Nidoking - Generation 3 learnset

Below are all the moves that Nidoking can learn in Generation 3, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Ruby
  • Pokémon Sapphire
  • Pokémon FireRed
  • Pokémon LeafGreen
  • Pokémon Emerald

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 Ruby & Sapphire at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire. 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 Ruby & Sapphire by a previous evolution of Nidoking. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlatterDarkStatus 100 Level up
Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85 Level up
Helping HandNormalStatus Level up
Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100 Level up
Horn DrillNormalPhysical 30 Level up
LeerNormalStatus 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
22ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
43MegahornBugPhysical 120 85

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen. 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 FireRed & LeafGreen from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85
MimicNormalStatus
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100
SubstituteNormalStatus

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen by a previous evolution of Nidoking. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlatterDarkStatus 100 Level up
Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85 Level up
Helping HandNormalStatus Level up
Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100 Level up
Horn DrillNormalPhysical 30 Level up
LeerNormalStatus 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Emerald. 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 Emerald from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Emerald by a previous evolution of Nidoking. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
FlatterDarkStatus 100 Level up
Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85 Level up
Helping HandNormalStatus Level up
Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100 Level up
Horn DrillNormalPhysical 30 Level up
LeerNormalStatus 100 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Emerald:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Emerald: