Slakoth (Pokémon)

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For Pokémon GO information on this species, see the game's section.
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Pokémon
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Slakoth
Slacker Pokémon
ナマケロ
Namakero
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Slakoth



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Normal Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Ability
Truant Cacophony
Cacophony
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
255 (43.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Field
Hatch time
15 cycles
Height
2'07" 0.8 m
Slakoth
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Weight
52.9 lbs. 24.0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
83
Gen. III-IV
Unknown
IV
56
V+
Leveling rate
Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
Slakoth
1
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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HP
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Sp.Atk
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Shape
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Footprint
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Pokédex color
Brown
Base friendship
70
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Slakoth (Japanese: ナマケロ Namakero) is a Normal-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

It evolves into Vigoroth starting at level 18, which evolves into Slaking starting at level 36.

Biology

Slakoth is a brown, quadrupedal Pokémon with sloth-like qualities. It has coarse, shaggy fur with two dark brown stripes on its back. There is a scruff of fur on top of its head, and it has a large, pig-like pink nose, pink eyelids, and dark rings around its eyes. It has long, lanky arms, but shorter legs. Each paw has two sharp claws, and there are pink paw pads on the back feet. Its underbelly and rear are also pink.

Slakoth lolls around and sleeps for more than twenty hours a day, which can make those around it drowsy. Since it does not move very much, it does not need much food and only eats three leaves each day. Its heart only beats once a minute. In Generation III, Slack Off was its signature move. It makes its nest in tropical forests, and keeps the same one during its entire life. However, it can travel far by swimming in rivers.

Prior to Generation V and in Generation IX, Slakoth and its fully evolved form, Slaking, are the only known Pokémon that can have Truant as an Ability.

Evolution

Slakoth evolves into Vigoroth, which evolves into Slaking.

(For specifics on this Pokémon's evolution in the games, refer to Game data→Evolution data.)

 
Unevolved
Slakoth
 Normal 

 
First evolution
Vigoroth
 Normal 

 
Second evolution
Slaking
 Normal 


In the anime

 
Slakoth in the anime
 
Shiny Slakoth in the anime

Major appearances

Slakoth physically debuted in Love, Petalburg Style and Balance of Power, under the ownership of Norman. It was used in his Gym battle against Ash, where it battled Pikachu and Torkoal. It proved to be a strong battler against Pikachu with its powerful Blizzard attack, but it lost to Torkoal's Flamethrower.

In The Garden of Eatin', multiple Slakoth were living in the Banana Slakoth Garden, which is run by Marcel. A Snorlax was eating all of the bananas in the garden, and no one was able to stop it until one of the Slakoth evolved into a Vigoroth and defeated it.

Minor appearances

Slakoth debuted in Max's flashback in Having a Wailord of a Time.

In The Ribbon Cup Caper, a Slakoth was at the S.S. St. Flower's Pokémon Center.

A Slakoth appeared in The Champ Twins!.

In Camping It Up!, Mitchell used a Slakoth during the first activity of the Pokémon Summer Academy.

A Slakoth appeared in Ghoul Daze!.

In Playing the Performance Encore!, a Coordinator's Slakoth and Shroomish competed in the Battle Stage of the Daybreak Contest.

A Slakoth appeared in Lumiose City Pursuit!.

In Raid Battle in The Ruins!, a Shiny Slakoth was part of Shane Seeker's Shiny Pokémon collection, as shown in his Pokédex.

A Trainer's Slakoth appeared in Restore and Renew!.

In The Good, The Bad, and The Lucky!, Jessie pulled a Slakoth from the Rocket Prize Master, which did absolutely nothing to help her.

In The Mew from Here!, a Slakoth was seen on Faraway Island.

A Slakoth appeared in Rocket Revengers!.

A Slakoth appeared in The Pendant That Starts It All: Part One.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG069 Slakoth May's Pokédex Slakoth, the Slacker Pokémon. Slakoth is generally found sleeping and very few ever witness it in motion.

In the manga

Ash & Pikachu

Norman's Slakoth appeared in I'll Win With My Own Battle Style!!.

Pokémon Adventures

Alecsey (Japanese: ヒロキ Hiroki) owns a Slakoth nicknamed Slokath (Japanese: ケンタロ Kentarō). It competed in a Pokémon Contest in Tripped Up by Torkoal.

In It All Ends Now V, Norman used two Slakoth to try and stop Rayquaza from fleeing from its confines.

A Slakoth appeared in The Transfer Student.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Ginji's Rescue Team

A Slakoth appeared in I Want to be Human Again!.

Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire

Norman owns a Slakoth, as seen in There's Someone More Important Than Clefairy?!, where it swallows the Balance Badge and Red's Clefairy helps to retrieve it from its stomach.

