Steelix

Steelix is a Steel/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Iron Snake Pokémon.

Steelix has a Mega Evolution, available from Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire onwards.

Pokédex entries

Gold Its body has been compressed deep under the ground. As a result, it is even harder than a diamond.
Silver It is said that if an ONIX lives for over 100 years, its composition changes to become diamond-like.
Crystal The many small metal particles that cover this POKéMON's body reflect bright light well.
Ruby
Sapphire
STEELIX lives even further underground than ONIX. This POKéMON is known to dig towards the earth’s core. There are records of this POKéMON reaching a depth of over six-tenths of a mile underground.
FireRed It is said that if an ONIX lives for over 100 years, its composition changes to become diamond-like.
LeafGreen Its body has been compressed deep under the ground. As a result, it is even harder than diamond.
Emerald STEELIX live even further underground than ONIX. This POKéMON is known to dig toward the earth’s core, reaching a depth of over six-tenths of a mile underground.
Diamond Tempered underground under high pressure and heat, its body is harder than any metal.
Pearl It chews its way through boulders with its sturdy jaws. Its eyes can see in the darkness underground.
Platinum It is thought its body transformed as a result of iron accumulating internally from swallowing soil.
HeartGold Its body has been compressed deep under the ground. As a result, it is even harder than a diamond.
SoulSilver It’s said that if an ONIX lives for 100 years, its composition becomes diamondlike as it evolves into a STEELIX.
Black
White
It is thought its body transformed as a result of iron accumulating internally from swallowing soil.
Black 2
White 2
The iron it ingested with the soil it swallowed transformed its body and made it harder than diamonds.
X Tempered underground under high pressure and heat, its body is harder than any metal.
Y It chews its way through boulders with its sturdy jaws. Its eyes can see in the darkness underground.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
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.

Evolution chart

Onix
#095
Onix
Rock · Ground

(trade holding
Metal Coat)
Steelix
#208
Steelix
Steel · Ground

Name origin

steel
a metal alloy
onyx
a type of rock; Onix is Steelix’s prevolution

Moves learned by Steelix

Steelix sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Steelix  sprite from Silver Steelix  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Steelix  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Steelix  sprite from Black & White Steelix  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Steelix Shiny sprite from Silver Steelix Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Steelix Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Steelix Shiny sprite from Black & White Steelix Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Steelix

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Onix
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Onix
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Iron Island, Snowpoint Temple, Victory Road
Platinum Iron Island, Victory Road
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Cliff Cave, Mt. Silver, Olivine City
Black
White
Evolve Onix
Black 2
White 2
Twist Mountain, Clay Tunnel, Underground Ruins
X
Y
Cyllage City
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Onix
Sun
Moon
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