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Infernape (Pokémon)

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Monferno #391: Monferno
Pokémon
#393: Piplup Piplup
Infernape
ゴウカザル Goukazaru
#392
392Infernape.png
Artwork from D/P
Type
Fire Fighting
Category
Flame Pokémon
Ability
Blaze
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Sinnoh
#006
Regional Browser numbers
Height
3'11"
Imperial
1.2 m
Metric
Weight
121.3 lbs.
Imperial
55.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Brown
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
Body06.png
Footprint
 F392.png 
Gender ratio
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Breeding
Ground and
Humanshape groups
21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
1
Def
0
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
1
Base Exp.: 209 Battle Exp.: 2091*

Infernape (Japanese: ゴウカザル Goukazaru) is a dual-type Fire/Fighting Pokémon.

It evolves from Monferno starting at level 36. It is the final form of Chimchar.

Biology

Physiology

Its body is a primarily a brownish-red color, with sections of white fur on its chest, head and legs, and a large flame burning on its head that never goes out. The tail flame it had as a Monferno has disappeared. Infernape wears two gold chest rings in place of a chest plate. It also has swirl-patterned, gold shoulder pads, knee pads, and wrist bands. The blue and red markings it had on its forehead as a Monferno have now changed to a deep blood-red color. Infernape’s scleras are yellow, and its irises are blue. Its hands, toes, and inner ears are also blue.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Infernape uses a special kind of martial arts that utilizes all four of its limbs.

Behavior

Infernape is said to have a fiery nature, and is most competitive when it comes to speed. Being powerful fighters, Infernape test their fighting abilities against each other. An Infernape's fighting spirit is determined by the size of the flame on its head. Infernape uses its hands and feet to pull off special combat moves.

Habitat

Infernape prefer to live in trees and heavily forested grassland. They often live in groups, with the male that has the biggest flame on their head being the leader.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:Allegra's Infernape.png
Infernape in the anime

Infernape made its first appearance in The Rise of Darkrai, under the ownership of Allegra. It battled against Brock's Croagunk, and alongside Maury's Torterra and Kai's Empoleon to stop the consequences of Dialga and Palkia's battle.

An Infernape appeared in the opening: The Greatest Everyday!, under the ownership of Ash.

In the manga

In the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure! manga, Mitsumi is shown to have an Infernape.

Pokémon Adventures

Pearl owns a Chimchar, named Chimhiko who later evolves into a Monferno, and then into an Infernape.

In the TCG

Main article: Infernape (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond It uses a special kind of martial arts involving all its limbs. Its fire never goes out.
Pearl Its crown of fire is indicative of its fiery nature. It is beaten by none in terms of quickness.
Platinum It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
HeartGold すばやさで あいてを はんろうする。 りょうて りょうあしを つかった どくとくの たたかい かたを する。
SoulSilver すばやさで あいてを はんろうする。 りょうて りょうあしを つかった どくとくの たたかい かたを する。
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Monferno
Platinum
None Evolve Monferno
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Game Location
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time/Darkness
Dark Crater Pit (B6-B14)
Pokémon Ranger:
Shadows of Almia
Volcano Cave
Pokémon Rumble Fiery Furnace

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 76
136 - 183 262 - 356
Attack: 104
98 - 171 191 - 337
Defense: 71
68 - 135 132 - 265
Sp.Atk: 104
98 - 171 191 - 337
Sp.Def: 71
68 - 135 132 - 265
Speed: 108
101 - 176 198 - 346
Total: 534   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Pokéthlon stats

Speed
4/4 ★★★★
Power
4/5 ★★★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
1/2
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
16/19 ★★★

Type effectiveness

Template:DP type effectiveness

Learnset

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By leveling up

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By TM/HM

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By breeding

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By tutoring

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|- style="background:#F5AC78" | colspan="13" | Bold indicates a move that gets STAB
Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only from an evolution of this Pokémon
A colored initial indicates that the move is not available to be tutored in this game,
while a colored background indicates that the move is available.
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Side game data

Template:Side game

Evolution

Chimchar
Unevolved
Chimchar
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 14


Monferno
First evolution
Monferno
 Fire  Fighting 
Rare Candy
Level 36


Infernape
Second evolution
Infernape
 Fire  Fighting 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 392.png Spr 4p 392.png Spr 4p 392.png Spr b 4d 392.png
Spr 4d 392 s.png Spr 4p 392 s.png Spr 4p 392 s.png Spr b 4d 392 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 392.png Spr 5b 392.png Spr b 5b 392.png
Spr 5b 392 s.png Spr 5b 392 s.png Spr b 5b 392 s.png
Infernape For other sprites and images, please see Infernape images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Infernape is the only final form Sinnoh starter Pokémon not to have a unique type combination.
    • It is also the only final form of a Sinnoh starter not to be immune to Sandstorm.
    • It is also the only dual-typed starter that shares its typing with another starter, Blaziken.
  • Infernape has the second-highest Speed of the starters (Sceptile ranks first).
  • Although its Pokédex entry says that "this Pokémon is beaten by none in terms of quickness" it has only the 34th highest base speed stat.
  • Infernape shares the same species name as Charmeleon and Charizard, Flareon, and Moltres. They are all known as Flame Pokémon.
  • Infernape is the first fully evolved form of a starter Pokémon to be used by a member of any Elite Four, not counting the Champion.
  • Infernape is the fastest Fire-type and the fastest Fighting-type Pokémon, with a base speed of 108.
  • As of Barry's Busting Out All Over!, Infernape is the only Sinnoh starter Pokémon evolution not to have debuted in the main anime yet.
  • It is the shortest fully evolved main series starter Pokémon to date, being only three feet and eleven inches tall.
  • Infernape is the only Pokémon with a Defense Base Stat of 71, a Special Attack Base Stat of 104 and a Speed Base Stat of 108 so far.
  • Infernape is the only final form Sinnoh Starter Pokémon not to have an immunity, as Empoleon is immune to Poison attacks and Torterra is immune to Electric attacks.

Origin

Infernape is based on a monkey. It is also possible that he is based on Sun Wukong, the Chinese mythical "Monkey King". The gold elements in his design seem to indicate this, and his name can also be linked to Japanese interpretations of the character (e.g. Son Goku). Infernape is most likely based off the martial art Muay Thai which uses all the limbs. It also seems to reference the Monkey Kung Fu, another type of martial arts.

Name origin

Goukazaru is a combination of 業火 gōka, hellfire or inferno, and 猿 saru, ape. Infernape is a combination of inferno and ape.

In other languages

  • German: Panferno - From Schimpanse (chimpanzee) and inferno.
  • French: Simiabraz - From simian and braise (ember).
  • Korean: 초염몽 Choyeommong'


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