Pokemon 095 OnixSource: The Pokémon Company

Name: Onix (Japanese: イワーク Iwark)

Classification: Rock Snake Pokémon

Type: Rock/Ground

Generation: Gen I Kanto Region

Gender Ratio: 50% Male to 50% Female

Height: 28' 10"

Weight: 463 lbs

Evolution:

  • Evolves into Steelix when Traded while holding a Metal Coat
  • Evolves into Steelix with a Metal Coat and 50 Candies in Pokémon Go.

Alternate Formes: None

How to catch in Sword/Shield:

  • East Lake Axewell
  • Giant's Seat
  • Motostoke Riverbank
  • Rolling Fields

How to catch in Go:

  • Spawns
  • Eggs
  • Raids

Description: A massive snake made of living Rocks, Onix is the tallest Rock type Pokémon and in the top ten for tallest Pokémon over all (not counting Gigantimax Pokémon.) It's large, black eyes are the only external part that isn't comprised of Rocks. On top of its head, it has a sharp spike that is gradually worn down over the course of its life until it is eventually as hard as diamonds. Internally, Onix's brain is made of a magnet that helps the Pokémon navigate even when it cannot see. This is especially useful as Onix tend to live underground where they can burrow up to 50 miles per hour.

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Onix burrowing beneath the ground causes tremors that can be heard and felt from very far off. They are capable of absorbing rocks and other object in their way, growing harder and harder the more they burrow. Onix also eat rocks as they travel beneath the ground. The tunnels they leave behind serve as homes for Diglett and other Pokémon. When not tunnelling, Onix can be found in caves and mountains.

Core Games

Onix in the core games

  • Sword Pokédex: As it digs through the ground, it absorbs many hard objects. This is what makes its body so solid.
  • Shield Pokédex: It rapidly bores through the ground at 50 mph by squirming and twisting its massive, rugged body.

Pokemon 095 OnixSource: The Pokémon Company

Base Stats

  • 35 HP
  • 45 Attack
  • 160 Defense
  • 30 Sp. Attack
  • 45 Sp. Defense
  • 70 Speed
  • 385 Total

Moves by Level

  • Tackle (lv 1)
  • Harden (lv 1)
  • Bind (lv 1)
  • Rock Throw (lv 1)
  • Smack Down (lv 4)
  • Rock Polish (lv 8)
  • Dragon Breath (lv 12)
  • Curse (lv 16)
  • Rock Slide (lv 20)
  • Screech (lv 24)
  • Sand Tomb (lv 28)
  • Stealth Rock (lv 32)
  • Slam (lv 36)
  • Sandstorm (lv 40)
  • Dig (lv 44)
  • Iron Tail (lv 48)
  • Stone Edge (lv 52)
  • Double-Edge (lv 56)

Moves by TM/TR

  • TM15 Dig
  • TM16 Screech
  • TM20 Self-Destruct
  • TM21 Rest
  • TM22 Rock Slide
  • TM24 Snore
  • TM25 Protect
  • TM26 Scary Face
  • TM31 Attract
  • TM32 Sandstorm
  • TM34 Sunny Day
  • TM39 Facade
  • TM48 Rock Tomb
  • TM49 Sand Tomb
  • TM54 Rock Blast
  • TM57 Payback
  • TM76 Round
  • TM81 Bulldoze
  • TM97 Brutal Swing
  • TM98 Stomping Tantrum
  • TM99 Breaking Swipe
  • TR01 Body Slam
  • TR10 Earthquake
  • TR20 Substitute
  • TR26 Endure
  • TR27 Sleep Talk
  • TR31 Iron Tail
  • TR37 Taunt
  • TR51 Dragon Dance
  • TR52 Gyro Ball
  • TR62 Dragon Pulse
  • TR67 Earth Power
  • TR70 Flash Cannon
  • TR74 Iron Head
  • TR75 Stone Edge
  • TR76 Stealth Rock
  • TR79 Heavy Slam
  • TR87 Drill Run
  • TR94 High Horsepower
  • TR99 Body Press

Moves by Breeding

  • Block
  • Defense Curl
  • Dragon Tail
  • Flail
  • Head Smash
  • Rollout
  • Wide Guard

Damaged normally by

  • Bug 1×
  • Ghost 1×
  • Psychic 1×
  • Dragon 1×
  • Dark 1×
  • Fairy 1×

Weak to

  • Fighting 2×
  • Ground 2×
  • Steel 2×
  • Water 4×
  • Grass 4×
  • Ice 2×

Immune to

  • Electric

Resistant to

  • Normal ½×
  • Flying ½×
  • Poison ¼×
  • Rock ½×
  • Fire ½×

Pokémon Go

Onix in Pokémon Go

Pokédex: 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.

Egg Distance: 5 KM

Buddy Distance: 5 KM

Pokemon Go 095 OnixSource: Niantic

Base Stats

  • 111 Stamina
  • 85 Attack
  • 232 Defense

Moves

  • Fast Attacks: Rock Throw, Tackle
  • Charged Attacks: Sand Tomb, Stone Edge, Heavy Slam, Rock Slide*, Iron Head*

Shiny: Yes

Pokemon Go 095 Onix ShinySource: Niantic

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