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The player can not only swap the gender of all the main characters in the game but also do so for each character independently (for example, there can be both a male Shovel Knight and a male Shield Knight). Players are also able to swap the pronouns for each of the characters, once again for each character independently but also independently of the actual gender (a Shovel Knight with a female body can go by male pronouns in the game). The menu for Body Swap can be accessed at any point during the game.
- Fionna and Cake, one of the episodes in the American cartoon series Adventure Time, served as one of the inspirations for the Body Swap Mode.
- King Knight changes to Queen Knight when swapped. He is the only Order member to undergo a complete name change.
- However, he isn't the only character in the game to undergo a name change. The Enchantress becomes The Enchanter when swapped.
- There is interest in adding Body Swap to the Specter of Torment campaign.