Steelix

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

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.

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

Normal
Black/White
Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
Steelix normal sprite
Female
Steelix normal sprite
Male
Steelix shiny sprite
Female
Steelix shiny sprite
Male
Steelix normal sprite
Female
Steelix normal sprite
Male
Steelix shiny sprite
Female
Steelix shiny sprite
Male

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Where to find Steelix

Diamond
Pearl
Iron Island, Snowpoint Temple, Victory Road
Platinum Iron Island, Victory Road
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Cliff Cave, Mt. Silver
Black 2
White 2
Twist Mountain, Clay Tunnel, Underground Ruins