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Note: Due to LEGO Monkie Kid not being a direct representation to Journey to the West,[1] this article will be primarily about Macaque's appearance within LEGO Monkie Kid. For information about him in Journey to the West, click here.
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“Come on! Show me the real Sun Wukong! The old you would have leveled this whole mountain range to stop me. But you're scared of hurting some kid? Pathetic!”
— Macaque

Macaque (short for Six Eared Macaque) is one of the many Demons that the Monkey King once fought. ​


Monkie Kid: A Hero is Born

When MK arrived at a temple in Flower Fruit Mountain, he saw an illustration of Macaque and the Monkey King's other adversaries.

Not much else is known about Macaque except that he is the Monkey King's evil counterpart who fought him in the past. ​


MK believes that he is getting nowhere with his training under the Monkey King and trains under Macaque, not knowing his true intentions. Leading MK on a path to darkness, Macaque tricks MK and succeeds in stealing the power of the Monkey King from him, absorbing it and increasing his power. After a furious battle with the Monkey King, Macaque is defeated by MK, who regains his power. ​


Macaque, befitting his dark appearance and abilities, is a shady individual. He will try to gain the trust of others with promises of power, only to betray them to suit his own ends. As shown during his talk while training MK, he is an aggressive fighter who thinks that people with power should fight without mercy. Macaque, being a rival of the Monkey King, has a desire for power, and seeks to gain the Monkey King's power to become the new Monkey King. Despite his antangonistic relationship with the Monkey King, Macaque seem to respect his strength, demanding him to show the "real" Sun Wukong in battle, and claiming the fact that he would hold back his strength on a kid to be pathetic. ​



Being the Monkey King's evil counterpart, Macaque resembles the Monkey King. However, he bears dark fur covering his body and tail. He also has crimson shading across his dark yellow eyes and thick black eyebrows.


Macaque's clothing consists of a brown, yellow and black gi with a black sash around the waist, and red cape.


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Main article: Macaque's staff

Macaque wields a dark purple staff that resembles Monkey King's staff, but features spikes in both ends. ​


Macaque is a powerful spiritual primate much like the Monkey King and possesses all of his powers and abilities to match him a fight.

  • Immortality - Macaque is ageless and immortal, able to live out the centuries and become known in the current times.
  • Immense Physical Attributes - Macaque possesses incredible physical abilities rivaling those of the Monkey King. He yields immense speed, strength, agility and reflexes to take Monkey King in a one on one fight.
  • Immense Combat Skills - Macaque is one of the greatest fighter of the series. His skills in hand-to-hand combat make him a dangerous opponent for figures as powerful as the Monkey King.
    • Staff Proficiency - Macaque's skill with his dark energy staff match those of the Monkey King's.
  • Dark Chi Manipulation - Macaque appears to control a form of dark Chi energy. He can use this power to strengthen his physical attacks.
    • Shadow Manipulation - With his dark Chi, Macaque can manipulate his own shadow to create shadow clones to mimic the Monkey King's replication ability.
  • Smoke Generation - Macaque can create a massive avatar of his image known as a Smoke Monster.
  • Shapeshifting - Similar to the Monkey King, Macaque can shapeshift into one of his 72 forms.
    • Known Forms:
      • Eagle
      • Wolf



  • Monkey King - The Monkey King is one of Macaque's enemies. Unlike other demons, Macaque wants to be like Monkey King, but only because he intends to take his place. During their battle, Macaque wanted Monkey King to show his real self, claiming that he would lift an entire mountain just to stop him, but wouldn't due to MK.
  • MK - When Macaque first met MK, he immediately recognized him as the Monkey King's successor. When MK asked Macaque to train him so he can become better, he gladly accepted. Unbeknownst to MK, Macaque only agreed because he wanted to turn MK evil. However, when he did, instead of convincing MK to join him, he would instead steal his powers so he can take Monkey King's place.



In Journey to the West

  • In Journey to the West, he is called the "Six Eared Macaque". However, in LEGO Monkie Kid, he is commonly known as "Macaque" while Six Eared Macaque is his full name.



In LEGO Monkie Kid


Monkie Kid: A Hero is Born

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MK's team Mei · MK · Pigsy · Sandy · Tang


Individuals: Demon Accountant · Demon Bull King · Huntsman · Jin · Lady Bone Demon · Macaque · Princess Iron Fan · Red Son · Rhino King · Smoke Monster · Spider Queen · Spindrax · Strong Spider · Syntax · Yin
Groups: Demon Bull Family · Gold and Silver Demons · Spider Demons
Bull Clones Bob · General Ironclad · Growl · Grunt · Roar · Snort
Dragon Family Dragon of the West · Mei · Mr. Dragon · Mrs. Dragon · White Dragon Horse
MK Clones Backup Clone · Deliverly Clone · Painter Clone · Party Clone
Calabash Individuals: Mei · Mo · Monkey King · Pigsy · Sandy · Tang
Groups: Demon Bull Family · MK's team
Other Characters Dragon of the East · Guardians of Knowledge · Guanyin · Lady Bone Demon's hostess · Lao Tzu · Lion Guardians · Mayor · Minor Characters (Humans · Non-canon · Non-Humans · Unnamed · Unseen) · MK's Lion Guardian · Mo · Monkey King · Monkeys · Pigsy's rival · Robotic spiders · Sandy's therapy cats · Sha Wujing · Shoe Store Assistant · Speedy Panda drivers · Tang Sanzeng · Zhu Ganglie
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