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Kamen Rider Knight

Kamen Rider Knight may refer to any the following characters.


Imitation

Forms

Blank Version

Kamen Rider Knight's Blank Version (concept art)

Blank Version (ブランクバージョン Buranku Bājon) is the form Knight takes when he does not have a Contract Monster. It has not been shown in any media, but its concept art can be seen in the artbook Kamen Rider Art Collection Hero Hen.


Knight

Kamen Rider Knight


Kamen Rider Knight with Wingwall cape


Rider Statistics[1][2]

  • Rider Height: 195 cm
  • Rider Weight: 95 kg

Ability Parameters[1][2]

  • Punching Power: 200 AP (10 t)
  • Kicking Power: 300 AP (15 t)
  • Maximum Jump Height: 40 m
  • Maximum Running Speed: 100 m per 4.5 seconds
  • Eyesight: 10 km
  • Hearing: 25 km

Special Abilities[1]

  • Advent: Darkwing: 4000 AP (200 t)
  • Winglancer: 2000 AP (100 t)
  • Wingwall: 3000 GP (150 t)
  • Sonicbreaker: 1000 AP (50 t)
  • Shadow Illusion: 1000 AP (50 t)
  • Flyinglancer: 5000 AP (250 t)

Knight achieves his default form upon forming a contract with Darkwing. His Visor, the Darkvisor, is a rapier that also functions as his personal weapon. In comparison to Ryuki, Knight has lower kicking power but higher jump height and running speed.

In addition to the Darkvisor, Knight can arm himself with the Winglancer (ウイングランサー Uingu Ransā), a lance derived from Darkwing's tail, by using his Sword Vent Advent Card. The remainder of Darkwing's body can be mounted on Knight's back, where its wings become a cape. This can be done by using either his Guard Vent or Final Vent. (However, Ren is often seen transforming into Knight with the cape already equipped). When using the Guard Vent card, the wings are in their original form and close around Knight to form the Wingwall in order to protect him from attacks.

This form consists of the following parts[3]:

  • N Signal (Nシグナル N shigunaru): The blue gem on the forehead. It is a radar sensor that detects and notifies the approach of a monster.
  • Solid Face Shield (ソリッドフェイスシールド Soriddo Feisu Shīrudo): A face protector made of solid Armetal (アーメタル Āmetaru) similar to Ryuki's.
    • Blue Eye (ブルーアイ Burū Ai): The blue compound eyes behind the Solid Face Shield. They allow Knight to see enemies up to 10km away. Just like Ryuki's, they also have infrared vision.
  • Dark Chest (ダークチェスト Dāku Chesuto): The chest armor. Similar to Ryuki's Dragon Chest, it is the most important part of the body. It is an invincible armor that can withstand a fall from an ultra-high altitude and water pressure at 10,000 meters.
  • Granmail (グランメイル Guranmeiru): A specially strengthened skin that covers the wearer's body, allowing them to stay in the Mirror World for 9 minutes and 55 seconds. If the transformation is cancelled, the user will lose the ability to fight and become monster food.
    • Zippetto Thread (ジペット・スレッド Jipetto Sureddo): The ports all over the body. They are remote control devices used to control Darkwing. They are located on the back, the shoulders, wrists, sides of the belt, kneepads and back of the legs.
    • Force Bone (フォース・ボーン Fōsu Bōn): The lines on the suit. They are control organs that are located on the waist, on both arms, and the back of legs. They distribute the power throughout the body in a well-balanced manner.
  • Dark Knuckle (ダークナックル Dāku Nakkuru): The handguards. They are made of Armetal, and allow Knight to perform powerful punches.
  • Black Armor (ブラックアーマー Burakku Āmā): The shin armor. They are made of strong and lightweight Armetal, and are as tough as diamonds.
  • Leg Black (レッグブラック Reggu Burakku): The shoes. They allow Knight to perform powerful kicks and jumps.

