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Magnemite (Pokémon)

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Minor appearances
Magnemite is a seemingly robotic life formPokémon that has a gray, spherical metal body with blue-and-red tipped horseshoe magnets on each side and a single, large eye. It has three {{wp|Phillips head}} screws on its body: two near the bottom of its body, and the otherone on top of its head andthat looks similar to an antenna. The two bottom screws serve no noticeable purpose, although they may be its feet as the Pokédex identifies a footprint similar to that of the screw's head. Even though Magnemite and its evolved forms are mechanical creatures, [[EP101|the anime has shown]] that it has emotions and a way of reproducing. [[EP195|It has even exhibited]] the need to eat, although its main form of nutrients is electrical currents. It is commonly found in locations such as {{DL|List of Pokémon by habitat|Rough-terrain Pokémon|power plants or caves}} with a strong magnetic field. Despite its modern, artificial appearance, [[Media:Neo Premium File 2.jpg|Magnemite has been depicted in carvings]] discovered at the [[Ruins of Alph]], and has been present in [[AZ]]'s retelling of the Kalos war, indicating it has existed for at least 3,000 years.
The magnetic units on Magnemite's body create electromagnetic waves that allow it to defy gravity and can potentially disrupt electrical equipment. Magnemite is not known to be unnecessarily aggressive, but may approach Trainers with little notice. ItIf cana bewild attractedMagnemite to anythingis emitting electricity or a magnetic fieldapproached, including[[Escape#Wild gadgetsPokémon|it suchmay assimply a [[Pokétchflee]]. With modern electrical lines buried underground, Magnemite attacks on powerrare plants have increased. To prevent power outagesoccasions, these power plants deliberately spit out signalsas Magnemite cannotdoes standnot tocare wardfor them offinteraction. [[EP030|ItHowever, hasif evenattacked, beenit shown]]will tostart beretaliation attractedwith tonon-damaging electric Pokémon producing such fieldsmoves. In the care of a Trainer, it can be a devoted fighter. However, [[EP195|it has been demonstrated that]] it may be deterred unless a strong bond is formed with its Trainer. If a wild Magnemite is approached, [[Escape#Wild Pokémon|it may simply flee]] on rare occasions, as Magnemite do not care for interaction. However, if attacked, it will start retaliation with non-damaging moves.
Magnemite can be attracted to anything emitting electricity or a magnetic field, including gadgets such as a [[Pokétch]]. [[EP030|It has even been shown]] to be attracted to electric Pokémon producing such fields. With modern electrical lines buried underground, Magnemite attacks on power plants have increased. To prevent power outages, these power plants deliberately send out signals Magnemite cannot stand to ward them off.
==In the anime==
Ten Magnemite appeared in ''[[EP199|Current Events]]'', where they 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.
A Magnemite belonging to the [[Olivine City]] Gym Leader, [[Jasmine]], debuted in ''[[EP208|Fight for the Light!]]'', whereunder itthe ownership of [[Jasmine]]. It was seen riding on Jasmine's shoulder through the whole episode. ItMagnemite was later used in her [[Gym]] {{pkmn|battle}} with Ash in ''[[EP224|Nerves of Steelix!]]''; it battled {{AP|Pikachu}}, who was able to defeat Magnemite with {{m|Quick Attack}}.
A Magnemite appeared in ''[[AG040|Watt's with Wattson?]]'', under the ownership of [[Wattson]]. Much like Jasmine's Magnemite, this Magnemite battled Pikachu during Ash's Gym battle against Wattson. It was defeated when Pikachu became overpowered. Three {{pkmn2|wild}} Magnemite also appeared later on in the episode.
Multiple Magnemite appeared in ''[[AG058|All Torkoal, No Play!]]'', where they were among the {{type|Steel}} Pokémon in the [[Valley of Steel]] picking on a wild {{AP|Torkoal}}.
A Magnemite appeared in [[PK13]], where it attacked Meowth and Wobbuffet with {{m|Thunder Wave}}, but it was quickly defeated by Wobbuffet's {{m|Counter}}.
Multiple Magnemite appeared in ''[[M02|The Power of One]]''.
Multiple {{pkmn2|wild}} Magnemite appeared in ''[[PK04|Pikachu's Rescue Adventure]]''.
A Magnemite appeared in ''[[EP169|Beauty and the Breeder]]'', under the ownership of a {{tc|Pokémon Breeder}} participating in [[Pokémon Beauty Contest|a Pokémon breeding competition]].
Multiple Magnemite appeared in ''[[The Legend of Thunder!]]'', where they were among the {{ttype|Electric}} Pokémon that were lured by the "Miracle Crystal" that [[Attila]] and [[Hun]] were using in ''[[The Legend of Thunder!]]''.
A Magnemite appeared in ''[[EP242|As Clear As Crystal]]'' as one of the Pokémon affected by thea crystal that gave a lake the ability to heal {{type|Electric}} Pokémon.
