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Renamon
(レナモン)
Renamon b
Level Rookie
Type (Ja:) Beast Man
(En:) Animal
Attribute Data
Family Nightmare Soldiers
Nature Spirits
Virus Busters
Debut Bo-408: Renamon
Prior forms Viximon[1]
Puttimon[2]
Next forms Kyubimon[3]
Youkomon[4]
Partners Rika Nonaka
Yuma Kagura
Black Silver
Voice actors (Ja:) Yuka Imai (Tamers), Susumu Chiba (Savers)
(En:) Mari Devon (Tamers/Data Squad)
Other Names
• (Zh:) 妖狐獸/妖狐兽 Yāohú shòu[citation needed]
Variations
Renamon X
Gallery

Renamon is an Animal Digimon. It has the appearance of a golden fox. Renamon is a Digimon whose relationship with humans is expressed bluntly, so depending on how it was raised during its time as an In-Training, it is said that it can digivolve to a Renamon of particularly high intelligence. As it is always calm, cool, and collected, it is practiced enough that it doesn't lose that composure in any situation. Its slender, tall appearance excels when compared with other Rookies, and rather than Power Battling, it makes sport of the enemy with various arts that use its speed.[5]

Attacks

  • Diamond Storm[6] (狐葉楔 Koyousetsu?, lit. "Fox Leaf Arrowheads"): Throws sharpened leaves at the opponent.
  • Kohenkyo (狐変虚? lit. "Fox Switch Deception"): Uses a transformation art in which it copies the opponent's appearance and re-covers itself in that texture.
  • Power Paw[7] (藤八拳 Touhakken?, lit. "Tohachi Game"[8]): Shrouds its paws in ghostly flames, then delivers a powerful kick. In Digimon World Data Squad, it attacks with an even stronger version of "Palm Strike". In Digimon Masters, it copies its body to attack the enemy.
  • Palm Strike (掌打 Shouda?): Attacks with a strong hand strike.
  • Swift Strike (爪斬 Souzan?, lit. "Claw Slash"): Attacks with a swift hand chop.
  • Spin Kick (狐回蹴 Kokaishū?, lit. "Fox Spin Kick"): Attacks with multiple roundhouse kicks.
  • Super Chop (狐閃撃 Kosengeki?, lit. "Fox Flash Attack"): Attacks with an even swifter version of "Swift Strike".
  • Diamond Storm[please confirm] (空中狐葉楔 Kūchū Koyousetsu?, lit. "Aerial Fox Leaf Arrowheads"): Fires off "Diamond Storm" while in midair.
  • Rapid Kick[please confirm] (狐連脚 Korenkyaku?, lit. "Fox Combo Leg"): Unleashes a series of high kicks in rapid succession.

Design

Renamon is a golden, bipedal fox (Vulpes vulpes) with fur sticking out from its shoulders and a furry chest. Its only form of clothing are the purple sleeves it wears, which has a yin-yang symbol on each, and has three fingers and claws on each hand. Swirling symbols can also be seen on its knees, which are yellow, like most of its body. It also has long, white, three-toed legs and a long, white-tipped tail.

Etymologies

Renamon (レナモン)

Official romanization given by the Digimon Reference Book and used in the franchise.

  • (Fra:) Renard (lit. "Fox (Vulpes vulpes)").

Development

According to Chiaki J. Konaka's notes, Renamon was originally going to be named "Lunamon" (ルナモン?).[9]

Fiction

Digimon Tamers

Main article: Renamon (Tamers)

Digimon Tamers: Brave Tamer

Main article: Renamon (Tamers)

Digimon Tamers: Digimon Medley

Main article: Renamon (Tamers)

Digimon Fusion

Main article: Renamon (Tamers)

Digimon World 3

A starter Digimon in both Balanced and Attack packs. A DRI Agent for Renamon is on the top of Leomon's Gym. It is also available as a Blue Rookie Card with 4/4 and is the third most powerful Rookie Digimon Card. Its main Digivolutions are Kyubimon at LV5, Taomon at LV20 and Sakuyamon at LV40.

Digimon World: Next Order

Renamon is a Air Data type, Rookie level Digimon. It digivolves from Nyaromon and Tanemon and can digivolve into Kyubimon, Kyubimon (Silver), Turuiemon and Leomon. If not meeting the requirements for any of those Champions before the age of 7, it will digivolve into Numemon if Attack is higher, or Geremon if Wisdom is higher. If the poop gauge hits max, it will digivolve into Sukamon.

