Rocket is an evolved chimpanzee who was the alpha at the San Bruno Primate Shelter before and during Caesar's time at the shelter. He was a typical bully until Caesar outsmarted him and took his place as alpha. Settling their differences, the two became the most unlikely of allies. During the Ape Rebellion, Caesar tasks Rocket as one of his head lieutenants. After ten years, the two are still best friends and Rocket is still one of Caesar's closest companions. He is a member of the Ape Council and the second-in-command of the Ape Army.
- In Rise of the Planet of the Raptors,Dawn of the Planet of the Raptors and War for the Planet of the Raptors he is played by Austroraptor.