"Monkeys, apes, they all hold stuff with their feet, man! We're talking freaks of nature!"
― Ron Stoppable, Kim Possible

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

Also Called

  • Ape Manifestation/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Monkey Manifestation/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Primate Manifestation/Mimicry/Physiology
  • Simian Manifestation/Mimicry


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:


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

Known Users

See Also: Primate Index.


  • Simian Demons (Japanese/Chinese/Korean Mythology/Folklore)
  • Sun Wukong (Journey to the West)
  • Thoth (Egyptian Mythology)
  • Hanuman (Hindu Mythology)


  • The Monkey King (Guardians of Childhood)
  • The Librarian (Discworld)
  • Rebecca (Cirque du Freak)
  • Golden Monkey (His Dark Materials)
  • The Bandar Log (Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book)


  • Gorilla Grodd (DC Comics)
  • Congorilla (DC Comics)
  • Monsieur Mallah (DC Comics)
  • Detective Chimp (DC Comics)
  • Titano (DC Comics)
  • Ultra-Humanite (DC Comics)
  • Gorilla-Man/Ken Hale (Marvel Comics)
  • Gorilla-Man/Dr. Arthur Nagan (Marvel Comics)
  • Gorilla-Man/Franz Radzik (Marvel Comics)
  • M'Baku the Man-Ape (Marvel Comics)
  • Mandrill (Marvel Comics)
  • Hit-Monkey (Marvel Comics)
  • Cy-Gor (Image Comics)
  • Monkey Khan (Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Humanimalian simians (Extinctioners)
    • Eve Mahn
    • Warfare


  • Megaprimatus kong (King Kong)
    • King Kong
    • Kiko
    • Queen Kong
  • Konga (Konga)
  • Mighty Joe Young (Mighty Joe Young)
  • Ceasar (Rise of The Planet of The Apes)
  • Rafiki (The Lion King)
  • Scot Webster (The Monster and the Girl)
  • Julio Krallman (La Horripilante Bestia Humana/Night of the Bloody Apes)
  • Babi (Treasure Buddies)
  • Monk-E (Super Buddies)
  • Captain Gutt (Ice Age)
  • Anthropomorphic simians (Kung Fu Panda)
  • The Bandar Log (Disney's The Jungle Book/The Jungle Book 2016)
    • King Louie
  • Miss Edwards (Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children)
  • Peter (Jack The Giant Killer); temporarily


  • Sinister Simian (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)
  • Rumba Monkey (Power Rangers Dino Thunder)
  • Gorilla Tribe (Lego Legends of Chima)
  • Gorilla Legend Beast (Lego Legends of Chima)
  • Lazoons (Fireball Xl5)
    • Zoonie


  • Jerome Guizbatt (Bleach)
  • Monmon (Digimon)
  • Apemon (Digimon)
  • Gokuwmon (Digimon)
  • Makuramon (Digimon)
  • Saiyans (Dragon Ball)
  • Goku/Oozaru (Dragonball Evolution)
  • Enma the Monkey King (Naruto)
  • Son Gokū (Naruto)
  • Rōshi (Naruto); via Jinchūriki Forms
  • Blackback (One Piece)
  • Humandrils (One Piece)
  • Guardian ÄRM, Bumoru (Marchen Awakens Romance)
  • Darius (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
  • Mencue/Monk (Eto Rangers)
  • Acacia (Toriko); after consuming NEO


  • Mort (All Hail King Julien/Madagascar); 40% lemur
  • Monkey Fist (Kim Possible)
  • Mojo Jojo (The Powerpuff Girls)
  • Bobo Haha (Generator Rex)
  • Spidermonkey (Ben 10: Alien Force/Ultimate Alien)
  • Ultimate Spidermonkey (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien)
  • Momo (Avatar: The Last Airbender)
  • Maestre Grinto (Combo Ninos)
  • Dr. Tyler Rockwell (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2012 TV series)
  • Simians (My Gym Partner's a Monkey)
    • Jacob P. "Jake" Spidermonkey
    • Windsor Gorilla
  • I.R. Baboon (I Am Weasel)
  • Monkey (Dexter's Laboratory)
  • Simion (Dexter's Laboratory)
  • Madame Ape Face (Dynomutt, Dog Wonder)
  • Lazlo (Camp Lazlo)
  • Miss Simian (The Amazing World of Gumball)

Video Games

  • Specter (Ape Escape)
  • Monkeys (Star Fox)
    • Dash Bowman
    • Andrew Oikonny
    • Andross
    • Ruffian
  • Kongs (Donkey Kong)
  • Kornephores (Dino Crisis 3)
  • Fling Kong (Skylanders)
  • Grilla Drilla (Skylanders)
  • Man-Ape (Cheetahmen)
  • Winston (Overwatch)
  • Dr. M (Sly Cooper)
  • Anthropomorphic gorillas (Legend of Kay)
    • Shun
    • Bodyguard
  • 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)
  • Sun Wukong (RWBY)

Known Items

  • Monkey Staff/Monkey Spear (Xiaolin Showdown/Xiaolin Chronicles)