Primeape

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

Pokédex descriptions

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
HeartGold
If approached while asleep, it may awaken and angrily give chase in a groggy state of semi-sleep.
Silver
SoulSilver
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.
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.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
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.

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

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Primeape normal sprite Primeape shiny sprite Primeape normal sprite Primeape shiny sprite

See all Primeape sprites

Where to find Primeape

Yellow Route 23
Gold
Silver
Route 9
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 23, Cerulean Cave
Diamond
Pearl
Route 225, 226
Platinum Route 225, 226
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 9, Cerulean Cave