Ninetales - Generation 7 learnset

This page lists all the moves that Ninetales can learn in Generation 7, which consists of these games:

  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun
  • Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu
  • Pokémon Let's Go Eevee

At the bottom we also list further details for egg moves: which compatible Pokémon can pass down the moves, and how those Pokémon learn said move.

Note: many moves have changed stats over the years. The power, accuracy and other information listed below is as it was in the respective games. Check a move's detail page for stats in the most recent games and when they changed.

Moves learnt by level up

Ninetales learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
1ImprisonPsychicStatus
1Nasty PlotDarkStatus
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1SafeguardNormalStatus
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100
1Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
1Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
1ImprisonPsychicStatus
1Nasty PlotDarkStatus
1SafeguardNormalStatus

Moves learnt on evolution

Ninetales learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100

Egg moves

Ninetales learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found below.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
HexGhostSpecial 65 100
HowlNormalStatus
HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
Power SwapPsychicStatus
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Tail SlapNormalPhysical 25 85
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
CharmFairyStatus 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Freeze-DryIceSpecial 70 100
HowlNormalStatus
HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
MoonblastFairySpecial 95 100
Power SwapPsychicStatus
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Tail SlapNormalPhysical 25 85

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Ninetales. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100 Level up
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Level up
EmberFireSpecial 40 100 Level up
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100 Level up
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60 Level up
Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85 Level up
Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85 Level up
Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100 Level up
GrudgeGhostStatus Level up
HexGhostSpecial 65 100 Level up
InfernoFireSpecial 100 50 Level up
PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100 Level up
RoarNormalStatus Level up
Tail WhipNormalStatus 100 Level up
Will-O-WispFireStatus 85 Level up
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100 Level up
Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100 Level up
BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70 Level up
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Level up
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100 Level up
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60 Level up
GrudgeGhostStatus Level up
HexGhostSpecial 65 100 Level up
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95 Level up
MistIceStatus Level up
PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100 Level up
Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100 Level up
RoarNormalStatus Level up
Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30 Level up
Tail WhipNormalStatus 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Ninetales is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Ninetales can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Ninetales learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
1ImprisonPsychicStatus
1Nasty PlotDarkStatus
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1SafeguardNormalStatus
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Confuse RayGhostStatus 100
1Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100
1Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
1Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
1ImprisonPsychicStatus
1Nasty PlotDarkStatus
1SafeguardNormalStatus

Moves learnt on evolution

Ninetales learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dazzling GleamFairySpecial 80 100

Egg moves

Ninetales learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found below.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CaptivateNormalStatus 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
HexGhostSpecial 65 100
HowlNormalStatus
HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
Power SwapPsychicStatus
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Tail SlapNormalPhysical 25 85
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AgilityPsychicStatus
CharmFairyStatus 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Freeze-DryIceSpecial 70 100
HowlNormalStatus
HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
MoonblastFairySpecial 95 100
Power SwapPsychicStatus
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Tail SlapNormalPhysical 25 85

Move Tutor moves

Ninetales can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Laser FocusNormalStatus
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Role PlayPsychicStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Foul PlayDarkPhysical 95 100
Heal BellNormalStatus
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Laser FocusNormalStatus
Pain SplitNormalStatus
Role PlayPsychicStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SpiteGhostStatus 100
Wonder RoomPsychicStatus
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Ninetales. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100 Level up
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Level up
EmberFireSpecial 40 100 Level up
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100 Level up
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60 Level up
Fire BlastFireSpecial 110 85 Level up
Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85 Level up
Flame BurstFireSpecial 70 100 Level up
GrudgeGhostStatus Level up
HexGhostSpecial 65 100 Level up
InfernoFireSpecial 100 50 Level up
PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100 Level up
RoarNormalStatus Level up
Tail WhipNormalStatus 100 Level up
Will-O-WispFireStatus 85 Level up
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100 Level up
Baby-Doll EyesFairyStatus 100 Level up
BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70 Level up
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Level up
ExtrasensoryPsychicSpecial 80 100 Level up
Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60 Level up
GrudgeGhostStatus Level up
HexGhostSpecial 65 100 Level up
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95 Level up
MistIceStatus Level up
PaybackDarkPhysical 50 100 Level up
Powder SnowIceSpecial 40 100 Level up
RoarNormalStatus Level up
Sheer ColdIceSpecial 30 Level up
Tail WhipNormalStatus 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Ninetales is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Ninetales can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

Ninetales learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1Nasty PlotDarkStatus
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HypnosisPsychicStatus 60
1Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
1MistIceStatus
1Nasty PlotDarkStatus
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Ninetales is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Ninetales egg move parents

Ninetales's egg groups: Field

The egg moves for Ninetales are listed below, alongside compatible parent Pokémon it can breed with.

You will need to breed a female Ninetales with a compatible male Pokémon, with either parent (from Gen 6+) knowing the egg move in question. Alternatively, if you already have a Ninetales with the egg move it can breed with Ditto.

