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Poofessor (Japanese: うんちく魔 Unchikuma) is a Rank S, Drain-attribute Legendary Yo-kai of the Shady tribe.

Appearances

Biology

Poofessor is a purple bear with a lavender muzzle, paws, inner-ear, and feet; and a red square nose. He has black dot-shaped eyes and wears a pair of round glasses with pale pink lenses. He wears a black graduation cap and shawl held by a gold string. Attached to the tassel of his cap is a small gold flame. He holds a staff with a teal poop on top.

Yokai Watch 141 Part 7A - Unchikuma

Poofessor in Episode 141

Poofessor is an intelligent Yo-kai who appreciates the knowledge. According to him, he began Inspiriting people after noticing that people were more interested in sounding intelligent rather than actually pursuing knowledge. He enjoys spouting useless trivia to impress others, and then making others do the same by Inspiriting them. He hates when his trivia is ignored, which can make him agitated or depressed.

In the dub, Poofessor often makes "bear" puns when speaking and acts like an actual professor. He has a verbal tic of ending his trivia with "...or so they say", which he passes onto his victims.

Poofessor makes the possessed person or people spout out useless trivia by putting a lump of his "trivia deuce" on their head. Apparently, Poofessor can assume an ultimate form by Inspiriting himself with his own deuce, which would amplify the effects of his trivia spouting on a global scale.

So far, Komasan is the only Yo-kai that 'unknowingly' ignores his trivia. When he was summoned in Legend Of Poofessor, Komasan focused more on the nature around him rather than Poofessor, which made him far more annoyed and drove him towards the edge. When Komasan falls asleep right after, he finally catches up to him.

Poofessor probably holds a bit of a grudge against him since then, which is demonstrated in the Komasan Taxi episode 3 that he nearly convinced Komasan that his trivia poo was actually ice cream that Komasan favors greatly and slowly tries to place it in his mouth before being ejected from the taxi by Komajiro.

Usapyon is probably the only Yo-kai that actually listened through his entire lecture without a moment of annoyance or regret. He also admired his vast knowledge of spaceships.

Profile

Poofesor appears as a Legendary Yo-kai starting from Yo-kai Watch 2. As a Legendary Yo-kai, one must befriend/recruit the following Yo-kai first in order to undo his seal.

Yo-kai Watch 2

Namahage YW6-006
Morezo YW1-019
None
Yami Kyuubi YW3-006
Snartle Fidgephant Daiz Kyubi
Komejii YW1-039
Cheeksqueek
Orochi YW3-029
Konbusan YW1-033
Grainpa Cheeksqueek Venoct Steppa


Yo-kai Watch 3

Hekokijin YW1-054
Hanahojin YW8-005
None
None
Cuttincheez Snottle Messyrai Shedwin
None
YW9-021
Janegavoon YW1-045
Donyoriinu YW1-049
Spewart Whispocrates Moskevil Dismarelda


Yo-kai Watch: Wibble Wobble

None
YW9-009
YW10-004
Daiz Chymera Kingmera
Gari Oji YW6-020
None
Kuwaga Taisho YW9-002
Chilhuahua Rageon Beetall


Yo-kai Watch Blasters

Hekokijin YW1-054
Asekkaki YW4-011
Donyoriinu YW1-049
Nagabanana
Cuttincheez Swelton Dismarelda Bananose
Janegavoon YW1-045
YW9-021
Hanahojin YW8-005
None
Moskevil Whispocrates Snottle Whinona


Yo-kai Watch Blasters 2

Whisper 3D
Odenjin YW6-010
Babaan YW2-009
Kuchidake-onna YW2-034
Whisper Master Oden Tattlecast Chatalie
Senpokukanpokuclean2
None
Doyagari
None
Frogetmenot Snidewinder Doyagari Tribe Member Doya Osa


Yo-kai Watch animation series

Poofessor appears in Legend Of Poofessor, inspiriting Nate's friends at lunchtime and making them spout useless trivia. After Nate identifies him, he summons Jibanyan to deal with the Yo-kai, but Jibanyan ends up being wowed by Poofessor's trivia relating to Next HarMEOWny. Nate decides to summon Komasan, who Poofessor attempts to impress but fails to do so as Komasan proves to be easily distracted and ends up not listening, eventually falling asleep. Outraged, Poofessor decides to assume his ultimate form by Inspiriting himself, by consuming his trivia deuce, much to Nate and Whisper's horror.

He reappears in Komasan Taxi - Poofessor, where he ends up on the Koma Cab. After he spouts useless trivia relating to taxis around the world, he contemplates about himself not being featured prominently enough in the anime.

