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Babblong
ナガバナ, Nagabana
Nyororon medal
Nagabana YW2-039
Babblong's Image Category
Number
2-039
Attribute Rank
Rank C icon
Drops
Common Rare
Carrot Runic Charm
Time
Anytime
Type
Present
Skill Special Effect
Skilled Loafer Keep Chatting
Favorite Food
Former Current
None Candy
Stats
Total: 2630
HP
990
Stat rank E
Spirit
840
Stat rank D
Power
800
Stat rank E
Speed
1000
Stat rank D
Defence
760
Stat rank E

Babblong (Japanese : ナガバナ Nagabana) is a Rank C Water-attribute Yo-kai of the Slippery tribe.

The Yo-kai Medallium bio reads; "Don't agree to listen to Babblong or else he'll talk and talk and talk and talk and talk and talk. He's a terrible listener."

As of Yo-kai Watch 3, Dasocks evolves into Addaconda by fusing with this Yo-kai.

Appearance

Babblong appears as a yellow-skinned, grinning Yo-kai with a massive, beak-like nose, hanging down to his chest's height. He has greenish-blue feather-like hair, with a tail going down to the small of his back. He wears a light purple sash around his waist and a blue skirt, and a pair of sandals.

Personality

He speaks with a thick Kansai accent. As expected, his stories are what's most important to him. When possessed by Wazzat, he says "What's the point of social interaction if you can't make people listen to you, y'know, y'know?".

Relationships

Abilities and Powers

He makes people tell stories until they get tired. These stories are usually boring and are often about an unknown uncle. It is likely that many of these stories are actually from Babblong, and that he really makes people tell the stories for him. When Babblong possess someone, they start speaking with an Osaka accent.

Game Data

Fusion

Lightning Attribute
None
Nyororon medal
Dasocks
+
Water Attribute
Nagabana YW2-039
Nyororon medal
Babblong

=
Lightning Attribute
None
Nyororon medal
Addaconda

Stats

None
Stats Calculation
HP
 
1
STR
 
1
SPR
 
1
DEF
 
1
SPD
 
1
This shows Babblong's stat on level: 99.


Type Name Power Attribute Range
Attack Fullswing 80 Single enemy
No description.
Technique Rapids 50 Water Single enemy
No description.
Inspirit Keep Chatting Single enemy
Makes an enemy chitchat so much that it slows down.
Soultimate Move Babbleblast 120 Single enemy
Slaps an enemy with its nose. May cancel a foe's Soultimate Move.
Skill Skilled Loafer
Will recover a little HP when Loafing around.

How to befriend

Yo-kai Watch

Babblong can be found under cars and inside empty apartments everywhere in Tranquility Apartments on Shopper's Row, as well as beyond the Rank C Watch Lock in the Abandoned Tunnel.

Babblong is also automatically befriended in the process of completing the request "Talk Like the Wind".

Yokai Watch 2

Babblong can be found in the grass in the Excellent Expressway. He can also be found in the bamboo on Mt. Wildwood.

Babblong is also befriended through the quest "Dinner on Hold"

Quotes

  • Befriended: "You're pretty good! I like your spirit!"
  • Loafing: "This is tiring!"
  • Receiving food (favourite): "So good! Wow!"
  • Receiving food (normal): "I'll eat that!"
  • Receiving food (disliked):
  • Freed from Crank-a-kai: "You got me out! That reminds me of a story. See, a long time ago..."

History

Yo-Kai Watch Babbalong Summoning (English)00:30

Yo-Kai Watch Babbalong Summoning (English)

Video game

In the game, non-hostile Babblongs can be found all over Springdale who provide advice on the game's mechanics. When talked to, each Babblong warns the player that its explanation is lengthy, and expresses annoyance should the player choose to decline its offer.

Babblong is also the antagonist in the request Talk Like the Wind, where he is inspirting a worker at the Gourd Pound Museum. After confronting the big nosed Yo-kai, he admitted he did so because he wanted a friend, and the players can become friends with him.

Anime

In the anime, Babblong first appeared in EP015, Inspiriting people at Springdale Elementary. Nate attempted to summon Jibanyan but ended up Inspirited by Babblong, preventing him from finishing the summon. Jibanyan, having been alerted to the Summon, eventually got fed up waiting for Nate to finish and ran to school all the way from Nate's house, sending Babblong flying in one hit.

Nate first summoned Babblong in EP021, who expressed pleasant surprise at being summoned. Babblong was asked to stop D'wanna from Inspiriting Katie, who had been abandoning activities with her friends as a result of D'wanna's influence. Babblong engaged D'wanna in an Inspiriting battle, causing Katie to switch between lethargic and talkative states constantly until D'wanna keeled over in exhaustion.

In EP021, Babblong was seen in Yo-kai-lifornia where he was among the Yo-kai standing in line waiting for the release of the Yo-kai Watch Model Zero.

Babblong was one of Mr. Crabbycat's students in the "Hangin' with Mr. Crabbycat" segments.

Trivia

  • In the English dub, he is voiced by Joey D'Auria impersonating comedian Jimmy Durante. Both are known for their distinctive noses, even copying his trademark phrase "Ha cha cha cha cha!". In the English Korean dub, he has a surfer accent.

Origin

Name Origin

  • "Babblong" is a portmanteau of the words babble or babbling, and long. It may also be a play on the term babble on.
  • "Nagabana" translates as "long nose" (Japanese : 長鼻

Nagabana). It's also a pun on nagabanashi (Japanese : 長話 Tr: rambling, long conversation). It may also be partially based on banana, given the banana motif of his post-summoning background in the anime.

  • "Charlatón" is a variation of charlatan.
  • "Labernase" is a combination of labern (to prattle) and Nase (nose).

Related Yo-kai

In other languages

  • Japanese: ナガバナ Nagabana
  • Korean: 긴코 Ginko
  • Italian: Blablablo
  • Spanish: Charlatón
  • Portuguese (Brazil): Prolixos
  • French: Jacquasseur
  • German: Labernase

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