Primeape - Generation 7 learnset

This page lists all the moves that Primeape can learn in Generation 7, which consists of these games:

  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun
  • Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu
  • Pokémon Let's Go Eevee

At the bottom we also list further details for egg moves: which compatible Pokémon can pass down the moves, and how those Pokémon learn said move.

Note: many moves have changed stats over the years. The power, accuracy and other information listed below is as it was in the respective games. Check a move's detail page for stats in the most recent games and when they changed.

Moves learnt by level up

Primeape learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
1FlingDarkPhysical 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
1RageNormalPhysical 20 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
5Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
8Karate ChopFightingPhysical 50 100
12PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
15Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
19SwaggerNormalStatus 85
22Cross ChopFightingPhysical 100 80
26AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
30PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
35ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
39Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
44ScreechNormalStatus 85
48Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
53OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
57Final GambitFightingSpecial 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Primeape learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
RageNormalPhysical 20 100

Egg moves

Primeape learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found below.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
ForesightNormalStatus
MeditatePsychicStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Power TripDarkPhysical 20 100
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon 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 TM

Primeape is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

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 Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Primeape learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Final GambitFightingSpecial 100
1FlingDarkPhysical 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Low KickFightingPhysical 100
1RageNormalPhysical 20 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
5Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
8Karate ChopFightingPhysical 50 100
12PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
15Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
19SwaggerNormalStatus 85
22Cross ChopFightingPhysical 100 80
26AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
30PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
35ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
39Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
44ScreechNormalStatus 85
48Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
53OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
57Final GambitFightingSpecial 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Primeape learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
RageNormalPhysical 20 100

Egg moves

Primeape learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found below.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
ForesightNormalStatus
MeditatePsychicStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Power TripDarkPhysical 20 100
RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
ReversalFightingPhysical 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
Smelling SaltsNormalPhysical 70 100

Move Tutor moves

Primeape can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 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 TM

Primeape is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Vacuum WaveFightingSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Primeape learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CounterFightingPhysical 100
1EncoreNormalStatus 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1RageNormalPhysical 20 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1TauntDarkStatus 100
5Focus EnergyNormalStatus
8TauntDarkStatus 100
13Karate ChopFightingPhysical 50 100
16Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
21Low KickFightingPhysical 100
24Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
33U-turnBugPhysical 70 100
40ScreechNormalStatus 85
49ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
56OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Primeape learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
RageNormalPhysical 20 100

Moves learnt by TM

Primeape is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Primeape egg move parents

Primeape's egg groups: Field

The egg moves for Primeape are listed below, alongside compatible parent Pokémon it can breed with.

You will need to breed a female Primeape with a compatible male Pokémon, with either parent (from Gen 6+) knowing the egg move in question. Alternatively, if you already have a Primeape with the egg move it can breed with Ditto.

Beat Up

Close Combat

Counter

Encore

Focus Punch

Foresight

Meditate

Learnt by Compatible parents
Level up
Breeding
Sketch

Night Slash

Power Trip

Revenge

Reversal

Sleep Talk

Learnt by Compatible parents
Level up
TM

Rattata

Alolan Rattata

Raticate

Alolan Raticate

Ekans

Arbok

Pikachu

Raichu

Alolan Raichu

Sandshrew

Alolan Sandshrew

Sandslash

Alolan Sandslash

Nidoran♂

Nidorino

Nidoking

Vulpix

Alolan Vulpix

Ninetales

Alolan Ninetales

Diglett

Alolan Diglett

Dugtrio

Alolan Dugtrio

Meowth

Alolan Meowth

Persian

Alolan Persian

Psyduck

Golduck

Mankey

Primeape

Growlithe

Arcanine

Ponyta

Rapidash

Farfetch'd

Seel

Dewgong

Rhyhorn

Rhydon

Tauros

Eevee

Vaporeon

Jolteon

Flareon

Cyndaquil

Quilava

Typhlosion

Sentret

Furret

Mareep

Flaaffy

Ampharos

Aipom

Wooper

Quagsire

Espeon

Umbreon

Girafarig

Dunsparce

Snubbull

Granbull

Sneasel

Teddiursa

Ursaring

Swinub

Piloswine

Delibird

Houndour

Houndoom

Phanpy

Donphan

Stantler

Torchic

Combusken

Blaziken

Poochyena

Mightyena

Zigzagoon

Linoone

Seedot

Nuzleaf

Shiftry

Slakoth

Vigoroth

Slaking

Whismur

Loudred

Exploud

Skitty

Delcatty

Mawile

Electrike

Manectric

Wailmer

Wailord

Numel

Camerupt

Torkoal

Spoink

Grumpig

Spinda

Zangoose

Seviper

Kecleon

Absol

Spheal

Sealeo

Walrein

Chimchar

Monferno

Infernape

Piplup

Prinplup

Empoleon

Bidoof

Bibarel

Shinx

Luxio

Luxray

Pachirisu

Buizel

Floatzel

Ambipom

Buneary

Lopunny

Glameow

Purugly

Stunky

Skuntank

Lucario

Hippopotas

Hippowdon

Weavile

Rhyperior

Leafeon

Glaceon

Mamoswine

Snivy

Servine

Serperior

Tepig

Pignite

Emboar

Oshawott

Dewott

Samurott

Patrat

Watchog

Lillipup

Herdier

Stoutland

Purrloin

Liepard

Pansage

Simisage

Pansear

Simisear

Panpour

Simipour

Munna

Musharna

Blitzle

Zebstrika

Woobat

Swoobat

Drilbur

Excadrill

Sandile

Krokorok

Krookodile

Darumaka

Darmanitan (Standard Mode)

Scraggy

Scrafty

Zorua

Zoroark

Minccino

Cinccino

Deerling

Sawsbuck

Emolga

Cubchoo

Beartic

Mienfoo

Mienshao

Bouffalant

Heatmor

Chespin

Quilladin

Chesnaught

Fennekin

Braixen

Delphox

Bunnelby

Diggersby

Litleo

Pyroar

Skiddo

Gogoat

Pancham

Pangoro

Furfrou

Espurr

Meowstic (Male)

Sylveon

Dedenne

Litten

Torracat

Incineroar

Popplio

Brionne

Primarina

Yungoos

Gumshoos

Rockruff

Rockruff (Own Tempo Rockruff)

Lycanroc (Midday Form)

Lycanroc (Midnight Form)

Lycanroc (Dusk Form)

Mudbray

Mudsdale

Stufful

Bewear

Oranguru

Passimian

Komala

Togedemaru
Breeding
Sketch

Smelling Salts