Body Type Caudal
Abilities Rock Head, Sturdy, Sheer Force (Hidden)
Episode First Shown in Nerves Of Steelix!
First Known Owner Jasmine
First Game Appeared in
Type Steel/Ground
National Dex Number #208

Steelix evolves from Onix when traded holding a Metal Coat. Steelix is the evolved form of Onix.


Steelix looks like a giant snake. Its body is made out of steel boulders. Every other boulder, there is something different than the rest. The first is its head while the last is a spike. On the ones in the middle, spikes come out of either side. It had white eyes with a red iris and black pupils.


Owen's Johto JourneysEdit

  • Jasmine has a Steelix.

Pokémon Tales Edit

  • Android's Steelix appeared in Disobedient Rampage. It was traded to Racer X and appeared again in Vs. Ponyta.
    • It is Female due to gender differences.

Super Smash Bros: Battle! Edit

  • Steelix is the main Pokémon of Zero Suit Samus.

The New Adventures Of Pokemon Trainer Red Edit

  • Brock,s Onix will later evolve into Steelix as mentioned by the creator of the series.


  • Thunder Fang
  • Ice Fang
  • Fire Fang
  • Mud Sport
  • Tackle
  • Harden
  • Bind 
  • Curse
  • Rock Throw
  • Rage
  • Rock Tomb
  • Stealth Rock
  • Rock Polish
  • Smack Down
  • Dragon Breath
  • Slam
  • Screech
  • Rock Slide
  • Sand Tomb
  • Iron Tail
  • Dig
  • Double Edge
  • Stone Edge
  • Sandstorm