A Magnemite appeared in ''[[AG010|You Said A Mouthful!]]''. It was one of the Pokémon inside {{OBP|Anthony|AG010}}'s {{p|Pelipper}}'s mouth.
Some Magnemite, their evolved form Magneton, a {{p|Steelix}}, and a {{p|Skarmory}} appeared in ''[[AG058|All Torkoal, No Play!]]'', where they were picking on a {{AP|Torkoal}} that had entered the [[Valley of Steel]].
A Magnemite appeared in ''[[AG077|A Fan with a Plan!]]''.
A Magnemite appeared in ''[[DP029|The Champ Twins!]]''.
A group ofMultiple Magnemite appeared in ''[[DP110|Steeling Peace of Mind!]]'' and ''[[DP111|Saving the World From Ruins!]]'', where they were some of the {{type|Steel}} Pokémon on [[Iron Island]] that had gone crazy due to [[Team Galactic]]'s actions.
Multiple Magnemite appeared in ''[[DP112|Cheers on Castaways Isle!]]''.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in ''[[SM083|Dummy, You Shrunk the Kids!]]''.
Multiple Trainers' Magnemite appeared in ''[[SM090|Securing the Future!]]'', where they joined the rest of Alola in showering {{DL|RecurringLight wild Pokémon in thetrio (anime)|Necrozma}} with light so it could return to its {{DL|List of Pokémon with form differences|Necrozma|true form}}.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in ''[[SM092|Turning the Other Mask!]]''.
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in ''[[SM103|Heart of Fire! Heart of Stone!]]''.
Two Trainers' Magnemite appeared in [[SM115]].
A Trainer's Magnemite appeared in [[SM120].
====Pokédex entries====
{{Animedexbody|EP030|Magnemite|Ash's Pokédex|Magnemite, a Magnet Pokémon. Its means of floating through the air are not understood. This very mysterious Pokémon is of the {{t|Electric}} type.}}
{{Animedexfooter/Pokémon|original|Kanto|text=Original series entries continue below.}}
{| width="100%" style="background: #{{colorschemedark|Kanto}}"
| width="100%" style="text-align:right; background: #{{colorschemelight|Kanto}}; {{roundybottom|10px}}" | <small>''' Original series entries continue below.'''</small>
{{Animedexbody|EP101|Magnemite|Ash's Pokédex|Magnemite, the Magnet Pokémon. It's able to float through the air and emits {{m|Thunder Wave}} through its magnet-shaped units located on its sides.}}
[[File:Lt Surge Magnemite Adventures.png|thumb|200px|Magnemite in [[Pokémon Adventures]]]]
===In the Pokémon Adventures manga===
Multiple Magnemite made their debutdebuted aboard the [[S.S. Anne]] in ''[[PS010|Danger: High Voltorb]]'' as manysome of the Pokémon ready to attack {{adv|Red}}; however, it is unclear if they belong to [[Lt. Surge]] or his {{tc|Sailor}}. They reappeared in ''[[PS011|Buzz Off, Electabuzz!]]'', where they were searching the ship for Red.
A Magnemite under the ownership of a {{tc|Team Rocket Grunt}} appeared in ''[[PS026|Holy Moltres]]'', where it was used 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 ''[[PS029|Go for the Golbat]]''.
In ''[[PS050|Lapras Lazily]]'', a {{pkmn2|wild}} Magnemite appeared in the abandoned Power Plant in Blue's flashback of how he met Agatha. Later, in ''[[PS051|Electro Magneton]]'', three wild Magnemite and a Magneton attacked {{adv|Blue}} and {{tc|Camper|[[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 {{adv|Gold}} and {{adv|Silver}} in ''[[PS141|Hello, Lickitung]]''.
[[Gabby and Ty|Ty]]'s Magnemite appeared in ''[[PS219|What Would You Do for a Whismur?]]'', where it battled [[Team Magma]] at the [[Rusturf Tunnel]].
The {{DLOBP|Battle Frontier (Tower|Generation III)|Battle Factory}} rented a Magnemite, which was stolen by [[Guile Hideout]] in ''[[PS334|The Final Battle VII]]''. It reappeared in a flashback in ''[[PS335|The Final Battle VIII]]''.
Multiple Magnemite were among the {{type|Electric}} Pokémon that charged the [[Prism Tower]] during a blackout in ''[[PAXY10|Pangoro Poses a Problem]]''.
===In the Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys manga===
{{GnB|Black}} owns a Magnemite in [[Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys|The Golden Boys]] manga.
==In the TCG==
====Trophy information====
''Instantly recognizable by the horseshoe magnets on either side of its body, this Magnet Pokémon uses electromagnetic waves to nullify gravity and float in midair. The sense of nostalgia it inspires has only been strengthened by the many years that have passed since its debut in the very first Pokémon games.''
===''{{mov|Detective Pikachu}}''===
A Magnemite appeared in ''{{mov|Detective Pikachu}}''.
