Slack Off (move)

Move data

Type Normal
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
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.

Other languages

English Slack Off
Japanese なまける (Namakeru)
German Tagedieb
French Paresse
Italian Pigro
Spanish Relajo

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
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half of its max HP.
Sword​/​Shield 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 Sword & Shield and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Slowpoke
#079 / Water · Psychic
Level 33
Slowpoke
Galarian Slowpoke
#079 / Psychic
Level 33
Slowbro
#080 / Water · Psychic
Level 33
Slowbro
Galarian Slowbro
#080 / Poison · Psychic
Level 33
Slowking
#199 / Water · Psychic
Level 33
Hippopotas
#449 / Ground
Level 52
Hippowdon
#450 / Ground
Level 62
Mr. Rime
#866 / Psychic · Ice
Level 1