"Monkeys, apes, they all hold stuff with their feet, man! We're talking freaks of nature!"
― Ron Stoppable (Kim Possible)
"Do you not know me, human? Often before we have fought and you defeated me. But today I have raised an army. An army of little brothers and they long to meet with you. Do you not know me? I am Grodd. "
― Gorilla Grodd to Wally West/The Flash (DC Comics)

The power to use the abilities of primates. Variation of Mammalian Physiology.

Also Called

  • Ape Body/Form/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Monkey Body/Form/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Primate Body/Form/Mimicry
  • Simian Body/Form/Mimicry/Physiology


User with this ability either is or can mimic/transform into primates and simians, including lemurs, the Old World monkeys and apes, and the New World monkeys.



Extinct simians:

Mythical simians:


Primates are associated with a great number of mystical and supernatural abilities and connections in mythology and folklore, this user with this power may have access to: Adoptive Muscle Memory, Enhanced/Supernatural/Absolute Combat, Knowledge Replication, Trickster, Reactive Attribute Enhancement

Known Users

See Also: Primate Index.


  • Thoth (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Hanuman (Hindu Mythology)
  • Vanara (Hindu Mythology)
  • Simian Demons (Japanese/Chinese/Korean Mythology/Folklore)


  • Rebecca (Cirque du Freak)
  • The Librarian (Discworld)
  • The Monkey King (Guardians of Childhood)
  • Golden Monkey (His Dark Materials)
  • Sun Wukong (Journey to the West)
  • The Bandar Log (The Jungle Book)
  • Kakuen (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Yeti (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Tarzan (Tarzan)



  • Anthropomorphic monkeys (Spark a Space Tail)
  • Anthropomorphic simians (The Adventures of the American Rabbit)
    • Ping Pong
  • Goku/Oozaru (Dragonball Evolution)
  • Captain Gutt (Ice Age)
  • Peter (Jack The Giant Killer); temporarily
  • The Bandar Log (The Jungle Book 1967/The Jungle Book 2016)
    • King Louie
  • Konga (Konga)
  • Megaprimatus kong (King Kong)
    • King Kong
    • Kiko
    • Queen Kong
  • Anthropomorphic simians (Kung Fu Panda)
  • Julio Krallman (La Horripilante Bestia Humana/Night of the Bloody Apes)
  • Rafiki (The Lion King)
  • Mighty Joe Young (Mighty Joe Young)
  • Miss Edwards (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children)
  • Monkeybone (Monkeybone)
  • Scot Webster (The Monster and the Girl)
  • Evolved Apes (Rise of The Planet of The Apes)
  • Monk-E (Super Buddies)
  • Babi (Treasure Buddies)
  • The Missing Link (Monsters vs Aliens)
  • Monkey Ghosts (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives)
    • Boonsong; via having sex with one

Live Television

  • Vixens (Arrowverse/DC Comics)
    • Amaya Jiwe
    • Mari McCabe
    • Kuasa
  • Nora Darhk (Arrowverse/DC Comicss)
  • Keel (Buster Keel)
  • Luther Hargreeves (The Umbrella Academy)
  • Pogo (The Umbrella Academy)
  • Lazoons (Fireball Xl5)
    • Zoonie
  • Sam (Five Minutes More)
  • Gorilla Tribe (Lego Legends of Chima)
  • Gorilla Legend Beast (Lego Legends of Chima)
  • Sinister Simian (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)
  • Rumba Monkey (Power Rangers Dino Thunder)
  • Camilla (What Now)


  • Beast Titan (Attack on Titan); as used by Zeke Yeager
  • Jerome Guizbatt (Bleach)
  • Monmon (Digimon)
  • Gokuwmon (Digimon)
  • Apemon (Digimon)
  • Makuramon (Digimon)
  • Etemon (Digimon)
  • KingEtemon (Digimon)
  • MetalEtemon (Digimon)
  • Targetmon (Digimon)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball series)
  • Mencue/Monk (Eto Rangers)
  • Darius (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Bikou (Highschool DxD)
  • Sun Wukong (Highschool DxD)
  • Tata (Jewelpet series)
  • Purinki (Jewelpet series)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Bumoru (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Enma the Monkey King (Naruto)
  • Son Gokū (Naruto)
  • Rōshi (Naruto); via Jinchūriki Forms
  • Blackback (One Piece)
  • Humandrills (One Piece)
  • Kakuens (Monster Girl Encyclopedia)
  • Goku (Secret Journey)
  • Pudding Fong/Cure Pudding (Tokyo Mew Mew)
  • Acacia (Toriko); after consuming NEO
  • Forever (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part III: Stardust Crusaders)
  • Metarex Kingape (Sonic X)


