Steelix best moveset in Pokémon GO

Moves

Steelix's best moveset in Pokémon GO is Iron Tail and Heavy Slam, with 9.62 damage per second, and it can deal 375.4 damage before Steelix faints. This is true when battling in neutral weather.

Best moves for Steelix are:
DPS9.62
TDO375.38
Score24.0
Boosted by
  • snow

All Steelix movesets ranked

Here is a complete list of Steelix movesets in Pokémon GO, ranked by their DPS and TDO. You can change the weather and the opposing Pokémon.

      #
      Fast Attack
      Charged Attack
      DPS
      TDO
      Score 🔽
      1.SteelIron Tail SteelHeavy Slam 9.62375.424.0
      2.SteelIron Tail GroundEarthquake 9.57373.723.9
      3.ElectricThunder Fang SteelHeavy Slam 9.26361.423.1
      4.DragonDragon Tail SteelHeavy Slam 9.22360.023.1
      5.SteelIron Tail DragonBreaking Swipe 9.20359.323.0
      6.DragonDragon Tail GroundEarthquake 9.15357.222.9
      7.ElectricThunder Fang GroundEarthquake 9.13356.622.8
      8.DragonDragon Tail DragonBreaking Swipe 8.67338.421.7
      9.ElectricThunder Fang DragonBreaking Swipe 8.47330.821.2
      10.SteelIron Tail PsychicPsychic Fangs 8.17318.820.4
      11.SteelIron Tail DarkCrunch 8.14317.820.3
      12.DragonDragon Tail DarkCrunch 7.69300.219.2
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      Steelix fast moves guide

      Moves

      Moves

      DragonDragon Tail15Damage9Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Dragon Tail
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Dragon
      • 62.5%
        • Steel
      • 39.1%
        • Fairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage15
      Energy9
      Weather boost
      • windyWindy
      Duration1.1s
      Damage window0.8s - 1.1s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage13
      Energy9

      Effects
      Dragon Tail has no special effects.
      See Dragon Tail details page ↗
      SteelIron Tail15Damage7Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Iron Tail
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Rock
        • Ice
        • Fairy
      • 62.5%
        • Steel
        • Fire
        • Water
        • Electric
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage15
      Energy7
      Weather boost
      • snowSnow
      Duration1.1s
      Damage window0.8s - 1.1s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage10
      Energy7

      Effects
      Iron Tail has no special effects.
      See Iron Tail details page ↗
      ElectricThunder Fang12Damage16Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Thunder Fang
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Flying
        • Water
      • 62.5%
        • Grass
        • Electric
        • Dragon
      • 39.1%
        • Ground
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage12
      Energy16
      Weather boost
      • rainRainy
      Duration1.2s
      Damage window0.4s - 0.9s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage8
      Energy5

      Effects
      Thunder Fang has no special effects.
      See Thunder Fang details page ↗

      Tabular view

      Fast Move
      Raid Battles
      Trainer Battles
      Name 🔼
      PWR
      DPS
      ENG
      EPS
      CD
      PWR
      ENG
      DPT
      EPT
      CD
      1513.6498.181.1s1394.333.002s
      1513.6476.361.1s1073.332.332s
      1210.001613.331.2s854.002.501s

      Legend - PWR stands for Power, DPS for damage per second, ENG for Energy generated per use, EPS for energy per second, CD for move duration, DPE for damage per energy point used. DPT and EPT stand for Damage and Energy per turn, and are only applicable in PvP.

      Steelix's Fast Moves Type Coverage

      NormalFightingFlyingPoisonGroundRockBugGhostSteelFireWaterGrassElectricPsychicIceDragonDarkFairy
      Dragon×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×0.4
      Steel×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6×0.6×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.6
      Electric×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×0.4×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×0.6×0.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0

      Steelix charge moves guide

      Moves

      Steelix has access to 5 Charge moves (Earthquake, Heavy Slam, Crunch, Psychic Fangs, and Breaking Swipe), which cover Ground, Steel, Dark, Psychic, and Dragon-type attacks. When using Earthquake and Heavy Slam you will benefit from STAB (Same-Type-Attack-Bonus), which increases the move damage by ×1.2.

