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Basic Info

Introduced Generation 2
Species Rainbow Pokémon
Type Fire Flying
Height 3.8m
Weight 199kg
Catch Rate 3
Base Happiness 0
Gender Ratio Genderless
Pokédex 3D AR AR Marker
Generation 6 Cry

Names

Language Name
Chinese (Cantonese Hong Kong) 鳳王
Chinese (Mandarin Taiwan) 凤王
English Ho-oh
French Ho-Oh
German Ho-Oh
Italian Ho-Oh
Japanese ホウオウ
Japanese (Romanized) Houou
Japanese (Trademark) Houou
Korean 칠색조
Spanish Ho-Oh

Dex Numbers

Dex #
National Dex #250
Johto (G/S) #248
Johto (HG/SS) #253

Abilities

  • Pressure: By putting pressure on the opposing Pokémon, it raises their PP usage.
  • Regenerator: Restores a little HP when withdrawn from battle. [Hidden Ability]

Evolutionary Chain

Does not evolve/is not evolved into.

Breeding

Not capable of breeding.

Damage Taken

Bug 0.25x
Electric 2x
Fairy 0.5x
Fighting 0.5x
Fire 0.5x
Grass 0.25x
Ground 0x
Rock 4x
Steel 0.5x
Water 2x

Base Stats

Gen Type(s) HP ATK DEF SP. ATK SP. DEF SPEED TOTAL
8 Fire Flying 106
130
90
110
154
90
680
7 Fire Flying 106
130
90
110
154
90
680
6 Fire Flying 106
130
90
110
154
90
680

Dex Flavor Text

Game Dex Flavor Text
United States Pokémon Stadium2 Legends claim this Pokemon flies the world's skies continuously on its magnificent seven-colored wings.
United States Pokémon Gold Legends claim this Pokemon flies the world's skies continuously on its magnificent seven-colored wings.
United States Pokémon Silver A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind it when it flies.
United States Pokémon Ruby Ho-oh's feathers glow in seven colors depending on the angle at which they are struck by light. These feathers are said to bring happiness to the bearers. This Pokemon is said to live at the food of a rainbow.
United States Pokémon Sapphire HO-OH's feathers glow in seven colors depending on the angle at which they are struck by light. These feathers are said to bring happiness to the bearers. This POKeMON is said to live at the foot of a rainbow.
United States Pokémon Emerald Its feathers--which glow in seven colors depending on the angle at which they are struck by light--are thought to bring joy. It is said to live at the foot of a rainbow.
United States Pokémon LeafGreen Legends claim this POKeMON flies the world's skies continuously on its magnificent seven-colored wings.
United States Pokémon FireRed A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind it when it flies.
United States Pokémon Diamond Its feathers are in seven colors. It is said that anyone seeing it is promised eternal happiness.
United States Pokémon Pearl Its feathers are in seven colors. It is said that anyone seeing it is promised eternal happiness.
United States Pokémon Platinum Its feathers are in seven colors. It is said that anyone seeing it is promised eternal happiness.
United States Pokémon HeartGold Legends claim this Pokémon flies the world’s skies continuously on its magnificent, seven-colored wings.
United States Pokémon SoulSilver A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind it when it flies.
Japan Pokémon White なないろの つばさを もつ。 ホウオウを みた ものは えいえんの しあわせが やくそくされるという。
Japan Pokémon Black なないろの つばさを もつ。 ホウオウを みた ものは えいえんの しあわせが やくそくされるという。
United States Pokémon Black Its feathers are in seven colors. It is said that anyone seeing it is promised eternal happiness.
United States Pokémon White Its feathers are in seven colors. It is said that anyone seeing it is promised eternal happiness.
United States Pokémon Black 2 Its feathers are in seven colors. It is said that anyone seeing it is promised eternal happiness.
Japan Pokémon Black 2 なないろの つばさを もつ。 ホウオウを みた ものは えいえんの しあわせが やくそくされるという。
United States Pokémon White 2 Its feathers are in seven colors. It is said that anyone seeing it is promised eternal happiness.
Japan Pokémon White 2 なないろの つばさを もつ。 ホウオウを みた ものは えいえんの しあわせが やくそくされるという。
Spain Pokémon X Cuenta la leyenda que brilla en siete colores. Dicen que deja un arcoíris tras de sí al volar.
South Korea Pokémon Y 마음이 올바른 트레이너의 앞에 무지개색의 날개를 빛내며 모습을 드러낸다고 전해진다.
Italy Pokémon Y Può mostrarsi a un Allenatore puro di cuore spiegando le ali, che hanno i colori dell’arcobaleno.
Spain Pokémon Y Se revelará ante Entrenadores de corazón puro mostrando sus brillantes alas arcoíris.
France Pokémon Y Il ne se montre qu’à un Dresseur au cœur pur en dévoilant ses magnifiques ailes colorées.
Germany Pokémon Y Es wird sich dem Trainer offenbaren, der reinen Herzens ist, und ihm seine bunten Schwingen zeigen.
Japan Pokémon Y こころただしき トレーナーの まえに なないろの つばさを ひからせながら すがたをあらわすと つたえられる。
South Korea Pokémon X 몸은 일곱 빛으로 빛나고 날아간 자리에는 무지개가 생긴다는 신화 속에 남아 있는 포켓몬이다.
Italy Pokémon X Narra la leggenda che il suo corpo brilli di sette colori. Volando lascia un arcobaleno dietro di sé.
France Pokémon X Son corps brille des sept couleurs de l’arc-en-ciel, arc-en-ciel qui se constitue derrière lui quand il vole.
Germany Pokémon X Sein Körper soll in sieben Farben leuchten. Im Flug zieht es einen Regenbogen hinter sich her.
Japan Pokémon X 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。
United States Pokémon X A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind it when it flies.
United States Pokémon Y It will reveal itself before a pure-hearted Trainer by shining its bright, rainbow-colored wings.
Spain Pokémon Omega Ruby El plumaje de Ho-Oh contiene siete colores que pueden apreciarse según el ángulo desde el que les dé la luz. Dicen que sus plumas dan felicidad a quienes las llevan y, también, que este Pokémon vive a los pies del arco iris.
South Korea Pokémon Alpha Sapphire 빛이 닿는 각도에 따라 일곱 빛깔로 반짝이는 깃털은 행복을 가져다준다고 한다. 무지개 끝에 산다고 전해진다.
Italy Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Il piumaggio di Ho-Oh brilla in sette colori a seconda dell’angolazione dei raggi luminosi. Si dice che le sue piume portino felicità a chi le possiede. Si narra che viva ai piedi di un arcobaleno.
Spain Pokémon Alpha Sapphire El plumaje de Ho-Oh contiene siete colores que pueden apreciarse según el ángulo desde el que les dé la luz. Dicen que sus plumas dan felicidad a quienes las llevan y, también, que este Pokémon vive a los pies del arco iris.
France Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Les plumes de Ho-Oh brillent de sept couleurs selon l’orientation de son corps par rapport à la lumière. On raconte que ces plumes portent bonheur. On dit aussi que ce Pokémon vit au pied d’un arc-en-ciel.
Germany Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ho-Ohs Federn leuchten in sieben Farben, je nachdem aus welchem Winkel das Licht auf sie fällt. Die Federn sollen ihrem Besitzer Glück bringen. Dieses Pokémon lebt am Fuße eines Regenbogens.
Japan Pokémon Alpha Sapphire ひかりの あたる かくどに よって なないろに かがやく ハネは しあわせを もたらすと いう。 にじの ふもとに すむと いわれている。
United States Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Ho-Oh’s feathers glow in seven colors depending on the angle at which they are struck by light. These feathers are said to bring happiness to the bearers. This Pokémon is said to live at the foot of a rainbow.
South Korea Pokémon Omega Ruby 빛이 닿는 각도에 따라 일곱 빛깔로 반짝이는 깃털은 행복을 가져다준다고 한다. 무지개 끝에 산다고 전해진다.
Italy Pokémon Omega Ruby Il piumaggio di Ho-Oh brilla in sette colori a seconda dell’angolazione dei raggi luminosi. Si dice che le sue piume portino felicità a chi le possiede. Si narra che viva ai piedi di un arcobaleno.
France Pokémon Omega Ruby Les plumes de Ho-Oh brillent de sept couleurs selon l’orientation de son corps par rapport à la lumière. On raconte que ces plumes portent bonheur. On dit aussi que ce Pokémon vit au pied d’un arc-en-ciel.
Germany Pokémon Omega Ruby Ho-Ohs Federn leuchten in sieben Farben, je nachdem aus welchem Winkel das Licht auf sie fällt. Die Federn sollen ihrem Besitzer Glück bringen. Dieses Pokémon lebt am Fuße eines Regenbogens.
Japan Pokémon Omega Ruby ひかりの あたる かくどに よって なないろに かがやく ハネは しあわせを もたらすと いう。 にじの ふもとに すむと いわれている。
United States Pokémon Omega Ruby Ho-Oh’s feathers glow in seven colors depending on the angle at which they are struck by light. These feathers are said to bring happiness to the bearers. This Pokémon is said to live at the foot of a rainbow.
United States Pokémon Sword
United States Pokémon Shield

