Metagross

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Metagross
メタグロス
Metagross.png

Metang < Metagross > Mega Metagross

Species Type
Iron Leg Pokémon Steel.pngPsychic.png
Number Ability
#376 Clear Body
Light Metal
Height Weight
5'3" (1.6m) 1212.5 lbs. (550kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: Genderless Female: Genderless
Evolves From Evolves Into
Metang None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Mineral 3
Tier EV Yield
OU/Uber 3 Defense Points

Metagross (メタグロス) is the 192nd Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Steel/Psychic Type, and it is known as the Iron Leg Pokémon.

Metagross has the Clear Body Ability. This Ability makes it immune to having its Statistics lowered from an opponent's attack, but can still reduce its own Statistics as a result of moves that it uses, such as Hammer Arm. A second Ability is available to Metagross from the Dream World, the Light Metal Ability. This Ability cuts its weight in half, which affects the amount of damage it takes from moves that involve a Pokémon's weight, such as Low Kick.

Beldum can evolve into a Metang at Level 20, and can evolve a second time at Level 45 into Metagross. Starting in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, a Metagross can Mega Evolve into a Mega Metagross by using a Mega Stone.

Metagross is in the Mineral Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 10,240 Steps to hatch. It takes a Metagross 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Metagross takes on the appearance of a four-legged iron monster with an X on its face. Its eyes are on opposite sides of the X.

[edit] Gender Differences

Metagross is a Genderless Pokémon.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Metagross can be found at Giant Chasm in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2 at a Shaking Spot. In other games it can only be obtained by evolving a Metang.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Metagross is a Shadow Pokémon found in Pokémon Colosseum, obtainable by Snagging it from Cipher Admin Nascour at Realgam Tower Colosseum.

Metagross only appears at Phobosphere, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Metagross can only be obtained by evolving a Metang in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Metagross appears at Temporal Tower UP1F-10F, but one can't be recruited, leaving evolution as the only method to obtain a Metagross in the second round of Mystery Dungeon games. Metang is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Weird Forest 16F-23F and Legendary Mountains at the following floors: 26 & 27, 30, 32, 34, 36, 39, 41 & 42, 44, 48 and 49.

Metagross appears at Team Go-Go's Headquarters in Pokémon Ranger. Metagross does not appear in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. Both of Metagross's appearances in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs involve a Boss Battle. In the Present, it is battled as a Boss at the top of Mt. Layuda. In the Past, it is the boss of the Thunder Temple Mission Pikachu Pursuit!; the only way to obtain its Slate is to S-Rank the mission.

Metagross can be found at World Axle Factory B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

The only way to obtain a Metagross is to evolve a Metang in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Metagross appears in a total of 10 sets, the 7th Movie Halfdeck, the Black/White Promo set and Pokémon Organized Play Series 1 as a Rare Card. Metagross is listed as a Rare Card in all of its appearances, which are in the EX Hidden Legends (2; 1 EX Card), EX Deoxys, EX Delta Species (2; 1 Delta Species Card; 1 Shining Card), EX Power Keepers (EX Card), Legends Awakened, Supreme Victors, Unleashed and Undaunted sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Tyson would use a Metagross during the Hoenn League Tournament, using it in his battle against Ash. It would defeat Swellow and Grovyle before being taken down by Pikachu.

Anabel would also use a Metagross in a Frontier Brain Battle against Ash. Ash would lose in his first attempt, but would win the rematch and the Ability Symbol, defeating her Metagross with a Tauros.

A Shiny Metagross appeared in the wild in the episode Noodles: Roamin' Off.

[edit] Movies

A trainer named Rebecca used a Metagross in the film Destiny Deoxys. Another trainer used a Metagross in the film Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Steven uses a Metagross in Chapters 191, 196, 250, 251, 254, 254, 264, 265 and 417. While it doesn't have a nickname it utilizes a number of powerful attacks in battle.

Crystal owns a Metagross of her own, to whom she gave it to Emerald on a loan when he challenged the Battle Dome in Chapters 323 and 324.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Metagross finds itself in the Over-Utilized and Uber Tiers of Competitive Battling. It hits hard with a very high Attack, and it has a very high Defense as well. While its Special Attack and Special Defense Statistics aren't as high, the former is high enough to run a Mixed Sweeper set.

