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キンカク Kinkaku
Knox NewLeaf Official
"A man's coop is his castle."
Gender Personality Species
Male Cranky Chicken
Birthday November 23rd (Sagittarius)
Initial phrase cluckling
Initial clothes Cavalier Shirt
Home request A battle enthusiast's abode
Skill Calculating tips
Goal Firefighter
Coffee Blend,
Lots of milk,
Three spoonfuls of sugar
Style Iconic
Favorite song K.K. Aria
Appearances CF, NL, HHD
Regional names Flag of France small Wolfram
Flag of Germany small Tschiwi
Flag of Spain Tono
Flag of Italy small Kalin

"Hey! Sneak up on me again, and I'm gonna hit you with this shovel!"
— Knox, City Folk
Knox (キンカク, Kinkaku?) is a cranky chicken villager in the Animal Crossing series whose first appearance was in City Folk. He wears a knight's helmet, which may link him to Sterling who wears a silver helmet. His name may be a play on Fort Knox, which also links to his gold colored helmet, while "kin" in his Japanese name means "gold". His catchphrase, "cluckling", is the same as Betty's.


Knox is a gray chicken who is dressed as a knight from medieval times. He initially wears a Cavalier T shirt. Also one of the very few villagers to wear headgear. He is similar in appearance to Sterling, the jock eagle villager.


Below is a brief description of the cranky personality. For more information, click here.
Cranky villagers will usually appear in a grouchy or agitated mood, and are more difficult to befriend than other villager types. When talking to the player, cranky villagers tend to become angry if the player disagrees with them or refuses to do a favor. Like all cranky villagers, Knox will be invested in his hobby and will often challenge the player to various competitions. He will easily get along with jock, snooty and other cranky villagers, and occasionally lazy and normal villagers as well. However, he will find it hard to socialize with peppy villagers, as they will seem overstimulated or immature. Knox will also enjoy spreading rumors of other villagers.


Knox is known to have a medieval-themed room, as well as some cardboard boxes, a covered wagon, birdcage, firepit and a bookshelf. He has kegs and barrels along with other brown objects. If he has a stereo in his house, it will play K.K. Aria.

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#047 Knox
Type Chicken
Star sign Sagittarius
Birthday 11/23
Roll value 3
Hand sign Scissors
Request A battle enthusiast's abode
Amiibo 047 Knox
046 Winnie #047 Knox 048 Sterling



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