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Introduced in Generation VII
Steelium Z (Japanese: ハガネＺ Steel Z) is a type of Z-Crystal introduced in Pokémon Sun and Moon. It is the type-specific Z-Crystal associated with the Steel type and allows Pokémon to upgrade their Steel-type moves to Z-Moves.
In the core series games
S M US UM N/A
Can create Steelium Z held items for the player's Pokémon.
Allows the holder to upgrade its
Steel-type damaging moves to the Z-Move Corkscrew Crash or upgrade its Steel-type status moves into Z-Moves.
Unaffected by item negating effects (such as
Embargo and Klutz). Item manipulating effects (such as Trick and Fling) cannot remove a Z-Crystal from a Pokémon.
Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Steel-type form. Rayquaza cannot Mega Evolve if it holds a Z-Crystal.
Outside of battle
A held Steelium Z is automatically removed if the Pokémon is
traded between players.
Multitype changes an Arceus holding this item to its Steel-type form.
S M US UM It converts Z-Power into crystals that upgrade Steel-type moves to Steel-type Z-Moves.
S M US UM This is a crystallized form of Z-Power. It upgrades Steel-type moves to Z-Moves.
Acquisition In the anime
A Steelium Z in the
A Steelium Z appeared in
, where A Grand Debut! Hapu presented Ash with a box full of type-specific Z-Crystals and allowed him to choose one of them as his prize for defeating her. Ash let Pikachu make the choice, and he chose the Steelium Z. In , the Beauty is Only Crystal Deep! Ultra Guardians used it, along with Ash's Grassium Z, Normalium Z, Solganium Z, and Rockium Z, and Lillie's Icium Z, as bait for a Pheromosa.
Another Steelium Z appeared in
, where it was one of the Z-Crystals stolen by a Beauty is Only Crystal Deep! Pheromosa.
A full set of replicas of the type-specific Z-Crystals, including the Steelium Z, appeared in
, where they were shown to Ash and A Team-on-Team Tussle! his classmates by Professor Kukui.
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