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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

Icon Rock 12 (13)
Icon Normal 5 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Steel
70 (33)
Icon Ground
60 (15)
Icon Rock
100 (43)
Icon Steel
60 (32) (Legacy move)
Icon Rock
80 (30) (Legacy move)

Evolution family

Onix is part of a two-member family.

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

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
RT-Icon Encounter
Wild
944
1,023

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
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

Pokémon Eggs
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

Emblem Raid
Raid Battles
629
787

(weather boosted)
Tier 3 CP 9,429

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1
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 Pokémon Wiki
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