Nidoking - Generation 2 learnset

Below are all the moves that Nidoking can learn in Generation 2, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Gold
  • Pokémon Silver
  • Pokémon Crystal

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 Gold & Silver at the levels specified.

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

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Gold & Silver. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Nidoking egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
ConfusionPsychic 50 100
CounterFighting 100
DisableNormal 100
SupersonicNormal 55
Take DownNormal 90 85

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Gold & Silver 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 Gold & Silver:

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 Gold & Silver:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
2HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3CurseGhost
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13SnoreNormal 50 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Icy WindIce 55 95
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Mud-SlapGround 20 100
32Double TeamNormal
33Ice PunchIce 75 100
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
40Defense CurlNormal
41Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
43DetectFighting
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48Fire PunchFire 75 100
49Fury CutterBug 40 95

Moves learnt by level up

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

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

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Crystal. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Nidoking egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
ConfusionPsychic 50 100
CounterFighting 100
DisableNormal 100
SupersonicNormal 55
Take DownNormal 90 85

Move Tutor moves

Nidoking can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Crystal from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
FlamethrowerFire 90 100
Ice BeamIce 90 100
ThunderboltElectric 90 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Crystal 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 Crystal:

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 Crystal:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50
2HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3CurseGhost
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Rock SmashFighting 40 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13SnoreNormal 50 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Icy WindIce 55 95
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20EndureNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Iron TailSteel 100 75
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Mud-SlapGround 20 100
32Double TeamNormal
33Ice PunchIce 75 100
34SwaggerNormal 85
35Sleep TalkNormal
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
40Defense CurlNormal
41Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
43DetectFighting
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48Fire PunchFire 75 100
49Fury CutterBug 40 95