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Mothwing Cloak Shade Cloak

The Mothwing Cloak is an Ability in Hollow Knight. It allows dashing forward a short distance.


Press DASH to dash a short distance in the direction the Knight is facing. Can be used in mid-air. The cooldown between dashes is 0.6 seconds. Refreshes when the Knight lands on the ground, bounces off an enemy/object with their Nail, or clings to/jumps off a wall using the Mantis Claw.

Allows the Knight to cross gaps too far to reach by jumping, and makes it easier to dodge enemies and their attacks.


Can be upgraded to the Shade Cloak.

The Dashmaster Charm reduces the cooldown between dashes from 0.6 seconds to 0.4 seconds. It also allows the Knight to dash downwards.

How to Acquire

Found on the body of a Vessel after defeating Hornet in Greenpath in the boss arena.