Monferno < Infernape > Piplup

Species Type
Flame Pokémon Fire.pngFighting.png
Number Ability
#392 Blaze
Iron Fist
Height Weight
3′11″ (1.2m) 121.3 lbs. (55kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Monferno N/A
Egg Group Catch Rate
Tier EV Yield
OU 1 Attack Point
1 Special Atack Point
1 Speed Point

Infernape (ゴウカザル) is the sixth Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Fire/Fighting Type, and it is known as the Flame Pokémon.

Infernape's Blaze Ability increases the power of its Fire type attacks when its HP is below a third, while its Dream World Ability Iron Fist increases the power of its Punch-based moves by 20%.

Chimchar can evolve into Monferno starting at level 14, and can evolve into Infernape at level 36.

Infernape is in the Egg Groups Field and Humanshape, and its egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Infernape 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Infernape takes on the appearance of an ape that has brown and white fur with patches of gold fur on its body. Unlike its two previous forms, the flame on Infernape burns on the top of its head.

[edit] Gender Differences

Infernape has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Infernape can only be obtained by evolving a Monferno.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Infernape appears in the depths of Dark Crater from DPB6-B14 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky.

Infernape is exclusive to Dungeon Blazing Adventure Squad, appearing at Fire Mountains 21F-29F, and on the following Floors on Legendary Volcanic Island: 26-28, 30 & 31, 33-37, 41 & 42, and 44-49.

Infernape appears at the end of Volcano Cave as a Boss in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, and can be captured in that cave after defeating it. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Infernape appears inside the sealed room on Mt. Sorbet in the present. To access this room, clear the final Thunder Temple mission Panic at the Perplexing Temple by defeating Electivire within the time limit. In the past, Infernape can be obtained by defeating it in the Dark Temple mission Glowing Roads in the Darkness and obtaining its Slate.

Infernape can be found at Sunny Seashore Magma 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

The only way to obtain an Infernape in Pokémon Conquest is to evolve a Monferno.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Infernape appears in a total of seven sets and a Diamond and Pearl Promo, which is a Lv. X Card.

It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Rising Rivals set, an SP Card belonging to Elite Four member Flint. Infernape is lised as a Rare Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Majestic Dawn, Stormfront and Platinum sets. Additionally, Rare Lv. X Infernape Cards can be found within the Diamond and Pearl & Rising Rivals sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Monferno evolved into Infernape during the episode Fighting Ire with Fire. When Ash finally had his Gym Battle against Volkner, Infernape would win the battle and the Beacon Badge by defeating Volkner's Jolteon and Luxray.

Infernape would also get the deciding KO in Ash's Sinnoh League battle against Paul, defeating Electivire for the victory.

Sinnoh Elite Four member Flint has also appeared with an Infernape a few times, starting with the episode Flint Sparks the Fire!

[edit] Movies

Another trainer used an Infernape in The Rise of Darkrai, and a Wild Infernape appeared in Arceus and the Jewel of Life. Ash and Flint's Infernape both appeared in the film Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Infernape's Manga info is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Infernape is listed in the OU, or Over-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling with high Base Attack, Special Attack and Speed statistics, giving it a variety of sweeping options.

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon Ruby N/A
III Pokémon Sapphire N/A
III Pokémon Emerald N/A
III Pokémon FireRed N/A
III Pokémon LeafGreen N/A

IV Pokémon Diamond It uses a special kind of martial arts involving all its limbs. Its fire never goes out.
IV Pokémon Pearl Its crown of fire is indicative of its firery nature. It is beaten by none in terms of quickness.
IV Pokémon Platinum It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It tosses its enemies around with agility. It uses all its limbs to fight in its own unique style.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It tosses its enemies around with agility. It uses all its limbs to fight in its own unique style.

V Pokémon Black It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
V Pokémon White It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
V Pokémon Black 2 It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
V Pokémon White 2 It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Monferno
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Trade
Black/White None PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black 2/White 2 None Trade

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 262 356 -
191 213 307 337
132 147 241 265
Sp. Atk
191 213 307 337
Sp. Def
132 147 241 265
198 221 315 346

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Scratch Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
Ember Fire.png 40 100 Special
9 Taunt Dark.png N/A 100 Status
14 Mach Punch Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
16 Fury Swipes Normal.png 18 80 Physical
19 Flame Wheel Fire.png 60 100 Physical
26 Feint Normal.png 30 100 Physical
29 Punishment Dark.png ?? 100 Physical
36 Close Combat Fighting.png 120 100 Physical
42 Fire Spin Fire.png 35 85 Special
52 Acrobatics Flying.png 55 100 Physical
58 Calm Mind Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
68 Flare Blitz Fire.png 120 100 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.png -- -- Status
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM05 Roar Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM12 Taunt Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.png 90 100 Special
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.png 110 85 Special
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM41 Torment Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM43 Flame Charge Fire.png 50 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.png 65 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM50 Overheat Fire.png 130 90 Special
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.png 120 70 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire.png -- 85 Status
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.png 55 100 Physical
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.png 70 100 Physical
TM67 Retaliate Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM83 Infestation Bug.png 20 100 Status
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.png 80 100 Physical
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM89 U-turn Bug.png 70 100 Physical
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Fire Punch Fire.png 75 100% Physical
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Double Kick Fighting.png 30 100% Physical
Encore Normal.png -- 100% Status
Heat Wave Fire.png 100 90% Special
Focus Energy Normal.png -- --% Status
Helping Hand Normal.png -- --% Status
Fake Out Normal.png 40 100% Physical
Blaze Kick Fire.png 85 90% Physical
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Assist Normal.png  ?? ??% Status
Quick Guard Fighting.png -- --% Status
Focus Punch Fighting.png 150 100% Physical
Submission Fighting.png 80 80% Physical

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generatoin 5 Games

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Blast Burn Fire.png 150 90% Special
Fire Pledge Fire.png 50 100% Special

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Covet Normal.png 60 100% Physical
Dual Chop Dragon.png 40 90% Physical
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Fire Punch Fire.png 75 100% Physical
Gunk Shot Poison.png 120 70% Pysical
Heat Wave Fire.png 100 90% Special
Helping Hand Normal.png -- --% Status
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Low Kick Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Role Play Psychic.png -- --% Status
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special

[edit] Pre-Evolution Exclusive Moves

[edit] Chimchar

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
23 Nasty Plot Dark.png N/A N/A Status
31 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
47 Flamethrower Fire.png 95 100 Special

[edit] Monferno

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
29 Torment Dark.png N/A 100 Status
49 Slack Off Normal.png N/A N/A Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Vacuum Wave Fighting.png 40 100% Special
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
Rollout Rock.png 30 90% Physical
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Chimchar Monferno Infernape
Level 14 -- Level 36

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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