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Dark Jake as he appears in Million Monkeys.

Dark Jake Customization Menu

Dark Jake on the customization screen in Million Monkeys

Dark Jake, known in Japan as Dark Hiroki (ダークヒロキ) is an evil version of Jake when he is controlled by the power of the disk. He is voiced by Derek Stephen Prince in Ape Escape: Pumped & Primed.


Dark Jake P&P Cutscene Pic

Dark Jake in a Cutscene from Pumped & Primed

His appearance is similar to Jake, but is almost completely black with blue markings on him.


Dark Jake is much more crueler than Jake when under the control of Specter.


Dark Jake's Defeat in Pumped & Primed

Dark Jake's Defeat in Pumped & Primed

Ape Escape: Pumped & Primed[]

The Birth of Dark Jake[]

Dark Jake was created after the Mystery Man captured Jake and exposed him to the power of the disk. Spike and co. defeated him, turning him back to normal.

Dark Jake P&P Special Pic

Dark Jake using his special during his boss fight in Pumped and Primed

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Dark Jake's victory screen from Million Monkeys

If you collect all the presents for one character, he becomes playable in VS mode only. He has stronger attack power than all the other characters, and like his normal form, he has a cloned moveset to Spike.

Ape Escape: Million Monkeys[]

Hi-Tech Tournament[]

Somehow, Dark Jake appears in Million Monkeys in the Hi-Tech Tournament, despite being the same person as Jake.

Dark Jake P&P Boss Fight Pic

Dark Jake's Boss Fight in Pumped & Primed


  • In Pumped & Primed, he is also called Black Jake (Black Hiroki (ブラックヒロキ) in Japan).
Ape Escape Franchise
Main Games Ape Escape ( On the Loose )  · Ape Escape 2  · Ape Escape 3
Spin-offs Ape Escape 2001  · Ape Escape Million Monkeys  · Saru Get You: Pipo Saru Racer  · Ape Escape SaruSaru Big Mission  · Ape Quest
Party games Ape Escape: Pumped & Primed  · EyeToy: Monkey Mania  · Ape Academy  · Ape Academy 2  · Ape Escape Move
Soundtracks Ape Escape Originape  · Ape Escape 3 Originape  · Ape Escape: Pumped & Primed ~Sound Tracks!!~
Other Media Anime  · Cartoon  · Shorts  · Comics  · Manga  · Cameos
Gameplay Chips  · Cookies  · Glitches  · Grid Core  · Peak Point Helmet  · Shirts  · Specter Coins
Minigames Galaxy Monkey  · Ski Kidz Racing  · Specter Boxing  · Ape Ping Pong  · Jake Attacks

Dance Monkey Dance  · Monkey Climber  · Monkey Soccer
Mesal Gear Solid  · Super Monkey Throw Stadium  · Ultim-ape Fighter!

Protagonists Spike  · Jimmy  · Kei  · Yumi  · Professor  · Casi  · Natalie  · Helga  · Aki  · Pipotchi  · Pipo Snake
Antagonists Specter (Dark Specter)  · Jake (Dark Jake) · Doctor Tomoki  · Monkeys  · Monkey Five ( Blue  · Pink  · Red  · White  · Yellow )  · Pipotrons (Pipotron J)  · Virus Casi
Enemies Ape Escape Enemies  · Ape Escape 2 Enemies  · Teleborgs
Gadgets Ape Vacuum  · Bananarang  · Banannerizer  · Dash Hoop  · Electro Magnet  · Magic Punch  · Monkey Radar  · R.C. Car  · Sky Flyer  · Slingback Shooter  · Smasher  · Stun Club  · Time Net  · Water Cannon  · Water Net
Vehicles Boat  · Pipobot  · Robot  · Snowmobile  · Sports Car  · Submarine  · Tank
ApeEscapeTemplate ApeEscapeOTLTemplate
Characters Casi  · Jake  · Natalie  · Professor  · Specter  · Spike
Gadgets Dash Hoop  · Magic Punch  · Monkey Radar  · R.C. Car  · Sky Flyer  · Slingback Shooter  · Stun Club  · Time Net  · Water Net
Levels (/ Apes/ Enemies)
Hub World
Time Station
Prehistoric Era/ The Lost Land Fossil Field  · Primordial Ooze  · Molten Lava
Cenozoic Era/ Mysterious Age Thick Jungle  · Dark Ruins  · Cryptic Relics
Dimension/Dimension X Stadium Attack
Primitive Age/Oceana Crabby beach  · Coral Cave  · Dexter's Island
Ice age/New Freezeland Snowy Mammoth  · Frosty Retreat  · Hot Springs
Dimension/Dimension X Gladiator Attack
Recent Past/Medieval Mayhem Sushi Temple  · Wabi Sabi Wall  · Crumbling Castle
Present-Day/Futurama City Park  · Specter's Factory  · TV Tower
Present-Day 2/Specter Land Monkey Madness
Dimension/Dimension X Peak Point Matrix