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|image=038Ninetales.png
 
|image=038Ninetales.png
 
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|dexhoenn = 154
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|sdef=100
 
|spd=100
 
|total=505
 
 
|species=Fox Pokémon
 
|species=Fox Pokémon
|type={{type|Fire}}
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|body=08
|height=<span class="explain" title="1.1 m">3'07"<span>
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|egg1=Ground
|weight=<span class="explain" title="19.9kg">43.9 lbs.</span>
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|type=Fire
|ability=[[Flash Fire]]<br>[[Drought]] ([[Dream World]])
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|imheight=3'07"
|color=<span style="color:yellow;">'''Yellow'''</span>
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|metheight=1.1 m
|gender=<span class="female">75% ♀</span>/<span class="male">25% ♂</span>
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|imweight=43.9 lbs
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|ability=[[Flash Fire]]
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|evo=[[File:037.gif|Is not evolved.|link=Vulpix]][[File:038.gif|Evolves from Vulpix. Use Fire Stone.|link=]]
 
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'''Ninetales''' (Japanese: '''キュウコン''' ''Kyuukon'') is a {{type|Fire}}-type [[Pokémon]] who evolves from [[Vulpix]].
 
'''Ninetales''' (Japanese: '''キュウコン''' ''Kyuukon'') is a {{type|Fire}}-type [[Pokémon]] who evolves from [[Vulpix]].
   
==Appearance==
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
 
[[File:Ninetales.jpg|thumb|Dream World Ninetales]]
 
[[File:Ninetales.jpg|thumb|Dream World Ninetales]]
 
Ninetales is a fox-like Pokémon that have nine tails, hence its name. Resembling the nine-tailed fox kitsune, they are mainly covered in a light, yellowish-cream-colored fur, while the tips of their nine tails are orange. On top of their head is a large tuft of hair, similar to its pre-evolved form though much more unruly.
 
Ninetales is a fox-like Pokémon that have nine tails, hence its name. Resembling the nine-tailed fox kitsune, they are mainly covered in a light, yellowish-cream-colored fur, while the tips of their nine tails are orange. On top of their head is a large tuft of hair, similar to its pre-evolved form though much more unruly.
   
Additionally, there are no gender differences between male and female Ninetales. The [[shiny Pokémon|shiny]] version of Ninetales have silver-gray fur instead of its usual light cream fur, and its tails are tipped in blue.
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Additionally, there are no gender differences between male and female Ninetales. The [[shiny Pokémon|shiny]] version of Ninetales has silver-gray fur instead of its usual light cream fur, and its tail is tipped in blue.
   
==Special abilities==
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===Special abilities===
All Ninetales have the [[ability]] [[Flash Fire]], which powers up its Fire-type moves if it is hit by a fire-type attack. It also keeps it from getting damaged by fire attacks.
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All Ninetales have the [[ability]] [[Flash Fire]], which powers up its Fire-type moves if it is hit by a fire-type attack. It also keeps it from getting damaged by fire attacks. This does not apply to Dream World Ninetails, who instead possess the ability [[Drought]], creating a permanent Sunny effect for the duration of the battle or until another weather-altering move or ability is used.
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
'''Ninetales''' is the evolved form of [[Vulpix]], who evolves into Ninetales by the use of a [[Fire Stone]].
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'''Ninetales''' is the [[Evolution|evolved]] form of [[Vulpix]], who evolves into Ninetales by the use of a [[Fire Stone]].
   
