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#229 Houndoom

official Houndoom artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Houndoom
Type DarkFire
Species Dark Pokémon
Height 1.4 m (4' 7")
Weight 35 kg (77.2 lbs)
Catch rate 45

Houndoom's description

Houndoom is a Dark- / Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 2 and has the National Dex number #229. The Pokédex classifies it as the Dark Pokémon.

Houndoom's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
헬가 (Helga) Démolosse Hundemon ヘルガー (Hellgar) 黑魯加 / 黑鲁加 (Hēilǔjiā)

Houndoom's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterGrassIceFightingGroundPsychicRockGhostDarkSteelFairy
x ½x 2x ½x ½x 2x 2x 0x 2x ½x ½x ½fairy

Houndoom's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Slow
Base Happiness 35
EV yield 2 Sp. Atk

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Field
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Houndoom's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Early Bird Flash Fire Unnerve

Houndoom's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 75
135 260 182 354
Attack 90
85 166 156 306
Defense 50
49 94 112 218
Sp. Atk 110
103 202 178 350
Sp. Def 80
76 148 145 284
Speed 95
90 175 161 317
Total 500

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Houndoom's evolutions

Level 24

Houndoom's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
2GoldIf you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
2SilverUpon hearing its eerie howls, other Pokémon get the shivers and head straight back to their nests.
2CrystalThe pungent-smelling flame that shoots from its mouth results from toxins burning in its body.
2Stadium 2If you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
3Ruby, SapphireIn a Houndoom pack, the one with its horns raked sharply towards the back serves a leadership role. These Pokémon choose their leader by fighting amongst themselves.
3EmeraldIn a Houndoom pack, the one with its horns raked sharply back serves a leadership role. They choose their leader by fighting among themselves.
3FireRedUpon hearing its eerie howls, other Pokémon get the shivers and head straight back to their nests.
3LeafGreenIf you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
4Diamond, PearlLong ago, people imagined its eerie howls to be the call of the grim reaper.
4PlatinumThe flames it breathes when angry contain toxins. If they cause a burn, it will hurt forever.
4HeartGoldIf you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
4SoulSilverUpon hearing its eerie howls, other Pokémon get the shivers and head straight back to their nests.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2The flames it breathes when angry contain toxins. If they cause a burn, it will hurt forever.
6XLong ago, people imagined its eerie howls to be the call of the grim reaper.
6YThe flames it breathes when angry contain toxins. If they cause a burn, it will hurt forever.
6Omega Ruby, Alpha SapphireIn a Houndoom pack, the one with its horns raked sharply toward the back serves a leadership role. These Pokémon choose their leader by fighting among themselves.
7Ultra SunThey spew flames mixed with poison to finish off their opponents. They divvy up their prey evenly among the members of their pack.
7Ultra MoonIdentifiable by its eerie howls, people a long time ago thought it was the grim reaper and feared it.

Houndoom's variants

Mega Houndoom

official Mega Houndoom artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Mega Houndoom
Type DarkFire
Species Dark Pokémon
Height 1.9 m (6' 3")
Weight 49.5 kg (109.1 lbs)
Catch rate45

Mega Houndoom's description

Mega Houndoom is a Dark- / Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 6. The Pokédex classifies it as the Dark Pokémon.

Mega Houndoom's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterGrassIceFightingGroundPsychicRockGhostDarkSteel
x ½x 2x ½x ½x 2x 2x 0x 2x ½x ½x ½

Mega Houndoom's rearing

Training
Experience Growth Slow
Base Happiness 35
EV yield 2 Sp. Atk
Breeding
Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Field
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Mega Houndoom's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Solar Power - -

Mega Houndoom's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 75
135 260 182 354
Attack 90
85 166 156 306
Defense 90
85 166 156 306
Sp. Atk 140
130 256 211 416
Sp. Def 90
85 166 156 306
Speed 115
108 211 183 361
Total 600

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Mega Houndoom's Pokédex entries

Game Pokédex entry
Ultra MoonIts red claws and the tips of its tail are melting from high internal temperatures that are painful to Houndoom itself.
Ultra SunHoundoom’s entire body generates heat when it Mega Evolves. Its fearsome fiery breath turns its opponents to ash.