Houndoom

Houndoom is a Dark/Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Dark Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Gold
LeafGreen
HeartGold
If you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
Silver
FireRed
SoulSilver
Upon hearing its eerie howls, other POKéMON get the shivers and head straight back to their nests.
Crystal The pungent-smelling flame that shoots from its mouth results from toxins burning in its body.
Ruby
Sapphire
In 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.
Emerald In a HOUNDOOM pack, the one with its horns raked sharply back serves a leadership role. They choose their leader by fighting among themselves.
Diamond
Pearl
Long ago, people imagined its eerie howls to be the call of the grim reaper.
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The flames it breathes when angry contain toxins. If they cause a burn, it will hurt forever.

Evolution chart

Houndour
#228
Houndour
Dark · Fire

(Level 24)
Houndoom
#229
Houndoom
Dark · Fire

Name origin

hound
to hunt or pursue, like a dog
doom
adverse fate

Moves learned by Houndoom

Houndoom sprites

Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Houndoom normal sprite
Female
Houndoom normal sprite
Male
Houndoom shiny sprite
Female
Houndoom shiny sprite
Male
Houndoom normal sprite
Female
Houndoom normal sprite
Male
Houndoom shiny sprite
Female
Houndoom shiny sprite
Male

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Where to find Houndoom

Diamond
Pearl
Route 214, 215