Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Yu Nanba Character Guide

Character Guide for Yu Nanba in Yakuza: Like a Dragon, including a character overview, recommended jobs and techniques.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Yu Nanba Character Guide

Yu Nanba

Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Yu Nanba Character Guide

Yu Nanba Character Profile

Yu Nanba is a party member character in Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Nanba is a former doctor who lost his license after getting caught channeling drugs to the black market. He is now spending his life as a homeless man. He met Kasuga in the dumpster being left dead and started to treat his gunshot wounds inflicted by Masumi Arakawa.

Yu Nanba joins your team in Chapter 3. He is voiced by Ken Yasuda (JP) and Greg Chun (EN).

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Yu Nanba Best Jobs

Here are the jobs accessible to the character organized by requirement:

All Character Best Jobs

Available Job Requirement Battle Style
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Homeless GuyHomeless Guy
  • Starting job
  • Attack using cane weapons.
  • Allows the use of hobo-based skills such as using alcohol to breath fire and summon attack pigeons.
  • Recommended Job for Yu Nanba.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - BreakerBreaker
  • Level 1 or higher
  • Attack using chain anklet weapons.
  • Allows the use of dance-based to damage enemies and buff  the attack stat of allies.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - MusicianMusician
  • Level 1 or higher
  • Attack using guitar weapons.
  • Allows the use of music to boost allies and reduce fighting spirit of enemies.
  • Recommended Job for Yu Nanba.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - BodyguardBodyguard
  • Level 15 or higher
  • Attack using Katana weapons.
  • Allows the use hard-hitting attacks and skills that also cost the user’s HP
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - ChefChef
  • Level 15 or higher
  • Bond level 2 or higher
  • Attack using cooking utensil weapons.
  • Allows the use of cooking methods to hurt enemies such as flames and cutlery.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - FortunetellerFortuneteller
  • Level 20 or higher
  • Bond level 3 or higher
  • Attack using fortune-telling gemstone weapons.
  • Allows the use of fortune telling skills to inflict status ailments.
  • Recommended Job for Yu Nanba.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - HostHost
  • Level 20 or higher
  • Bond Level 4 or higher
  • Attack using liquor bottle weapons.
  • Allows the use of service-related skills to steal from enemies or support the party.
  • Recommended Job for Yu Nanba.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - EnforcerEnforcer
  • Level 25 or higher
  • Bond Level 4 or higher
  • Attack using riot shield and baton weapons.
  • Allows the use of shields to protect allies.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - ForemanForeman
  • Level 1 or higher
  • Bond Level 5 or higher
  • Attack using demolition hammer weapons.
  • Allows the use of heavy-hitting skills and crushed objects to hurt enemies.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Devil Rocker (DLC)Devil Rocker (DLC)
  • Level 1 or higher
  • Bond Level 5 or higher
  • Attack using electric guitar weapons.
  • Allows the use of madness and destructive performance to hurt enemies.
  • Recommended Job for Yu Nanba.

Yu Nanba Best Weapons

Here are the best weapons for each job accessible to the character:

All Best Weapons

Homeless Best Weapon

Weapon Attack Magic Recovery Special Effects
Treasure Staff 148 137 147  This weapon comes with an effect that boosts the fire attributes damage.

Yu Nanba Best Skills

Here are the best skills for each job accessible to the character:

All Job Skills

Default Character Skills

Job Skill Level Rank Skill Type MP Skill Description
Power Nap Level 5 Character Skill 8 MP Recover some HP by sleeping on the spot.
Healing Powder Level 10 Character Skill 10 MP Cobble together medicine to restore an ally’s HP.
Power Snooze Level 15 Character Skill 17 MP Greatly recover HP by sleeping on the spot.
Essence of Resuscitation
Level 25 Character Skill 30 MP Nanba’s special way of bringing a friend back from the brink. Revives a fallen ally.
Healing Bolus Level 35 Character Skill 25 MP Cobble together medicine to greatly restore an ally’s HP
Power Slumber Level 45 Character Skill 30 MP Fully recover HP by sleeping on the spot.
Tag Team: Heat Buster Bond Level 5 Bond Skill 43 MP Pulverize the enemy with a scorching hot swing from a superheated bat. This move cannot be used if Kasuga if afflicted with certain status effects.

Homeless Character Skills

Job Skill Job Rank Skill Type MP Skill Description
Pyro Breath Rank 10 Character Skill 52 MP Unleash a condensed stream of superheated stank that deals heavy fire damage to one enemy and those around them. May leave the enemy burned.
Malodorous Stench Rank 18 Character Skill 30 MP Nanba unleashes an otherworldly stench that lowers the Attack and Defense of all enemies.
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