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Sapphinyan (Japanese: サファイニャン Safainyan) is a Rank A Water-attribute Rare Yo-kai of the Charming tribe.

Appearances

Biology

Sapphinyan is a pure sapphire Jibanyan-looking Yo-kai with big black eyes. It's muzzle and paw tips are solid white, while it's inner-ear and nose are gold. Around it's belly is a pure gold haramaki to match it's collar, which has a lavender sphere hanging from it. The flames of it's tails are bright yellow. 

Profile

Yo-kai Watch

Sapphinyan Qr Code

QR code for Sapphinyan.

Scan Sapphinyan's Yo-kai Medal QR code at Piggleston Bank to obtain a Sapphire Coin. Using it on the Crank-a-kai will award the Sapphire Bell, which makes Sapphinyan appear.

After having acquired the item, Sapphinyan will appear in the dolphin tank at Rolling Waves Park in Downtown Springdale, where he can be battled once a day until he's befriended through the regular method.

Yo-kai Watch 2

In the 2.0 update, Sapphinyan can be freed from the Crank-a-kai with a Mystery Coin, which is dropped by Glitzy Bones on Mystery Way.

Yo-kai Watch 3

The player can obtain an Invite for Ambrosia in the Yo-kai World, by going through the Yo-kai Elevator in the Sacred Tree on Mt. Wildwood. They can get in a battle where Sapphinyan may randomly appear.

Game data

Evolution

Water Attribute
Safainyan YW2-020
WibWobCharmingIcon
Sapphinyan
Level 30
Fire Attribute
Jibanyan
 ???
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Fusion

Water Attribute
Safainyan YW2-020
WibWobCharmingIcon
Sapphinyan
+
Fire Attribute
Jibanyan
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[[{{{name-2}}}|Jibanyan

]]

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

]]

Stats

Safainyan YW2-020
Stats Calculation
HP
 
379
STR
 
142
SPR
 
221
DEF
 
153
SPD
 
153
This shows Sapphinyan's stat on level: 99.


Movelist

Type Name Power Attribute Range
Attack Sharp Claws (Japanese: するどいつめ Surudoi Tsume) 10-45x2 Single enemy
No description.
Technique Waterfall (Japanese: 大滝の術 Ōtaki no Jutsu) 80-120 Water Single enemy
No description.
Inspirit Sapphire Power (Japanese: サファイアパワー Sapphire Power) Single ally
Makes all of an ally's stats shine like a glowing sapphire.
Soultimate Move Pure-Blue Paws (Japanese: ひんやりブルー肉球 Hin'yari Blue Nikukyū) 20x10 (1)

15x10 (2)

All enemies
Attacks all opponents with his beautiful sapphire paws.
Skill Linked Together (Japanese: じゅずつなぎ Juzutsunagi)
Stat boost for adjacent Yo-kai with same Skill.

Busters stats

YW 2

Sapphinyan-Attacker

Stat Number/rank
Hp 600
Strength C
Spirit S
Speed A
Button Move/description
A Attack (Hits a nearby enemy)
X Rapids (Hits a faraway enemy. If charged, does more damage)

Soul

YW 2

Sapphinyan's soul-Spirit up to the adjacent yo-kai

Quotes

  • Befriended: "... Fine, I'll be your friend."
  • Loafing: "*purr...*"
  • Being traded: "Nyaow this looks like a good place to be. Happy to join you!"
  • Receiving food (favourite): "Nyumm..."
  • Receiving food (normal): "Nyot bad..."
  • Receiving food (disliked): "Nyo way!"
  • Freed from the Crank-a-kai: "Nyaa, it's good to be out and about! We are so gonna shine together!"
  • Recruited (Wibble Wobble):" Thanks for saving me! You're a real gem!"

Before battle:

  • "Do you see me nyaow? It's perfect timing! I'm ready to fight you nyaow."
  • "You wanna piece of me?!"
  • "Come at me!"/"Boo! ...Coward."

Post battle (was not befriended):

  • "You're still weak. Come back when you get stronger."

Post battle (was befriended):

  • "I like you nyaow. I'll help you nyaow."
  • Yo-kai Watch: PuniPuni (S version): "This is the outside world, nyan... Fu, good wind, nya." (ここが外の世界かニャン...フッ いい風だニャ)

Etymology

  • His name is a portmanteau of "Sapphire" and "nyan", the onomatopoeia for the sound a cat makes.

Trivia

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese サファイニャン Safainyan
Flag of France French Saphinyan
Flag of Spain Spanish Zafinyan
Flag of Germany German Saphinyan
Flag of Italy Italian Zaffinyan
Flag of the Netherlands Dutch Sapphinyan
Flag of Russia Russian Сапфирньян Sapfirn'yan

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