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.
1FlingDarkPhysical 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
9Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
13Karate ChopFightingPhysical 50 100
17Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
21ScreechNormalStatus 85
25AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
28RageNormalPhysical 20 100
35SwaggerNormalStatus 85
41Cross ChopFightingPhysical 100 80
47ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
53PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
59Close CombatFightingPhysical 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 UpDarkPhysical 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
ForesightNormalStatus
MeditatePsychicStatus
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 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
CovetNormalPhysical 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.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
SnoreNormalSpecial 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.
1FlingDarkPhysical 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
9Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
13Karate ChopFightingPhysical 50 100
17Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
21ScreechNormalStatus 85
25AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
28RageNormalPhysical 20 100
35SwaggerNormalStatus 85
41Cross ChopFightingPhysical 100 80
47ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
53PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
59Close CombatFightingPhysical 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 UpDarkPhysical 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
ForesightNormalStatus
MeditatePsychicStatus
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
Helping HandNormalStatus
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 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
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Primeape is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
SnoreNormalSpecial 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.
1FlingDarkPhysical 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
9Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
13Karate ChopFightingPhysical 50 100
17Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
21ScreechNormalStatus 85
25AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
28RageNormalPhysical 20 100
35SwaggerNormalStatus 85
41Cross ChopFightingPhysical 100 80
47ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
53PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
59Close CombatFightingPhysical 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 UpDarkPhysical 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
ForesightNormalStatus
MeditatePsychicStatus
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
Role PlayPsychicStatus
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 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
CovetNormalPhysical 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.
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MetronomeNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Psych UpNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor