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|Introduced in Generation VI
The Houndoominite (Japanese: ヘルガナイト Hellganite) is a type of held item introduced in Generation VI. It is the Mega Stone that allows Houndoom to Mega Evolve into Mega Houndoom.
In the core series games
If held by a Houndoom, allows it to Mega Evolve into Mega Houndoom if its Trainer has a Key Stone. Each Trainer can only Mega Evolve one Pokémon per battle.
Unaffected by item negating effects (such as Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot give Houndoom a Houndoominite or remove a Houndoominite from Houndoom.
Outside of battle
If held by a Houndoom, allows it to Mega Evolve into Mega Houndoom when it performs a Spectacular Talent during a Pokémon Contest Spectacular while its Trainer has a Key Stone. Houndoom will remain a Mega Houndoom until the Talent Round ends.
|One variety of the mysterious Mega Stones. Have Houndoom hold it, and this stone will enable it to Mega Evolve during battle.
|One of a variety of mysterious Mega Stones. Have Houndoom hold it, and this stone will enable it to Mega Evolve during battle.
In spin-off games
In Pokémon Shuffle, the Houndoominite allows the player to Mega Evolve Houndoom.
The player can obtain the Houndoominite by completing the Competitive Stage available in Week 19 of the event rotation.
The Houndoominite was also available as a prize during the Mega Houndoom Competitive Stage. This Competitive Stage ran on both the Nintendo 3DS and Mobile versions from January 17 to 24, 2017; and April 11 to 18, 2017.
The Houndoominite enables the following Mega Evolution:
|Removes barrier-covered Pokémon / disruptions (max 10) and damages the foe.
Does +100 damage per barrier-covered icon erased.
In the anime
A Houndoominite in the anime
In Mega Evolution Special IV, Malva was revealed to own a Houndoominite, which is attached to a collar that her Houndoom wears around her neck.
In other languages
|黑魯加進化石 Hāklóuhgā Jeunfa Sehk
|黑魯加進化石 / 黑鲁加进化石 Hēilǔjiā Jìnhuà Shí