- For the regional variant form of this Pokémon, see Vulpix/Alolan
Vulpix uses the Flash Fire Ability, which makes it immune to Fire-Type moves and increases the power of its Fire-Type moves if it gets hit by one. Its Hidden Ability is Drought, which summons strong sunlight on the field for five turns.
Vulpix is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Vulpix One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Vulpix is a small fox-like Pokémon. Its fur is mostly an orangey-reddish color. It has three curls on its head and a fringe, with the coloration orange. It has a tail that splits into six, which are also orange. It has small paws that are slightly darker than the rest of its fur. Vulpix has a white underbelly, as well as pointy ears and a short snout with a little black nose at the end.
Vulpix has no gender differences.
Vulpix can be found in the grass outside Mt. Pyre in Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. Vulpix reprises its Generation I appearance in LeafGreen at Routes 7 & 8 and throughout Pokémon Mansion, while a Trade is required to obtain one in FireRed.
With Pokémon LeafGreen inserted into the Game Boy Advance slot of a Nintendo DS or DS Lite, Vulpix can be found at Routes 209 & 214 in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. In SoulSilver, Vulpix can be found at Routes 7, 8, 36, 37 & 48.
In Pokémon X and Y, the only way to obtain Vulpix is to evolve a Ninetales. In Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, it can be caught in the wild at Mt. Pyre by using the DexNav feature on the PokéNav Plus, after the defeat or capture of Groudon or Kyogre. It can also be caught at the Mirage Forest north of Route 124.
Vulpix makes appearances at Huge Storage 1, Endless Level 17, Pair Trozei and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Vulpix can be found at Fiery Field 1F-4F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Vulpix can be found at Deep Dusk Forest 1F-12F and Sky Stairway 1F-49F. Vulpix is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Fire Mountains 1F-10F.
Vulpix can be found at Buruburu Camp, The Ice Lake, Hia Valley and Almia Castle in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Vulpix inhabit the Old Mansion's Dining Hallway and Library on Mitonga Island in the Present, and in the Ice Temple mission "Save the Frightened Vulpix" in the Past by completing the mission with an A Rank.
Vulpix can be found at Echo Valley Cave 1-3 and Firebreathing Mountain Magma 3-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Vulpix is listed a total of 19 times and in the McDonald's Promos set. It is listed as a Common Card in the Base, Gym Heroes (2; 1 Brock & 1 Blaine), Gym Challenge, Neo Destiny, Expedition, Aquapolis, EX Hidden Legends, EX Emerald, EX Dragon Frontiers (Delta Species card), EX Power Keepers, Mysterious Treasures, Platinum, HeartGold/SoulSilver, Unleashed, Call of Legends and Dragons Exalted Sets.
Vulpix is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Gym Challenge set, and as a Shiny Holo Rare Card in the Platinum set.
Suzie would appear with a Vulpix in Pokémon Fashion Flash, an episode in which Vulpix would save Misty from Team Rocket by using Fire Spin, only to get caught in the attack herself. This Vulpix would travel with Brock afterwards, and would be of assistance to Brock as he grew as a Pokémon Breeder. Vulpix would reunite with Suzie and return to its Original Trainer in Beauty And The Breeder.
Brock's Vulpix would get cloned by Mewtwo in Mewtwo Strikes Back, making a subsequent appearance in Mewtwo Returns. Brock's Vulpix also appears in The Power of One and Spell of the Unown, along with the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu's Vacation and Pikachu & Pichu.
Wild Vulpix make appearances in The Power of One and Destiny Deoxys, along with the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu's Rescue Adventure and Pikachu's Summer Festival.
Bill has his own Vulpix, which serves the role of a guard Pokémon at his house. This Vulpix makes appearances in Chapters 59, 74, 76, 78, 99, 105, 117, 150, 179, 180 & 295.
Flannery would battle the SSS Trio with her own Vulpix, which makes appearances in Chapters 245-247 & 250.
Vulpix is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
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