 
==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
{{Game Locations|
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{{Game Locations
backcolor={{Fire}}|
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|backcolor={{Fire}}
pokemon=Ninetales|
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|redblue=Evolve [[Vulpix]] (Blue only)
redblue=Evolve [[Vulpix]] (Blue only)|
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|rbrarity=None
rbrarity=None|
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|yellow=Evolve [[Vulpix]]
yellow=Evolve [[Vulpix]]|
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|yrarity=None
yrarity=None|
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|goldsilver=Evolve [[Vulpix]] (Silver only)
goldsilver=Evolve [[Vulpix]] (Silver only)|
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|gsrarity=None
gsrarity=None|
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|crystal=[[Trade]]
crystal=[[Trade]]|
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|crarity=None
crarity=None|
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|rubysapphire=Evolve [[Vulpix]]
rubysapphire=Evolve [[Vulpix]]|
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|rsrarity=None
rsrarity=None|
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|emerald=Evolve [[Vulpix]]
emerald=Evolve [[Vulpix]]|
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|erarity=None
erarity=None|
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|fireredleafgreen=Evolve [[Vulpix]] (LeafGreen only)
fireredleafgreen=Evolve [[Vulpix]] (LeafGreen only)|
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|frlgrarity=None
frlgrarity=None|
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|diamondpearl=Evolve [[Vulpix]]
diamondpearl=Evolve [[Vulpix]]|
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|dprarity=None
dprarity=None|
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|platinum=Evolve [[Vulpix]]
platinum=Evolve [[Vulpix]]|
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|ptrarity=None
ptrarity=None|
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|heartgoldsoulsilver=Evolve [[Vulpix]] (SoulSilver only)
heartgoldsoulsilver=Evolve [[Vulpix]] (SoulSilver only)|
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|hgssrarity=None
hgssrarity=None|
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|blackwhite=[[Abundant Shrine]]
blackwhite=[[Abundant Shrine]]|
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|bwrarity=Rare
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===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex|
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{{Pokédexentries
backcolor={{Fire}}|
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|backcolor={{Fire}}
redblue=Very smart and very vengeful. Grabbing one of its many tails could result in a 1000-year curse.|
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|gen=I
yellow=According to an enduring legend, 9 noble saints were united and reincarnated as this Pokémon.|
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|redblue=Very smart and very vengeful. Grabbing one of its many tails could result in a 1000-year curse.
gold=Some legends claim that each of its nine tails has its own unique type of special mystic power.|
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|yellow=According to an enduring legend, 9 noble saints were united and reincarnated as this Pokémon.
silver=Its nine beautiful tails are filled with a wondrous energy that could keep it alive for 1,000 years.|
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|gold=Some legends claim that each of its nine tails has its own unique type of special mystic power.
crystal=It is said to live a thousand years, and each of its tails is loaded with supernatural powers.|
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|silver=Its nine beautiful tails are filled with a wondrous energy that could keep it alive for 1,000 years.
ruby=Ninetales casts a sinister light from its bright red eyes to gain total control over its foe's mind. This Pokémon is said to live for a thousand years.|
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|crystal=It is said to live a thousand years, and each of its tails is loaded with supernatural powers.
sapphire=Legend has it that Ninetales came into being when nine wizards possessing sacred powers merged into one. This Pokémon is highly intelligent - it can understand human speech.|
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|ruby=Ninetales casts a sinister light from its bright red eyes to gain total control over its foe's mind. This Pokémon is said to live for a thousand years.
emerald=It has long been said that each of the nine tails embody an enchanted power. A long-lived Ninetales will have fur that shines like gold.|
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|sapphire=Legend has it that Ninetales came into being when nine wizards possessing sacred powers merged into one. This Pokémon is highly intelligent - it can understand human speech.
firered=It has nine long tails and fur that gleams gold. It is said to live for 1,000 years.|
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|emerald=It has long been said that each of the nine tails embody an enchanted power. A long-lived Ninetales will have fur that shines like gold.
leafgreen=Very smart and very vengeful. Grabbing one of its many tails could result in a 1000-year curse.|
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|firered=It has nine long tails and fur that gleams gold. It is said to live for 1,000 years.
diamond=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.|
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|leafgreen=Very smart and very vengeful. Grabbing one of its many tails could result in a 1000-year curse.
pearl=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.|
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|diamond=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
platinum=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.|
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|pearl=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
heartgold=Some legends claim that each of its nine tails has its own unique type of special mystic power.|
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|platinum=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
soulsilver=Its nine beautiful tails are filled with a wondrous energy that could keep it alive for 1,000 years.|
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|heartgold=Some legends claim that each of its nine tails has its own unique type of special mystic power.
black=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.|
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|soulsilver=Its nine beautiful tails are filled with a wondrous energy that could keep it alive for 1,000 years.
white=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.|
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|black=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
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|white=Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
 
|black 2 = Each of its nine tails is imbued with a supernatural power, and it can live for a thousand years.
 
