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Heavy Knight

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Heavy Knight
Sprite of Heavy Knight from Kirby & The Amazing Mirror.
First game Kirby & The Amazing Mirror (2004)
Latest game Kirby: Triple Deluxe (2014, as a Keychain)
Other game(s) Kirby: Squeak Squad
Copy Ability Sword
Similar entities Blade Knight, Sword Knight
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Heavy Knight is a large enemy comparable to other sword-wielding knight enemies such as Blade Knight and Sword Knight. This iron clad warrior debuts in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, and appeared again in Kirby: Squeak Squad. It can often be found guarding a Mirror Door, Treasure Chest, switch, or just Kirby's access through the area. Swallowing a Heavy Knight requires use of a Super Inhale, and doing so gives Kirby the Sword Copy Ability.

Heavy Knight appears to have gray armor topped with red and gold trim. Spikes are also located on both of its shoulder pads, along with a large spike on the forehead of its helmet. Although its movements are slow, its sword strikes swoop down and slice backwards in powerful slashes. This combined with its size and high health makes it an imposing enemy not to be taken lightly. Heavy Knight is also somewhat resistant to flinching, only being knocked back by powerful strikes such as those from Star Bullets.

Game appearances[edit]

Kirby & The Amazing Mirror[edit]

Heavy Knight made its first appearance in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror. It can be found in every major area of the Mirror World, and can often be seen guarding tight passageways.


In Kirby & The Amazing Mirror, Heavy Knight can be found in the following rooms:

Heavy Knight locations in Kirby & The Amazing Mirror  
Rainbow Route Moonlight Mansion Cabbage Cavern Mustard Mountain Carrot Castle Olive Ocean Peppermint Palace Radish Ruins Candy Constellation Dimension Mirror

Kirby: Squeak Squad[edit]

Heavy Knight returns in Kirby: Squeak Squad, unchanged from its previous appearance. Like before, it appears very often in stages, though rarely appearing more than once in said stages.

When possessed by Ghost Kirby, Heavy Knight can be made to walk (albeit very slowly), jump, and slash with its sword. It can do a three-swipe combo and also do a dashing slash, giving it good versatility, though it is not as agile as Sword Knight when possessed.


In Kirby: Squeak Squad, Heavy Knight can be found in the following levels and stages:

Heavy Knight locations in Kirby: Squeak Squad  
Stage Prism Plains Nature Notch Cushy Cloud Jam Jungle Vocal Volcano Ice Island Secret Sea Gamble Galaxy
Stage 1 No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Stage 2 No No No Yes Yes No No Yes
Stage 3 No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes
Stage 4 Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes N/A
Stage 5 No No No No N/A No No N/A
Stage EX Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes N/A

Kirby: Triple Deluxe[edit]

Heavy Knight itself does not appear as an enemy in Kirby: Triple Deluxe. However, it does appear as a randomly-obtained Keychain.


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ヘビーナイト
Hebī Naito
Heavy Knight
French Heavy Knight -
German Heavy Knight -
Italian Heavy Knight -
Korean 중기사
Heavy Knight
Spanish Heavy Knight -