Captivate

Disable

Extrasensory

Feint Attack

Flail

Flare Blitz

Heat Wave

Hex

Learnt by Compatible parents
Level up
Breeding
Pre-evolution
Level up
Sketch

Howl

Hypnosis

Power Swap

Secret Power

Learnt by Compatible parents
Breeding
Generation 6
TM

Rattata

Raticate

Ekans

Arbok

Pikachu

Raichu

Sandshrew

Sandslash

Nidoran♂

Nidorino

Nidoking

Diglett

Dugtrio

Meowth

Persian

Mankey

Primeape

Growlithe

Arcanine

Ponyta

Rapidash

Farfetch'd

Seel

Dewgong

Rhyhorn

Rhydon

Tauros

Eevee

Vaporeon

Jolteon

Flareon

Cyndaquil

Quilava

Typhlosion

Sentret

Furret

Mareep

Flaaffy

Ampharos

Aipom

Wooper

Quagsire

Espeon

Umbreon

Snubbull

Granbull

Sneasel

Teddiursa

Ursaring

Swinub

Piloswine

Delibird

Houndour

Houndoom

Phanpy

Donphan

Stantler

Torchic

Combusken

Blaziken

Poochyena

Mightyena

Zigzagoon

Linoone

Seedot

Nuzleaf

Shiftry

Slakoth

Vigoroth

Slaking

Whismur

Loudred

Exploud

Skitty

Delcatty

Mawile

Electrike

Manectric

Wailmer

Wailord

Numel

Camerupt

Torkoal

Spoink

Grumpig

Spinda

Zangoose

Seviper

Kecleon

Absol

Spheal

Sealeo

Walrein

Chimchar

Monferno

Infernape

Piplup

Prinplup

Empoleon

Bidoof

Bibarel

Shinx

Luxio

Luxray

Pachirisu

Buizel

Floatzel

Ambipom

Buneary

Lopunny

Glameow

Purugly

Stunky

Skuntank

Lucario

Hippopotas

Hippowdon

Weavile

Rhyperior

Leafeon

Glaceon

Mamoswine

Snivy

Servine

Serperior

Tepig

Pignite

Emboar

Oshawott

Dewott

Samurott

Patrat

Watchog

Lillipup

Herdier

Stoutland

Purrloin

Liepard

Pansage

Simisage

Pansear

Simisear

Panpour

Simipour

Blitzle

Zebstrika

Woobat

Swoobat

Drilbur

Excadrill

Sandile

Krokorok

Krookodile

Darumaka

Darmanitan (Standard Mode)

Scraggy

Scrafty

Zorua

Zoroark

Minccino

Cinccino

Deerling

Sawsbuck

Emolga

Cubchoo

Beartic

Mienfoo

Mienshao

Bouffalant

Heatmor

Chespin

Quilladin

Chesnaught

Fennekin

Braixen

Delphox

Bunnelby

Diggersby

Litleo

Pyroar

Skiddo

Gogoat

Pancham

Pangoro

Furfrou

Espurr

Meowstic (Male)

Sylveon

Dedenne
Sketch

Spite

Tail Slap

Alolan Ninetales's egg groups: Field

The egg moves for Alolan Ninetales are listed below, alongside compatible parent Pokémon it can breed with.

You will need to breed a female Alolan Ninetales with a compatible male Pokémon, with either parent (from Gen 6+) knowing the egg move in question. Alternatively, if you already have a Alolan Ninetales with the egg move it can breed with Ditto.

Agility

Charm

Disable

Encore

Extrasensory

Flail

Freeze-Dry

Howl

Hypnosis

Moonblast

Learnt by Compatible parents
Level up
Breeding
Sketch

Power Swap

Secret Power

Learnt by Compatible parents
Breeding
Generation 6
TM

Rattata

Raticate

Ekans

Arbok

Pikachu

Raichu

Sandshrew

Sandslash

Nidoran♂

Nidorino

Nidoking

Diglett

Dugtrio

Meowth

Persian

Mankey

Primeape

Growlithe

Arcanine

Ponyta

Rapidash

Farfetch'd

Seel

Dewgong

Rhyhorn

Rhydon

Tauros

Eevee

Vaporeon

Jolteon

Flareon

Cyndaquil

Quilava

Typhlosion

Sentret

Furret

Mareep

Flaaffy

Ampharos

Aipom

Wooper

Quagsire

Espeon

Umbreon

Snubbull

Granbull

Sneasel

Teddiursa

Ursaring

Swinub

Piloswine

Delibird

Houndour

Houndoom

Phanpy

Donphan

Stantler

Torchic

Combusken

Blaziken

Poochyena

Mightyena

Zigzagoon

Linoone

Seedot

Nuzleaf

Shiftry

Slakoth

Vigoroth

Slaking

Whismur

Loudred

Exploud

Skitty

Delcatty

Mawile

Electrike

Manectric

Wailmer

Wailord

Numel

Camerupt

Torkoal

Spoink

Grumpig

Spinda

Zangoose

Seviper

Kecleon

Absol

Spheal

Sealeo

Walrein

Chimchar

Monferno

Infernape

Piplup

Prinplup

Empoleon

Bidoof

Bibarel

Shinx

Luxio

Luxray

Pachirisu

Buizel

Floatzel

Ambipom

Buneary

Lopunny

Glameow

Purugly

Stunky

Skuntank

Lucario

Hippopotas

Hippowdon

Weavile

Rhyperior

Leafeon

Glaceon

Mamoswine

Snivy

Servine

Serperior

Tepig

Pignite

Emboar

Oshawott

Dewott

Samurott

Patrat

Watchog

Lillipup

Herdier

Stoutland

Purrloin

Liepard

Pansage

Simisage

Pansear

Simisear

Panpour

Simipour

Blitzle

Zebstrika

Woobat

Swoobat

Drilbur

Excadrill

Sandile

Krokorok

Krookodile

Darumaka

Darmanitan (Standard Mode)

Scraggy

Scrafty

Zorua

Zoroark

Minccino

Cinccino

Deerling

Sawsbuck

Emolga

Cubchoo

Beartic

Mienfoo

Mienshao

Bouffalant

Heatmor

Chespin

Quilladin

Chesnaught

Fennekin

Braixen

Delphox

Bunnelby

Diggersby

Litleo

Pyroar

Skiddo

Gogoat

Pancham

Pangoro

Furfrou

Espurr

Meowstic (Male)

Sylveon

Dedenne
Sketch

Spite

Tail Slap