Infernape (Pokémon)

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391Monferno.png #391: Monferno
Pokémon
#393: Piplup 393Piplup.png
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Infernape (disambiguation).
Infernape
Flame Pokémon
ゴウカザル
Goukazaru
#392
Infernape



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Fire Fighting
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Blaze Cacophony
Cacophony
Iron Fist
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Field and Human-Like
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
3'11" 1.2 m
Infernape
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
121.3 lbs. 55.0 kg
Infernape
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
209
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
240
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
Infernape
0
HP
1
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
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Def
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Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
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HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
Shape
Body06.png
Footprint
F392.png None.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70
External Links

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

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

Biology

Infernape is a bipedal, primate-like Pokémon that is primarily reddish-brown with sections of white fur on its chest, head, and lower legs. Several gold markings adorn its body: swirled, circular ones on its knees and shoulders flame-shaped ones on the back of its hands, and a stripe around its back that forms two swirls on its chest. On top of its head is a large flame, which is never extinguished. Infernape has an orange, rounded muzzle, long, round ears with blue inside, and a red ridge over its eyes. The eyes themselves are blue with yellow sclerae. There are five blue digits on both its feet and hands, and it has a long tail.

This quick Pokémon practices a unique kind of martial art that involves all of its limbs, as it shrouds itself in flame and uses fiery punches and kicks. This form of battle is comparable to dancing.

In the anime

Main series

Infernape in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Infernape

Infernape made his main series debut in Fighting Ire With Fire!, when Ash's Monferno evolved into one while saving Ash's Pikachu, Dawn's Piplup, Paul's Electabuzz, and Barry's Empoleon from Team Rocket's falling mecha.

Flint's Infernape

Flint's Infernape debuted in Flint Sparks the Fire!. It reappeared in Four Roads Diverged in a Pokémon Port! and Memories are Made of Bliss!.

Other

Infernape debuted 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. It was later used in the Alamos Town Pokémon Contest, where it helped Allegra win a Ribbon.

An Infernape belonging to Alternate World Ash appeared in Showdown at the Gates of Warp!.

Minor appearances

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP163 Infernape Dawn's Pokédex Infernape, the Flame Pokémon and the evolved form of Monferno. Infernape's fiery crown reflects its fiery nature, and its speed is unmatched.

Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Flint's Infernape

Flint's Infernape briefly appeared in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer. Alongside Skyla's Swanna and Acerola's Palossand, it battled Bettie's Pikachu, Iris's Haxorus, and Barry's Piplup, but the outcome of the battle was left unknown.

GOTCHA!

Infernape in Pokémon Evolutions

Flint's Infernape

An Infernape briefly appeared in GOTCHA!, under the ownership of Flint.

Pokémon Evolutions

An Infernape appeared in a flashback in The Rival, under the ownership of Lucas, having been obtained as a Chimchar. Lucas used it in his battle against Mars and her Purugly at the Spear Pillar, easily defeating it with Close Combat.

In the manga

Infernape in Pokémon Adventures

Pocket Monsters Platinum: Aim to Be Battle King!!

Main article: Yū Shirogane's Infernape

Yū Shirogane has an Infernape, which he received as a Chimchar.

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Chimler

In Stunning Staravia & Stinky Skuntank II, Pearl's Monferno, Chimler, evolved into an Infernape in Veilstone City alongside Diamond's Tru.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!

Main article: Mitsumi's Infernape

Infernape is the final form of Mitsumi's starter Pokémon, Chimchar. It made its debut in Beauty Contest: The Pokémon Super Contest!!, where it represented its Trainer in a Beauty Contest.

Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition ~ Ranse's Color Picture Scroll ~

An Infernape appeared in The Blue Scroll: Mitsunari, Kiyomasa, and Masanori, under the ownership of Hideyoshi.

In the TCG

Main article: Infernape (TCG)

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Ultimate

Infernape appears in the background in the Kalos Pokémon League stage. It appears in the Blazing Chamber, along with other Fire-type Pokémon, namely Tepig, Blaziken, and Pyroar.

Wii U Trophy Information

NA: Infernape's flames burn like a raging inferno - that's probably how it got its name. The fire on its head never goes out, and the flames on its hands and feet, combined with its unique skills, make Infernape look like it's performing some kind of elaborate fire dance when it fights.

