Fennekin (Japanese: フォッコ Fokko) is the Fire-type Starter Pokémon in the unnamed sixth region from the Pokémon X and Pokémon Y Version.
- Since Dogs are domesticated descendants of foxes & wolves, Fennekin is based on one of the animals from the Chinese Zodiac.
- Fennekin is based on the from the Shara of North Africa Fennec Fox or Fex the Vulpes Zerda. The name Fennekin is also based on those animals.
- It is the sixth mammalian starter, the other five are Cyndaquil, Chimchar, Tepig, Oshawott, and Chespin.