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Wilson Portrait
Check it out!

Wilson

Willow Portrait
It's a pony!

Willow

Wolfgang Portrait
Horsey horse!

Wolfgang

Wendy Portrait
A cold, soulless horse.

Wendy

WX-78 Portrait
HORSE AUTOMATON

WX-78

Wickerbottom Portrait
An automatic equine.

Wickerbottom

Woodie Portrait
Maxwell's own mounted police.

Woodie

Waxwell Portrait
Such quality workmanship!

Maxwell

Wigfrid Portrait
I sense battle!

Wigfrid

Webber Portrait
Wow! That's complicated clockwork.

Webber

Walani Portrait
He looks like he could use a nap.

Walani

Warly Portrait
A tricky cheval!

Warly

Woodlegs Portrait
Cavalry's'ere!

Woodlegs


The Clockwork Knight is a hostile Mob that is strategically placed for maximum pain, protecting the Wooden Thing in Sandbox Mode or certain places in Adventure Mode. It also spawns from a mined Maxwell Statue in the Adventure Mode chapter, Epilogue. It is one of the Chess Monsters guarding the Chess Biome.

BrainBehaviorEdit

A Knight's main purpose is to guard the Wooden Thing. They are seen sleeping near it along with some Clockwork Bishops and a Clockwork Rook. When a mob or the player gets close, the Knight will stand up and stare at the creature, and if the creature gets close enough, the Knight will do a war cry and charge at it, using its springy neck to headbutt when it gets close. The Knight will then attempt to kite. If the knight is followed, it will usually try to headbutt once more, then it will do its war cry again.The Knight cannot be stun-locked and does not respawn.

Spear Hunting Edit

A recommended way to kill Knights is by kiting them. When in groups, it is recommended to separate one from the rest of the group, killing it, then separating another. As they usually do their battle cry before attempting to attack again, players may find it effective to attack a Knight while it is doing this, then backing away as soon as it tries to headbutt the player.

Befriending at least 5 Pigs can easily kill all the Knights and other chess monsters around the Wooden Thing. Alternatively, the attacks of the Clockwork Rook will damage the other chess monsters. With a bit of timing and luck, you can use the Rook to destroy the other chess monsters. When trying to kill a Knight for its Gears, do not use fire. A death by fire will cause it to drop Ashes instead.

Below is the number of hits it takes with each weapon to kill Clockwork Knights when playing with characters with a default damage modifier. The Weather Pain is not included due to the random nature of its projectile.

Weapon Fishing RodBug Net Lucy the Axe Shovel Pitchfork

Hammer Torch Umbrella

Walking Cane Willow&#039;s Lighter

Axe Pickaxe

Luxury Axe Opulent Pickaxe

Boomerang

PickSlashAxe Spear Bat Bat Ham Bat Morning Star Tentacle Spike Battle Spear

Thulecite Club Fire Dart

Fire Staff Slurtle Slime

Tooth TrapDark Sword Blow Dart Gunpowder Old Bell
No. of hits for
Clockwork Knight Damaged Knight
71 23 18 12 10 9 8 6-11 5 or 7 6 5 3 2 1

Placeholder TriviaEdit

  • The Clockwork Knight was introduced in the A Little Rain Must Fall update.
  • It is entirely possible Maxwell repaired the robots from the ruins and brought them to the surface. This may mean that all clockwork machines are made by the Ancient Civilization, and not Maxwell. Further proof to this is that the Clockwork Robots seem to instinctively obey whatever repairs/makes them, thus explaining why the machines are loyal to Maxwell.

Blueprint GalleryEdit

Mobs
Hostile Creatures BatiliskCave SpiderClockwork Bishop (Damaged Bishop) • Clockwork Rook (Damaged Rook) • Clockwork Knight (Damaged Knight) • Dangling Depth DwellerDepths WormFrogGuardian PigGhostShadow CreatureHound (Red HoundBlue Hound) • Killer BeeLureplantMacTuskMermMosquitoSpiderSpider WarriorSpitterTallbirdTentacle (Big TentacleBaby Tentacle) • Wee MacTusk
(BirchnutterPoison Birchnut TreeVarg Reign of Giants icon) (EwecusGem DeerGrumble BeeLavaeShadow Pieces Don&#039;t Starve Together icon) (DragoonFloaty Boaty KnightFlupPoison MosquitoSnakePoison SnakeSpider Warrior (Venomous)Sea HoundStink RaySwordfishWhite Whale Shipwrecked icon)
Boss Monsters Ancient GuardianDeerclopsSpider QueenTreeguard
(BeargerDragonflyMoose/Goose Reign of Giants icon) (Bee QueenKlausReanimated SkeletonToadstool Don&#039;t Starve Together icon) (Palm TreeguardQuackenSealnadoTiger Shark Shipwrecked icon)
Neutral Animals BeeBeefaloBunnyman (Beardlord) • KoalefantKrampusPengullPig (Werepig) • Rock LobsterSnurtleSlurtleSmallish TallbirdSplumonkey
(BuzzardCatcoonMoslingVolt Goat Reign of Giants icon) (Blue WhaleBottlenose BallphinPrime ApeWater BeefaloWildboreShipwrecked icon)
Passive Animals Baby BeefaloButterflyChesterCrowGobblerMandrakeRabbit (Beardling) • RedbirdSmallbirdSnowbird
(GlommerMoleworm Reign of Giants icon) (CanaryCrittersExtra-Adorable LavaeGrass GekkoHutchNo-Eyed DeerWoven Shadow Don&#039;t Starve Together icon) (CrabbitDogfishDoydoyFishermermJellyfishPackim BaggimsParrotParrot PirateSeagullSealSharkittenToucanWobster Shipwrecked icon)
Other AbigailCharlieMaxwellPig King
(AntlionBernie Don&#039;t Starve Together icon) (Yaarctopus Shipwrecked icon)