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 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 30.5 kg (67.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. 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 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 174
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

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

Simisage changes

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 SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1Seed BombGrassPhysical 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.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
Nasty PlotDarkStatus
Role PlayPsychicStatus
Spiky ShieldGrassStatus
TickleNormalStatus 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
AcrobaticsFlyingPhysical 55 100 Level up
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100 Level up
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100 Level up
FlingDarkPhysical 100 Level up
Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100 Level up
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90 Level up
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Level up
Play NiceNormalStatus Level up
RecycleNormalStatus Level up
ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100 Level up
TormentDarkStatus 100 Level up
Vine WhipGrassPhysical 45 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 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 SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1LickGhostPhysical 30 100
1Seed BombGrassPhysical 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.
AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Disarming VoiceFairySpecial 40
Grass WhistleGrassStatus 55
Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
Nasty PlotDarkStatus
Role PlayPsychicStatus
TickleNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial 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
AcrobaticsFlyingPhysical 55 100 Level up
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100 Level up
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100 Level up
FlingDarkPhysical 100 Level up
Grass KnotGrassSpecial 100 Level up
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90 Level up
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Level up
Play NiceNormalStatus Level up
RecycleNormalStatus Level up
ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100 Level up
TormentDarkStatus 100 Level up
Vine WhipGrassPhysical 45 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM

Simisage sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian 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)