228 #228 Houndour #230 Kingdra 230

Houndoom Houndoom #229 - Dark Pokemon

Houndoom
Hear Houndoom's Cry
types DarkFire
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 5'7" 1.4 m
weight 77.2 lb. 35.0 kg
generation
National: #229 | Johto: #210

Family Family

General228
#228 - Houndour
Level229
#229 - Houndoom
Lv. 24

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Ground 5,100

229 Locations

Where to catch Houndoom in Pokemon Pearl

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Route 21423-24Walking in tall grass or a cave22%
Route 21520-22Walking in tall grass or a cave22%

Moves Moves

Abilities

Early BirdHalves the duration of sleep.
Flash FireProtects against Fire moves. Once one has been blocked, the Pokemon's own Fire moves inflict 1.5× damage until it leaves battle.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1LeerNormalNone--30100%Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
1EmberFireSpecial4025100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
1SmogPoisonSpecial202070%Has a 40% chance to poison the target.
1HowlNormalNone--40--Raises the user's Attack by one stage.
1Thunder FangElectricPhysical651595%Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target and a $effect_chance% chance to make the target flinch.
4HowlNormalNone--40--Raises the user's Attack by one stage.
9SmogPoisonSpecial202070%Has a 40% chance to poison the target.
14RoarNormalNone--20100%Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokemon.
17BiteDarkPhysical6025100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
22Odor SleuthNormalNone--40--Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.
28Beat UpDarkPhysical110100%Hits once for every conscious Pokemon the trainer has.
32Fire FangFirePhysical651595%Has a 10% chance to burn the target and a $effect_chance% chance to make the target flinch.
38Faint AttackDarkPhysical6020--Never misses.
44EmbargoDarkNone--15100%Target cannot use held items.
48FlamethrowerFireSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
54CrunchDarkPhysical8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.
60Nasty PlotDarkNone--20--Raises the user's Special Attack by two stages.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM5RoarNormalNone--20100%Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokemon.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM12TauntDarkNone--20100%For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM22SolarbeamGrassSpecial12010100%Requires a turn to charge before attacking.
TM23Iron TailSteelPhysical1001575%Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM30Shadow BallGhostSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM35FlamethrowerFireSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM36Sludge BombPoisonSpecial9010100%Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
TM38Fire BlastFireSpecial120585%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM41TormentDarkNone--15100%Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM46ThiefDarkPhysical4010100%Takes the target's item.
TM49SnatchDarkNone--10--Steals the target's move, if it's self-targeted.
TM50OverheatFireSpecial140590%Lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages after inflicting damage.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM61Will-o-wispFireNone--1575%Burns the target.
TM63EmbargoDarkNone--15100%Target cannot use held items.
TM66PaybackDarkPhysical5010100%Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.
TM68Giga ImpactNormalPhysical150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM79Dark PulseDarkSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
TM85Dream EaterPsychicSpecial10015100%Only works on sleeping Pokemon. Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
CounterFightingPhysical120100%Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.
Fire SpinFireSpecial351585%Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.
RageNormalPhysical2020100%If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.
ReversalFightingPhysical115100%Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.
SpiteGhostNone--10100%Lowers the PP of the target's last used move by 4.
PursuitDarkPhysical4020100%If the target leaves battle this turn, user will hit the target with double power and then hit its replacement normally.
Beat UpDarkPhysical110100%Hits once for every conscious Pokemon the trainer has.
Will-o-wispFireNone--1575%Burns the target.
FeintNormalPhysical3010100%Only works if the target uses Protect or Detect on this turn.
PunishmentDarkPhysical15100%Power increases against targets with more raised stats, up to a maximum of 200.
Nasty PlotDarkNone--20--Raises the user's Special Attack by two stages.
Thunder FangElectricPhysical651595%Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target and a $effect_chance% chance to make the target flinch.
Fire FangFirePhysical651595%Has a 10% chance to burn the target and a $effect_chance% chance to make the target flinch.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP75
Statbar
260 - 354260 - 354260 - 354
Attack90
Statbar
166 - 251185 - 279203 - 306
Defense50
Statbar
94 - 179105 - 199115 - 218
Sp. Attack110
Statbar
202 - 287225 - 319247 - 350
Sp. Defense80
Statbar
148 - 233165 - 259181 - 284
Speed95
Statbar
175 - 260195 - 289214 - 317
TOTAL 500
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
204 1,250,000 45 35 Special Attack: 2 points

Images Images

BlackHoundoomHoundoomHoundoomHoundoom
White
DiamondHoundoomHoundoomHoundoomHoundoom
Pearl
PlatinumHoundoomHoundoomHoundoomHoundoom
HeartGoldHoundoomHoundoomHoundoomHoundoom
SoulSilver
RubyHoundoomHoundoomHoundoomHoundoom
Sapphire
EmeraldHoundoomHoundoom
GoldHoundoomHoundoomHoundoomHoundoom
Silver
CrystalHoundoomHoundoomHoundoomHoundoom

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2The flames it breathes when angry contain toxins. If they cause a burn, it will hurt forever.
White 2
Black
White
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGoldIf you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
SoulSilverUpon hearing its eerie howls, other Pokemon get the shivers and head straight back to their nests.
RubyIn a HOUNDOOM pack, the one with its horns raked sharply towards the back serves a leadership role. These POKeMON choose their leader by fighting amongst themselves.
Sapphire
Emerald
FireRedUpon hearing its eerie howls, other POKeMON get the shivers and head straight back to their nests.
LeafGreenIf you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
GoldIf you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
SilverUpon hearing its eerie howls, other POKeMON get the shivers and head straight back to their nests.
CrystalThe pungent- smelling flame that shoots from its mouth results from toxins burning in its body.

Other Other

Name Etymology Hound + doom
228 #228 Houndour #230 Kingdra 230