Primeape

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Primeape
オコリザル
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Mankey < Primeape > Growlithe

Species Type
Pig Monkey Pokémon Fighting.png
Number Ability
#57 Vital Spirit/Anger Point
Defiant
Height Weight
3′3″ (1m) 70.5 lbs (32kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Mankey None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 75
Tier EV Yield
NU/RU 2 Attack Points

Primeape (オコリザル) is the 57th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Fighting-Type, and is known as the Pig Monkey Pokémon.

Primeape can use one of two Abilities: Vital Spirit, which makes it immune to the Sleep Status Condition; or Anger Point, which will maximize its Attack in the event it takes a Critical Hit. A third Ability is available to Primeape from the Dream World, the Defiant Ability, an Ability that increases its Attack by two stages whenever an opposing Pokémon reduces its Statistics.

Mankey can evolve into Primeape at Level 28.

Primeape is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Primeape One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Primeape can be found on Route 23 in Yellow, and Route 9 in Gold. Trading for one is the only way to obtain a Primeape in Blue, Silver, Crystal and Soul Silver, while evolving a Mankey is the only way to obtain one in Red, Black, White, Black 2 and White 2.

Primeape can be found on Route 23, Victory Road 2F and Cerulean Cave 1F in Fire Red and Leaf Green.

Primeape can be found on Routes 225 and 226 in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum by using Poké Radar. In Heart Gold, Primeape can be found on Route 9 and Cerulean Cave 1F.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Primeape is a Shadow Pokémon in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, obtainable by Snagging it from Cipher Admin Gorigan at Cipher Key Lair.

Primeape makes appearances at Endless Level 13, Pair Trozei, Forever Level 62 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

The only way to obtain a Primeape in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games is to evolve Mankey. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Primeape can be found at Mt. Travail 1F-19F and Shimmer Hill 1F-17F. Primeape can also be found at Sky Summit in Explorers of Sky, appearing at PTC4 1F-3F, PTC5-PTC8 1F-4F, and PTC9 & PTCS 1F-5F. Primeape is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Island B10-B16.

Primeape can be found at Olive Jungle in Pokémon Ranger, but the Field Move Tackle x3 is required to reach it. Primeape can be found inside the Altru Building and Altru Tower in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Primeape can be found at the location of Trial 5 in Rasp Cavern and Faldera Volcano: Deep in the Present; and in the Ice Temple missions "Save the Frightened Vulpix" and "Don't Look Back! Run Through the Path" in the Past by defeating it or Mankey and obtaining its Slate.

Primeape can be found at the Meeting Place and Iceberg Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure. To obtain it, first complete Glalie's side quest, then battle it. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Primeape can be found at Rockridge Fort in the Crag Area. Complete a Tag Race to befriend it.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Primeape is listed in 11 sets and the Southern Islands Promo set. It is listed as a Common Card in the Versus set; as a Common Card in the Jungle, Team Rocket, Gym Challenge, EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species Card) and Plasma Freeze sets; and as a Rare Card in the Aquapolis, EX FireRed and LeafGreen, Great Encounters, Supreme Victors and Unleashed sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

After evolving from Mankey in Primeape Goes Bananas, Primeape would go on a rampage, chasing after Ash and company until they fell down a pitfall created by Team Rocket. Ash would try to catch Primeape, having had enough of being chased, and he would succeed in a combined effort from Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Charmander, along with Pikachu recovering Ash's hat. He would earn the trust of his Primeape in The Punchy Pokémon by diving to save it from a hard landing via a Seismic Toss from Machop. Ash and Primeape would proceed to win the P-1 Tournament, only for Primeape to remain with Anthony, a #1 Contender in said tournament.

Butch would use a Primeape in The Fortune Hunters, only to be defeated and carted off to jail.

[edit] Movies

Wild Primeape make appearances in The Power of One and Destiny Deoxys, along with the Pikachu Shorts "Pikachu's Vacation" and "Pikachu's Rescue Adventure."

[edit] Manga

Chuck would use a Primeape to take on challengers at the Cianwood City Pokémon Gym, making appearances in Chapters 122 and 154. Wild Primeape also make appearances in Chapters 15, 55 & 90.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Primeape is a viable option in both the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. While it has trouble against Ghost-Type Pokémon, Primeape still has good Speed and a great Attack and just enough physical attacks to make opponents wary of the Pig Monkey Pokémon.

