Knox

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Type of Chicken villager Knox chn11
Artwork of Knox the Chicken
Species Personality Gender
Chicken Cranky Male
Birthday November 23rd Sagittarius
Favorite saying "A chicken's coop is its castle."
Catchphrase "cluckling"
Clothing Cavalier Shirt (Red)[nb 1]
Main appearances

Other appearances
Names in other languages
 キンカク[nb 2]
 금끼오[nb 5]
 Kalin
 Tschiwi
 金阁[nb 3]
 Wolfram
 Tono
 Knox
 金閣[nb 4]
 Wolfram
 Tono
 Нокс[nb 6]
Phrase in other languages
 せいッ
 하앗
 uovole
 knusprig
 等待
 ra-ta-tak
 mazorca
 nestei
 等待
 ra-ta-tak
 cocorocó
 короко

Knox is a cranky chicken villager in the Animal Crossing series. He first appeared in Animal Crossing: City Folk and has appeared in all subsequent games. He is the only cranky chicken in the series. He appears to be based on a medieval knight, wearing a helmet and a Cavalier Shirt, and having a medieval-themed house in Animal Crossing: City Folk and Animal Crossing: New Leaf. His name may come from Fort Knox, an American military base which houses gold, hence his gold helmet. He shares his catchphrase with another chicken villager, Betty.

Knox is established to work together with Sterling in Knox's profile on the official Japanese website for Animal Crossing: City Folk.[1] Additionally, Knox and Sterling's New Horizons photos are counterparts to each other, containing mirrored poses both displayed against a Rustic-Stone Wall. Their relationship is hinted at with their similar Japanese names being counterparts to each other.

In New Horizons, Knox has the education hobby and can be seen wearing Rimmed Glasses, reading a novel while outside, and using a magnifying glass when near certain objects.

Characteristics[edit]

Appearance[edit]

Artwork of Knox from City Folk.

Knox is a gray chicken who is dressed as a knight from medieval times. He is one of the few villagers that wear headgear; in this case, a solid gold helmet. His black eyes are halfway covered by his helmet. He has an appearance similar to Sterling, who also has a knight-like outfit.

Personality[edit]

Below is a brief description of the cranky personality. For more information, click here.

Knox is a cranky villager, making him seem quite bitter, but can come across as humorous due to his insulting speech. Knox will belittle and appear insensitive to the player when first interacted with, but eventually will warm up to them when befriended, though he will still be insulting in some cases. Due to his bitter behavior, he will be annoyed by peppy villagers and will offend normal and big sister villagers, though he admires lazy villagers and will get along fine with snooty and other cranky villagers.

Villager information[edit]

In City Folk[edit]

In Animal Crossing: City Folk, Knox cannot be one of the starting villagers in the player's town.

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
November 23 Sagittarius Cranky cluckling
Default clothing One-Way Tee CF Model.png One-Way Tee
Default umbrella Red Umbrella CF Model.png Red Umbrella
Smallcheckmark.png Favorite clothing style Refined
Smallxmark.png Least favorite clothing style Cute
Favorite furniture styles Dignified and Retro
Favorite furniture color
 
Brown
Favorite series Regal Series

In New Leaf[edit]

Knox
A man's coop is his castle.

Knox

Knox

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
November 23 Sagittarius Cranky cluckling
Default clothing Cavalier Shirt NL Model.png Cavalier Shirt
Default umbrella Red Umbrella NL Model.png Red Umbrella
Favorites
Smallcheckmark.png Favorite style Iconic
Smallxmark.png Least favorite style Flashy
Favorite color
 
Brown
Biography
Siblings Eldest triplet
Skill Calculating tips
Goal Firefighter
Halloween fear Mummy Mask NL Model.png Mummy Mask
Coffee preferences
Type of beans Blend
Amount of milk Lots
Amount of sugar Three spoonfuls

In New Horizons[edit]

Knox
A chicken's coop is its castle.

