033MS #033: Nidorino
#035: Clefairy 035MS
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Nidoking (disambiguation).
Nidoking Dream.png
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia

Nidoking is the adult stage of the male Nidoran line. It evolves from Nidorino upon exposure to a Moon Stone which drastically increases its power and appearance.

Other namesEdit


It is proud of its thick steel-like hide that adorns its body. Nidoking have a reptilian-appearance in comparison to its previous evolutionary stages from its powerful jaws to its long and "scaly" looking tail. Its tail has extraordinary strength and is capable of knocking down towers and breaking the bones of other Pokémon. The ridge of spikes on its back have fully protruded out and contain a powerful venom while its large venomous horn are powerful enough break diamonds.

It is large in appearance and almost completely purple aside from the grey-coloured plates that surround its lower body and chest area. The insides of its large ears are teal in colour while it possesses sharp claws on its paws.

Related speciesEdit

Its female counterpart is Nidoqueen and its evolutionary line. Despite being adult stage of the line, Nidoqueen cannot breed with Nidoking; however, Nidoking is capable of breeding with its younger stages.




Nidoking are very aggressive by nature and often use their full-out power during battle. Nidoking are able to constrict their foes and use its powerful tail to break the bones of its prey. Upon catching prey in their bind, Nidoking use their long tails to even break the spines of its prey.

Nidoking are fierce predators and will charge at its foe even when flinching.


It is capable of breeding with Nidoran♀ and Nidorina to produce either male or female Nidorans. It can also breed with Ditto.


Bag Rare Candy Sprite
Level 16
First evolution
Bag Moon Stone Sprite
Moon Stone
Second evolution
 Poison  Ground 

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