Ho-Oh (HGSS Promo 1)

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ホウオウ Houou
Team Plasma
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Illus. Takashi Yamaguchi
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Ho-Oh
Type Fire
Hit Points 100
retreat cost
English expansion HGSS Black Star Promos
English card no. HGSS01
Japanese expansion L-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 048/L-P
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Ho-Oh.

Ho-Oh (Japanese: ホウオウ Houou) is a Fire-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the HGSS Black Star Promos.

Card text

Fire Combustion
FireFireColorlessColorless Sacred Fire
Flip a coin. If heads, choose 1 of your opponent's Pokémon. This attack does 80 damage to that Pokémon. This attack's damage isn't affected by Weakness or Resistance.

Pokédex data

Ho-Oh - Rainbow Pokémon
No. Height Weight
250 12'06" (3.8 m) 438.7 lbs. (199.0 kg)
Pokédex entry
A legend says that its body glows in seven colors. A rainbow is said to form behind when it flies.
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。

Release information

In Japan, this card was awarded as a Holofoil card to those qualified for the 2010 World Championships. The English print was first released as one of two promotional cards, alongside Lugia, available in the HeartGold & SoulSilver Poster Pack released on February 24, 2010. It was later released again alongside Lugia in the HeartGold & SoulSilver Knock Out Collection.



Sacred Fire is a move in the Pokémon games that Ho-Oh can learn. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon SoulSilver.

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