Knox

Birthday Personality Catchphrase
November 23 Sagittarius Cranky (B) cluckling
Default clothing Cavalier Shirt (Red) NH Icon.png Cavalier Shirt (Red)
Other default clothing
  • During rain (if not using umbrella): Raincoat (Red) NH Icon.png Raincoat (Red) & Outdoor Hat (Red) NH Icon.png Outdoor Hat (Red)
  • During snow: Down Jacket (Red) NH Icon.png Down Jacket (Red) & Knit Hat (Red) NH Icon.png Knit Hat (Red)
  • Sleepwear and if sick: PJ Outfit (Red) NH Icon.png PJ Outfit (Red)
  • While exercising: Athletic Jacket (Red) NH Icon.png Athletic Jacket (Red)
  • While doing yoga: Tank (Brown) NH Icon.png Tank (Brown)
  • While sunbathing: Triangle Shades (Black) NH Icon.png Triangle Shades
  • Fishing Tourney: Athletic Jacket (Red) NH Icon.png Athletic Jacket (Red) & Denim Cap (Light Blue) NH Icon.png Denim Cap (Light Blue)
  • Bug-Off: Athletic Jacket (Red) NH Icon.png Athletic Jacket (Red) & Denim Cap (Light Blue) NH Icon.png Denim Cap (Light Blue)
  • Bunny Day: Earth-Egg Outfit NH Icon.png Earth-Egg Outfit  & Earth-Egg Shell NH Icon.png Earth-Egg Shell
  • Halloween: Flashy Animal Costume (Red) NH Icon.png Flashy Animal Costume (Red) & Impish Horns (Red) NH Icon.png Impish Horns (Red)
  • Turkey Day: Straw Boater (Dark Brown) NH Icon.png Straw Boater (Dark Brown)
  • Turkey Day (chef): Chef's Outfit (Brown) NH Icon.png Chef's Outfit (Brown) & Chef's Hat NH Icon.png Chef's Hat
  • Toy Day: Santa Hat NH Icon.png Santa Hat
  • Countdown: Tweed Jacket (Brown) NH Icon.png Tweed Jacket (Brown) & Star Shades (Yellow) NH Icon.png Star Shades (Yellow)[nb 7]
  • Birthday & Wedding Season photoshoot: Tweed Jacket (Brown) NH Icon.png Tweed Jacket (Brown) & Star Shades (Yellow) NH Icon.png Star Shades (Yellow)[nb 8]
  • As a student for the school[nb 9]: School Uniform with Necktie (Navy Blue) NH Icon.png School Uniform with Necktie (Navy Blue)
  • As the teacher for the school[nb 9]: Checkered Sweater Vest (Light Brown) NH Icon.png Checkered Sweater Vest (Light Brown) & Rimmed Glasses (Black) NH Icon.png Rimmed Glasses (Black)
  • As the cashier/employee for the restaurant[nb 9]: Café Uniform (Brown) NH Icon.png Café Uniform (Brown)
  • As the chef/apprentice for the restaurant[nb 9]: Chef's Outfit (Brown) NH Icon.png Chef's Outfit (Brown) & Chef's Hat NH Icon.png Chef's Hat
  • As a staff for the café[nb 9]: Diner Apron (Red) NH Icon.png Diner Apron (Red)
  • As the receptionist for the hospital[nb 9]: Nurse's Jacket (Blue) NH Icon.png Nurse's Jacket (Blue)
  • As the doctor for the hospital[nb 9]: Doctor's Coat (Red Necktie) NH Icon.png Doctor's Coat (Red Necktie)
  • As a patient for the hospital[nb 9]: PJ Outfit (Green) NH Icon.png PJ Outfit (Green)
  • As the shop manager for the apparel shop[nb 9]: Staff Uniform (Yellow) NH Icon.png Staff Uniform (Yellow)
  • While practicing hula[nb 9]: Hula Top (Red) NH Icon.png Hula Top (Red) & Hibiscus Hairpin (Red) NH Icon.png Hibiscus Hairpin (Red)
  • While floating in the ocean[nb 9]: Horizontal-Striped Wet Suit (Red) NH Icon.png Horizontal-Striped Wet Suit (Red) & Round Tinted Shades (Dark Brown) NH Icon.png Round Tinted Shades (Dark Brown)
  • During DJ KK's concerts[nb 9]: Tropical Cut-and-Sew Tank (Blue) NH Icon.png Tropical Cut-and-Sew Tank (Blue), Tropical Turban (Red) NH Icon.png Tropical Turban (Red), & Neon Shades (Orange & Lime) NH Icon.png Neon Shades (Orange & Lime)
  • Default umbrella Two-Tone Umbrella NH Icon.png Two-Tone Umbrella
    Default phone  Default Phone Case (Yellow) NH Model.png  Yellow
    Favorite styles Elegant and Gorgeous
    Favorite colors
     
