What are Yo-kai?

If this is your first time playing a YO-KAI WATCH game, you might be asking yourself, “What the heck is a Yo-kai?”

The strange and spooky world of Yo-kai

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.

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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 350 different types of Yo-kai just waiting to be discovered in YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits and YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls!

Build your dream team

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 at a time in your Yo-kai Watch to call upon these Yo-kai in battle, so choose wisely!

Build you dream team

Yo-kai Fun Fact

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 practise battling with. You can also make them stronger by fusing them with other Yo-kai or participating in certain activities around town.

New Yo-kai to challenge

If you thought the Yo-kai in the first game were tough, wait until you see these guys! There are over 100 new Yo-kai in YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits and YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls—here are just a few:

Lie-in Heart

Lie-in Heart

A lion who's realized his full potential. He always waits for the perfect moment before striking.



He heroically resists the urge to go to the bathroom for reasons that remain obscure.



An impatient Yo-kai who just can't wait. He's always first in line when anything new is released.

Classic Yo-kai

Ready for a Yo-kai history lesson? When you travel to the past, you’ll meet many classic Yo-kai from ancient folklore.

Bigger, badder bosses

There are lots of super tough bosses to battle in the YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits and YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls games. Some of them are familiar, and some are brand new, but all of them are super tough to beat!

Gutsy Bones

New Legendary Yo-kai

Like the first game, YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits and YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls feature some new Legendary Yo-kai, the most powerful Yo-kai—and the hardest to defeat! If you collect all the Medals for a Legendary page of the Yo-kai Medallium, though, a Legendary Yo-kai will befriend you!



He insists on sharing his trivial knowledge, much to the annoyance of those nearby.



There's nothing worse than a spoiler... and that troll Spoilerina just can't help but spill the beans!

Ready to learn about the spooky new story? Then head this way, friend!