Where to find Vulpix & Ninetales in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC

Kurt Perry
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An old favorite has returned with Vulpix finally being obtainable in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet courtesy of the first DLC Expansion, The Teal Mask. Here’s where to find the Fox Pokemon on your adventures in Kitakami.

Vulpix is a fox-inspired Fire-type Pokemon first introduced in Generation I’s Red & Blue. This adorable little canine plus its evolution Ninetales have always been fan favorites so trainers are sure to be eager to catch them.

Although Vulpix was missing from the base Scarlet & Violet games, fans of this cute fox will be happy to hear they can now find it in the first DLC, The Teal Mask.

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Below you’ll find everything you need to know to catch Vulpix in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet and then evolve it into Ninetales.

How to get Vulpix in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Vulpix can be found in several routes scattered across Kitakami. although the easiest place to find it is in the grassy plains around Reveler’s Road.

Alternatively, Vulpix can be encountered in the following grassy areas and bamboo groves:

  • Kitakami Wilds
  • Mossfell Confluence
  • Paradise Barrens
  • Reveler’s Road
  • Timeless Woods
  • Wistful Fields
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Vulpix is found in grassy areas and bamboo groves in the Teal Mask DLC.

How to evolve Vulpix into Ninetales

You can evolve Vulpix into Ninetales by giving it a Fire Stone, Simply select a Fire Stone from the Other Items section of your Bag and use it on Vulpix.

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This can be done at any level and is the only way to get Ninetales as it cannot be found in the wild. Check out our dedicated guide on where to find evolution items to find out where to get a Fire Stone.

Now that you know how to get Vulpix, check out some more handy Pokemon Scarlet & Violet guides below:

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About The Author

Kurt Perry is a British games writer who started at Dexerto in April 2023. He graduated from Staffordshire University in 2019 with a BA in Games Journalism and PR. Prior to joining Dexerto, Kurt contributed 900 articles for PC Invasion including over 350 guides. He's an all-rounder that is particularly knowledgeable about Call of Duty, Destiny, and Pokemon.