As a result, he is given a circlet known as the Monkey Miraculous, which when worn grant Kim the ability to transform into King Monkey, his superhero alias.
As the holder of a Miraculous, Kim is assisted by a small brown creature resembling a monkey called Xuppu who is a magical being known as a Kwami. As King Monkey, Kim's signature ability is jubilation.
Power disruption: his special power, Uproar, allows him to mess up other peoples' powers by summoning a toy with his stick.
Nigh-invulnerability: while transformed, he is also invulnerable to almost any injury.
As Dark Cupid
Flight: he has a pair of wings that allow him to fly.
Hate inducement: his arrows can make people feel hatred for others.
Running speed: Kim can run fast enough against Alix's rollerblades. However, he could not beat her.
Swimming: he also swims at the pool.
Archery: while he was akumatized, Dark Cupid was a skilled marksman in archery.