Sprite List

Gen/Game Normal Shiny
Second Generation
Gold Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Silver Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Crystal Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Third Generation
Ruby/Sapphire Back Picture Front Picture Back Picture Front Picture
Emerald Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture Front Picture
Fourth Generation
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Fifth Generation
Black/White anim anim
Sixth & Seventh Generation
XY
Sun/Moon

anim anim

anim anim
Eighth Generation
Sword/Shield shiny

Episode Appearances

Ep # Title
SL 1
SL 2
SL 67
GS 65
GS 149
GS 157
AG 179
DP 4
Movie 10
Movie 11
Movie 12
Movie 13
Movie 15
Gen 6
Movie 20
PM2019 9
PM2019 10
EVO 7
SP 9

TCG Cards

#52: Ho-oh
Rarity:
Promo
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#7: Ho-oh
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#18: Ho-oh
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#149: Ho-oh
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#27: Ho-oh
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#104: Ho-oh ex
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
110
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#17: Ho-oh ex
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
110
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#1: Ho-oh
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
80
Weakness:
Type
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#10: Ho-oh
Rarity:
Rare
Type:
Type
HP:
90
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#111: Ho-oh LEGEND
Rarity:
LEGEND
Type:
Type
HP:
140
#112: Ho-oh LEGEND
Rarity:
LEGEND
Type:
Type
HP:
140
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#100: Ho-Oh
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
100
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#9: Ho-Oh
Rarity:
Rare Holo
Type:
Type
HP:
100
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy Energy
#9: ホウオウEX
Rarity:
Rare Holo EX
Type:
Type
HP:
160
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#51: ホウオウEX
Rarity:
Rare Holo EX
Type:
Type
HP:
160
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#22: Ho-Oh EX
Rarity:
Rare Holo EX
Type:
Type
HP:
160
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#119: Ho-Oh EX
Rarity:
Rare Ultra
Type:
Type
HP:
160
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#43: ホーホー
Rarity:
Common
Type:
Type
HP:
60
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy
#92: Ho-Oh EX
Rarity:
Rare Holo EX
Type:
Type
HP:
180
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#121: Ho-Oh EX
Rarity:
Rare Ultra
Type:
Type
HP:
180
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#21: Ho-Oh GX
Rarity:
Rare Holo gx
Type:
Type
HP:
190
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#131: Ho-Oh GX
Rarity:
Rare Holo gx
Type:
Type
HP:
190
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-20
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#140: Ho-Oh V
Rarity:
V
Type:
Type
HP:
230
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy
#187: Ho-Oh V
Rarity:
V
Type:
Type
HP:
230
Weakness:
Type
x2
Resistance:
Type
-30
Retreat Cost:
Energy Energy

Event Pokemon

Title
Pokémon Colosseum - Mattle
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2004-03-22
Ended: 0000-00-00
10th Anniversary Ho-oh
Country: United Kingdom
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2006-06-10
Ended: 2006-11-19
10th Anniversary Ho-oh
Country: France
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2006-09-26
Ended: 2006-09-26
10th Anniversary Ho-oh
Country: Germany
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2006-09-24
Ended: 2006-11-05
10th Anniversary Ho-oh
Country: Australia
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2006-06-23
Ended: 2006-06-25
10th Anniversary Ho-oh
Country: Spain
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2006-06-27
Ended: 2006-08-27
Pokémon Colosseum Batoruyama Ho-oh
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2003-11-21
Ended: 0000-00-00
Mystic Ticket - Ho-oh
Country: United States
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2005-09-17
Ended: 2005-10-22
Mysterious Ticket - Ho-oh
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2004-07-17
Ended: 2004-09-04
Mysterious Ticket - Ho-oh
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2006-12-09
Ended: 2007-01-05
Mysterious Ticket - Ho-oh
Country: Japan
Pokémon: Thumbanil Ho-oh
Started: 2005-02-11
Ended: 2005-02-27
Note: Move names that have a colored checkmark beside the name receive a Same Type Attack Bonus (STAB) when used by this Pokémon

