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Type(s)
[[Poison type|Poison]]  
Species Poison Pin Pokémon
Abilities Poison Point
Rivalry
Hustle (Dream World)
Pokédex
None ← 032 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From None
Evolves Into [[Nidorino]]
'Nidoran♂'
032
(ニドラン♂ Nidoran♂)
032Nidoran♂
[[Generation I]]
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
Pokédex Color Egg Group
<font color=Purple>Purple</font>
Body Style Footprint
F032
Cry

Nidoran♂ (Japanese: ニドラン♂ Nidoran♂) is a Poison-type Pokémon and is the male counterpart to Nidoran♀.

Appearance

Nidoran♂ is a small, rabbit-based Pokémon with large ears, whiskers and front teeth. They are covered with spines, primarily on their back, which can release potent poisons if Nidoran♂ is threatened. Nidoran♂ have a larger forehead horn than their female counterparts, Nidoran♀. It has darker spots all over its body.

Special abilities

Its large horns can secrete a powerful venom, unlike its female counterpart, the size of the horns is indicative of the strength of the venom. It also has unique muscles around its ears, which permit them to be moved in any direction.

Evolution

Nidoran♂ evolves into a Nidorino at level 16. Nidorino evolves into Nidoking, by use of a Moon Stone.

In the anime

Nidoran♂ with its counterpart, Nidoran♀, were featured in the episode Wherefore Art Thou, Pokémon? . A young boy named Ralph owned a Nidoran♂ which evolved into a Nidorino after kissing his friend Emily's Nidoran♀.

Game info

Game locations

Nidoran♂ Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Route 22, Safari Zone Common (Red)
Rare (Blue)
Yellow Route 2, 9, 10, 22, Safari Zone Common
Gold/Silver Route 35, 36 Common
Crystal Route 35, National Park Common
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/ LeafGreen Route 3, Safari Zone areas 1, 2, and 3 (FireRed)
Route 3, Safari Zone areas 1 and 3 (LeafGreen)
Common (FireRed)
Rare (LeafGreen)
Diamond/ Pearl Route 201 (Poké Radar) Rare
Platinum Route 201 (Poké Radar) Rare
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 35, 36 Uncommon
Black/White White Forest (White only) Uncommon


Side game locations

Nidoran♂ Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 4, Huge Storage 4, Endless Level 5, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Mt. Thunder (1-4F), Wish Cave (33-37F), Oddity Cave (1-4BF)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Mystifying Forest (1-13BF), Mystery Jungle (1-29BF)
Pokémon Rumble Eternal Tower


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Stiffens its ears to sense danger. The larger its horns, the more powerful its secreted venom.
Yellow
Its large ears are always kept upright. If it senses danger, it will attack with a poisonous sting.
Gold
It is small, but its horn is filled with poison. It charges then stabs with the horn to inject poison.
Silver
It raises its big ears to check its surroundings. It will strike first if it senses any danger.
Crystal
It constantly moves its large ears in many directions in order to detect danger right away.
Ruby
The male Nidoran has developed muscles for moving its ears. Thanks to them, the ears can be freely moved in any direction. Even the slightest sound does not escape this Pokémon's notice.
Sapphire
The male Nidoran has developed muscles for moving its ears. Thanks to them, the ears can be freely moved in any direction. Even the slightest sound does not escape this Pokémon's notice.
Emerald
The male Nidoran has developed muscles that freely move its ears in any direction. Even the slightest sound does not escape this Pokémon's notice.
FireRed
Its large ears are flapped like wings when it is listening to distant sounds. It extends toxic barbs when angered.
LeafGreen
It stiffens its ears to sense danger. The larger its horns, the more powerful its secreted venom.
Diamond
It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.
Pearl
It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.
Platinum
It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.
HeartGold
It is small, but its horn is filled with poison. It charges then stabs with the horn to inject poison.
SoulSilver
It raises its big ears to check its surroundings. It will strike first if it senses any danger.
Black
It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.
White
It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.
Black 2
It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.
White 2
It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.
X
Y


Learnset

Generation I

Main article: Nidoran♂/Learnset Generation I

Origins

Nidoran♂'s name may be based on the word needle. It may also be based from the word cnidarian which are stinging animals. Alternatively, it may be based on 二 ni, two, or 二度 nido, two times/two degrees, referring to there being two distinct evolutionary lines using the name with similar names and traits. The ♂ in its name is an indication of its male gender.

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