Onix

Onix
イワーク
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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.

Onix can be found at Glittering Cave and a Rock-Type Friend Safari in X and Y. In Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, Onix can be found at Granite Gave and in two Mirage Cave locations.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Onix makes appearances at Phobos Drill, Endless Level 46, Forever Level 23 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Onix can be found at Magma Cavern 21F-23F and Magma Cavern's Deepest Grounds 1F & 2F, and Southern Cavern 40F-50F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Onix can be found at Chasm Cave B1-B8 and Mt. Travail 1F-19F at random. Onix is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Chocolate Island 10F-15F.

Onix has yet to appear in a Pokémon Ranger game as of writing.

Onix can be found at Terrera and Cragspur in Pokémon Conquest.

[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 and the Mystery of Mew.

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

[edit] Manga

Brock's Onix also appears in the Manga, making appearances in Chapters 5, 33, 48, 150, 151, 154 & 155.

Bruno owns two Onix, which make appearances in Chapters 73-75, 78, 84 and 85.

Roark uses his own Onix in Chapters 342 and 411.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

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

[edit] Area Locations

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)
Black 2/White 2 5% Twist Mountain
Relic Passage
Clay Tunnel
Underground Ruins
Black 2/White 2 20% (Shaking Spots) Twist Mountain
Relic Passage
Clay Tunnel
Underground Ruins
Victory Road
X/Y Rock Smash Cyllage City
Glittering Cave: 1F
X/Y Unknown% Glittering Cave: 3D Area (shadow spot)
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire DexNav Granite Cave
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire 10%
40%
Mirage Cave: North of Fortree City
Mirage Cave: South East

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red As it grows, the stone portions of its body harden to become similar to diamond, but colored black.
Blue As it grows, the stone portions of its body harden to become similar to diamond, but colored black.
Yellow Burrows at high speed in search of food. The tunnels it leaves are used as homes by Digletts.
II Gold It twists and squirms through the ground. The thunderous roar of its tunneling echoes a long way.
Silver It rapidly bores through the ground at 50 MPH by squirming and twisting its massive, rugged body.
Crystal As it digs through the ground, it absorbs many hard objects. This is what makes its body so solid.
III 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.
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.
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.
FireRed It usually lives underground. It searches for food while boring its way through the ground at 50 miles per hour.
LeafGreen As it grows, the stone portions of its body harden to become similar to black-colored diamonds.
IV Diamond When it travels underground, it causes rumbling and tremors. It can move at 50 MPH.
Pearl It squirms through the ground using its long and rugged body. It always eats while burrowing.
Platinum It burrows through the ground at a speed of 50 MPH while feeding on large boulders.
HeartGold It twists and squirms through the ground. The thunderous roar of its tunneling echoes a long way.
SoulSilver It rapidly bores through the ground at 50 MPH by squirming and twisting its massive, rugged body.
V Black It burrows through the ground at a speed of 50 MPH while feeding on large boulders.
White It burrows through the ground at a speed of 50 MPH while feeding on large boulders.
Black 2 Opening its large mouth, it ingests massive amounts of soil and creates long tunnels.
White 2 Opening its large mouth, it ingests massive amounts of soil and creates long tunnels.
VI X Burrows at high speed in search of food. The tunnels it leaves are uses as homes by Diglett.
Y It usually lives underground. It searches for food while boring its way through the ground at 50 miles per hour.
Omega 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.
Alpha 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.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
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
Speed
70
130 145 239 262

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Mud Sport Ground.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start Harden Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Bind Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
4 Curse Ghost.gif N/A N/A Other.png
7 Rock Throw Rock.gif 50 90 Physical.png
10 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
13 Rage Normal.gif 20 100 Physical.png
16 Stealth Rock Rock.gif N/A N/A Other.png
19 Rock Polish Rock.gif N/A N/A Other.png
20 Gyro Ball Steel.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
22 Smack Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
25 Dragonbreath Dragon.gif 60 100 Special.png
28 Slam Normal.gif 80 75 Physical.png
31 Screech Normal.gif N/A 85 Other.png
34 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
37 Sand Tomb Ground.gif 35 85 Physical.png
40 Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
43 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
46 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
49 Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
52 Sandstorm Rock.gif N/A N/A Other.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM23 Smack Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM64 Explosion Normal.gif 250 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.gif 60 90 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM91 Flash Cannon Steel.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM96 Nature Power Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM06 Rock Smash Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Block Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Defense Curl Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Flail Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Heavy Slam Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Rock Blast Rock.gif 25 90 Physical.png
Rock Climb Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
Rollout Rock.gif 30 90 Physical.png
Rototiller Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bind Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
Block Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 85 100 Special.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Iron Head Steel.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Snore Normal.gif 50 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Past Moves

[edit] Generation III Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Self-Destruct Normal.gif 200 100 Physical.png

[edit] Generation IV

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Ancientpower Rock.gif 60 100 Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
Twister Dragon.gif 40 100 Special.png
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Onix
Trade (Holding Metal Coat)


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fighting.gif
Ground.gif
Grass.gif
Water.gif
Fire.gif
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Poison.gif
Electric.gif
Rock.gif
Fighting.gif
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