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.
03SurfWater 90 100
04StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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.
03SurfWater 90 100
04StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Yellow: