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Talk:Fennekin (Pokémon)

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I think its also possible that the kin part is derived from Kitsune. Drop the Tsu and e and you got kin. It also might be from Kinetic as in Kinetic energy.

Also I think after 5 gens of games, its safe to say that it's Pokedex number will be 004 for its regional dex spot. In all the games, the first fire starter has always been 004 in their regional dex. Yamitora1 (talk) 17:05, 8 January 2013 (UTC)


Fennekin is based on a Fennec fox ;) --PenBlooeR 12:54, 8 January 2013 (UTC)


i think its fennel and vixen not kitten! Badwolf1234 (talk) 13:11, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

I agree, definetly makes more sense than kitten --PenBlooeR 13:26, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

Maybe more fennec and kind (child in german) Milde (talk) 16:39, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

I'm fairly confident that it's Fennec and Kindle, guys. It's the fire starter, after all, you'd expect its name to reference fire in some way. Aielyn (talk) 00:16, 9 January 2013 (UTC)

Stock Image

Can we please put this image instead of the other image? 81px-Fennekin.png the current one looks like it was crushed by two walls.- unsigned comment from Invert™ (talkcontribs)

It's the same file, but for some reason it doesn't update G_G --PenBlooeR 18:09, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
The server will update the image itself, please be patient. AdynizWanna talk? 18:21, 8 January 2013 (UTC)


Although we obviously can't make any assumptions and put them on the Fennekin page, would it be safe to say that it is a Fire/Psychic type? The move that it used against the Kirlia in the trailer looked a lot like a psychic type move. Cafeolay (talk) 23:28, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

Not yet. Besides, most Pokémon used moves that don't get STAB. PattyMan 23:33, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
  • I.E. Psyduck and Golduck. They learn Psychic moves and they aren't Psychic-types. Also, is there any confirmation that it was a psychic attack? Seriously, I'm curious if there was. ----NateVirus(Talk|Contributions) 23:41, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
Yeah I realize that it may not be a psychic type, I'm just putting the idea out there. The Psyduck/Golduck analogy is actually a great example. Cafeolay (talk) 23:44, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
  • Thanks. LOL. I'm assuming that this site goes off of confirmed/official info, though it isn't a bad thought. It probably is best to just wait until something official is release on the types and evolutions. But here's to wishful thinking and hopefully not having another Fire/Fighting type starter. XD Until then, I'm guessing we'll have to wait and see. ----NateVirus(Talk|Contributions) 23:55, 8 January 2013 (UTC)

Design Origin

Shouldn't we add that it appears to be based on a fennec fox? --CoolDudeAl (talk) 01:31, 9 January 2013 (UTC)