|black 2 = Each of its nine tails is imbued with a supernatural power, and it can live for a thousand years.
 
|white 2 = Each of its nine tails is imbued with a supernatural power, and it can live for a thousand years.
 
|white 2 = Each of its nine tails is imbued with a supernatural power, and it can live for a thousand years.
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===Learnset===
 
===Learnset===
====Generation I====
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====Leveling====
{{Main|Ninetales/Learnset Generation I}}
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{{Movessettop|type=Fire|gen=I}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|'''[[Ember]]'''|40|100|25|Fire}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Tail Whip]]|—|100|30|Normal}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Quick Attack]]|40|100|30|Normal}}
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{{Movessetmid|1|[[Roar]]|—|100|20|Normal}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Fire}}
   
==Origins==
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====TMs/HMs====
Ninetales appears to be based on a [[wikipedia:fox|fox]].
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{{Movessettoptm|backcolor={{Fire}}|gen=I}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM06|[[Toxic]]|—|85|10|{{type|Poison}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM08|[[Body Slam]]|85|100|15|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM09|[[Take Down]]|90|100|20|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM10|[[Double-Edge]]|100|100|15|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM15|[[Hyper Beam]]|150|90|5|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM20|[[Rage]]|20|100|20|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM28|[[Dig]]|100|100|10|{{type|Ground}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM31|[[Mimic]]|—|—|10|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM32|[[Double Team]]|—|—|15|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM33|[[Reflect]]|—|—|20|{{type|Psychic}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM34|[[Bide]]|—|—|10|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM38|'''[[Fire Blast]]'''|120|85|5|{{type|Fire}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM40|[[Swift]]|60|—|20|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM44|[[Rest]]|—|—|10|{{type|Psychic}}}}
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{{Movessetmidtm|TM50|[[Substitute]]|—|—|10|{{type|Normal}}}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Fire}}
   
Its name, Ninetales means nine tails and the Pokémon does actually have nine tails.
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==Appearances==
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===In the anime===
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[[File:Blaine_Ninetales.png|thumb]]
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{{main|Blaine's Ninetales}}
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Ninetales first appeared in anime under the ownership of [[Blaine]] in [[IL058: Riddle Me This|Riddle Me This]] who fought [[Ash's Squirtle]] and defeated it.
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Another appeared under the ownership of Zane.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* Ninetails tails are cursed, and pulling one will result in getting cursed.
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*Ninetales' tails are cursed, and pulling one will result in getting cursed.
* Ninetales is based on the legendary [[wikipedia:Kitsune|Kyuubi no Kitsune]] (<span style="font-weight: normal">九尾の狐 nine-tailed fox) </span>of Japanese folklore. When a Kitsune gains its ninth tail, its fur changes from the dark red of a fox to white or golden, hence the color change for the evolution.
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*Ninetales is based on the legendary [[wikipedia:Kitsune|Kyuubi no Kitsune]] (<span style="font-weight: normal">九尾の狐 nine-tailed fox) </span>of Japanese folklore. When a Kitsune gains its ninth tail, its fur changes from the dark red of a fox to white or golden, hence the color change for the evolution.
* Ninetales are rarely ever male, like Vulpix.
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*Ninetales are rarely ever male, like Vulpix.
* If you put a female Ninetales in the daycare with a male Pokémon that knows [[Energy Ball]], the hatched [[Vulpix]] will know Energy ball, despite not being able to learn Energy Ball from TMs.
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*If you put a female Ninetales in the daycare with a male Pokémon that knows [[Energy Ball]], the hatched [[Vulpix]] will know Energy ball, despite not being able to learn Energy Ball from TMs.
* Nintales in the Game Boy Advance games didn't have the orange coloring on the tip of its tails.
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*Ninetales in the Game Boy Advance games didn't have the orange coloring on the tip of its tails.
* In the Game Boy Advance games, shiny Ninetales' didn't have blue coloring on the tip of its tails, like its normal coloring.
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**Ninetales' box sprite does not have the orange coloring on the tips of its tails.
* Ninetales was mistakenly misspelled as "Ninetails" for the number of tails it possessed. This misspelling is also on the trading cards.
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*In the Game Boy Advance games, shiny Ninetales' didn't have blue coloring on the tip of its tails, like its normal coloring.
* In the Pokédex, it is said that those who grab one of Ninetales's tails, they get cursed for 1000 years.
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*Ninetales is often misspelled as "Ninetails" for the number of tails it possessed. This misspelling is also on the trading cards, and in the Trading Card Game video game adaptation for Game Boy Color.
* In Pokémon Mystery Dungeons Blue and Red, the Gengar was originally a human that grabbed one of Ninetales' tails and was cursed into the form of a Gengar. Also the Gengar, before it turned into Gengar, had abandoned its Gardevoir, but the Gardevoir had no grudge against him, and it loved its trainer enough to protect it from Ninetales' fury.
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*In the Pokédex, it is said that those who grab one of Ninetales's tails, they get cursed for 1000 years.
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*In Pokémon Mystery Dungeons Blue and Red, the Gengar was originally a human that grabbed one of Ninetales' tails and was cursed into the form of a Gengar. Also the Gengar, before it turned into Gengar, had abandoned its Gardevoir, but the Gardevoir had no grudge against him, and it loved its trainer enough to protect it from Ninetales' fury.
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===Origins===
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Ninetales appears to be based on a [[wikipedia:fox|fox]]. Its name means nine tails and the Pokémon does actually have nine tails.
   
