Shinx (Pokémon)

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This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Shinx (disambiguation).
Shinx
Flash Pokémon
コリンク
Kolink
#403
Shinx



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Electric Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Rivalry or Intimidate Cacophony
Cacophony
Guts
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
235 (41.3%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
1'08" 0.5 m
Shinx
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
20.9 lbs. 9.5 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
60
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
53
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
Shinx
0
HP
1
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
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Footprint
F403.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

Shinx (Japanese: コリンク Kolink) is an Electric-type Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.

It evolves into Luxio starting at level 15, which evolves into Luxray starting at level 30.

Biology

Shinx is a quadrupedal, feline Pokémon resembling a lion cub or lynx kitten. Its front half is light blue, while the rear is black. There is a short tuft of fur on its head and smaller tufts on each cheek. The top tuft is smaller on the female Shinx. It has large, oval ears with yellow, star-shaped markings on the insides; yellow eyes; and a tiny, red nose. Whenever its mouth is open, small fangs can be seen in its upper jaw. A black marking encircles Shinx's neck like a collar, and there are yellow bands above its forepaws. The hind paws are black on the male Shinx and blue on the female. Spiked fur surrounds the base of its long tail, which is tipped with a yellow star shape.

Electricity is produced by the extension and contraction of muscles in Shinx's forelegs, which causes this Pokémon's fur to glow. If it senses danger, its fur can gleam brightly to blind predators so it can flee. Excited trembling is a sign that Shinx is generating tremendous amounts of electricity. It can send signals to other Shinx by shining the tip of its tail and shaking it. It has an aggressive nature; thus, taming a Shinx is said to take great patience.

In the anime

Shinx in the anime

Major appearances

Clemont's Shinx

In A Campus Reunion!, it was revealed that Clemont had befriended a Shinx in his youth. He evolved into a Luxio sometime after he lost contact with him, and he was caught by him when they finally met up again.

Other

Shinx debuted in Not On MY Watch Ya Don't!, under the ownership of Landis. He played a major role in the episode.

In The Rise of Darkrai, Dawn's Piplup got into a fight with a Shinx over a Pecha Berry in the garden. They eventually began a fight among most of the other Pokémon. Not too long after, they were calmed down when Alice started playing Oración. Shinx decided to split the fruit in half and share one half with Piplup.

In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness, a male Shinx asked Team Poképals to retrieve a Gabite scale to help his sick sister. His sister also made an appearance at the end of the episode.

A Shinx debuted in Camping It Up!, under the ownership of Angie. He is her main Pokémon and spends much of his time outside of his Poké Ball.

In There's a New Gym Leader in Town!, two Shinx living at Cheren's Trainers' School were scared by the loud intercom.

Minor appearances

A Shinx appeared in The Champ Twins!.

In Lost Leader Strategy!, two Shinx were under Reggie's care.

A Shinx appeared in a flashback in Aiding the Enemy.

In One Big Happiny Family!, Jessie's fantasy featured a Shinx.

A Shinx appeared in Enter Galactic!.

A Shinx appeared in a flashback in Aiding the Enemy!.

A Shinx appeared in To Thine Own Pokémon Be True!.

In Beating the Bustle and Hustle!, a Trainer's Shinx competed in the fake Sinnoh Pokémon Hustle that Team Rocket had set up.

In DPS01, a Shinx was outside Professor Rowan's lab.

Multiple Shinx appeared in Secrets From Out of the Fog! One of them was among the Pokémon living at N's hideout.

A Shinx appeared in The Journalist from Another Region!.

A Shinx appeared in a fantasy in Clemont's Got a Secret!.

A Trainer's Shinx appeared in Nightfall? Nightmares!.

A Trainer's Shinx appeared in The Gates of Warp!.

A Shinx appeared in Out of Their Elements!, under the ownership of Billy.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP010 Shinx Ash's Pokédex Shinx, the Flash Pokémon. When it senses danger, the hairs on its body light up and it runs away, leaving its opponent dazed.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW111 Shinx Ash's Pokédex Shinx, the Flash Pokémon. When Shinx flexes its muscles, it generates electricity. When sensing danger, its fur glistens.

In the manga

Darkrai Mission Story: Pokémon Ranger Vatonage - the Comic

Sven's Shinx appears in a fantasy in A Fresh Start.

Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl

A Shinx appeared in chapter 25 of Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl.

Pokémon Adventures

A Shinx appeared as a silhouette in Stagestruck Starly.

Platinum was attacked by a pack of wild Shinx and Luxio in Extreme Luxio.

Multiple Shinx appeared in Cautious Clefairy.

A Shinx appeared in a flashback in Tyrant!! The Fiendish Man!.

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!

Main article: Hareta's Shinx

Shinx was the first Pokémon Hareta caught from the wild. Hareta caught him with the intention of challenging Jun to a battle, but the expected battle was sidetracked by Team Galactic's attack on the Valley Windworks. He evolved after defeating B-2 on Iron Island. He first appeared in The Mystery Boy, Jun!!.

In the TCG

Main article: Shinx (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#017
Johto
#—
Diamond All of its fur dazzles if danger is sensed. It flees while the foe is momentarily blinded.
Pearl Its forelegs have a muscle-based system of generating electricity. Its body shines if endangered.
Platinum The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. It glows when in trouble.
HeartGold The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. Its fur glows when it's in trouble.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. It glows when in trouble.
White
Black 2 The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. It glows when in trouble.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. It glows when in trouble.
Y All of its fur dazzles if danger is sensed. It flees while the foe is momentarily blinded.
Omega Ruby The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. It glows when in trouble.
Alpha Sapphire All of its fur dazzles if danger is sensed. It flees while the foe is momentarily blinded.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
Isle of Armor #025
Sinnoh
#017
Hisui
#015
Sword This Pokémon generates electricity by contracting its muscles. Excited trembling is a sign that Shinx is generating a tremendous amount of electricity.
Shield Electricity makes this Pokémon's fur glow. Shinx sends signals to others of its kind by shaking the tip of its tail while the tail tip is shining brightly.
Brilliant Diamond All of its fur dazzles if danger is sensed. It flees while the foe is momentarily blinded.
Shining Pearl Its forelegs have a muscle-based system of generating electricity. Its body shines when it is in danger.
Legends: Arceus Shakes its body to generate electricity. Its stature belies its aggression—one must be patient to tame this Pokémon.
Generation IX Paldea
#94
Scarlet The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. It glows when in trouble.
Violet The extension and contraction of its muscles generates electricity. Its fur glows when it's in trouble.


Pokedex Image Shinx SV.png
Shinx in the Paldea Pokédex

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Routes 202, 203, and 204, Fuego Ironworks
Platinum
Routes 202, 203, and 204, Valley Windworks
HeartGold SoulSilver
Safari Zone (Plains with 10 Plains points)
Routes 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 29, 33, 36, 37, 38, 39, 46, and 48, National Park (Sinnoh Sound)
Pokéwalker
Sinnoh Field
Generation V
Black
Trade
White
White Forest
Black 2 White 2
Trade
Dream World
Pleasant Forest
Generation VI
X Y
Breed Luxio or Luxray
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Breed Luxio or Luxray
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Breed Luxio or Luxray
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Trade
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
TradeVersion 1.2.0+
Expansion Pass
Challenge Beach, Training Lowlands, Challenge Road, Potbottom Desert
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Routes 202, 203, and 204, Fuego Ironworks
Grand Underground - Spacious Cave, Grassland Cave, Sunlit Cavern, Whiteout Cave
Legends: Arceus
Aspiration Hill, Floaro Gardens, Oreburrow Tunnel, Sonorous Path
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
South Province (Area Three)


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Amp Plains (4F-10F, Far Amp Plains 1F)
MD Sky
Starter Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Amp Plains (4F-10F, Far Amp Plains 1F)
Ranger: SoA
Vien Forest
Rumble
Fiery Furnace
MD Light
Starter Pokémon
PokéPark Wii
Meadow Zone
Ranger: GS
Wireless Tower, Forest Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Factory: Sunny Seashore
Conquest
Violight
Rumble U
Jungle Area: Dangerous Rockets
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 1Fr
Shuffle
Roseus Center: Stage 243
Rumble World
Diamond Crater: Fix-Up Factory (All Areas), Distortion Land: Electromagnetic Plant (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Garchomp Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Arceus Sea, Garchomp SeaFinal
Generation VIII
New Snap
Barren Badlands, Fireflow Volcano


GTS events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
DPPt Keiichi Shinx Japanese GTS 6 March 28 to April 3, 2009
DPPt Maatan Shinx Japanese GTS 8 March 28 to April 3, 2009
DPPt Ruirui Shinx Japanese GTS 7 March 28 to April 3, 2009
DPPt Shin Shinx Japanese GTS 5 March 28 to April 3, 2009

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Events* Air Mail Air Mail (100%) Bloom Mail Bloom Mail (100%)
Heart Mail Heart Mail (100%) Tunnel Mail Tunnel Mail (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
45
105 - 152 200 - 294
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
34
35 - 94 65 - 183
40
40 - 101 76 - 196
34
35 - 94 65 - 183
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Total:
263
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
2/4 ★★☆☆
Stamina
3/3 ★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
14/18 ★★


