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Mountain Ape (山猿, Yamazaru) is the B-Class Rank 3 hero for the Hero Association. He is a member of the Blizzard Group.

Appearance Edit

Like the other members of the Blizzard Group, he wears the typical black suit of the organization. He is a very tall man. His distinguishing feature is his very big chin.

Plot Edit

Hero Association Saga Edit

Rumored Monster Arc Edit

He is present when Eyelashes explains the situation to Fubuki.

Human Monster SagaEdit

The Blizzard Group Arc Edit

Mountain Ape, along with Eyelashes, accompanies Fubuki to Saitama's place to convince him into joining her group. He and Eyelashes attempt to crush Saitama but are easily defeated.

Monster Raid Arc Edit

He attempts to aid his fellow members of the Blizzard Group in fighting Do-S[1], but fails and falls under Do-S' mind control.[2] He is later smashed into a wall by Tatsumaki along with other heroes.[3]

Appearances in Other MediaEdit

OmakesEdit

A New Wind Blows Edit

Mountain Ape makes his first appearance shouting in a blow horn, telling Banero to surrender. The Blizzard Group surround Banero in an alley way. After a short conversation with Eyelashes, the criminal decides to attack with a bundle of Molotov cocktails, but the Blizzard group is able to quickly subdue the criminal. The group then discuss how to split the credit. Eyelashes suggests that the newcomer should receive no credit as he didn't contribute in the fight.

During the fight against Demonic Fan, Fubuki and her underlings try to defeat the mysterious being but are easily beaten by it and are subsequently rescued by Fubuki's sister, Tatsumaki who takes her away after defeating the Fan.

Struggle of the Blizzard Group Edit

The Blizzard Group is in need of a new car. Fubuki suggests that there are plenty of flyers nearby and if they, the Blizzard Group, work together they should be able to earn 5 million, enough to buy a new car. The Blizzard Group begins on their part time jobs for a week, Mountain Ape decides to work a construction worker. They work tirelessly but only manage to earn 3.5 million. Like the others, he is shocked when Fubuki said she meant to go after criminals bounties for the money.

Abilities & Powers Edit

As a top ranking B-Class hero, it can be assumed that Mountain Ape is a fairly skilled combatant. Like his superiors he potentially has A-Class level strength.

Physical AbilitiesEdit

Enhanced Strength: Mountain Ape seemingly possesses great physical strength, which is shown, when he crushed a big rock with his bare hands.

Fighting StyleEdit

Hand-to-Hand Combatant: Mountain Ape fights with his bare hands, and doesn't seem to have any weapon with him.

  • Wild Switch (野性スイッチ, Yasei Suicchi): Mountain Ape seemingly increases his own physical strength through unknown means.

The following section contains Webcomic spoilers. You have been warned, manga-only readers.

Psychic Combatant: It is unknown if he truly possesses psychic powers, however, it is stated that Fubuki taught him and the rest of the Blizzard Group one psychic technique:

  • Psychic Binding (念動金縛り, Nen-dō Kanashibari): An ability used to suppress the power of another esper. He first used it on Tatsumaki with his comrades, but failed miserably.

Major BattlesEdit

Participants Chapter(s) Episode(s) Result
Mountain Ape, Fubuki and Eyelashes vs. Saitama 41, 42 14 Interrupted

Trivia Edit

  • His name while literally translated as Mountain Ape can also mean "country bumpkin, boor".

ReferencesEdit

  1. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 61, page 8
  2. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 64, page 26-34
  3. One-Punch Man Manga; Chapter 65, page 19-22

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