Slack Off (move)

Slack Off
なまける Slack Off
Slack Off VIII.png
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Type  Normal
Category  Status
PP  10 (max. 16)
Power  —
Accuracy  —%
Priority  {{{priority}}}
  • Does not make contact
  • Not affected by Protect
  • Not affected by Magic Coat
  • Affected by Snatch
  • Not affected by Mirror Move
  • Not affected by King's Rock
Target
Foe Foe Foe
Self Ally Ally
Affects the user
Availability
Introduced  Generation III
Condition  Cute
Appeal  1
Jam  0  
The appeal works better the later it is performed.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  0  
Increased Voltage is added to the performance score.
Condition  Cute
Appeal  4 ♥♥♥♥
Jamming  0  
Makes the audience quickly grow bored when an appeal move has little effect.

Slack Off (Japanese: なまける Slack Off) is a non-damaging Normal-type move introduced in Generation III. Prior to Generation IV, it was the signature move of Slakoth and Slaking.

Effect

The user recovers half of its maximum HP.

If powered up by a Normalium Z into Z-Slack Off, all of the user's lowered stats are reset.

Slack Off can be used as the second move of a Pokémon Contest combination, with the user gaining 1 bonus appeal point if Yawn was used in the previous turn.

Description

Games Description
RSEColo.XD Slacks off and restores half the maximum HP.
FRLG The user slacks off and restores its HP by half its full HP.
DPPtHGSSPBR
BWB2W2
The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP.
XYORAS
SMUSUM
SwShBDSPLA
The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half of its max HP.


Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Types Egg Groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
079   Slowpoke
 
 
Monster Water 1 39 36 36 36 33
079   Slowpoke
Galarian Form
  Monster Water 1 33
080   Slowbro
 
 
Monster Water 1 41 36 36 36 33
080   Slowbro
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1 33
199   Slowking
 
 
Monster Water 1 33
199   Slowking
Galarian Form
 
 
Monster Water 1 33
287   Slakoth
  Field Field 13 13 13 13XY
9ORAS
9 9BDSP
288   Vigoroth
  Field Field 1BDSP
289   Slaking
  Field Field 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13 1, 13XY
1, 9ORAS
1, 9 1, 9BDSP
390   Chimchar
  Field Human-Like 39 41 41 41 41BDSP
391   Monferno
 
 
Field Human-Like 46 49 49 49 49BDSP
392   Infernape
 
 
Field Human-Like 1BDSP
449   Hippopotas
  Field Field 52
450   Hippowdon
  Field Field 62
866   Mr. Rime
 
 
Human-Like Human-Like 1
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

# Pokémon Types Parent
Egg Groups
Egg Move
II III IV V VI VII VIII
449   Hippopotas
  Field Field BDSP
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In other games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

In Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team, Slack Off is a move with 17PP. It heals the user for ¼ of user's maximum HP. This move is affected by Taunt and Snatch.

Pokémon UNITE

In Pokémon UNITE, Slack Off is Slowbro's second move. The user takes a nap, healing over the duration. Taking damage during the channel will reduce the amount healed. After reaching level 6, it is replaced by either Amnesia or Telekinesis.

Description

Games Description
MDRB
MDTDS
Restores the user's HP by half its maximum HP.
BSL じぶんの HPを さいだいHPの 1/5だけ かいふくする
MDGtI  UNUSED
SMD
MDRTDX
It restores your HP.


In the anime

       
Slaking
The user slacks off, restoring any energy it lost
Pokémon Method
User First Used In Notes
  Slaking Slaking yawns and relaxes. The injured parts of its body then sparkle with white energy and its body becomes momentarily covered in a light green, waving aura, restoring its lost health.
Sawyer's Slaking Analysis Versus Passion! Debut


In the manga

Pokémon Adventures


In other generations

Core series games

Side series games

Spin-off series games

Trivia

  • In Generation III, the status screen erroneously states that the move has 100% accuracy, even though it targets the user (thus it ignores accuracy and evasion checks).

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 偷懶 Tāuláahn *
懶惰 Láahndoh *
Mandarin 偷懶 / 偷懒 Tōulǎn *
懶惰 / 懒惰 Lǎnduò *
  Dutch Gas terug
  French Paresse
  German Tagedieb
  Greek Τεμπέλιασμα
Ξεκούραση
  Italian Pigro
  Korean 태만함 Taemanham
  Polish Lenistwo
  Brazilian Portuguese Relaxar
  Serbian Opuštanje
Spanish   Latin America Relajar
  Spain Relajo
  Vietnamese Buông Lơi



Variations of the move Recover
  RecoverSoft-BoiledMilk DrinkSlack OffHeal OrderRoost


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