PAL: Doesn't the name just conjure up images of this fair creature living a peaceful life in a forest of ferns? You know, In-fern-ape. ...What, you think it's actually to do with "inferno"? Hmm... Well, maybe... Anyway, it has a crown of fire that never goes out, and combines flames and fighting in a way that looks like some kind of fire dance.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#006
Johto
#—
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 It tosses its enemies around with agility. It uses all its limbs to fight in its own unique style.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
White
Black 2 It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X Its crown of fire is indicative of its fiery nature. It is beaten by none in terms of quickness.
Y It tosses its enemies around with agility. It uses all its limbs to fight in its own unique style.
Omega Ruby Its crown of fire is indicative of its fiery nature. It is beaten by none in terms of quickness.
Alpha Sapphire It tosses its enemies around with agility. It uses all its limbs to fight in its own unique style.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
Sinnoh
#006
Hisui
#063
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sword and Shield.
Brilliant Diamond It uses a special kind of martial arts involving all its limbs. Its fire never goes out.
Shining Pearl Its crown of fire is indicative of its fiery nature. It is beaten by none in terms of quickness.
Legends: Arceus A tall, hardy Pokémon with a dazzling appearance. It shrouds itself in flame and battles as if engaged in dance—truly a sight to behold.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Monferno
Platinum
Evolve Monferno
HeartGold SoulSilver
Trade
Generation V
Black White
Evolve from the Global Link event Chimchar
Black 2 White 2
Evolve from the Global Link event Chimchar
Generation VI
X Y
Trade
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Monferno
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Evolve Monferno
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Evolve Monferno
Legends: Arceus
Ramanas IslandAlpha


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Deep Dark Crater (B6F-B14F)
MD Sky
Deep Dark Crater (B6F-B14F)
Ranger: SoA
Volcano Cave
Rumble
Fiery Furnace
MD Blazing
Evolve Monferno
MD Stormy MD Light
Evolve Monferno*
PokéPark Wii
Lava Zone
Ranger: GS
Mt. Sorbet, Dark Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Lava: Sunny Seashore
Conquest
Evolve Monferno
Rumble U
Magical Lake: Dual Launchers (Boss), Variety Battle: A Battle in the Tower
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Mysterious Fountain: Stage 5
Shuffle
Event: Infernape Appears
Rumble World
Diamond Crater: Smelting Forge (Back Boss)
Picross
Area 19: Stage 03
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Jirachi Sea, Garchomp Sea, Arceus Sea, Jirachi SeaFinal, Garchomp SeaFinal
Masters EX
Chapter 12: Candle and Flame (Flint's)


In events

Games Event Language/Region Location Level Distribution period
BWB2W2 Pokémon Center 15th Anniversary Infernape Japanese Japan 100 June 12 to 18, 2013;
July 3 to 7, 2013
XYORAS Jade Infernape Japanese region Online 88 January 28 to February 29, 2016
XYORAS Jade Infernape PAL region Online 88 January 28 to February 29, 2016
XYORAS Jade Infernape Taiwanese region Online 88 January 28 to February 29, 2016

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Events* Focus Sash Focus Sash (100%) Nugget Nugget (100%)

Stats

Base stats

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

Pokéathlon stats

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


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug ¼×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None

Learnset

Infernape is available in Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl and Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

By leveling up

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Close Combat Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
011 Mach Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100100% 30
011 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120120 100100% 15
011 Nasty Plot Dark Status 0000 —% 20
011 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
011 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100100% 15
011 Torment Dark Status 0000 100100% 15
011 Slack Off Normal Status 0000 —% 10
011 Scratch Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
011 Ember Fire Special 04040 100100% 25
011 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100100% 20
Evo.Evo. Close Combat Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
077 Ember Fire Special 04040 100100% 25
099 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100100% 20
1212 Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100100% 20
1616 Fury Swipes Normal Physical 01818 08080% 15
1919 Flame Wheel Fire Physical 06060 100100% 25
2626 Feint Normal Physical 03030 100100% 10
2929 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100100% 20
4242 Fire Spin Fire Special 03535 08585% 15
5252 Acrobatics Flying Physical 05555 100100% 15
5858 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —% 20
6868 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120120 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Infernape
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Infernape
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

