|Pig Monkey Pokémon|
|#57|| Vital Spirit/Anger Point|
|3′3″ (1m)||70.5 lbs (32kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU/RU||2 Attack Points|
Primeape (Pokédex. It is a Fighting-Type, and is known as the Pig Monkey Pokémon.) is the 57th Pokémon in the
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.
 Game Information
 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.
 Spin-Off Games
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.
 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.
 Anime/Manga Information
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.
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.
 Pokémon Information
 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.
 Area Locations
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)|
|Black 2/White 2||None||Evolve Mankey|
|I||Pokémon Red||Always furious and tenacious to boot. It will not abandon chasing its quarry until it is caught.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Always furious and tenacious to boot. It will not abandon chasing its quarry until it is caught.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||It stops being angry only when nobody else is around. To view this moment is very difficult.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||If approached while asleep, it may awaken and angrily give chase in a groggy state of semi-sleep.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||It becomes wildly furious if it even senses someone looking at it. It chases anyone that meets its glare.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||It will beat up anyone who makes it mad, even if it has to chase them until the end of the world.|
|III||Pokémon 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.|
|III||Pokémon 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.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||When it becomes furious, its blood circulation becomes more robust, and its muscles are made stronger. But it also becomes much less intelligent.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||It is always outrageously furious. If it gives chase, it will tenaciously track the target no matter how far.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Always furious and tenacious to boot. It will not abandon chasing its quarry until it catches up.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||If approached while asleep, it may awaken and angrily give chase in a groggy state of semi-sleep.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It becomes wildly furious if it even senses someone looking at it. It chases anyone that meets its glare.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.|
|V||Pokémon White||It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.|
|V||Pokémon 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||Pokémon X||Unknown Entry|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Unknown Entry|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
|Type||Attack Advantages||Attack Disadvantages||Defense Advantages||Defense Disadvantages|
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