Steelix

Updated for New Gym Update
Pokemon Rating:
8.5
Steelix
400.00 kg Weight
9.19 m Height
Pokemon Max CP
2439
ATK 148
DEF 333
STA 150
Movesets Grades

* Legacy Moveset

Offensive Moves Explanation
  • Iron Tail is generally superior to Dragon Tail on offense due to gaining STAB. If your target resists Steel-type damage, Dragon Tail is slightly better.

  • Heavy Slam is slightly superior to EarthquakeHeavy Slam has the advantage of having multiple charge bars and shares the same type as Iron Tail.

  • Crunch is underwhelming in every aspect.

Defensive Moves Explanation
  • Dragon Tail is on par with, if not slightly better than Iron Tail. While Iron Tail has STAB, the majority of Steelix’s counters resist Steel-type damage. 

  • Heavy Slam is on par with Crunch for similar reasons. While Heavy Slam has STAB, Crunch has a different resistance profile. Due to Steelix’s slower energy gain (due to having large Def), Crunch's extra bar may arguably give it a slight edge.

  • Earthquake is arguably Steelix’s worst charge move. Its long animation and late damage window results in it being dodged more often than not.

Quick Moves
15
True DPS:
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Steel

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
1.10
0.20
6.36
13.64
17.05
15
True DPS:
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Dragon

1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
1.10
0.20
8.18
13.64
17.05
Charge Moves
120
True DPS:
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Ground

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
3.60
0.80
0.00
-100
33.33
41.67
70
True DPS:
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Steel

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
2.10
0.40
0.00
-50
33.33
41.67
70
True DPS:
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Dark

1.4x DamageVS
1.4x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
.714x DamageVS
0.7 secs
CD DW EPS EPU DPS DPS w/STAB
3.20
1.70
0.00
-33
21.88
27.34
Rating Explanation:

Steelix is tailored to be a defensive behemoth, possessing the second highest Defense stat in the game and one of the best defensive types. Steelix is one of the bulkiest defenders there is, being effective at wasting an attacker's time even in disadvantageous matchups. It somewhat unfortunately has weaknesses to many common Pokemon, such as Machamp, Vaporeon, and Flareon, but it does pose a thorn in the side of players who default to Dragonite or Tyranitar for attacking gyms.

Steelix's Attack stat is too poor to be considered on offense, although it can serve as a fair anchor in contexts such as Articuno raids.

Other
Female Ratio 50.0 %
Male Ratio 50.0 %
Flee Rate 5.0 %
Buddy Distance 5 km
Capture Rate10.0 %
Pokemon Weakness/Resistance Chart

Ground/Steel

.714x - .714x
.51x .714x 1.4x
1.4x .714x -
- 1.4x -
.714x .36414x .714x
.51x .714x 1.4x

.714x Resists Type 1.4x Weak to Type
.51x Double Resists Type 1.96x Double Weak to Type

Pokemon Min/Max CP Values

How to use: You need to know your Pokemon's exact level. To find exactly what level your Pokémon is, power up your Pokémon following this chart until you're certain of your level from Stardust cost changes.

A Pokémon's minimum level is 1, and its maximum level is equal to your trainer level + 1.5.

Every time you power up, your Pokémon gains half a level.

StardustLevelMin CPMax CP
20012934
2001.56071
200291108
2002.5122144
4003153181
4003.5185218
4004216255
4004.5247292
6005278329
6005.5309365
6006341402
6006.5372439
8007403476
8007.5434513
8008465549
8008.5496586
10009528623
10009.5559660
100010590697
100010.5619732
130011649766
130011.5678801
130012708836
130012.5737871
160013767906
160013.5796941
160014826975
160014.58551010
1900158851045
190015.59141080
1900169441115
190016.59731150
22001710031184
220017.510321219
22001810621254
220018.510911289
25001911211324
250019.511501359
25002011801393
250020.512091428
30002112391463
300021.512691498
30002212981533
300022.513281568
35002313571603
350023.513871637
35002414161672
350024.514461707
40002514751742
400025.515051777
40002615341812
400026.515641847
45002715931881
450027.516231916
45002816521951
450028.516821986
50002917112021
500029.517412056
50003017702091
500030.517852108
60003118002125
600031.518152143
60003218292160
600032.518442178
70003318592195
700033.518742213
70003418882230
700034.519032247
80003519182265
800035.519332282
80003619472300
800036.519622317
90003719772335
900037.519922352
90003820062369
900038.520212387
100003920362404
1000039.520512422
100004020652439
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