Onix

Onix
イワーク
95.png

Mega Gengar < Onix > Drowzee

Species Type
Rock Snake Pokémon Rock.pngGround.png
Number Ability
#95 Rock Head/Sturdy
Weak Armor
Height Weight
28′10″ (8.8m) 463 lbs (210kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Steelix
Egg Group Catch Rate
Mineral 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Defense Point

Onix (イワーク) is the 95th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Rock/Ground Type, and is known as the Rock Snake Pokémon.

Onix can have one of two abilities: Rock Head, which prevents this Pokémon from receiving recoil damage from recoil-causing moves; or Sturdy, which gives this Pokémon an immunity from falling to a One-Hit KO move such as Fissure or Horn Drill, and starting with Generation V, Pokémon with Sturdy cannot be KO'd in one hit when it has full HP. Onix's Hidden Ability is Weak Armor, which lowers the Pokémon's Defense by one stage but increases its Speed by one stage whenever it is hit by an attack.

Onix could not evolve in Generation I, but from Generation II onward it could evolve into Steelix if it was traded to another game while holding a Metal Coat.

Onix is in the Mineral Egg Group, and it takes approximately 6,400 steps for its Egg to hatch. It takes Onix One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Onix is a large rock snake with a spike-like fin on the top of its head.

[edit] Gender Differences

Onix doesn't have any visible characteristics to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

In the Generation I games, Onix was available at Rock Tunnel and Victory Road. Onix could also be found at Union Cave, Victory Road, Rock Tunnel, and Mount Silver in the Generation II games.

In Generation III, Onix was only available in FireRed and LeafGreen at Rock Tunnel 1F & B1, Seavault Canyon, and Victory Road (all three floors). Onix did not require the National Pokédex to appear in the Generation IV games, as it is available at Oreburgh Mine, Iron Mountain, Victory Road, Stark Mountain, and Snowpoint Temple in Diamond and Pearl, and Oreburgh Mine, Wayward Cave, Iron Island, and Victory Road in Platinum.

In HeartGold and SoulSilver, Onix can be found at Union Cave, Mt. Silver, The Cliiff Cave, Rock Tunnel, Victory Road, and the Safari Zone's Wasteland.

Onix can be found at the lowest parts of Relic Castle in the Generation V games Black and White, at B6 and the Maze, which is accessible after obtaining the National Pokédex.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Onix appears in Trozei at Phobos Drill, Endless Level 46, Forever Level 23 and Mr. Who's Den. In the first Dungeon game Onix can be obtained at Magma Cavern 21F-23F, Magma Cavern Deepest Grounds 1F-2F, and Southern Cavern 40F-50F.

Onix can be recruited in the Generation IV Dungeon games Time&Darkness/Sky at Mt. Travail at random from 1F-19F. Onix appears in Stormy Adventure Squad on Chocolate Island 10F-15F.

Onix has yet to appear in a Pokémon Ranger game.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Onix has appeared in 13 different Trading Card Game Sets and the Southern Islands Promotional set. The Onix from the EX FireRed and Leaf Green set is an Uncommon card and one of the two Onix from the Gym Heroes is a Rare card. The other 11, from the Base, Gym Heroes (the second), Neo Genesis, Aquapolis, EX Sandstorm, EX Team Rocket Returns, EX Unseen Forces, Diamond and Pearl, Stormfront, and Unleashed (two) are listed as Common Cards.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Brock used an Onix in many of its anime appearances, before he left it at Pewter Gym, only to return some time later to find that it had evolved into a Steelix. Bruno, Drake, and Roark have also used an Onix in their episodes. The rest were Wild Onix.

[edit] Movies

Brock's Onix has had three Movie appearances: Mewtwo Strikes Back, The Spell of the Unown, and Celebi: Voice of the Forest. It also appeared in the shorts Pikachu's Vacation and Pikachu and Pichu. Another trainer utilized an Onix in the film Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias and Lucario & The Mystery of Mew.

Wild Onix appeared in the films Destiny Deoxys, Giratina & The Sky Warrior, and Zoroark - Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Onix's Manga info is unknown at this time.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Onix is in the NFE tier as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Red Common Rock Tunnel and Victory Road
Blue Common Rock Tunnel and Victory Road
Yellow Common Rock Tunnel and Victory Road
Gold Common Union Cave, Victory Road, Rock Tunnel, Mt. Silver
Silver Common Union Cave, Victory Road, Rock Tunnel, Mt. Silver
Crystal Common Union Cave, Victory Road, Rock Tunnel, Mt. Silver
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed Uncommon Rock Tunnel 1F & B1, Seavault Canyon, Victory Road 1F-3F
LeafGreen Uncommon Rock Tunnel 1F & B1, Seavault Canyon, Victory Road 1F-3F
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 10% Oreburgh Mine (1F & B1)
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 10% Iron Island (1F & B1 Left&Right caves)
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 30% Iron Island (B2 Left&Right caves; B3)
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 15% Snowpoint Temple (1F)
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 5% Snowpoint Temple (B1-B3)
Diamond/Pearl 10% Victory Road (1F, 2F, National Dex areas)
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 5% Stark Mountain (Entrance and Interior)
Platinum 15% Wayward Cave (1F & B1)
Platinum 20% Victory Road (1F, all hours of day)
Platinum 5% Victory Road (2F, all hours of day)
Platinum 10% Victory Road (B1, all hours of day)
Platinum 20% Victory Road (National Dex Areas, all hours of day)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 5% Union Cave - 1F and B2
HeartGold/SoulSilver 10% Union Cave - B1
HeartGold/SoulSilver 30% Mt. Silver (2F and Mountainside)
HeartGold/SoulSilver 10% Cliff Cave (B1, 1F, 2F, all hours of day)
HeartGold/Soul Silver Unknown% Safari Zone (Wasteland, all hours of day)
HeartGold/Soul Silver 20% Rock Tunnel (B1)
HeartGold/Soul Silver 15% Victory Road (1F-3F)
Black/White 15% Relic Castle (B6 and Maze)

