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Fragile Greed is a Charm in Hollow Knight. It increases the amount of Geo that is dropped by enemies.[Note 1]


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. Dreamgate can be used to reach Leg Eater more easily.

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.png 250. Wearing the Defender's Crest Charm causes Leg Eater to lower the cost to Geo.png 200.

  • 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.png 150, or, while wearing Defender's Crest, for Geo.png 120.

  • 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.png 9000. Once the Geo is paid, she gives the unbreakable version of Fragile Greed, Unbreakable Greed.

Charm Combo Tips

Gathering Swarm.png

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.


  1. 1.0 1.1 The amount of each Geo type (1, 5, or 25 Geo) is increased by 20%, rounded up.
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



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Carefree Melody