Houndoom • Generation VIII Pokédex

Houndoom
Pokédex Page for Houndoom

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Houndoom, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Houndoom is not available in Pokémon Sword or Shield and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Houndoom

Houndoom
Sprite of Houndoom in Pokémon HOME

Houndoom's Type

DARK
FIRE

Houndoom's Pokédex #s

National #
229

Houndoom's Base Stats

HP:
75
Attack:
90
Defense:
50
Sp. Atk:
110
Sp. Def:
80
Speed:
95
Total:
500

Misc. Info

Height:
4'7" (1.4m)
Weight:
77.2 lbs. (35 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Field
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
2 Sp. Atk
Base EXP:
175
Catch Rate:
45
Base Happiness:
35

Houndoom's Abilities

Here are what abilities Houndoom can possibly have, along with their effects.
Early Bird
Houndoom wakes up from being asleep twice as quickly.
Flash Fire
Houndoom is immune to Fire moves and increases the power of its Fire moves by 50% when hit by one and while active.
Unnerve
No opposing Pokémon can consume any Berries while Houndoom is on the field.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Houndoom's weakness and resistance is to various types.
WATER
FIGHTING
GROUND
ROCK
½
FIRE
GRASS
ICE
GHOST
DARK
STEEL
immune
PSYCHIC

Houndoom's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Houndoom evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Houndour
Houndour
starting form
Houndoom
Houndoom
at level 24

Houndoom's Alternate Forms

Gender Differences

Male ♂
Houndoom (Male)
Female ♀
Houndoom (Female)

Houndoom's Moves in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Below is a list of all of the moves that Houndoom can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Houndoom learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Inferno
Has a 100% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
100 50% 5 One Target
1
Nasty Plot
Raises Houndoom's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
1
Thunder Fang
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
65 95% 15 One Target
1
Leer
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
1
Ember
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
4
Howl
Raises all allies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 40 All Allies
8
Smog
Has a 40% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
30 70% 20 One Target
13
Roar
Forces the foe to switch out, or ends wild battles.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
16
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
20
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
26
Beat Up
Hits once for each conscious Pokémon in the party, doing damage based on its Attack.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
30
Fire Fang
Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
65 95% 15 One Target
35
Payback
Does double damage if Houndoom attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
41
Flame Charge
Raises Houndoom's Speed by one stage.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
50 100% 20 One Target
45
Foul Play
Foul Play uses the target's Attack stat instead of Houndoom's to calculate damage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
95 100% 15 One Target
50
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
56
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
60
Nasty Plot
Raises Houndoom's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
65
Inferno
Has a 100% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
100 50% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Houndoom can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught once per use of the TM.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM05
Roar
Forces the foe to switch out, or ends wild battles.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
TM11
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM12
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM15
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM17
Protect
Protects Houndoom from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM22
Solar Beam
Charges for a turn, attacks on the second turn. No charge time in the sun; half damage in the rain.
GRASS
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 One Target
TM23
Iron Tail
30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
100 75% 15 One Target
TM30
Shadow Ball
20% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GHOST
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Double Team
Raises Houndoom's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TM35
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TM38
Fire Blast
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
110 85% 5 One Target
TM41
Torment
Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM42
Facade
Does double damage if Houndoom is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Rest
Houndoom restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM45
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM46
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
TM50
Overheat
Lowers Houndoom's Special Attack by two stages.
FIRE
SPECIAL
130 90% 5 One Target
TM58
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM61
Will-O-Wisp
Burns the target.
FIRE
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM63
Nasty Plot
Raises Houndoom's Special Attack by two stages.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TM66
Payback
Does double damage if Houndoom attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM68
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM78
Snarl
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Atk by one stage.
DARK
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM79
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TM82
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Houndoom's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM85
Dream Eater
Heals Houndoom by half the damage dealt. Fails unless foe is asleep.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
100 100% 15 One Target
TM87
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM90
Substitute
Costs 25% of Houndoom's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM96
Strength
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TM98
Rock Smash
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
40 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Houndoom can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Houndoom.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Fire Spin
Traps the target for 4–5 turns, preventing them from switching or fleeing and also doing 1/8 max HP after every turn.
FIRE
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
EGG
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter
EGG
Spite
Lowers the target's PP of its last used move.
GHOST
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Reversal
Does more damage when Houndoom's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Beat Up
Hits once for each conscious Pokémon in the party, doing damage based on its Attack.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Fire Fang
Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
65 95% 15 One Target
EGG
Thunder Fang
Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
65 95% 15 One Target
EGG
Feint
Strikes first and breaks through the target's Protect-like moves.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
30 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Sucker Punch
Has +1 priority. Fails unless the target uses a damaging move.
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Destiny Bond
If Houndoom is knocked out before its next action, the attacking Pokémon is knocked out.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 5 User

Houndoom's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Houndoom's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Houndoom's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Houndoom is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
260 291 323 354 75
Attack
185 216 248 279 90
Defense
105 136 168 199 50
Sp. Atk
225 256 288 319 110
Sp. Def
165 196 228 259 80
Speed
195 226 258 289 95
Total
500

Where to Find Houndoom in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Location information on where to find Houndoom in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl will be coming to the Marriland Pokédex in a future update! Thank you for your patience!

Pokédex Entries for Houndoom

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Ultra Sun
They spew flames mixed with poison to finish off their opponents. They divvy up their prey evenly among the members of their pack.
Ultra Moon
Identifiable by its eerie howls, people a long time ago thought it was the grim reaper and feared it.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

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.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White Black 2 White 2
The flames it breathes when angry contain toxins. If they cause a burn, it will hurt forever.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

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.

Generation 3 Pokédex Entries

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.
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.

Generation 2 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.
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