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 AttackNormalPhysical 65 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
8Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100
14Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23ThrashNormalPhysical 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 KickFightingPhysical 30 100 Level up
Focus EnergyNormalStatus Level up
Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85 Level up
Horn DrillNormalPhysical 30 Level up
LeerNormalStatus 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 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 AttackNormalPhysical 65 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
8Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100
12Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
23ThrashNormalPhysical 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 EnergyNormalStatus Level up
Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85 Level up
Horn DrillNormalPhysical 30 Level up
LeerNormalStatus 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Yellow:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Yellow: