Find out everything there is to know about Malosse in our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Pokédex. You'll find its evolutions, stats, EVs, attacks, talents and more.

Malosse

Houndour (eng)
Regional: #25 National: # 228

Catch rate

120

Given EVs

1 Atk Special

Hatching

not

Talents

Early Bird

The Pokémon wakes up more quickly.
The Pokémon awakens from sleep twice as fast as other Pokémon.

Flash Fire

Boosts Fire abilities if hit by Fire attacks.
If hit by a Fire-type move, the Pokémon absorbs the flames and uses them to power up its own Fire-type moves.

Unnerve (Hidden)

The enemy becomes stressed and cannot eat berries.
Unnerves opposing Pokémon and makes them unable to eat Berries.

capture locations

Encounter Rate: 60%
Minimum Level: 2
Maximum Level: 20
Biome: Rocky (60%), Cave (60%)
Area: South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Four)
Location: None
Time: Morning, Noon, Evening, Night
Version: Scarlet, Violet
Item: None

developments

Attacks learned by levelling up

GradeLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
Lv. 1Leer Normal Status010030The user gives opposing Pokémon an intimidating leer that lowers their Defense stats.
Lv. 1Ember Fire Special4010025The target is attacked with small flames. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lv. 4Howl Normal Status010140The user howls loudly to rouse itself and its allies. This boosts their Attack stats.
Lv. 8Smog Poison Special307020The target is attacked with a discharge of filthy gases. This may also poison the target.
Lev. 13Roar Normal Status010120The target is scared off, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.
Lev. 16Bite Darkness Physics6010025The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
Lev. 20Incinerate Fire Special6010015The user attacks opposing Pokémon with fire. If a Pokémon is holding a certain item, such as a Berry, the item becomes burned up and unusable.
Lev. 25Beat Up Darkness Physics110010The user gets all party Pokémon to attack the target. The more party Pokémon, the greater the number of attacks.
Lev. 28Fire Fang Fire Physics659515The user bites with flame-cloaked fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with a burn.
Lev. 32Torment Darkness Status010015The user torments and enrages the target, making it incapable of using the same move twice in a row.
Lev. 40Foul Play Darkness Physics9510015The user turns the target's strength against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage this move inflicts.
Lev. 44Flamethrower Fire Special9010015The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
Lev. 49Crunch Darkness Physics8010015The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Lev. 52Nasty Plot Darkness Status010120The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
Lev. 56Inferno Fire Special100505The user attacks by engulfing the target in an intense fire. This leaves the target with a burn.

Attacks learned by CT

CTLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
66Body Slam Normal Physics8510015The user attacks by dropping onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
1Take Down Normal Physics908520A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
125Flamethrower Fire Special9010015The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
168Solar Beam Plant Special12010010The user gathers light on the first turn, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.
24Fire Spin Fire Special358515The user traps the target inside a fierce vortex of fire that inflicts damage for four to five turns.
141Fire Blast Fire Special110855The target is attacked with an intense blast of all- consuming fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
85Rest Psy Status01015The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and cures any status conditions.
103Substitute Normal Status010110The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its own HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
18Thief Darkness Physics6010025The user attacks and steals the target's held item simultaneously. The user can't steal anything if it already holds an item.
134Reversal Fight Physics110015An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
7Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
6Scary Face Normal Status010010The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.
148Sludge Bomb Poison Special9010010The user hurls unsanitary sludge at the target to inflict damage. This may also poison the target.
5Mud-Slap Soil Special2010010The user hurls mud in the target's face to inflict damage and lower its accuracy.
47Endure Normal Status010110The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. This move's chance of failing rises if used in succession.
70Sleep Talk Normal Status010110The user randomly uses one of the moves it knows. This move can only be used while the user is asleep.
50Rain Dance Water Status01015The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type attacks. The rain also lowers the power of Fire-type attacks.
49Sunny Day Fire Status01015The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type attacks. The sunlight also lowers the power of Water-type attacks.
108Crunch Darkness Physics8010015The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
114Shadow Ball Spectre Special8010015The user attacks by hurling a shadowy blob at the target. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
118Heat Wave Fire Special959010The user attacks by exhaling hot breath on opposing Pokémon. This may also leave them with a burn.
107Will-O-Wisp Fire Status08515The user shoots a sinister flame at the target to inflict a burn.
25Facade Normal Physics7010020This move's power is doubled if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
87Taunt Darkness Status010020The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
130Helping Hand Normal Status010120The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally's attack.
117Hyper Voice Normal Special9010010The user attacks by letting loose a horribly loud, resounding cry.
157Overheat Fire Special130905The user attacks the target with all its might. The recoil from this move harshly lowers the user's Sp. Atk stat.
35Mud Shot Soil Special559515The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This also lowers the target's Speed stat.
165Flare Blitz Fire Physics12010015The user cloaks itself in fire and charges the target to inflict damage. This also damages the user quite a lot and may leave the target with a burn.
94Dark Pulse Darkness Special8010015The user releases a horrible aura imbued with ill intent. This may also make the target flinch.
140Nasty Plot Darkness Status010120The user stimulates its brain by thinking bad thoughts. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Atk stat.
9Thunder Fang Elektrik Physics659515The user bites with electrified fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with paralysis.
8Fire Fang Fire Physics659515The user bites with flame-cloaked fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with a burn.
38Flame Charge Fire Physics5010020Cloaking itself in flame, the user attacks the target. Then, building up momentum, the user boosts its Speed stat.
62Foul Play Darkness Physics9510015The user turns the target's strength against it. The higher the target's Attack stat, the greater the damage this move inflicts.
30Snarl Darkness Special559515The user yells as if it's ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stats of opposing Pokémon.
63Psychic Fangs Psy Physics8510010The user attacks by biting the target with its psychic capabilities. This move can also break barriers, such as Light Screen and Reflect.
171Tera Blast Normal Unknown8010010If the user has Terastallized, it unleashes energy of its Tera Type. This move inflicts damage using the Attack or Sp. Atk stat-whichever is higher for the user.
20Trailblaze Plant Physics5010020The user attacks suddenly as if leaping out from tall grass. The user's nimble footwork boosts its Speed stat.
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