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Slaking Slaking #289 - Lazy Pokemon

Hear Slaking's Cry
type Normal
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 7'7" 2.0 m
weight 287.8 lb. 130.5 kg
National: #289 | Hoenn: #038

Family Family


Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Ground 3,825

Moves Moves


TruantSkips every second turn.

Level-up Moves

1ScratchNormalPhysical4035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
1Slack OffNormalNone--10--Heals the user by half its max HP.
1YawnNormalNone--10--Target sleeps at the end of the next turn.
1EncoreNormalNone--5100%Forces the target to repeat its last used move every turn for 2 to 6 turns.
7EncoreNormalNone--5100%Forces the target to repeat its last used move every turn for 2 to 6 turns.
13Slack OffNormalNone--10--Heals the user by half its max HP.
19Faint AttackDarkPhysical6020--Never misses.
25AmnesiaPsychicNone--20--Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.
31CovetNormalPhysical6040100%Takes the target's item.
36SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
37CounterFightingPhysical120100%Inflicts twice the damage the user received from the last physical hit it took.
43FlailNormalPhysical115100%Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.


TM1Focus PunchFightingPhysical15020100%If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.
TM3Water PulseWaterSpecial6020100%Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.
TM5RoarNormalNone--20100%Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokemon.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM8Bulk UpFightingNone--20--Raises the user's Attack and Defense by one stage.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM12TauntDarkNone--20100%For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial120570%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM22SolarbeamGrassSpecial12010100%Requires a turn to charge before attacking.
TM24ThunderboltElectricSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to paralyze the target.
TM25ThunderElectricSpecial1201070%Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
TM26EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM30Shadow BallGhostSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM34Shock WaveElectricSpecial6020--Never misses.
TM35FlamethrowerFireSpecial9515100%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM38Fire BlastFireSpecial120585%Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
TM40Aerial AceFlyingPhysical6020--Never misses.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
HM1CutNormalPhysical503095%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Egg Moves


Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
410 - 504410 - 504410 - 504
292 - 377325 - 419357 - 460
184 - 269205 - 299225 - 328
Sp. Attack95
175 - 260195 - 289214 - 317
Sp. Defense65
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
184 - 269205 - 299225 - 328

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
210 1,250,000 45 70 HP: 3 points

Damage Taken

Normal 1x
Fighting 2x
Flying 1x
Poison 1x
Ground 1x
Rock 1x
Bug 1x
Ghost 0x
Steel 1x
Fire 1x
Water 1x
Grass 1x
Electric 1x
Psychic 1x
Ice 1x
Dragon 1x
Dark 1x
Fairy 1x

Images Images


Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2This Pokemon lives lying on its side. It only rolls over and moves when there is no more grass to eat.
White 2
HeartGoldThe world's laziest Pokemon. It moves to another spot when there's no food left within its reach.
RubySLAKING 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 Pokemon reluctantly moves to another spot.
SapphireWherever SLAKING live, rings of over a yard in diameter appear in grassy fields. They are made by the Pokemon as it eats all the grass within reach while lying prone on the ground.
EmeraldHordes of SLAKING gather around trees when fruits come into season. They wait around patiently for ripened fruits to fall out of the trees.
FireRedIt is the world's most slothful Pokemon. However, it can exert horrifying power by releasing pent-up energy all at once.

Other Other

Name Etymology Slack + king
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