Metang

Metang is a Steel/Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Iron Claw Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 375
Type Steel Psychic
Species Iron Claw Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 446.4 lbs (202.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Clear Body
Light Metal (hidden ability)
Local № 191 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
263 (Black 2/White 2)
200 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
215 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
279 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 147
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Mineral
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 40 (10,024–10,280 steps)

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 75
139 273
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 55
103 229
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 50
94 218
Total 420 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 Metang.

Evolution chart

(Level 20) (Level 45)

Metang changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby When two BELDUM fuse together, METANG is formed. The brains of the BELDUM are joined by a magnetic nervous system. By linking its brains magnetically, this POKéMON generates strong psychokinetic power.
Sapphire When two BELDUM fuse together, METANG is formed. The brains of the BELDUM are joined by a magnetic nervous system. This POKéMON turns its arms to the rear for traveling at high speed.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It floats midair using magnetism. Its body is so tough, even a crash with a jet plane won’t leave a scratch.
Emerald The claws tipping its arms pack the destructive power to tear through thick iron sheets as if they were silk. It flies at over 60 miles per hour.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is formed by two BELDUM joining together. Its steel body won’t be scratched if it collides with a jet.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
When two BELDUM fuse together, a magnetic nervous system places their brains in union.
Black
White
It is formed by two Beldum joining together. Its steel body won’t be scratched if it collides with a jet.
Black 2
White 2
It is formed by two Beldum joining together. Its two brains are linked, amplifying its psychic power.
X It is formed by two Beldum joining together. Its steel body won’t be scratched if it collides with a jet.
Y It is formed by two Beldum joining together. Its two brains are linked, amplifying its psychic power.
Omega Ruby When two Beldum fuse together, Metang is formed. The brains of the Beldum are joined by a magnetic nervous system. By linking its brains magnetically, this Pokémon generates strong psychokinetic power.
Alpha Sapphire When two Beldum fuse together, Metang is formed. The brains of the Beldum are joined by a magnetic nervous system. This Pokémon turns its arms to the rear for traveling at high speed.
Sun When two Beldum link together, their psychic power is doubled. Their intelligence, however, remains unchanged.
Moon It adores magnetic minerals, so it pursues Nosepass at speeds exceeding 60 mph.
Ultra Sun With its two brains, it fires powerful psychic energy to stop its prey in their tracks.
Ultra Moon It flies at high speeds around the skies. When it finds its prey, Metang takes a firm grip with its sharp claws and never lets go.

Moves learned by Metang

Moves learnt by level up

Metang learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConfusionPsychic 50 100
1Magnet RiseElectric
1Metal ClawSteel 50 95
1Take DownNormal 90 85
23PursuitDark 40 100
26Bullet PunchSteel 40 100
29Miracle EyePsychic
32Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
35Scary FaceNormal 100
38PsychicPsychic 90 100
41AgilityPsychic
44Meteor MashSteel 90 90
47Iron DefenseSteel
50Hyper BeamNormal 150 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Metang learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
ConfusionPsychic 50 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95

Egg moves

Metang does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

Metang can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Metang is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
3PsyshockPsychic 80 100
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
16Light ScreenPsychic
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
29PsychicPsychic 90 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
33ReflectPsychic
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
69Rock PolishRock
74Gyro BallSteel 100
77Psych UpNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Metang can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Metang does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Metang does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Metang sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Metang  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Metang  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Metang  sprite from Black & White Metang  sprite from X & Y Metang  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Metang Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Metang Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Metang Shiny sprite from Black & White Metang Shiny sprite from X & Y Metang Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Metang

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Beldum
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Beldum
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Beldum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Giant Chasm
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Beldum
Sun
Moon
Poké Pelago
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Beldum
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Metang
Japanese メタング (Metang)
German Metang
French Métang

Name origin

metal
solid material
tang
sound of metal being struck