In EP209, Poofesor was summoned to help Spewart not get sick when riding in buses, or etc. Unfortunately, while he was summoned he lost the Shopping Mall Roulette, which is a bit ironic, since if you lose the Shopping Mall Roulette, you win toilet paper. The ironic part being that Poofessor is a tiny bit related to toilet paper itself.

Game Data

Evolution

Drain Attribute
Unchikuma YW6-031
WibWobShadyIcon
Poofessor
Level 30
Fire Attribute
Jibanyan
 ???
[[{{{name-2}}}|Jibanyan

]]

Fusion

Drain Attribute
Unchikuma YW6-031
WibWobShadyIcon
Poofessor
+
Fire Attribute
Jibanyan
 ???
[[{{{name-2}}}|Jibanyan

]]

=
Fire Attribute
Jibanyan
 ???
[[{{{name-3}}}|Jibanyan

]]

Stats

Unchikuma YW6-031
Stats Calculation
HP
 
277
STR
 
126
SPR
 
140
DEF
 
127
SPD
 
67
This shows Poofessor's stat on level: 60.


Moveset

Type Name Power Attribute Range
Attack Pointy Pokes (Japanese: みだれづき Midarezuki) 12-26x3 Single enemy
No description.
Technique Reaper (Japanese: みだれづき Shinigami no Jutsu) 80-120 Drain Single enemy
No description.
Inspirit Info Dump (Japanese: うんちくを言わせる Unchiku wo Iwaseru) Single enemy
The Inspirited Yo-kai can only recite poo facts and can't act.
Soultimate Move Pooped Out (Japanese: うんざりうんちく地獄 Unzari Unchiku Jigoku) 150 All enemies
A wave of woe hits all foes and can confuse them too.
Skill Biochemistry (Japanese: うんちく Unchiku)
Removes elements from all Yo-kai attacks.

Busters stats

Poofessor-Ranger

Stat Rank/number
Hp 700
Strength S
Spirit A
Speed S
Button Move/description
A Attack (hits nearby enemy)
X Absorb (hits faraway enemy. Also heals a bit when used)

Kon (Soul)

YW2:

Poofessor's soul- The Yo-kai with this will inspirit opponents very successfully (Accuracy up for inspiriting)

Quotes

  • Befriended: "You want to hear all my wisdom? Well, we'd best be friends, then!"
  • Loafing: "Resting...now..."
  • Receiving food (favorite): "Amazing!"
  • Receiving food (normal):  "Meh."
  • Receiving food (disliked): "Glarrg..."
  • Being traded: "At last, we meet! I have so much to talk to you about!"

Etymology

  • "Unchikuma" translates as "demon of vast knowledge" (Japanese: 蘊蓄魔), while sounding the same as unchi-kuma (Japanese: うんち熊 "poop bear").
  • "Poofessor" is a combination of "poop" and "professor". It ironically disregards the joke of him being a bear, though it could also be a small reference to Winnie-the-Pooh.
  • "Repeloso" is a combination of "repelús" and "oso" (bear)
  • "Schlaubärga" is a combination of Bär (bear) and Schlauberger (Smert aleck)

Trivia

  • Poofessor contains a diploma in his hat that will be destroyed if he fails to make people properly recite trivia.
  • Oddly enough, in Yo-kai Watch 3, even though he clearly appears in the first half of Hailey Anne's story, he still needs to be unsealed from his Legend Page in the Medallium to befriend him.
  • Just like every other Legendary Yo-kai that appeared in the anime (with the exception of Shogunyan, and Dandoodle,) Poofessor appears without Nate having to collect the required Yo-kai Medals.
  • Poofessor is considered the most recurring Legendary in the anime series.
  • He's the first and only Legendary Yo-kai to get an unlucky summon from the Yo-kai Watch Dream in EP209.
  • His first appearance stirred some controversy; the implication he ate his own trivia deuce garnered some letters of objection, necessitating a segment on Komasan Taxi. Afterwards, it becomes a minor gag that the more graphic actions with his trivia deuce quickly hail another ride on Komasan Taxi, which he accepts resignedly.
    • In the dub, the shot of Poofessor consuming the Trivia Deuce has been replaced with Nate and Whisper looking in disgust. Though, it wasn't done for the Komasan Taxi segment

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese うんちく魔 Unchikuma
Flag of France French Savantard
Flag of Spain Spanish Repeloso A combination of "repelús" and "oso" (bear)
Flag of Germany German Schlaubärga derived from "Schlauberger" (slyboots) +
"Bär" (bear)
Flag of Italy Italian Professorso
Flag of Brazil
Flag of Portugal
Portuguese
Sabichão Derived from wise
Flag of South Korea Korean 웅가 (Ung-ga)

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