(Pokémon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold, Silver and Crystal Versions)

Nidoran♂ is a Poison-type Pokémon.

No Pokémon evolve into Nidoran♂. Nidoran♂ evolves into Nidorino at level 16.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack40GSC
Special Defense40GSC


Number 032: Nidoran♂, the Poison Pin Pokémon. Height: 1'8", Weight: 20.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
Stiffens its ears
to sense danger.
The larger its
horns, the more
powerful its
secreted venom.
Its large ears
are always kept
upright. If it
senses danger, it
will attack with a
poisonous sting.
It is small, but
its horn is filled
with poison. It
charges then stabs
with the horn to
inject poison.
It raises its big
ears to check its
It will strike
first if it senses
any danger.
It constantly
moves its large
ears in many
directions in
order to detect
danger right away.


Nidoran♂ can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Take Down by breedingGSC
Supersonic by breedingGSC
Disable by breedingGSC
Counter by breedingGSC
Confusion by breedingGSC
Amnesia by breedingGSC
Beat Up by breedingGSC
Tackle at level 1
Leer at level 1
Horn Attack at level 8
Double Kick at level 12YGSC
Poison Sting at level 14RB
Poison Sting at level 17YGSC
Focus Energy at level 21RB
Focus Energy at level 23YGSC
Fury Attack at level 29RB
Fury Attack at level 30YGSC
Horn Drill at level 36RB
Horn Drill at level 38YGSC
Double Kick at level 43RB
Headbutt from TM02GSC
Curse from TM03GSC
Toxic from TM06
Horn Drill from TM07RBY
Body Slam from TM08RBY
Take Down from TM09RBY
Double-edge from TM10RBY
Hidden Power from TM10GSC
Sunny Day from TM11GSC
Snore from TM13GSC
Blizzard from TM14
Protect from TM17GSC
Rain Dance from TM18GSC
Rage from TM20RBY
Endure from TM20GSC
Frustration from TM21GSC
Iron Tail from TM23GSC
Thunderbolt from TM24RBY
Thunder from TM25
Return from TM27GSC
Mimic from TM31RBY
Mud-slap from TM31GSC
Double Team from TM32
Reflect from TM33RBY
Bide from TM34RBY
Swagger from TM34GSC
Sleep Talk from TM35GSC
Defense Curl from TM40GSC
Skull Bash from TM40RBY
Detect from TM43GSC
Rest from TM44
Attract from TM45GSC
Thief from TM46GSC
Substitute from TM50RBY
Thunderbolt from a Move TutorC

Show information about:
Generation I: Red Blue Yellow
Generation II: Gold Silver Crystal

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