Meet Poochy & the Poochy Pups

Poochy returns in the Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World game—and for the first time, the Poochy Pups join the adventure!

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Name: Poochy 

Occupation: Yoshi’s cuddly companion

Special Skills: Unearthing hidden shortcuts, walking across dangerous terrain

This plush pup is always ready to lend a paw when his pal Yoshi needs a little help. Poochy can carry Yoshi over dangerous obstacles, like spikes and lava (ouch!). He’s pretty good at jumping to collect beads, too. You can even play as Poochy in Poochy Dash, racing through side-scrolling stages on a mad dash for beads!

You can tap the Yarn Poochy amiibo figure to get Poochy’s help in the regular game or tap it during Poochy Dash to unlock extra challenges that award Poochy designs*.



Name: Poochy Pups

Occupation: Yoshi’s Mellow Mode helpers

Special Skills: Sniffing out secrets, like hidden passages and items

The Poochy Pups are a new (and adorable!) addition to the game. Switch from Classic Mode to Mellow Mode to team up with the Poochy Pups. They can help you find collectibles like Smiley Flowers, Wonder Wool, and beads. These curious li’l fellas will jump on suspicious spots to show you where to look!


 You can see Poochy and the Poochy Pups in action in this video!


You can learn more about the Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World game at the official site.


This game allows you to save game data on the amiibo figure. Game data must be deleted before saving from another amiibo compatible game. Figure shown not actual size and design may vary. Compatibility and functionality of amiibo may vary per game. Visit for specific details on how each amiibo works.

*System, game, and accessories sold separately.

ESRB Rating: Everyone with Mild Cartoon Violence