Nidoking - Generation 5 learnset

Below are all the moves that Nidoking can learn in Generation 5, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Black
  • Pokémon White
  • Pokémon Black 2
  • Pokémon White 2

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon Black & White at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFighting 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
23Chip AwayNormal 70 100
35ThrashNormal 120 100
43Earth PowerGround 90 100
58MegahornBug 120 85

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black & White. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Nidoking egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
Chip AwayNormal 70 100
ConfusionPsychic 50 100
CounterFighting 100
DisableNormal 100
EndureNormal
Head SmashRock 150 80
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Poison TailPoison 50 100
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SupersonicNormal 55
Take DownNormal 90 85

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Black & White 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 Black & White:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
3SurfWater 90 100
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black & White:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDark
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
59IncinerateFire 60 100
60QuashDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal
94Rock SmashFighting 40 100

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 Black & White.

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
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFighting 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
Shock WaveElectric 60 Generation 4 — TM
Water PulseWater 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFighting 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormal
1PeckFlying 35 100
1Poison StingPoison 15 100
23Chip AwayNormal 70 100
35ThrashNormal 120 100
43Earth PowerGround 90 100
58MegahornBug 120 85

Egg moves

Nidoking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Nidoking egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychic
Beat UpDark 100
Chip AwayNormal 70 100
ConfusionPsychic 50 100
CounterFighting 100
DisableNormal 100
EndureNormal
Head SmashRock 150 80
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Poison TailPoison 50 100
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SupersonicNormal 55
Take DownNormal 90 85

Move Tutor moves

Nidoking can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2 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 Black 2 & White 2:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CutNormal 50 95
3SurfWater 90 100
4StrengthNormal 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Black 2 & White 2:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hone ClawsDark
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
9VenoshockPoison 65 100
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
28DigGround 80 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
56FlingDark 100
59IncinerateFire 60 100
60QuashDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
90SubstituteNormal
94Rock SmashFighting 40 100

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 Black 2 & White 2.

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
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Focus PunchFighting 150 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — TM
Shock WaveElectric 60 Generation 4 — TM
Water PulseWater 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor