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Hungramps (Japanese: ひも爺 Himojii) is a Rank E, Restoration-attribute Yo-kai of the Heartful tribe, and the Onnen tribe as of Yo-kai Watch 4.

In Yo-kai Watch, Hungramps evolves into Hungorge starting at Level 22. As of Yo-kai Watch 2, he instead evolves into Hungorge when fused with a Love-Packed Rice Ball, and in Yo-kai Watch 3, can evolves into Supersize Gramps when fused with Starry Spangles.

Appearances

Video games

Anime series

Biology

Hungramps has the appearance of an elderly man with a white mustache and large, white eyebrows above closed eyes. He has a blue tongue and a single prominent tooth in his jaw. His most notable feature is his cone-shaped head with the vertex being the top of his head. He wears a gray kimono, a blue obi, and one-toothed geta sandals with white tabi. He is usually seen with a small drool on the left side of his mouth and his right index finger on the right side.

In the anime, Hungramps is an old man. He appears to be lost in thought most of the time. He falls asleep quickly and wakes up shortly after. A running gag in most of his later appearances is his notorious hunger and craving for Yo-kai that one can serve as food, such as Wotchagot, Pride Shrimp, and Spenp. Once he senses the presence of Yo-kai like these, he approaches them and proceeds to eat them. Due to this, he is infamously known as one of the terrifying Yo-kai from the “Eating Clan”.

Hungramps has a seemingly bottomless appetite; thus, when he inspirits someone, that person becomes incredibly ravenous.

Back when Hungramps was alive, he had a granddaughter named Sarah. He loved her very much. When Sarah grew up, she spent less time with him. When Hungramps died, he turned into a Yo-kai and waited to see his granddaughter's face. In EP004, he saw Sarah again as a teenager, and she stated that she did want to hang out with him. In EP059, she promised him that she would study hard in order to become a doctor to cure his illness. Seconds before they linked pinkies, Hungramps died. After his death, Sarah continued her studies in order to fulfill that very promise.

Hungramps had a relationship with Tattletell, as shown when she tried to attack him and he offered her a beverage.He also formed a friendship with Grubsnitch, since both Yo-kai have insatiable hunger, which leads to them seeking for food-themed Yo-kai and devouring them. In the White and Red Song Battle, they even form a unit named "Tabemono Gakari" and compete on behalf of the Red team.

Hungramps is infamous among food Yo-kai like Wotchagot and Pride Shrimp for them continuously being victims of his hunger. In EP088, he even turns out to be the culprit of the "food Yo-kai murders", which caused his victims, Wotchagot, Pride Shrimp, and Sumodon to lose their souls. Oddly enough, they seem to forgive him and on top of that they invite him to go out to eat. His hunger does not seem to be limited to normal food Yo-kai, as in EP103 goes to the mall during the New Year in order to catch the recently spawned Spenp and eat them.

Profile

Yo-kai Watch

Hungramps can be found in Uptown Springdale, near the Shady Back Alley's trash cans.

Yo-kai Watch 2

Hungramps can be befriended in the process of completing a request. He can also be found in Downtown Springdale.

Yo-kai Watch 3

Hungramps can be found in Uptown Springdale.

He can also be found in the Catwalk.

Game data

Main series games data

Yo-kai Watch

Himojii YW1-034
Stats Calculation
HP
 
1
STR
 
1
SPR
 
1
DEF
 
1
SPD
 
1
This shows Hungramps's stat on level: 99.


Type Name Power Attribute Range
Attack Headsmack 15-67 Single enemy
No description.
Technique Heal 20-90 Restoration Single ally
No description.
Inspirit Starve (Japanese: おなかをすかせる Onaka o suka seru) Single enemy
Makes a foe hungry, and decreases its STR.
Soultimate Move Hungry Impact 50-131 Restoration All allies
Restores HP for allies with a wealth of heavenly rice balls.
Skill Starver (Japanese: ひもじすと Himoji suto)
The effect of food on allies will double.

Yo-kai Watch 2

Blasters Stats

Yo-kai Watch 3

Blasters Stats

Yo-kai Watch 4

Attribute Tolerance

Fire icon Ice icon Earth icon Lightning icon Water icon Wind icon
Tolerance of attribute attack
Strong × ⇒ △ ⇒ - ⇒ ○ ⇒ ◎ weak

Held items

Locations

Spin-off games

Yo-kai Watch Blasters

Yo-kai Watch Busters 2

Other games

Yo-kai Watch: Wibble Wobble

Hungramps Wib Wob
Stats Calculation
HP
 
1
Attack
 
1
Soultimate Move
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Other Effects
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Soultimate Levels
LV01 00
LV02 00
LV03 00
LV04 00
LV05 00
LV06 00
LV07 00
Skill Levels
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LV01 Effect: 00
LV02 Effect: 00
LV03 Effect: 00
LV04 Effect: 00
LV05 Effect: 00


Yo-kai Watch: Ukiukupedia

Evolution

Yo-kai Watch

Restoration Attribute
HungrampsNewHDTransparent
WibWobHeartfulIcon
Hungramps
Level 22
Drain Attribute
KuiijiiArtworkTransparent
WibWobHeartfulIcon
Hungorge

Fusion

Yo-kai Watch 2

Restoration Attribute
HungrampsNewHDTransparent
WibWobHeartfulIcon
Hungramps
+
None
Plum Rice Ball
None
Love-Packed Rice Ball
=
Drain Attribute
KuiijiiArtworkTransparent
WibWobHeartfulIcon
Hungorge

Yo-kai Watch 3

Restoration Attribute
HungrampsNewHDTransparent
WibWobHeartfulIcon
Hungramps
+
None
Merican Flour
None
Starry Spangles
=
Restoration Attribute
HungryGArtworkTransparent
WibWobHeartfulIcon
Supersize Gramps

In the anime

Main article: Hungramps (anime)

Etymology

"Himojii" is a combination of himojii (Japanese: ひもじい "hungry") and jii (Japanese: "grandfather, old man").

"Hungramps" is a portmanteau of hungry and gramps.

Trivia

  • When Hungramps takes elemental damage, he is treated as an Earth-attribute Yo-kai.

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese ひも爺 Himojii
Flag of France French Granpapéti
Flag of Spain Spanish Abuzampa Taken from abuelo ("grandpa") and zampar ("eat").
Flag of Germany German Opa Gusto
Flag of Italy Italian Nonno Fame
More Languages
Flag of the United Arab Emirates Arabic شرهان Sharhan
Flag of Hong Kong Chinese (Cantonese)* 肚餓爺爺
Flag of the Republic of China
Flag of the People's Republic of China
Chinese (Mandarin)*
空腹爺爺
Flag of Brazil Portuguese (Brazilian) Vovôrexia

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