Nidoking - Generation 1 learnset

Below are all the moves that Nidoking can learn in Generation 1, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Red
  • Pokémon Blue
  • Pokémon Yellow

Note: The move categories shown here are based on the move's type, as was the mechanic in Generations 1-3. The moves' detail pages may show a different category for Generation 4+.

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon Red & Blue at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Horn AttackNormal 65 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1ThrashNormal 120 100
8Horn AttackNormal 65 100
14Poison StingPoison 15 100
23ThrashNormal 120 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Red & Blue by a previous evolution of Nidoking. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double KickFighting 30 100 Level up
Focus EnergyNormal Level up
Fury AttackNormal 15 85 Level up
Horn DrillNormal Level up
LeerNormal 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Red & Blue:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3SurfWater 90 100
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Red & Blue:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Mega PunchNormal 80 85
5Mega KickNormal 120 75
6ToxicPoison 90
7Horn DrillNormal
8Body SlamNormal 85 100
9Take DownNormal 90 85
10Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
11Bubble BeamWater 65 100
12Water GunWater 40 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Pay DayNormal 40 100
17SubmissionFighting 80 80
18CounterFighting 100
19Seismic TossFighting 100
20RageNormal 20 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27FissureGround
31MimicNormal
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
34BideNormal
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
40Skull BashNormal 130 100
44RestPsychic
48Rock SlideRock 75 90
50SubstituteNormal

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon Yellow at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Horn AttackNormal 65 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1ThrashNormal 120 100
8Horn AttackNormal 65 100
12Double KickFighting 30 100
23ThrashNormal 120 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Yellow by a previous evolution of Nidoking. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Focus EnergyNormal Level up
Fury AttackNormal 15 85 Level up
Horn DrillNormal Level up
LeerNormal 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Yellow:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3SurfWater 90 100
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Yellow:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Mega PunchNormal 80 85
5Mega KickNormal 120 75
6ToxicPoison 90
7Horn DrillNormal
8Body SlamNormal 85 100
9Take DownNormal 90 85
10Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
11Bubble BeamWater 65 100
12Water GunWater 40 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Pay DayNormal 40 100
17SubmissionFighting 80 80
18CounterFighting 100
19Seismic TossFighting 100
20RageNormal 20 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27FissureGround
31MimicNormal
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
34BideNormal
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
40Skull BashNormal 130 100
44RestPsychic
48Rock SlideRock 75 90
50SubstituteNormal