Knuckles the Echidna (ナックルズ・ザ・エキドゥナ Nakkurusu za Ekiduna), or "Knux" for short, is a red 16-year-old anthropomorphic echidna, who is both physically powerful and highly resilient. At the center of the base, Knuckles and the others found a large spaceship with Eggman Nega’s special camera equipped on that he planned to use to turn the world into a card. [55], Knuckles serves as a power-based character in Sonic Heroes alongside Sonic and Tails, who respectively represent speed and flight. After Elise revive Sonic as Super Sonic, Knuckles stood behind and supported Super Sonic, Super Shadow, and Super Silver as they defeated Solaris before they all were engulfed in light. The author of Knuckles the Echidna (Blue Blur) considers this page to be unfinished. He is also a member of the Brotherhood of Guardians, a secret society that defends the island and is made up of Knuckles' predecessors/ancestors. - See if you can answer this Knuckles the Echidna trivia question! Knuckles the Echidna. [10] The final design of Knuckles was the result of dozens of possible designs inspired by numerous different animals. Knuckles eventually found Sonic and Tails where he warned Sonic spitefully that he would never get the Emeralds, before escaping. Knuckles and the others then saw a recording of Gerald Robotnik announcing to the world that the ARK's impact would destroy the planet as his revenge at humanity for the death of his granddaughter, Maria. (Just call me Knuckles) A red teenager echidna with dreadlocks and white boxing gloves. Soon after, however, he found Eggman and was ambushed by Chaos, who took his Chaos Emeralds. Knuckles the Echidna, real name Nakbé, is the last Mobian echidna from the Knuckles Clan known to inhabit Sonic's World and the Guardian of both Angel Island and the Master Emerald. In the aftermath of Sonic and Blaze's final battles with Dr. Eggman and Dr. Eggman Nega, Knuckles joined up with the others in celebration, where he warned Sonic that Amy was coming. Seeing that the participants Dr. Eggman had found were the Babylon Rogues, Knuckles and the team decided to enter the competition. 's forces to repel the Black Arms invasion of Earth. Knuckles has been a playable character in numerous spinoff games with little effect on the series' plot, such as the fighting game Sonic the Fighters,[76] the racing title Sonic R,[77] and the party title Sonic Shuffle,[78] as well as crossover games like Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games[79] and Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. Find out where! His father Locke one night had a apocalyptic vision of the future and saw his son would be a savior. Seeing the trouble, Knuckles joined his friend to help, despite being declined by Sonic. Knuckles has proven somewhat gullible over the years, with Dr. Eggman tricking him into fighting Sonic on several occasions. Eggman then challenged Knuckles and the others to a race but lost. Seeing shines in Sonic's hands, Knuckles believed it was the shards, and attacked the duo until Sonic dropped them, and they were revealed to be Chaos Emeralds. Acting promptly, Knuckles found the five lost Chaos Emeralds first and hid them away in the Special Zone. Knuckles was once again tricked by Dr. Eggman, this time he was mind controlled into thinking that Sonic and Tails were out to steal the Chaos Emeralds for nefarious purposes. Determined to give it his all, Knuckles decked Burner Man but was then astonished by the arrival of the original Light Robot Masters, who came to their rescue. Eventually, Knuckles was drained of his energy to the point where his death seemed imminent. While looking, Knuckles met Espio and asked him if he had seen Eggman or Shadow, hoping they had the Master Emerald but was dismissed. [91], Knuckles is a minor character in Sonic Underground. There, they met Shadow and Rouge. Following his defeat, Knuckles was imprisoned in the Atomic Destroyer Zone by Eggmab, but he was soon freed from the mind control by Sonic and Tails and Knuckles made up on with his friends once more. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Knuckles used the Master Emerald and shut down the Chaos Emeralds, but the Biolizard warped outside the ARK and became the Finalhazard to keep the ARK on its collision course. Intending to stop the Ifrit, Knuckles dragged Rouge with him into the Ifrit's dimension. Shortly after, Knuckles met Rouge, who explained that Eggman Nega sought to bring forth the Ifrit to destroy the world. In keeping with the incorporation of elements of the Sonic the Hedgehog cartoon into the series, Knuckles lives on the planet Mobius. As the Babylon Rogues demanded their meteorites, called the Arks of the Cosmos, Knuckles was ready to fight but had to wait when more robots showed up. The two red heroes continued their assault even as the doctors entered their Egg-Wily Machine X, and found their attacks extremely effective due to the doctors' mutual sabotage of each other. Knuckles demanded the