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 Nidoran male and female on the Anime
 
National Pokedex No: - #032 
Species: Poison Pin Pokemon
Type: Poison  
Abilities: Poison Point or Rivalry 
Hidden Ability: Hustle 
Height: 1'08" 
Weight: 19.8 lbs
Found In: Kanto, Johto, Sinnoh (rarely found)
Locations: 
                    Route 22, Safari Zone (Red and Blue
                    Routes 2, 9, 10, and 22, Safari Zone (Yellow
                    Routes 35, and 36 (Gold and Silver
                    Route 35, National Park (Crystal
                    Route 3, Safari Zone (FireRed and LeafGreen
                    Route 201 (Poke Radar) (Diamond, Pearl and Platinum
                    Routes 35, and 36 (HeartGold and SoulSilver
                    White Forest (White)
Evolves at: Level 18  
   

This Nidoran is the male of this species, the female is Nidoran and they can be differentiated for their larger forehead horn than the female. They also have more spines and have a different color. 
 
They can be found in expansive hot savannas and plains. 
 
Male Nidoran's have ears that stiffen at any sign of danger. The barbs on their heads release a powerful poison.
 
 

Evolutionary Chain

 
 
Nidoran (Male) (Level 18) --> Nidorino --> (Moon Stone) --> Nidoking 
  
 
 

Type Effectiveness

 
Weak to: Psychic and Ground 
 
Resistant to: Fighting, Poison, Grass and Bug 
 
Unaffected by: None 
 
Damaged Normally by: Normal, Fire, Water, Electric, Flying, Rock, Ghost, Steel, Ice, Dark and Dragon 
 
 
 

Pokedex Entries

  
 Nidoran (male) on the Anime. So happy
  • Red/Blue: Stiffens its ears to sense danger. The larger the 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 full of 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/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 Pokemon'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 Pokemon's notice.

  • FireRed: Its large ears are flapped like wings when it is listening to distant sounds. It extends toxic barbs when angered.

  • LeafGreen: Stiffens its ears to sense danger. The larger the horns, the more powerful its secreted venom.

  • Diamond/Pearl/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 full of 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/White: It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.
 
 

Notes

 
  •  Nidoran (Male) is on of the few pokemon to have symbols in their names.

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