Mega Steelix Raid Guide

Mega Steelix Raid guide

Ground  /  Steel

Mega Steelix is an easy Mega Raids raid boss to defeat, with a CP value of 39825. 5 trainers should be more than enough to defeat Mega Steelix in the raid. Mega Steelix is vulnerable to Water, Grass, Ice type moves and mainly weaker to Pokémon such as Kyogre, Palkia, Keldeo, Avalugg, Mamoswine. Defeating Mega Steelix in a raid will only encounter Steelix (not Mega form) but will earn you Mega Steelix candy.

Mega Steelix can obtain below CP values when defeated.

  • 1635 - 1724 CP during Snow and Sunny / clear weather conditions.
  • 1308 - 1379 CP during other weather conditions.

Mega Steelix is not available at the moment in raids and the last recently available date was June 7, 2022. Shiny Steelix is also available from raids in the game.

Weather boost

Mega Steelix raids will be boosted during Snow and Sunny / clear weather conditions.

Ground type Damage Relations

Double damage from: Water
Double damage to: Poison
Half damage from: Poison
Half damage to: Bug
No damage from: Electric
No damage to: Flying

Mega Steelix Raid Counters

  • Kyogre

    Kyogre is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   Hydro Pump   Surf   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Palkia

    Palkia is a Water, Dragon type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Tail   Hydro Pump   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Keldeo

    Keldeo is a Water, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Jet   Hydro Pump   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Avalugg

    Avalugg is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Avalanche   and fast moves: Ice Fang   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Mamoswine

    Mamoswine is a Ice, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Avalanche   and fast moves: Powder Snow   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Gyarados

    Gyarados is a Water, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Hydro Pump   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Vaporeon

    Vaporeon is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Aqua Tail   Hydro Pump   Water Pulse   and fast moves: Water Gun   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Tangrowth

    Tangrowth is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Power Whip   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Vine Whip   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Manaphy

    Manaphy is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Bubble Beam   Surf   and fast moves: Bubble   Waterfall   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Shaymin

    Shaymin is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Energy Ball   Grass Knot   Solar Beam   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Regice

    Regice is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   and fast moves: Frost Breath   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Virizion

    Virizion is a Grass, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Leaf Blade   which is effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Lapras

    Lapras is a Water, Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   Hydro Pump   Surf   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Water Gun   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Milotic

    Milotic is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   Surf   and fast moves: Waterfall   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Articuno

    Articuno is a Ice, Flying type Pokémon with charged moves: Blizzard   Ice Beam   Icy Wind   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Ice Shard   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Exeggutor

    Exeggutor is a Grass, Psychic type Pokémon with charged moves: Seed Bomb   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Bullet Seed   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Chesnaught

    Chesnaught is a Grass, Fighting type Pokémon with charged moves: Energy Ball   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Vine Whip   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Glaceon

    Glaceon is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Avalanche   Ice Beam   Icy Wind   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Ice Shard   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Beartic

    Beartic is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Ice Punch   Surf   and fast moves: Powder Snow   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Leafeon

    Leafeon is a Grass type Pokémon with charged moves: Energy Ball   Leaf Blade   Solar Beam   and fast moves: Razor Leaf   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Torterra

    Torterra is a Grass, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Solar Beam   and fast moves: Razor Leaf   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Suicune

    Suicune is a Water type Pokémon with charged moves: Bubble Beam   Hydro Pump   Ice Beam   Water Pulse   and fast moves: Ice Fang   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Cryogonal

    Cryogonal is a Ice type Pokémon with charged moves: Aurora Beam   Solar Beam   Water Pulse   and fast moves: Frost Breath   Ice Shard   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

  • Swampert

    Swampert is a Water, Ground type Pokémon with charged moves: Muddy Water   Surf   and fast moves: Water Gun   which are effective against Mega Steelix.

Mega Steelix Mega counters

Mega Abomasnow, Mega Blastoise, Mega Venusaur are best Mega counters to battle with Mega Steelix if you have Mega evolved Pokemon or Mega candy.

Mega Steelix moves set

Mega Steelix will use below moves during the battle.

Crunch Charged Dark 21.9
Dragon Tail Fast Dragon 13.6
Earthquake Charged Ground 33.3
Heavy Slam Charged Steel 33.3
Iron Tail Fast Steel 13.6
Thunder Fang Fast Electric

Mega Steelix raids weather impact

Here is how each weather condition boosts Mega Steelix moves and impacts your Pokemon during the battle with Mega Steelix.

Cloudy Great for battle
Fog Boosts Crunch Great for battle
Partly cloudy Great for battle
Rainy Boosts Thunder Fang Great for battle
Snow Boosts Heavy Slam
Boosts Iron Tail
Great for battle
Sunny / clear Boosts Earthquake Earthquake is bad for Water type Pokemon, Earthquake is bad for Ice type Pokemon, Earthquake is bad for Grass type Pokemon
Windy Boosts Dragon Tail Dragon Tail is bad for Ice type Pokemon, Earthquake is bad for Grass type Pokemon

Steelix stats

Attack: 179
Defence: 270
HP: 9000
Max CP (level 50): 2824
Max HP (level 50): 140

Shiny Steelix

There is a chance that you may encounter a shiny Steelix if you win the raid.

Raid events