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Nidoking (Pokémon GO)

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Nidoking Pokemon GO

Nidoking

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Best moveset for Nidoking

The best moves for Nidoking are Poison Jab and Earth Power when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Earth Power 33.3 dps

Defense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Earth Power 33.3 dps

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Pokémon type

Poison
Ground
Vulnerable to…
Water deals 160% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Ice deals 160% damage.
Psychic deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Rock deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Electric deals 39% damage.
Poison deals 39% damage.

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Summary

Nidoking is a Poison & Ground Pokémon which evolves from Nidorino. It is vulnerable to Water, Ground, Ice and Psychic moves. Nidoking's strongest moveset is Poison Jab & Earth Power and it has a Max CP of 2,567.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Nidoking

The best moves for Nidoking are Poison Jab and Earth Power when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Earth Power 33.3 dps

Defense

  Poison Jab 15 dps
  Earth Power 33.3 dps

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What counters Nidoking?

Nidoking is a Poison/Ground type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Water, Ground, Ice and Psychic moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon against Nidoking are:

  • Mewtwo (Normal),
  • Deoxys (Attack),
  • Alakazam (Purified),
  • Alakazam (Normal),
  • Alakazam (Shadow).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Mewtwo (Normal)   Confusion   Psystrike 100%
Mewtwo (Normal)   Psycho Cut   Psystrike 97%
Deoxys (Attack)   Zen Headbutt   Psycho Boost 90%
Mewtwo (Normal)   Confusion   Psychic 84%
Alakazam (Purified)   Confusion   Future Sight 81%
Alakazam (Normal)   Confusion   Future Sight 81%
Alakazam (Shadow)   Confusion   Future Sight 81%
Kingler   Bubble   Crabhammer 81%
Mewtwo (Normal)   Confusion   Ice Beam 79%
Espeon   Confusion   Future Sight 79%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Nidoking

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

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