Simisage

Simisage is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Thorn Monkey Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 512
Type Grass
Species Thorn Monkey Pokémon
Height 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 67.2 lbs (30.5 kg)
Abilities Gluttony
Overgrow (hidden ability)
Local № 018 (Black/White)
038 (Black 2/White 2)
030 (X/Y — Central Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 174
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 98
180 324
Defense 63
117 247
Sp. Atk 98
180 324
Sp. Def 63
117 247
Speed 101
186 331
Total 498 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 Simisage.

Evolution chart

(use Leaf Stone)

Pokédex entries

Black Ill tempered, it fights by swinging its barbed tail around wildly. The leaf growing on its head is very bitter.
White It attacks enemies with strikes of its thorn-covered tail. This Pokémon is wild tempered.
Black 2
White 2
It strikes its enemies with a thorn-covered tail. The leaf on its head is bitter.
X
Omega Ruby
It attacks enemies with strikes of its thorn-covered tail. This Pokémon is wild tempered.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Ill tempered, it fights by swinging its barbed tail around wildly. The leaf growing on its head is very bitter.

Moves learned by Simisage

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
1LeerNormal 100
1LickGhost 30 100
1Seed BombGrass 80 100

Egg moves

Simisage learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Simisage egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhost 30 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
CovetNormal 60 100
Disarming VoiceFairy 40
Grass WhistleGrass 55
Leaf StormGrass 130 90
Low KickFighting 100
Magical LeafGrass 60
Nasty PlotDark
Role PlayPsychic
Spiky ShieldGrass
TickleNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

Simisage 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 Simisage. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AcrobaticsFlying 55 100 Level up
BiteDark 60 100 Level up
CrunchDark 80 100 Level up
FlingDark 100 Level up
Grass KnotGrass 100 Level up
Leech SeedGrass 90 Level up
Natural GiftNormal 100 Level up
Play NiceNormal Level up
RecycleNormal Level up
ScratchNormal 40 100 Level up
TormentDark 100 Level up
Vine WhipGrass 45 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Simisage 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
1LeerNormal 100
1LickGhost 30 100
1Seed BombGrass 80 100

Egg moves

Simisage learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Simisage egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AstonishGhost 30 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
CovetNormal 60 100
Disarming VoiceFairy 40
Grass WhistleGrass 55
Leaf StormGrass 130 90
Low KickFighting 100
Magical LeafGrass 60
Nasty PlotDark
Role PlayPsychic
TickleNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grass PledgeGrass 80 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Simisage. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
AcrobaticsFlying 55 100 Level up
BiteDark 60 100 Level up
CrunchDark 80 100 Level up
FlingDark 100 Level up
Grass KnotGrass 100 Level up
Leech SeedGrass 90 Level up
Natural GiftNormal 100 Level up
Play NiceNormal Level up
RecycleNormal Level up
ScratchNormal 40 100 Level up
TormentDark 100 Level up
Vine WhipGrass 45 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
56FlingDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Simisage 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Simisage sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Simisage  sprite from Black & White Simisage  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Simisage Shiny sprite from Black & White Simisage Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Simisage

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Pansage
X
Y
Evolve Pansage
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Simisage
Japanese ヤナッキー (Yanakkie)
German Vegichita
French Feuiloutan

Name origin

simian
of or relating to primates
sage
a herb (referring to cooking and its Grass type)