天狐

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Grade: 1 Hyōgaiji

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天狐 (hiragana てんこ, romaji tenko)

  1. (mythology, Shintō): A heavenly/celestial fox; a nine-tail fox said to be the most powerful form of the kitsune: Once they turn 1,000-years-old, they gain all nine of their tails, turn a golden color, and ascend to the heavens, where they become celestial foxes.

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