Whitney's Nidorina was the first Pokémon used by Whitney
in the Goldenrod City Gym Battle against Ash Ketchum
. Nidorina faced off against Ash's Cyndaquil
and started off with a Poison Sting attack. Ash's Cyndaquil
was able to neutralize the attack with a Flamethrower. Whitney's Nidorina countered with a Tackle attack, but Ash's Cyndaquil
hit with a Flamethrower and was able to easily defeat Whitney's Nidorina.