Knot Raiders (ノットレイダー Nottoreidā?) are the main antagonists in Star Twinkle Pretty Cure. Their goal is to acquire all the Star Color Princess Pens and Fuwa to get rid of the universe's light.
It was revealed that they all come from the dark and forgotten parts of the universe.
- Kappard (Warrior)
- Tenjo (Strategist)
- Eyeone (Scientist)
- Bakenyan (Butler, revealed to be Blue Cat in disguise)
- Their theme appears to be based on Japanese mythological creatures.
- Their name is derived from the verb "nottoru", (乗っ取る) which means to "take over".