Nidoking - Generation 7 learnset

Below are all the moves that Nidoking can learn in Generation 7, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Sun
  • Pokémon Moon
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun
  • Pokémon Ultra Moon
  • Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu
  • Pokémon Let's Go Eevee

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
35ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
43Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
58MegahornBugPhysical 120 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
EndureNormalStatus
Head SmashRockPhysical 150 80
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Poison TailPoisonPhysical 50 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon 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 TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

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 Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
TackleNormalPhysical 40 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
FissureGroundPhysical 30 Generation 1 — TM
Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
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
AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
23Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
35ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
43Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
58MegahornBugPhysical 120 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AmnesiaPsychicStatus
Beat UpDarkPhysical 100
Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
ConfusionPsychicSpecial 50 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
DisableNormalStatus 100
EndureNormalStatus
Head SmashRockPhysical 150 80
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Poison TailPoisonPhysical 50 100
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SupersonicNormalStatus 55
Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
Venom DrenchPoisonStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

Nidoking can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 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 TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
TackleNormalPhysical 40 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
FissureGroundPhysical 30 Generation 1 — TM
Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychicStatus Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFightingPhysical 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
DetectFightingStatus Generation 2 — TM
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
AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Nidoking learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CounterFightingPhysical 100
1Focus EnergyNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1Poison StingPoisonPhysical 15 100
1SupersonicNormalStatus 55
1ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
55MegahornBugPhysical 120 85

Moves learnt on evolution

Nidoking learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

Nidoking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee: