Maidens are characters who appear in Shovel Knight. They appear as bipedal female horses who wear a dress.
- "Maiden: You meet that old witch down in the juice bar? I think she tells fortunes, but she won't talk to me!"
- "Maiden: I like to look nice on my day off!"
- "Maiden: Say, you ever think a horse maiden like me and a guy like you could... no, never mind."
- "Maiden: I'm a quarter donkey on my mother's side!"
- "Maiden: I'm bringing some oats home to my family! I bet they're hungry."