Castle Frightmare! is the fifth level in Ape Escape 2.

Description Edit

Castle Frightmare is a castle with a small graveyard out the front. Inside the mansion, it introduces more platforming such as jumping on chairs and dodging giant swinging bananas. There is also a secret area with chemicals and coffins.

Strategy Edit

This level introduces monkeys with armor. In order to catch them you must first break their armor with the Stun Club or Magic Punch.

Time Trial Edit

The time trial for this level requires you to catch 4 monkeys

Monkeys Edit

This level requires you to catch 8 monkeys the first time you play it

Arthur (Secret Monkey)


The Invisible Monkey (Secret Monkey)

Monk Quixote






Count Monkula




Enemies Introduced Edit

Skeleton Swine

Wax Owl


Trivia Edit

  • Many monkeys in this level are reference to literature.
    • Arthur is a reference to King Arthur of legend.
    • Virgil might be a reference to the poet Virgil.
    • The Invisible Monkey is a reference to The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells.
    • Monk Quixote is a reference to Don Quixote, both of which hate windmills.
    • Count Monkula is a reference to Dracula by Bram Stoker.
    • Hyde is a reference to Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.
    • Stein is a reference to Frankenstein by Mary Shelly.
  • Pierce's phrase says 'armor' instead of 'pants' in the NTSC Version.
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