LA

Generation VIII
Other generations:
None
Learn Mastery  Move   Type   Cat.   Power   Accuracy   PP
Base  St.   Ag.  Base  St. 
1 10 Tackle Normal Physical 40 50 30 100% 100% 30
6 15 Ember Fire Special 40 50 30 100% 100% 25
11 20 Swift Normal Special 60 75 45 —% —% 20
16 24 Mach Punch Fighting Physical 40 50 30 100% 100% 20
18 28 Flame Wheel Fire Physical 60 75 45 100% 100% 20
25 35 Nasty Plot Dark Status —% —% 20
34 45 Flamethrower Fire Special 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
43 54 Double-Edge Normal Physical 100 120 80 100% 100% 5
46 58 Raging Fury Fire Physical 90 120 60 85% 95% 10
52 64 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 100 120 80 100% 100% 5
57 71 Close Combat Fighting Physical 100 120 80 100% 100% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Infernape
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Infernape
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM01Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM01 Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
TM04Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png TM04 Calm Mind Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM05Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM08Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM08 Bulk Up Fighting Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM10Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM10 Work Up Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
TM11Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM12Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM15Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM17Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM22Bag TM Grass SwSh Sprite.png TM22 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM23Bag TM Steel SwSh Sprite.png TM23 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TM26Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM27Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM27 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 06565 100}}100% 20
TM28Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM31Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM32Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
TM35Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM35 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM38Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM38 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TM39Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM40Bag TM Flying SwSh Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
TM41Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM42Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44Bag TM Psychic SwSh Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM45Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM50Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM50 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TM52Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TM56Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM58Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM58 Endure Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM61Bag TM Fire SwSh Sprite.png TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM63Bag TM Dark SwSh Sprite.png TM63 Nasty Plot Dark Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM65Bag TM Ghost SwSh Sprite.png TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM68Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM71Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM71 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TM75Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM76Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM76 Stealth Rock Rock Status 0000 —}}—% 20
TM80Bag TM Rock SwSh Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM82Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM82 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM83Bag TM Ground SwSh Sprite.png TM83 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM84Bag TM Poison SwSh Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM86Bag TM Grass SwSh Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
TM87Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM89Bag TM Bug SwSh Sprite.png TM89 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM90Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM93Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM93 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
TM96Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM96 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM98Bag TM Fighting SwSh Sprite.png TM98 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
XTM100Bag TM Normal SwSh Sprite.png TM100 Rock Climb Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Infernape
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Infernape
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
HitmonleeCombuskenBlaziken Blaze Kick Fire Physical 85 90% 10
HitmonchanHitmontopSlakothVigorothSlakingMeditite
MedichamLucario
Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
Nidoran♂NidorinoNidokingHitmonleeJolteonCombusken
BlazikenBunearyLopunny
Double Kick Fighting Physical 30 100% 30
SeelDewgongMr. MimeSlakothVigorothSlaking
VolbeatSphealSealeoWalrein
Encore Normal Status 100% 5
MeowthPersianHitmonleeHitmonchanHitmontopNuzleaf
ShiftryMakuhitaHariyamaSkittyDelcattySableye
GlameowPurugly
Fake Out Normal Physical 40 100% 10
HitmonchanMagmarMagmortarAmpharosBlazikenMedicham Fire Punch Fire Physical 75 100% 15
RattataRaticateNidoran♂NidorinoNidokingMankey
PrimeapeMachopMachokeMachampHitmonleeHitmonchan
HitmontopTorchicCombuskenBlazikenVigorothSlaking
MakuhitaHariyamaNumelCameruptAbsolStunky
Skuntank
Focus Energy Normal Status —% 30
Torkoal Heat Wave Fire Special 95 90% 10
Nidoran♂NidorinoNidokingGrowlitheArcanineHitmonlee
HitmonchanHitmontopEeveeVaporeonJolteonFlareon
EspeonUmbreonLeafeonGlaceonSentretFurret
VolbeatLucario
Helping Hand Normal Status —% 20
HitmonchanChimcharMonfernoInfernapeLucario Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 40 100% 20
HitmonchanHitmontopMr. MimeLucarioGallade Quick Guard Fighting Status —% 15
Smeargle Submission Fighting Physical 80 80% 20
RaichuHitmonchanElectabuzzElectivireAmpharosMedicham Thunder Punch Electric Physical 75 100% 15
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Infernape in Generation VIII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Infernape in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Infernape
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Infernape
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

BDSP

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh EP BD SP Blast Burn Fire Special 150 90% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Infernape
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Infernape
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

LA

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Power   Accuracy   PP 
Base  St.   Ag.  Base  St. 
LA Aerial Ace Flying Physical 60 75 45 —% —% 20
LA Bulk Up Fighting Status —% —% 10
LA Bulldoze Ground Physical 60 75 45 100% 100% 20
LA Calm Mind Psychic Status —% —% 10
LA Drain Punch Fighting Physical 75 90 60 100% 100% 10
LA Fire Punch Fire Physical 75 90 60 100% 100% 10
LA Flamethrower Fire Special 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
LA Focus Energy Normal Status —% —% 20
LA Giga Impact Normal Physical 120 150 100 90% 95% 5
LA Hyper Beam Normal Special 120 150 100 90% 95% 5
LA Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 120 80 75% 90% 5
LA Poison Jab Poison Physical 80 100 60 100% 100% 10
LA Rest Psychic Status —% —% 10
LA Rock Slide Rock Physical 75 90 60 90% 100% 10
LA Rock Smash Fighting Physical 40 50 30 100% 100% 20
LA Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 70 85 55 100% 100% 15
LA Stealth Rock Rock Physical 40 50 30 100% 100% 20
LA Stone Edge Rock Physical 100 120 80 80% 90% 5
LA Swift Normal Special 60 45 75 —% —% 20
LA Thunder Punch Electric Physical 75 90 60 100% 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Infernape
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Infernape
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Infernape
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Infernape
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Rage Infernape (Platinum 31)
High Jump Kick Infernape 4 (Rising Rivals 43)

