Hollow Knight: How To Get Double Jump Or Monarch Wings

Looking for the Monarch Wings' ability? Check out our guide on how to get Double Jump in Hollow Knight.

Double Jump is arguably the most common upgrade found in the Metroidvania games. Likewise, in Hollow Knight, you can get the Double jump or Monarch Wings as it is referred to in the game. It is one of the optional abilities that you can unlock as you progress in the game. While you can beat the game without having this upgrade, double-jump can help deal with the different creatures better. This upgrade can also gain access to the places like Palace Grounds and the White Palace. As you fight a variety of creatures from the underground, unlocking the Monarch Wings can be a major power-up along the way. But how to get this ability? Check out our guide to find out.

How to Get Double Jump in Hollow Knight

Before you unlock and get the Double Jump or Monarch Wings in Hollow Knight, you must unlock the Crystal Heart ability first. So, for the players that have unlocked the Crystal Heart already, scroll further to know how to get the Monarch Wings directly. While for those that haven’t unlocked Crystal Heart, here’s how to get this ability:

How to Get Crystal Heart

Crystal Heart is the ability that lets you fly horizontally in Hollow Knight.

  • To get the Crystal Heart you will need Mantis Claw and Mothwing Cloak. It is recommended to get the Cloak first and then the Mantis Claw.
  • You can obtain the Mothwing Cloak by defeating the Hornet in the Greenpath.

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  • Once you have got the cloak, head to the bottom west of the Mantis village. Be cautious of the enemies as you proceed to the bottom left.

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  • You will notice a switch as you go to the extreme left. Activate that switch to unlock a door that has Mantis Claw.
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  • Now that you have all the abilities to acquire Crystal Heart, head over to Forgotten Crossroads and make your way through Crystal Peak.

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  • You will find the Crystal Heart ability to the extreme east at the end of a platform in an old mining golem.

How to Get Monarch Wings (Hollow Knight Double Jump Location)

  • Now that you have the crystal heart ability, proceed through the Ancient Basin. The monarch wings are located on the marked location on the map here.

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  • As you go further into this location you will find one of the main bosses, Broken Vessel.
  • Defeat the Vessel and proceed further towards the left side to find the Monarch Wings.
  • You will see a fountain of moths and this is your cue to get the Double jump upgrade.

That’s all on how to get the Double jump in Hollow Knight. If you liked this guide, you can check out more Video Gaming Guides right here on Gamer Tweak.