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red As it grows, the stone portions of its body harden to become similar to diamond, but colored black.
Pokémon Blue As it grows, the stone portions of its body harden to become similar to diamond, but colored black.
Pokémon Yellow Burrows at high speed in search of food. The tunnels it leaves are used as homes by Digletts.



II Pokémon Gold It twists and squirms through the ground. The thunderous roar of its tunneling echoes a long way.
II Pokémon Silver It rapidly bores through the ground at 50 MPH by squirming and twisting its massive, rugged body.
II Pokémon Crystal As it digs through the ground, it absorbs many hard objects. This is what makes its body so solid.



III Pokémon Ruby 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.
III Pokémon Sapphire 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.
III Pokémon Emerald There is a magnet in its brain that prevents an Onix from losing direction while tunneling. As it grows older, its body becomes steadily rounder and smoother.
III Pokémon FireRed It usually lives underground. It searches for food while boring its way through the ground at 50 miles per hour.
III Pokémon LeafGreen As it grows, the stone portions of its body harden to become similar to black-colored diamonds.



IV Pokémon Diamond When it travels underground, it causes rumbling and tremors. It can move at 50 MPH.
IV Pokémon Pearl It squirms through the ground using its long and rugged body. It always eats while burrowing.
IV Pokémon Platinum It burrows through the ground at a speed of 50 MPH while feeding on large boulders.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It twists and squirms through the ground. The thunderous roar of its tunneling echoes a long way.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It rapidly bores through the ground at 50 MPH by squirming and twisting its massive, rugged body.



V Pokémon Black It burrows through the ground at a speed of 50 MPH while feeding on large boulders.
V Pokémon White It burrows through the ground at a speed of 50 MPH while feeding on large boulders.
V Pokémon Black 2 Opening its large mouth, it ingests massive amounts of soil and creates long tunnels.
V Pokémon White 2 Opening its large mouth, it ingests massive amounts of soil and creates long tunnels.



VI Pokémon X Burrows at high speed in search of food. The tunnels it leaves are uses as homes by Diglett.
VI Pokémon Y It usually lives underground. It searches for food while boring its way through the ground at 50 miles per hour.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
35
- 180 274 -
Atk
45
85 95 189 207
Def
160
292 325 419 460
Sp. Atk
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Def
45
85 95 189 207
Spd
70
130 145 239 262

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Mud Sport Ground.png N/A N/A Status
Start Tackle Normal.png 50 100 Physical
Start Harden Normal.png N/A N/A Status
Start Bind Normal.png 15 85 Physical
6 Screech Normal.png N/A 85 Status
9 Rock Throw Rock.png 50 90 Physical
14 Rage Normal.png 20 100 Physical
17 Rock Tomb Rock.png 50 100 Physical
22 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
25 Sandstorm Rock.png N/A N/A Status
30 Rock Polish Rock.png N/A N/A Status
33 Slam Normal.png 80 75 Physical
38 Stealth Rock Rock.png N/A N/A Status
41 Dragonbreath Dragon.png 60 100 Special
46 Curse Ghost.png N/A N/A Status
49 Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75 Physical
54 Sand Tomb Ground.png 35 85 Physical
57 Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100 Physical
62 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM05 Roar Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM12 Taunt Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM23 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM41 Torment Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM64 Explosion Normal.png 250 100 Physical
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.png -- -- Status
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
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
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.png 60 90 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.png 80 100 Special
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Flail Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Block Normal.png -- --% Status
Defense Curl Normal.png -- --% Status
Rollout Rock.png 30 90% Physical
Rock Blast Rock.png 25 90% Physical
Rock Climb Normal.png 90 85% Physical
Heavy Slam Steel.png  ?? 100% Physical
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status


[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM

TM43: Secret Power
TM58: Endure
TM59: Dragon Pulse
TM78: Captivate
TM82: Sleep Talk
TM83: Natural Gift

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Ancientpower Rock.png 60 100% Special
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
Twister Dragon.png 40 100% Special

[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Onix Steelix
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Trade while holding Metal Coat

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Ice.png
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Poison.png
Rock.png
Steel.png
Fighting.png
Ground.png
Grass.png
Water.png
Fire.png
Normal.png
Poison.png
Electric.png
Rock.png
Fighting.png
Grass.png
Ground.png
Steel.png
Water.png
Ice.png

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