Primeape is frail due to poor bulk, and status conditions ruin its longevity in general and Burns in particular.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red None Evolve Mankey
Blue None Trade
Yellow Rare Route 23
Gold Few Route 9
Silver/Crystal None Trade
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
Firered/Leafgreen Few Route 23
Victory Road: 2F
Cerulean Cave: 1F
XD: Gale of Darkness Only One Cipher Key Lair: Snag from Cipher Admin Gorigan
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 10% Routes 225 & 226 (Use Poké Radar)
Heart Gold 4% Cerulean Cave: 1F (Night)
Heart Gold 5% Route 9
Heart Gold 14% Cerulean Cave: 1F (Morning/Day)
Soul Silver None Trade
Black/White None Evolve Mankey
Black 2/White 2 None Evolve Mankey

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Always furious and tenacious to boot. It will not abandon chasing its quarry until it is caught.
Blue Always furious and tenacious to boot. It will not abandon chasing its quarry until it is caught.
Yellow It stops being angry only when nobody else is around. To view this moment is very difficult.
II Gold If approached while asleep, it may awaken and angrily give chase in a groggy state of semi-sleep.
Silver It becomes wildly furious if it even senses someone looking at it. It chases anyone that meets its glare.
Crystal It will beat up anyone who makes it mad, even if it has to chase them until the end of the world.
III Ruby When Primeape becomes furious, its blood circulation is boosted. In turn, its muscles are made even stronger. However, it also becomes much less intelligent at the same time.
Sapphire When Primeape becomes furious, its blood circulation is boosted. In turn, its muscles are made even stronger. However, it also becomes much less intelligent at the same time.
Emerald When it becomes furious, its blood circulation becomes more robust, and its muscles are made stronger. But it also becomes much less intelligent.
FireRed It is always outrageously furious. If it gives chase, it will tenaciously track the target no matter how far.
LeafGreen Always furious and tenacious to boot. It will not abandon chasing its quarry until it catches up.
IV Diamond It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.
Pearl It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.
Platinum It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.
HeartGold If approached while asleep, it may awaken and angrily give chase in a groggy state of semi-sleep.
SoulSilver It becomes wildly furious if it even senses someone looking at it. It chases anyone that meets its glare.
V Black It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.
White It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.
Black 2 It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.
White 2 It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.
VI X It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
Y It is always outrageously furious. If it gives chase, it will tenaciously track the target no matter how far.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
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Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
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Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
65
. 240 334 .
Atk
105
193 215 309 339
Def
60
112 125 219 240
Sp. Atk
60
112 125 219 240
Sp. Def
70
130 145 239 262
Speed
95
175 195 289 317

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Fling Dark.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Low Kick Fighting.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
Start Leer Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start Focus Energy Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
9 Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
13 Karate Chop Fighting.gif 50 100 Physical.png
17 Seismic Toss Fighting.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
21 Screech Normal.gif N/A 85 Other.png
25 Assurance Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
28 Rage Normal.gif 20 100 Physical.png
35 Swagger Normal.gif N/A 90 Other.png
41 Cross Chop Fighting.gif 100 80 Physical.png
47 Thrash Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
53 Punishment Dark.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
59 Close Combat Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
63 Final Gambit Fighting.gif ?? 100 Special.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM23 Smack Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM25 Thunder Electric.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.gif 65 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM50 Overheat Fire.gif 130 90 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.gif 55 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM83 Infestation Bug.gif 20 100 Other.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM89 U-turn Bug.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Foresight Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Meditate Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Reversal Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Beat Up Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Revenge Fighting.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Smellingsalt Normal.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Close Combat Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Encore Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Focus Punch Fighting.gif 150 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Covet Normal.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Dual Chop Dragon.gif 40 90 Physical.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Fire Punch Fire.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Gunk Shot Poison.gif 120 70 Physical.png
Helping Hand Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Low Kick Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Role Play Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Spite Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Thunderpunch Electric.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

[edit] Mankey Exclusive Moves

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Covet Normal.gif 60 100 Physical.png

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Emerald

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.gif 100 50 Physical.png
Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Defense Curl Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mega Punch Normal.gif 80 85 Physical.png
Mega Kick Normal.gif 120 75 Physical.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Metronome Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[edit] Evolution Line

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Level 28
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Primeape


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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