Like you may expect, Nidoking d works well in combination
with Nidoqueen d. Nidoqueen's Invitiation Poke-Power can
give you a Pokemon to discard each turn for Dark Horn, but
overall, both of Nidoking's attacks are mediocre, and fall
short of being playable.
Its weakness to psychic also weakens its modified
One of hundreds of slow, weak Stage2's to choose from.
Not only do you need Nidoran M and Nidorino, but dark energy
to be able to use its second attack. Horrible.
5th place Worlds 2006
(Also current "best looking player")
Nidoking d isn’t very good. Linear attack is useful, but not
worth it for a stage 2. Dark Horn is decent, but again, not
worth it for a stage 2. 120 HP is nice, but Psychic weakness
is terrible right now. There are better cards out there.
Slow stage 2 that’s vulnerable to Energy Removal. No thanks!
Dark type would be good against the highly popular Banette
ex… IF IT WASN’T WEAK TO PSYCHIC! Too slow to and too little
damage to be useful.
Slow stage 2, bad weakness, and too hard to get Dark Energy.
and ratings are for Modified only.
Modified 2/5 - The artwork may look cool, but as a stage 2, it
has an average attack without any special Poke-Powers and
Poke-Bodies. Activating the extra Bench Attack clause with his
2nd attack is actually very costly. Linear Attack is pretty
average, and that's that.
Nidoking is a good looking pokemon. It has nice stats
and decent attacks however, I don't think its good
enough to play at Cities.