Battling against steel Pokemon can be very tough! Their impenetrable defenses, numerous resistances & single immunity give them many opportunities to sponge damage from your attacks before striking back themselves.
In general, steel type Pokemon have top-rated defense, special defense and attack stats. They are usually pretty slow, though.
Steel type Pokemon are weak to:
Use attacks of these types to deal double damage against steel types. It's super effective!
fighting fire ground
These types resist steel type attacks:
Use Pokemon of these types to take half damage from an opponent's steel type attacks. It's not very effective.
Great Pokemon to use against steel types:
These Pokemon learn super effective attacks or have useful resistances (or both!)
Camerupt (fire / ground)
Blaziken (fire / fighting)
Infernape (fire / fighting)
Swampert (water / ground)
Magneton (electric / steel)
Lucario (fighting / steel)
Read more: The ULTIMATE Pokemon Type Weakness Guide
Good attacks to use against steel type Pokemon:
Break brick (fighting)
Aura sphere (fighting)
Flare blitz (fire)
Heat wave (fire)
Earth power (ground)
High horsepower (ground)