An interloper is in our midst! Begone from our throne room, knave!
~ King Knight confronted by Shovel Knight

King Knight is a minor antagonist in the Indie video game; Shovel Knight. He works for the Enchantress as one of the eight members of the Order of No Quarter. Shovel Knight encounters King Knight at the end of Pridemoor Keep.


When the Enchantress was starting her reign of terror, she created a small team of eight knights known as the Order of No Quarter. One of the members was King Knight. Shovel Knight had to venture toward various areas to stop the Order. While Shovel Knight was venturing towards the end of Pridemoor Keep, he eventually came across King Knight. Both Shovel Knight and King Knight fought each other, and King Knight ended up losing to Shovel Knight.

Later on, while Shovel Knight was venturing in the Tower of Fate, he eventually came across King Knight, as well as the other members of the Order of No Quarter he defeated. Shovel Knight had to endure a Boss-Rush with all the knights, including King Knight. In the end, Shovel Knight managed to defeat all eight knights, including King Knight. After Shovel Knight managed to defeat all eight members of The Order of No Quarter, King Knight and the other members are hanging on the edge of the tower for dear life. Shovel Knight can choose whether to save them or leave them to die.

If King Knight and the others were rescued by Shovel Knight, they ended up paying for their consequences. After Shovel Knight and Shield Knight defeated The Enchantress, the real king of Pridemoor Keep, and King Knight became a lowly servant.