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 2′07″ (0.8 m)
Weight 52.9 lbs (24.0 kg)
Abilities Truant
Local № 036 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
276 (Black 2/White 2)
037 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
Japanese Namakero

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 56
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 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)

Name origin

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

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.

Moves learned by Slakoth

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1YawnNormal
6EncoreNormal 100
9Slack OffNormal
14Feint AttackDark 60
17AmnesiaPsychic
22CovetNormal 60 100
25Chip AwayNormal 70 100
30CounterFighting 100
33FlailNormal 100
38Play RoughFairy 90 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
CurseGhost
Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
Night SlashDark 70 100
PursuitDark 40 100
SlashNormal 70 100
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
TickleNormal 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
CovetNormal 60 100
Fire PunchFire 75 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Gunk ShotPoison 120 80
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnoreNormal 50 100
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Slakoth 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-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1YawnNormal
6EncoreNormal 100
9Slack OffNormal
14Feint AttackDark 60
17AmnesiaPsychic
22CovetNormal 60 100
25Chip AwayNormal 70 100
30CounterFighting 100
33FlailNormal 100
38Play RoughFairy 90 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormal
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Crush ClawNormal 75 95
CurseGhost
Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
Night SlashDark 70 100
PursuitDark 40 100
SlashNormal 70 100
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
TickleNormal 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Slakoth 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-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Sucker PunchDark 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Slakoth sprites

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