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Steelix (Pokémon GO)

Steelix Pokemon GO

Steelix

#208 (Johto)

Best moveset for Steelix

The best moves for Steelix are Iron Tail and Earthquake when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Iron Tail 16.4 dps
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

Defense

  Thunder Fang 10 dps
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

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Pokémon type

Steel
Ground
Vulnerable to…
Fire deals 160% damage.
Water deals 160% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Dragon deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 63% damage.
Normal deals 63% damage.
Steel deals 63% damage.
Bug deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 63% damage.
Fairy deals 63% damage.
Electric deals 39% damage.
Rock deals 39% damage.
Poison deals 24% damage.

Standard game images

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Steelix, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Steelix is a Steel & Ground Pokémon which evolves from Onix. It is vulnerable to Fire, Water, Ground and Fighting moves. Steelix's strongest moveset is Iron Tail & Earthquake and it has a Max CP of 2,414.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Steelix

The best moves for Steelix are Iron Tail and Earthquake when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Iron Tail 16.4 dps
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

Defense

  Thunder Fang 10 dps
  Earthquake 46.7 dps

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What counters Steelix?

Steelix is a Steel/Ground type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fire, Water, Ground and Fighting moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Steelix are:

  • Reshiram,
  • Lucario,
  • Darmanitan (Galarian Zen),
  • Chandelure,
  • Darmanitan (Standard).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Reshiram   Fire Fang   Overheat 100%
Lucario   Counter   Aura Sphere 96%
Darmanitan (Galarian Zen)   Ice Fang   Overheat 95%
Chandelure   Fire Spin   Overheat 95%
Darmanitan (Standard)   Fire Fang   Overheat 95%
Volcarona   Fire Spin   Overheat 94%
Blaziken   Counter   Blast Burn 92%
Kingler   Bubble   Crabhammer 91%
Blaziken   Fire Spin   Blast Burn 90%
Conkeldurr   Counter   Dynamic Punch 89%

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

Most vulnerable to Steelix

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. Click here for more info »

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