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 KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
43Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
58MegahornBugPhysical 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.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
Take DownNormalPhysical 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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Level up
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
Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100 Level up
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus Level up

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 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 KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
43Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
58MegahornBugPhysical 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.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
Helping HandNormalStatus
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
UproarNormalSpecial 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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Level up
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
Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100 Level up
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Nidoking is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Platinum:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 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 KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
43Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
58MegahornBugPhysical 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.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
Head SmashRockPhysical 150 80
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
Take DownNormalPhysical 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
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Level up
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
Poison JabPoisonPhysical 80 100 Level up
Toxic SpikesPoisonStatus Level up

Moves learnt by HM

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

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
03SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
05WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
08Rock ClimbNormalPhysical 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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor