Ho-oh

Ho-oh is a Fire/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Rainbow Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold Legends claim this POKéMON flies the world's skies continuously on its magnificent seven-colored wings.
Silver A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind it when it flies.
Crystal It will reveal itself before a pure-hearted trainer by shining its bright rainbow-colored wings.
Ruby
Sapphire
HO-OH’s feathers glow in seven colors depending on the angle at which they are struck by light. These feathers are said to bring happiness to the bearers. This POKéMON is said to live at the foot of a rainbow.
FireRed A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind it when it flies.
LeafGreen Legends claim this POKéMON flies the world’s skies continuously on its magnificent seven-colored wings.
Emerald Its feathers--which glow in seven colors depending on the angle at which they are struck by light--are thought to bring joy. It is said to live at the foot of a rainbow.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Its feathers are in seven colors. It is said that anyone seeing it is promised eternal happiness.
HeartGold Legends claim this Pokémon flies the world’s skies continuously on its magnificent, seven-colored wings.
SoulSilver A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind it when it flies.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Its feathers are in seven colors. It is said that anyone seeing it is promised eternal happiness.
X A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind it when it flies.
Y It will reveal itself before a pure-hearted Trainer by shining its bright, rainbow-colored wings.

Evolution chart

  • Ho-oh does not evolve.

Name origin

Hōō
Chinese phoenix

Moves learned by Ho-oh

Ho-oh sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Ho-oh

Gold
Silver
Tin Tower
Emerald Navel Rock
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Bell Tower