Hollow Knight Update Patch Notes (June 7, 2021)


Hollow Knight update patch notes released for PC players. According to the official Hollow Knight patch notes, the latest update added various tweaks and bug fixes. Apart from this, Hollow Knight version 1.36 also added new sounds and animations.

Since last patch, players are facing a number of issues with the game. Today’s Hollow Knight patch will address a few of these issues.

Check out more details below.


Hollow Knight Patch Notes

Added “Borderless” option to fullscreen in video options

64-bit is now required (For players with 32-bit computers the previous version ( can still be accessed as a beta)


Vulkan is now the default graphics API for Linux

Enabled controller rumble (only supported for certain configurations, e.g. Xbox One controller on Windows)

Hopefully less hitching, and less memory usage on startup (enabled incremental GC, removed heap size increase method)

Reduced screen tearing during screen shakes

Fixed uncollected Grubfather rewards being miss-able


Fixed the Soul Tyrant battle in pantheons getting stuck after being defeated sometimes

Fixed death loop if moving too high during Absolute Radiance phase 2

Fixed Elderbug’s Greenpath hint dialogue

Grimm chest reward is now left on the ground if you banish him without collecting it

Fixed issues with binding mouse buttons


Fixed multi damage sometimes taking too much health with lifeblood

Fixed Absolute Radiance music change triggering too early if moving too high in phase 2

Fixed Glowing Womb charm becoming inaccessible

Sideways dash is now preferred when Dashmaster is equipped (less accidental down dashing!)

Fixed issue where Watcher Knight’s back roll was not happening


Crystal Guardian will now wake up when damaged by area attacks (Spore Shroom, etc)

Fixed damage inconsistency with area attacks on Radiance, Absolute Radiance, and Pure Vessel

Fixed settings changed in pause menu being reset when quitting to menu

Fixed damage sometimes not being applied correctly to Nail Arts when using the Fury of the Fallen charm

Fixed dialogue box getting stuck when talking to Cloth in Queen’s Gardens


Fixed issue where closing the brightness menu in-game would in some cases restart the game

Various minor map fixes

Various minor translation fixes

Other minor fixes