Slack Off (move)

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Move data

Type Normal
Category Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Introduced Generation 3

Effects

Slack Off recovers up to 50% of the user's maximum HP.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Normalium Z and uses its Z-Power, Slack Off turns into Z-Slack Off and eliminates any stat drops applied to the user, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the user.

Game descriptions

Ruby/Sapphire
Emerald
Slacks off and restores half the maximum HP.
FireRed/LeafGreen The user slacks off and restores its HP by half its full HP.
Diamond/Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold/SoulSilver
The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP.
Black/White
Black 2/White 2
The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP.
X/Y
O.Ruby/A.Sapphire
The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half of its max HP.
Sun/Moon The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half of its max HP.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Slack Off at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Sun & Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

SlowpokeSlowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 36
SlowbroSlowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 36
SlakothSlakoth
#287 / Normal
Level 9
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
Level 1
SlakingSlaking
#289 / Normal
Level 9
ChimcharChimchar
#390 / Fire
Level 41
MonfernoMonferno
#391 / Fire · Fighting
Level 49

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Slack Off as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

HippopotasHippopotas
#449 / Ground
Field
HippowdonHippowdon
#450 / Ground
Field