Original Japanese name: Kyuukon

Type: Fire

Species: Fox

Height: 3'7"

Weight: 43.9lbs

Evolution: Evolves from Vulpix

Ninetales has nine long tails and fur that gleams gold. Legend has it that Ninetales came into being when nine saintly wizards possessing sacred powers merged into one and were reincarnated as this pokemon. Ninetales is highly intelligent and can understand human speech. It it also very vindictive and is said to lay a 1,000-year long curse if its tail is pulled as a joke. Some legends claim that each of its nine tails is imbued with its own unique type of special mystical power. The tails are filled with wondrous energy that is thought to keep this pokemon alive for 1,000 years. A long-lived Ninetales will have fur that shines like gold. When in battle, it casts a sinister light from its bright red eyes to gain total control over its foe's mind.

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