Unpleasant (Japanese: 難怪 Nankai) is a Wind-attribute S rank Rare Yo-kai and one of the Wicked Executives.


Unpleasant has an eerie elderly appearance, with a long beard and mustache going to his lower chest, with a long mane going to his lower back. He is the second tallest wicked yokai due to his horns, Unkeen is the tallest. He has dark gray skin like the other Wicked Executives, though the only visible skin is his left hand, as the face has a black shade, only showing his oval-shaped caramel eyes with red sclera. He also sports a pair of horns on the sides of his head. Like his peers, he follows the color scheme of the Wicked Clothing, with a dark purple robe which sports a lighter shade of purple on the leg section, with a milky pink layer of clothing underneath. He also carries a ebony black staff on his left hand and sports the trademark Wicked flame on top of his head.


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Unpleasant appears rarely on Stage 276 in Old Springdale, where he is befriendable.

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In Psychic Specters he can be found and befriended through the quest Unpleasent: Origins, started on the 3rd Floor of Nocturne Hospital, which becomes available after clearing Directator's quest Tamer of Time, which can be started in the stage of Gera Gera Land.

In Psychic Specters, him and the other executives are befriendable. Unpleasent can be befriended by completing a quest on the 3rd floor of Nocturne Hospital. Which becomes available after clearing Directator's quest Tamer of Time, which can be started in the stage of Gera Gera Land.

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Unpleasant and the other executives can rarely be befriended as a reward for beating a story mission in Chapter 11.

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Unpleasent can rarely be befriended as a reward for beating the Demon King in a boss battle.

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Unpleasent can be befriended in the sidequest Babaa's Sukiyaki Prosperous Note,

Alternatively he can also be fought and befriended through a Gate of Whimsy,

He can also be freed from the Crank-a-kai with Black Coins and Super Black Coins,

He also can be obtained through a Busters T Dungeon in the 2.0 update

Game data


Stats Calculation
This shows Unpleasant's stat on level: 99.

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Unpleasant Wibble Wobble
Stats Calculation
This shows Unpleasant's stat on level: 50.

Attribute tolerance

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


Type Name Power Attribute Range
Attack Beat 40 Single enemy
No description.
Technique Storm 80-120 Wind Single enemy
No description.
Inspirit Unpleasant Power Single enemy
The inspirited Yo-kai is transfixed by nasty power and loses HP.
Soultimate Move Unpleasant Kurse 180 All enemies
A nasty curse causes all enemies to get confused.
Skill Soothing Rhythm
All foes will be prone to Loafing around.


  • Befriended: "Your strength is hard to understand... Allow me to observe by your side."
  • Loafing: "Unpleasant..."
  • Being traded: "Allow me to augment your inauspicious array of amateurish allies."
  • Receiving food (favourite): "Excellent!"
  • Receiving food (normal): "Hmm..."
  • Receiving food (disliked): "Was"
  • Freed from the Crank-a-kai: "You extricated me from that incommodious capsule! I am obligated to you."


Name Origin

"Nankai" is a pun on "nankai" (Japanese: 何回 "unintelligible" or "esoteric"), with the latter kanji being replaced by "kai" (Japanese: "mysterious" or "strange"), which is a part of all Wicked Executives and Wicked Servants' names in Japanese.

"Unpleasant" is taken directly from the English word, and notably starts with "Un-", like all Wicked Executives' names in English.


  • Unpleasant is the only Wicked Executive who is absent from the American and European cover arts of Psychic Specters.

In other languages

Language Name Meaning
Flag of Japan Japanese Nankai
Flag of France French Maudicko
Flag of Spain Spanish Inaguantablio Corruption of Inaguantable ("unbearable")
Flag of Germany German Konfusius From konfus ("confusing", "convoluted") and Konfuzius" ("Confucius")
Flag of Italy Italian Confundor
  • Portuguese (Brazil): Malino