Ninetales is a Pokémon from the first generation based on the Japanese Kitsune. Ninetales is a vengeful Pokémon that curses those that mess with it and pull its tail. It lives very long. It evolves from Vulpix when given a fire stone. In Gen VII, it and Vulpix gained an Alolan form, which is entirely different from their mainland form.
Powers and Stats
Tier: At least 7-A | At least 7-A
Gender: Varies (25% Male, 75% Female)
Age: Varies (Peaks at 1000)
Classification: Fox Pokémon, Gen 1 Pokémon, Fire Type Pokémon (mainland), Ice/Fairy Type Pokémon (Alolan)
Powers and Abilities: Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Fire Manipulation, Curse Manipulation, Illusion Creation, Mind Manipulation, Transmutation, Precognition, Longevity, Telekinesis, Telepathy, Magic, Statistics Amplification, Status Effect Inducement, Forcefields that prevent status ailments, Reality Warping, Power Nullification (Via Imprison, which seals all the opponent's moves that both Ninetales and the opponent can use), Weather Manipulation, Can absorb fire to increase its strength, and Can create (or foretell) planetary disasters, Enhanced Senses, Ectoplasm Manipulation, Healing, Resistance to sleep, metal, ice, plant, fire (if Flash Fire is negated for the last), bug, and fairy attacks | Ice Manipulation, Fairy Energy Manipulation, Statistics Amplification (in hail), Absolute Zero, and Light Manipulation
Lifting Strength: Superhuman | Superhuman
Striking Strength: At least Mountain Class+ | At least Mountain Class+
Durability: At least Mountain level+ (Can take hits from others of its species) | At least Mountain level+
Range: Standard melee range, tens of kilometers with most attacks.
Standard Equipment: None notable
Intelligence: Incredibly high (Can understand human speech. Even scientists consider it smart. Some legends even state that it is the reincarnation of nine sages)
Weaknesses: Rock, Ground, and Water type moves | Steel, Poison, Rock, Fire, and Fighting type moves.
NOTE: The mainland form and the Alolan form share no similarities other than similar form and a name. They should be treated as entirely different Pokémon.
For a list of Ninetales' moves, see here
- Flash Fire: Powers up Fire-type attacks after hit by one.
- Drought (Hidden): Summons harsh sunlight when it starts to battle. The harsh sunlight can strengthen any Fire Type attacks while also weakening any Water Type attacks in the battle; it can also allow the move Solar Beam to be used instantly.
- Snow Cloak:: Evasion is raised during a hailstorm.
- Snow Warning (Hidden): Ninetales summons a hailstorm when it enters a battle. The hailstorm itself can damage 1/16 of every fighters' health unless the fighter is an Ice type.
Key: Mainland Ninetales | Alolan Ninetales