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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Nidorino

Nidorino
Poison Pin Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Nidorino is a Poison Type Poison Pin Pokémon, with a 15.7% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Nidorino can be found with Poison Point, Rivalry and Hustle as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 2 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 365 combined Base Stats.

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Nidorino Stats and Abilities

Based on Nidorino Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Nidorino Highest IV Stat is Attack 72 and the Lowest being Special Attack 55.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP61232326
D
Attack72134267
F
Defense57107234
E
Special Attack55103229
F
Special Defense55103229
E
Speed65121251
E
Total365
Nidorino Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield2 Attack
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate120 (15.7% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField, Monster
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Poison Point
Ability 1
Contact with the Pokémon may poison the attacker.
Rivalry
Ability 2
Deals more damage to a Pokémon of same gender.
Hustle
Hidden Ability
Hustle increases the ability-bearer's Attack by 50%, however, it also reduces the Accuracy of all Physical moves by 20%.

How To Evolve Nidorino in BDSP

NidoranM requires ( Level 16) to evolve into Nidorino and then ( Moon Stone) to evolve into Nidoking.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
NidoranM
Level 16
Nidorino
Moon Stone
Nidoking

Where To Find Nidorino in BDSP

Nidorino has 11 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Nidorino, within the Bogsunk Cavern location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Valor Lakefront
100 - 20%
Nidorino
Lv. 22
Route 221
100 - 20%
Nidorino
Lv. 22
Route 201
100 - 20%
NidoranM
Lv. 2
Stargleam Cavern
National
Nidorino
Lv. 16-63
Swampy Cave
National
NidoranM
Lv. 16-63
Swampy Cave
National
Nidorino
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
NidoranM
Lv. 16-63
Sunlit Cavern
National
Nidorino
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
NidoranM
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Nidorino
Lv. 16-63
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Riverbank Cave
National
NidoranM
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Nidorino
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
NidoranM
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Nidorino
Lv. 16-63
Dazzling Cave
National
NidoranM
Lv. 16-63
Dazzling Cave
National
Nidorino
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
NidoranM
Lv. 16-63
Bogsunk Cavern
National
Nidorino
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Nidorino Weakness

Nidorino is a Poison Type pokemon. This will cause Nidorino to take More Damage from Ground, Psychic Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fighting, Poison, Bug, Grass, Fairy Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
Psychic
0.5x
Less Damage
Fighting
Poison
Bug
Grass
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Nidorino Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Mewtwo
S
Lugia
S
Groudon
S
Celebi
S
Metagross

What pokemon is Nidorino Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Celebi
A
Togekiss
A
Tangrowth
A
Crobat
A
Infernape
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Best Moves Nidorino in BDSP

Best Moveset for Nidorino Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
71
Earth Power
Special
90
100 10 May lower opponent's Special Defense.
64
Poison Jab
Physical
120
100 20 May poison the opponent.
36
Horn Attack
Physical
65
100 25
1
Peck
Physical
35
100 35

Best Moveset for Nidorino TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Special
110
70 10 May paralyze opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
.

Nidorino Level Up Moves

List of Moves Nidorino can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
1
Poison Sting
Power:
22.5
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

May poison the opponent.
1
Peck
Power: 35
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

1
Focus Energy
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Increases critical hit ratio.
15
Fury Attack
Power: 15
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
22
Toxic Spikes
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Poisons opponents when they switch into battle.
29
Double Kick
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits twice in one turn.
36
Horn Attack
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

43
Helping Hand
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
50
Toxic
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Badly poisons opponent.
57
Flatter
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

Confuses opponent, but raises its Special Attack by two stages.
64
Poison Jab
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
71
Earth Power
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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Nidorino TM Moves

List of Moves Nidorino can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM06
Toxic
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Badly poisons opponent.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM24
Thunderbolt
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM25
Thunder
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 10
Special

May paralyze opponent.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM34
Shock Wave
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Special

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May poison opponent.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM84
Poison Jab
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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