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Houndoom is a Dark, Fire-type Pokémon from the Johto region. It evolves from Houndour when fed 50 candies.

Pokédex description

Houndoom - Dark Pokémon
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.
Pokémon cry:
Houndoom cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Fire 12 (13)
Icon Dark 12 (11)

Charged attacks

Icon Dark
70 (22)
Icon Fire
140 (33)
Icon Fire
70 (32)
Icon Dark
70 (35)

Evolution family

Houndoom is the part of a two-member family.

117. Houndour
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50 Houndour candy
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  • Houndoom was released with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • Shiny Pokémon Shiny form of Houndoom was released with the change of Field Research tasks and rewards on August 1st, 2018.
  • Icon Shadow Pokémon Shadow form of Houndoom was released on August 1st, 2019.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Houndoom is 2,258, however it can reach 2,447, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between June 13th and June 22nd, 2017, Houndoom's spawn rate was significantly higher during the Solstice Week.
    • Between October 20th and November 2nd, 2017, Houndoom's spawn rate was significantly higher during the Halloween 2017.
    • Between October 23rd and November 1st, 2018, Houndoom's spawn rate was significantly higher during the Halloween 2018.
  • As a former 4th tier Raid Boss, Houndoom's CP was 28,590. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 1,505 and 1,882 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
    • Houndoom was also 4th tier level Raid Boss, during Pokémon GO Park event in Yokohama, Japan. [1]


  1. Golem raid in Yokohama. /r/TheSilphRoad. Retrieved on 2017-10-11.

External links

  • Houndoom page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Houndoom article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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