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Type(s)
Type Fighting  
Species Pig Monkey Pokémon
Abilities Vital Spirit
Anger Point
Defiant (DW)
Pokédex
Golduck ← 056 → Primeape
Kanto 056 Johto 134/136
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Primeape
Mankey
056
マンキー Mankii
056Mankey
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
056057
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
61.7 lbs. 28.0 kg 1'08" 0.5 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Brown Field
Shape Footprint
F056
Cry

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

Biology

Physiology

Mankey is a small, monkey like Pokémon which also is like a pig. They are a mostly tan in color, with a round body, long limbs and a tail. They have a pig nose due to it being the Pig Monkey species. Mankey are also renowned for their pointy ears and medium length fur. They have triangular eyes with a red iris, this clearly represents the anger this Pokémon is known for.
Mankey BW

Mankey's animated sprite

Special abilities

Mankey can have the abilities Vital Spirit or Anger Point. Vital Spirit allows Mankey to be immune to sleeping. Anger Point raises Mankey's Attack when it is hit by a critical hit. Mankey are very easy to anger.

Evolution

Mankey evolves into Primeape at level 28.

Game info

Game locations

Mankey Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Route 5-8 (Red only) Common
Yellow Route 3, 4, 22, 23 Uncommon
Gold/Silver Route 9, 42 (Gold only) Common
Crystal Trade None
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/LeafGreen Route 3, 4, 22, 23, Rock Tunnel Common
Diamond/Pearl Route 225, 226 (PokéRadar) Rare
Platinum Route 225, 226 (PokéRadar) Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 9, 42 (HeartGold only) Common
Black/White Route 15 Swarm


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Extremely quick to anger. It could be docile one moment then thrashing away the next instant.
Yellow
An agile Pokémon that lives in trees. It angers easily and will not hesitate to attack anything.
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.
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
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.
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.
Diamond
Mankey lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged the whole colony rampages for no reason.
Pearl
It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
Platinum
It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
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.
Black
It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
White
It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
Black 2
It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
White 2
It lives in treetop colonies. If one becomes enraged, the whole colony rampages for no reason.
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
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.


Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Covet 60 100% 25 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
Low Kick 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 0
Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 0
9 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 0
13 Karate Chop 50 100% 25 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
17 Seismic Toss 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
21 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
25 Assurance 60 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Smart 0
33 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
37 Cross Chop 100 80% 5 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
41 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
45 Punishment 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Cool ♥♥
49 Close Combat 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
53 Final Gambit 100% 5 Fighting Special Type Tough ♥♥♥♥
♥♥♥♥
0

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Covet 60 100% 25 Normal Physical
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
Low Kick 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Leer 100% 30 Normal Status
Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status
9 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical
13 Karate Chop 50 100% 25 Fighting Physical
17 Seismic Toss 100% 20 Fighting Physical
21 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status
25 Assurance 60 100% 10 Dark Physical
33 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
37 Cross Chop 100 80% 5 Fighting Physical
41 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical
45 Punishment 100% 5 Dark Physical
49 Close Combat 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical
53 Final Gambit 100% 5 Fighting Special

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation IV
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
Covet 60 100% 25 Normal Physical Type Cute 0
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
Low Kick 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
Leer 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Status Type Cool 0
9 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥
13 Karate Chop 50 100% 25 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
17 Seismic Toss 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
21 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status Type Smart ♥♥
25 Assurance 60 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
33 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
37 Cross Chop 100 80% 5 Fighting Physical Type Cool ♥♥
41 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥
45 Punishment 100% 5 Dark Physical Type Smart
49 Close Combat 120 100% 5 Fighting Physical Type Smart ♥♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation III
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
Leer 100% 30 Normal Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
9 Low Kick 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough ♥♥♥♥
15 Karate Chop 50 100% 25 Fighting Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
21 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Type Tough ♥♥
27 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal Type Cool ♥♥♥
33 Seismic Toss 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough ♥♥
39 Cross Chop 100 80% 5 Fighting Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
45 Screech 85% 40 Normal Type Smart ♥♥♥
51 Thrash 90 100% 10 Normal Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ ♥♥♥♥

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation II
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal
Leer 100% 30 Normal
9 Low Kick 100% 20 Fighting
15 Karate Chop 50 100% 25 Fighting
21 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal
27 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal
33 Seismic Toss 100% 20 Fighting
39 Cross Chop 100 80% 5 Fighting
45 Screech 85% 40 Normal
51 Thrash 90 100% 10 Normal

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation I
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal
Leer 100% 30 Normal
9 Low Kick 100% 20 Fighting
15 Karate Chop 50 100% 25 Fighting
21 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal
27 Focus Energy —% 30 Normal
33 Seismic Toss 100% 20 Fighting
45 Screech 85% 40 Normal
39 Thrash 90 100% 10 Normal

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 056 front Y 056 front GR 056 front
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 056 front S 056 front C 056 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 056 front E 056 front FRLG 056 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 056 front DP 056 front HGSS 056 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Mankey BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Mankey XY

Appearances

Anime

Main article: Ash's Primeape

In the anime, a Mankey stole Ash's trademark cap. After James kicked it, the Mankey soon evolved into a Primeape which Ash then caught after subduing it with rage from his Charmander.

Gallery

Trivia

Sources


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