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.
Omega Ruby
Alpha 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.

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

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

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Where to find Houndour

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 7
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Altering Cave, Safari Zone
Diamond Trade/migrate from another game
Pearl Breed Houndoom
Platinum Route 214, Valor Lakefront
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 7
Black Route 9
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X Route 10
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game