Level Up Moves

Whirlwind Type Icon Status 20 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 77 77
Sacred Fire
Type Icon Physical 5 100 95 43 43 43 43 43 43 43 85 85 77 77 77 1 1
Weather Ball Type Icon Special 10 50 100 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Safeguard Type Icon Status 25 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 9 9 11 11 11 11 11
Gust
Type Icon Special 35 40 100 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 15 15 22 22 22 22 22
Brave Bird
Type Icon Physical 15 120 100 15 15 15 15 15 15 15
Recover Type Icon Status 10 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 23 23 33 33 33 33 33
Extrasensory Type Icon Special 20 80 100 23 23 23 23 23 23 23 65 65
Sunny Day
Type Icon Status 5 29 29 29 29 29 29 29 37 37 55 55 55 55 55
Fire Blast
Type Icon Special 5 110 85 37 37 37 37 37 37 37 29 29 44 44 44 44 44
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60 43 43 66 66 66 66 66
Punishment Type Icon Physical 5 100 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 71 71
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100 85 85 85 85 85 85 85 51 51
Ancient Power Type Icon Special 5 60 100 57 57 57 57 57 57 57 57 57 88 88 88 88 88
Future Sight Type Icon Special 10 120 100 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 79 99 99 99 99 99
Calm Mind Type Icon Status 20 93 93 93 93 93 93 93 93 93
Sky Attack
Type Icon Physical 5 140 90 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99

TM/HM Moves

Confide Type Icon Status 20
Roost
Type Icon Status 10
Calm Mind Type Icon Status 20
Will-O-Wisp
Type Icon Status 15 85
Psych Up Type Icon Status 10
Sunny Day
Type Icon Status 5
Rain Dance Type Icon Status 5
Safeguard Type Icon Status 25
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Sandstorm Type Icon Status 10
Protect Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Rest Type Icon Status 10
Reflect Type Icon Status 20
Light Screen Type Icon Status 30
Double Team Type Icon Status 15
Toxic Type Icon Status 10 90
Thunder Wave Type Icon Status 20 90
Roar Type Icon Status 20
Flash Type Icon Status 20 100
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Defog
Type Icon Status 15
Detect Type Icon Status 5
Curse Type Icon Status 10
Nightmare Type Icon Status 15 100
Bulldoze Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Sky Drop
Type Icon Physical 10 60 100
Flame Charge
Type Icon Physical 20 50 100
Giga Impact Type Icon Physical 5 150 90
Aerial Ace
Type Icon Physical 20 60
Facade Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Frustration Type Icon Physical 20 100
Return Type Icon Physical 20 100
Steel Wing Type Icon Physical 25 70 90
Earthquake Type Icon Physical 10 100 100
Fly
Type Icon Physical 15 90 95
Secret Power Type Icon Physical 20 70 100
Rock Smash Type Icon Physical 15 40 100
Strength Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Pluck
Type Icon Physical 20 60 100
Natural Gift Type Icon Physical 15 100
Echoed Voice Type Icon Special 15 40 100
Round Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Charge Beam Type Icon Special 10 50 90
Overheat
Type Icon Special 5 130 90
Shadow Ball Type Icon Special 15 80 100
Hidden Power Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Dream Eater Type Icon Special 15 100 100
Fire Blast
Type Icon Special 5 110 85
Psychic Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Thunder Type Icon Special 10 110 70
Thunderbolt Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Solar Beam Type Icon Special 10 120 100
Hyper Beam Type Icon Special 5 150 90
Flamethrower
Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Incinerate
Type Icon Special 15 60 100
Shock Wave Type Icon Special 20 60
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Dragon Breath Type Icon Special 20 60 100
Zap Cannon Type Icon Special 5 120 50
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60

Egg Moves

No egg moves found

Move Tutors

Tailwind
Type Icon Status 15
Roost
Type Icon Status 10
Sleep Talk Type Icon Status 10
Substitute Type Icon Status 10
Mimic Type Icon Status 10
Thunder Wave Type Icon Status 20 90
Psych Up Type Icon Status 10
Swagger Type Icon Status 15 85
Endure Type Icon Status 10
Iron Head Type Icon Physical 15 80 100
Zen Headbutt Type Icon Physical 15 80 90
Sky Attack
Type Icon Physical 5 140 90
Double-Edge Type Icon Physical 15 120 100
Earth Power Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Shock Wave Type Icon Special 20 60
Signal Beam Type Icon Special 15 75 100
Hyper Voice Type Icon Special 10 90 100
Heat Wave
Type Icon Special 10 95 90
Giga Drain Type Icon Special 10 75 100
Snore Type Icon Special 15 50 100
Ominous Wind Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Air Cutter
Type Icon Special 25 60 95
Ancient Power Type Icon Special 5 60 100
Twister Type Icon Special 20 40 100
Mud-Slap Type Icon Special 10 20 100
Swift Type Icon Special 20 60
Dream Eater Type Icon Special 15 100 100
Thunderbolt Type Icon Special 15 90 100
Flamethrower
Type Icon Special 15 90 100