Not all of the 1st generation of Pokemon made the cut, but Vulpix did. This guide explains Where To Find Vulpix In Pokemon Sword & Shield so you can add one of the original fiery bad-asses to your party in the brand new Pokemon game on the Switch.
The original cast of 150 Pokemon feature a variety of strong Fire types but few shared the power and visual splendor of Vulpix, especially when evolved into the more powerful Ninetails. Both can learn some of the strongest Fire moves in the game, so it’s a great addition to any team looking to add a bit more heat to its lineup.
This is where you can find Vulpix in Pokemon Sword very easily. If you are playing Pokemon Shield, you will find a lot of Growlithe here instead. You can find both Pokemon in both versions. Vulpix is available near the end-game material, inside a high level Wild Area den for Shield, you can also catch it in the long grass in the Fire gym.
Where To Find & Catch Vulpix In Pokemon Sword & ShieldVuplix can be found in the Wild Area, here on the map. Vulpix will only be out during the day time and when it is clear skies.
Head to this location and you can track down a Vulpix for yourself. Vulpix is a Fire type Pokemon, which means it’s weak to Water. Be very careful when using a Water Pokemon. While you can take a lot of Fire hits, you can kill Vulpix easily. It’s best to use a Water Pokemon that has some basic Normal moves, like Tackle. This way your defense remains high and you won’t accidentally kill Vulpix in a single attack.
Wear down Vulpix to low HP, use status moves like Sleep if you are struggling, then toss your ball and hope for the best.
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