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Fragile Greed is a Charm in Hollow Knight. It increases the amount of Geo that is dropped by enemies.


It is recommended to use this Charm in situations where death is unlikely, such as exploration, or in tandem with survivability-increasing Charms, while avoiding its use in boss battles.

The obvious downside is that once broken, Leg Eater only repairs it for a price. Late-game, the Geo may not be much of an issue, but the trip may be.

Unlike the other two fragile Charms, Fragile Greed is not useful for Dream Boss battles since Dream Bosses drop no Geo.

Lastly, it should be noted that its drawback is negated in Steel Soul runs since the run is over upon death anyway, making Fragile Greed a much more useful Charm in a Steel Soul run.

How to Acquire

Purchased from Leg Eater in the Fungal Wastes for Geo.png250. Wearing the Defender's Crest Charm causes Leg Eater to lower the cost to Geo.png200.

  • Shop description:
Very, very, special and valuable charm! Do you want to find more Geo? Hold this charm and go hunting! Then bring any Geo you find back to me!

When broken, Leg Eater can repair it for Geo.png150, or, while wearing Defender's Crest, for Geo.png120.

  • Shop description when broken:
It's broken now, and its power is sleeping. Very sad! Give me Geo, and I'll fix it.

Once the Grimm Troupe has been summoned, Divine becomes accessible in Dirtmouth. To get the unbreakable version of Fragile Greed, it must be equipped before listening to her, then it must be given to her when prompted. She eats the Charm, and then asks for Geo.png9000. Once the Geo is paid, she gives the unbreakable version of Fragile Greed, Unbreakable Greed.

Charm Combo Tips

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Gathering Swarm

Maximises Geo earned by picking up Geo that may have fallen into unreachable areas or that may have become hidden from view.


  • All extra Geo dropped by Fragile/Grimm Troupe Icon.png Unbreakable Greed has a white sheen to it and faster animations.
  • The Charm only affects Geo from defeating enemies; this means they do not work with Geo gained from Geo Deposits, Chests, completing Trials at the Colosseum of Fools, Rescuing Grubs, selling Relics to Relic Seeker Lemm, selling Rancid Eggs to Steel Soul Jinn, and getting Geo back from Millibelle.
Charm Compendium
Main Game

Wayward Compass.png
Wayward Compass
Gathering Swarm.png
Gathering Swarm
Stalwart Shell.png
Stalwart Shell
Soul Catcher.png
Soul Catcher
Shaman Stone.png
Shaman Stone
Soul Eater.png
Soul Eater
Thorns of Agony.png
Thorns of Agony
Fury of the Fallen.png
Fury of the Fallen
Fragile Heart.png
Fragile Heart
Fragile Greed.png
Fragile Greed
Fragile Strength.png
Fragile Strength
Spell Twister.png
Spell Twister
Steady Body.png
Steady Body
Heavy Blow.png
Heavy Blow
Quick Slash.png
Quick Slash
Mark of Pride.png
Mark of Pride
Baldur Shell.png
Baldur Shell
Defender's Crest.png
Defender's Crest
Glowing Womb.png
Glowing Womb
Quick Focus.png
Quick Focus
Deep Focus.png
Deep Focus
Lifeblood Heart.png
Lifeblood Heart
Lifeblood Core.png
Lifeblood Core
Joni's Blessing.png
Joni's Blessing
Grubberfly's Elegy.png
Grubberfly's Elegy
Spore Shroom.png
Spore Shroom
Sharp Shadow.png
Sharp Shadow
Shape of Unn.png
Shape of Unn
Nailmaster's Glory.png
Nailmaster's Glory
Dream Wielder.png
Dream Wielder
Void Heart.png
Void Heart

Unbreakable Heart.png
Unbreakable Heart
Unbreakable Greed.png
Unbreakable Greed
Unbreakable Strength.png
Unbreakable Strength
Carefree Melody.png
Carefree Melody