Vulpix

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

Vulpix has a new Alolan form introduced in Pokémon Sun/Moon.

Pokédex data

National № 037
Type Fire
Species Fox Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 9.9 kg (21.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Flash Fire
Drought (hidden ability)
Local № 037 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
125 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
153 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
037 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
127 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
248 (Black 2/White 2)
160 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
253 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
330 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
037 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
068 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 60
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 25% male, 75% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 38
186 280
Attack 41
78 199
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 65
121 251
Total 299 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Pokédex data

National № 037
Type Ice
Species Fox Pokémon
Height 0.6 m (2′00″)
Weight 9.9 kg (21.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Snow Cloak
Snow Warning (hidden ability)
Local № 037 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
125 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
153 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
037 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
127 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
248 (Black 2/White 2)
160 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
253 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
330 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
037 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
068 (Sword/Shield)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 60
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 25% male, 75% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 38
186 280
Attack 41
78 199
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 65
121 251
Total 299 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Vulpix.

Evolution chart

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

Vulpix changes

Pokédex entries

Vulpix

Red
Blue
At the time of birth, it has just one tail. The tail splits from its tip as it grows older.
Yellow Both its fur and its tails are beautiful. As it grows, the tails split and form more tails.
Gold As it develops, its single white tail gains color and splits into six. It is quite warm and cuddly.
Silver If it is attacked by an enemy that is stronger than itself, it feigns injury to fool the enemy and escapes.
Crystal As its body grows larger, its six warm tails become more beautiful, with a more luxurious coat of fur.
Ruby At the time of its birth, VULPIX has one white tail. The tail separates into six if this POKéMON receives plenty of love from its TRAINER. The six tails become magnificently curled.
Sapphire Inside VULPIX’s body burns a flame that never goes out. During the daytime, when the temperatures rise, this POKéMON releases flames from its mouth to prevent its body from growing too hot.
FireRed While young, it has six gorgeous tails. When it grows, several new tails are sprouted.
LeafGreen When it is born, it has just one snow-white tail. The tail splits from its tip as it grows older.
Emerald It can freely control fire, making fiery orbs fly like will-o’-the-wisps. Just before evolution, its six tails grow hot as if on fire.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It controls balls of fire. As it grows, its six tails split from their tips to make more tails.
HeartGold As it develops, its single white tail gains color and splits into six. It is quite warm and cuddly.
SoulSilver If it is attacked by an enemy that is stronger than itself, it feigns injury to fool the enemy and escapes.
Black
White
It controls balls of fire. As it grows, its six tails split from their tips to make more tails.
Black 2
White 2
As each tail grows, its fur becomes more lustrous. When held, it feels slightly warm.
X When it is born, it has just one snow-white tail. The tail splits from its tip as it grows older.
Y While young, it has six gorgeous tails. When it grows, several new tails are sprouted.
Omega Ruby At the time of its birth, Vulpix has one white tail. The tail separates into six if this Pokémon receives plenty of love from its Trainer. The six tails become magnificently curled.
Alpha Sapphire Inside Vulpix’s body burns a flame that never goes out. During the daytime, when the temperatures rise, this Pokémon releases flames from its mouth to prevent its body from growing too hot.
Sun Its beautiful fur and tails have made it very popular. As it grows, its tails split to form more tails.
Moon From its mouth spew flames that seem to resemble the spirits of the deceased. Some people mistakenly think this fire is a ghost.
Ultra Sun Its beautiful tails have made it very popular. However, if it’s not brushed diligently, it will be a mass of tangles before you know it.
Ultra Moon It manipulates balls of fire to catch its prey. If you raise one from when it’s young, it will grow close to you like a puppy Pokémon.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Both its fur and its tails are beautiful. As it grows, the tails split and form more tails.
Sword While young, it has six gorgeous tails. When it grows, several new tails are sprouted.
Shield As each tail grows, its fur becomes more lustrous. When held, it feels slightly warm.

