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Pokemon Sword and Shield Nidoking

Pokemon Sword and Shield Nidoking is a Poison and Ground Type Drill Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground, Psychic, Water, Ice type moves. You can find and catch Nidoking in Frostpoint Field with a -% chance to appear during Overcast weather. The Max IV Stats of Nidoking are 81 HP, 102 Attack, 85 SP Attack, 77 Defense, 75 SP Defense, and 85 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Nidoking
Regular
Shiny
Nidoking Galar Pokedex ID: C034

List of Nidoking Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

StatAmountBar Graph
Total505
HP81
Attack102
Defense77
Special Attack85
Special Defense75
Speed85

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Nidoking to have is Naughty, this will increase it's Attack and decrease it's Sp. Def stats.

Nidoking Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Poison PointNormal
RivalryNormal
Sheer ForceHidden

Pokemon Sword and Shield Nidoking Evolutions

How do i get Nidoking's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield NidoranM evolves into Nidorino when you reach Level 16. Nidorino then evolves into its final evolution Nidoking with a Moon Stone.

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Level 16
Nidorino
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Moon Stone
Nidoking
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd
NidoranM
273574040404650
Nidorino
365725755556165
Nidoking
5051027785758185

Nidoking Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Nidoking?

Nidoking does not spawn in the wild. Instead you can catch NidoranM and evolve it into Nidoking. A popular spawn location you can find NidoranM is in the Frostpoint Field area with a -% chance to spawn during Overcast weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Frostpoint Field
?60 - 60
Frostpoint Field
?60 - 60
Frostpoint Field
?60 - 60
Frostpoint Field
?60 - 60
Frostpoint Field
?60 - 60
Giant's Bed
21%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
21%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
21%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
21%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
19%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
21%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
19%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
17%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
?60 - 60
Giant's Bed
?60 - 60
Giant's Bed
?60 - 60
Old Cemetery
35%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
20%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
25%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
20%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
25%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
20%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
20%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
22%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
26%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
26%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
26%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
26%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
24%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
26%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
24%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
22%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
17%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
?63 - 63
Giant's Bed
?63 - 63
Giant's Bed
?63 - 63
Giant's Bed
?63 - 63
Giant's Bed
?63 - 63
Giant's Bed
?63 - 63
Giant's Bed
?63 - 63
Giant's Bed
?63 - 63
Giant's Bed
?65 - 65
Giant's Bed
?65 - 65
Giant's Bed
?65 - 65
Giant's Bed
?65 - 65
Giant's Bed
?65 - 65
Giant's Bed
?65 - 65
Giant's Bed
?65 - 65

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Giant's Bed
20%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
20%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
20%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
16%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
16%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
20%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
20%60 - 65
Giant's Bed
20%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
20%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
16%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
16%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
14%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
16%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
16%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
16%60 - 65
Old Cemetery
16%60 - 65
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Pokemon Sword and Shield Nidoking Raids

Where do i find Nidoking Raids?

You can find Nidoking raids in the following locations: Giant's Bed, Frigid Sea, Ballimere Lake.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Nidoking Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Nidoking Weakness

Nidoking is a Poison and Ground Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Ground, Psychic, Water, Ice Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Fighting, Bug, Fairy, Rock, Electric, Poison type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
Damage
2.0x
Damage
Ground
Psychic
Water
Ice
0.5x
Damage
Fighting
Bug
Fairy
Rock
0.25x
Damage
Poison
Immune to Damage
Electric

What pokemon is Nidoking Weak Against?

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What pokemon is Nidoking Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP
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Pokemon SW and SH Nidoking Moves List

What moves can Nidoking learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Nidoking can learn the bug type move Megahorn at level Evolve. This Physical move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Poison and Ground type +50% STAB damage.

Nidoking Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
EvolveMegahornPhysical1208510
1Fury AttackPhysical158520Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
1Toxic SpikesStatus20Poisons opponents when they switch into battle.
1Double KickPhysical3010030Hits twice in one turn.
1Horn AttackPhysical6510025
1Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
1ToxicStatus9010Badly poisons opponent.
1FlatterStatus10015Confuses opponent, but raises its Special Attack by two stages.
1Poison JabPhysical12010020May poison the opponent.
1Earth PowerSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
1LeerStatus10030Lowers opponent's Defense.
1Poison StingPhysical22.510035May poison the opponent.
1PeckPhysical3510035
1Focus EnergyStatus30Increases critical hit ratio.

TM Moves Nidoking can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical808520
TM01Mega KickPhysical120755
TM02Pay DayPhysical4010020A small amount of money is gained after the battle resolves.
TM03Fire PunchPhysical7510015May burn opponent.
TM04Ice PunchPhysical7510015May freeze opponent.
TM05Thunder PunchPhysical7510015May paralyze opponent.
TM08Hyper BeamSpecial150905User must recharge next turn.
TM09Giga ImpactPhysical150905User must recharge next turn.
TM15DigPhysical12010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical759010May cause flinching.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM32SandstormStatus10Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM36WhirlpoolSpecial358515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM37Beat UpPhysical10030Each Pokémon in your party attacks.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM49Sand TombPhysical52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM53Mud ShotSpecial82.59515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM54Rock BlastPhysical259010Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM64AvalanchePhysical6010010Power doubles if user took damage first.
TM65Shadow ClawPhysical7010015High critical hit ratio.
TM74VenoshockSpecial97.510010Inflicts double damage if the target is poisoned.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM77HexSpecial6510010Inflicts more damage if the target has a status condition.
TM81BulldozePhysical9010020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM96Smart StrikePhysical7010The user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses.
TM98Stomping TantrumPhysical112.510010Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. If the user's previous move has failed, the power of this move doubles.

Nidoking TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR02FlamethrowerSpecial9010015May burn opponent.
TR04SurfSpecial9010015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR08ThunderboltSpecial9010015May paralyze opponent.
TR09ThunderSpecial1107010May paralyze opponent.
TR10EarthquakePhysical15010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TR13Focus EnergyStatus30Increases critical hit ratio.
TR15Fire BlastSpecial110855May burn opponent.
TR17AmnesiaStatus20Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR22Sludge BombSpecial13510010May poison opponent.
TR24OutragePhysical12010010User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR28MegahornPhysical1208510
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR33Shadow BallSpecial8010015May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR35UproarSpecial9010010User attacks for 3 turns and prevents sleep.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR39SuperpowerPhysical1201005Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
TR54Toxic SpikesStatus20Poisons opponents when they switch into battle.
TR57Poison JabPhysical12010020May poison the opponent.
TR62Dragon PulseSpecial8510010
TR64Focus BlastSpecial120705May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR67Earth PowerSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR75Stone EdgePhysical100805High critical hit ratio.
TR76Stealth RockStatus20Damages opponent switching into battle.
TR78Sludge WaveSpecial142.510010May poison opponent.
TR87Drill RunPhysical1209510High critical hit ratio.
TR91Venom DrenchStatus10020Lowers poisoned opponent's Special Attack and Speed.
TR94High HorsepowerPhysical142.59510The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
TR95Throat ChopPhysical8010015Prevents use of sound moves for two turns.
TR99Body PressPhysical8010010The higher the user's Defense, the stronger the attack.

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