In the TCG

Main article: Slakoth (TCG)

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III Hoenn
#036
Kanto
#—
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.
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.
FireRed It sleeps for 20 hours every day. Making drowsy those that see it is one of its abilities.
LeafGreen
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#—
Diamond It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold The way Slakoth lolls around makes anyone who watches it feel like doing the same.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
B2W2: #276
Black It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
White
Black 2 If it eats just three leaves in a day, it is satisfied. Other than that, it sleeps for 20 hours a day.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#037
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.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sword, Shield, and Legends: Arceus.
Brilliant Diamond It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
Shining Pearl
Generation IX Paldea
#78
Kitakami
#—
Scarlet It sleeps for 20 hours every day. Making drowsy those that see it is one of its abilities.
Violet The way Slakoth lolls around makes anyone who watches it feel like doing the same.


 
Slakoth in the Paldea Pokédex

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
Emerald
Petalburg Woods
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Eterna Forest (Swarm)
Platinum
Eterna Forest (Swarm)
HeartGold SoulSilver
Route 25 (Headbutt trees*)
Pal Park
Forest
Generation V
Black
Trade
White
White Forest
Black 2 White 2
Breed Vigoroth or Slaking
Dream World
Dream Park
Generation VI
X Y
Trade
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Petalburg Woods
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Breed Vigoroth or Slaking
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Trade
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Eterna Forest (Swarm)
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
South Province: Area One, Area Three, Area Five
Tera Raid Battles (2★)


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Pinball: R&S
Forest (Both Fields)
Trozei!
Huge Storage 3, Endless Level 50, Forever Level 9, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Sinister Woods (10F-12F), Joyous Tower (18F-20F)
Ranger
Olive Jungle
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Crevice Cave (B1F-B10F, Lower Crevice Cave B1F-B4F), Mt. Avalanche (1F-19F)
MD Sky
Crevice Cave (B1F-B10F, Lower Crevice Cave B1F-B4F), Mt. Avalanche (1F-19F)
Ranger: SoA
Ranger School
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Canyon: Rugged Flats
Rumble U
Magical Lake: Dual Launchers
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 1Mo
Rumble World
Legend Terrain: Bastion of Beginnings (Entrance, Center, Back)
Picross
Area 10: Stage 06
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Rayquaza Sea, Celebi SeaFinal
Generation VIII
MD DX
Slakoth: Sinister Woods (10F-12F), Joyous Tower (18F-20F), Purity Forest (17F-20F), Fantasy Strait (22F-24F)
Fainted Pokémon: Fiery Field
Cross-Generation
Shuffle
Blau Salon: Stage 432


Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
60
120 - 167 230 - 324
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
60
58 - 123 112 - 240
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Total:
280
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
1/2
Power
1/2
Skill
1/2
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
9/13


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation IX, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Scratch Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Yawn Normal Status 0000 00——% 10
066 Encore Normal Status 0000 100100% 5
099 Slack Off Normal Status 0000 00——% 5
1414 Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100100% 15
1717 Amnesia Psychic Status 0000 00——% 20
2222 Covet Normal Physical 06060 100100% 25
2525 Throat Chop Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
3030 Counter Fighting Physical 0000 100100% 20
3333 Flail Normal Physical 0000 100100% 15
3838 Play Rough Fairy Physical 09090 09090% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Slakoth
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Slakoth
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001  TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM005  TM005 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
TM007  TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM018  TM018 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM022  TM022 Chilling Water Water Special 05050 100}}100% 20
TM025  TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM027  TM027 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM031  TM031 Metal Claw Steel Physical 05050 095}}95% 35
TM034  TM034 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM035  TM035 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM036  TM036 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM043  TM043 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM047  TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM049  TM049 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM050  TM050 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM057  TM057 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
TM058  TM058 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM059  TM059 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 090}}90% 15
TM061  TM061 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM064  TM064 Bulk Up Fighting Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM066  TM066 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TM067  TM067 Fire Punch Fire Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM068  TM068 Thunder Punch Electric Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM069  TM069 Ice Punch Ice Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM070  TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM071  TM071 Seed Bomb Grass Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM080  TM080 Metronome Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM083  TM083 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM085  TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM086  TM086 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM102  TM102 Gunk Shot Poison Physical 120120 080}}80% 5
TM103  TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM105  TM105 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM114  TM114 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TM122  TM122 Encore Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 5
TM125  TM125 Flamethrower Fire Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM126  TM126 Thunderbolt Electric Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM127  TM127 Play Rough Fairy Physical 09090 090}}90% 10
TM128  TM128 Amnesia Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM130  TM130 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM135  TM135 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM141  TM141 Fire Blast Fire Special 110110 085}}85% 5
TM143  TM143 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TM166  TM166 Thunder Electric Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TM168  TM168 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM171  TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM192  TM192 Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Slakoth
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or an alternate form of Slakoth
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
After You Normal Status —% 15
Body Slam Normal Physical 85 100% 15
Crush Claw Normal Physical 75 95% 10
Curse Ghost Status —% 10
Hammer Arm Fighting Physical 100 90% 10
Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
Slash Normal Physical 70 100% 20
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15
Tickle Normal Status 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Slakoth
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Slakoth
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Slakoth
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball RS
   
