Houndour

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

Pokédex entries

Gold It uses different kinds of cries for communicating with others of its kind and for pursuing its prey.
Silver To corner prey, they check each other's location using barks that only they can understand.
Crystal Around dawn, its ominous howl echoes through the area to announce that this is its territory.
Ruby
Sapphire
HOUNDOUR hunt as a coordinated pack. They communicate with each other using a variety of cries to corner their prey. This POKéMON’s remarkable teamwork is unparalleled.
FireRed To corner prey, they check each other’s location using barks that only they can understand.
LeafGreen It uses different kinds of cries for communicating with others of its kind and for pursuing prey.
Emerald HOUNDOUR communicate with each other using a variety of cries to corner their prey. This POKéMON’s remarkable teamwork is simply unparalleled.
Diamond
Pearl
It conveys its feelings using different cries. It works in a pack to cleverly take down prey.
Platinum It is smart enough to hunt in packs. It uses a variety of cries for communicating with others.
HeartGold It uses different kinds of cries for communicating with others of its kind and for pursuing its prey.
SoulSilver To corner prey, they check each other’s location using barks that only they can understand.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is smart enough to hunt in packs. It uses a variety of cries for communicating with others.
X Around dawn, its ominous howl echoes through the area to announce that this is its territory.
Y To corner prey, they check each other’s location using barks that only they can understand.

Evolution chart

Houndour
#228
Houndour
Dark · Fire

(Level 24)
Houndoom
#229
Houndoom
Dark · Fire

Name origin

hound
to hunt or pursue, like a dog
dour
sullen, gloomy

Moves learned by Houndour

Houndour sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Houndour

Gold
Silver
Route 7
Crystal Route 7
Emerald Altering Cave, Safari Zone
Platinum Route 214, Valor Lakefront
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 7
Black
White
Route 9
X
Y
Route 10 (Menhir Trail)