Mankey (Pokémon)

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Mankey
Pig Monkey Pokémon
マンキー
Mankey
#056
Mankey



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Type
Fighting Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Vital Spirit or Anger Point Cacophony
Cacophony
Defiant
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
190 (35.2%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
1'08" 0.5 m
Mankey
0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
61.7 lbs. 28.0 kg
Mankey
0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
74
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
61
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
Mankey
0
HP
1
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body06.png
Footprint
F056.png None.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70
External Links

Mankey (Japanese: マンキー Mankey) is a Fighting-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

It evolves into Primeape starting at level 28, which evolves into Annihilape when leveled up after using Rage Fist 20 times.

Biology

Mankey eating bananas

Mankey is a simian Pokémon, similar to a New World monkey. It is bipedal and has a round body covered in whitish, shaggy fur. Its nose is similar to a pig's snout, and it has narrow, red eyes and triangular ears with brown insides. Mankey's three-fingered hands, two-toed feet, and the tip of its curved, prehensile tail are brown. Along with Stufful, it is the smallest known Fighting-type Pokémon.

Mankey specializes in physical fighting and is very aggressive and short-tempered. When angry, it begins shaking and its breathing turns rough. Its rage peaks quickly, preventing its victim from being able to flee. It will rampage until it falls asleep, but its anger remains in its dreams. This causes it to wake up and become furious all over again. However, this constant release of stress grants it a long life. Mankey can be found in the mountains, where it lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason. If it loses sight of its colony or if it is left alone to rage, its loneliness causes it to become infuriated.

According to the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team games, Mankey's preferred food is chestnuts. However, Mankey usually lacks the dexterity to peel them. It becomes agitated and rage after attempting to peel a chestnut's spiky shell. Additionally, it also appears to be fond of bananas in the anime.

In the anime

Main series

Mankey in the anime

Major appearances

Mankey (anime)

In Primeape Goes Bananas, a wild Mankey stole Ash's hat and then evolved into a Primeape. Ash caught it shortly afterwards.

Other

In A Tyrogue Full of Trouble, a Mankey was a member of a trio of Pokémon that was causing problems for a small town, with the other members being a Tyrogue and a Primeape. Kiyo was able to catch the Tyrogue, and the Mankey and Primeape joined up with him.

In Training Daze, a Mankey was jointly owned by Jessie and Jubei. They used it at the Team Rocket Academy for a test. It lowered Jessie into a vault containing an Articuno statue, but due to the rope getting stuck, Mankey and Jubei had to pull Jessie and the statue up; proving to be too heavy, they dropped it, triggering the alarms and resulting in Mankey and Jubei being injured.

In A Snow Day for Searching!, three Mankey surrounded a Cubone and stole its bone. However, they ended up losing it in a lake, forcing Goh to use his Dewgong to retrieve it for Cubone.

In Getting More Than You Battled For!, Ash and Goh encountered multiple Mankey while visiting Cero Island. Goh caught one of them before being chased away by the other Mankey. Goh's Mankey has since made further appearances in Pokémon Journeys: The Series.

Minor appearances

In Pokémon - I Choose You!, multiple Mankey witnessed a flock of Spearow chasing after Ash and Pikachu.

A Mankey appeared in The Kangaskhan Kid.

In Showdown at Dark City, a Mankey was one of the Yas Gym's Pokémon.

A Mankey appeared in The Breeding Center Secret.

In Showdown at the Po-ké Corral, multiple Mankey lived at Professor Oak's Laboratory.

In Pikachu's Vacation, a Mankey was at the Pokémon Theme Park.

In Friends to the End, a Trainer's Mankey attended the closing ceremonies of the Indigo Plateau Conference.

In Pallet Party Panic, a Mankey was at a party in Pallet Town.

In Pikachu Re-Volts, Cassidy and Butch controlled a Mankey at Mandarin Island North.

In In the Pink, multiple pink Mankey lived at Pinkan Island.

In The Joy of Pokémon, a Trainer's Mankey was treated by the Nurse Joy of an unnamed island.

Two wild Mankey appeared in Pikachu's Rescue Adventure. One of them helped the Trainers' Pokémon and Elekid save the Exeggcute nests and Togepi during a storm.

