Houndoom (Battle Styles 96)

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Houndoom  
ヘルガー Hellgar
Darkness
HoundoomSWSHPromo90.jpg
SWSH Promotional print
Illus. Uta
Evolution stage
228
Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Houndour
Card name Houndoom
Type Darkness
HP 130
weakness
Grass×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
  
English expansion Battle Styles
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 096/163
Japanese expansion Single Strike Master
Japanese rarity R
Japanese card no. 045/070
English expansion Battle Styles
Rarity Rare Secret
English card no. 179/163
Japanese expansion Single Strike Master
Japanese rarity UR
Japanese card no. 089/070
Expansion SWSH Black Star Promos
English card no. SWSH090
Japanese Deck Gengar VMAX High-Class Deck
Japanese card no. 005/019
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Houndoom.

Houndoom (Japanese: ヘルガー Hellgar) is a Darkness-type Stage 1 Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Battle Styles expansion.

Card text

Single Strike
Ability
Single Strike Roar
いちげきのほうこう
 
Once during your turn, you may search your deck for a Single Strike Energy card and attach it to 1 of your Single Strike Pokémon. Then, shuffle your deck. If you attached Energy to a Pokémon in this way, put 2 damage counters on that Pokémon.
DarknessColorless Darkness Fang
やみのキバ
50


Pokédex data

Darkness
Darkness
Houndoom - Dark Pokémon
No. Height Weight
229 4'7" (1.4 m) 77.2 lbs. (35.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
Identifiable by its eerie howls, people a long time ago thought it was the grim reaper and feared it.
不気味な 遠吠えが 特徴。 昔の 人は 地獄 からの 使いと 考え 恐れていた。


Release information

This card was included as both a Regular card and a Full Art Secret card in the Battle Styles expansion, first released in the Japanese Single Strike Master expansion. The Regular print features artwork by Ryota Murayama, while the Secret print features artwork by PLANETA Mochizuki. A SWSH Black Star Promotional print of this card was one of the Prerelease promos for Battle Styles with different artwork by Uta, available in the Battle Styles Build & Battle Box. This print was subsequently released in the Japanese Gengar VMAX High-Class Deck.

Gallery

HoundoomBattleStyles96.jpg
Battle Styles Regular print
Illus. Ryota Murayama
HoundoomBattleStyles179.jpg
Battle Styles Secret print
Illus. PLANETA Mochizuki
HoundoomSWSHPromo90.jpg
SWSH Promotional print
Illus. Uta
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Ultra Moon. The Battle Styles Secret print features the Shiny version of Houndoom.


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