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Ninetales is a Fire-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves from Vulpix after being fed 50 candies. It has an Alolan form that is Ice, Fairy-type.

Pokédex description

Ninetales - Fox Pokémon
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.
Pokémon cry:
Ninetales cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Dark 10 (11)
Icon Fire 14 (13)
Icon Fire 10 (10) (Legacy move)

Special attacks

Icon Fire
95 (32)
Icon Fire
160 (40)
Icon Psychic
65 (24)
Icon Grass
180 (37)
Icon Fire
140 (33) (Legacy move)
Icon Fire
70 (32) (Legacy move)

Fast attacks

Icon Fairy 20 (13)
Icon Dark 10 (11)
Icon Ice 6 (6)

Special attacks

Icon Ice
130 (42)
Icon Fairy
100 (29)
Icon Ice
90 (27)
Icon Psychic
65 (24)

Evolution family

Ninetales is the part of a two-member family.

15. Vulpix
#037 Vulpix
50 Vulpix candy
#038 Ninetales
Vulpix alolan
#037 Alolan Vulpix
50 Vulpix candy
Ninetales alolan
#038 Alolan Ninetales



  • Ninetales was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Ninetales is 1,954, however it can reach 2,117, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between June 13th and June 22nd, 2017, Ninetales's global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Solstice Week.
  • As a former 3rd tier Raid Boss, Ninetales's CP was 15,806. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,302 and 1,628 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Ninetales was available in field research: "Catch 20 Pokémon with Weather Boost." during April to June, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 977.
  • Ninetales was also available in field research: "Evolve 5 Fire-type Pokémon." during September, 2018.
  • Alolan Ninetales was released with the release of friends system on June 21st, 2018.
  • Shiny form of Alolan Ninetales was released with the start of the 3rd Anniversary event on June 28th, 2019.

External links

  • Ninetales page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Ninetales article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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