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Pokemon Sword and Shield Onix

Pokemon Sword and Shield Onix is a Rock and Ground Type Rock Snake Pokémon, which makes it weak against Fighting, Ground, Steel, Ice, Water, Grass type moves. You can find and catch Onix in East Lake Axewell with a 10% chance to encounter during Intense Sun weather when walking through tall grass. The Max IV Stats of Onix are 35 HP, 45 Attack, 30 SP Attack, 160 Defense, 45 SP Defense, and 70 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Onix
Onix Galar Pokedex ID: 178

List of Onix Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 385
HP 35
Attack 45
Defense 160
Special Attack 30
Special Defense 45
Speed 70

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Onix to have is Impish, this will increase it's Defense and decrease it's Sp. Atk stats.

Onix Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Rock HeadNormal
Weak ArmorHidden

Sword Pokedex Entry

As it digs through the ground, it absorbs many hard objects. This is what makes its body so solid.

Shield Pokedex Entry

It rapidly bores through the ground at 50 mph by squirming and twisting its massive, rugged body.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Onix Evolutions

How do i evolve Onix in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Onix evolves into Steelix with a trade holding Metal Coat.

trade holding Metal Coat
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Onix Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Onix?

Spawn locations you can find Onix are in the East Lake Axewell area, with a 10% chance to spawn during Intense Sun weather.

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
East Lake Axewell
10%8 - 12
East Lake Axewell
10%8 - 12
Giant's Seat
20%30 - 35
Giant's Seat
20%30 - 35
Giant's Seat
20%30 - 35
Giant's Seat
20%30 - 35
Motostoke Riverbank
30%26 - 28

Pokemon Sword and Shield Onix Raids

Where do i find Onix Raids?

You can find Onix raids in the following locations: Bridge Field, Dusty Bowl, Giant's Seat, Hammerlocke Hills, Rolling Fields, Stony Wilderness.

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Onix Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Onix Weakness

Onix is a Rock and Ground Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Fighting, Ground, Steel, Ice, Water, Grass Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Normal, Flying, Fire, Rock, Electric, Poison type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Onix Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Onix Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Onix Moves List

What moves can Onix learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Onix can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Rock and Ground type +50% STAB damage.

Onix Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Tackle
01[] Harden
01[] Bind
01[] Rock Throw
04[] Smack Down
08[] Rock Polish
12[] Dragon Breath
16[] Curse
20[] Rock Slide
24[] Screech
28[] Sand Tomb
32[] Stealth Rock
36[] Slam
40[] Sandstorm
44[] Dig
48[] Iron Tail
52[] Stone Edge
56[] Double-Edge

TM Moves Onix can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM15DigPhysical12010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM16ScreechStatus8540Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
TM20Self-DestructPhysical2001005User faints.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM22Rock SlidePhysical112.59010May cause flinching.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM26Scary FaceStatus10010Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM32SandstormStatus10Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM48Rock TombPhysical909515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM49Sand TombPhysical52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM54Rock BlastPhysical37.59010Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM57PaybackPhysical5010010Power doubles if the user was attacked first.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM81BulldozePhysical9010020Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM97Brutal SwingPhysical6010020The user swings its body around violently to inflict damage on everything in its vicinity.
TM98Stomping TantrumPhysical112.510010Driven by frustration, the user attacks the target. If the user's previous move has failed, the power of this move doubles.
TM99Breaking SwipePhysical6010015Hits multiple opponents and lowers their attack.

Onix TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR10EarthquakePhysical15010010Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR37TauntStatus10020Opponent can only use moves that attack.
TR51Dragon DanceStatus20Raises user's Attack and Speed.
TR52Gyro BallPhysical1005The slower the user, the stronger the attack.
TR62Dragon PulseSpecial8510010
TR67Earth PowerSpecial13510010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR70Flash CannonSpecial8010010May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TR74Iron HeadPhysical8010015May cause flinching.
TR75Stone EdgePhysical150805High critical hit ratio.
TR76Stealth RockStatus20Damages opponent switching into battle.
TR79Heavy SlamPhysical10010The heavier the user, the stronger the attack.
TR87Drill RunPhysical1209510High critical hit ratio.
TR94High HorsepowerPhysical142.59510The user fiercely attacks the target using its entire body.
TR99Body PressPhysical8010010The higher the user's Defense, the stronger the attack.

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