Mega Houndoom Raid Guide

Mega Houndoom Raid guide

Dark  /  Fire

Mega Houndoom is an easy Mega Raids raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 41693. 5 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Mega Houndoom in the raid. Mega Houndoom is vulnerable to Fighting, Bug, Fairy type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Xerneas, Volcarona, Conkeldurr, Florges, Togekiss. Defeating Mega Houndoom in a raid will only encounter Houndoom (not Mega form) but will earn you Mega Houndoom candy.

Mega Houndoom can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1790 - 1882 CP during Fog and Sunny / clear weather conditions.
  • 1432 - 1505 CP during other weather conditions.

Mega Houndoom is available on Mega raids today. Go and catch some Houndoom! There is a possibility to enconter shiny Houndoom from the raids as well.

Weather boost

Mega Houndoom raids will be boosted during Fog and Sunny / clear weather conditions.

Dark type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Fighting
Double damage to: Ghost
Half damage from: Ghost
Half damage to: Fighting
No damage from: Psychic
No damage to: -

Mega Houndoom Raid Counters

  • Xerneas

    Xerneas is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Megahorn   Moonblast   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Volcarona

    Volcarona is a Bug, Fire type Pokémon with charged moves: Bug Buzz   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Conkeldurr

    Conkeldurr is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Dynamic Punch   Focus Blast   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Florges

    Florges is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Disarming Voice   Moonblast   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Togekiss

    Togekiss is a Fairy, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Sylveon

    Sylveon is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Dazzling Gleam   Draining Kiss   Moonblast   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Genesect

    Genesect is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Heracross

    Heracross is a Bug, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Megahorn   and fast moves: Counter   Struggle Bug   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Machamp

    Machamp is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Cross Chop   Dynamic Punch   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Yanmega

    Yanmega is a Bug, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Bug Buzz   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Scizor

    Scizor is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Pinsir

    Pinsir is a Bug type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Superpower   X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   Fury Cutter   Rock Smash   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Hariyama

    Hariyama is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Dynamic Punch   Superpower   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Pangoro

    Pangoro is a Fighting, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Escavalier

    Escavalier is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Megahorn   and fast moves: Bug Bite   Counter   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Sawk

    Sawk is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Focus Blast   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Durant

    Durant is a Bug, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Bug Bite   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Throh

    Throh is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Focus Blast   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Scyther

    Scyther is a Bug, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Lucario

    Lucario is a Fighting, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Aura Sphere   Close Combat   Power-Up Punch   and fast moves: Counter   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Granbull

    Granbull is a Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Play Rough   and fast moves: Charm   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Mienshao

    Mienshao is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Brick Break   and fast moves: Low Kick   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Crustle

    Crustle is a Bug, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: X-Scissor   and fast moves: Fury Cutter   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

  • Hitmonlee

    Hitmonlee is a Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Close Combat   Low Sweep   and fast moves: Low Kick   Rock Smash   which are effective against Mega Houndoom.

Mega Houndoom Mega counters

Mega Beedrill, Mega Lopunny, Mega Scizor are best Mega counters to battle with Mega Houndoom if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Mega Houndoom moves set

Mega Houndoom will use below moves during the battle.

Crunch Charged Dark 21.9
Fire Blast Charged Fire 33.3
Fire Fang Fast Fire 12.2
Flamethrower Charged Fire 31.8
Foul Play Charged Dark 35.0
Snarl Fast Dark 10.9

Mega Houndoom raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Mega Houndoom moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Mega Houndoom.

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Crunch
Boosts Foul Play
Boosts Snarl
Crunch is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Crunch is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Crunch is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Foul Play is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Foul Play is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Foul Play is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Snarl is bad for Fairy type Pokemon, Snarl is bad for Bug type Pokemon, Snarl is bad for Fighting type Pokemon
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Fire Blast
Boosts Fire Fang
Boosts Flamethrower
Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Houndoom stats

Attack: 240
Defence: 165
HP: 9000
Max CP (level 50): 2928
Max HP (level 50): 140

Shiny Houndoom

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Houndoom if you win the raid.

Raid events