Metal Coat is an item in Pokmon Go that serves two purposes. It is used to evolveScyther into Scizor and Onix into Steelix. This is currently the only way to evolve these Pokmon, so many trainers with either of them in their line-up are wondering how to obtain them.
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What Pokemon can you evolve with metal coat?
Metal Coat. Currently, there are two applicable Pokemon for this item: Onix, who can now be evolved into Steelix using 1 Metal Coat and 50 Onix Candy. Scyther can also use 1 Metal Coat and 50 Scyther Candy to evolve into Scizor.
When was the metal coat added to Pokemon Go?
The Metal Coat was added to Pokmon GO on February 16, 2017. The Metal Coat is required to evolve certain Pokmon in Pokmon GO : Onix requires 50 Onix Candy and a Metal Coat to evolve into Steelix. Scyther requires 50 Scyther Candy and a Metal Coat to evolve into Scizor.
What is a metal coat?
A coating that can make certain species of Pokmon evolve. It is a special metallic film. Special evolution items like the Metal Coat first arrived back with the second generation of Pokmon, and are now required when evolving Pokmon such as Scizor and Scizor and Steelix and Steelix.
How do you evolve Arceus with metal coat?
In Pokmon Legends: Arceus, due to the absence of held items, the Metal Coat simply needs to be used on Onix or Scyther to trigger the evolution, though the item is still consumed. Powers up steel-type moves. (HOLD)