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Yggdrasill (イグドラシル, Igudorashiru; Dub: King Drasil), also referred to as "God of the Digital World" (デジタルワールドの神, Dejitaru Wārudo no Kami), is the mysterious host computer that rules over the Digital World on one of the servers on the Network as well as being the name of the system that manages the Digital World.[1] It is named after the giant ash tree that connected the nine worlds in Norse mythology, tended by the three Norns, after which the Terminals in the NEW Digital World that Yggdrasill created are named.

Originally, "Yggdrasill" was a generic name for the system that was operating on the supercomputer where the Net Ocean was discovered, and later, as a self-defense instinct to eliminate bugs, it began to function without making any judgment between good and evil.[1] According to one hypothesis, it sent N.E.O to be the basis (Adam) for "Next-generation Digimon".[2] It is said that it placed Belphemon's data in a sleep state due to the immense power it possesses, although the truth of the matter is uncertain.[3] It has created an avatar in the form of "Yggdrasill_7D6".[4] Shakamon is rumored to be the being closest to Yggdrasill in the Digital World.[5] Yggdrasill gathered the Royal Knights in order to manage the world,[6] and even modified the code of Craniummon's armor, changing it into Black Digizoid.[7] It seems that its will will eventually lead the Royal Knights to cross servers to Digital World: Iliad and meet the Olympos XII face-to-face.[6]



Digital Monster X-evolution[edit]

Yggdrasill depicted in Digimon Monster X-evolution

Very similar to the case of Chronicle, it maintained the Digital World and Digimon as part of an artificial life experiment run by an unknown party. Eventually, Digimon multiplied until its memory started to overload, causing the Digital Hazard. It activated Project Ark, using the X-Program to eliminate 99% of Digimon, saving the remaining 1% for follow-up experiments in a New Digital World. However, another 1% of the Digimon population managed to survive by developing the X-Antibody, giving them a resistance to the X-Program and mutating them into newer forms. Yggdrasill dispatched the Royal Knights to hunt down the X-Antibody Digimon, which they did in the belief they were preventing the destruction of the Digital World. However, Yggdrasill was programed to intervene in and administrate problems in the Digital World, but decided that it had become too complicated and needed to be done away with entirely to keep order, so it unleashed a plan to delete all Digimon. Yggdrasill was eventually destroyed by the Royal Knights Alphamon and Omegamon, when they realized that it intended to end the lives of all Digimon.

Digimon Savers[edit]

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See Yggdrasill (Savers)

In Digimon Savers, Daimon Masaru's father Suguru goes on a quest to find Yggdrasill in order to bring peace between Digimon and Humans. 10 years later, Yggdrasill dispatches the Royal Knights to destroy the Human World after Kurata's use of the space-time oscillation bombs causes the Digital World to fall into the Human World.

Digimon Adventure tri.[edit]


Digimon Chronicle[edit]

As Digimon multiplied, Yggdrasill became unable to cope with things, causing the Digital Hazard. It activated Project Ark, using the X Program to eliminate unwanted Digimon, saving the remaining for follow-up experiments in a New Digital World. This New Digital World consisted of three layers for the past, present, and future - Ulud, Versandi, and Skuld, respectively. In Digimon Chronicle, Shinji is a Tamer of the Royal Knights who works for Yggdrasill.

Digimon Next[edit]

See Yggdrasill (Next)

Yggdrasill is the host computer of the Digital World and resides in the System World.

Digimon Xros Wars[edit]

Bagramon remade the right side of his body with wood from Yggdrasill's server tree. It was also mentioned that Yggdrasill's AI had gone berserk in the past and attempted to destroy the human world, which meant it had to be replaced with Homeostasis.

Digimon Chronicle X[edit]

Video Games[edit]

Digimon Story: Sunburst & Moonlight[edit]

Yggdrasill is mentioned by Grimmon in the "Search the Digiarea" quest. It taunts Yggdrasill by claiming its project Ymir will rewrite the entire Digital World.

Digimon Story: Lost Evolution[edit]

Digimon Story: Super Xros Wars Blue & Red[edit]

Digimon Collectors[edit]

Digimon Crusader[edit]

Digimon World Re:Digitize Decode[edit]

Yggdrasill is the Host Computer of the Digital World. Some time before the beginning of the story of the game, Yggdrasill spread the Program X to eliminate unnecessary Digimon, thus optimizing the Digital World. Some time after that, it is deactivated.

After being sealed and deactivated within the Infinity Mountain for a long time, Yggdrasill reactivates on its own when it feels the danger that the aritificial lifeform called Vitium represents, and reuses the Program X in order to prevent Vitium from destroying the Digital World.

It should be noted that it's highly implied that this Yggdrasill is the same one from Digital Monster X-Evolution.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth[edit]

Several Yggdrasill terminals are fought leading up to the final boss of the game, the main Yggdrasill unit fused with the Mother Eater. Once Yggdrasill is freed from the Eater influence, its normal functionality is restored and it begins repairing the Digital World. Yggdrasill also appears on a Digimon Medal.

Digimon World -next 0rder-[edit]

The various members of the Royal Knights mention they work for Yggdrasill.

Digimon World -next 0rder- International Edition[edit]

The various members of the Royal Knights mention they work for Yggdrasill.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory[edit]

The various members of the Royal Knights mention they work for Yggdrasill. Craniamon begins to doubt its leadership, which leads Yggdrasill to mind control it and force it to do as it is told. Yggdrasill also appears on a Digimon Medal.

Virtual Pets[edit]


Hyper Colosseum
Card Game Alpha

Image Gallery[edit]


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Virtual Pets[edit]

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Digimon Web
D-Spirit 2


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Digimon Savers Lineart Book
Digimon Savers Lineart Book
Digimon Savers Lineart Book
Digimon Savers Lineart Book
(Yggdrasill Core)
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Digimon Savers Lineart Book
(Yggdrasill Core)


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