  • Anthropomorphic primates (Almost Naked Animals)
  • Miss Simian (The Amazing World of Gumball)
  • Momo (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Charlie (Bananas in Pyjamas reboot)
  • Grimian (Battle Force 5)
  • Arachnichimps/Evolved Arachnichimps (Ben 10 series)
    • Spidermonkey/Ultimate Spidermonkey
  • Lazlo (Camp Lazlo)
  • Simian* Maestre Grinto (Combo Ninos)
  • Beast Boy (Young Justice/DC Comics)
  • Monkey (Dexter's Laboratory)
  • Simion (Dexter's Laboratory)
  • Simians (Dora the Explorer/Go, Diego, Go!)
    • Boots
    • Bobo Brothers
  • Madame Ape Face (Dynomutt, Dog Wonder)
  • Bobo Haha (Generator Rex)
  • I.R. Baboon (I Am Weasel)
  • Tomato (Iggy Arbuckle)
  • Stoke (Iggy Arbuckle)
  • Monkey Fist/Monty Fiske (Kim Possible)
  • Hugo/Scarlemagne (Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts)
  • Song Oak (Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts)
  • Gerard (Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts)
  • Mort (Madagascar/All Hail King Julien); 40% lemur
  • Dr. Tao (Miniforce)
  • Primates (My Gym Partner's a Monkey)
    • Jake Spidermonkey
    • Windsor Gorilla
  • Munki-Gu (PJ Masks)
  • Terd (Pororo the Little Penguin)
  • Mojo Jojo (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Oscar (The Save-Ums!)
  • Tina (The Save-Ums!)
  • Dr. Tyler Rockwell (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series)
  • Yojojo (Waybuloo)
  • Rangatang (Wide Eye)
  • Primates (Littlest Pet Shop)
  • Playful Heart Monkey (Care Bears)

Video Games

  • Monkeys (Animal Jam)
    • Graham
  • Specter (Ape Escape)
  • Monkeys (Bloons)
  • Doctor Silverback (Champions Universe)
  • Man-Ape (Cheetahmen)
  • Monkeys (Crypt of the NecroDancer)
  • Kornephores (Dino Crisis 3)
  • Kongs (Donkey Kong)
  • Shimon Vastaya (League of Legends)
  • Anthropomorphic gorillas (Legend of Kay)
    • Shun
    • Bodyguard
  • Winston (Overwatch)
  • Mankey and Primeape (Pokémon)
  • Aipom and Ambipom (Pokémon)
  • Chimchar, Monferno, and Infernape (Pokémon)
  • Pansage and Simisage (Pokémon)
  • Pansear and Simisear (Pokémon)
  • Panpour and Simipour (Pokémon)
  • Oranguru (Pokémon)
  • Passimian (Pokémon)
  • Grookey, Thwackey, and Rillaboom (Pokémon)
  • Zarude (Pokémon)
  • George (Rampage)
  • Folding Screen Monkeys (Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice)
    • "See No Evil" Monkey
    • "Hear No Evil" Monkey
    • "Speak No Evil" Monkey
    • "Do No Evil" Monkey
  • Guardian Ape/Headless Ape (Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice)
  • Sunken Valley Monkeys (Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice)
  • Fling Kong (Skylanders)
  • Grilla Drilla (Skylanders)
  • Dr. M (Sly Cooper)
  • Hun Batz (SMITE)
  • Sun Wukong (SMITE)
  • Monkeys (Star Fox)
    • Dash Bowman
    • Andrew Oikonny
    • Andross
    • Ruffian
  • Hozens (Warcraft)
  • Konsaru (Yo-Kai Watch)
  • Badnik robot monkeys (Sonic the Hedgehog)

Tabletop Games

  • Girallons (Dungeons & Dragons)
  • The Jammers (Feng Shui)
  • Vanarans (Pathfinder)
  • Charau-ka (Pathfinder)
  • Ruthazek the Gorilla King (Pathfinder)
  • Angazhani (Pathfinder)
  • Ape-Boys (Rifts)
  • Jokaero (Warhammer 40,000)

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