In the main series
Clemont owns a Magnemite that first appeared in Clemont's Got a Secret!. It stays at the Lumiose Gym.
Magnemite debuted in Sparks Fly for Magnemite. Ash and his friends were in Gringey City while the power went out. When they were looking around for the cause of the power outage, Magnemite showed up and was attracted to Ash's Pikachu, who had a cold. When a group of Grimer and its Muk leader were chasing Ash and his friends, a group of other Magnemite, along with Magneton, helped fight them off.
In Get Along, Little Pokémon, Ethan used multiple Magnemite to harness electrical energy from bolts of lightning during thunderstorms, with this energy being given to towns without power. One of the Magnemite, nicknamed Number 6, evolved into a Magneton to save Ash and Pikachu from Team Rocket.
In The Poké Spokesman, a group of phony Pokémon interpreters used three Magnemite to attack a Pokémon Center until Simon convinced them to stop.
In Current Events, ten Magnemite served as security guards for an electric company's power station. They first attacked Team Rocket, who had sneaked into the power station. Later on, Ash saw the door had been opened by someone, and upon investigation, he was also attacked by the Magnemite.
Jasmine's Magnemite debuted in Fight for the Light!. It sat perched on her shoulder. Magnemite was later used in her Gym battle with Ash in Nerves of Steelix!; it battled Pikachu, who was able to defeat Magnemite with Quick Attack.
In Watt's with Wattson?, Wattson owns a Magnemite. Much like Jasmine's Magnemite, this Magnemite battled Pikachu during Ash's Gym battle against Wattson. It was defeated when Pikachu became overpowered. Three wild Magnemite also appeared later in the episode.
In All Torkoal, No Play!, multiple Magnemite were part of a pack of Steel-type Pokémon in the Valley of Steel bullying a wild Torkoal.
In PK13, a Magnemite attacked Meowth and Wobbuffet with Thunder Wave, but it was quickly defeated by Wobbuffet's Counter.
In Giratina and the Sky Warrior, an army of Magnemite and Magneton, led by a Magnezone, was owned by Zero. He mainly used them as a swarm to trap or capture targets by linking together around them.
In Camping It Up!, Brock temporarily trained a Magnemite provided by the Pokémon Summer Academy. Unlike the rest of the group, he had no problems bonding with and educating his Pokémon.
In Expedition to Onix Island!, a wild Magnemite lived on a deserted island. It attacked Iris and Axew with an Electric attack after Iris got too close it.
Two Magnemite appeared in Team Plasma's Pokémon Power Plot!, Meowth, Colress and Team Rivalry!, and Ash and N: A Clash of Ideals!, both under the ownership of Team Plasma Grunts.
Ren owns a Magnemite nicknamed Francois (Japanese:フランソワーズ Françoise). In Best Friend...Worst Nightmare!, it helped Ren during a power outage at the Cerise Laboratory, and it later pointed Professor Cerise and Chrysa to its Trainer's location. It reappeared in a flashback in A Chilling Curse!.
In Pikachu's Vacation, a Magnemite was at the Pokémon Theme Park.
In Lights, Camera, Quack-tion, two Magnemite were lighting technicians for the film Pokémon in Love.
In Pikachu Re-Volts, four Magnemite were controlled by Cassidy and Butch at Mandarin Island North.
In The Power of One, multiple Magnemite sensed the disturbance caused by Lawrence III.
Multiple wild Magnemite appeared in Pikachu's Rescue Adventure.
In Beauty and the Breeder, a Pokémon Breeder's Magnemite participated in a Pokémon breeding competition.
In The Legend of Thunder!, multiple Magnemite were lured by the "Miracle Crystal" used by Attila and Hun.
In As Clear As Crystal, a Magnemite was affected by a crystal that gave a lake the ability to heal Electric-type Pokémon.
In You Said A Mouthful!, a Magnemite was one of the Pokémon inside Anthony's Pelipper's mouth so Pelipper could employ its Electric attacks.
A Magnemite appeared in A Fan with a Plan!.
In Training Daze, a Magnemite was partnered with two Team Rocket trainees.
A Magnemite appeared in the opening sequence of Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.
A Magnemite appeared in The Champ Twins!.
In Steeling Peace of Mind! and Saving the World From Ruins!, multiple Magnemite were disturbed by Team Galactic's interference on Iron Island.
Multiple Magnemite appeared in Cheers on Castaways Isle!.
In Gone With the Windworks!, Benjamin employs multiple Magnemite as guards for the Valley Windworks.
In Sticking With Who You Know!, a Magnemite belonged to Professor Kodama.
In Dawn of a Royal Day!, a Coordinator's Magnemite competed in the Arrowroot Contest.
Multiple Magnemite appeared in Iris and the Rogue Dragonite!.
Two Magnemite appeared in Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!, with one of them wearing a pink ribbon.
A Magnemite appeared in Summer of Discovery! on a Pokévision video icon.
A Magnemite appeared in A Campus Reunion!.
In The Future Is Now, Thanks to Determination!, multiple Magnemite were being controlled by Team Rocket.
In Lights! Camera! Pika!, Frank employs Magnemite alongside Swirlix and Heliolisk to provide the lighting whilst filming his movies.
In A Shocking Grocery Run!, four Magnemite belonged to different Trainers.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in They Might Not Be Giants!.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in Crystal-Clear Sleuthing!.
In I Choose You!, a Magnemite fell under the control of Marshadow.
