Ninetales

Ninetales is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Fox Pokémon.

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 mystical 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.
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 1,000-year curse.
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.
Diamond
Pearl
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 mystical power.
SoulSilver Its nine beautiful tails are filled with a wondrous energy that could keep it alive for 1,000 years.
Black
White
Its nine tails are said to be imbued with a mystic power. It can live for a thousand years.
Black 2
White 2
Each of its nine tails is imbued with supernatural power, and it can live for a thousand years.
X It has nine long tails and fur that gleams gold. It is said to live for 1,000 years.
Y Very smart and very vengeful. Grabbing one of its many tails could result in a 1,000-year curse.
Omega 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.
Alpha 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.
Sun Legend has it that this mystical Pokémon was formed when nine saints coalesced into one.
Moon Said to live for a thousand years, this Pokémon uses its supernatural abilities to manipulate fire. It can burn its prey to a crisp as it pleases.
Ultra Sun It is vindictive and relentless by nature. Those who cross it even once will be cursed for a thousand years, along with their descendants.
Ultra Moon The flickering flames it spews from its mouth leave its opponents hypnotized. Then, this extremely intelligent Pokémon attacks.

Evolution chart

Vulpix
#037
Vulpix
Fire

(use Fire Stone)
Ninetales
#038
Ninetales
Fire
Alolan Vulpix
#037
Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
Ice

(use Ice Stone, in Alola)
Alolan Ninetales
#038
Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
Ice · Fairy

Name origin

nine
its number of tails
tales
corruption of ‘tails’

Moves learned by Ninetales

Ninetales sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Ninetales  sprite from Red & Blue Ninetales  sprite from Silver Ninetales  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ninetales  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ninetales  sprite from Black & White Ninetales  sprite from X & Y Ninetales  sprite from Sun & Moon
Shiny Ninetales Shiny sprite from Silver Ninetales Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Ninetales Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Ninetales Shiny sprite from Black & White Ninetales Shiny sprite from X & Y Ninetales Shiny sprite from Sun & Moon

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Where to find Ninetales

Red Trade/migrate from another game
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Vulpix
Gold Trade/migrate from another game
Silver Evolve Vulpix
Crystal Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Vulpix
FireRed Trade/migrate from another game
LeafGreen
Emerald
Evolve Vulpix
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Evolve Vulpix
HeartGold Trade/migrate from another game
SoulSilver Evolve Vulpix
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Abundant Shrine
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Vulpix
Sun Evolve Vulpix/Alolan Vulpix
Moon Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun Evolve Vulpix/Alolan Vulpix
Ultra Moon Location data not yet available