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Slowpoke (Pokémon)

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A Slowpoke appeared in ''[[EP156|The Psychic Sidekicks!]]'' as one of the Pokémon living in [[Len Town]].
 
A Trainer's Slowpoke appeared in ''[[EP168|Hook, Line, and Stinker]]'', where it participated in the annual {{p|Seaking}} [[Seaking Catching DayCompetition|Catching Competition]].
 
A Slowpoke appeared in ''[[EP169|Beauty and the Breeder]]'', under the ownership of a {{tc|Pokémon Breeder}} participating in [[Pokémon Beauty Contest|a Pokémon breeding competition]].
===Origin===
{{bulbanews|On the Origin of Species: Slowpoke, Slowbro and Slowking}}
Due to its marine nature, shape, and association with {{wp|shellfish}}, Slowpoke may be based on various species of {{wp|otter}}. It may also be based on a {{wp|giant salamander}} or {{wp|hippopotamus}}.
 
Its ability to regenerate its own tail if cut off refers to {{wp|autotomy}}.
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