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

Nidorino is a Poison-type Pokémon.

Nidoran♂ evolves into Nidorino at level 16. Nidorino evolves into Nidoking when exposed to the Moon Stone.


Red Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
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Base Stats

Special Attack55GSC
Special Defense55GSC


Number 033: Nidorino, the Poison Pin Pokémon. Height: 2'11", Weight: 43.0lbs.

Red and Blue Yellow Gold Silver Crystal
An aggressive
POKéMON that is
quick to attack.
The horn on its
head secretes a
powerful venom.
Its horns contain
venom. If they
are stabbed into
an enemy, the
impact makes the
poison leak out.
It raises its big
ears to check its
surroundings. If
it senses any-
thing, it attacks
Quick to anger, it
stabs enemies with
its horn to inject
a powerful poison
when it becomes
It is easily
agitated and uses
its horn for
offense as soon as
it notices an


Nidorino can use the following moves:

Move Learnt
Strength from HM04GSC
Horn Attack at level 1RBY
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 19YGSC
Focus Energy at level 23RB
Focus Energy at level 27YGSC
Fury Attack at level 32RB
Fury Attack at level 36YGSC
Horn Drill at level 41RB
Horn Drill at level 46YGSC
Double Kick at level 50RB
Headbutt from TM02GSC
Curse from TM03GSC
Toxic from TM06
Horn Drill from TM07RBY
Body Slam from TM08RBY
Rock Smash from TM08GSC
Take Down from TM09RBY
Double-edge from TM10RBY
Hidden Power from TM10GSC
Bubblebeam from TM11RBY
Sunny Day from TM11GSC
Water Gun from TM12RBY
Ice Beam from TM13RBY
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
Ice Beam from a Move TutorC
Thunderbolt from a Move TutorC

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

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