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.
03SurfWater 90 100
04StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Gold & Silver:

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.
03SurfWater 90 100
04StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Crystal: