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Gathering Swarm is a Charm in Hollow Knight. It spawns a swarm that collects dropped Geo.

Usefulness

This Charm is primarily used to grind Geo more easily. It is useful for collecting Geo that falls into spikes, thorns, and hard to reach places. If the area is exited before all Geo has been collected, it is lost (Geo carried by the swarm that has not yet reached the Knight is not lost).

Gathering Swarm does not collect Geo that has fallen into acid, or into an opening that leads to another area.

How to Acquire

Do you find yourself leaving a lot of Geo behind as you hurry through the caverns?
This charm will make sure that any loose change finds its way back to you.

Charm Combo Tips

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Fragile Greed
Gathering Swarm works best in combination with Fragile Greed/Grimm Troupe Icon.png Unbreakable Greed to gain even more Geo.

Trivia

  • The Gathering Swarm does not collect Geo dropped by the Grubfather or Geo dropped as a reward for completing a Trial in the Colosseum of Fools.
Charm Compendium
Main Game
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Wayward Compass
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Gathering Swarm
Stalwart Shell.png

Stalwart Shell
Soul Catcher.png

Soul Catcher
Shaman Stone.png

Shaman Stone
Soul Eater.png

Soul Eater
Dashmaster.png

Dashmaster
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
Longnail.png

Longnail
Mark of Pride.png

Mark of Pride
Baldur Shell.png

Baldur Shell
Flukenest.png

Flukenest
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
Grubsong.png

Grubsong
Grubberfly's Elegy.png

Grubberfly's Elegy
Hiveblood.png

Hiveblood
Spore Shroom.png

Spore Shroom
Sharp Shadow.png

Sharp Shadow
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Shape of Unn
Nailmaster's Glory.png

Nailmaster's Glory
Dream Wielder.png

Dream Wielder
Kingsoul.png

Kingsoul
Void Heart.png

Void Heart

Unbreakable Heart.png

Unbreakable Heart
Unbreakable Greed.png

Unbreakable Greed
Unbreakable Strength.png

Unbreakable Strength
Dreamshield.png

Dreamshield
Weaversong.png

Weaversong
Sprintmaster.png

Sprintmaster
Carefree Melody.png

Carefree Melody
Grimmchild.png

Grimmchild
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