Side game data

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 392.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist: Fire PA.png
Fire
Field move: Burn 3 field move.png
(Burn ×3)
Browser entry R-170
It spits blobs of fire to attack. It also has an explosive attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Fire
Poké Assist:
(present)
Fire Assist.png
Fire
Field move:
(present)
Burn 3 field move.png
(Burn ×3)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Fighting Assist.png
Fighting
Field move:
(past)
Burn 1 field move.png
(Burn ×1)
Browser entry R-196/N-205
It attacks by spitting fire.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush392Body.png Walking Speed: 1.57 seconds Base HP: 54
Base Attack: 81 Base Defense: 53 Base Speed: 70
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW392.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Infernape came to the Lava Zone to battle. He likes to cut loose at Venusaur's Vine Swing, Tangrowth's Swing-Along, and a few other Attractions, too.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP392.png HP: ★★★ Move: Fire Spin
Attack: ★★★ Ability 1: Blaze
Ability 2: Climber
Ability 3: Conqueror
Defense: ★★★
Speed: ★★★★
Evolves from Monferno when its Speed is 102 or higher
Range: 3 Perfect Links: Hideyori, Hideyoshi, and Sasuke
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Fire
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT392.png

True Strength
Increases damage dealt when energy levels are half or less.
Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Fire
None.png Attack Power: 70 - 125 Raise Max Level.png 10

#361
Shuffle392.png

Hitting Streak
Increases damage when it is triggered in a row.
Skill Swapper: Shock Attack, Final Effort
Pokémon GO
GO392.png Base Stamina: 183 Base Attack: 222 Base Defense: 151
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Fire Spin, Rock Smash
Charged Attacks: Solar Beam, Flamethrower, Close Combat, Blast Burn

Evolution

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Unevolved
Chimchar
 Fire 
Rare Candy
Level 14
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First evolution
Monferno
 Fire  Fighting 
Rare Candy
Level 36
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Second evolution
Infernape
 Fire  Fighting 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
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Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
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Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
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Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
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Generation VIII
HOME
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392MS6.png For other sprites and images, please see Infernape images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Other sprites

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Platinum intro's sprite

Trivia

  • In English, the category "Flame Pokémon" is shared by Charmeleon, Charizard, Flareon, Kantonian Moltres, and Infernape.
    • In Japanese, Flareon has the category ほのおポケモン Honō Pokémon (Flame Pokémon), while the other four Pokémon share the category かえんポケモン Kaen Pokémon (Flame Pokémon).
  • Infernape and its pre-evolutions were designed by Takao Unno.[1]

Origin

Infernape appears to be based on a monkey. The gold elements in its design, as well as its Japanese name, may be linked to Son Goku, the Japanese interpretation of the character Sun Wukong. Sun Wukong is the main character in the Chinese epic Journey to the West and is a monkey with powerful abilities.

Infernape may also be based on the Vanara, a race of monkey-like humanoids in the Hindu epic Ramayana, specifically Hanuman, who was granted immunity to fire and is believed to have influenced Sun Wukong. It may also be based on Monkey Kung Fu.

Name origin

Infernape may be a combination of inferno and ape.

Goukazaru may be combination of 業火 gōka (hellfire or inferno) and 猿 saru (monkey).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ゴウカザル Goukazaru From 業火 gōka and saru
France Flag.png French Simiabraz From simia and brasier
Spain Flag.png Spanish Infernape Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Panferno From Schimpanse and Inferno
Italy Flag.png Italian Infernape Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 초염몽 Choyeommong From 초 (超) cho, 염 (焰) yeom, and monkey
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 烈焰猴 Lièyànhóu From 烈焰 lièyàn and hóu
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 烈焰猴 Lihtyìhmhàuh From 烈焰 lihtyìhm and hàuh


Related articles

Notes

  1. Tweet by @TakaoUnno. Posted on Oct 4, 2013.

External links


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