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Vulpix

Vulpix

Vulpix's Type

FIRE

Vulpix's Pokédex #s

Galar #
68
National #
37

Vulpix's Base Stats

HP:
38
Attack:
41
Defense:
40
Sp. Atk:
50
Sp. Def:
65
Speed:
65
Total:
299

Misc. Info

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

Vulpix's Abilities

Here are what abilities Vulpix can possibly have, along with their effects.
Flash Fire
Vulpix is immune to Fire moves and increases the power of its Fire moves by 50% when hit by one and while active.
Drought
Changes the weather to Sunny for five turns when Vulpix is sent out in battle.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Vulpix's weakness and resistance is to various types.
WATER
GROUND
ROCK
½
FIRE
GRASS
ICE
BUG
STEEL
FAIRY

Vulpix's Evolution Line

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

Vulpix's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Vulpix 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 Vulpix 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
1
Ember
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
1
Tail Whip
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
4
Disable
Disables the target's last used move for a few turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
8
Quick Attack
Has higher priority.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 30 One Target
12
Spite
Lowers the target's PP of its last used move.
GHOST
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
16
Incinerate
Removes any held berry all nearby enemies was holding.
FIRE
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 Nearby Enemies
20
Confuse Ray
Confuses the target.
GHOST
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
24
Will-O-Wisp
Burns the target.
FIRE
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
28
Extrasensory
Has a 10% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
80 100% 20 One Target
32
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
36
Imprison
Vulpix can't use any moves Vulpix knows.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
40
Fire Spin
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn.
FIRE
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
44
Safeguard
Protects your team from status conditions for the next 5 turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 25 User's Field
48
Inferno
Has a 100% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
100 50% 5 One Target
52
Grudge
If Vulpix is knocked out before its next action, the attacker loses all PP of the move it used.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
56
Fire Blast
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
110 85% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Vulpix 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
TM13
Fire Spin
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn.
FIRE
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 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
Vulpix 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 Vulpix from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM38
Will-O-Wisp
Burns the target.
FIRE
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Vulpix 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
Vulpix can't use any moves Vulpix 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
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Vulpix attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM60
Power Swap
Vulpix swaps any modifiers to its Attack and Special Attack with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
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
TM92
Mystical Fire
100% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Atk by one stage.
FIRE
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Vulpix 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
TR02
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR12
Agility
Raises Vulpix's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR15
Fire Blast
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
110 85% 5 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Vulpix's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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 Vulpix'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
TR36
Heat Wave
Has a 10% chance to burn all nearby enemies.
FIRE
SPECIAL
95 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR43
Overheat
Lowers Vulpix's Special Attack by two stages.
FIRE
SPECIAL
130 90% 5 One Target
TR55
Flare Blitz
Has a 10% chance of burning the target. Vulpix takes -33% of Flare Blitz's damage as recoil damage.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR65
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
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 Vulpix's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Vulpix 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
Hypnosis
Puts the target to sleep.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- 60% 20 One Target
EGG
Flail
Does more damage when Vulpix'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
Memento
Lowers the target's Attack and Special Attack by two stages, then Vulpix faints.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 10 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
EGG
Flame Charge
Raises Vulpix's Speed by one stage.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
50 100% 20 One Target

Where to Find Vulpix

If you're looking for where to find Vulpix, 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 Vulpix in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Vulpix in the Wild

Galar Route 3

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
Sword
15%
Lv. 10-14

Wild Area: Rolling Fields

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
60%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 7-10
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
20%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 7-9

Wild Area: Rolling Fields (2)

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
25%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 7-10

Wild Area: Dappled Grove

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
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Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
2%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 13-15
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
40%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 11-15

Wild Area: Watchtower Ruins

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
10%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 26-29
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
20%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 11-14

Wild Area: West Lake Axewell

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
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Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
35%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 8-14
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
40%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 7-11

Wild Area: East Lake Axewell

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
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Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
25%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 10-15
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
30%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 8-12

Wild Area: North Lake Miloch

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
5%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 26-28

Wild Area: South Lake Miloch

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
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Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
25%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 14-16
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
30%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 11-13

Wild Area: South Lake Miloch (2)

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
15%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 14-16

Wild Area: Axew's Eye

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
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Over.
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Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
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Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
5%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 36-40
Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
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Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
40%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 35-40

Wild Area: Giant's Seat

Overworld Encounters
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Norm.
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Strm.
Intense Sun
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Fog
-- -- -- --
Sword
5%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 33-38

Wild Area: Dusty Bowl

Overworld Encounters
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Strm.
Intense Sun
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-- -- -- --
Shield
30%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 42-47

Wild Area: Hammerlocke Hills

Random Encounters
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Strm.
Intense Sun
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Snow
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Fog
-- -- -- --
Shield
40%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 28-30
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