Slakoth

Slakoth is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Slacker Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 287
Type Normal
Species Slacker Pokémon
Height 0.8 m (2′07″)
Weight 24.0 kg (52.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Truant
Local № 036 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
276 (Black 2/White 2)
037 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
078 (Scarlet/Violet)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 56
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 60
112 240
Defense 60
112 240
Sp. Atk 35
67 185
Sp. Def 35
67 185
Speed 30
58 174
Total 280 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 Slakoth.

Evolution chart

(Level 18) (Level 36)

Slakoth changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby SLAKOTH lolls around for over twenty hours every day. Because it moves so little, it does not need much food. This POKéMON’s sole daily meal consists of just three leaves.
Sapphire SLAKOTH’s heart beats just once a minute. Whatever happens, it is content to loaf around motionless. It is rare to see this POKéMON in motion.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It sleeps for 20 hours every day. Making drowsy those that see it is one of its abilities.
Emerald It sleeps virtually all day and night long. It doesn’t change its nest its entire life, but it sometimes travels great distances by swimming in rivers.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
The way SLAKOTH lolls around makes anyone who watches it feel like doing the same.
Black
White
It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
Black 2
White 2
If it eats just three leaves in a day, it is satisfied. Other than that, it sleeps for 20 hours a day.
X The way Slakoth lolls around makes anyone who watches it feel like doing the same.
Y If it eats just three leaves in a day, it is satisfied. Other than that, it sleeps for 20 hours a day.
Omega Ruby Slakoth lolls around for over 20 hours every day. Because it moves so little, it does not need much food. This Pokémon’s sole daily meal consists of just three leaves.
Alpha Sapphire Slakoth’s heart beats just once a minute. Whatever happens, it is content to loaf around motionless. It is rare to see this Pokémon in motion.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
Scarlet It sleeps for 20 hours every day. Making drowsy those that see it is one of its abilities.
Violet The way Slakoth lolls around makes anyone who watches it feel like doing the same.

Moves learned by Slakoth

Moves learnt by level up

Slakoth learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1YawnNormalStatus
6EncoreNormalStatus 100
9Slack OffNormalStatus
14HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
17AmnesiaPsychicStatus
22CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
25Throat ChopDarkPhysical 80 100
30CounterFightingPhysical 100
33FlailNormalPhysical 100
38Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90

Egg moves

Slakoth learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Slakoth gen 9 learnset 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
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TickleNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by level up

Slakoth learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1YawnNormalStatus
6EncoreNormalStatus 100
9Slack OffNormalStatus
14RestPsychicStatus
17AmnesiaPsychicStatus
22CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
25HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
30CounterFightingPhysical 100
33FlailNormalPhysical 100
38Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90

Egg moves

Slakoth learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Slakoth gen 8 learnset 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
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
TickleNormalStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Slakoth is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Slakoth sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Slakoth  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Slakoth  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Slakoth  sprite from Black & White Slakoth  sprite from X & Y Slakoth  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Slakoth Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Slakoth Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Slakoth Shiny sprite from Black & White Slakoth Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Slakoth

Ruby
Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Petalburg Woods
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Eterna Forest
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 25
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Breed Vigoroth/Slaking
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
Sun
Moon
Breed Vigoroth/Slaking
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
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Eterna Forest
Legends: Arceus Not available in this game
Scarlet
Violet
South Province (Area Three), South Province (Area Five)

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Slakoth
Japanese ナマケロ (Namakero)
German Bummelz
French Parecool

Name origin

slack
slow or lazy; full name sounds like ‘slack off’
sloth
a mammal commonly known for being slow