Steel Soul Mode is a game mode in Hollow Knight that the player unlocks after completing the game once.

In Steel Soul Mode, there are two main changes to gameplay:

As death is permanent, this means that the Fragile Charms sold by Leg Eater become significantly more useful, as their main penalty (breaking upon death) is nullified.

Steel Soul Game Over

The Game Over screen, only visible if you die in Steel Soul Mode.

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