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Slowking (Pokémon)

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Origin
===Origin===
{{bulbanews|On the Origin of Species: Slowpoke, Slowbro and Slowking}}
Slowking's shell makes it similar to {{wp|hermit crab}}s, though it is physically similar to {{wp|giant otter}}s, {{wp|giant salamander}}s, and {{wp|hippopotamus}}es. Its shell "crown" may also be a reference to the mythical {{wp|sazae-oni}}, a magical sea demon of {{wp|Japanese folklore}} distinguished by its spiny "sazae" or "turban shaped" snail shell. It is also based on a king, as the growth around its neck is based on a king's {{wp|Ruff (clothing)|ruff}} while its shell is similar to a crown.
 
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