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'''Nidoking''' (Japanese: '''ニドキング''' ''Nidokingu'') is a {{Type|Poison}}/{{Type|Ground}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]] that is the male counterpart to [[Nidoqueen]].
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'''Nidoking''' (Japanese: '''ニドキング''' ''Nidokingu'') is a {{Type|Poison}}/{{Type|Ground}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]] that is the male counterpart to [[Nidoqueen]].
   
== Appearance ==
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
 
Nidoking is a large purple Pokémon with a very large horn and large ears. It has a large bulky tail and it has one toed feet and three fingered hands.
 
Nidoking is a large purple Pokémon with a very large horn and large ears. It has a large bulky tail and it has one toed feet and three fingered hands.
   
== Special abilities ==
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===Special abilities===
Its abilities are [[Poison Point]] which may [[poison]] the foe 30% of the time when your [[Pokémon]] attacks it with a [[Physical]] kind of move. It can also have the ability [[Rivalry]], which increases Nidoking's Attack stat by 50% when fighting against Pokémon of the same gender, but halves it when fighting against Pokémon of the Opposite Gender. In Pokémon Black and White, Nidoking has an additional Special Ability, through the Dream World; Sheer Force. This ability states that Moves with a secondary effect (Status, Lowering opponent's stats) are increased in power by 33% but lose their secondary effect (i.e. Flamethrower would not cause burn).
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Its abilities are [[Poison Point]] which may [[Poisoned|poison]] the foe 30% of the time when your [[Pokémon]] attacks it with a [[Physical]] kind of move. It can also have the ability [[Rivalry]], which increases Nidoking's Attack stat by 50% when fighting against Pokémon of the same gender, but halves it when fighting against Pokémon of the Opposite Gender. In Pokémon Black and White, Nidoking has an additional Special Ability, through the Dream World; Sheer Force. This ability states that Moves with a secondary effect (Status, Lowering opponent's stats) are increased in power by 33% but lose their secondary effect (i.e. Flamethrower would not cause burn).
   
== In the anime==
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==Evolution==
[[File:Gary_Nidoking.png|thumb]]
 
[[Gary]] has a Nidoking in the anime. Aside that, Nidoking makes many other appearances in the anime.
 
 
== Evolution ==
 
 
'''Nidoking''' is the evolved form of [[Nidorino]] by use of a [[Evolution Stones|Moon Stone]]. Nidoking is the final evolution of Nidoran♂.
 
'''Nidoking''' is the evolved form of [[Nidorino]] by use of a [[Evolution Stones|Moon Stone]]. Nidoking is the final evolution of Nidoran♂.
   
== Game info ==
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==Game info==
=== Game locations ===
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===Game locations===
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=== Pokédex entries ===
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===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex|
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{{Pokédexentries
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redblue=It uses its powerful tail in battle to smash, constrict, then break the prey's bones.|
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yellow=Its steel-like hide adds to its powerful tackle. Its horns are so hard, they can pierce a diamond.|
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|gen=I
gold=It swings its big tail around during battle. If its foe flinches, it will charge with its sturdy body.|
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silver=Its tail is thick and powerful. If it binds an enemy, it can snap the victim's spine quite easily.|
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=== Learnset ===
 
=== Learnset ===
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{{Main|Nidoking/Learnset Generation I}}
 
{{Main|Nidoking/Learnset Generation I}}
   
== Known Trainers With a Nidoking ==
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==Appearances==
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===In the anime===
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[[File:Gary_Nidoking.png|thumb]]
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[[Gary]] has a Nidoking in the anime. Aside that, Nidoking makes many other appearances in the anime.
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====Known Trainers With a Nidoking====
 
*[[Gary Oak]]
 
*[[Gary Oak]]
 
*[[Giovanni]]
 
*[[Giovanni]]
 
*[[Paul]]
 
*[[Paul]]
   
== Origins ==
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==Trivia==
It is based on the Toho monster [http://godzilla.wikia.com/wiki/Baragon Baragon] whilst its name comes from the words ''needle'' on which it is a parody of and ''king''.
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*Despite [[Nidoqueen]] being unable to breed, [[Nidoran♀]] is able to.
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*Nidoqueen and Nidoking are the only {{Type|Poison}}/{{Type|Ground}}-type Pokémon.
   
== Trivia ==
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===Origins===
*Despite [[Nidoqueen]] being unable to breed and having relation to Nidoking, Nidoking is able to.
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It is based on the Toho monster [[w:c:godzilla:Baragon|Baragon]] whilst its name comes from the words ''needle'' on which it is a parody of and ''king''.
*Nidoqueen and Nidoking are the only {{Type|Poison}}/{{Type|Ground}}-types.
 
