Pokemon
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Steelix
Steel Type
Ground Type
Iron Snake Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #119

Pokemon Legends Arceus Steelix is a Steel and Ground Type Iron Snake Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 2 Defense EV Yield. Steelix can be found with Rock Head, Sturdy and Sheer Force as an Ability; we recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 510 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Steelix Guide using the links below.

Steelix Stats and Abilities

Based on Steelix Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Steelix Highest IV Stat is Defense (200) and the Lowest being Speed (30).

Steelix Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
75
C
Attack
85
S
Defense
200
E
Special Attack
55
E
Special Defense
65
F
Speed
30
B
Total
510
Steelix Details
Steelix Detail
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate25 (3.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Mineral
Steelix Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Rock Head
Protects the Pokémon from recoil damage.
Ability 2
Sturdy
Sturdy allows the Pokémon to survive with 1 HP if attacked at full HP with an attack that would otherwise knock it out. It also prevents One-Hit-KO moves (Fissure, Horn Drill, Guillotine or Sheer Cold).
Hidden Ability
Sheer Force
Sheer Force increases the power of moves that have beneficial secondary effects by 30%, but removes those additional effects.

How To Evolve Steelix in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Onix requires (trade holding Metal Coat) to evolve into Steelix.

Steelix Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Onix
Rock TypeGround Type
trade holding Metal Coat
Steelix
Steel TypeGround Type
Steelix Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Onix
385
35
45
30
160
45
70
Stat Change
+125
+40
+40
+25
+40
+20
+40
Steelix
510
75
85
55
200
65
30

Alpha Steelix Locations

List of Locations you can find Alpha Steelix in PLA.

Alpha Steelix Map Locations in Coronet Highlands
Coronet Highlands Steelix Alpha Pokemon Locations
Lv. Location Description
60Coronet Highlands Celestica Trail

Where To Find Steelix Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

List of Locations where you can find and catch Steelix in PLA.

Steelix has 2 spawn locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 50 - 52 Onix, within the Celestica Trail location via Mass Outbreaks.

Obsidian Fieldlands Steelix Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Steelix
Steel TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 28
Obsidian Fieldlands
Horseshoe Plains
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Steelix
Steel TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 28
Obsidian Fieldlands
Sandgem Flats
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Steelix
Steel TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 28
Obsidian Fieldlands
Windswept Run
Space-Time Distortions
Very Rare
Onix
Rock TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 33
Obsidian Fieldlands
Horseshoe Plains
Space-Time Distortions
Rare
Onix
Rock TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 33
Obsidian Fieldlands
Sandgem Flats
Space-Time Distortions
Rare
Onix
Rock TypeGround Type
Lv. 20 - 33
Obsidian Fieldlands
Windswept Run
Space-Time Distortions
Rare
Coronet Highlands Steelix Locations
Pokemon Spawns Location How To Catch
Onix
Rock TypeGround Type
Lv. 43 - 46
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Trail
On Land
Very Common
Onix
Rock TypeGround Type
Lv. 50 - 52
Coronet Highlands
Celestica Trail
Mass Outbreaks
Very Common

Pokemon LA Steelix Weakness

Steelix is a Steel and Ground Type pokemon. This will cause Steelix to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Fire, Water Type Moves, and Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Bug, Steel, Psychic, Dragon, Fairy, Poison, Electric, Rock Type moves.

Steelix Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Fighting
Ground
Fire
Water
0.5x
Less Damage
Normal
Flying
Bug
Steel
Psychic
Dragon
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Rock
Immune to Damage
Poison
Electric

What pokemon is Steelix Weak Against?

Steelix Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Manaphy
Water Type
A
Magmortar
Fire Type
A
Infernape
Fire Type
Fighting Type
A
Hisuian Typhlosion
Fire Type
Ghost Type
A
Walrein
Ice Type
Water Type

What pokemon is Steelix Strong Against?

Steelix Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Arceus
Normal Type
S
Giratina Origin
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type
S
Giratina Altered
Ghost Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Dialga
Steel Type
Dragon Type

How To Complete Steelix Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught124610
Number of alpha specimens caught123
Number defeated124610
Number of you've defeated with Fire-type moves123
Times you have seen it use Stealth Rock1361225
Times you have seen it use Iron Tail1361225
Times you've seen it use a strong style move1241015

Best Steelix Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Steelix Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Steelix Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Iron Tail
Physical
150
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
34
High Horsepower
Physical
142.5
95 10 The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
18
Rock Slide
Physical
75
90 10 May cause flinching.
11
Bulldoze
Physical
90
100 20 Lowers opponent's Speed.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in Bold
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Steelix Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Steelix can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Level Requirements within (#) are the Level you (Master) the move at; this allows you to use the move in Agile and Strong Stance.

Steelix Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(10)
Rollout
Rock Type
Power: 30
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Physical

Doubles in power each turn for 5 turns.
6
(15)
Tackle
Normal Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
11
(20)
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
18
(28)
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
25
(35)
Stealth Rock
Rock Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
34
(45)
High Horsepower
Ground Type
Power:
142.5
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
43
(54)
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power:
150
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Steelix Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Steelix can learn from the Move Shop.

Steelix Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Fire Fang
Fire Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
Thunder Fang
Electric Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or paralyze opponent.
Ice Fang
Ice Type
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
Ice Ball
Ice Type
Power: 30
Acc: 90
PP: 20
Physical

Doubles in power each turn for 5 turns.
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Stealth Rock
Rock Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
Power Shift
Normal Type
Power: -
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

The user swaps its offensive and defensive stats.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Rock Slide
Rock Type
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
Iron Head
Steel Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power:
150
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Flash Cannon
Steel Type
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Giga Impact
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
Aqua Tail
Water Type
Power: 90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
High Horsepower
Ground Type
Power:
142.5
Acc: 95
PP: 10
Physical

The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
Stone Edge
Rock Type
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
Hyper Beam
Normal Type
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
Dark Pulse
Dark Type
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May cause flinching.
Steel Beam
Steel Type
Power:
210
Acc: 95
PP: 5
Special

User loses 50% of its HP.
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Pokemon similar to Steelix based on Steel Type
Similar Steel Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Origin Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Origin Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 100 150 120 120 90
S
Dialga-Pokemon-Image
Dialga
STEEL-Type DRAGON-Type 680 100 120 150 120 100 90
S
Hisuian Goodra-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Goodra
DRAGON-Type STEEL-Type 600 80 100 110 100 150 60
S
Heatran-Pokemon-Image
Heatran
FIRE-Type STEEL-Type 600 91 90 130 106 106 77
A
Magnezone-Pokemon-Image
Magnezone
ELECTRIC-Type STEEL-Type 535 70 70 130 115 90 60
Pokemon similar to Steelix based on Ground Type
Similar Ground Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Landorus Therian-Pokemon-Image
Landorus Therian
GROUND-Type FLYING-Type 600 89 145 105 90 80 91
S
Garchomp-Pokemon-Image
Garchomp
DRAGON-Type GROUND-Type 600 108 130 80 95 85 102
S
Landorus-Pokemon-Image
Landorus
GROUND-Type FLYING-Type 600 89 125 115 90 80 101
A
Ursaluna-Pokemon-Image
Ursaluna
NORMAL-Type GROUND-Type 550 130 140 45 105 80 50
A
Rhyperior-Pokemon-Image
Rhyperior
GROUND-Type ROCK-Type 535 115 140 55 130 55 40
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