Infernape

Infernape is a Fire/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Flame Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 392
Type Fire Fighting
Species Flame Pokémon
Height 1.2 m (3′11″)
Weight 55.0 kg (121.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Blaze
Iron Fist (hidden ability)
Local № 006 (Diamond/Pearl)
006 (Platinum)
006 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
063 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack, 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 240
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Human-Like
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 76
262 356
Attack 104
191 337
Defense 71
132 265
Sp. Atk 104
191 337
Sp. Def 71
132 265
Speed 108
198 346
Total 534 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Infernape.

Evolution chart

(Level 14) (Level 36)

Infernape changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It uses a special kind of martial arts involving all its limbs. Its fire never goes out.
Pearl Its crown of fire is indicative of its fiery nature. It is beaten by none in terms of quickness.
Platinum It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It tosses its enemies around with agility. It uses all its limbs to fight in its own unique style.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
X
Omega Ruby
Its crown of fire is indicative of its fiery nature. It is beaten by none in terms of quickness.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It tosses its enemies around with agility. It uses all its limbs to fight in its own unique style.
Brilliant Diamond It uses a special kind of martial arts involving all its limbs. Its fire never goes out.
Shining Pearl Its crown of fire is indicative of its fiery nature. It is beaten by none in terms of quickness.
Legends: Arceus A tall, hardy Pokémon with a dazzling appearance. It shrouds itself in flame and battles as if engaged in dance—truly a sight to behold.

Moves learned by Infernape

Moves learnt by level up

Infernape learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
1FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
1Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Mach PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
1Nasty PlotDarkStatus
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1Slack OffNormalStatus
1TauntDarkStatus 100
1TormentDarkStatus 100
7EmberFireSpecial 40 100
9TauntDarkStatus 100
12Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
16Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
19Flame WheelFirePhysical 60 100
26FeintNormalPhysical 30 100
29U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
42Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
52AcrobaticsFlyingPhysical 55 100
58Calm MindPsychicStatus
68Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Infernape learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Infernape learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Infernape egg moves page.

Move Tutor moves

Infernape can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Blast BurnFireSpecial 150 90

Moves learnt by TM

Infernape is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Infernape learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6EmberFireSpecial 40 100
11SwiftNormalSpecial 60
16Mach PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
18Flame WheelFirePhysical 60 100
25Nasty PlotDarkStatus
34FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
43Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
46Raging FuryFirePhysical 90 85
52Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
57Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Infernape can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Infernape sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Infernape  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Infernape  sprite from Black & White Infernape  sprite from X & Y Infernape  sprite from Legends: Arceus
Shiny Infernape Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Infernape Shiny sprite from Black & White Infernape Shiny sprite from X & Y Infernape Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

Where to find Infernape

Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Chimchar/Monferno
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Chimchar/Monferno
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Chimchar/Monferno
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Evolve Chimchar/Monferno
Legends: Arceus Ramanas Island

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Infernape
Japanese ゴウカザル (Goukazaru)
German Panferno
French Simiabraz

Name origin

inferno
a raging fire
ape
a species of primate