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Onix is a Rock, Ground-type Pokémon from Kanto region. It evolves into Steelix when fed with 50 candies and Metal Coat is used.

Pokédex description

Onix - Rock Snake Pokémon
Onix has a magnet in its brain. It acts as a compass so that this Pokémon does not lose direction while it is tunneling. As it grows older, its body becomes increasingly rounder and smoother.

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Rock
12 (13)
Icon Normal
5 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Steel
70 (33)
Icon Ground
80 (20)
Icon Rock
100 (43)

Evolution family

Onix is the part of a two-member family.

41. Onix
#95 Onix
50 Onix candy + Metal Coat
#208 Steelix



  • Onix was released with the game launch on July 6th, 2016.
  • In the wild, maximum capture CP of Onix is 944, however it can reach 1,023, if encountered Pokémon is boosted by current weather.
  • Since February 9th, 2017, Onix can be hatched from 5-km Eggs with a 629 of maximal CP.
    • From July 6th, 2016 to February 9th, 2017, Onix used to be a possible hatchling from 10-km Eggs.
    • Between April 13th and April 20th, 2017, Onix was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza event.
    • Between March 22nd and April 2nd, 2018, Onix was temporarily possible 2-km egg hatchling during the Eggstravaganza event.
  • As a former 3rd tier Raid Boss, Onix's CP was 8,608. Its maximum capture CP in Bonus Challenge was 629 and 787 when encountered Pokémon was boosted by weather.
  • Onix is available in field research: "Make 3 Great throws in a row." since April, 2018 with a maximum capture CP of 472.
  • Onix was also available in field research: "Spin 2 PokéStops that haven't been visited before." during Adventure Week 2018.
  • Onix was also available in field research: "Make 3 Excellent throws" during Johto Festival 2018.

External links

  • Onix page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Onix article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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