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Nidoran♂ (read Nidoran Male) is a Poison-type Pokémon from Kanto region. He can evolve into Nidorino when fed 25 candies and his final evolution form is Nidoking. Nidoran♂ is male counterpart of Nidoran♀.

Pokédex description

Nidoran♂ - Poison Pin Pokémon
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 Pokémon's notice.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Flying 10 (10)
Icon Poison 5 (8)

Charged attacks

Icon Normal
50 (26)
Icon Normal
40 (22)
Icon Poison
80 (35)

Evolution family

Nidoran♂ is the part of a three-member family.

13. Nidoran♂
#032 Nidoran♂
25 Nidoran♂ candy
#033 Nidorino
100 Nidoran♂ candy
#034 Nidoking



  • Nidoran♂ was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Nidoran♂ is 737, however it can reach 799, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
    • Between July 4th and July 7th, 2019, Nidoran♂'s global spawn rate was significantly higher during the Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019.
  • From July 6th, 2016 to February 9th, 2017, Nidoran♂ used to be a possible hatchling from 5-km Eggs.
  • From February 9th, 2017 to December 21st, 2017, Nidoran♂ used to be a possible hatchling from 2-km Eggs.
  • From December 18th, 2018 to February 13th, 2019, Nidoran♂ used to be a possible hatchling from 2-km Eggs.
  • As a former 1st tier Raid Boss, Nidoran♂'s CP was 2,803. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 491 and 614 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Nidoran♂ was available in field research: "Make 2 Great Curveball throws in a row, Win 3 Gym Battles, Win a Raid, Hatch an Egg, or Evolve 3 Pokémon" during Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019 with a maximum capture CP of 369.
  • Shiny form of Nidoran♂ was released with the beginning of the Dortmund Pokémon GO Fest 2019 on July 4th, 2019.

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