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Best Steel-Type Pokemon in Pokemon GO

There are plenty of very strong Steel-type Pokemon to choose from when battling in Gyms or against Raid bosses in Pokemon GO. These are the top 10 best Steel-types for attacking:

  • Metagross
  • Dialga
  • Zacian
  • Excadrill
  • Genesect
  • Scizor
  • Empoleon
  • Bisharp
  • Aggron
  • Lucario

Each of these Pokemon also has at least one powerful Steel-type attack, which you can find in the table below. Although, you may want to find out how to get Elite Fast and Charged TMs in Pokemon GO so that you can teach them these attacks!

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
MetagrossMetagross Pokemon GOBullet PunchMeteor Mash
DialgaDialga Pokemon GOMetal ClawIron Head
ZacianPokemon GO ZacianMetal ClawIron Head
ExcadrillExcadrill Pokemon GOMetal ClawIron Head
GenesectGenesect Pokemon GOMetal ClawMagnet Bomb
ScizorScizor Pokemon GOBullet PunchIron Head
EmpoleonEmpoleon Pokemon GOMetal ClawFlash Cannon
BisharpBisharp Pokemon GOMetal ClawIron Head
AggronAggron Pokemon GOIron TailHeavy Slam
LucarioPokemon GO LucarioBullet PunchFlash Cannon

Also, the more powerful your Pokemon, the more likely you are to win your battles. Here is the fastest way to earn Candy in Pokemon GO so you can quickly level up your strongest ‘Mon!

Dialga Pokemon GO

Best Steel-Type Mega Pokemon

The three best Steel-type Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO are:

All of these are extremely strong options and deal a lot of damage in Raids. What’s more, they also grant you and your teammates these great bonuses from Mega Evolution!

PokemonImageFast AttackCharged Attack
Mega AggronMega Aggron Pokemon GOIron TailHeavy Slam
Mega ScizorMega Scizor Pokemon GOBullet PunchIron Head
Mega SteelixMega Steelix Pokemon GOIron TailHeavy Slam

Read More: Every Mega Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Mega Aggron model next to Pokemon GO Trainer

What Is Steel Super Effective Against in Pokemon GO?

Steel-type attacks are super effective or not very effective against the following types:

Super EffectiveNot Very Effective
Fairy
Ice
Rock
Electric
Fire
Steel
Water

Pokemon GO Steel-Type Weaknesses & Resistances

Steel-type Pokemon have a whopping 11 resistances and just three weaknesses:

ResistancesWeaknesses
Bug
Dragon
Fairy
Flying
Grass
Ice
Normal
Poison (Double Resistance)
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Fighting
Fire
Ground

You’ll also want to have at least one strong Pokemon from each of the other 17 types in the game. These are the best Pokemon of each type in Pokemon GO:

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