How to Identify Yokai in Phasmophobia

 How to Identify Yokai in Phasmophobia

Phasmophobia is one of the most popular ghost-investigation games worldwide, where players need to search for the ghost spawn location and identify its type using several equipment. However, ghosts have unique traits that also help players help identify them besides the evidence. So, this guide will help you know how you can identify Yokai in Phasmophobia.

Guide to Know About Yokai in Phasmophobia- Signs, and Behavior

Phasmophobia was released two years back, and the game remains equally thrilling and scary to players because of the unique behavior of the ghosts and the randomness of the hunts. The game has more or less 25 ghosts, and each game features a different ghost type randomly. Yokai is a ghost that doesn’t spawn very frequently but is one of the dangerous ghost-type in Phasmophobia.

If you go through the in-game Journal and read the description, you will find ‘Yokai are common ghosts that are attracted to human voices….’ So, whether you are a solo player or in a team, don’t talk near Yokai if your in-game mic is on, especially during hunts. Yokai can hear you if you speak and find you in hiding places. Keeping silence is the best way to survive Yokai hunts. Also, you can initiate a hunt if it is a Yokai by speaking in the Spirit Box.

Guide to Know About Yokai in Phasmophobia- Signs, and Behavior

However, besides these, if you want to confirm it is Yokai, look for the following evidences-

  • Ghost Orb
  • D.O.T.S Projector
  • Spirit Box

These are the evidence players need to confirm whether the ghost is really Yokai because speaking in the Spirit Box rage a few more ghosts. However, Yokai is dangerous because it can hear you 2-3 meters, and if you are within this range, it can start a hunt even if your sanity is around 80%. Higher sanity can’t prevent Yokai hunts. However, if your sanity is high, you can use Spirit Box and try to get a response from Yokai or witness a ghost event. Also, Cursed Objects like Voodoo Doll, Music Box, or Ouija Board can also initiate hunts.

That’s all you need to know about Yokai in Phasmophobia and how you can identify him. Yokai hunts at an average speed to better you find hiding places near the ghost room; otherwise, you may not survive the hunt.


Antara B

I have done my Master's Degree in English Literature. I have no previous experience in writing blogs or articles. My passion for gaming led me to work as a content writer at QMGames.

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