| I am a 400 foot tall purple platypus bear with pink horns and silver wings.
The following information is not considered to be part of the main continuity.
|"Ha! Thanks for your patience, young ones! I think you will agree it was worth the wait."|
|— Old Man Yahshi to Team Avatar.|
Yahshi was contacted by Aang to find benders who could serve as potential allies against the Fire Nation. He succeeded in finding four unique benders: Analay, a shadowbender who utilized shadows as her main weapon; Hiroshi, an earthbender who was proficient in tunneling and was capable of creating a rock dragon; Visola, a waterbender from the "North" who created weapons to augment her bending; and Riley, a warrior who had mastered the art of bending cookie dough. He introduced these benders to Team Avatar, but before anyone could be recruited, the benders left to start their own team.
- Iss. #27. "New Recruits"
- He was accompanied by an unnamed, horned, mole-like creature.
- Yahshi is a fanmade character entered in the 2006 Nickelodeon Magazine contest where readers sent in their own created characters to be featured in the comic "New Recruits".
- Yahshi could speak to animals.