Knack as he appear in the game
"I get big. I break things ...I can't help it."
Knack is a mysterious creature with unique abilities. He was created by Doctor Vargas and the main protagonist of Knack.
Knack is a creation of The Doctor, created from ancient relics from a long-lost ancient civilization. Knack is capable of intelligent speech and thinking as he gives himself his name. The orb in his chest area was found about twenty years before the start of the story during an deep underground expedition of Doctor Vargas. His purpose is essentially to aid humanity in the war against the Goblins led by Mick. He is able to transform himself into both large and small forms through the use of ancient relics dependent on the situation and action warranted. While in his smaller form, Knack is able to more effectively traverse small, restricted areas, crawling through ducts, tunnels, and cracks in order to progress. In his larger form, Knack is more formidable than before, able to move large objects, deal with larger enemies, and perform melee combos. He can also absorb the energy of sunstones to perform various energy-melee attacks.
While he likes doing what he does best, becoming big and breaking things. He still cares enough for the people around him that he will sacrifice himself, to help. He is obedient and loyal to the doctor, but that doesn't mean he does not have mind of his own. He can also be quite tough and intimidating when angered. Also a bit of a joker.
It is known that Knack can transform himself with the use of ancient relics. He can then use either his sheer size to crush his opponents or his tiny stature to get through tight spaces. He has a variety of forms, some of which are only cosmetic skin changes like the unlockable sunstone and ruby knack forms. Prior to original belief he is able to control other objects beyond relics such as those listed below.
List of materials
- Ice (melts in sunlight)
- Wood (can be lit with fire (results in extra power until wood burns away completely))
- Metal (can be stripped away by magnetic fields and electricity)
- Clear crystals (A stealth mode with two forms but very fragile)
- Poison (Slowly loses Relics, need to replenish quickly)
- Giant Relics (Increased colossal size)