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)

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.

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.
1ScratchNormalPhysical 40 100
1YawnNormalStatus
6EncoreNormalStatus 100
9Slack OffNormalStatus
14Feint AttackDarkPhysical 60
17AmnesiaPsychicStatus
22CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
25Chip AwayNormalPhysical 70 100
30CounterFightingPhysical 100
33FlailNormalPhysical 100
38Play RoughFairyPhysical 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 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

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Fire PunchFirePhysical 75 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Gunk ShotPoisonPhysical 120 80
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Shock WaveElectricSpecial 60
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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-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
EndureNormalStatus 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

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

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

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-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
EndureNormalStatus 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

Slakoth sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
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 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