    Brown
    and
     
    Red
    Hobby Education
    Carried bag Paper Bag NH Model.png Paper
    Book Education Book Interior NH Texture.png Novel
    Food Lollipop Food NH Model.png Lollipop
    Drink Soda can Drink NH Model.png Soda can
    Popsicle Ramune-soda Popsicle NH Model.png Ramune-soda
    Ideal clothing for Knox – Brown / Red Elegant and Gorgeous clothing
    Villagers prefer clothing that matches any one of their favorite colors or styles.
    For brevity, the following list only shows clothing that matches both favorite colors and one favorite style.
    Name Image Price Available from
    Bekasab Robe (Red) Bekasab Robe (Red) NH Icon.png  2,520 Bells  Able Sisters
    Chesterfield Coat (Brown) Chesterfield Coat (Brown) NH Icon.png  2,320 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Gown Coat (Red) Gown Coat (Red) NH Icon.png  2,000 Bells  Able Sisters
     Apparel shop
    Top Hat (Brown) Top Hat (Brown) NH Icon.png  2,100 Bells  Able Sisters
    Tubeteika (Red) Tubeteika (Red) NH Icon.png Not for sale  Gulliver
    More Brown Items
    More Red Items
    More Elegant Items
    More Gorgeous Items

    In Happy Home Paradise[edit]

    Knox
    Thought bubble I vow to be an upstanding knight no matter where I am.
    Client's vision Castle of the Noble Knight
    Required items Plate Armor
    Double-Edged Sword
    Favorite song  K.K. Adventure
    Unlocked items
    Furniture:
    Interior:
    Clothing:
    Other items:

    House[edit]

    In City Folk[edit]

    Interior of Knox's house in Animal Crossing: City Folk
    Items:
     Barrel  Birdcage
     Keg  Wagon Wheel
     Covered Wagon  Ship Cannon
     Bonfire  Watering Trough
     Treasure Chest
    Wall:  Basement Wall
    Floor:  Charcoal Tile
    Music: K.K. Aria [nb 10]

    In New Leaf[edit]

    Exterior of Knox's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
    Interior of Knox's house in Animal Crossing: New Leaf
    Items:
     Bonfire  Covered Wagon
     Watering Trough (x2)  Ship Cannon
     Barrel  Plate Armor
     Keg  Wagon Wheel
     Broken Post  Sconce
    Wall:  Basement Wall
    Floor:  Charcoal Tile
    Music:  K.K. Aria [nb 10]

    In New Horizons[edit]

    Exterior of Knox's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Interior of Knox's house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
    Exterior:
    Shape: House shape #1
    Roof:  Yellow Tile Roof
    Siding:  Simple Black-Brick Trim
    Door:  Yellow Iron Door
    Interior:
    Items:
    Wall:  Palace Wall
    Floor:  Palace Tile
    Music:  K.K. Chorale

    Other appearances[edit]

    In Happy Home Designer[edit]

    Knox
    A man's coop is his castle.

