Steelix - Generation 3 learnset

This page lists all the moves that Steelix can learn in Generation 3, which consists of:

  • Pokémon Ruby
  • Pokémon Sapphire
  • Pokémon FireRed
  • Pokémon LeafGreen
  • Pokémon Emerald

Note: the information for the moves below is shown as it was in the respective games. Check a move's detail page for stats in the most recent games and when they changed.

Moves learnt by level up

Steelix learns the following moves in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScreechNormalStatus 85
1TackleNormalPhysical 35 95
9BindNormalPhysical 15 75
13Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
21HardenNormalStatus
25RageNormalPhysical 20 100
33SandstormRockStatus
37SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
45Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
49CrunchDarkSpecial 80 100
57Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Steelix learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Steelix egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire by a previous evolution of Steelix. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Sand TombGroundPhysical 15 70 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Steelix is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 20 100

Moves learnt by TM

Steelix is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ruby & Sapphire:

Moves learnt by level up

Steelix learns the following moves in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScreechNormalStatus 85
1TackleNormalPhysical 35 95
8BindNormalPhysical 15 75
12Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
19HardenNormalStatus
23RageNormalPhysical 20 100
30DragonBreathDragonSpecial 60 100
34SandstormRockStatus
41SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
45Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
52CrunchDarkSpecial 80 100
56Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Steelix learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Steelix egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90

Move Tutor moves

Steelix can be taught these attacks in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
MimicNormalStatus
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
SubstituteNormalStatus

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen by a previous evolution of Steelix. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Sand TombGroundPhysical 15 70 Level up

Moves learnt by HM

Steelix is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 20 100

Moves learnt by TM

Steelix is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen:

Moves learnt by level up

Steelix learns the following moves in Pokémon Emerald at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScreechNormalStatus 85
1TackleNormalPhysical 35 95
9BindNormalPhysical 15 75
13Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
21HardenNormalStatus
25RageNormalPhysical 20 100
33SandstormRockStatus
37SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
45Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
49CrunchDarkSpecial 80 100
57Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Steelix learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Emerald. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Steelix egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormalStatus
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
FlailNormalPhysical 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90

Move Tutor moves

Steelix can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Emerald from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Defense CurlNormalStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
EndureNormalStatus
ExplosionNormalPhysical 250 100
MimicNormalStatus
Mud-SlapGroundPhysical 20 100
Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalPhysical 50 100
SubstituteNormalStatus
SwaggerNormalStatus 90

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Emerald by a previous evolution of Steelix. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Sand TombGroundPhysical 15 70 Level up
Psych UpNormalStatus Move tutor

Moves learnt by HM

Steelix is compatible with these Hidden Machines in Pokémon Emerald:

HM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01CutNormalPhysical 50 95
04StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100
06Rock SmashFightingPhysical 20 100

Moves learnt by TM

Steelix is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Emerald: