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 KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
23ThrashNormalPhysical 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.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Beat UpDarkSpecial 100
ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
Take DownNormalPhysical 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 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 Gold & Silver:

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 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 KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
23ThrashNormalPhysical 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.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Beat UpDarkSpecial 100
ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
ThunderboltElectricSpecial 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 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 Crystal:

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 Crystal: