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Goldenyan (Japanese: ゴルニャン Gorunyan) is a Rank S, Lightning-attribute Rare Yo-kai of the Tough tribe, and the Tsukumono tribe as of Yo-kai Watch 4.

In Yo-kai Watch, Yo-kai Watch 2, Yo-kai Watch 3, and Yo-kai Watch: Wibble Wobble, Goldenyan is one of the Yo-kai required to unlock Gilgaros.

Appearances

Video games

Anime series

Biology

Goldenyan is a gold-plated, robotic cat Yo-kai. Goldenyan has big, sky blue eyes, an orange nose, and dull blue inner-ears. The muzzle and chest are of a pale yellow color. A big blue sphere rests in the center of the chest. There is a single piece of brown material where the arms begin, matching the pale, brown band around the stomach. A jet pack is visible on the back, while the tail flames are blue. Goldenyan's appearance is almost identical to Robonyan's.

In Whisper's dream in the anime, Goldenyan is shown to be a bit vain. Self-admittedly, Goldenyan can only shine in certain places due to being gold-plated.

Similar to Robonyan, Goldenyan says, "I'll be back," when leaving. In the English dub, Goldenyan says "Golde-nyout" when leaving.

Profile

Yo-kai Watch

Goldenyan can be freed from the Crank-a-kai by using Orange Coins.

A Goldenyan lies in a state of low power within the Trophy Room located in the center of Gourd Pond Park, which is firstly accessed to the player by obtaining their first Yo-criminal Trophy. By collecting Trophies of captured Wanted Yo-kai, it helps revitalizes Goldenyan to the point of being able to stand. Collecting more Trophies helps further optimize Goldenyan. Doing so will reward the player with 10 Crank-a-kai Coins of the following colors:

  • Enough so Goldenyan is standing: Red Coins
  • Half of Yo-criminal Trophies collected: Yellow Coins
  • Goldenyan highly optimized: Orange Coins
  • Nearly finished: Pink Coins
  • All Trophies obtained: Green Coins

Yo-kai Watch 2

Goldenyan can be freed from the Crank-a-kai by using Orange Coins, Five-Star Coins, or Special Coins in the present. Alternatively, Goldenyan can also be freed from the Happy-Go-Lucky Crank-a-kai.

Yo-kai Watch Blasters

Yo-kai Watch 3

Yo-kai Watch Busters 2

Yo-kai Watch 4

Yo-kai Watch: Wibble Wobble

Goldenyan is a reward for players that managed to add 100 Yo-kai Wib Wobs to the Yo-kai Medallium.

Game Data

Evolution

Lightning Attribute
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Level 30
Fire Attribute
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Fusion

Lightning Attribute
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Fire Attribute
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Fire Attribute
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Stats

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Stats Calculation
HP
 
483
STR
 
137
SPR
 
77
DEF
 
248
SPD
 
174
This shows Goldenyan's stat on level: 99.


Movelist

Yo-kai Watch

Type Name Power Attribute Range
Attack Rocket Punch (Japanese: ロケットパンチ Roketto Panchi) 100 Single enemy
No description.
Technique Shock (Japanese: 電流の術 Denryū no Jutsu) 20-90 Lightning Single enemy
No description.
Inspirit Golden Power (Japanese: 黄金パワー Ōgon Pawā) Single Ally
Makes an ally's skin shiny as gold. Raises DEF
Soultimate Move Gold Thundpurr (Japanese: ゴールデンニャンダー Gōruden Nyandā) All allies
Increases stats of allies with its mystic, golden powers.
Skill Gold Guard (Japanese: ゴールドガード Gōrudo Gādo) Self
Lessen Lightning and Water damage.

Yo-kai Watch 2

Type Name Power Attribute Range
Attack Rocket Punch (Japanese: ロケットパンチ Roketto Panchi) 100 Single enemy
No description.
Technique Lightning (Japanese: いかずちの術 Ikazuchi no Jutsu) 50-110 Lightning Single enemy
No description.
Inspirit Golden Power (Japanese: 黄金パワー Ōgon Pawā) Single Ally
Makes an ally's skin shiny as gold. Raises DEF
Soultimate Move Gold Thundpurr (Japanese: ゴールデンニャンダー Gōruden Nyandā) All allies
Increases stats of allies with its mystic, golden powers.
Skill Gold Guard (Japanese: ゴールドガード Gōrudo Gādo) Self
Lessen Lightning and Water damage.

Quotes

  • Freed from Crank-a-kai: "CONFIRMING FREEDOM... FREEDOM CONFIRMED. WE ARE NOW FRIENDS."
  • Befriended (Yo-kai Watch Wibble Wobble): "I am Goldenyan! Enjoy my priceless gleam!"
  • Traded: Is my shine too much for you? Then borrow my sunglasses! Nya!

In the anime

In a dream in EP067, Katie summons Goldenyan, which she refers to as "her best Yo-kai friend," with her own Yo-kai Watch in order to deal with Noway. However, Goldenyan mentions only shining in certain places and leaves through a portal, despite Katie's pleads.

Etymology

  • "Goldenyan" is a combination of golden and nyan.
  • "Aureonyan" is a combination of áureo ("golden") and nyan.
  • "Orobonyan" is a combination of oro ("gold") and "Robonyan".

Trivia

  • Despite only appearing in a dream, Goldenyan's Yo-kai Medal is registered in the Recap Time of said episode, along with Shadow Venoct.
  • Goldenyan's model was changed from Yo-kai Watch when the sequels were released. Goldenyan's model henceforth has been changed to have more of a gleam to it rather than the solid gold/yellow color seen in the original Yo-kai Watch.
  • Goldenyan's "random" nicknames in Yo-kai Watch 2 are: Solid, Goldberg, G-800, and Gilgameh.
  • Goldenyan was the only Crank-a-kai exclusive Yo-kai to appear in neither the overworld nor an infinite dungeon until Yo-kai Watch 3.
  • Goldenyan and Robonyan both had high-pitched voices in the original Japanese version of Yo-kai Watch. However, only Robonyan would have his voiced severely deepened in future games in Japanese., In the English version, Goldenyan's voice was deepened as well.
    • While Goldenyan appears to have a rather feminine voice, especially in the Japanese version of the anime, Goldenyan is not considered a female Yo-kai in Yo-kai Watch: Wibble Wobble, gaining no bonus from the U2 model. With that being said, however, Yo-kai Watch: Wibble Wobble has been inconsistent with other media in the franchise before.

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese ゴルニャン
Flag of Spain Spanish Aureonyan A combination of áureo ("golden") and nyan.
Flag of Germany German Goldinyan Delivered from the English name.
Flag of Italy Italian Orobonyan A combination of oro ("gold") and Robonyan.
Flag of South Korea Korean 골드냥 A combination of ("gold") and 드냥 ("nyan").
More Languages
Flag of Portugal Portuguese (European) Ouranyan

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