In Flower Power, multiple Mankey were parts of Florando's annual Pokémon Exhibition.

In Spell of the Unown: Entei, Lisa used a Mankey during her battle against Ash. It went up against Cyndaquil and was ultimately defeated.

In Two Hits and a Miss, a Mankey was at a Fighting-type dojo.

In A Hot Water Battle, a Mankey lived in a tropical jungle.

A Mankey appeared in The Trouble With Snubbull.

Multiple Mankey appeared in Celebi: The Voice of the Forest.

In Got Miltank?, a Mankey lived at a Pokémon-exclusive oasis.

In Machoke, Machoke Man!, a Mankey was at the Cianwood Gym.

In the banned episode EP250, a Mankey lived in a forest outside the Ice Path.

A wild Mankey appeared in The Legend of Thunder!.

In Great Bowls of Fire!, a Mankey lived at the Dragon Holy Land.

A Mankey appeared in the opening sequence of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.

A Mankey appeared in PK14.

A Coordinator's Mankey appeared in Deceit and Assist.

In The Saffron Con and A Hurdle for Squirtle, a Coordinator's Mankey competed in the Saffron City Pokémon Contest.

Multiple Mankey appeared in Slaking Kong!.

A Mankey appeared in Gettin' Twiggy With It!.

A Mankey appeared in Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! Part 1 and Part 2.

A Mankey appeared in A Rivalry to Gible On!.

A Mankey appeared in A Marathon Rivalry!, under the ownership of a competitor in the Pokéathlon held in Camellia Town.

A Trainer's Mankey appeared in Alola to New Adventure!.

Two Trainers' Mankey appeared in A Shocking Grocery Run!.

In The Sun, the Scare, the Secret Lair!, Lillie observed a Mankey attacking a Primeape.

In Rocking Clawmark Hill!, two Mankey were training on Clawmark Hill.

In Crystal-Clear Sleuthing!, Rotom played a clip of a Mankey.

A Trainer's Mankey appeared in Balloons, Brionne, and Belligerence!.

A Trainer's Mankey appeared in Getting a Jump on the Competition!.

In Smashing with Sketch!, a Trainer's Mankey competed in the Pokémon Ping-Pong tournament.

A Trainer's Mankey appeared in Love at First Twirl!.

Two Trainers' Mankey appeared in A Young Royal Flame Ignites!.

Two Mankey appeared in Securing the Future!, with one under the ownership of a Trainer and the other being wild. They joined the rest of Alola in showering Necrozma with light so it could return to its true form.

A Trainer's Mankey appeared in We Know Where You're Going, Eevee!.

Multiple Mankey appeared in a flashback in Enter Pikachu!.

In Legend? Go! Friends? Go!, a Trainer's Mankey attacked a Lugia.

A Trainer's Mankey appeared in Trade, Borrow, and Steal!.

Multiple Mankey appeared in Getting More Than You Battled For!.

A Trainer's Mankey appeared in Take My Thief! Please!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Subject Source Entry
EP025 Mankey Ash's Pokédex Mankey, a Pig Monkey Pokémon of the Fighting type. Known for its superior footwork, it packs a powerful punch.
EP025 Mankey's temper Ash's Pokédex Although Mankey is usually calm, it does have a bad temper. Once Mankey begins to Thrash, stopping it is impossible.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
JN015 Mankey Goh's Rotom Phone Mankey, the Pig Monkey Pokémon. A Fighting type. Mankey is quick-tempered and can fly into a rage even while dreaming.

Pokémon Origins

A Mankey appeared in a flashback in File 2: Cubone.

In the manga

Ash & Pikachu

A Mankey appeared in The Tyrogue's Thoughts.

Movie adaptations

A Mankey appeared in Celebi: a Timeless Encounter.

The Electric Tale of Pikachu

Main article: Ash's Mankey

Ash catches a Mankey in Clefairy Tale. He trades it shortly afterwards for a map of Mt. Moon, which supposedly has directions on how to find a Clefairy.

Pokémon Journeys: The Series

Multiple Mankey appeared in JNM15.

