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Slack Off (move)

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Slack Off
なまける Slack Off
Slack Off V.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 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  0  
Jamming  0  

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.

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.
DPPtHGSS
BWB2W2
The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half of its maximum HP.
XYORAS The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half of its max HP.

Learnset

By leveling up

# Pokémon Type Level
I II III IV V VI
079 Slowpoke Slowpoke Water Psychic   39 36 36
080 Slowbro Slowbro Water Psychic   41 36 36
287 Slakoth Slakoth Normal Normal 13 13 13 13
289 Slaking Slaking Normal Normal --, 13 --, 13 --, 13 --, 13
390 Chimchar Chimchar Fire Fire   39 41 41
391 Monferno Monferno Fire Fighting   46 49 49
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 Type Father
II III IV V VI
449 Hippopotas Hippopotas Ground Ground   SlakothSlakingChimcharMonferno SlakothSlakingChimcharMonferno SlakothSlakingChimcharMonferno
Bold indicates a Pokémon gains STAB from this move.
Italics indicates a Pokémon whose evolution or alternate form receives STAB from this move.


In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga


In other generations

Slack Off III.png Slack Off IV.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast
Slack Off PMD RB.png
Generation I RBY Generation I
(Japanese)
Generation I
(international)
Generation II Generation II
(Japanese)
Generation II
(international)
Crystal Generation III Generation III
(Japanese)
Generation III
(international)
FRLG Generation IV Generation IV
(Japanese)
Generation IV
(international)
PtHGSS HGSS Generation V BW B2W2 XY Generation V
(Japanese)
Generation V
(international)
Stadium (Jap) Stadium Stadium 2 Colosseum XD Battle Revolution Battle Revolution
(alternative animation)
Battrio Mystery Dungeon PMD: Red and Blue PMD: Time, Darkness, Sky Rumble Rumble Blast

In other languages

Language Title
Mandarin Chinese 懶惰 Lǎnduò
France Flag.png French Paresse
Germany Flag.png German Tagedieb
Greece Flag.png Greek Τεμπέλιασμα
Ξεκούραση
Italy Flag.png Italian Pigro
South Korea Flag.png Korean 태만함 Taemanham
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Relaxar
Serbia Flag.png Serbian Opuštanje
Spain Flag.png Spanish Relajo


Variations of the move Recover
Status RecoverSoft-BoiledMilk DrinkSlack OffHeal OrderRoost


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