Two Trainers' Magnemite appeared in Balloons, Brionne, and Belligerence!.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in Now You See Them, Now You Don't!.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in Getting a Jump on the Competition!.
Multiple Magnemite appeared in The Power of Us, with five under the ownership of different Trainers, one being wild, and the other two appearing during a flashback.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in Dummy, You Shrunk the Kids!.
In Securing the Future!, multiple Trainers' Magnemite joined the rest of Alola in showering Necrozma with light so it could return to its true form.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in Turning the Other Mask!.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in Heart of Fire! Heart of Stone!.
Two Trainers' Magnemite appeared in The Dealer of Destruction!.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in A High-Speed Awakening!.
Two Magnemite appeared in The Final Four!, with one under the ownership of a Trainer near Team Rocket's food truck and the other appearing in a fantasy.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in Exhibition Unmasked!.
In Legend? Go! Friends? Go!, a Trainer's Magnemite took part in a Raid Battle against a Lugia.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in The Sinnoh Iceberg Race!.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in A Chilling Curse!.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in Restore and Renew!.
Four Magnemite appeared in A Crackling Raid Battle!.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in Getting More Than You Battled For!.
|| Ash's Pokédex
|| Magnemite, a Magnet Pokémon. Its means of floating through the air are not understood. This very mysterious Pokémon is of the Electric type.
|| Ash's Pokédex
|| Magnemite, the Magnet Pokémon. It's able to float through the air and emits Thunder Wave through its magnet-shaped units located on its sides.
In the Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 Animated Trailer
Magnemite (left) in the animated trailer
A Magnemite appeared in the Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Animated Trailer, under the ownership of a Team Plasma Grunt. It surrounded Nate, Hugh, and Cheren aboard the Plasma Frigate.
In Pokémon Origins
In File 3: Giovanni, a Magnemite was imprisoned at the Rocket Hideout.
In Pokémon Generations
In The Chase, an International Police SWAT team's Magnemite was used during the raid on the Viridian Gym, during which it destroyed a door lock.
A Magnemite appeared in The Lake of Rage, under the ownership of a Team Rocket Grunt. Along with Grimer, Raticate, Golbat, and Houndoom, it was defeated by Lance's Dragonite during Lance and Ethan's infiltration of the Team Rocket HQ.
A soldier's Magnemite appeared in The Redemption, during a fantasy of a story from the past. It was one of the many Pokémon fighting in the great war of Kalos 3,000 years previously.
In the Magical Pokémon Journey manga
A Magnemite appeared in How Do You Do, Pikachu?.
In the Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl manga
A Magnemite appeared in PDP25.
In the Pocket Monsters HGSS manga
Multiple Magnemite appeared in PMHGSS06.
A Magnemite appeared in PMHGSS11.
In the Pokémon Adventures manga
- Main article: Clemont's Magnemite
Multiple Magnemite debuted aboard the S.S. Anne in Danger: High Voltorb as some of the Pokémon ready to attack Red; however, it is unclear if they belong to Lt. Surge or his Sailor. They reappeared in Buzz Off, Electabuzz!, where they were searching the ship for Red.
In Holy Moltres, a Team Rocket Grunt used a Magnemite to battle Blaine's Arcanine and Rapidash.
Lt. Surge used two Magnemite to act as chains to trap Red so he could attack him in Go for the Golbat.
In Lapras Lazily, a wild Magnemite appeared in the abandoned Power Plant in Blue's flashback of how he met Agatha. Later, in Electro Magneton, three wild Magnemite and a Magneton attacked Blue and Evan. After Blue's Machamp defeated the Magneton, the wild Magnemite escaped.
Lt. Surge used a Magnemite to get Morty's attention so he could help locate Gold and Silver in Hello, Lickitung.
Later, in Magnificent Magnemite, Lt. Surge used a Magnemite to fight Morty's Misdreavus, using electromagnetism to shield attacks as well as to fire Zap Cannon. The fight, however, ended in a draw due to Misdreavus using Destiny Bond.
A Magnemite appeared in The Last Battle XIII as one of the Pokémon sent to participate in the fight in Ilex Forest.
Wattson's two Magnemite were first seen with his Electrike in Plugging Past Electrike I, where they battled some Pokémon belonging to children.
Ty's Magnemite appeared in What Would You Do for a Whismur?, where it battled Team Magma at the Rusturf Tunnel.
The Battle Tower rented a Magnemite, which was stolen by Guile Hideout in The Final Battle VII. It reappeared in a flashback in The Final Battle VIII.
Multiple Magnemite were among the Electric-type Pokémon that charged the Prism Tower during a blackout in PS562.
Multiple Magnemite appeared in a flashback in Flabébé Blooms.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in The Decision and the Tournament of Six.
In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga
A Magnemite appeared in Let's Aim For The Goal!.
Black owns a Magnemite in Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys.
In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga
Green caught a Magnemite, as seen in Good Luck at the Big Pokémon Athletic Meet!.
A Magnemite appeared in Fierce Competition at the Pokémon Baseball Tournament!, where it was one of the Pokémon that took part in a baseball match.
A Magnemite appeared in Get that 10 Billion Yen!! (Special Side-Story).
Giovanni sent out a Magnemite in an attempt to battle Squirtle in Squirtle, the Crybaby Pokémon. It reappeared in Good-Bye, Pikachu?!.
A Magnemite appeared in Pikachu's Birthday Party.
In the Pokémon Zensho manga
A Magnemite appeared in PZ04, under the ownership of Lt. Surge.