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Giovanni's Nidoking (Gym Challenge 7)

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Giovanni's Nidoking LV.58
サカキのニドキング Sakaki's Nidoking
Team Plasma
Grass
GiovanniNidokingGymChallenge7.jpg
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage
033 Stage 2 Pokémon
Evolves from Giovanni's Nidorino
Card name Giovanni's Nidoking
Type Grass
Hit Points 120
weakness
Psychic×2
resistance
None
retreat cost
   
English expansion Gym Challenge
Rarity Rare Holo
English card no. 7/132
Japanese expansion Challenge from the Darkness
Japanese rarity Rare Holo
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Nidoking.

Giovanni's Nidoking (Japanese: サカキのニドキング Sakaki's Nidoking) is a Grass-type Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is part of the Gym Challenge expansion.

Card text

Grass
Intimidate
すごむ
If the Defending Pokémon's maximum HP is 50 or less, it can't attack Giovanni's Nidoking during your opponent's next turn. (Benching or evolving either Pokémon ends this effect.)
GrassGrassGrassColorless
Tumbling Attack
ローリングアタック
40+
Flip a coin. If heads, this attack does 40 damage plus 30 more damage; if tails, this attack does 40 damage.

Pokédex data

Grass
Grass
Nidoking - Drill Pokémon
No. Height Weight
034 4'7" (1.4 m) 137 lbs. (62 kg)

Trivia

Origin

Gym Leader Giovanni owns a Nidoking in Pokémon Red and Blue. Intimidate is an Ability later introduced in the Generation III Pokémon games; however, the Japanese names are not the same, making this attack and the Ability unrelated.


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