October 27, 2017

Vancouver, BC: Metallis Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MTS) (the “Company” or “Metallis Resources”) announces that further to its August 23, 2017 news release, it has issued a total of 454,345 shares consisting of 357,421 shares at $0.3375 per share and 96,924 shares at $0.59 per share to settle outstanding debt for $177,815 for diamond drilling services provided for part of the 2017 Drilling Program at the Kirkham Property, in the Golden Triangle’s prolific Eskay Camp in Northern British Columbia.

The Company received TSX-V Exchange approval on October 24, 2017 for this transaction. The common shares issued pursuant to the Shares for Debt Transaction will be subject to a four-month hold period.

About the Kirkham Property

The 10,600 hectare Kirkham Property, prospective for gold-copper porphyry, high-grade gold and base metal mineralization, is located about 65 km north of Stewart, British Columbia within the prolific Golden Triangle region. The northern border of Kirkham is contiguous to Garibaldi Resources’ E&L Nickel Mountain Project, approximately 12 km southwest of the Eskay Creek mine.  The eastern border of Kirkham is within 15 to 20 km of Seabridge Gold’s KSM deposit and Pretium Resources’ Brucejack mine which is now in commercial production. 

About Metallis

Metallis Resources Inc. is a Vancouver-based company focused on the exploration of precious metals and base metals at its 100%-owned Kirkham Property in northwest British Columbia’s Golden Triangle. Metallis trades under the symbol MTS on the TSX Venture Exchange and currently has 29,296,809 shares issued and outstanding, including this transaction.

On behalf of the Board of Directors:

/s/ “Fiore Aliperti”
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

For further information:
Tel: 604-688-5077
Email: info@metallisresources.com
Web: www.metallisresources.com

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