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Papa Bolt (Japanese: 雷オトン Rai Oton) is a Rank A Lightning-attribute Yo-kai of the Heartful tribe.

Appearances

Biology

Papa Bolt is a humanoid Yo-kai with reddish tan skin, tied spiky dark red hair, and a beard and unibrow of the same color. He wears a blue turquoise sleeveless kimono held by a dull red obi and beige white Roman wristbands. His legs are replaced by a single dull blue cloud, and a large beige white rope arch coiled in three is set behind his back.

Papa Bolt is said to be short tempered and grumpy, known for acting like a grumpy old man.

Papa Bolt has kindred relationships to several Yo-kai, some of which are, coincidentally, Thunder-attribute Yo-kai. He is the husband of Mama Aura. Statikid is his nephew. He is the father of Frazzel and the grandfather of Zappary.

Papa Bolt makes anyone he possesses act like thundering, grumpy old men.

Profile

Yo-kai Watch

Papa Bolt appears on telephone poles on Doughnut Hill at night (Blossom Heights).

Yo-kai Watch 2

Papa Bolt can be found at Mt. Wildwood Summit. He also appears past 8000 Metres in the infinite tunnel, found with Mama Aura as well as being freed from the Crank-a-kai with a Green coin.

Game Data

Evolution

Lightning Attribute
Raioton YW4-024
Pokapoka medal
Papa Bolt
Level 30
Fire Attribute
Jibanyan
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Fusion

Lightning Attribute
Raioton YW4-024
Pokapoka medal
Papa Bolt
+
Fire Attribute
Jibanyan
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=
Fire Attribute
Jibanyan
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Stats

Raioton YW4-024
Stats Calculation
HP
 
1
STR
 
1
SPR
 
1
DEF
 
1
SPD
 
1
This shows Papa Bolt's stat on level: 99.


Movelist

Type Name Power Attribute Range
Attack Practiced Punch 90 Single enemy
No description.
Technique Lightning 50 Single enemy
No description.
Inspirit Dad's Support Single ally
Papa's encouragement will raise an ally's STR.
Soultimate Move A Father's Scorn 110 All enemies
Zaps foes with the lightning of fatherly discontent. Yikes!
Skill Strict
All allies will Loaf around less.

Quotes

  • Befriended (Yokai Watch): "That was some good battling! Let's be close friends!"
  • Loafing: "Need a break!"
  • Receiving food (favourite)
    • (YW): "This texture!"
    • (YW2): "Zap! That's good!"
  • Receiving food (normal): "Sure, why not?"
  • Freed from Crank-a-kai: "Great job gettin' me out, kid. I can tell we're gonna be tight."

Etymology

"Rai Oton" translates to "Thunder Pa"

Origin

Papa Bolt's concept appears to be based on the idiom kaminari oyaji (雷親父, "lightning pops", or perhaps more correctly "thunderous pops"), which is used to describe a strict, ornery father that strikes fear into his offspring.

Trivia

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese 雷オトン (Raioton)
Flag of France French Tontonerre
Flag of Spain Spanish Papá Rayo
Flag of Italy Italian Babbo Saetta
Flag of Brazil
Flag of Portugal
Portuguese
Papai Trovão
Flag of Russia Russian Папа Гром (Papa Grom)