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
 
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 11.3%
Friend Area: Energetic Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP Duhhhh... I'm not just loafing... Duhhh...
26%-50% HP Huhhh? My HP is down by half?
1%-25% HP Duhhh... I'm tired... I can't move anymore...
Level up Did I level up? But I'm still... Duhhh...
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
  Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
 

Body size: Standard (1 tile)
How to Recruit: Feed an Apple to in a dungeon
Connected to: Kakuna, Cacnea
Connection Orb Set: 3

Phrases
Normal I may look lazy, but I'm actually lazier.
Low HP (< 50%) I'm sleepy...I know I'm always sleepy, though.
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Normal
Poké Assist: None Field move:  
(Cut ×1)
Loops: 6 Min. exp.: 30 Max. exp.: 40
Browser entry R-162
Like the name suggests, Slakoth is slow. However, its claws can't be overlooked.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Normal
Poké Assist:  
Normal
Field move:  
(Cut ×1)
Browser entry R-032
It hardly ever does anything. It may try a cutting slash on occasion.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
  Walking Speed: 3.33 seconds Base HP: 51
Base Attack: 67 Base Defense: 47 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Normal
Attack Power: ★★★★

 

Pokémon Shuffle
 
Normal
  Attack Power: 40 - 90   5

#595
 

Mind Zap
Delays your opponent's disruptions.


Pokémon GO
  Base HP: 155 Base Attack: 104 Base Defense: 92
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 5 km Evolution Requirement:   25
Fast Attacks: Yawn
Charged Attacks: Body Slam, Night Slash, Brick Break

Evolution data

 
Unevolved
Slakoth
 Normal 
 
Level 18
 
First evolution
Vigoroth
 Normal 
 
Level 36
 
Second evolution
Slaking
 Normal 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
           
           
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
           
           
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
       
       
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Front Back Front Back
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
400px 400px
Cross-Generation
HOME
   
  For other sprites and images, please see Slakoth images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

Origin

Slakoth is based on sloths,[1] perhaps specifically the two-toed sloth. It also has some similarities to human infants, such as spending more time sleeping than awake, and primarily lying on its stomach, as babies do not have the muscle mass to hold themselves upright.

Slakoth's evolutionary line goes through three stages of energy, where Slakoth is lazy, Vigoroth becomes extraordinarily energetic, and later Slaking becomes lazy again. This may be a reference to the Sphinx's riddle, in which the baby crawls on four legs, the adult has the most energy and walks on two legs, and the old man walks on three legs, one of which is a cane. In the case of Slaking, two legs and an arm touch the ground in its most preferable position.

Name origin

Slakoth may be a combination of slack off and sloth.

Namakero may be a combination of 怠ける namakeru (to slack off/laze around) and 樹懶 namakemono (sloth).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
  Japanese ナマケロ Namakero From 樹懶 namakemono and 怠け者 namakemono
  French Parecool From paresseux and cool
  Spanish Slakoth Same as English name
  German Bummelz From bummeln and Faulpelz
  Italian Slakoth Same as English name
  Korean 게을로 Geulro From 게으르다 ge-eureuda and 나무늘보 namuneulbo
  Mandarin Chinese 懶人獺 / 懒人獭 Lǎnréntà / Lǎnréntǎ*
懶人翁 / 懒人翁 Lǎnrénwēng*
From 樹懶 / 树懒 shùlǎn, 懶人 / 懒人 lǎnrén, and 樹懶 / 树獭 shùtà / shùtǎ
From 樹懶 / 树懒 shùlǎn, 懶人 / 懒人 lǎnrén, and 主人翁 zhǔrénwēng
  Cantonese Chinese 懶人獺 Láahnyàhnchaat*
懶人翁 Láahnyàhnyūng*
From 樹懶 syuhláahn, 懶人 láahnyàhn, and 樹懶 syuhchaat
From 樹懶 syuhláahn, 懶人 láahnyàhn, and 主人翁 jyúyàhnyūng


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nintendo Dream Volume 84, February/March 2003 (English translation written by Jacob Newcomb and commissioned by Dr. Lava)

External links

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