Master Emerald back, but the doctor played innocent and attacked in his Egg Liner. Knuckles was born and lives on Angel Island, which hovers in the sky due to the power of the Master Emerald. [14] Knuckles who was named by Product Marketing Manager, Pamela Kelly, was introduced in Sonic the Hedgehog 3 as an "intimidator" because of his powerful abilities and physical strength. The Emerald Detector soon found more Emeralds, but Knuckles was frustrated that none of them were the Master Emerald. After finding some shards, Knuckles met Rouge again and fought her to a stalemate. He teams up with them individually, creating an unusual gameplay style involving two characters being tethered together. "Top 10 Third-Party Characters that Could Appear in the New 'Super Smash Bros. 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He first became playable in Sonic & Knuckles later that year; he learns of Eggman's trickery and teams up with Sonic and Tails during that game's events. After Super Sonic had defeated Perfect Chaos, Knuckles looked on with content as Chaos was returned to a peaceful creature once more and departed with Tikal. After believing himself to be the last living Echidna for some time, Knuckles stumbled upon the existence of others; his earliest encounters with others of his people would earn him enemies. Later, Knuckles met Rouge and suspected she was after the Master Emerald again. Later, after Emerl had been stolen by Rouge, Knuckles and Tails aided Sonic when he fought Rouge to get Emerl back, with Rouge eventually surrendering Emerl. Sonic GX Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Knuckles the Echidna. Knuckles and Team Sonic then followed Eggman to Grand Metropolis, where the team freed the city from Eggman's control and escaped from the Power Plant, before running into Team Rose, who they managed to give the slip. When Knuckles was first introduced he was the lone defender of the island, but differences between this continuity and the games were quickly introduced. Later on, Knuckles helped Sonic through Aquatic Base to save Elise from her imminent death onboard the Egg Carrier. When he first appeared, he was tricked by Eggman into fighting Sonic. [83] In Lego Dimensions, Knuckles appears as a non-playable character in the Sonic the Hedgehog world, in which he requests the player to assist him in a sidequest to take down some of Eggman's robots, during which he makes a number of references to the rap songs about him in the Sonic Adventure games. Seemingly the only echidna left in this era, Knuckles came to live on Angel Island where he alone guarded the Master Emerald. After retrieving another Ancient Gear, the team traveled to Haunted Depths Zone, where Sonic suggested splitting up to cover more ground. [97], The character has received positive attention. Knuckles then witnessed Sonic using the Chaos Emeralds to become Super Sonic and taking off to rescue Vanilla and stop Eggman. In addition to his combat prowess, Knuckles is skilled to a degree in footwork and utilize the Spin Dash attack. [110][111], The meme was criticized by some journalists as being racially insensitive;[110][112] Polygon described it as "problematic". When his friends and others are in need of his help, however, Knuckles can always be relied on being willing to leave his post and prove himself a true and good-hearted hero. When Chaos Gamma escaped, Knuckles got to Emerald Beach, where he saw Rouge leave and heard what had happened from Sonic. As a result of the continuity reboot that followed the crossover with the Mega Man franchise, Knuckles became virtually indistinguishable from his video game counterpart: he is the last known Echidna and the last Guardian of Master Emerald, and the Chaotix no longer serve as his full-time support team. A few months after the EX World Grand Prix, Knuckles was driving with Sonic and Tails through Monopole with a mysterious meteorite Tails had found the other night. Knuckles is the child of Locke and Lara-le. Before the semifinals, Knuckles and Tails watched Sonic practice his Extreme Gear techniques until Jet appeared and mocked Sonic before taking his leave. Chasing after Wave and Storm, Knuckles and Tails got to Sonic's location as Sonic stopped Eggman and returned the Key to Babylon Garden to the Rogues. Add interesting content and earn coins. Name: Up to you if you want to give him a "real" name or have Knuckles be his real name Nicknames: Common aliases, pet names or insults. Knuckles the Echidna is the Guardian of the Master Emerald who resided in Angel Island. Understanding that Eggman planned to use the Arks of the Cosmos to control all the world's robots and conquer the world, Knuckles and the others raced against the Babylon Rogues to Eggman. After infiltrating the castle and escaping Mystic Mansion, Team Sonic was attacked by Eggman's Robot Storm but defeated it. [82] Knuckles appears as one of four playable characters in the action-adventure spin-off property Sonic Boom.