Using his Final Vent allows Knight to perform his finisher, the Flyinglancer (飛翔斬 Hishōzan, lit, "Flying Slash"), which equips him the Winglancer and Darkwing's cape form if he does not already possess them. Knight then jumps into the air and performs a drop kick while holding the Winglancer downward, resulting in it being parallel to his legs. Finally, Knight's cape forms a drill around him before he strikes the enemy.


Knight Survive

Knight Survive!

"Survive!"
―Transformation announcement[src]

Rider Statistics[1][2]

  • Rider Height: 198 cm
  • Rider Weight: 97 kg

Ability Parameters[1][2]

  • Punching Power: 300 AP (15 t)
  • Kicking Power: 450 AP (22.5 t)
  • Maximum Jump Height: 50 m
  • Maximum Running Speed: 100 m per 4.2 seconds
  • Eyesight: 15 km
  • Hearing: 30 km

Special Abilities[1]

  • Advent: Darkraider: 6000 AP (300 t)
  • Dark Blade: 4000 AP (200 t)
  • Dark Arrow: 3000 AP (150 t)
  • Dark Shield: 3000 AP (150 t)
  • Dark Tornado: 2000 AP (100 t)
  • Sonicbreaker: 2000 AP (100 t)
  • Shadow Illusion: 2000 AP (100 t)
  • Shippudan: 8000 AP (400 t)

Kamen Rider Knight Survive (仮面ライダーナイトサバイブ Kamen Raidā Naito Sabaibu) is Knight's final form, assumed by using the Survive Shippu Advent Card. The Survive Shippu card transforms the Darkvisor into the the Darkvisorzwei, which Knight uses to transform into Survive Form and read Advent Cards. Transforming into Survive Form also causes Darkwing to transform into Darkraider. Survive Form enhances all of Knight's stats, allowing him to surpass all other Riders, with the exception of those who are also using a Survive Advent Card, such as Knight Survive and Odin.

In its default form, the Darkvisorzwei is an arm-mounted scabbard. Using the Shoot Vent converts the Darkvisor to a crossbow mode named the Dark Arrow (ダークアロー Dāku Arō). Using the Sword Vent allows Knight to draw the Dark Blade (ダークブレード Dāku Burēdo) from the Dark Vizor-Zwei, with the reminder becoming the Dark Shield (ダークシールド Dāku Shīrudo).

This form consists of the following parts:

  • N Signal (Nシグナル En Shigunaru): A blue diamond-shaped radar sensor on the forehead that senses and informs the position and presence of Mirror Monsters in an instant.
  • Solid Face Shield (ソリッドフェイスシールド Soriddo Feisu Shīrudo): A face protector made of special material Armetal (アーメタル Āmetaru). It has a hardness that can withstand any impact, absorbs the impact almost completely, and protects the wearer inside. It also plays the role of a purification filter that neutralizes dangerous substances in the air such as poisonous gas.
    • Blue Eye (ブルーアイ Burū Ai): A blue compound eyes behind the Solid Face Shield with visual acuity that will not miss any objects 15 km away. In the dark, it demonstrates infrared night vision and can fight in the same way as in bright places.
  • Granmail (グランメイル Guranmeiru): A special strengthened skin that keeps many monsters away. It maximizes human ability in the Mirror World and allows the wearer to fight as a Kamen Rider, but there is a limit of 9 minutes 55 seconds, and if the wearer exceed the limit, the transformation will be forcibly released. The wearer should exit Mirror World immediately when the time limit has reached. This form Granmail is black.
    • Force Bone (フォース・ボーン Fōsu Bōn): A three-line control organ that is located in the center of the body, on both arms, and the back of legs, and has the role of distributing the power throughout the body in a well-balanced manner. By the action of this organ, the surplus energy is released to the outside, and only the appropriate energy is preserved.
  • Blue Defense (ブルーディフェンス Burū Difensu): A chest armor that imitates Dark Raider. It is stronger than the normal Dark Chest due to the influence of the Survive Advent Card (Shippuu).
    • Knight Wing (ナイトウイング Naito Uingu): The vangible wing-like cape at the back of chest armor. Knight earn flying capability by the power of the Survive Advent Card (Shippuu). In addition, this wing also can be used freely as Wing Wall (ウイングウォール Uingu Uōru). During the Shippuudan finisher executed, this cape will protect Knight and Dark Raider before accelerating towards the enemy.
  • Zippetto Thread (ジペット・スレッド Jipetto Sureddo): A remote control device points that transmits the Rider's will directly from the brain to the Contract Monster. It is equipped in a total of 10 places on the arms (the left side behind Darkvisorzwei), shoulder armors, back, waist (V-Buckle), and knees.
  • Gold Armor (ゴールドアーマー Gōrudo Āmā): The part most strongly influenced by the Survive Advent Card (Shippuu), deformed from Black Armor, and resembling Knight’s crest. A strong and lightweight protective equipment is added to the surface of Granmail to improve defense.
  • Dark Knuckle (ダークナックル Dāku Nakkuru): A panel made of Armetal that covers the back of the hand. When this material hits the enemy, the power of the punch that Knight delivers is maximized.
  • RegBlack (レッグブラック Regguburakku): The black part of the shoes. It has both instantaneous destructive power and strength to withstand the impact of destruction.

