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(Flareon is not based on a fox. Its face and body structure are feline, not vulpine. It is likely based on a lion, as well as a long-haired cat, such as the Norwegian Forest Cat.)
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==Biology==
 
==Biology==
 
===Physiology===
 
===Physiology===
Flareon is orange in color, with yellow on its tail, around its neck, and on its head. It has fox-like tail that appears to resemble flames.
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Flareon is mainly orange in color, with a bushy yellow mane, a wide, fluffy flame-shaped tail, and a tuft of yellow fur atop its head. It has a short catlike muzzle and a small triangular nose. Its ears are long and rabbit-like, with flare-like tips. It has large, bulky paws with no visible claws.
   
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Flareon's tail is flame-shaped to signify its association with fire. It also possesses a thick mane, and a slightly bulky body shape, resembling both a Norwegian Forest Cat (like Eevee), and a lion. Lions are known to be associated with heat and fire, due to their environment in the sweltering savannas of Africa. Flareon also shares traits with long-haired cats, such as the Norwegian Forest Cat, a large breed of cat that has a bushy tail and a thick mane of fur around its neck.
Its appearance is based on the fennec. The fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) is a small nocturnal fox found in the Sahara of North Africa. Its most distinctive feature is unusually large ears, perfect explanation of why Flareon has large ears. The fennec is the smallest species of canid in the world; coat, ears and kidney functions have adapted to a high-temperature, low-water, desert environment, which explains why Flareon is a fire-type. In addition, its hearing is sensitive enough to hear prey moving underground.
 
   
The species is usually assigned to the genus Vulpes; however, this is debated due to differences between the fennec fox and other fox species. The fennec's fur is prized by the indigenous peoples of North Africa, and in some parts of the world, the animal is considered an exotic pet, which explains why Flareon has a rich, royal, and fashionable looking fur coat around its neck.
 
 
Shiny Flareon have the same colors as it's pre-evolution, Eevee.
 
   
 
===Special abilities===
 
===Special abilities===
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
* Shiny Flareon has a similar coloration as its pre-evolution, Eevee.
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===Origin===
 
===Origin===
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Flaron's appearance is likely based on lions and long-haired cats, such as the Norwegian Forest Cat.
Flaron's appearance is based on the [[wikipedia:fennec fox|fennec fox]]. However, this is debated due to differences between the fennec fox and other fox species. The fennec's fur is prized by the indigenous peoples of North Africa, and in some parts of the world, the animal is considered an exotic pet, which explains why Flareon has a rich, royal, and fashionable looking fur coat around its neck. It also explains why Flareon is treated like a pet.
 
   
 
====Etymology====
 
====Etymology====

Revision as of 22:23, 3 July 2014

Flareon (Japanese: ブースター Buusutaa) is a Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Flareon is mainly orange in color, with a bushy yellow mane, a wide, fluffy flame-shaped tail, and a tuft of yellow fur atop its head. It has a short catlike muzzle and a small triangular nose. Its ears are long and rabbit-like, with flare-like tips. It has large, bulky paws with no visible claws.

Flareon's tail is flame-shaped to signify its association with fire. It also possesses a thick mane, and a slightly bulky body shape, resembling both a Norwegian Forest Cat (like Eevee), and a lion. Lions are known to be associated with heat and fire, due to their environment in the sweltering savannas of Africa. Flareon also shares traits with long-haired cats, such as the Norwegian Forest Cat, a large breed of cat that has a bushy tail and a thick mane of fur around its neck.


Special abilities

Flareon have the ability Flash Fire. Flash Fire allows Flareon's Attack to increase when it is hit by a Fire-type move. It has a flame sack in its body. Its body temperature can reach up to 1,650 degrees Fahrenheit before battle.

Evolution

Flareon is one of the evolutions of Eevee that is caused by exposure to a Fire Stone.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Red and Blue Evolve Eevee None
Yellow Evolve Eevee None
Gold and Silver Evolve Eevee None
Crystal Evolve Eevee None
Ruby and Sapphire Trade None
FireRed and LeafGreen Evolve Eevee None
Emerald Trade None
Diamond and Pearl Evolve Eevee None
Platinum Evolve Eevee None
HeartGold and SoulSilver Evolve Eevee None
Black and White Trade None
Black 2 and White 2 Evolve Eevee None
X and Y Evolve Eevee None

Pokédex entries

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Gallery

Trivia

  • Shiny Flareon has a similar coloration as its pre-evolution, Eevee.

Origin

Flaron's appearance is likely based on lions and long-haired cats, such as the Norwegian Forest Cat.

Etymology

Flareon's name originates from the words flare and eon. Flare means to blaze with a sudden burst of flame. Eon means an indefinitely long period of time, relating to the long string of eight eeveelutions.

See also

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