Once the requirements are completed, the Overcharmed status will be activated. If you didn’t like the effect, then you can easily remove it by merely un-equipping the Charm that has caused it to overpass the Notch limit. It will be shown by a purple aura on the health gauge. However, it is a profitable strategy for those players who are enough skilled to survive the 50 increase in damage.
To make it appear on your health meter, you should have at least up to one Notch space remaining and used for the Charms that are essential but need lots of Notches.
We’ve compiled a list showing the best Charms for you with how to use the method. The list is divided into two parts, and it means the charms are categorized into two types such as:
- Best Charms
- The Grimm Troupe Charms.
In this section, we’ll discuss both categories of charms particularly and let you know how to use them accurately while playing the game to take on enemies and complete the levels.
Best Hollow Knight Charms
It is one of the best items that show the location of the character on the map, even without the specific route of that area. The trustworthy thing for those players who are new to this game and have to find a way around the complex labyrinth.
Are you looking for an item which will help you in increasing the invincibility duration after having damage to two seconds, then it is the best item for you. Using 200 Geo, you can purchase it from Sly in Dirtmouth.
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Players can use this Charm to collect Geo (in-game Currency) automatically and quickly. It is beneficial to pick Geo that falls into water, spikes, and other thorns. You can purchase this Charm using 300 Geo from Sly in Dirthmouth. In short, it will help you gathering Geo on the floor or even from spikes.
The impact of damage and the size of spells can be increased by up to 33 with the use of Shaman Stone. During the gameplay, you can acquire it from Charm Love Salubra using 220 Geo at the bottom of south-east corner of the map. It is the ideal Charm for caster builds.
Soul Catcher is used to increase the number of Souls captured when hitting enemies using the nail. The perfect Charm for both the caster builds and heavy soul usage builds. You can acquire this Charm from the secret tunnels below the stone coffin at the Spirit Tower’s bottom.
It is responsible for decreasing the cool-down for dashing without any stop by 50 and allows dashing downwards continuously. Usually, Dashmaster Charm can be located outside and blow the south-east area. You can use it to increase the speed of traveling across the map.
Amazingly, it increases the number of souls when you defeat the enemies using the nail. However, it is responsible for generating the three times higher amount of soul than Standard Soul Catcher, while costing twice Notches. With this item, you can take advantage of capturing more souls to gain more power.
If you’re looking for a way that will prove helpful in reducing the Soul cost whenever you cast powerful spells against enemies, then Spell Twister will be a trustworthy Charm for you to use while playing the game. It proves one of the best Charms for the caster builds.
Thorns of Agony
It will emit blackthorns after receiving damage. The charm is capable enough of dealing up to 200 of the destruction of your nail to foes in a specific small part of land across another character. You can acquire the charm at the end of the tunnel comprises both Lumaflies and Thorns.
One of the most brilliant item for physical damage build and increases the power of the bearer’s nail, which causing the enemies to recoil when they take damage. During the battle, it will provide you with a decent combat advantage by increasing the number of enemy distance.
It helps keep the bearer from recoiling backward when they try to attack enemies using a nail. You can use this item whenever stuck in brutal combat and apply this to decrease the chance of being beaten across and taking extra damage.
The item increases the power of the nail of bearer up to 15 . You know what it means, you become able to keep your enemies under your thumb and can prevent it from attacking. It will increase your power and lets you beat enemies in style like never before.
This item will allow you to kill enemies in style and speedily using the nail you have to use. However, it’s a unique item that can be used in physical damage builds and responsible for increasing the damage outcome in the same time frame.
It will turn your applied Vengeful Spirit Spell, during the battle, into massive waves of volatile baby flukes. It causes triple damage and a wide range of sacrifices. You will find it useful whenever battling against bosses. It will introduce new dialog boxes with Fluke Hermit, and you can discover it in the secret area situated in the bottom of the corner on the map.
Mark of Pride
With the use of this item, the range of bearer’s nail could be increased by 25 . It means you become able to defeat your enemies within no time. Surprisingly, it adds up a 10 nail attack range, which will cost you only one Notch.
Using this Charm, you can quickly increase the speed of your targeting soul to enable the bearer to heal as fast as possible. Such kind of charm is beneficial in a tight situation and will work where healing is impossible. Before moving ahead in advance stages, be sure, you have this Charm to use when taking extra damage to heal your injuries and survive longer.
Don’t waste time whenever you do not intend to play. However, you can use this Charm to gain a coating of lifeblood that will help to avoid taking damage when you’re in a rest position. It will become more potent if players have a caster-based build.
Deep Focus Charm is specially designed to make the bearer focus on Soul slower, but the healing effect will turn into a double when the player tries to use it. However, it will cost the player up to 4 Notches.
With an additional Notch, the player will receive a coating of lifeblood that will defend him from getting damage. This Charm is ideal for the caster-based builds and helpful when you are getting rest.
If the player has Grubsong Charm, he will receive the soul when taking damage during the fight. During the gameplay, the player can learn something unique, and the outcome will be useful in critical situations. It requires only 1 Notch to be unlocked.
Up to four Notches are required to activate the item to see the magic. Amazingly, it will heal all the wounds of bearer over time, enabling you to recover the health without making any focus on Soul. Meanwhile, it is useful in some situations, because it can improve one mask and will cost you up to 4 Notches, an expansive deal.
Use this charm, and you can empower weapons using the specific strength. Would you know? When a bearer is at its full peak of power, it will start firing beams of energy using the nail, offering you a variety of attacks that can be used to defeat enemies.
It requires only one Notch, and when your focused Soul, starts emitting a cloud to damage all the enemies. It will be proved trustworthy in some situations. To acquire this Charm, you should navigate the bottom of the map and deal with NPC.
The body of the bearer gets stronger and will make a substantial dent on enemies upon getting this charm. It mixes further damage with Dasmaster, causing the change of playstyle in some cases. Only two Notches are required for this one.
It permits the bearer to boost up the powers and use the Dream Nail faster than ever before to gather as many Souls as possible while hitting enemies. With the quite satisfying feature, it serves as one of the best Effective Soul Gathering Charms.
You need up to three Notches to activate it. Conjures a shield that will defend the bearer, and whenever the protection touches any enemy, it will break and need some to reform. Attacking will cause the shield to bash outward while focusing will make the shield rotate at high speed in a small radius.
This Charm can be used to summon a powerful entity that grows stronger as the charm proceeds through the phase. To level up, you need to navigate the environment to find flames highlight on the map. It has four different periods, and each has a unique appearance.
It is fully equipped with a song that may defend the bearer from taking any damage while playing the game. The block chance reset to zero percent every time after use and increases with each hit received. In total, the over probability of defending blow comes out to 22.3 percent, which will increase the health of the player of up to 28 percent.
You can easily find this charm in Queen’s Garden, and it requires up to five Notch to get active. So you can’t equip it.
White Fragment (Second)
This Charm is located in White Palace (also known as Pale King), and the same as the first White Fragment, it isn’t able to equip while navigating the world.
One of the best powerful charms in Hollow Knight. It is a symbol of the union between higher races. While playing the game, the bearer can slowly absorb the unlimited soul comprised within it. Kingsoul is a useful charm for platforming and exploration challenges.
This charm can be used as an alternative to Kingsoul, and once you equipped it, then it is impossible for you to remove it. However, Void Heart isn’t powerful enough like Kingsoul, nor does it use any notch.
It is also known as Silken Charm that comprises a song of farewell; Weavers left it when departed Hallownest for their past land. Summoning Weaverlings will provide the lonely bearer with some championship and protection against enemies.
Fully loaded with passion, skill, and regret of Nailmaster. It can be used to increase the mastery of the Nail Arts of Bearer, which enabling them to make their focus even faster and reveal arts sooner. Using it, you can smash mostly base enemies in one hit.
Shape of Unn
Required two Notch to work, and it can be used to reveals the form of Unn within the bearer. Although the charm is focusing on soul, the bearer can take on a new shape and can take on enemies. While using this charm, you aren’t able to jump or can make use of any movement abilities. You can obtain it from Unn situated beneath the Lake of Unn.
This Charm is blessed by Jony and can easily be obtained early in the game if the Knight knows where to go, though the limit of having only Lifeblood Masks lets the player avoid taking too much damage to survive longer. Additionally, the player won’t be able to load it until obtaining at least one Notch.
Glowing Womb is a Charm that will drain the soul of the bearer and uses it to the birth hatchling. You may know that hatchling has no ambitions regarding life or eat, expect they are ready to sacrifice themselves to defend their creator.
It is a unique charm you found in Hollow Knight. This charm is gifted by the king of Hallownest to his loyal knight. Although the charm is scratched and dirty but it’s worth it.
Baldur Shell is always ready to defend its bearer with a durable shell while focusing on the soul. Although the shell isn’t sustainable, it will shatter if it absorbs too much damage. It will cost you two notches and can block up to four hits.
Fury of the Fallen
It is embodied the heroism and violence that appears upon those who are going to die. It will be activated to increase the strength of the bearer when they are near to die. Two Notches need to use it to cause only affects Nail damage.
You can use it to strengthen the bearer and also increase the damage they deal with foes with a nail. The Charm is fragile and will be torn into pieces once its holder killed. Although the Fragile Strength doesn’t affect the damage coming from the Crystal Heart dash. Seriously, this charm is mighty and powerful, and you only need one or more notch to unlock. To purchase, you simply make contact with Leg Eater in Fungal Waster for only 500 Geo (in-game currency).
Once you get your hands with Fragile Greed, it becomes easier to find more Geo when fighting against enemies. The sensitive will be smashed if the bearer is slaughtered. When you’re using Fragile Greed, the enemies will drop 20 to 60 percent extra Geo.
If the bearers have more health, it means they can take more damage while playing the game. It will be smashed upon coming in contact with enemies. Even though it breaks upon the death of its bearer, the charm is quite potent.
Beares with familiar look like a bug, known as The Sprintmaster. It grants the bearer additional speed, which is only applied while the Knight is grounded can can’t be impeded by specific zones or liquid, including water or acid.
It is unbreakable charm, and once you have summoned the Grimm Troupe, Divine will appear to obtain in the form of Dirthmouth. While playing the game, you must equip it and then give it to Dirthmouth once promoted. However, she will eat the charm and ask you for 9000 Geo. Once you paid the required amount, she offers you the unbreakable version of Unbreakable Greed Charm.
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