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Houndoom Stats

Houndoom highest IV stat is Special Attack (110) and the lowest being Def (50).

Rank Value Stat
F
75
HP
C
90
Atk
F
50
Def
S
110
Sp.Atk
D
80
Sp.Def
D
95
Speed
B
500
Total

Houndoom Guide

Houndoom has a 2 Special Attack EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Houndoom is a Mild nature due to the highest IV stat being Special Attack.

Houndoom Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Best Nature
Mild
+10% Special Attack
-10% Defense
Weak To
2x
2x
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
0
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield2 Special Attack

How To Evolve Houndoom in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Houndour Regular Evolution requires Level 24 to evolve into Houndoom.

    Houndoom Regular Evolution
  1. #025
    Houndour
  2. Evolves at level 24
  3. #026
    Houndoom

The Houndoom Regular Evolution biggest stat increase will be the HP stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Houndour
330
45
60
30
80
50
65
Stat Increase
+170
+30
+30
+20
+30
+30
+30
Houndoom
500
75
90
50
110
80
95
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Where To Find Houndoom Locations in Pokemon SV

Houndoom has 2 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find the evolved form Houndour appearing at level 24 - 60, within the North Province (Area Two) location.

Houndoom Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Houndoom
Lv. 75
Very Common
60%
Rocky (60%) Biome
Cave (60%) Biome
Houndour
Lv. 2 - 20
Common
40%
Rocky (20%) Biome
Cave (20%) Biome
Houndoom
Lv. 24 - 60

Wild Houndoom Tera Type Location

Houndoom Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

Pokemon SV Houndoom has 1 Tera Raids. The Houndoom Tera Raid will be a Lv.75 5-Star Raid.

Raid Rewards Raid Moves
Lv. 75
10.58%
4.3%
11.24%
10.13%
16.9%
3.39%
8.77%
4.81%
5.05%
5.32%
5.62%
5.95%
7.59%
5.48%
5.8%
Flamethrower
Crunch
Taunt
Will-O-Wisp
Other Moves
Sunny Day
Howl

Pokemon SV Houndoom Weakness

Houndoom is a Dark Fire Type pokemon. This will cause Houndoom to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Rock, Water type moves, and Less Damage from Ghost, Dark, Steel, Fire, Grass, Ice, Psychic type moves.

Houndoom Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Fighting
2x
Ground
2x
Rock
2x
Water
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Ghost
1/2
Dark
1/2
Steel
1/2
Fire
1/2
Grass
1/2
Ice
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From
Psychic
0

What pokemon is Houndoom Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%

What pokemon is Houndoom Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
Immune
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
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Best Moves for Houndoom in Scarlet and Violet

Houndoom Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Flamethrower and TM Moves like Fire Blast, and Giga Impact.

Unlock Move Description
Overheat
Fire
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
130
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks the target with all its might. The recoil from this move harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Flare Blitz
Fire
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user cloaks itself in fire and charges the target to inflict damage. This also damages the user quite a lot and may leave the target with a burn.
Fire Blast
Fire
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
85
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with an intense blast of all- consuming fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Giga Impact
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
Hyper Beam
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.

List of Houndoom Moves in

Houndoom can learn 16 Moves from Leveling Up and 38 TM Moves. Moves like Flamethrower which, Houndoom will learn by reaching level 50. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Fire Blast, Giga Impact and Hyper Beam.

Houndoom Level Up Moves

List of the 16 Moves Houndoom can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Ember
Fire
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with small flames. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv.1
Howl
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
40
Status
Effect:
The user howls loudly to rouse itself and its allies. This boosts their Attack stats.
Lv.1
Leer
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user gives opposing Pokemon an intimidating leer that lowers their Defense stats.
Lv.1
Nasty Plot
Dark
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Lv.1
Smog
Poison
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
30
Acc:
70
PP:
20
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. This may also poison the target.
Lv.1
Thunder Fang
Electric
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
65
Acc:
95
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user bites with electrified fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
Lv.13
Roar
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The target is scared off, and a different Pokemon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokemon.
Lv.16
Bite
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Physical
Effect:
The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv.20
Incinerate
Fire
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The user attacks opposing Pokemon with fire. If a Pokemon is holding a certain item, such as a Berry, the item becomes burned up and unusable.
Lv.26
Beat Up
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user gets all party Pokemon to attack the target. The more party Pokemon, the greater the number of attacks.
Lv.30
Fire Fang
Fire
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
65
Acc:
95
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user bites with flame-cloaked fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with a burn.
Lv.35
Torment
Dark
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
Lv.45
Foul Play
Dark
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
95
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user turns the target's strength against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage this move inflicts.
Lv.50
Flamethrower
Fire
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Special
Effect:
The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv.56
Crunch
Dark
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Lv.62
Inferno
Fire
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
100
Acc:
50
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user attacks by engulfing the target in an intense fire. This leaves the target with a burn.