Melmetal is a Steel type Pokémon introduced in Generation 7. It is known as the Hex Nut Pokémon.

Melmetal evolves from Meltan only in Pokémon GO, with 400 Meltan Candies. Candies can be obtained by catching many Meltan, have it travel as a Buddy Pokémon, or transferring some to Pokémon Let's Go.

Melmetal has an exclusive move, Double Iron Bash.

Note: Meltan has an ability assigned in the code for Pokémon Let's Go, even though abilities are not available.

Pokédex data

National № 809
Type Steel
Species Hex Nut Pokémon
Height 2.5 m (8′02″)
Weight 800.0 kg (1763.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Iron Fist
Local № 153 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)


EV yield
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate


Egg Groups Undiscovered
Egg cycles

Base stats

HP 135
380 474
Attack 143
261 423
Defense 143
261 423
Sp. Atk 80
148 284
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 34
65 183
Total 600 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Melmetal.

Evolution chart

(Pokémon GO only, 400 Meltan Candies)

Pokédex entries

Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Revered long ago for its capacity to create iron from nothing, for some reason it has come back to life after 3,000 years.

Moves learned by Melmetal

Moves learnt by level up

Melmetal learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
1Thunder WaveElectric 90
9Tail WhipNormal 100
18Thunder WaveElectric 90
27Thunder ShockElectric 40 100
36Acid ArmorPoison
45Flash CannonSteel 80 100
54Mega PunchNormal 80 85
72Double Iron BashSteel 60 100
81SuperpowerFighting 120 100
90Hyper BeamNormal 150 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Melmetal learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee (regardless of level).

Thunder PunchElectric 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

Melmetal is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Melmetal sprites

Where to find Melmetal

Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Name origin

become liquefied
solid material