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Latest revision as of 23:13, March 23, 2014

Type
Fire  
Species Fox Pokémon
Abilities Flash Fire
Drought (DW)
Pokédex
Vulpix ← 038 → Jigglypuff
Kanto 038 Johto 158
Hoenn 154 Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From Vulpix
Evolves Into None
Ninetales
038
キュウコン Kyuukon
038Ninetales
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
037038
Gender
25% ♂ / 75 % ♀
Weight Height
43.9 lbs 19.9kg 3'07" 1.1 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Yellow Ground
Body Style Footprint
Body08
F038
Cry

Ninetales (Japanese: キュウコン Kyuukon) is a Fire-type Pokémon who evolves from Vulpix.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Ninetales
Dream World Ninetales

Ninetales is a fox-like Pokémon that have nine tails, hence its name. Resembling the nine-tailed fox kitsune, they are mainly covered in a light, yellowish-cream-colored fur, while the tips of their nine tails are orange. On top of their head is a large tuft of hair, similar to its pre-evolved form though much more unruly.

Additionally, there are no gender differences between male and female Ninetales. The shiny version of Ninetales has silver-gray fur instead of its usual light cream fur, and its tail is tipped in blue.

Special abilitiesEdit

All Ninetales have the ability Flash Fire, which powers up its Fire-type moves if it is hit by a fire-type attack. It also keeps it from getting damaged by fire attacks. This does not apply to Dream World Ninetails, who instead possess the ability Drought, creating a permanent Sunny effect for the duration of the battle or until another weather-altering move or ability is used.

EvolutionEdit

Ninetales is the evolved form of Vulpix, who evolves into Ninetales by the use of a Fire Stone.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Ninetales Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Evolve Vulpix (Blue only) None
Yellow Evolve Vulpix None
Gold/Silver Evolve Vulpix (Silver only) None
Crystal Trade None
Ruby/ Sapphire Evolve Vulpix None
Emerald Evolve Vulpix None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Evolve Vulpix (LeafGreen only) None
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Vulpix None
Platinum Evolve Vulpix None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Vulpix (SoulSilver only) None
Black/White Abundant Shrine Rare


Side game locationsEdit

Ninetales Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Evolve Vulpix
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 6, 11, Forever Level 55, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Vulpix
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Treeshroud Forest (10-20F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Almia Castle
Pokémon Rumble Fiery Temple
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Lava Zone
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Odd Temple


