Darknyan ダークニャン, Darknyan
Curse of Darkness
Stats of Darknyan is unknown.
Yo-kai Medallium biography
"Hovernyan's turned into Darknyan thanks to his friends. Now he's half Yo-kai, half-superhero!"
Darknyan ( is a : Japanese ダークニャン ) Darknyan Rank A Wind-attribute Yo-kai of the Eerie tribe.
Darknyan is a transformation of
Darknyan is a black and gray colored eyes with golden yellow eyes and a fading blue stripe on his face. His nose is blue, while his inner ear, muzzle, chest and paw tips are gray. It has pale pink blushing cheeks. Around his shoulders is a sapphire cloth worn like a cape, and around his waist is the Utility Belt.
He is a friend of
Nathan's grandfather, Nathaniel.
Yo-kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters, Verygoodsir gives Hovernyan a comic book which parodies Batman. Verygoodsir trains Hovernyan as soon as the player obtains a Dark Cape and Utility Belt.
Befriended: "You need my power? Excellent. I'll help you out!"
Receiving food (favourite): "Yum."
Receiving food (normal): "Thanks, I guess."
Receiving food (disliked):
Freed from the Crank-a-kai (Wibble Wobble): "I am Darknyan. As your friend I will lend you my strength."
Base Stats (Lv. 60)
This shows Darknyan's stat on level: 99.
Attack Sharp Claws (
: Japanese するどいつめ ) Surudoi Tsume 10-45x2
Technique Storm (
: Japanese 嵐の術 ) Arashi no Jutsu 80-120
Inspirit Curse of Darkness (
: Japanese 闇の呪い ) Yami no Noroi
The Inspirited Yo-kai receives a dark curse, bringing all stats way down.
Soultimate Move Night Claw (
: Japanese ダークニャイトクロー ) Dāku Nyaito Kurō 180
Appears from a moonless night to slash one enemy. Critical hits land more easily.
Skill Dark Guard (
: Japanese ダークガード ) Dāku Gādo
Will not receive damage from Soultimate Moves.
How to Befriend
After finishing the game and scanning the QR code you will find him in the warehouse where Dame Dedtime was fought.
Befriend the following Yo-kai:
Darknyan first appears in the first movie after being powered up by the Yo-kai Watch and the Yo-kai Watch Model Zero by Nate and Nathaniel.
In the English dub of EP031, Whisper mentions Darknyan by name in a movie made by the Directator, "Darknyan vs. Supernyan."
Darknyan was initially level 52, but was raised to level 75 in Psychic Specters. It was likely done so it could be easier to clear the Infinite Inferno and Divine Paradise bosses.
"Darknyan" is a portmanteau of
Dark and Nyan, an onomatopoeia for a cat's call. It is also based on Batman's nickname "Dark Knight", which his motif is based after.
In other languages
Japanese: ダークニャン Dakunyan
Korean: 다크냥 Dakeunyang
Spanish (Spain): Darknyan
Spanish (South America): Oscurinyan