If Skill Swap is used on a Pokémon with this ability by a Pokémon that's been in battle for more than five turns, will the ability affect the user? Whatever the answer may be, it should be put on this page. TorchicBlaziken (talk•edits) 15:30, 7 December 2008 (UTC)
- Yeah, Skill Swap resets the ability so the Pokémon that recieves Slow Start will have its stats lowered for five turns. TESHIGIGAS 15:49, 7 December 2008 (UTC)
Can you use psych up on a Pokemon with heightened to undo the effects of Slow Start? Kyurem6667 22:15, 12 April 2012.
Yes. I have done this in Doubles teaming up Regigigas with Whimsicott, and Whimsicott has Prankster, so it got rid of Regi's ability, and I am pretty sure it went back up to full power after losing Slow Start Sailor Mercury Fanboy (talk) 01:34, 11 January 2015 (UTC)