Items in Hollow Knight is covered on this page. These items are collected throughout the game that has different properties, these items are characterized as Keys, Quest Items, Upgrades, and Tradeable Items that can aid The Knight in specific events. On this page, you can find a list of all the available items featured in Hollow Knight.

What are Items in Hollow Knight?

There are four categories of types of items that can be found in Hollow Knight, each having its own function. These category of items are Keys or Key Items, Quest Items, Upgrade Items, and Tradeable Items.

  • Keys or Key Items: These items are mainly used to unlock doors, new locations, and even chests that are scattered around Hallownest. You can either purchase these key items or locate them in various sections of an area.
  • Quest Items: Quest Items in Hollow Knight are to be used for completing specific Quests in Hollow Knight. It can either be given to certain NPCs, to unlock some features in the game, or to simply progress the story of the game. Quest Items can either be purchased from Merchants, given by an NPC, or simply found in specified sections of a location.
  • Trade Items: These special, unique items are to be traded with specific NPCs or Merchants in Hollow Knight. If given to a special character, a player can gain a reward in return or even request for services provided that you can hand over the required item.
  • Upgrade Items: Upgrade Items in Hollow Knight are vital for The Knight, these items help in increasing the stats of The Knight such as increasing its Health, SOUL, and Equipment such as the Nail.


How do I View my Items in Hollow Knight?

The various items that you have collected in Hollow Knight can be viewed by opening the Inventory button of your PC or Console:

  • PC: Inventory - I
  • Playstation: Inventory - Touch Pad
  • Switch: Inventory - (-) Button
  • Xbox: Inventory - Back Button



Hollow Knight All Items


Hollow Knight Keys

Keys in Hollow Knight are items that are used to unlock certain doors within Hallownest. Some keys can be purchased from a Merchant and some are scattered throughout the map.

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City Crest

"Stone slab bearing the crest of the Hallownest capital city. Has an insert on the back that would fit into a slot."


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Elegant Key

"An explorer found this fancy key floating in the waterways of the city far below us. I've not cleaned it."


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King's Brand

"Marks the bearer as King."


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Love Key

"Covered in padding, it bears a symbol of love."


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Shopkeeper's Key

"Small brass key made in the likeness of a shopkeeper."


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Simple Key

"Simply, a simple key. It will fit a variety of locks, which is useful if you like to poke around in places you don't belong."


Hollow Knight Quest Items

Quest Items in Hollow Knight are items that are used as an aid to traverse and explore the depths of Hallownest. Some Quest Items can be purchased from a Merchant and some are scattered throughout the map.

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Delicate Flower

"Given by the Grey Mourner. She has asked you to place it at the grave of her mantis lover in the Queen's Gardens."


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Hunter's Journal

"Prove yourself worthy to bear the mark of Hunter."


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Lumafly Lantern

"Crystal lantern containing a Lumafly. Brightens dark caverns so wanderers can find their way."


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Map and Quill

" The map of Hallownest used to find undiscovered areas."


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Ruined Flower

" Destroyed and is now worthless as an object of sentiment."


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Tram Pass

"A lifetime pass to the tramways connecting parts of Hallownest."


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"Seek the gods of Hallownest. Tune their power. Through their strength, ascend."


Hollow Knight Trade Items

Trade Items in Hollow Knight are items that can be exchanged into Geo or assistance. These Trade Items can be found scattered within the depths of Hallownest.

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Arcane Egg

"Mysterious stone egg from before the birth of Hallownest."


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Hallownest Seal

"Official seal of the Kingdom of Hallownest, symbolizing the authority of the King and his Knights."


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King's Idol

"A white idol depicting the King of Hallownest. The elusive king was worshipped through these idols."


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Rancid Egg

"Fatty, rancid egg of an unknown creature."


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Wanderer's Journal

"A journal left behind by a long-dead traveller. The words are written in a forgotten dialect and difficult to understand."


Hollow Knight Upgrade Items

Upgrade Items in Hollow Knight are items that are used to enhance The Knight's status such as health, SOUL, and his equipment. Some Quest Items can be purchased from a Merchant and some are scattered throughout the map.

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Mask Shard

"A shard of an ancient mask, worn to protect oneself from harm."


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Pale Ore

"Rare, pale metal that emanates an icy chill."


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Salubra's Blessing

"A boon bestowed by Charm Lover Salubra."


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Vessel Fragment

"Fragment of a white vessel made to contain SOUL."

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