Digimon Battle Spirit

Main article: Renamon (Tamers)

Digimon Rumble Arena

Main article: Renamon (Tamers)

Digimon World Data Squad

Digimon World DS

Renamon digivolves from Tanemon at LV 10 with 150 holy exp and can digivolve to Kyubimon. Renamon can be found at Sheer Valley.

Digimon World Dawn and Dusk

Renamon is #048 in Digimon World Dawn and Dusk, and is a Speed-class Holy species Digimon with a resistance to the Light element and a weakness to the Dark element. Its basic stats are 113 HP, 136 MP, 71 Attack, 62 Defense, 73 Spirit, 68 Speed, and 24 Aptitude. It possesses the Speed 2 and Quick 1 traits.

It dwells in the Limit Valley.

Renamon digivolves from Gummymon and can digivolve to Kyubimon or Sorcerymon. In order to Digivolve or degenerate into Renamon, your Digimon must be at least LV 12 with 70 speed.

Renamon can also be hatched from the Evil Patterned Digi-Egg.

Digimon Story: Lost Evolution

Renamon is #045, and is a Rookie-level, Speed-class, Beast-species Digimon with a resistance to the Earth and Dark elements, and a weakness to the Water and Holy elements. It possesses the Paralysis Protection and Evasion traits.

It dwells in the Pixel Desert. When defeated, it drops the Bug Plate for Kyubimon, or the Digi-Egg of Courage. Renamon is a Digimon in the DigiBase who gives information on Digimon plate repairs.

Renamon digivolves from Puttimon and can digivolve into Kyubimon. In order to digivolve or degenerate into Renamon, your Digimon must be at least level 11.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth

Renamon is a Plant Data Type, Rookie level Digimon and uses 5 memory. It digivolves from Tanemon and can digivolve to Woodmon, Garurumon, Kyubimon and BlackGatomon. It's special attack is Diamond Storm and its support skill is Adroit Wisdom which increases Intelligence by 15%.

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory

Renamon is #062 and is a Plant Data Type, Rookie level Digimon and uses 5 memory. It digivolves from Tanemon and can digivolve to Woodmon, Garurumon, Kyubimon, BlackGatomon, Turuiemon and Lekismon. It's special attack is Diamond Storm and its support skill is Adroit Wisdom which increases Intelligence by 15%.

Digimon World Championship

Renamon can digivolve from Nyaromon and can digivolve into either Leomon, Sukamon, Kyuubimon, and the alternate Youkomon.

Digimon Battle

Renamon is a Data Rookie Digimon who digivolves from Viximon at level 11. The "Renamon T.F.U." item turns the player's current partner into a Renamon, maintaining its level but resetting its skill and stat points. It has a stat build of 2-4-2-0. Renamon's Skill 1 is Touhakken, which is a proximity two target skill, and its Skill 2 is Koyousetsu, which is a distant five target skill. Renamon gains the ability to digivolve to Kyubimon at level 21, Taomon at level 31, and Sakuyamon at level 41. There is also a special event Renamon who can digivolve to Kuzuhamon instead.

Digimon Masters

Renamon is an obtainable mercenary Digimon. It digivolves into Kyubimon at LVL 11, Taomon at LVL 25 and Sakuyamon at LVL 41. Also Kuzuhamon is an unlockable stage available at LVL 65.

Notes and references

  1. Digimon Tamers, "Such Sweet Sorrow" [51]
  2. Digimon World Dawn
  3. Digimon Tamers, "O Partner, Where Art Thou?" [06]
  4. Digivice: D-Ark Version 2.0
  5. Digimon Reference Book: Renamon
  6. This attack is named "Leaf Blade" in Digimon World Data Squad, and retains its original name of "Koyousetsu" on Bo-169.
  7. This attack is named "Power Chop" in Digimon World Data Squad, and retains its original name of "Touhakken" in Digimon Battle, St-153, Bo-169, and DP-X2.
  8. "Tohachi-Ken", also known as "Kitsune-Ken", is a hand game invented by Tohachi Okumura during the Tokugawa Shogunate. It is similar to rock-paper-scissors, and uses gestures for a daimyo, rifle, and fox.
  9. Chiaki J. Nonaka's Digimon Tamers Resources: Concept Planning Notes