By using his Final Vent, Knight Survive can perform his finisher, the Shippudan (疾風断 Shippūdan, lit. "Hurricane Edge"), which transforms Darkraider into a bike for Knight to ride. Knight drives toward the target before the front of Darkraider fires a laser at the opponent, paralyzing it. Knight's cape then covers him and Darkraider, forming a missile that flies into the enemy.


Legend Rider Devices

KamenRide: Knight

KamenRide: Knight: A Rider Card containing the power of Kamen Rider Knight. Used by Diend to summon Kamen Rider Knight, First used in Kamen Rider Zi-O Episode 29 to figth Black Woz .


"(Digital beeping) Knight!"
―Activation announcement[src]

"The bat Rider with blue armor is... Knight! (青い鎧の蝙蝠ライダーは…ナイトだ! Aoi yoroi no kōmori Raidā wa...Naito da!)"
―Secondary activation announcement[src]

"(Right-hand Ridewatch's announcement)! Armor Time! (Darkwing screeching noises into V Buckle-esque electronic beat) Advent! Knight!"
―Transformation announcement in the Ziku-Driver's left-hand slot[src]

"Finish Time! Final Time (Break/Burst)!"
―Finisher announcement in left-hand slot[src]

Knight Ridewatch (ナイトライドウォッチ Naito Raidowotchi): Based on Kamen Rider Knight, this Ridewatch would provide access to the KnightArmor. It is dated 2002.

This Ridewatch manifested through the Darkwing card in Shinji's possession in Episode 3 of Rider Time: Ryuki. Instead of using KnightArmor, Geiz used it in Zikan Zax to defeat Kamen Rider Odin along with Zi-O DecadeArmor Ryuki Form.

"(Digital beeping) Knight Survive!"
―Activation announcement[src]

"The evolved knight who fights for survival... Knight Survive! (生き残りを懸け進化した騎士…ナイトサバイブ! Ikinokori wo kake shinka shita kishi...Naito Sabaibu!)"
―Secondary activation announcement[src]

"(Right-hand Ridewatch's announcement)! Armor Time! (Darkwing screeching noises into V Buckle-esque electronic beat) Survive! Knight Survive!"
―Transformation announcement in the Ziku-Driver's left-hand slot[src]

"Finish Time! Final Time (Break/Burst)!"
―Finisher announcement in left-hand slot[src]

Knight Survive Ridewatch (ナイトサバイブライドウォッチ Naito Sabaibu Raidowotchi): Based on Kamen Rider Knight, this Ridewatch would provide access to the KnightSurviveArmor. It is dated 2002.[4]

See Also

Appearances

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 TV Asahi. (2002). Kamen Rider Knight.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 MediaWorks. (2003). "Kamen Rider Ryuki Hybrid File". p. 67. ISBN 4-8402-2428-5.
  3. Kamen Rider Ryuki Super Complete Works Volume 1, p.80
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5iHu1GlOaIg