Houndoom

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

Houndoom has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex entries

Gold If you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
Silver 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.
FireRed Upon hearing its eerie howls, other POKéMON get the shivers and head straight back to their nests.
LeafGreen If you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
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 The flames it breathes when angry contain toxins. If they cause a burn, it will hurt forever.
HeartGold If you are burned by the flames it shoots from its mouth, the pain will never go away.
SoulSilver Upon hearing its eerie howls, other Pokémon get the shivers and head straight back to their nests.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The flames it breathes when angry contain toxins. If they cause a burn, it will hurt forever.
X Long ago, people imagined its eerie howls to be the call of the grim reaper.
Y The flames it breathes when angry contain toxins. If they cause a burn, it will hurt forever.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
In 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.

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

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Houndoom  sprite from Silver Houndoom  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Houndoom  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Houndoom  sprite from Black & White Houndoom  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Houndoom Shiny sprite from Silver Houndoom Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Houndoom Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Houndoom Shiny sprite from Black & White Houndoom Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Houndoom

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Houndour
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Houndour
Diamond Trade/migrate from another game
Pearl Route 214, 215
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Houndour
Black Evolve Houndour
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X Evolve Houndour
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game