Metagross's low Speed doesn't do it any favors, allowing for faster Sweepers to cause a lot of damage to Metagross, ranging from hitting it with a Burn to dealing a lot of damage, if not KO'ing it in one hit.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Evolve Metang
FireRed/Leaf Green None Trade
Colosseum Only One Realgam Colosseum (Snag from Cipher Admin Nascour)
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Metang
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Evolve Metang
Black/White 5% Giant Chasm: Plains (Shaking Spots)
Black 2/White 2 5% Giant Chasm: Plains (Shaking Spots)

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A



II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A



III Pokémon Ruby Metagross has four brains in total. Combined, the four brains can breeze through difficult calcualtions faster than a supercomputer. This Pokémon can float in the air by tucking in its four legs.
III Pokémon Sapphire Metagross is the result of two Metang achieving fusion. When hunting, this Pokémon pins the prey to the ground under its massive body. It then eats the helpless victim using the large mouth on its stomach.
III Pokémon Emerald Metagross has four brains that are joined by a complex neural network. As a result of integration, this Pokémon is smarter than a supercomputer.
III Pokémon FireRed It is formed by two Metang fusing. Its four brains are said to be superior to a supercomputer.
III Pokémon LeafGreen It is formed by two Metang fusing. Its four brains are said to be superior to a supercomputer.



IV Pokémon Diamond Metang combined to form it. With four brains, it has the intelligence of a supercomputer.
IV Pokémon Pearl Metang combined to form it. With four brains, it has the intelligence of a supercomputer.
IV Pokémon Platinum Metang combined to form it. With four brains, it has the intelligence of a supercomputer.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It folds its four legs when flying. Its four brains are said to be superior to a supercomputer.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It folds its four legs when flying. Its four brains are said to be superior to a supercomputer.



V Pokémon Black Metang combined to form it. With four brains, it has the intelligence of a supercomputer.
V Pokémon White Metang combined to form it. With four brains, it has the intelligence of a supercomputer.
V Pokémon Black 2 With four linked brains, it's more intelligent than a supercomputer, and it uses calculations to analyze foes.
V Pokémon White 2 With four linked brains, it's more intelligent than a supercomputer, and it uses calculations to analyze foes.



VI Pokémon X With four linked brains, it's more intelligent than a supercomputer, and it uses calculations to analyze foes.
VI Pokémon Y Metang combined to form it. With four brains, it has the intelligence of a supercomputer.
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
Speed Full.pngEmpty.png
Power Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump Full.pngFull.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
80
- 270 364 -
Atk
135
247 275 369 405
Def
130
238 265 359 394
Sp. Atk
95
175 195 289 317
Sp. Def
90
166 185 279 306
Spd
70
130 145 239 262

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Magnet Rise Electric.png N/A N/A Status
Start Take Down Normal.png 90 85 Physical
Start
20
Metal Claw Steel.png 50 95 Physical
Start
20
Confusion Psychic.png 50 100 Special
24 Scary Face Normal.png N/A 100 Status
28 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
32 Bullet Punch Steel.png 40 100 Physical
36 Psychic Psychic.png 50 100 Special
40 Iron Defense Steel.png N/A N/A Status
44 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
45 Hammer Arm Fighting.png 100 90 Physical
53 Meteor Mash Steel.png 100 85 Physical
62 Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90 Physical
71 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special

[edit] Black 2/White 2

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Magnet Rise Electric.png N/A N/A Status
Start Take Down Normal.png 90 85 Physical
Start
20
Metal Claw Steel.png 50 95 Physical
Start
20
Confusion Psychic.png 50 100 Special
23 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
26 Miracle Eye Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
29 Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90 Physical
32 Bullet Punch Steel.png 40 100 Physical
35 Scary Face Normal.png N/A 100 Status
38 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
41 Psychic Psychic.png 50 100 Special
44 Meteor Mash Steel.png 100 85 Physical
45 Hammer Arm Fighting.png 100 90 Physical
53 Iron Defense Steel.png N/A N/A Status
60 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.png -- -- Status
TM03 Psyshock Psychic.png 80 100 Special
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM19 Roost Flying.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM29 Psychic Psychic.png 90 100 Special
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.png 80 100 Special
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM33 Reflect Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.png 90 100 Special
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM64 Explosion Normal.png 250 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.png -- -- Status
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM77 Psych Up Normal.png -- -- Status
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.png 80 100 Special
TM94 Secret Power Normal.png 70 100 Physical
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Metagross cannot learn any moves by way of breeding.

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Block Normal.png -- --% Status
Gravity Psychic.png -- --% Status
Ice Punch Ice.png 75 100% Physical
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Iron Defense Steel.png -- --% Status
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical
Magnet Rise Electric.png -- --% Status
Signal Beam Bug.png 75 100% Special
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Trick Psychic.png -- 100% Status
Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90% Physical

[edit] Via Dream World (Beldum)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90% Physical
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Emerald

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical
Defense Curl Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Selfdestruct Normal.png 200 100% Physical

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95% Physical
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
Rollout Rock.png 30 90% Physical
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Magic Coat Psychic.png -- --% Status
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 20
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 45
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Metagross


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fighting.png
Ice.png
Poison.png
Rock.png
Electric.png
Fire.png
Steel.png
Water.png
Dark.png
Psychic.png
Dragon.png
Fairy.png
Flying.png
Grass.png
Ice.png
Normal.png
Poison.png
Psychic.png
Rock.png
Steel.png
Psychic.png
Fire.png
Ground.png

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