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Summary

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 High 6-C | At least High 6-C

Name: Ninetales

Origin: Pokémon

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, Resistance to 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

Attack Potency: At least Large Island level+ (Comparable to other powerful Final-Stage Pokémon, such as Abomasnow, who can create a storm) | Island level (Should be equal to its mainland version)

Speed:  Relativistic (Comparable to other Fully-Evolved Pokémon, such as Poliwrath). | Relativistic (Equal to its mainland counterpart).

Lifting Strength: Superhuman | Superhuman

Striking Strength: At leastLarge Island Class+ | At least Large Island Class+

Durability: At least Large Island level+ (Can take hits from others of its species) | At least Large Island level+

Stamina: High

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.

Notable Attacks/Techniques:

For a list of Ninetales' moves, see here

Mainland Ninetales

  • 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.

Alola Ninetales

  • 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

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