Nidorino

Nidorino is a Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Poison Pin Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
An aggressive POKéMON that is quick to attack. The horn on its head secretes a powerful venom.
Yellow Its horns contain venom. If they are stabbed into an enemy, the impact makes the poison leak out.
Gold It raises its big ears to check its surroundings. If it senses anything, it attacks immediately.
Silver Quick to anger, it stabs enemies with its horn to inject a powerful poison when it becomes agitated.
Crystal It is easily agitated and uses its horn for offense as soon as it notices an attacker.
Ruby
Sapphire
NIDORINO has a horn that is harder than a diamond. If it senses a hostile presence, all the barbs on its back bristle up at once, and it challenges the foe with all its might.
FireRed It is easily angered. By swinging its well-developed horn wildly, it can even punch through diamond.
LeafGreen An aggressive POKéMON that is quick to attack. The horn on its head secretes a powerful venom.
Emerald Its horn is harder than a diamond. If it senses a hostile presence, all the barbs on its back bristle up at once, and it challenges the foe with all its might.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It has a violent disposition and stabs foes with its horn, which oozes poison upon impact.
HeartGold It raises its big ears to check its surroundings. If it senses anything, it attacks immediately.
SoulSilver Quick to anger, it stabs enemies with its horn to inject a powerful poison when it becomes agitated.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It has a violent disposition and stabs foes with its horn, which oozes poison upon impact.
X It raises its big ears to check its surroundings. If it senses anything, it attacks immediately.
Y An aggressive Pokémon that is quick to attack. The horn on its head secretes a powerful venom.

Evolution chart

Nidoran♂
#032
Nidoran♂
Poison

(Level 16)
Nidorino
#033
Nidorino
Poison

(use Moon Stone)
Nidoking
#034
Nidoking
Poison · Ground

Name origin

nido
Japanese for ‘two’ (referring to its counterpart)
rhino
large African mammal

Moves learned by Nidorino

Nidorino sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Nidorino

Yellow Route 9, 23
Gold
Silver
Route 13, 14, 15
Crystal Route 13, 14, 15
Diamond
Pearl
Route 221, Valor Lakefront
Platinum Route 221, Valor Lakefront
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 13, 14, 15
X
Y
Route 11 (Miroir Way)