Breloom < Slakoth > Vigoroth

Species Type
Slacker Pokémon Normal.png
Number Ability
#287 Truant
Height Weight
2'7" (0.8m) 52.9 lbs (24kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
N/A Vigoroth
Egg Group Catch Rate
Field 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 HP Point

Slakoth (ナマケロ) is the 36th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Normal Type, and it is known as the Slacker Pokémon.

Slakoth uses the Truant Ability. This Ability restricts it from attacking on consecutive turns.

Slakoth gain the opportunity to evolve into a Vigoroth starting at Level 18. It can evolve a second time into Slaking starting at Level 36.

Slakoth is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Slakoth 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

As its name implies, Slakoth takes on the appearance of a sloth.

[edit] Gender Differences

Slakoth doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Slakoth appears in the Petalburg Woods in Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald.

In Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, Slakoth appear in the Eterna Forest during a Swarm, an event that starts to occur once the Elite 4 is defeated and the National Pokédex has been obtained.

Slakoth can be found by using Headbutt on a Special Tree Route 25 in Heart Gold and Soul Silver. The Special Tree is the second tree to the left at the northwest corner of the route.

Slakoth appears at White Forest in Pokémon White. In Black 2 and White 2, the only way to obtain a Slakoth is to breed one of its evolved forms.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Slakoth appears at Huge Storage 3, Endless Level 50, Forever Level 9 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Slakoth appears at Sinister Woods 10F-12F and Joyous Tower 18F-20F in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Slakoth appears at Crevice Cave at random B1-B10, DP B1-B4 and Mt. Avalanche at random from B1-B19. Slakoth appears in all three versions of Mystery Dungeon 3. It appears at the first 10 floors of Secret Archipelago in Blazing Adventure Squad, the first 10 floors of Secret Highland in Stormy Adventure Squad, and the first 10 floors of Secret Rockmountain in Light Adventure Squad.

Slakoth appears at the Olive Jungle in Pokémon Ranger, but the Field Assist Tackle is required to bring it down from the tree that it is hiding in. Slakoth appears at the Ranger School in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but the Field Assist Slam is needed to shake it from its tree. Slakoth does not appear in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.

Slakoth can be found at Desolated Ruins Canyon 3-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Slakoth appears in seven sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Sandstorm, EX Deoxys, EX Power Keepers, Mysterious Treasures, Platinum and Dragons Exalted sets. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the EX Ruby and Sapphire set, the set in which Slakoth-along with several other Generation III Pokémon-made their TGC debuts.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash would battle the Slakoth belonging to Petalburg City Gym Leader Norman in the episode Balance of Power! with his Torkoal after his Pikachu was recalled to the sidelines during the match.

Notably, a group of Wild Slakoth appeared in the episode The Garden Of Eatin', in which the gang helped to repulse a wild Snorlax that was causing trouble at a banana orchard.

[edit] Movies

Slakoth has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.

[edit] Manga

Slakoth's Manga info is unknown at this time.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Slakoth is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a Pokémon at its first stage of evolution.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Rare Petalburg Woods
FireRed/LeafGreen None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 40% Eterna Forest (Swarm)
HeartGold/SoulSilver Uncertain% Route 25 (Headbutt Trees)
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World, or Trade
White Uncertain% White Forest
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World, Trade or Breed Vigoroth/Slaking

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon FireRed It sleeps for 20 hours every day. Making drowsy those that see it is one of its abilities.
III Pokémon LeafGreen It sleeps for 20 hours every day. Making drowsy those that see it is one of its abilities.

IV Pokémon Diamond It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
IV Pokémon Pearl It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
IV Pokémon Platinum It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
IV Pokémon HeartGold The way Slakoth lolls around makes anyone who watches it feel like doing the same.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver The way Slakoth lolls around makes anyone who watches it feel like doing the same.

V Pokémon Black It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
V Pokémon White It spends nearly all its time in a day sprawled out. Just seeing it makes one drowsy.
V Pokémon Black 2 If it eats just three leaves a day, it is satisfied. Other than that, it sleeps for 20 hours a day.
V Pokémon White 2 If it eats just three leaves a day, it is satisfied. Other than that, it sleeps for 20 hours a day.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 230 324 -
112 125 219 240
112 125 219 240
Sp. Atk
67 75 169 185
Sp. Def
67 75 169 185
58 65 159 174

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Scratch Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Yawn Normal.png N/A N/A Status
7 Encore Normal.png N/A 100 Status
13 Slack Off Normal.png N/A N/A Status
19 Faint Attack Dark.png 60 N/A Special
25 Amnesia Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
31 Covet Normal.png 60 100 Physical
37 Chip Away Normal.png 70 100 Physical
43 Counter Fighting.png ?? 100 Physical
49 Flail Normal.png ?? 100 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.png -- -- Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.png 90 100 Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice.png 110 70 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM24 Thunderbolt Electric.png 90 100 Special
TM25 Thunder Electric.png 110 70 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost.png 80 100 Special
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM35 Flamethrower Fire.png 90 100 Special
TM38 Fire Blast Fire.png 110 85 Special
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM59 Incinerate Fire.png 60 100 Special
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.png 70 100 Physical
TM67 Retaliate Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM83 Infestation Bug.png 20 100 Status
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Pursuit Dark.png 40 100% Physical
Slash Normal.png 70 100% Physical
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Crush Claw Normal.png 75 95% Physical
Curse Ghost.png -- --% Status
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Hammer Arm Fighting.png 100 90% Physical
Night Slash Dark.png 70 100% Physical
After You Normal.png  ?? ??% Status
Tickle Normal.png -- 100% Status

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
After You Normal.png -- --% Status
Covet Normal.png 60 100% Physical
Fire Punch Fire.png 75 100% Physical
Gunk Shot Poison.png 120 70% Physical
Ice Punch Ice.png 75 95% Physical
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Emerald

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mega Punch Normal.png 80 85% Physical
Mega Kick Normal.png 120 75% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Seismic Toss Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95% Physical
Sucker Punch Dark.png 80 100% Physical
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Slakoth Vigoroth Slaking
Level 18 -- Level 36

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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