Primeape - Generation 4 learnset

Below are all the moves that Primeape can learn in Generation 4, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum
  • Pokémon HeartGold
  • Pokémon SoulSilver

Moves learnt by level up

Primeape learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1FlingDark 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1Low KickFighting 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
9Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
13Karate ChopFighting 50 100
17Seismic TossFighting 100
21ScreechNormal 85
25AssuranceDark 60 100
28RageNormal 20 100
35SwaggerNormal 85
41Cross ChopFighting 100 80
47ThrashNormal 120 100
53PunishmentDark 100
59Close CombatFighting 120 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDark 100
Close CombatFighting 120 100
CounterFighting 100
ForesightNormal
MeditatePsychic
RevengeFighting 60 100
ReversalFighting 100
Rock SlideRock 75 90
Smelling SaltsNormal 70 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl by a previous evolution of Primeape. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CovetNormal 60 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Primeape is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Primeape is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

Transfer-only moves

Primeape can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
SnoreNormal 50 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Primeape learns the following moves in Pokémon Platinum at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1FlingDark 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1Low KickFighting 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
9Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
13Karate ChopFighting 50 100
17Seismic TossFighting 100
21ScreechNormal 85
25AssuranceDark 60 100
28RageNormal 20 100
35SwaggerNormal 85
41Cross ChopFighting 100 80
47ThrashNormal 120 100
53PunishmentDark 100
59Close CombatFighting 120 100

Egg moves

Primeape learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Platinum. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Primeape egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDark 100
Close CombatFighting 120 100
CounterFighting 100
ForesightNormal
MeditatePsychic
RevengeFighting 60 100
ReversalFighting 100
Rock SlideRock 75 90
Smelling SaltsNormal 70 100

Move Tutor moves

Primeape can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Platinum from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormal 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Helping HandNormal
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
OutrageDragon 120 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SpiteGhost 100
SwiftNormal 60
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Platinum by a previous evolution of Primeape. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CovetNormal 60 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Primeape is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Primeape is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

Transfer-only moves

Primeape can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Platinum.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
SnoreNormal 50 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Primeape learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1FlingDark 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1LeerNormal 100
1Low KickFighting 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
9Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
13Karate ChopFighting 50 100
17Seismic TossFighting 100
21ScreechNormal 85
25AssuranceDark 60 100
28RageNormal 20 100
35SwaggerNormal 85
41Cross ChopFighting 100 80
47ThrashNormal 120 100
53PunishmentDark 100
59Close CombatFighting 120 100

Egg moves

Primeape learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Primeape egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDark 100
Close CombatFighting 120 100
CounterFighting 100
EncoreNormal 100
ForesightNormal
MeditatePsychic
RevengeFighting 60 100
ReversalFighting 100
Rock SlideRock 75 90
Smelling SaltsNormal 70 100

Move Tutor moves

Primeape can be taught these attacks in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormal 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Helping HandNormal
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Low KickFighting 100
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
OutrageDragon 120 100
Role PlayPsychic
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SpiteGhost 100
SwiftNormal 60
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Vacuum WaveFighting 40 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver by a previous evolution of Primeape. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CovetNormal 60 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Primeape is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Primeape is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

Transfer-only moves

Primeape can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
SnoreNormal 50 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor