#228 Houndour
Male: 50%   Female: 50%
Dark Fire
Name Number Japanese Name
Houndour 228 Derubiru
Pronunciation Species
HOUND-OUR Dark Pokémon
Name Meaning
Comes from HOUND (dog) and DOUR, meaning somber or grouchy looking. "grouchy looking dog"
Height Weight
2' 0" 0.61 m 24.0 lb 10.80 kg
Houndour Level 24⇨ Houndoom
Pokedex Entries
Gold Stadium 2 It uses different kinds of cries for communicating with others if 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.
Locations Found Time Rarity
Gold Route 7 Night Few
Silver Night Few
Crystal Night Many
How to Catch
Ground Surf Fishing Forest Tree Mountain Tree Rock Smash Breed Evolve Event BugCatch Game Corner
G/S X           X      
Crystal X           X      
Weaknesses (Defense)
Normal = x1 Fire = x0.5 Water = x2 Electric = x1 Grass = x0.5 Ice = x0.5
Fighting = x2 Poison = x1 Ground = x2 Flying = x1 Psychic = x0 Bug = x1
Rock = x2 Ghost = x0.5 Dragon = x1 Dark = x0.5 Steel = x0.5
Total Weaknesses= 4/17
Total Resistances= 7/17
Defense Ratio= 4 : 7 ⇨ 57%
Advantages (Offense)
Normal =
1st: Normal
2nd: Normal
Fire =
1st: Normal
2nd: Bad
Water =
1st: Normal
2nd: Bad
Electric =
1st: Normal
2nd: Normal
Grass =
1st: Normal
2nd: Good
Ice =
1st: Normal
2nd: Good
Fighting =
1st: Bad
2nd: Normal
Poison =
1st: Normal
2nd: Normal
Ground =
1st: Normal
2nd: Normal
Flying =
1st: Normal
2nd: Normal
Psychic =
1st: Good
2nd: Normal
Bug =
1st: Normal
2nd: Good
Rock =
1st: Normal
2nd: Bad
Ghost =
1st: Good
2nd: Normal
Dragon =
1st: Normal
2nd: Bad
Dark =
1st: Bad
2nd: Normal
Steel =
1st: Bad
2nd: Good
Total Advantages= 6/34
Total Disadvantages= 7/34
Offensive Ratio= 6:7 (Adv : Dis) ⇨ ~85.71%
Natural Learned Attacks
Note: Attacks in white are physical attacks, Attacks in blue are special attacks, and Attacks in yellow are techniques with no direct damage. To view what an attack/ability is Click Here. (Opens in new window)
G S C Attacks Type
- Leer NRM
- Ember FIR
7 Roar NRM
13 Smog PSN
20 Bite DRK
27 Feint Attack DRK
35 Flamethrower FIR
43 Crunch DRK
Moves Learned from Move Tutor (Crystal)
TM/HM Capibilities - Gold/Silver/Crystal         (Move cursor over TM/HMs and hold it to find out what it is)
TM 01 TM 02 TM 03 TM 04 TM 05 TM 06 TM 07 TM 08 TM 09 TM 10
TM 11 TM 12 TM 13 TM 14 TM 15 TM 16 TM 17 TM 18 TM 19 TM 20
TM 21 TM 22 TM 23 TM 24 TM 25 TM 26 TM 27 TM 28 TM 29 TM 30
TM 31 TM 32 TM 33 TM 34 TM 35 TM 36 TM 37 TM 38 TM 39 TM 40
TM 41 TM 42 TM 43 TM 44 TM 45 TM 46 TM 47 TM 48 TM 49 TM 50
HM 01 HM 02 HM 03 HM 04 HM 05 HM 06 HM 07  
Breeding Information (GSC Feature Only)
Note: When ever a pokémon "Family" is mentioned, it means all of the pokémon that are related by evolution. The lowest level adult pokémon of a Family are always used in front of the word "Family". (for example: the Chikorita Family refers to Chikorita, Bayleef, and Meganium)
Breeding Groups: Group 7 - Ground Pokémon -
Pokémon Compatibility:
Egg Moves: Beat Up Mate with a male Sneasel.
Counter First, breed a male Heracross with a female Paras/Parasect, then breed a male offspring with a female from Chikorita Family. Next, breed the male offspring of that union (Chikorita) to a female Rhyhorn/Rhydon. Finally, mate a male offspring of that union (Rhyhorn) with a female from Houndour Family.
Fire Spin Mate with a male Flareon, Ponyta/Rapidash or Vulpix/Ninetales.
Pursuit Mate with a male Dunsparce, Rattata/Raticate, Tauros, or Umbreon.
Rage Mate with a male Dunsparce, Mankey/Primeape, Snubbull/Granbull, or Tauros.
Reversal Teach a wild male Smeargle the move, catch it, then mate it with female from Houndour Family.
Spite Mate with a male Dunsparce.
Stats Base Min-Max (L100) %ile Rank
Hit Points: 45
263-293 22.70% 35/45
Attack: 60
188-218 34.46% 28/49
Defense: 30
128-158 9.68% 49/55
Speed: 65
198-228 48.01% 26/47
Special Attack: 80
228-258 69.15% 16/46
Special Defense: 50
168-198 24.20% 32/41
Total: 330 1173-1353 22.70% 54/87

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