Nidorino Raid Guide

Nidorino Raid guide

Poison

Nidorino is an easy Tier 3 raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 10237. You can solo Nidorino raids without any problem at all. Nidorino is vulnerable to Ground, Psychic type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Groudon, Mewtwo, Hoopa, Rhyperior, Lugia.

Nidorino can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 929 - 995 CP during Cloudy weather conditions.
  • 743 - 796 CP during other weather conditions.

Nidorino is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was January 5, 2022. Shiny Nidorino is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Nidorino raids will be boosted during Cloudy weather conditions.

Poison type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Ground
Double damage to: Grass
Half damage from: Fighting
Half damage to: Poison
No damage from: -
No damage to: Steel

Nidorino Raid Counters

  • Groudon

    Groudon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Mewtwo

    Mewtwo is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Psychic   and fast moves: Confusion   Psycho Cut   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Rhyperior

    Rhyperior is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Nidorino.

  • Lugia

    Lugia is a Psychic, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Extrasensory   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Landorus

    Landorus is a Ground, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Rhydon

    Rhydon is a Ground, Rock type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Nidorino.

  • Excadrill

    Excadrill is a Ground, Steel type Pokémon with charged moves: Drill Run   Earthquake   and fast moves: Mud Shot   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Mew

    Mew is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Bulldoze   Psychic   Psyshock   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Celebi

    Celebi is a Psychic, Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Psychic   and fast moves: Confusion   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Hippowdon

    Hippowdon is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   Earthquake   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Donphan

    Donphan is a Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Nidorino.

  • Espeon

    Espeon is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   Psybeam   Psychic   and fast moves: Confusion   Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Gallade

    Gallade is a Psychic, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Psychic   and fast moves: Confusion   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Gardevoir

    Gardevoir is a Psychic, Fairy type Pokémon with charged moves: Psychic   and fast moves: Confusion   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Azelf

    Azelf is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Confusion   Extrasensory   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Krookodile

    Krookodile is a Ground, Dark type Pokémon with charged moves: Earthquake   which is effective against Nidorino.

  • Alakazam

    Alakazam is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Confusion   Psycho Cut   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Reuniclus

    Reuniclus is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Mesprit

    Mesprit is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Confusion   Extrasensory   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Cresselia

    Cresselia is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   and fast moves: Confusion   Psycho Cut   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Deoxys

    Deoxys is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Psycho Boost   and fast moves: Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Nidorino.

  • Golurk

    Golurk is a Ground, Ghost type Pokémon with charged moves: Earth Power   which is effective against Nidorino.

  • Musharna

    Musharna is a Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Future Sight   Psyshock   and fast moves: Zen Headbutt   which are effective against Nidorino.

Nidorino Mega counters

Mega Alakazam, Mega Metagross, Mega Slowbro, Mega Steelix, Mega Swampert are best Mega counters to battle with Nidorino if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Nidorino shadow counters

Shadow Abra, Shadow Alakazam, Shadow Cubone, Shadow Diglett, Shadow Drowzee, Shadow Dugtrio, Shadow Hippopotas, Shadow Hippowdon, Shadow Hypno, Shadow Kadabra, Shadow Mamoswine, Shadow Marowak, Shadow Marshtomp, Shadow Metagross, Shadow Metang, Shadow Mewtwo, Shadow Nidoking, Shadow Nidoqueen, Shadow Piloswine, Shadow Pupitar, Shadow Quagsire, Shadow Sandshrew, Shadow Sandslash, Shadow Slowbro, Shadow Slowking, Shadow Slowpoke, Shadow Swampert, Shadow Trapinch, Shadow Wobbuffet, Shadow Wooper are best Shadow counters to battle with Nidorino.

Nidorino moves set

Nidorino will use below moves during the battle.

Dig Charged Ground 21.3
Horn Attack Charged Normal 21.6
Poison Jab Fast Poison 12.5
Poison Sting Fast Poison 8.3
Sludge Bomb Charged Poison 34.8

Nidorino raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Nidorino moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Nidorino.

Cloudy Boosts Poison Jab
Boosts Poison Sting
Boosts Sludge Bomb
Poison Jab is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Poison Jab is bad for Psychic type Pokemon
Poison Sting is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Poison Sting is bad for Psychic type Pokemon
Sludge Bomb is bad for Ground type Pokemon, Sludge Bomb is bad for Psychic type Pokemon
Fog Great for battle
Partly cloudy Boosts Horn Attack Great for battle
Rainy Great for battle
Snow Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Dig Great for battle
Windy Great for battle

Nidorino stats

Attack: 137
Defence: 112
HP:
Max CP (level 50): 1450
Max HP (level 50): 116

Shiny Nidorino

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Nidorino if you win the raid.

Raid events