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'''Knight''' is the generic term used to refer to specialized warriors the Overlord series.<ref>''[[Overlord Volume 10]] Character Sheet: Baziwood Peshmel''</ref> Besides being a job class name for some, individuals not belonging to the class can still be classified as one to some degree by having different roles elsewhere.
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{{SA}}'''Knight''' is the generic term used to refer to specialized warriors in the Overlord series.<ref>''[[Overlord Volume 10]] Character Sheet: Baziwood Peshmel''</ref> Besides being a job class name for some, individuals not belonging to the class can still be classified as one to some degree by having different roles elsewhere.
   
 
== Background ==
 
== Background ==
Knights were warriors that were granted knighthood. The [[Baharuth Empire]]’s ‘knights’ referred to the common folk who were part of the standing army. On the other hand, the knights of the Kingdom were those who were granted a title of nobility. For example the third son of a noble household would become a knight, since they were unable to inherit his household. However, since the Kingdom paid the knights handsomely, they only accepted those who were skilled with the sword. It was impossible with only connections even if one were a noble.<ref>''[[Overlord Volume 05]] Chapter 2: Blue Roses''</ref>
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Knights were warriors that were granted knighthood. The [[Baharuth Empire]]’s ‘knights’ referred to the common folk who were part of the standing army. On the other hand, the knights of the Kingdom were those who were granted a title of nobility. For example, the third son of a noble household would become a knight, since they were unable to inherit his household. However, since the Kingdom paid the knights handsomely, they only accepted those who were skilled with the sword. It was impossible with only connections even if one were noble.<ref>''[[Overlord Volume 05]] Chapter 2: Blue Roses''</ref>
   
 
== Known Knights ==
 
== Known Knights ==
 
* [[Albedo]]
 
* [[Albedo]]
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* [[Azuth Aindra]]
 
* [[Baziwood Peshmel]]
 
* [[Baziwood Peshmel]]
 
* [[Bellriver]]
 
* [[Bellriver]]
 
* [[Black Knight]]
 
* [[Black Knight]]
 
* [[Cocytus]]
 
* [[Cocytus]]
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* [[Mystic Knight]]
   
 
== Known Classes ==
 
== Known Classes ==
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* [[Four Imperial Knights]]
 
* [[Four Imperial Knights]]
 
* [[Imperial Army]]
 
* [[Imperial Army]]
* [[Imperial Earth Guard]]
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* [[Royal Earth Guard]]
 
* [[Royal Guard]]
 
* [[Royal Guard]]
   
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* [[Death Knight]]
 
* [[Death Knight]]
 
* [[Guardian Knight]]
 
* [[Guardian Knight]]
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* [[Grenbera Tuveg Knight]]
 
* [[Lord Knight]]
 
* [[Lord Knight]]
   
 
== Abilities and Powers ==
 
== Abilities and Powers ==
Knights were typically displayed as warriors garbed in [[Full Platemail]].<ref>''[[Overlord Volume 01]] Prologue''</ref> They were warriors that focused on offense.<ref>''[[Overlord Volume 01]] Chapter 3: Battle of Carne Village''</ref> The lance charge was originally a technique used by mounted knights and made with the speed and weight of their mounts behind it.
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Knights were trained to wear metal armor and fight with swords and shields.<ref>''[[Overlord Web Novel|Overlord Second Half]] Chapter 28: Academy - 8 (Part A)''</ref> Thus they typically were garbed in [[Full Platemail]].<ref>''[[Overlord Volume 01]] Prologue''</ref> They were warriors that focused on offense.<ref>''[[Overlord Volume 01]] Chapter 3: Battle of Carne Village''</ref> The lance charge was originally a technique used by mounted knights and made with the speed and weight of their mounts behind it.
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* Warrior-Captain was a newly fashioned title for Gazef since there was much opposition to granting him a knighthood.
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* Warrior-Captain was a newly fashioned title for Gazef since there was much opposition to granting him a knighthood.<ref>''[[Overlord Web Novel|Overlord First Half]] Chapter 66: The Capital City of the Kingdom Part 6''</ref>
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* For those who retained the title of honorary knight, proper etiquette dictated that the holder must be referred to by his full name.<ref>''[[Overlord Volume 14]] Chapter 3: The Last King''</ref>
   
 
== References==
 
== References==

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Knight is the generic term used to refer to specialized warriors in the Overlord series.[1] Besides being a job class name for some, individuals not belonging to the class can still be classified as one to some degree by having different roles elsewhere.

Background Edit

Knights were warriors that were granted knighthood. The Baharuth Empire’s ‘knights’ referred to the common folk who were part of the standing army. On the other hand, the knights of the Kingdom were those who were granted a title of nobility. For example, the third son of a noble household would become a knight, since they were unable to inherit his household. However, since the Kingdom paid the knights handsomely, they only accepted those who were skilled with the sword. It was impossible with only connections even if one were noble.[2]

Known Knights Edit

Known Classes Edit

Known Knight Groups Edit

Known Knight-type Monsters Edit

Abilities and Powers Edit

Knights were trained to wear metal armor and fight with swords and shields.[3] Thus they typically were garbed in Full Platemail.[4] They were warriors that focused on offense.[5] The lance charge was originally a technique used by mounted knights and made with the speed and weight of their mounts behind it.

Trivia Edit

  • Warrior-Captain was a newly fashioned title for Gazef since there was much opposition to granting him a knighthood.[6]
  • For those who retained the title of honorary knight, proper etiquette dictated that the holder must be referred to by his full name.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Overlord Volume 10 Character Sheet: Baziwood Peshmel
  2. Overlord Volume 05 Chapter 2: Blue Roses
  3. Overlord Second Half Chapter 28: Academy - 8 (Part A)
  4. Overlord Volume 01 Prologue
  5. Overlord Volume 01 Chapter 3: Battle of Carne Village
  6. Overlord First Half Chapter 66: The Capital City of the Kingdom Part 6
  7. Overlord Volume 14 Chapter 3: The Last King
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