Alolan Vulpix

Sun It exhales air colder than -58 degrees Fahrenheit. Elderly people in Alola call this Pokémon by an older name—Keokeo.
Moon In hot weather, this Pokémon makes ice shards with its six tails and sprays them around to cool itself off.
Ultra Sun If you carelessly approach it because it’s cute, the boss of the pack, Ninetales, will appear and freeze you.
Ultra Moon They live together in a skulk, helping one another. Before eating their prey, they freeze it solid with their –58 degree Fahrenheit breath.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
It looks like snow come to life, and the breath it exhales is –58 degrees Fahrenheit. Another name for it is Keokeo.

Moves learned by Vulpix

Moves learnt by level up

Vulpix learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EmberFire 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
4DisableNormal 100
8Quick AttackNormal 40 100
12SpiteGhost 100
16IncinerateFire 60 100
20Confuse RayGhost 100
24Will-O-WispFire 85
28ExtrasensoryPsychic 80 100
32FlamethrowerFire 90 100
36ImprisonPsychic
40Fire SpinFire 35 85
44SafeguardNormal
48InfernoFire 100 50
52GrudgeGhost
56Fire BlastFire 110 85
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Powder SnowIce 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
4DisableNormal 100
8Ice ShardIce 40 100
12SpiteGhost 100
16Icy WindIce 55 95
20Confuse RayGhost 100
24Aurora BeamIce 65 100
28ExtrasensoryPsychic 80 100
32Ice BeamIce 90 100
36ImprisonPsychic
40MistIce
44Aurora VeilIce
48Sheer ColdIce
52GrudgeGhost
56BlizzardIce 110 70

Egg moves

Vulpix learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Vulpix egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baby-Doll EyesFairy 100
FlailNormal 100
Flame ChargeFire 50 100
HowlNormal
HypnosisPsychic 60
MementoDark 100
RoarNormal
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Baby-Doll EyesFairy 100
FlailNormal 100
Freeze-DryIce 70 100
HowlNormal
HypnosisPsychic 60
MoonblastFairy 95 100
RoarNormal

Moves learnt by TM

Vulpix is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Vulpix is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
7EmberFire 40 100
10Quick AttackNormal 40 100
14Confuse RayGhost 100
17Will-O-WispFire 85
21Fire SpinFire 35 85
24FlamethrowerFire 90 100
28RoarNormal
31Fire BlastFire 110 85
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
7MistIce
10Ice ShardIce 40 100
14Confuse RayGhost 100
17Aurora BeamIce 65 100
21Dazzling GleamFairy 80 100
24Ice BeamIce 90 100
28RoarNormal
31BlizzardIce 110 70

Moves learnt by TM

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

Vulpix sprites

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

Where to find Vulpix

Red Trade/migrate from another game
Blue Route 7, 8, Pokémon Mansion
Yellow Celadon City
Gold Trade/migrate from another game
Silver Route 7, 8, 36, 37
Crystal Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Mt. Pyre
FireRed Trade/migrate from another game
LeafGreen Route 7, 8, Pokémon Mansion
Emerald Mt. Pyre
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 209, 214
HeartGold Trade/migrate from another game
SoulSilver Route 7, 8, 36, 37, 48
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Abundant Shrine
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mt. Pyre, Mirage Spots
Sun Route 14, Tapu Village, Mount Lanakila
Moon Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun Route 14, Tapu Village, Mount Lanakila
Ultra Moon Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu Location data not yet available
Let's Go Eevee Route 5, 6, 7, 8, Celadon City
Sword Route 3, Rolling Fields, South Lake Miloch, East Lake Axewell, Axew's Eye, Dappled Grove, West Lake Axewell, Giant's Seat, North Lake Miloch, Watchtower Ruins
Shield Dusty Bowl, Hammerlocke Hills

Other languages

English Vulpix
Japanese ロコン (Rokon)
German Vulpix
French Goupix

Name origin

vulpine
of or relating to foxes
six
its number of tails