20px Although Mankey is usually calm, it does have a bad temper. Once Mankey begins to Thrash, stopping it is impossible. 20px
Dexter describing Mankey's temper in Primeape Goes Bananas.

Mankey is a Fighting-type Pokémon. It evolves into Primeape when enraged.


IL001: Pokémon, I Choose You!Edit

In the first episode, a group of Mankey watched Ash Ketchum get chased by a flock of Spearow.

Ash's PrimeapeEdit

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

Lisa's MankeyEdit

In the third Pokémon Movie, Spell of the Unown, a Trainer named Lisa used a Mankey to battle Ash.

Kiyo's MankeyEdit

In A Tyrogue Full of Trouble, a Primeape was causing problems for a small town along with a Mankey and a Tyrogue. A Trainer named Kiyo was able to capture the Tyrogue, and the Mankey and Primeape joined up with him.

Team Rocket's MankeyEdit

In Training Daze, a Mankey jointly under the ownership of Jessie and Jubei was used 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.


Mankey also appeared in The Kangaskhan Kid.

Mankey was one of the Yas Gym's Pokémon in Showdown at Dark City.

Mankey appeared in a picture in Pokémon Paparazzi.

Mankey was also one of the Pokémon captured at Butch and Cassidy's fake breeding center in The Breeding Center Secret.

Multiple Mankey were among the Pokémon seen at Professor Oak's Laboratory in Showdown at the Po-ké Corral.

A Mankey under the ownership of an unknown Trainer, appeared in Friends to the End, during the closing ceremonies of the Indigo League.

Mankey also appeared in Pallet Party Panic, at a party among other Pokémon.

A Mankey was among the Pokémon controlled by Cassidy and Butch in Pikachu Re-Volts.

Multiple pink Mankey resided on the Pinkan Island in In the Pink.

A Mankey, under the ownership of an unnamed Trainer, was treated by Nurse Joy in The Joy of Pokémon.

Multiple Mankey were part of an exhibition in Flower Power.

Two Hits and a Miss featured a Fighting-type dojo where one of the many Pokémon was a Mankey.

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

A Mankey was seen in the wild in The Legend of Thunder!.

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

A Mankey appeared in The Saffron Con as a Pokémon owned by a Coordinator.

It also had a minor appearance Pokémon Ranger and the Kidnapped Riolu! (Part One).

A Mankey appeared in A Rivalry to Gible On!.

Pokédex entriesEdit

20px Mankey, a Pig Monkey Pokémon of the Fighting-type. Known for its superior footwork, it packs a powerful punch. 20px
Dexter in Primeape Goes Bananas.

Game dataEdit

Pokédex entryEdit

20px An agile Pokémon that lives in trees. It angers easily and will not hesitate to attack anything. 20px
Pokédex Entry in Pokémon Yellow Version.


Routes 3, 4, 22, and 23.