Pokémon Cheats: All About Nidorina (Pokémon #30)

Stats, appearances, locations, and more about the Nidorina pokémon

Nidorina AR from Pokemon Go

Nidorina, also known as #30 in the National Pokédex, is an evolved form of a female Nidoran. Use the following cheat guide to familiarize yourself with this poisonous pokémon so that you know what to expect if you encounter one in Pokémon Go or other Pokémon games.

Information in this article applies broadly to a species in the Pokémon franchise. Nidorina's appearance, features, and abilities may vary from game to game.

Nidorina's Alternate Names and Pokédex Numbers

Nidorina has the same name in every region. All Nidorinas are female and shouldn't be confused with their male counterparts, Nidorinos.

Here are the numbers that Nidorina is represented by in the various Pokédexes.

  • National: 30
  • Hoenn: 228
  • Johto: 96

Locations: Where to Find the Nidorina Pokémon

Nidorina can be captured in the following locations in each game. To use Nidorina in other versions, you must first capture one in another Pokémon game and transfer it over to your save file.

Game Locations
Pokémon Red Route 11, Celadon City, Safari Zone
Pokémon Blue Route 11, Safari Zone
Pokémon Yellow Routes 9, 23, Safari Zone
Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal Routes 13, 14, 15
Pokémon Fire Red Route 11, Safari Zone
Pokémon Leaf Green Safari Zone
Pokémon Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum Route 221, Valor Lakefront
Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver Routes 13, 14, 15
Pokémon X and Y Route 11
Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee Routes 9, 10, 23

Nidorina Base Stats

Here are the starting stats for Nidorina in most Pokémon games:

  • HP = 70 (ranked 42)
  • Attack = 62 (ranked 49)
  • Denfense = 67 (ranked 43)
  • Special Attack = 55 (ranked 49)
  • Special Defense = 55 (ranked 50)
  • Speed = 56 (ranked 43)
  • Total Base Stats = 365

Nidorina Pokémon Type, Egg Group, Height, Weight, and Gender

The official Pokédex entry for Nidorina describes the species:

  • Pokémon Type: Poison
  • Egg Type: No Eggs
  • Height: 0.8 m / 2' 07"
  • Weight: 20.0 kg / 44.1 lbs.
  • Male: 0%
  • Female: 100%
  • Species: Poison Pin Pokémon
  • Steps to hatch: 5,120
  • Color: Blue
  • Catch Rate: 120
  • Base Tameness: 70
  • Growth Group: Medium Slow
  • 1,059,860 exp. points to Lv100

Nidorina's Evolutionary Path

Female Nidorans evolve into Nidorinas at level 16. Use the Moon Stone to evolve your Nidorina to its ultimate form, Nidoqueen.

Nidorina's Poison Point Ability

Enemies risk being poisoned whenever they touch Nidorina. Opponents have a 30 percent chance of being poisoned when using short-range attacks.

Nidorina Strengths and Weaknesses

Nidorina has the following strengths and weaknesses:

Skill Type Damage Taken
Fighting, Poison, Bug, Grass 50%
Ground, Psychic 200%

Nidorina Pal Park Location

The Pal Park is a special area in the fourth generation of Pokémon titles (Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, and SoulSilver) where you can encounter species from the different games. You can always find Nidorinas in the Field region of Pal Park.

Nidorina in the Pokémon Games

The female's horn develops slowly. Prefers physical attacks such as clawing and biting.

Pokémon Yellow

When resting deep in its burrow, its thorns always retract. This is proof that it is relaxed.

Pokémon Gold

When feeding its young, it first chews and tenderizes the food, then spits it out for the offspring.

Pokémon Silver

It has a calm and caring nature. Because its horn grows slowly, it prefers not to fight.

Pokémon Crystal

It has a docile nature. If it is threatened with attack, it raises the barbs that are all over its body.

Pokémon Ruby

When Nidorina are with their friends or family, they keep their barbs tucked away to prevent hurting each other. This Pokémon appears to become nervous if separated from the others.

Pokémon Sapphire

When Nidorina are with their friends or family, they keep their barbs tucked away to prevent hurting each other. This Pokémon appears to become nervous if separated from the others.

Pokémon Emerald

When it is with its friends or family, its barbs are tucked away to prevent injury. It appears to become nervous if separated from the others.

Pokémon Fire Red

The female has a gentle temperament. It emits ultrasonic cries that have the power to befuddle foes.

Pokémon Leaf Green

The female's horns develop slowly. Prefers physical attacks such as clawing and biting.

Pokémon Diamond

When it senses danger, it raises all the barbs on its body. These barbs grow slower than Nidorino's.

Pokémon Pearl

When it senses danger, it raises all the barbs on its body. These barbs grow slower than Nidorino's.