|Poison Pin Pokémon|
|#32|| Poison Point/Rivalry|
|1'8" (0.5m)||19.8 lbs. (9kg)|
|Male: 100%||Female: 0%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Attack Point|
Nidoran M (Kanto Pokédex. He is a Poison-Type, and is known as the Poison Pin Pokémon.) is the 32nd Pokémon in the
Nidoran M can have one of two Abilities: Poison Point, which has a 30% chance of Poisoning an opponent that uses a move against Nidoran M that requires physical contact; or Rivalry, which increases his Attack and Special Attack by 25% against opposing male Pokémon but reduces those same Statistics by 25% against opponents of the opposite gender. A third Ability is available to Nidoran M from the Dream World, the Hustle Ability. This Ability increases the power of physical moves by 50%, but the Accuracy of these moves falls to 80%.
Nidoran ♂ is a small purple Pokémon that is rodent-like. It stands on all four of its legs. It has some small dark purple patches on some parts of its body. Nidoran ♂ has large ears that has the inner colouration teal. He has a large spikes on his back that are poisonous. He has a horn on his forehead that is also poisonous.
 Gender Differences
The Corresponding female Pokémon to Nidoran M is Nidoran F.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Nidoran M can be found at Route 22 and the Safari Zone in Red, Blue and Yellow, and can also appear at Routes 2, 9 and 10 in Yellow. In Gold and Silver, Nidoran M can be found at Routes 35 and 36, while Nidoran M appears at the National Park in Crystal.
Nidoran M can be found at Route 201 in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum by using the Poké Radar. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Nidoran M can be found at Routes 35 and 36, along with the Safari Zone's Savannah zone during the Morning and Day.
 Spin-Off Games
Nidoran M make appearances at Secret Storage 4, Huge Storage 4, Endless Level 5 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Nidoran M can be found at Mt. Thunder 1F-4F, Wish Cave 33F-37F and Oddity Cave B1-B4 in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Nidoran M can be found at Mystery Jungle B1-B29 and Mystifying Forest B1-B13, which is known as Mystic Forest in Explorers of Sky with the same floor range. Nidoran M is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Dubious Valley 5F-6F and Final Cave 1F-2F.
Nidoran M has yet to appear in any of the Pokémon Ranger games as of writing.
Nidoran M can be found at Shimmering Lake Cave 2-4 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Nidoran M is listed in eight sets. He is listed as a Common Card in the Base, Gym Challenge, Aquapolis, EX FireRed and LeafGreen, EX Dragon Frontiers (Delta Species Card), Secret Wonders, Rising Rivals and Triumphant sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
A young trainer named Ralph would use a Nidoran M in the episode Wherefore Art Thou, Pokémon?. After settling a long-running feud with his neighbor Emily and defeating Team Rocket with the assistance of her Nidoran F, his Nidoran M would evolve into a Nidorino.
Wild Nidoran M make appearances in The Power of One, Celebi: Voice of the Forest, Destiny Deoxys, Lucario and the Mystery of Mew and Arceus and the Jewel of Life, along with the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Vacation.
Fisherman Wilton would appear with a Nidoran M in Chapter 39, in which Green would attempt to use the charm of her Nidoran F as a means to trade her Weedle for his Butterfree. Red caught onto her scheme and stopper her before the plan could be carried out.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Nidoran M is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
 Area Locations
|Red||25%||Safari Zone: Entrance, Areas 1-3|
Safari Zone: Areas 1 & 3
|Yellow||25%||Safari Zone: Entrance, Areas 1-3|
|Crystal||30%||National Park (Morning & Day)|
|Gold/Silver/Crystal||30%||Route 35 (Swarm)|
|Fire Red||14%||Route 3|
|Fire Red||20%||Safari Zone: Entrance, Areas 1-3|
|Leaf Green||Only One||Route 5 (Trade for Nidoran F)|
|Leaf Green||1%||Route 3|
|Leaf Green||5%||Safari Zone: Areas 1 & 3|
|Diamond||2%||Route 201 (Use Poké Radar)|
|Pearl||10%||Route 201 (Use Poké Radar)|
|Platinum||6%||Route 201 (Use Poké Radar)|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||Unknown%||Safari Zone: Savannah (Morning & Day)|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||30%||Route 35|
|Pokéwalker||Unknown%||Refreshing Field (>500 Steps)|
|Black||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|Black 2/White 2||Uncommon||Route 2 (Hidden Grotto)|
|I||Pokémon Red||Stiffens its ears to sense danger. The larger its horns, the more powerful its secreted venom.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Stiffens its ears to sense danger. The larger its horns, the more powerful its secreted venom.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||Its large ears are always kept upright. If it senses danger, it will attack with a poisonous sting.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||It is small, but its horn is filled with poison. It charges then stabs with the horn to inject poison.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||It raises its big ears to check its surroundings. It will strike first if it senses any danger.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||It constantly moves its large ears in many directions in order to detect danger right away.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||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 Pokémon's notice.|
|III||Pokémon 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 Pokémon's notice.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||The male Nidoran has developed muscles that freely move its ears in any direction. Even the slightest sound does not escape this Pokémon's notice.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Its large ears are flapped like wings when it is listening to distant sounds. It extends toxic barbs when angered.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It stiffens its ears to sense danger. The larger its horns, the more powerful its secreted venom.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It is small, but its horn is filled with poison. It charges then stabs with the horn to inject poison.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It raises its big ears to check its surroundings. It will strike first if it senses any danger.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.|
|V||Pokémon White||It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.|
|VI||Pokémon X||It scans its surroundings by raising its ears out of the grass. Its toxic horn is for protection.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Its large ears are flapped like wings when it is listening to distant sounds. It extends toxic barbs when angered.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Dream World
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
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