*Nidoking bears a great resemblance to Baragon.
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 20:55, July 21, 2014

Type
Poison  Ground
Species Drill Pokémon
Abilities Poison Point
Rivalry
Sheer Force (DW)
Pokédex
Nidorino ← 034 → Clefairy
Kanto 034 Johto 100
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Coastal Kalos 109
Evolves From Nidorino
Evolves Into None
Nidoking
034
ニドキング Nidokingu
034Nidoking
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
032033034
Gender
100% ♂ / 0 % ♀
Weight Height
136.7 lbs. 62.0 kg 4'07" 1.4 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Purple Field
Monster
Body Style Footprint
Body06
F034
Cry

Nidoking (Japanese: ニドキング Nidokingu) is a Poison/Ground-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I that is the male counterpart to Nidoqueen.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Nidoking is a large purple Pokémon with a very large horn and large ears. It has a large bulky tail and it has one toed feet and three fingered hands.

Special abilitiesEdit

Its abilities are Poison Point which may poison the foe 30% of the time when your Pokémon attacks it with a Physical kind of move. It can also have the ability Rivalry, which increases Nidoking's Attack stat by 50% when fighting against Pokémon of the same gender, but halves it when fighting against Pokémon of the Opposite Gender. In Pokémon Black and White, Nidoking has an additional Special Ability, through the Dream World; Sheer Force. This ability states that Moves with a secondary effect (Status, Lowering opponent's stats) are increased in power by 33% but lose their secondary effect (i.e. Flamethrower would not cause burn).

EvolutionEdit

Nidoking is the evolved form of Nidorino by use of a Moon Stone. Nidoking is the final evolution of Nidoran♂.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Nidoking Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Evolve Nidorino None
Yellow Evolve Nidorino None
Gold/Silver Evolve Nidorino None
Crystal Evolve Nidorino None
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Evolve Nidorino None
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Nidorino None
Platinum Evolve Nidorino None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Nidorino None
Black/White Evolve Nidorino (White only) None
X/Y Evolve Nidorino None


Side game locations Edit

Nidoking Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 2, Forever Level 51, Pair Trozei, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Nidorino
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Shimmer Desert (1-9F)
Pokémon Rumble Eternal Tower


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
It uses its powerful tail in battle to smash, constrict, then break the prey's bones.
Yellow
Its steel-like hide adds to its powerful tackle. Its horns are so hard, they can pierce a diamond.
Gold
It swings its big tail around during battle. If its foe flinches, it will charge with its sturdy body.
Silver
Its tail is thick and powerful. If it binds an enemy, it can snap the victim's spine quite easily.
Crystal
It uses its thick arms, legs and tail to attack forcefully. Melee combat is its specialty.
Ruby
Nidoking's thick tail packs enormously destructive power. With one swing, it can topple a metal transmission tower. Once this Pokémon goes on a rampage, there is no stopping it.
Sapphire
Nidoking's thick tail packs enormously destructive power. With one swing, it can topple a metal transmission tower. Once this Pokémon goes on a rampage, there is no stopping it.
Emerald
A Nidoking's thick tail packs enormously destructive power capable of toppling a metal transmission tower. Once it goes on a rampage, there is no stopping it.
FireRed
It is recognized by its rock-hard hide and its extended horn. Be careful with the horn as it contains venom.
LeafGreen
It uses its powerful tail in battle to smash, constrict, then break the prey's bones.
Diamond
One swing of its mighty tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick.
Pearl
One swing of its mighty tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick.
Platinum
One swing of its mighty tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick.
HeartGold
It swings its big tail around during battle. If its foe flinches, it will charge with its sturdy body.
SoulSilver
Its tail is thick and powerful. If it binds an enemy, it can snap the victim's spine quite easily.
Black
One swing of its mighty tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick.
White
One swing of its mighty tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick.
Black 2
One swing of its mighty tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick.
White 2
One swing of its mighty tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick.
X
It is recognized by its rock-hard hide and its extended horn. Be careful with the horn, as it contains venom.
Y
One swing of its mighty tail can snap a telephone pole as if it were a matchstick.

Learnset Edit

Generation I Edit

Main article: Nidoking/Learnset Generation I


AppearancesEdit

In the animeEdit

Gary Nidoking

Gary has a Nidoking in the anime. Aside that, Nidoking makes many other appearances in the anime.

Known Trainers With a NidokingEdit

TriviaEdit

OriginsEdit

It is based on the Toho monster Baragon whilst its name comes from the words needle on which it is a parody of and king.

SourcesEdit


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