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Hidabat (Japanese: ヒキコウモリ Hikikōmori) is a Rank D Wind-attribute Yo-kai of the Shady tribe and the Onnen tribe in Yo-kai Watch 4.

In Yo-kai Watch and Yo-kai Watch 2, Hidabat evolves into Abodabat when fused with Tengloom, as Yo-kai Watch 2, can evolves into Allnyta when fused with Wydeawake, and in Yo-kai Watch Blasters, can evolve into Abodabat when fused with the Comfy Closet.

He also has Rank SS Awoken form called Hidabat Awoken (Japanese: 覚醒ヒキコウモリ Kakusei Hikikōmori), exclusively in Yo-kai Watch: Wibble Wobble.

Appearances

Video games

Anime series

Biology

Hidabat is a bat yokai with sky blue eyes. Its fur is dark except for a yellow gold collar. It has blue wings with golden-yellow "#" symbols on them. Its wings are actually supported on its arms, and move with them thanks to a band on its palms.

Hidabat likes to be in dark and secluded places and is usually seen on a laptop. Hidabat is very shy.

Those who are possessed by Hidabat become gloomy and have a strange need to seclude themselves in the dark.

After Nate befriends Hidabat, Hidabat starts to live in his closet. It considers Jibanyan as its friend and roommate.

It is revealed in A New Watch! that Hidabat is a close friend of the new CEO of Yopple, Mark Orckerberg which allowed it to get a Yo-kai Watch U Prototype for testing.

Profile

Yo-kai Watch Animation series

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Hidabat first appears in Yo-kai Hidabat when it possesses Jibanyan, causing it to lock itself in Nathan's room. While trying to get Nate's soccer ball, Whisper hears an ultrasonic frequency. He then reveals that it is Hidabat that is responsible, so they have to help Jibanyan. After a few failed attempts, Nate finally forces Jibanyan out with the help of Happierre and Dismarelda. As Jibanyan tries to get back in with very little enthusiasm, Nathan frees him with the help of Fidgephant, revealing Hidabat. Hidabat tries to possess Jibanyan again after they returned from the bathroom, but Nate stops it. Then it is revealed that Hidabat is having a hard time finding a place to seclude itself because it is too bright outside. Nathan then offers Hidabat to stay in his closet, which it happily accepts, and offers its Yo-kai Medal as rent.

In The Legend of Shogunyan, Hidabat makes a cameo in Nate's closet, when Jibanyan opens the door and prior to the appearance of Shogunyan.

In Yo-kai B3-NK1, it makes another cameo; as Robonyan reboots, Hidabat peers out from the left side of the closet.

In The New Yo-kai Watch, Hidabat had somehow teleported Nate's closet to Yo-kai-lifornia so that he can be in line for the release of the Yo-kai Watch Model Zero.

In Sgt. Burly, Hidabat makes a cameo peering out from the left side of the closet when Jibanyan had been woken from his nap by Sgt. Burly having finished training Whisper.

In Every Cold Has Its Thorn(yan), when Jibanyan turned into Thornyan due to a cold, when he sneezes for the second time, one of his thorns hit Hidabat as he exited the closet. Nate went to check on him and asked if he was ok.

In The Missing Yo-kai Pad, Nate and Jibanyan enlist Hidabat to get Whisper another Yo-kai Pad after his Yo-kai Pad fell down the toilet and was flushed.

In Kaptain Komasan and The Surprise Ending, Hidabat helps Komasan and Komajiro by giving them a special potion that they use so that Phonius can see Dromp who Nate summoned as a favor to Komasan and Komajiro.

In Gnew Guy Gnomey, Hidabat gets annoyed when a rookie Gnomey trespasses into his closet. He joins Whisper and Jibanyan into trying to find it.

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The logo of Hidabat's company displayed from the Yo-zon box, as seen in EP070.

In Hidabat's Secret, it is revealed that Hidabat is the second richest Yo-kai and second only to Steve Jaws, having invested in the stock market, bought over several companies (consisting of Yo-Zon, Mog Burger, Yolo Inc., Amalgamated Yokai, Bat's Belfries, Springdale Outlet Mall, Hib's Pencils, Yofu Hut, Hidabank, Phonius Productions, Nathaniel's Watch Company, Hidabat's Hats, Yodaphone, Mama's Dental Floss, and Bat Nap Clothing) and a sports team called the Hida Baseball Bats, and operated a hedge fund all within Nate's closet. Unknown to Nate and the others, it is also revealed that he owns thousand of closets in a massive underground operation.

In A New Watch!, Hidabat gets a Yo-kai Watch U Prototype for being a close friend of Mark Orckerberg and gives it to Nate due to it having very tiny wrists.

In EP091, Hidabat joins the white team as part of the Yo-kai Song Battle concert and brings Nate's closet much to his annoyance.

In EP102, Hidabat emails Whisper to tell Nate to summon him for Necolumbus which he has a closet for him in his collection.

Yo-kai Watch

Hidabat appears in the Abandoned Tunnel past the Rank C Watch Lock (Mt. Wildwood).

Yo-kai Watch 2

Hidabat may occasionally appear on the train, and in the Abandoned Tunnel West.

Yo-kai Watch 3

Hidabat appears in the Abandoned Tunnel West.

Yo-kai Watch 4

Hidabat is automatically befriended during Chapter 1.

Game Data

Evolution

Wind Attribute
Hikikomori YW1-044
WibWobShadyIcon
Hidabat
Level 30
Fire Attribute
Jibanyan
 ???
[[{{{name-2}}}|Jibanyan

]]

Fusion

Yo-kai Watch to Yo-kai Watch 2

Wind Attribute
Hikikomori YW1-044
WibWobShadyIcon
Hidabat
+
Wind Attribute
Nekurama Tengu YW2-030
WibWobShadyIcon
Tengloom
=
Wind Attribute
Tojikomori
WibWobShadyIcon
Abodabat

As Yo-kai Watch 2

Wind Attribute
Hikikomori YW1-044
WibWobShadyIcon
Hidabat
+
Lightning Attribute
Tetsuya YW7-028
WibWobShadyIcon
Wydeawake
=
Lightning Attribute
KANTETSU
WibWobShadyIcon
Allnyta

Yo-kai Watch Blasters

Wind Attribute
Hikikomori YW1-044
WibWobShadyIcon
Hidabat
+
None
Comfortable Closet
None
Comfy Closet
=
Wind Attribute
Tojikomori
WibWobShadyIcon
Abodabat

Stats

Hikikomori YW1-044
Stats Calculation
HP
 
1
STR
 
1
SPR
 
1
DEF
 
1
SPD
 
1
This shows Hidabat's stat on level: 99.


Movelist

Type Name Power Attribute Range
Attack Slap (Japanese: はたく Hataku) 10 Single enemy
No description.
Technique Tornado (Japanese: 竜巻の術 Tatsumaki no Jutsu) 50-110 Wind Single enemy
No description.
Inspirit Shut Away (Japanese: 心をふさがせる Kokoro wo Fusagaseru) Single enemy
Takes away a foe's motivation.
Soultimate Move Hidabat Harmony (Japanese: ヒキこもり歌 Hikikomori Uta) 60 All enemies
Hinders enemies with a cursed lullaby.
Skill Vampiric (Japanese: きゅうけつ Kyuuketsu)
Absorbs foe's HP with regular attacks.

Quotes

  • Befriended (Yo-Kai Watch): "Too strong. Friendship...possible?"
  • Loafing: "zzz..."
  • Receiving food (favorite): "T-Tasty..."
  • Receiving food (normal): "Kinda plain."
  • Receiving food (disliked): "Fool me once..."
  • Freed from the Crank-a-kai: "Wasn't stuck. Just hiding. Friends?"
  • Yo-kai Cam Tip: Its hard to go outside!

Etymology

  • "Hidabat" is a portmanteau of hide (or hideout) and bat. It could also be a play on "hide a bat".
  • "Hikikōmori" is a pun on hikikomori (Japanese: ひきこもり "shut-in, recluse"), and kōmori (Japanese: 蝙蝠 "bat").
  • "Encielago" It is a combination of the words encierro ("closure") with murcielago ("bat").

Trivia

  • Hidabat's "random" nicknames in Yo-kai Watch 2 are: Bedrest, Bruce, Pajamas, and Hidaway.
    • "Bruce" is a reference to Bruce Wayne (Batman). One of Adobabat's names is "Wayne" and Belfree's is "Alfred".

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese ヒキコウモリ Hikikōmori
Flag of France French Chauvekipeut
Flag of Spain Spanish Enciélago
Flag of Germany German Fledalein
Flag of Italy Italian Dentrostrello
Flag of Russia Russian Необщишь
More Languages
Flag of Hong Kong Chinese (Cantonese)* 宅男蝙蝠 (HK) or 宅宅蝙蝠 (TW)
Flag of Portugal Portuguese (European) Agorafabio (Brazil)
  • Thai: ฮิคิโคโมริ
  • Arabic: عنكش

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