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First appearance Wario Land 4 (2001)
Yūrei stealing Keyzer.

Yūrei (幽霊[1] or ゆうれい[2]) is an enemy in the Game Boy Advance game Wario Land 4. It is a large pirate ghost that haunts the larger outdoor areas of the level Crescent Moon Village.

As it appears to be a ghost, Yūrei cannot be attacked or defeated by Wario, nor can it hurt Wario. It will attempt to steal any type of loose Coin on the ground, but will not steal Blue or Red Crystals or Diamonds that float in the air. When Wario has Keyzer (the ghost-like creature needed to progress to the next stage), Yūrei will steal it instead, locking all doors and laughing until Wario recovers it.

The name Yūrei refers to figures in Japanese folklore that are analogous to Western legends of ghosts.


  1. ^ Wario Land 4 official Shogakukan Japanese game guide, page 15.
  2. ^ Wario Land 4 official Enterbrain Japanese game guide, page 11.