type Pokémon (Metal-type in the TCG) are made of, or coated with, steel. They, along with -type Pokémon and -type Pokémon, are the three types that represent earth's minerals (all three are immune to the Sandstorm weather condition) with steel representing metal. Steel Pokémon are known for their resilience and strength.-
Magnemite and Magneton were the first Pokémon to be reclassified from a single-type ( -types) to a / dual-type. This was because, like the -type, Pokémon were not introduced until Generation II, and the Magnemite family were first introduced in Generation I.
Steel-type Pokémon possess 11 resistances, higher than any other single Pokémon type. They also have a full immunity toattacks. They are highly effective against and -types but have weaknesses to , and -type attacks.
Steel-types are renowned for having the largest amount of resistances defensively, but also have a large amount of weaknesses, including Fire and Water.
As of Generation VI, Steel-types lose their resistances to Dark and Ghost types, but they resist Fairy types.
- There are 19 Steel-type moves.
- In battles: Physical moves stand out.
- In contests: Cool moves stand out.
List of Steel-type moves
Effectiveness of Steel-type moves
Weaknesses and resistances of the Steel type
Known Steel Pokémon Trainers
|Johto Gym Leader Jasmine||Hoenn Champion Steven||Sinnoh Gym Leader Byron||Kalos Elite Four Wikstrom||Valora Warlord Ieyasu||Warlord Servant Tadakatsu|
Steel Pokémon families
|Unevolved||First evolution||Second evolution||Other type and info|
|Pineco||Forretress||-||; Only Forretress is Steel|
|Onix||Steelix||-||; Only Steelix is Steel|
|Scyther||Scizor||-||; Only Scizor is Steel|
|Aron||Lairon||Aggron||; Only Mega Aggron is pure Steel|
|Piplup||Prinplup||Empoleon||; Only Empoleon is Steel|
|Burmy||Wormadam||-||; Trash Cloak|
|Riolu||Lucario||-||; Only Lucario is Steel|
|Nosepass||Probopass||-||; Only Probopass is Steel|
|Drilbur||Excadrill||-||; Only Excadrill is Steel|
|Karrablast||Escavalier||-||; Only Escavalier is Steel|
Delta Species Steel Pokémon
- Charizard (Electric)
- Blastoise (Fighting)
- Beedrill (Bug)
- Pidgeot (Electric)
- Pichu - Pikachu - Raichu
- Sandslash (Ground)
- Nidoran♀ - Nidorina - Nidoqueen
- Vileplume (Psychic)
- Crobat (Poison)
- Meowth (Dark) - Persian (Dark)
- Kingler (Fire)
- Marowak (Fighting)
- Starmie (Water)
- Magikarp - Gyarados (Electric)
- Eevee - Vaporeon (Water)/Jolteon (Electric)/Flareon (Fire)/Espeon (Psychic)/Umbreon (Dark)
- Dragonite (Electric)
- Mewtwo (Fire)
- Ledyba - Ledian
- Azumarill (Water)
- Tyranitar (Fire)
- Mightyena (Dark)
- Gardevoir (Psychic)
- Flygon (Grass)
- Cradily (Dark)
- Armaldo (Fighting)
- Salamence (Fire)
- Metagross (Electric)
- Latias (Electric)
- Latios (Electric)
- Rayquaza (Electric or Water)