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Yo-kai is Why

Yo-kai are the physical embodiment of everyday problems, and they live everywhere in our world—under cars, near vending machines, in the river—you just can’t see them.

With the power of the Yo-kai Watch, though, you can find these hidden Yo-kai, befriend them, and call upon their powers when you need their help. There are over 200 different types of Yo-kai just waiting to be discovered!

Find these hidden Yo-kai


Use the lens on your Yo-kai Watch to uncover the hidden Yo-kai.

Spot the 11 hidden Yo-kai

Use the lens on your Yo-kai Watch to uncover them.


Tribe: Brave

A fierce lion-like Yo-kai who makes people more energetic but also makes them want to win everything—even if it’s not really a contest!


Tribe: Shady

Negasus will make you want to do things that'll get you in trouble. The more trouble the better!


Tribe: Eerie

If you catch Insomni's eye, she won't let you fall asleep until she's bored with you—or you’ve passed out from exhaustion!


Tribe: Mysterious

One of the strongest Yo-kai, Kyubi can control fire and has the power to charm almost anyone


Tribe: Slippery

An elite Yo-kai who fights with his dragon scarf. All of his abilities are truly first class.


Tribe: Charming

If you wear layers of clothes during the summer, you might have Pupsicle to blame. This little pest also makes you tell jokes that are so bad they give people the shivers.


Tribe: Mysterious

A crane Yo-kai with an insanely runny nose. Stay away or you might get the sniffles too!

Wiglin, Steppa, and Rhyth

Tribe: Heartful

A trio of seaweed Yo-kai who want to spread their hometown dance to the world.


Tribe: Tough

The hyperaggressive Rhinoggin is always battling for the title of Bug Yo-kai King

Find 'em and friend 'em!

If you are lucky enough to befriend Yo-kai, they will give you their Medal as a show of friendship, which you can collect in your Medallium. You can keep six of these coins in your Yo-kai Watch at a time to call upon these Yo-kai in battle, so choose wisely!

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Tribe: Tough

Defensive-minded guardians who make great bodyguards.

Tribe: Brave

Cool Yo-kai with bold hearts! They steamroll enemies with powerful attacks.

Tribe: Slippery

Slimy, elusive Yo-kai who are hard to catch.

Tribe: Shady

Naughty Yo-kai who aren't above using dirty tricks to win.

Tribe: Heartful

Calm healers who can soothe any pain.

Tribe: Charming

They may be cute, but they strike faster than lightning with a barrage of attacks.

Tribe: Mysterious

These sneaky Yo-kai lurk in the shadows, then go all out with strong techniques.

Tribe: Eerie

Creepy, crawly Yo-kai that send chills down your spine.

Tap on a medal Or spin the wheel

It takes all types

There are over 200 types of Yo-kai, each belonging to one of eight different Yo-kai tribes. If they are side-by-side in battle with members of the same tribe, it will increase their abilities.

Practice makes perfect

The more your Yo-kai friends battle, the quicker they will level-up and become more powerful. Luckily, there are tons of wild Yo-kai roaming your town to practice battling with.

Yo-kai won't give medals to just anyone!

Double Trouble

They say two heads are better than one, but what about two Yo-kai?

Yo-kai Fusion is an ancient technique that combines certain Yo-kai together to make a new, more powerful combo. You can even fuse some Yo-kai with items you might find around town! Experiment with different combinations and see what you can come up with.

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Known only as Legends, they are the most powerful Yo-kai and the hardest to defeat. If you collect all the Medals for a Legend page of the Yo-kai Medallium, though, a Legend Yo-kai will befriend you!