Pocket Monsters HeartGold & SoulSilver Go! Go! Pokéathlon

A Mankey appeared in Pocket Monsters HeartGold & SoulSilver Go! Go! Pokéathlon.

Pokémon Adventures

Mankey debuted as a silhouette when Green talked about Mew in The Jynx Jinx.

Multiple Mankey debuted in The Primeape Directive. Led by an enraged Primeape, they attacked Blue and Yellow, but his Porygon managed to defeat it. Yellow was the one to quell the leader and have them leave peacefully, however. They later appeared in The Legend after the industrial ruins in the Kanto mainland had been restored by the healing light.

Multiple Mankey were used by Team Galactic Grunts in Halting Honchkrow.

Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys

A Mankey appeared in a flashback in Let's Fight For The Future!!.

Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All

A Mankey appeared in A Powerful Opponent, Venusaur!.

A Mankey appeared in A Match For Pokémon.

A Mankey appeared in The Challenge at Celadon University!.

A Mankey appeared in GDZ51.

Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission

A Mankey appeared in Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode Two as one of the Pokémon that Lunick captured with his Capture Styler. It reappeared in Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode Three and was released in Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode Five.

Pokémon Zensho

A Mankey appeared in a fantasy in PZ01.

In the TCG

Main article: Mankey (TCG)

In the TFG

One Mankey figure has been released.

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

Generation I Kanto
#056
Red Extremely quick to anger. It could be docile one moment then thrashing away the next instant.
Blue
Yellow An agile Pokémon that lives in trees. It angers easily and will not hesitate to attack anything.
Stadium Quick to anger, it will begin brawling on the slightest provocation. It is unsafe to approach as it is very nimble.
Generation II Johto
#134
Gold It is extremely ill-tempered. Groups of them will attack any handy target for no reason.
Silver It's unsafe to approach if it gets violently enraged for no reason and can't distinguish friends from foes.
Crystal It lives in groups in the treetops. If it loses sight of its group, it becomes infuriated by its loneliness.
Stadium 2 It is extremely ill-tempered. Groups of them will attack any handy target for no reason.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#056
Ruby When Mankey starts shaking and its nasal breathing turns rough, it's a sure sign that it is becoming angry. However, because it goes into a towering rage almost instantly, it is impossible for anyone to flee its wrath.
Sapphire
Emerald When it starts shaking and its nasal breathing turns rough, it's a sure sign of anger. However, since this happens instantly, there is no time to flee.
FireRed Light and agile on its feet, and ferocious in temperament. When angered, it flies into an uncontrollable frenzy.
LeafGreen Extremely quick to anger. It could be docile one moment then thrashing away the next instant.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#136
Diamond It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It is extremely ill-tempered. Groups of them will attack any handy target for no reason.
SoulSilver It's unsafe to approach if it gets violently enraged for no reason and can't distinguish friends from foes.
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
White
Black 2 It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X It's unsafe to approach if it gets violently enraged for no reason and can't distinguish friends from foes.
Y It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
Omega Ruby When Mankey starts shaking and its nasal breathing turns rough, it's a sure sign that it is becoming angry. However, because it goes into a towering rage almost instantly, it is impossible for anyone to flee its wrath.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
SM: #079
Alola
USUM: #093
Kanto
#056
Sun It can spontaneously become enraged. Everyone near it clears out as it rampages and the resulting loneliness makes it angrier still.
Moon Its raging tires it out and causes it to fall asleep, but the anger resonating in its dreams causes it to wake up—which infuriates it all over again.
Ultra Sun The smallest of things could cause it to lose its temper. Because it doesn't hold in its stress, this Pokémon can live a long time.
Ultra Moon If one gets angry, all the others around it will get angry, so silence is a rare visitor in a troop of Mankey.
Let's Go Pikachu An agile Pokémon that lives in trees. It angers easily and will not hesitate to attack anything.
Let's Go Eevee
Generation VIII Galar
#—
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sword, Shield, and Legends: Arceus.
Brilliant Diamond It lives in treetop colonies. If one member of the group becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
Shining Pearl
Generation IX Paldea
#158
Scarlet It lives in groups in the treetops. If it loses sight of its group, it becomes infuriated by its loneliness.
Violet It is extremely quick to anger. It could be docile one moment, then thrashing away the next instant.


Game locations

Generation I
Red
Routes 5, 6, 7, and 8
Blue
Trade
Blue (Japan)
Trade
Yellow
Routes 3, 4, 22, and 23
Generation II
Gold
Routes 9 and 42
Silver
Trade
Crystal
Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade
Emerald
Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
Routes 3, 4, 22, and 23, Rock Tunnel
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Routes 225 and 226 (Poké Radar)
Platinum
Routes 225 and 226 (Poké Radar)
HeartGold
Routes 9 and 42
SoulSilver
Trade
Pal Park
Mountain
Generation V
Black White
Route 15 (Swarm)
Black 2 White 2
Trade with Curtis in Nimbasa City (female player character only)
Dream World
Rugged Mountain
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Fighting)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Jagged Pass (hidden Pokémon*)
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Route 3
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Route 3
Let's Go Pikachu
Routes 3 and 4
Let's Go Eevee
Trade
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Routes 225 and 226 (Poké Radar)
Grand Underground - Spacious Cave, Grassland Cave, Sunlit Cavern (After obtaining the National Pokédex)
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable


In side games

Generation I
Snap
Valley
Pinball
Red Field: Cerulean City, Vermilion City Seaside, Lavender Town
Blue Field: Celadon City, Saffron City
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Trozei!
Secret Storage 16, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Uproar Forest (B8F-B9F)
Ranger
Olive Jungle
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Mt. Travail (1F-19F)
MD Sky
Mt. Travail (1F-19F)
Ranger: SoA
Peril Cliffs
Rumble
Fiery Furnace (Normal Mode C)
PokéPark Wii
Meadow Zone
Ranger: GS
Daybreak Ruins, Dangerous Cliff, Ice Temple, Odd Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Factory: Sunny Seashore
PokéPark 2
Arbor Area
Rumble U
Magical Lake: Dual Launchers
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Infinite Ruins: Stage 3
Shuffle
Desert Umbra: Stage 319
Rumble World
Origin Hideaway: Secluded Volcanic Chasm (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Gengar Sea, Entei Sea, Aegislash Sea, Lugia Sea, Bulbasaur Sea, Arceus Sea, Entei SeaFinal


Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Berry (100%)
Yellow*
Diamond Pearl Payapa Berry Payapa Berry (5%)
Platinum
HeartGold SoulSilver Payapa Berry Payapa Berry (5%)
Black White Payapa Berry Payapa Berry (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
40
100 - 147 190 - 284
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Total:
305
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.
  • This Pokémon's Special base stat in Generation I was 35.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
1/2
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
12/17 ★★


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Covet Normal Physical 06060 100100% 25
011 Scratch Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
011 Focus Energy Normal Status 0000 00——% 30
055 Fury Swipes Normal Physical 01818 08080% 15
088 Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
1212 Seismic Toss Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
1717 Swagger Normal Status 0000 08585% 15
2222 Cross Chop Fighting Physical 100100 08080% 5
2626 Assurance Dark Physical 06060 100100% 10
2929 Thrash Normal Physical 120120 100100% 10
3333 Close Combat Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
3636 Screech Normal Status 0000 08585% 40
4040 Stomping Tantrum Ground Physical 07575 100100% 10
4444 Outrage Dragon Physical 120120 100100% 10
4848 Final Gambit Fighting Special 0000 100100% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mankey
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mankey
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM006Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM006 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM012Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM012 Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM014Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM014 Acrobatics Flying Physical 05555 100}}100% 15
TM018Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM018 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM028Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM028 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM032Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM032 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM036Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM036 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM039Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM039 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 06565 100}}100% 20
TM043Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM043 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM049Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM049 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM050Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM050 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM055Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM055 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM058Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM058 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM060Bag TM Bug SV Sprite.png TM060 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM061Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM061 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM064Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM064 Bulk Up Fighting Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM066Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM066 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TM067Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM067 Fire Punch Fire Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM068Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM068 Thunder Punch Electric Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM069Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM069 Ice Punch Ice Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM071Bag TM Grass SV Sprite.png TM071 Seed Bomb Grass Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM073Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM073 Drain Punch Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TM080Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM080 Metronome Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM083Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM083 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM084Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM084 Stomping Tantrum Ground Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM086Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM086 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM087Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM087 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM102Bag TM Poison SV Sprite.png TM102 Gunk Shot Poison Physical 120120 080}}80% 5
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM122Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM122 Encore Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 5
TM126Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM126 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM130Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM130 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM134Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM134 Reversal Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
TM149Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM149 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM150Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM150 Stone Edge Rock Physical 100100 080}}80% 5
TM156Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM156 Outrage Dragon Physical 120120 100}}100% 10
TM157Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM157 Overheat Fire Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TM158Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM158 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TM167Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM167 Close Combat Fighting Physical 120120 100}}100% 5
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mankey
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mankey
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Beat Up Dark Physical 100% 10
Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
Curse Ghost Status —% 10
Encore Normal Status 100% 5
Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
Spite Ghost Status 100% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Mankey in Generation IX
  • 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 Mankey in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Mankey
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Mankey
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
Pin056.png Pinani056.png
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani056.png
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 10.9%
Friend Area: Energetic Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP They call me the offspring of a fighting spirit!
26%-50% HP Darn it! I only have half my HP left.
1%-25% HP This is it... I can't muster any power...
Level up Yes! My level's gone up!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 056.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Fighting
Poké Assist: Fighting PA.png
Fighting
Field move: Crush fm.png
(Crush ×1)
Loops: 5 Min. exp.: 20 Max. exp.: 30
Browser entry R-149
Mankey can crush small Rocks. It will give chase if it spots you!
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Fighting
Poké Assist: Fighting PA.png
Fighting
Field move: Crush 1 field move.png
(Crush ×1)
Browser entry R-126
It angers easily and thrashes about. It is easier to capture after it thrashes.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Fighting
Poké Assist:
(present)
Fighting Assist.png
Fighting
Field move:
(present)
Crush 2 field move.png
(Crush ×2)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Fighting Assist.png
Fighting
Field move:
(past)
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(Crush ×1)
Browser entry R-182/N-110
It attacks with punches.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush056Body.png Walking Speed: 1.97 seconds Base HP: 45
Base Attack: 69 Base Defense: 45 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW056.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Mankey, working for Venusaur, removed Chikorita from the Meadow Zone. He likes to jump around, so his favorite Attraction is Venusaur's Vine Swing!
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
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PokéPark Pad entry:
They are hot tempered and rowdy. Bisharp scolds them because they scatter flowers and crash into other Pokémon while acting up.
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Fighting
Attack Power: ★★★★

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Pokémon Shuffle
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Fighting
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#467
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Crowd Control
Increases damage when there are more Mankey in the puzzle area.


Pokémon GO
GO056.png Base Stamina: 120 Base Attack: 148 Base Defense: 82
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Mankey Candy 50
Fast Attacks: Karate Chop, Scratch
Charged Attacks: Cross Chop, Low Sweep, Brick Break

Evolution

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Unevolved
Mankey
 Fighting 
Rare Candy
Level 28
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First evolution
Primeape
 Fighting 
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Level up
after using Rage Fist 20 times
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Second evolution
Annihilape
 Fighting  Ghost 


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Sprites

Generation I
Red Blue Yellow Red Green
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Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
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Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
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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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Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee!
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Generation VIII
HOME
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056MSPE.png For other sprites and images, please see Mankey images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

Origin

Considering its pig-like nose, long tail, habitat, and overall personality, Mankey has much in common with baboons and snub-nosed monkeys. Mankey's color scheme and shaggy fur are also very similar to those of the Japanese macaque.

Name origin

Mankey may be a combination of man and monkey. It may also involve mad and cranky.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese マンキー Mankey From man and monkey
France Flag.png French Férosinge From féroce and singe
Spain Flag.png Spanish Mankey Same as English/Japanese name
Germany Flag.png German Menki From its English/Japanese name
Italy Flag.png Italian Mankey Same as English/Japanese name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 망키 Mankey Transcription of Japanese name
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 猴怪 Hóuguài From hóu and guài
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 猴怪 Hàuhgwaai From hàuh and gwaai


Related articles

External links

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