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Shovel Knight Dig update out now (version 1.0.8), patch notes

Posted on September 23, 2022 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Shovel Knight Dig update 1.0.8

Shovel Knight Dig is here, and it’s accompanied by a version 1.0.8 update. The patch notes are in from Yacht Club Games.

With the update, a bunch of fixes and improvements are included, and that even involves level design changes. Loading times and performance are also improved on Switch.

The full patch notes for the Shovel Knight Dig version 1.0.8 update are as follows:


  • Fix – Occasional crash when killed by the Drill
  • Fix – Selection box alignment in controller button-binding menu
  • Fix – Too many rats swarming in mushroom ambush room
  • Fix – Falling rocks could sometimes inadvertently kill a swarm of Propeller Rats
  • Fix – Gastronomole, in rare occasions, not appear at his station
  • Fix – Improper scaling on some accessory icons
  • Fix – Troupple Familiar could sometimes be prevented from healing you when interrupted during a heal
  • Fix – Some dialog UI was present even after dialog was complete
  • Fix – Item physics interactions with War Horn
  • Fix – Various soft locks that the player could experience during specific room generations
  • Fix – Instances where only 2 of 3 gold gears would generate in a stage
  • Fix – Localization bugs and improvements to clarify text
  • Fix – Issues with unintended behavior for some relics
  • Fix – Inconsistent leaderboard stage displays
  • Improvement – General level design changes for Magic Landfill
  • Improvement – General level design changes for Smelt
  • Improvement – General level design changes for Hive
  • Improvement – General level design changes for Water
  • Improvement – Attacking Death Bags will recover them
  • Improvement – Adjusted difficulty for some bosses
  • Improvement – Familiar/Follower movement alignment
  • Improvement – General level design improvements for mini Shovel Knight in Mushroom
  • Improvement – Pause menu navigation and alignment improvements


  • Improved Loading Times and Performance

All players on Switch can download the new 1.0.8 update for Shovel Knight Dig now.


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