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying ½×
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric ½×
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
044 Thunder Shock Electric Special 04040 100100% 30
088 Charge Electric Status 0000 00——% 20
1212 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
1616 Spark Electric Physical 06565 100100% 20
2020 Roar Normal Status 0000 00——% 20
2424 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100100% 20
2828 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
3232 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 09090% 20
3636 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
4040 Discharge Electric Special 08080 100100% 15
4444 Swagger Normal Status 0000 08585% 15
4848 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Shinx
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Shinx
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM003Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM003 Fake Tears Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM006Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM006 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM008Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM008 Fire Fang Fire Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM009Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM009 Thunder Fang Electric Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM010Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM010 Ice Fang Ice Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM017Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM017 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM018Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM018 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM020Bag TM Grass SV Sprite.png TM020 Trailblaze Grass Physical 05050 100}}100% 20
TM023Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM023 Charge Beam Electric Special 05050 090}}90% 10
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM030Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM030 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM032Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM032 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM048Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM048 Volt Switch Electric Special 07070 100}}100% 20
TM049Bag TM Fire SV Sprite.png TM049 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM050Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM050 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM063Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM063 Psychic Fangs Psychic Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM072Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM072 Electro Ball Electric Special 0000 100}}100% 10
TM075Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM075 Light Screen Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM082Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM082 Thunder Wave Electric Status 0000 090}}90% 20
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM096Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM096 Eerie Impulse Electric Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM108Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM108 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM126Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM126 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM127Bag TM Fairy SV Sprite.png TM127 Play Rough Fairy Physical 09090 090}}90% 10
TM130Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM130 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM136Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM136 Electric Terrain Electric Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM147Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM147 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
TM166Bag TM Electric SV Sprite.png TM166 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Shinx
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Shinx
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Baby-Doll Eyes Fairy Status 100% 30
Double Kick Fighting Physical 30 100% 30
Howl Normal Status —% 40
Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
Quick Attack Normal Physical 40 100% 30
Shock Wave Electric Special 60 —% 20
Take Down Normal Physical 90 85% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Shinx in Generation IX
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Shinx in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Shinx
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Shinx
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 403.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Electric
Poké Assist: Electric PA.png
Electric
Field move: Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry R-049
It discharges electricity from all over its body to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Electric
Poké Assist:
(present)
Electric Assist.png
Electric
Field move:
(present)
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Electric Assist.png
Electric
Field move:
(past)
Electrify 1 field move.png
(Electrify ×1)
Browser entry R-123/N-043
It causes thunderbolts to strike that make Pokémon Paused.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush403 fBody.png Walking Speed: 1.64 seconds Base HP: 46
Base Attack: 66 Base Defense: 43 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW403.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Shinx plays in the Meadow Zone. His favorite Attraction is Bulbasaur's Daring Dash.
Pokémon Conquest
PCP403.png HP: ★★ Move: Spark
Attack: Ability 1: Intimidate
Ability 2: Sequence
Ability 3: Celebrate
Defense:
Speed: ★★
Evolves into Luxio when its Attack is 35 or higher
Range: 4 Perfect Links: Dōsetsu and Takatane
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Electric
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT403.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Electric
None.png Attack Power: 30 - 85 Raise Max Level.png 5

#346
Shuffle403.png

Counterattack
Deals even more damage the more disruptions there are.


Pokémon GO
GO403.png Base Stamina: 128 Base Attack: 117 Base Defense: 64
Egg Distance: 10 km Buddy Distance: 5 km Evolution Requirement: Shinx Candy 25
Fast Attacks: Tackle, Spark
Charged Attacks: Discharge, Thunderbolt, Swift, FrustrationAs Shadow Pokémon, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon
New Pokémon Snap
NPS403.png
Photodex entry #139
Shinx looked like it was having fun playing with Charmander. As the Pokémon ran around chasing each other, Shinx’s forelegs were naturally generating electricity.


Costumes in Pokémon GO
GO403Fashion2020.png
Fashionable costume

Evolution

403Shinx.png
Unevolved
Shinx
 Electric 
Rare Candy
Level 15
404Luxio.png
First evolution
Luxio
 Electric 
Rare Candy
Level 30
405Luxray.png
Second evolution
Luxray
 Electric 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Male Male Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
Legends: Arceus
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
HOME
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
403MS8.png For other sprites and images, please see Shinx images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

  • Shinx bears a resemblance to a hoax Pokémon that was created on April Fool's Day 2005.
  • Shinx's English name was originally thought to be "Spinx" because of a low-quality photo with its name on it.
  • Shinx is the only Pokémon with a base stat total of 263.

Origin

Shinx resembles a lion cub or a lynx kitten in appearance. It may have also been inspired by the mythical sphinx, as its short face, human-like ears, and lion-like appearance and name are similar. It may have also been inspired by the constellation Leo, due to Shinx's lion-like appearance and the fact that it bears a signature star shape on the end of its tail.

Name origin

Shinx may be a combination of shock, shine, or shining, and lynx or sphinx.

Kolink may be a combination of 子 ko (child) and blink or リンクス lynx.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese コリンク Kolink From ko and lynx or blink
France Flag.png French Lixy From a corruption of lynx
Spain Flag.png Spanish Shinx Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Sheinux From Schein, Luchs, and lux
Italy Flag.png Italian Shinx Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 꼬링크 Koringku From 꼬마 kkoma and lynx or blink
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 小貓怪 / 小猫怪 Xiǎomāoguài From xiǎo, 貓 / 猫 māo or 山貓 / 山猫 shānmāo, and guài
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 小貓怪 Síumāaugwaai From síu, māau or 山貓 / 山猫 sāanmāau, and gwaai


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