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Steelix is a Steel, Ground-type Pokémon from the Johto-region. It evolves from Onix when fed 50 candies and Metal Coat is used.

Pokédex description

Steelix - Iron Snake Pokémon
Steelix lives even further underground than Onix. This Pokémon is known to dig toward the earth's core. There are records of this Pokémon reaching a depth of over six-tenths of a mile underground.
Pokémon cry:
Steelix cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

Icon Dragon 15 (14)
Icon Steel 15 (14)
Icon Electric 12 (10)

Charged attacks

Icon Dark
70 (22)
Icon Ground
140 (39)
Icon Steel
70 (33)

Evolution family

Steelix is the part of a two-member family.

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



  • Steelix was released with the main release of Johto-region Pokémon on February 16th, 2017.
  • Shiny Pokémon Shiny form of Steelix was released with the beginning of the Adventure Week 2019 on June 4th, 2019.
  • Like other Pokémon that require an evolution item to evolve into them, Steelix doesn't spawn in the wild nor hatch from eggs and only way to acquire it is by an evolution.

External links

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