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Onix (Base Set 56)

Onix LV.12
イワーク Iwark
Team Plasma
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Onix
Type Fighting
Hit Points 90
retreat cost
English expansion Base Set
Rarity Common
English card no. 56/102
Japanese expansion Expansion Pack
Japanese rarity Common
Expansion Base Set 2
Rarity Common
English card no. 84/130
Card GB set Laboratory
Card GB ID D26
Card GB 2 set Beginning Pokémon
Card GB 2 ID A37
Expansion Legendary Collection
Rarity Common
English card no. 84/110
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Onix.

Onix (Japanese: イワーク Iwark) is a Fighting-type Basic Pokémon card. It was first released as part of the Base Set.

Card text

Fighting Rock Throw
FightingFighting Harden
During your opponent's next turn, whenever 30 or less damage is done to Onix (after applying Weakness and Resistance), prevent that damage. (Any other effects of attacks still happen.)

Pokédex data

Onix - Rock Snake Pokémon
No. Height Weight
095 28'10" (8.8 m) 463 lbs. (210 kg)
Pokédex entry
As it grows, the stone portions of its body harden to become similar to a diamond, though colored black.

Release information

This card was released in the English Base Set, originating from the Japanese Expansion Pack. It was included in the Trainer Deck A, which was given to prototype Pokémon Leagues before the Base Set's official release. All cards in this deck have a red border and "Trainer Deck A" printed on the back. It was later reprinted in the English Base Set 2 and Legendary Collection expansions.



Rock Throw and Harden are both moves in the Pokémon games that Onix can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Red and Blue, though it is slightly reworded. The Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Red and Green.

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