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Alolan Ninetales

Alolan Ninetales

Ninetales's Type

ICE
FAIRY

Ninetales's Pokédex #s

Galar #
69
National #
38

Ninetales's Base Stats

HP:
73
Attack:
67
Defense:
75
Sp. Atk:
81
Sp. Def:
100
Speed:
109
Total:
505

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Field
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
2 Speed

Ninetales's Abilities

Here are what abilities Ninetales can possibly have, along with their effects.
Snow Cloak
Raises Ninetales's base evasion by 25% while the weather is hail.
Snow Warning
Changes the weather to hail for five turns when Ninetales is sent out in battle.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Ninetales's weakness and resistance is to various types.
STEEL
FIRE
POISON
ROCK
½
ICE
BUG
DARK
immune
DRAGON

Ninetales's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Ninetales evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Alolan Vulpix
Alolan Vulpix
starting form
Alolan Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales
use Ice Stone

Ninetales's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Ninetales can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Ninetales learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
Evo.
Dazzling Gleam
Damages all nearby enemies.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 Nearby Enemies
1
Dazzling Gleam
Damages all nearby enemies.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 Nearby Enemies
1
Nasty Plot
Raises Ninetales's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
1
Spite
Lowers the target's PP of its last used move.
GHOST
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
1
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
1
Confuse Ray
Confuses the target.
GHOST
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
1
Aurora Beam
10% chance of lowering the target's Attack by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
65 100% 20 One Target
1
Extrasensory
Has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
80 100% 20 One Target
1
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
1
Imprison
Ninetales can't use any moves Ninetales knows.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
1
Mist
Prevents stats from being lowered for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
1
Aurora Veil
Usable only during hail. Sets up both the effect of Reflect and Light Screen for the next 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 20 User's Field
1
Sheer Cold
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
ICE
SPECIAL
varies 30% 5 One Target
1
Grudge
If Ninetales is knocked out before its next action, the attacker loses all PP of the move it used.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
1
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
1
Powder Snow
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies.
ICE
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 Nearby Enemies
1
Tail Whip
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
1
Disable
Disables the target's last used move for a few turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
1
Ice Shard
Has higher priority.
ICE
PHYSICAL
40 100% 30 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Ninetales can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM08
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM11
Solar Beam
Charges for a turn, attacks on the second turn. No charge time in the sun; half damage in the rain.
GRASS
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM19
Safeguard
Protects your team from status conditions for the next 5 turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 25 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Ninetales restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Ninetales from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM27
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM29
Charm
Lowers the target's Attack by two stages.
FAIRY
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM35
Hail
Changes the weather to hail for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Ninetales is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM40
Swift
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 Nearby Enemies
TM44
Imprison
Ninetales can't use any moves Ninetales knows.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM46
Weather Ball
Doubles its power and changes its type based on the weather condition.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM47
Fake Tears
Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Ninetales attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM60
Power Swap
Ninetales swaps any modifiers to its Attack and Special Attack with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
TM64
Avalanche
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
ICE
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM71
Wonder Room
For the next 5 turns, all Pokémon's Defense and Special Defense stats are swapped.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM77
Hex
Deals double damage if the target is affected by a major status condition.
GHOST
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM84
Tail Slap
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
25 85% 10 One Target
TM87
Draining Kiss
Heals Ninetales by 75% of the damage dealt to the target.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM89
Misty Terrain
Activates Misty Terrain for 5 turns, which protects non-airborne Pokémon from status conditions and halves damage from Dragon-type moves.
FAIRY
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Ninetales can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR05
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR06
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
TR12
Agility
Raises Ninetales's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Ninetales's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR25
Psyshock
Psyshock uses the target's Defense stat to calculate damage instead of its Special Defense.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Ninetales's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR30
Encore
Forces the target to use its recent move for a few turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 5 One Target
TR31
Iron Tail
30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
100 75% 15 One Target
TR49
Calm Mind
Raises Ninetales's Special Attack and Special Defense by one stage.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR68
Nasty Plot
Raises Ninetales's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR69
Zen Headbutt
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
80 90% 15 One Target
TR81
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Ninetales's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target
TR82
Stored Power
Increases power by 20 for each positive stat modifier Ninetales has, excluding accuracy or evasion.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target
TR92
Dazzling Gleam
Damages all nearby enemies.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 Nearby Enemies

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Ninetales can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Freeze-Dry
Is considered super-effective against Water-type targets.
ICE
SPECIAL
70 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Hypnosis
Puts the target to sleep.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- 60% 20 One Target
EGG
Flail
Does more damage when Ninetales's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Howl
Raises all allies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 40 All Allies
EGG
Moonblast
30% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk by one stage.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
95 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Baby-Doll Eyes
+1 priority. Lowers the target's Attack by one stage.
FAIRY
STATUS
-- 100% 30 One Target
EGG
Roar
Forces the foe to switch out, or ends wild battles.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target

Where to Find Ninetales

If you're looking for where to find Ninetales, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Ninetales in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Notes About Ninetales

Alolan Ninetales is currently not available in Pokémon Sword and Shield, although data for it exists in the game. Ninetales is available instead.
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