Dancing with Devils

The Basics

NAME: Houndoom (ヘルガー)
NATIONAL DEX: #229
TYPE: Dark/Fire
SPECIES: Dark Pokémon
HEIGHT: 4'7"
WEIGHT: 77.2 lb
CAPTURE RATE: 45
GROWTH RATE: Slow
BASE HAPPINESS: 35
EFFORT VALUES: 2 Sp. Attack

BEHAVIOR: Houndoom are pack animals. They are very protective and loyal to their pack and trainers and are also extremely intelligent. Therefore, Houndoom can be aggressive in order to protect their loved ones. Houndoom fight amongst themselves for the leadership role in a pack and the leader is signified by the one who has horns most sharply pointed backward. Houndoom have toxins in their gut which gives their flames a foul odor. Further, a burn caused by Houndoom will never heal because of these toxins!

HABITAT: Dense, dark forests; volcanic areas

ABILITIES:
Early Bird - The Pokémon awakens quickly from sleep

Flash Fire - Powers up fire-type moves if hit by a fire move

Unnerve (hidden) - Makes the foe nervous and unable to eat berries

Solar Power (Mega Houndoom) - During sunshine, the Pokémon's special attack raises to 1.5x but HP decreases by 1/8th the maximum HP every turn.

GENDER DIFFERENCES: Houndoom has a 50% chance of being male and a 50% chance of being female. The only visible difference between the two genders is the horns. Males have thicker and larger horns than females.

Extra Information

EVOLUTION - a specialized form
HOUNDOOM'S SPECIAL DELIVERY - episode 180
NOTABLE TRAINERS - Houndoom as an opponent in the games
TCG - a list of all Houndoom cards
MERCHANDISE - collecting Houndoom

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