Primeape

Primeape is a Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Pig Monkey Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
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.
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.
Ruby
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.
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.
Emerald When it becomes furious, its blood circulation becomes more robust, and its muscles are made stronger. But it also becomes much less intelligent.
Diamond
Pearl
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.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It grows angry if you see its eyes and gets angrier if you run. If you beat it, it gets even madder.
X It stops being angry only when nobody else is around. To view this moment is very difficult.
Y It is always outrageously furious. If it gives chase, it will tenaciously track the target no matter how far.
Omega Ruby
Alpha 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.
Sun It has been known to become so angry that it dies as a result. Its face looks peaceful in death, however.
Moon Some researchers theorize that Primeape remains angry even when inside a Poké Ball.

Evolution chart

Mankey
#056
Mankey
Fighting

(Level 28)
Primeape
#057
Primeape
Fighting

Name origin

prime
superior
primate
set of mammals including monkeys, apes, etc
ape
a species of primate

Moves learned by Primeape

Primeape sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Primeape  sprite from Red & Blue Primeape  sprite from Silver Primeape  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Primeape  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Primeape  sprite from Black & White Primeape  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Primeape Shiny sprite from Silver Primeape Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Primeape Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Primeape Shiny sprite from Black & White Primeape Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Primeape

Red Evolve Mankey
Blue Trade/migrate from another game
Yellow Route 23
Gold Route 9
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 23, Cerulean Cave
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 225, 226
HeartGold Route 9, Cerulean Cave
SoulSilver Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Evolve Mankey
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Mankey
Sun
Moon
Evolve Mankey