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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Mankey

Mankey
Pig Monkey Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Mankey is a Fighting Type Pig Monkey Pokémon, with a 24.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Mankey can be found with Vital Spirit, Anger Point and Defiant as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Lonely Nature, based on 305 combined Base Stats.

National Dex Pokemon

Mankey Stats and Abilities

Based on Mankey Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Mankey Highest IV Stat is Attack 80 and the Lowest being Defense 35.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP40190284
D
Attack80148284
F
Defense3567185
F
Special Attack3567185
F
Special Defense4585207
E
Speed70130262
F
Total305
Mankey Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Lonely
+10% Attack
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Vital Spirit
Ability 1
Vital Spirit prevents the ability-bearer from falling asleep. This means that it also prevents the use of the move Rest.
Anger Point
Ability 2
Anger Point raises the ability-bearer's Attack to its maximum level - +6 stages or 4x usual power - when a move targeting it receives a critical hit.
Defiant
Hidden Ability
When its stats are lowered its Attack increases.

How To Evolve Mankey in BDSP

Mankey requires (Level 28) to evolve into Primeape.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Mankey
Level 28
Primeape

Where To Find Mankey in BDSP

Mankey has 5 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Primeape, within the Grassland Cave location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Route 226
100 - 20%
Mankey
Lv. 22
Route 226
20 - 5%
Primeape
Lv. 51-53
Route 225
100 - 20%
Mankey
Lv. 22
Route 225
20 - 5%
Primeape
Lv. 51
Sunlit Cavern
National
Mankey
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Primeape
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Mankey
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Primeape
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Mankey
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Primeape
Lv. 16-63
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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Mankey Weakness

Mankey is a Fighting Type pokemon. This will cause Mankey to take More Damage from Flying, Psychic, Fairy Type Moves, and Less Damage from Rock, Bug, Dark Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Psychic
Fairy
0.5x
Less Damage
Rock
Bug
Dark
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Mankey Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dragonite

What pokemon is Mankey Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Tyranitar
S
Darkrai
S
Regirock
A
Rhyperior
A
Aggron
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Best Moves Mankey in BDSP

Best Moveset for Mankey Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
29
Skull Bash
Physical
130
100 10 Raises Defense on first turn, attacks on second.
36
Close Combat
Physical
180
100 5 Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
47
Outrage
Physical
120
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
33
Thrash
Physical
120
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.

Best Moveset for Mankey TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
225
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM50
Overheat
Special
130
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM52
Focus Blast
Special
180
70 5 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM25
Thunder
Special
110
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Mankey Level Up Moves

List of Moves Mankey can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Covet
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Opponent's item is stolen by the user.
1
Scratch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

1
Low Kick
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
1
Focus Energy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
5
Fury Swipes
Power: 18
Acc: 80
PP: 15
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
8
Mud-Slap
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
12
Seismic Toss
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Inflicts damage equal to user's level.
15
Retaliate
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
19
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
22
Cross Chop
Power:
150
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
26
Assurance
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
29
Skull Bash
Power: 130
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Raises Defense on first turn, attacks on second.
33
Thrash
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
36
Close Combat
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
40
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
43
Stomping Tantrum
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. If the user's previous move has failed, the power of this move doubles.
47
Outrage
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
50
Final Gambit
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

Inflicts damage equal to the user's remaining HP. User faints.
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Mankey TM Moves

List of Moves Mankey can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power:
225
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM08
Bulk Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Raises user's Attack and Defense.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM12
Taunt
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM27
Low Sweep
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM31
Brick Break
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM50
Overheat
Power: 130
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM52
Focus Blast
Power:
180
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM66
Payback
Power: 50
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM84
Poison Jab
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM89
U-turn
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User switches out immediately after attacking.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Mankey Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Mankey can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Counter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

When hit by a Physical Attack, user strikes back with 2x power.
Reversal
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
Beat Up
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Each Pokémon in your party attacks.
Revenge
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power increases if user was hit first.
Close Combat
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
Encore
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Status

Forces opponent to keep using its last move for 3 turns.
Night Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
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