Who invented Ugandan knuckles?

The design for the character came from a one-second clip of a video created by YouTuber Gregzilla in early 2017, and was turned into a 3D avatar months later. 

Where did Uganda knuckles come from?

Ugandan Knuckles is inspired partly by the film “Who Killed Captain Alex?”, a low-budget Ugandan action/comedy released in 2010. Ugandan Knuckles’ catchphrase “do you know the way” spoken with an African accent was inspired by a similar line in the movie (it is also phonetically spelled “do you know de wey?”)

Who made the Knuckles meme?

user GregZilla

When did the transformation begin? According to the website Know Your Meme, YouTube user GregZilla published a review in February 2017 for the game Sonic Lost World. It features a parody animation of Knuckles that looks shorter and fatter compared to his original form.

When did the Ugandan Knuckles meme become popular?


The Ugandan Knuckles meme originated in early 2017 when a Youtuber known as Gregzilla used the character Knuckles from the Sonic franchise as an avatar on VRChat. Gregzilla posted a review of the video game Sonic Lost World in which he used an animation of Knuckles to make Knuckles say what he wanted.

What animal is Ugandan Knuckles?

Knuckles the Echidna

Knuckles the Echidna
Species Short-beaked echidna
Gender Male
Position Guardian of the Master Emerald
Affiliation Knuckles Clan

Why are Knuckles evil?

Knuckles serves as an antagonist for the entirety of his first appearance, entirely thanks to the meddling of the true villain, Robotnik. By the time of Sonic & Knuckles, Knuckles became a hero. Sonic sets him straight, proves that Robotnik is tricking him, and the trio defeats the mad scientist together.

Why is it called Knuckles?

From Middle English knokel (“finger joint”), from Old English cnucel (“the juncture of two bones; knuckle; joint”), from Proto-West Germanic *knukil, from Proto-Germanic *knukilaz (“knuckle, knot, bump”), as *knukô (“bone, joint”) +‎ *-ilaz (diminutive suffix).

Is Knuckles originally evil?

Knuckles started off as a villain, but was later revealed to be a manipulated protagonist. Originally appearing in “Sonic The Hedgehog 3,” Knuckles is the last surviving member of his clan of short-nosed echidna.

What culture is Knuckles based on?

The Knuckles Clan is very similar to many Mesoamerican cultures, such as the Aztecs, the Mayas and the Toltecs. Their city also has a step pyramid temple surrounded by mountains lost in the jungle and their attire is similar to the Aztecs and the Mayas.

What is Knuckles based on?

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Where did metal knuckles come from?

Metal Knuckles was originally a secret character from the Sega Saturn game Sonic R. He could be unlocked by collecting all five tokens from the Reactive Factory course and then beating him in a one-on-one race.

Is Knuckles based on the Jamaican flag?

Knuckles’s shoes are based on the colors of the Jamaican flag, and his appearance is overall Jamaican. In fact, he was originally to speak with a Jamaican accent.

Where is metal knuckles from?

In the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by IDW Publishing, Metal Knuckles is a robot from Classic Sonic’s world, created by Dr. Eggman in the image of Knuckles.