    Knox's Happy Home Designer icon


    Example of Knox's Happy Home Designer house
    Official example
    Knox
    Birthday Personality Catchphrase
    November 23 Sagittarius Cranky cluckling
    Default clothing Cavalier Shirt HHD Icon.png Cavalier Shirt
    Default umbrella Red Umbrella HHD Icon.png Red Umbrella
    House request
    Thought bubble I don't care where I live, as long as it's all about battle.
    Client's vision A battle enthusiast's abode.
    Required items Plate Armor
    Ship Cannon
    Favorite song  K.K. Adventure
    Unlocked items
    Furniture:
  •  Candle
  •  Plate Armor
  •  Ship Cannon
  •  Master Sword
  •  K.K. Adventure
  •  Knox's Pic
  • Interior:
  •  Stone Wall
  • Clothing:
  •  Cavalier Shirt
  •  Armor Suit
  •  Gold-Armor Suit
  •  Gold-Armor Pants
  •  Armor Pants
  •  Cavalier Hat
  •  Knight's Helmet
  •  Gold-Armor Shoes
  •  Armor Shoes
  •  Red Umbrella
  • Starting house: Default exterior of Knox's house in Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

    In Pocket Camp[edit]

    Knox was added to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp on January 31, 2022.[2]

    Knox
    A man's coop is his castle.

    Knox

    Birthday Personality Catchphrase
    November 23 Sagittarius Cranky cluckling
    Default clothing Cavalier Shirt
    Biography
    Description How does Knox keep his blood pressure so low? In his words, "Do your best and don't worry about the rest. When filled with dread, just go to bed."
    Preferred theme Harmonious
    Primary reward Wood
    Version added 4.4.2e
    Date unlocked January 31, 2022
    How to invite  Blathers's Treasure Trek (map obtained on Knox and Pals' Island)
    Friendship rewards
    Level 7 Cavalier Shirt
    Sparkle Stone
    Level 9 Sparkle Stone
    Level 15 Crafting request:
    Gorgeous Sofa
    Level 20 Knox's Pic
    Sparkle Stone
    Level 25[nb 11] Sparkle Stone

    Card profiles[edit]

    amiibo card[edit]

    047 Knox amiibo card NA.png

    Card back

    Amiibo card back.png

    #047 Knox - Series 1
    Star sign: Sagittarius
    Birthday: November 23
    Dice value: 3
    Hand sign: Scissors

    Gallery[edit]

    Trivia[edit]

    Names in other languages[edit]

    Japanese キンカク
    Kinkaku
    From 金閣寺 (Kinkaku-ji), a golden temple in Japan. Its silver counterpart, 銀閣寺 (Ginkaku-ji), is the source of Sterling's Japanese namesake.

    Korean 금끼오
    Geumkkio
    From 금 geum, Korean for "gold," and 꼬끼오 kkokkio, an onomatopoeia for the crowing of a rooster

    Simplified Chinese
    Traditional Chinese
    金阁 / 金閣
    Jīn gé
    Golden pavilion

    Russian Нокс
    Noks
    From English name

    Dutch Knox Same as English name

    German Tschiwi -

    European Spanish Tono -

    European French Wolfram Possibly a reference to Wolfram von Eschenbach, a German knight, poet and composer, as he was represented in the Codex Manesse

    Italian Kalina (City Folk)
    Kalin (New Leaf onward)
    -

    See also[edit]

    Notes[edit]

    1. Called One-Way Tee in City Folk
    2. Kinkaku
    3. Jīn gé
    4. Jīn gé
    5. Geumkkio
    6. Noks
    7. Knox's headwear during the Countdown can either be the New Year's Silk Hat or the New Year's Hat, each rotating every year. The hat's variation will vary depending on what variations Tom Nook is selling at his stand.
    8. If it is Knox's birthday, he will also wear the Birthday Hat (Blue variation).
    9. 9.00 9.01 9.02 9.03 9.04 9.05 9.06 9.07 9.08 9.09 9.10 9.11 Only in the Happy Home Paradise DLC
    10. 10.0 10.1 Does not contain a stereo initially
    11. Repeats for level 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, and 65

    References[edit]

    1. Nintendo (2008). "街へいこうよ どうぶつの森:住民大集合!". nintendo.co.jp. Retrieved May 3, 2022.
    2. @Pocket_Camp (January 31, 2022). "Seven new campers have arrived! I can't wait to meet them—I'm sure you all feel the same!". Twitter. Retrieved January 31, 2022.