Slaking

Slaking is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Lazy Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 289
Type Normal
Species Lazy Pokémon
Height 2.0 m (6′07″)
Weight 130.5 kg (287.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Truant
Local № 038 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
278 (Black 2/White 2)
039 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 HP
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 252
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 steps)

Base stats

HP 150
410 504
Attack 160
292 460
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 100
184 328
Total 670 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Slaking.

Evolution chart

(Level 18) (Level 36)

Slaking changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby SLAKING spends all day lying down and lolling about. It eats grass growing within its reach. If it eats all the grass it can reach, this POKéMON reluctantly moves to another spot.
Sapphire Wherever SLAKING live, rings of over a yard in diameter appear in grassy fields. They are made by the POKéMON as it eats all the grass within reach while lying prone on the ground.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It is the world’s most slothful POKéMON. However, it can exert horrifying power by releasing pent-up energy all at once.
Emerald Hordes of SLAKING gather around trees when fruits come into season. They wait around patiently for ripened fruits to fall out of the trees.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The world’s laziest Pokémon. When it is lounging, it is actually saving energy for striking back.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
The world’s laziest Pokémon. It moves to another spot when there’s no food left within its reach.
Black
White
The world’s laziest Pokémon. When it is lounging, it is actually saving energy for striking back.
Black 2
White 2
This Pokémon lives lying on its side. It only rolls over and moves when there is no more grass to eat.
X The world’s laziest Pokémon. It moves to another spot when there’s no food left within its reach.
Y It is the world’s most slothful Pokémon. However, it can exert horrifying power by releasing pent-up energy all at once.
Omega Ruby Slaking spends all day lying down and lolling about. It eats grass growing within its reach. If it eats all the grass it can reach, this Pokémon reluctantly moves to another spot.
Alpha Sapphire Wherever Slaking live, rings of over a yard in diameter appear in grassy fields. They are made by the Pokémon as it eats all the grass within reach while lying prone on the ground.

Moves learned by Slaking

Moves learnt by level up

Slaking learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EncoreNormalStatus 100
1FlingDarkPhysical 100
1Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
1PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1Slack OffNormalStatus
1SwaggerNormalStatus 85
1YawnNormalStatus
6EncoreNormalStatus 100
9Slack OffNormalStatus
14Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
17AmnesiaPsychicStatus
23CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
27Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
33CounterFightingPhysical 100
39FlailNormalPhysical 100
47FlingDarkPhysical 100
53PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
61Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Slaking learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SwaggerNormalStatus 85

Egg moves

Slaking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Slaking egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
CurseGhostStatus
Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TickleNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

Slaking can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Slaking. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
EndureNormalStatus Level up
Focus EnergyNormalStatus Level up
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100 Level up
Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80 Level up
Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90 Level up
ReversalFightingPhysical 100 Level up
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100 Level up
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100 Level up
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100 Move tutor

Moves learnt by TM

Slaking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Slaking can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Slaking learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EncoreNormalStatus 100
1FlingDarkPhysical 100
1Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
1PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1Slack OffNormalStatus
1SwaggerNormalStatus 85
1YawnNormalStatus
6EncoreNormalStatus 100
9Slack OffNormalStatus
14Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
17AmnesiaPsychicStatus
23CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
27Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
33CounterFightingPhysical 100
39FlailNormalPhysical 100
47FlingDarkPhysical 100
53PunishmentDarkPhysical 100
61Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90

Moves learnt on evolution

Slaking learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SwaggerNormalStatus 85

Egg moves

Slaking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Slaking egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Crush ClawNormalPhysical 75 95
CurseGhostStatus
Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TickleNormalStatus 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Sun & Moon by a previous evolution of Slaking. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
EndureNormalStatus Level up
Focus EnergyNormalStatus Level up
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100 Level up
Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80 Level up
Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90 Level up
ReversalFightingPhysical 100 Level up
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100 Level up
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

Slaking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

Transfer-only moves

Slaking can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDarkStatus Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Slaking sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Slaking  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Slaking  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Slaking  sprite from Black & White Slaking  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Slaking Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Slaking Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Slaking Shiny sprite from Black & White Slaking Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Slaking

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Slakoth/Vigoroth
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Slakoth/Vigoroth
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Slakoth/Vigoroth
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White Evolve Slakoth/Vigoroth
Black 2
White 2
Pinwheel Forest
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Slakoth/Vigoroth
Sun
Moon
Evolve Slakoth/Vigoroth
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Slaking
Japanese ケッキング (Kekking)
German Letarking
French Monaflèmit

Name origin

slack
slow or lazy; full name sounds like ‘slacking’
king
royalty