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032MS #032: Nidoran♂
Pokémon
#034: Nidoking 034MS
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Nidorino (disambiguation).
Nidorino
ニドリーノ Nidorino
#033
033Nidorino
Art by Ken Sugimori from FireRed and LeafGreen
Type
Poison Unknown
Species
Poison Pin Pokémon
Abilities
Poison Point or Rivalry Hustle
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Kanto
#033
Johto
#099
Hoenn
#231
Regional Browser numbers
Height
2'11"
Imperial
0.9 m
Metric
Weight
43.0 lbs.
Imperial
19.5 kg
Metric
Dex color
Purple
Catch rate
120 (15.7%)
Body style
Body08
Footprint
 F033 
Gender ratio
100% male
Breeding
Monster and
Field groups
21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 118 Battle Exp.: 1181*

Nidorino (Japanese: ニドリーノ Nidorino) is a Poison-type Pokémon.

He evolves from Nidoran♂ starting at level 16, and evolves into Nidoking when exposed to a Moon Stone.

Biology

Physiology

Nidorino is larger than his pre-evolution. His forehead horn is larger, as well as his ears and the spines on his back. He has grown large fang teeth, and has three clawed toes instead of two, as was the case for its pre-evolution. He remains quadruped though.

Gender differences

Nidorino is the male of the species. For the female counterpart, see Nidorina.

Special abilities

Capable of goring with his horn, Nidorino are much fiercer than Nidoran♂. Their long spines ooze poison on contact with foes. His horn is capable of piercing a diamond.

Behavior

Nidorino is independent and are often fierce, being described as aggressive and violent.

Habitat

Grassland

Grassland Pokémon

Nidorino live in expansive hot savannas and plains. They share their home range with Nidorina and can normally be found in Kanto.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Kanto
It is easily angered. By swinging its well-developed horn wildly, it can even punch through diamond.
Generation II
Johto
It raises its big ears to check its surroundings. If it senses anything, it attacks immediately.
 ???
No Pokédex data is available.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation I.
Generation I
Kanto
Uncommon Safari Zone
Generation II
Johto
None Evolve Nidoran♂

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 61
121 - 168 232 - 326
Attack: 72
69 - 136 134 - 267
Defense: 57
55 - 119 107 - 234
Sp.Atk: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Sp.Def: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Speed: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Total: 365   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.
  • This Pokémon's  Special  base stat in Generation I was 55.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
3/4 ★★★
Power
3/4 ★★★
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
2/3 ★★
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
12/17 ★★

Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
00Start Peck Flying Physical 03535 100100% 35
077 Focus Energy Normal Status 0000 —% 30
099 Double Kick Fighting Physical 03030 100100% 30
1313 Poison Sting Poison Physical 01515 100100% 35
2020 Fury Attack Normal Physical 01515 08585% 20
2323 Horn Attack Normal Physical 06565 100100% 25
2828 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 —% 20
3535 Toxic Spikes Poison Status 0000 —% 20
3838 Flatter Dark Status 0000 100100% 15
4343 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100100% 20
5050 Captivate Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
5858 Horn Drill Normal Physical 0000 —% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Nidorino obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Nidorino
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Nidorino
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Dark Sprite TM01 Hone Claws Dark Status —% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite TM06 Toxic Poison Status 90% 10
Bag TM Poison Sprite TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 65 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 100% 15
Bag TM Fire Sprite TM11 Sunny Day Fire Status —% 5
Bag TM Ice Sprite TM13 Ice Beam Ice Special 95 100% 10
Bag TM Ice Sprite TM14 Blizzard Ice Special 120 70% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM17 Protect Normal Status —% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite TM18 Rain Dance Water Status —% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Electric Sprite TM24 Thunderbolt Electric Special 95 100% 15
Bag TM Electric Sprite TM25 Thunder Electric Special 120 70% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM27 Return Normal Physical 100% 20
Bag TM Ground Sprite TM28 Dig Ground Physical 80 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM32 Double Team Normal Status —% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 90 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM42 Facade Normal Physical 70 100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite TM44 Rest Psychic Status —% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM45 Attract Normal Status 100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite TM46 Thief Dark Physical 40 100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM48 Round Normal Special 60 100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 40 100% 15
Bag TM Ghost Sprite TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 70 100% 15
Bag TM Poison Sprite TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 80 100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM87 Swagger Normal Status 90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite TM90 Substitute Normal Status —% 10
Bag TM Fighting Sprite TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 40 100% 15
Bag HM Normal Sprite HM01 Cut Normal Physical 50 95% 30
Bag HM Normal Sprite HM04 Strength Normal Physical 80 100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Nidorino
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Nidorino
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
054MS055MS079MS080MS199MS143MS
161MS162MS194MS195MS220MS221MS
473MS
Amnesia Psychic Status —% 20
215MS461MS228MS229MS Beat Up Dark Physical 100% 10
034MS108MS463MS111MS112MS464MS
143MS158MS159MS160MS246MS247MS
248MS
Chip Away Normal Physical 70 100% 20
054MS055MS079MS080MS199MS196MS
203MS
Confusion Psychic Special 50 100% 25
054MS055MS079MS080MS199MS108MS
463MS
Disable Normal Status 100% 20
220MS221MS473MS231MS232MS Endure Normal Status —% 10
019MS020MS050MS051MS161MS162MS Sucker Punch Dark Physical 80 100% 5
108MS463MS Supersonic Normal Status 55% 20
001MS002MS003MS058MS059MS077MS
078MS086MS087MS111MS112MS464MS
128MS133MS134MS135MS136MS196MS
197MS470MS471MS206MS209MS210MS
220MS221MS473MS231MS232MS
Take Down Normal Physical 90 85% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Nidorino in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Nidorino in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Nidorino
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Nidorino
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
II - III - IV
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Drill Run Ground Physical 80 95% 10
B W B2 W2 Helping Hand Normal Status —% 20
B W B2 W2 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15
B W B2 W2 Sleep Talk Normal Status —% 10
B W B2 W2 Snore Normal Special 40 100% 15
B W B2 W2 Super Fang Normal Physical 90% 10
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Nidorino can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Nidorino cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Nidorino
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Nidorino
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

Evolution

032
Unevolved
Nidoran♂
 Poison 
Bag Rare Candy Sprite
Level 16


033
First evolution
Nidorino
 Poison 
Bag Moon Stone Sprite
Moon Stone


034
Second evolution
Nidoking
 Poison  Ground 

032MS #032: Nidoran♂
Pokémon
#034: Nidoking 034MS

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