==Game data==
===Pokédex entries===
{{Dex/Entry2|v=Red|v2=Blue|t2=FFF|entry=Uses anti-gravity to stay suspended. Appears without warning and uses {{m|Thunder Wave}} and similar moves.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Yellow|entry=It is born with the ability to defy gravity. It floats in air on powerful electromagnetic waves.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Gold|entry=It is attracted by electromagnetic waves. It may approach trainers if they are using their [[Pokégear]].}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Silver|entry=The units at the sides of its body generate anti-gravity energy to keep it aloft in the air.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Ruby|t=FFF|entry=Magnemite attaches itself to power lines to feed on electricity. If your house has a power outage, check your circuit breakers. You may find a large number of this Pokémon clinging to the breaker box.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Sapphire|t=FFF|entry=Magnemite floats in the air by emitting electromagnetic waves from the units at its sides. These waves block gravity. This Pokémon becomes incapable of flight if its internal electrical supply is depleted.}}
{{Dex/Entry2|v=Diamond|v2=Pearl|entry=The units at its sides generate electromagnetic waves that keep it airborne. It feeds on electricity.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Platinum|entry=The faster the units at its sides rotate, the greater the magnetic force they generate.}}
{{Dex/Entry2|v=Black|v2=White|t=FFF|entry=The faster the units at its sides rotate, the greater the magnetic force they generate.}}
{{Dex/Entry2|v=Black 2|v2=White 2|t=FFF|entry=The electromagnetic waves emitted by the units at the sides of its head expel antigravity, which allows it to float.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=X|t=FFF|entry=The units at the sides of its body generate antigravity energy to keep it aloft in the air.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Y|entry=It moves while constantly hovering. It discharges Thunder Wave and so on from the units at its sides.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Sun|entry=They gather in places where electricity is available. They can be found clinging to the steel towers used to support power lines.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Moon|entry=It sends out electromagnetic waves, which let it float through the air. Touching it while it's eating electricity will give you a full-body shock.}}
====By [[Level|levelingPokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, upEevee!]]====
=====By [[Level|leveling up]]=====
{{learnlist/level7|5|Thunder Shock|Electric|Special|40|100|30||'''}}
{{learnlist/level7|10|Thunder Wave|Electric|Status|—|90|20}}
{{learnlist/level7|15|Sonic Boom|Normal|Special|—|90|20}}
{{learnlist/level7|20|Light Screen|Psychic|Status|—|—|30}}
{{learnlist/level7|38|Flash Cannon|Steel|Special|80|100|10||'''}}
=====By [[TM]]/[[HM]]=====
{{learnlist/tm7|TM06|Light Screen|Psychic|Status|—|—|30}}
{{learnlist/tm7|TM16|Thunder Wave|Electric|Status|—|90|20}}
{{learnlist/tm7|TM54|Flash Cannon|Steel|Special|80|100|10||'''}}
====[[Pokémon Sun and Moon|Pokémon Sun, Moon]], [[Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon|Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon]]====
=====By [[Level|leveling up]]=====
=====By [[TM]]/[[HM]]=====
=====By {{pkmn|breeding}}=====
=====By [[Move Tutor|tutoring]]=====
|browser=Magnemite looses electricity to attack. It can also recharge your [[Capture Styler|Styler]].
|browser=It attacks by sending out bolts of electricity.
|browser=It restores the Styler Energy.
* In the [[Pokémon Red and Green beta|Pokémon Red and Blue beta]], Magnemite was originally known as "Coil", from its Japanese name.
* Magnemite, along with its evolution {{p|Magneton}}, were pure Electric-type Pokémon in Generation I, but became dual-type {{2t|Electric|Steel}} in Generation II. This makes them the first Pokémon to ever change typing with the progress of generations.
* Magnemite is the first Steel-type Pokémon in [[National Pokédex]] order.
* Despite most of Magnemite's Pokédex entries saying they are able to float through the air by employing powerful electromagnetic waves or even anti-gravity, Magnemite does not have the Ability {{a|Levitate}}, so it is still affected by {{type|Ground}} moves. However, starting in [[Generation IV]], Magnemite can learn {{m|Magnet Rise}}, which simulates Levitate for five turns.
* Magnemite, along with {{p|Magneton}}, has [[List of Pokémon that appear in every regional Pokédex|appeared in every regional Pokédex]]. This is due to the Sinnoh Pokédex's expansion in Platinum and the Unova Pokédex's expansion in Black 2 and White 2.
|zh_yue=小磁怪 ''Síuchìhgwaai''|zh_yuemeaning=Literally "Little magnetic monster"
|zh_cmn=小磁怪 ''Xiǎocíguài''|zh_cmnmeaning=Literally "Little magnetic monster"
|he=מגנמייט ''Magnemayt''|hemeaning=Transcription of English name
|hi=मॅगनेमाइट ''Magnemite''|himeaning=Transcription of English name
|ru=Магнемайт ''Magnemayt''|rumeaning=Transcription of English name