Nidoking is a PoisonGround-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I. It is also known as the 'Drill Pokémon'.

How to Obtain

Nidoking can be obtained by evolving a Nidorino with a Moon Stone, or by trade.


032MSNidoran♂ Level 16 ▶ 033MSNidorino Moon Stone ▶ 034MSNidoking


Moves when Obtained

  • Earth Power
  • Horn Attack
  • Megahorn

Moves taught by TMs

  • Earthquake
  • Thunderbolt
  • Brick Break
  • Hidden Power
  • Ice Beam

Moves that can be taught by Move-Relearner

  • Double Kick
  • Tackle
  • Toxic
  • Toxic Spikes
  • Fury Swipes
  • Acid

Type Effectiveness

Effectiveness Type(s)
Weaknesses Ground, Water, Psychic, Ice
Resistances Fighting, Poison, Rock, Bug, Fairy
Immunity Electric

Recolor Gallery

Mustache Nidoking

Mustache Nidoking made by accceee

Shadow Nidoking

Shadow Nidoking made by Lurantise

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