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Infernape

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Fire
Fighting
Infernape
(ゴウカザル Goukazaru)
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Flame Pokémon Pokémon
Pokédex
National
392
Sinnoh
Unova
Kalos
Alola
Ability Gender
Blaze
Iron Fist (Dream World)
12.5% ♀/87.5% ♂
Pokédex color Egg groups
Brown Unknown
Weight Height
121.3 lbs. ??? 3'11" ???
Body style Footprint
BodyUnknown.png F392.png
Cry
Azurilland Pokédex
HP Attack Defense
76 104 71
Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
104 71 108
Total
534

[[Category:Brown Pokémon]]


Infernape (Japanese: ゴウカザル Goukazaru) is the Fire/Fighting-type Starter Pokémon of the Sinnoh region, evolved from Monferno and Chimchar.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Infernape recieved its name from the words "Inferno" which means fire and "Ape" which means tailless monkey even though Infernape has one. Its Japanese name Goukazaru (ゴウカザル) is reference to the Japanese name of Sun Wukong, the Monkey King (whom this Pokémon is based on) from "Journey To The West", Son Gokū.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

An Infernape.

Infernape is a brown and white ape-like Pokémon with flames sprouting from its head. It has several gold plates that cover its body on its shoulders, wrists, knees, and chest. Infernape's arms, legs, and tail are a dark brown color while its upper body, forelegs, and head are white. It is the fastest starter of the Sinnoh starters last evolutions. It has brown ears but inside it's blue. Its feet are white but the toes are blue.

Special Abilities[edit | edit source]

Infernape have the ability Blaze which ups its attack to 150% when its HP is at 30% or lower.

Infernape use a combat style that utilizes all four of its limbs, similar to the Muay Thai fighting style.

In the Anime[edit | edit source]

Infernape first made an appearance in the Pokémon movie The Rise of Darkrai. Ash's Monferno evolved into an Infernape in the episode "Fighting Ire with Fire!" of the Pokémon Diamond and Pearl anime.

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In the Manga[edit | edit source]

Pokemon Adventures[edit | edit source]

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Infernape in the Pokémon Adventures Manga.

In the Pokémon Adventures Manga, Pearl owns an Infernape.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

Infernape is the evolved form of Monferno as of level 36. And is the final Evolution of Chimchar

Game Info[edit | edit source]

Infernape first appeared in the Generation IV games. It is the final stage of the Starter Pokémon Chimchar, and the evolved form of Monferno. It will evolve from a Monferno at level 36.

Locations[edit | edit source]

Version(s) Location
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Monferno
Platinum Evolve Monferno
HeartGold/SoulSilver Trade

Side Game Locations[edit | edit source]

Game(s) Location
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Dark Crater Pit (B6F-B14F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Volcano Cave
Pokémon Rumble Fiery Furnace


Pokédex Entries[edit | edit source]

Generations I - III
Infernape did not appear during the Generation I - III games.
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
It tosses its enemies around with agility. It uses all its limbs to fight in its own unique style.
Black
It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feet. It will take on any opponent.
White
It uses unique fighting moves with fire on its hands and feeet. It will take on any opponent.
Black 2
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White 2
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Y
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Omega Ruby
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Alpha Sapphire
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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Infernape shares the same species as four other Pokémon as a Flame Pokémon.
  • Infernape is the shortest of all the final form starter Pokémon, at 3 ft. 11 in.
  • Infernape is loosely based on the character Son Gokū (hence its Japanese name "Goukazaru"), the "Monkey King"
  • Infernape is the only fully evolved Sinnoh Starter not to have a unique type combination, as Torterra has Grass/Ground type, while Empoleon has Water/Steel type. It shares its type with Blaziken and Emboar. It is also the only fully evolved Sinnoh starter not to be immune to Sandstorm, as Torterra is part Ground, while Empoleon is part Steel. It is also the only fully evolved Sinnoh starter not to have an immunity, as Torterra is immune to Electric attacks, while Empoleon is immune to Poison attacks.
  • Despite its HeartGold and SoulSilver entry implies, Infernape cannot learn Agility.
Infernape Plush Toy

References[edit source]