Nidoking - Generation 4 learnset

Below are all the moves that Nidoking can learn in Generation 4, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Diamond
  • Pokémon Pearl
  • Pokémon Platinum
  • Pokémon HeartGold
  • Pokémon SoulSilver

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFighting 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
23ThrashNormal 120 100
43Earth PowerGround 90 100
58MegahornBug 120 85

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl. 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
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SupersonicNormal 55
Take DownNormal 90 85

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Level up
FlatterDark 100 Level up
Fury AttackNormal 15 85 Level up
Helping HandNormal Level up
Horn AttackNormal 65 100 Level up
Horn DrillNormal Level up
LeerNormal 100 Level up
Poison JabPoison 80 100 Level up
Toxic SpikesPoison Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormal 50 95
03SurfWater 90 100
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl:

Transfer-only moves

Nidoking can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Diamond & Pearl.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFighting 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
23ThrashNormal 120 100
43Earth PowerGround 90 100
58MegahornBug 120 85

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Platinum. 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
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SupersonicNormal 55
Take DownNormal 90 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
Earth PowerGround 90 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Fury CutterBug 40 95
Helping HandNormal
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
OutrageDragon 120 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
UproarNormal 90 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Level up
FlatterDark 100 Level up
Fury AttackNormal 15 85 Level up
Helping HandNormal Level up
Horn AttackNormal 65 100 Level up
Horn DrillNormal Level up
LeerNormal 100 Level up
Poison JabPoison 80 100 Level up
Toxic SpikesPoison Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormal 50 95
03SurfWater 90 100
04StrengthNormal 80 100
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

Transfer-only moves

Nidoking can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Platinum.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFighting 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
23ThrashNormal 120 100
43Earth PowerGround 90 100
58MegahornBug 120 85

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver. 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
Head SmashRock 150 80
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SupersonicNormal 55
Take DownNormal 90 85

Move Tutor moves

Nidoking can be taught these attacks in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CaptivateNormal 100 Level up
FlatterDark 100 Level up
Fury AttackNormal 15 85 Level up
Helping HandNormal Level up
Horn AttackNormal 65 100 Level up
Horn DrillNormal Level up
LeerNormal 100 Level up
Poison JabPoison 80 100 Level up
Toxic SpikesPoison Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormal 50 95
03SurfWater 90 100
04StrengthNormal 80 100
05WhirlpoolWater 35 85
06Rock SmashFighting 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormal 90 85

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver:

Transfer-only moves

Nidoking can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon HeartGold & SoulSilver.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor