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Onix (Pokémon GO)

Onix Pokemon GO

Onix

#95 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Onix

The best moves for Onix are Rock Throw and Rock Slide when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Rock Throw 16 dps
  Rock Slide Elite TM 35.6 dps

Defense

  Rock Throw 16 dps
  Rock Slide Elite TM 35.6 dps

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Pokémon type

Rock
Ground
Vulnerable to…
Water deals 256% damage.
Grass deals 256% damage.
Fighting deals 160% damage.
Ground deals 160% damage.
Steel deals 160% damage.
Ice deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Normal deals 63% damage.
Flying deals 63% damage.
Rock deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.
Poison deals 39% damage.
Electric deals 39% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Onix family. Onix evolves into Steelix (using the Metal Coat evolution item) and costs 50 Candy.

Onix requires Metal Coat to evolve into Steelix.

Onix Raid Guide

Onix has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 3 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

Onix - Male & Female

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

Summary

Onix is a Rock & Ground Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Water, Grass, Fighting, Ground, Steel and Ice moves. Onix's strongest moveset is Rock Throw & Rock Slide and it has a Max CP of 1,101. Onix evolves into Steelix.

About

"Onix has a magnet in its brain. It acts as a compass so that this Pokémon does not lose direction while it is tunneling. As it grows older, its body becomes increasingly rounder and smoother."

Best moveset for Onix

The best moves for Onix are Rock Throw and Rock Slide when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Rock Throw 16 dps
  Rock Slide Elite TM 35.6 dps

Defense

  Rock Throw 16 dps
  Rock Slide Elite TM 35.6 dps

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What counters Onix?

Onix is a Rock/Ground type Pokémon, which makes it especially weak against Water and Grass moves, and weak against Fighting, Ground, Steel and Ice moves.

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

  • Kingler,
  • Kyogre,
  • Zarude,
  • Roserade,
  • Rillaboom.
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Kingler   Bubble   Crabhammer 100%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Hydro Pump 96%
Kyogre   Waterfall   Surf 95%
Zarude   Vine Whip   Power Whip 95%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Solar Beam 93%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Grass Knot 92%
Rillaboom   Razor Leaf   Grass Knot 91%
Inteleon   Water Gun   Surf 91%
Roserade   Bullet Seed   Grass Knot 89%
Roserade   Razor Leaf   Leaf Storm 88%

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

Most vulnerable to Onix

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

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