The Dex! Metagross! Episode 15
Season -, Episode 15
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Air date Apr 30, 2013
Written by Alex Faciane, Kellie Whisler
Directed by The National Dex
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The Dex! Metagross! Episode 15 is the fifteenth episode of The Dex Trivia and Battle Strategy series. It's hosted by Engineer Alex and Pokekellz and it covers the Iron Leg Pokemon, Metagross! It was aired on April 30th, 2013 and can be viewed here.

"Every week on The Dex, Alex and PokeKellz present battle strategy and trivia for a different Pokemon! This week, it's Metagross, the Iron Leg Pokemon!" - YouTube description


Intro Trivia Edit

  • Metagross is the result of a fusion between two Metang.
  • Metagross hunts by floating around and pinning down it's prey with it's large body
  • It has four brains from the result of the Beldum/Metang fusions, making it smarter than a supercomputer. It uses this knowledge in battle.

Pokemon Etymology Edit

  • Metagross's name is made up of Metal and Gross
  • Gross is a term for the number 144, which is 12*12
  • Metagross weighs 1212.5 pounds, which is 12 and 12

Battle Strategy Edit


Bulky Attacker Edit

  • Item: Leftovers
  • Ability: Clear Body
  • Nature: Adamant (+Attack, -Sp. Attack)
  • EVs: HP, Attack and Sp. Defense
  • Moves:
    • Meteor Mash
    • Pursuit
    • Stealth Rocks
    • Earthquake
  • Metagross can use it's good bulk to set up hazards, and dish out damage with STAB Meteor Mash
  • Earthquake is a hard-hitting coverage option, while Pursuit is used when predicting switches
  • Metagross needs to be wary of strong Fire and Ground types, like Volcarona and Landorus

Random Thoughts Edit

  • Metagross can run a Choice Band with it's huge Attack stat
  • It's excellent stats can also help it run a Mixed Wall-Breaker set with a Life Orb
  • Metagross's bulk can allow it to use multiple set up moves in the same set like Agility and Hone Claws

Gallery Edit

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