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

Pokédex description

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.
- Onix's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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12 (13)
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5 (10)

Charged attacks

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70 (33)
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60 (15)
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100 (43)

Evolution family

Onix is part of a two-member family.

41.
Onix
#095 Onix
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Metal Coat
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Steelix
#208 Steelix

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
944
1,023

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Mega Buddy Challenge: 2020 Sep 22 - 28
Incense Day: Type Shuffle: 2020 Apr 19 (Incense-only)
Pokémon Day 2020: Feb 25 - Mar 2
Pokémon Spotlight Hour: 2020 Feb 4
Evolution Event: 2019 Dec 5 - 12
Global Challenge, Global Hatches: 2019 Sep 9 - 16
Adventure Week 2019: Jun 4 - 11

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Eggs
629

Increased chance/Previously in:
7-km - Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto: May 1 - 8
5-km - 2017 Feb 9 - 2019 Dec 16
2-km - Adventure Week 2019: Jun 4 - 11
2-km - Eggstravaganza 2018: Mar 22 - Apr 2
2-km - Eggstravaganza 2017: Apr 13 - 20
10-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2017 Feb 9

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Raid Battles
629
787

(weather boosted)
Tier 3 CP 9,429

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
472 Field Research:
Make 3 Great throws in a row: Since 2018 Apr
Trade a Pokémon: 2020 Jul
Evolve a Lileep or Anorith: Adventure Week 2019
Make 3 Excellent throws: Johto Festival
Spin 2 PokéStops that haven't been visited before: Adventure Week 2018
Special Research:
Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto - Completing 1st part


Gallery

External links

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