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Shaman Stone is a Charm in Hollow Knight. It increases the damage of Spells and the size of Vengeful Spirit/Shade Soul.[Note 1]

Usefulness

Since it increases Spell damage by 33-51% depending on the Spell, it is incredibly powerful, as it can be used to one-shot many enemies from safe ranges, or to deal more Spell damage to bosses.

Shaman Stone is incredibly useful for speedrunning, not only because of the damage boost it gives to Spells, but also because of how fast and easy it is to acquire compared to other damage sources like Fragile Strength, Quick Slash, or Pale Ore.

How to Acquire

Bought from Salubra for Geo.png 220 in the Forgotten Crossroads.

  • Shop description:
Are you a spellcaster, you little scoundrel? Ho ho! I'm only teasing.
If you ever learn any spells you should buy this charm for yourself. I've heard it will make a spell much stronger!

Charm Combo Tips

Joni's Blessing.png

Joni's Blessing
Since using this Charm is for Spell-casting-focused builds, it can be useful in combination with Joni's Blessing in battles where healing is difficult or impossible.
Spell Twister.png

Spell Twister
Useful to use in combination with Spell Twister since it reduces the SOUL cost of Spells.
Soul Eater.png

Soul Eater
Soul Eater works extremely well in combination with Shaman Stone as it allows for more frequent casting of Spells.
Soul Catcher.png

Soul Catcher
Soul Catcher works well in combination with Shaman Stone as it allows for more frequent casting of Spells.
Flukenest.png

Flukenest
Shaman Stone increases the damage to 5 (from 4), resulting in a total damage of 45 with Vengeful Spirit and 80 with Shade Soul. Fluke projectiles are also, on average, 31.9% bigger.[Note 2] Shaman Stone only affects the Defender's Crest + Flukenest combo by increasing the damage frequency, allowing for 26-30 damage.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 The width of the projectile is increased by 30% and the height by 60%.
  2. Without any Charms, the size multiplier for the fluke projectiles is a random number between 0.7 and 0.9. With Shaman Stone, the multiplier is a random number between 0.9 and 1.2.
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
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
Shape of Unn.png

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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