how many reindeer does santa have?

best answer
Santa Claus has a team of 9 reindeer. His original team included Dasher Dancer Prancer Vixen Comet Cupid Donner and Blitzen. Rudolph the red nose reindeer was born much later and joined the team because of his special power — his glowing red nose that leads Santa and the other reindeer through the dark skies.