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Houndoom (Pokémon GO)

Houndoom Pokemon GO

Houndoom

#229 (Johto)

Best moveset for Houndoom

The best moves for Houndoom are Fire Fang and Foul Play when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Fire Fang 16 dps
  Foul Play 42 dps

Defense

  Snarl 13.1 dps
  Crunch 26.3 dps

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Pokémon type

Dark
Fire
Vulnerable to…
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Rock deals 160% damage.
Water deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Ghost deals 63% damage.
Steel deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.
Grass deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.
Dark deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 39% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Houndour family. Houndoom evolves from Houndour which costs 50 Candy.

Evolving Mega Houndoom costs 100 Mega Energy the first time, and 20 Mega Energy every other time.

Houndoom Raid Guide

Houndoom has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 4 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Houndoom, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Houndoom is a Dark & Fire Pokémon which evolves from Houndour. It is vulnerable to Fighting, Ground, Rock and Water moves. Houndoom's strongest moveset is Fire Fang & Foul Play and it has a Max CP of 2,635.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Houndoom

The best moves for Houndoom are Fire Fang and Foul Play when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Fire Fang 16 dps
  Foul Play 42 dps

Defense

  Snarl 13.1 dps
  Crunch 26.3 dps

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What counters Houndoom?

Houndoom is a Dark/Fire type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting, Ground, Rock and Water moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Houndoom are:

  • Pheromosa,
  • Lucario,
  • Terrakion,
  • Rampardos,
  • Urshifu (Single Strike).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Pheromosa   Low Kick   Focus Blast 100%
Lucario   Counter   Aura Sphere 96%
Terrakion   Smack Down   Sacred Sword 93%
Rampardos   Smack Down   Rock Slide 93%
Pheromosa   Low Kick   Close Combat 93%
Urshifu (Single Strike)   Counter   Dynamic Punch 93%
Urshifu (Rapid Strike)   Counter   Dynamic Punch 93%
Kingler   Bubble   Crabhammer 91%
Pheromosa   Bug Bite   Focus Blast 91%
Landorus (Therian)   Rock Throw   Earth Power 90%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Houndoom

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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