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Very smart and very vengeful. Grabbing one of its many tails could result in a 1000-year curse.
Yellow
According to an enduring legend, 9 noble saints were united and reincarnated as this Pokémon.
Gold
Some legends claim that each of its nine tails has its own unique type of special mystic power.
Silver
Its nine beautiful tails are filled with a wondrous energy that could keep it alive for 1,000 years.
Crystal
It is said to live a thousand years, and each of its tails is loaded with supernatural powers.
Ruby
Ninetales casts a sinister light from its bright red eyes to gain total control over its foe's mind. This Pokémon is said to live for a thousand years.
Sapphire
Legend has it that Ninetales came into being when nine wizards possessing sacred powers merged into one. This Pokémon is highly intelligent - it can understand human speech.
Emerald
It has long been said that each of the nine tails embody an enchanted power. A long-lived Ninetales will have fur that shines like gold.
FireRed
It has nine long tails and fur that gleams gold. It is said to live for 1,000 years.
LeafGreen
Very smart and very vengeful. Grabbing one of its many tails could result in a 1000-year curse.
Diamond
Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
Pearl
Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
Platinum
Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
HeartGold
Some legends claim that each of its nine tails has its own unique type of special mystic power.
SoulSilver
Its nine beautiful tails are filled with a wondrous energy that could keep it alive for 1,000 years.
Black
Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
White
Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
Black 2
Each of its nine tails is imbued with a supernatural power, and it can live for a thousand years.
White 2
Each of its nine tails is imbued with a supernatural power, and it can live for a thousand years.
X
Y

LearnsetEdit

LevelingEdit

Leveling Generation I
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Ember 40 100% 25 Fire
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal
1 Roar 100% 20 Normal

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs/HMsEdit

TMs/HMs Generation I
# Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM08 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal
TM09 Take Down 90 100% 20 Normal
TM10 Double-Edge 100 100% 15 Normal
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
TM20 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal
TM28 Dig 100 100% 10 Ground
TM31 Mimic —% 10 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic
TM34 Bide —% 10 Normal
TM38 Fire Blast 120 85% 5 Fire
TM40 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM50 Substitute —% 10 Normal

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

Blaine Ninetales
Winxfan1Added by Winxfan1
Main article: Blaine's Ninetales

Ninetales first appeared in anime under the ownership of Blaine in Riddle Me This who fought Ash's Squirtle and defeated it.

Another appeared under the ownership of Zane.

TriviaEdit

  • Ninetales' tails are cursed, and pulling one will result in getting cursed.
  • Ninetales is based on the legendary Kyuubi no Kitsune (九尾の狐 nine-tailed fox) of Japanese folklore. When a Kitsune gains its ninth tail, its fur changes from the dark red of a fox to white or golden, hence the color change for the evolution.
  • Ninetales are rarely ever male, like Vulpix.
  • If you put a female Ninetales in the daycare with a male Pokémon that knows Energy Ball, the hatched Vulpix will know Energy ball, despite not being able to learn Energy Ball from TMs.
  • Ninetales in the Game Boy Advance games didn't have the orange coloring on the tip of its tails.
    • Ninetales' box sprite does not have the orange coloring on the tips of its tails.
  • In the Game Boy Advance games, shiny Ninetales' didn't have blue coloring on the tip of its tails, like its normal coloring.
  • Ninetales is often misspelled as "Ninetails" for the number of tails it possessed. This misspelling is also on the trading cards, and in the Trading Card Game video game adaptation for Game Boy Color.
  • In the Pokédex, it is said that those who grab one of Ninetales's tails, they get cursed for 1000 years.
  • In Pokémon Mystery Dungeons Blue and Red, the Gengar was originally a human that grabbed one of Ninetales' tails and was cursed into the form of a Gengar. Also the Gengar, before it turned into Gengar, had abandoned its Gardevoir, but the Gardevoir had no grudge against him, and it loved its trainer enough to protect it from Ninetales' fury.

OriginsEdit

Ninetales appears to be based on a fox. Its name means nine tails and the Pokémon does actually have nine tails.

ReferencesEdit

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