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Melmetal is a Steel-type Mythical Pokémon. It evolves from Meltan when fed 400 candies.[1][2]

Pokédex description

Melmetal - Hex Nut Pokémon
Revered long ago for its capacity to create iron from nothing, for some reason it has come back to life after 3,000 years.
Pokémon cry:
Melmetal cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Electric 5 (8)

Charged attacks

Icon Steel
100 (37)
Icon Normal
150 (39)
Icon Rock
80 (30)
Icon Fighting
85 (28)
Icon Electric
80 (32)

Evolution family

Melmetal is the part of a two-member family.

421. Meltan
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400 Meltan candy
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  • Melmetal was released with the launch Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! on November 16th, 2018.
  • Shiny form of Melmetal was released on February 5th, 2019.
  • This is the first Mythical Pokémon with the ability to evolve. [1]
  • When Meltan evolves into Melmetal, it grows vastly stronger than before. Its body hardens as a result of its Evolution, and it becomes incredibly sturdy. [1]
  • The bulk of its body is made of liquid metal. Its arms in particular are very flexible, and they can whip forward to deliver devastating punches. [1]
  • Melmetal has a unique animation when being defeated at the gym, as its body melts into metalic puddle with nut-shaped parts of its body.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Meet Melmetal, Meltan's Evolved Form. Pokémon Let's Go!. Retrieved on 2018-10-24.
  2. Meltan Research Update: Introducing Melmetal!. YouTube. Retrieved on 2018-10-24.

External links

  • Melmetal article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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