      Moves

      GroundEarthquake140Damage100Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Earthquake
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Poison
        • Rock
        • Steel
        • Fire
        • Electric
      • 62.5%
        • Bug
        • Grass
      • 39.1%
        • Flying
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage140
      Energy100
      Weather boost
      • sunnySunny
      Duration3.6s
      Damage window2.7s - 3.5s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage110
      Energy65

      Effects
      Earthquake has no special effects.
      See Earthquake details page ↗
      SteelHeavy Slam70Damage50Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Heavy Slam
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Rock
        • Ice
        • Fairy
      • 62.5%
        • Steel
        • Fire
        • Water
        • Electric
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage70
      Energy50
      Weather boost
      • snowSnow
      Duration2.1s
      Damage window1.5s - 1.9s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage70
      Energy50

      Effects
      Heavy Slam has no special effects.
      See Heavy Slam details page ↗
      DarkCrunch70Damage33Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Crunch
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Ghost
        • Psychic
      • 62.5%
        • Fighting
        • Dark
        • Fairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage70
      Energy33
      Weather boost
      • fogFog
      Duration3.2s
      Damage window1.3s - 3.0s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage70
      Energy45

      Effects
      Special effectsSpecial

      Crunch has a 30.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      See Crunch details page ↗
      PsychicPsychic Fangs30Damage33Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Psychic Fangs
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Fighting
        • Poison
      • 62.5%
        • Steel
        • Psychic
      • 39.1%
        • Dark
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage30
      Energy33
      Weather boost
      • windyWindy
      Duration1.2s
      Damage window0.4s - 1.1s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage40
      Energy35

      Effects
      Special effectsSpecial

      Psychic Fangs has a 100.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      See Psychic Fangs details page ↗
      DragonBreaking Swipe35Damage33Energy
      Toggle more information for move: Breaking Swipe
      Type effectiveness chart
      • 160.0%
        • Dragon
      • 62.5%
        • Steel
      • 39.1%
        • Fairy
      Gym and Raid Battles
      Damage35
      Energy33
      Weather boost
      • windyWindy
      Duration0.8s
      Damage window0.3s - 0.7s
      Trainer Battles
      Damage50
      Energy35

      Effects
      Special effectsSpecial

      Breaking Swipe has a 50.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Attack by 20.0%
      See Breaking Swipe details page ↗

      Tabular view

      Charge Move
      Raid Battles
      Trainer Battles
      Name 🔼
      PWR
      DPS
      ENG
      DPE
      CD
      PWR
      ENG
      DPE
      Special effectsSpecial

      Breaking Swipe has a 50.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Attack by 20.0%
      3543.75331.430.8s50351.43
      Special effectsSpecial

      Crunch has a 30.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      7021.88331.563.2s70451.56
      14038.891001.693.6s110651.69
      7033.33501.402.1s70501.40
      Special effectsSpecial

      Psychic Fangs has a 100.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      3025.00331.141.2s40351.14

      Legend - PWR stands for Power, DPS for damage per second, ENG for Energy used, CD for move duration, DPE for damage per energy point used.

      Moves with Special Effects in PvP

      Special effectsSpecial

      Crunch has a 30.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      Special effectsSpecial

      Psychic Fangs has a 100.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Defense by 20.0%
      Special effectsSpecial

      Breaking Swipe has a 50.0% chance to:

      • Decrease Target's Attack by 20.0%

      Steelix's Charge Moves Type Coverage

      NormalFightingFlyingPoisonGroundRockBugGhostSteelFireWaterGrassElectricPsychicIceDragonDarkFairy
      Ground×1.0×1.0×0.4×1.6×1.0×1.6×0.6×1.0×1.6×1.6×1.0×0.6×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0
      Steel×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6×0.6×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.6
      Dark×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×0.6×0.6
      Psychic×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×0.4×1.0
      Dragon×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×0.6×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.0×1.6×1.0×0.4