Ho-Oh (HGSS Promo 1)

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ホウオウ Houou
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Illus. Takashi Yamaguchi
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Ho-Oh
Type Fire
HP 100
retreat cost
English expansion HGSS Black Star Promos
English card no. HGSS01
Japanese expansion L-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 048/L-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Ho-Oh.

Ho-Oh (Japanese: ホウオウ Houou) is a Fire-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the HGSS Black Star Promos.

Card text

Fire Combustion
FireFireColorlessColorless Sacred Fire
Flip a coin. If heads, choose 1 of your opponent's Pokémon. This attack does 80 damage to that Pokémon. This attack's damage isn't affected by Weakness or Resistance.

Pokédex data

Ho-Oh - Rainbow Pokémon
No. Height Weight
250 12'06" (3.8 m) 438.7 lbs. (199.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind when it flies.
からだは なないろに かがやき とんだあとに にじが できると しんわに のこされている ポケモン。

Release information

In Japan, this card was given to participants of the initial qualifying stage of the 2010 Japan World Championship representative tournament. The English print was first released as one of two promotional cards, alongside Lugia, available in the HeartGold & SoulSilver Poster Pack released on February 24, 2010. It was later released again alongside Lugia in the HeartGold & SoulSilver Knock Out Collection.



Sacred Fire is a move in the Pokémon games that Ho-Oh can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon SoulSilver.

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