Slowpoke Tail

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Slowpoke Tail
おいしいシッポ
Delicious Tail
Slowpoke Tail
Slowpoke Tail
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation II
Pocket
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The Slowpoke Tail (Japanese: おいしいシッポ Delicious Tail), formatted SlowpokeTail prior to Generation VI, is a type of item exclusive to the Generation II games. They are the severed tails of Slowpoke.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
GSC PokémonDollar.png9800 PokémonDollar.png4900
HGSS
BWB2W2
XYORAS
SM
N/A N/A

Effect

The Slowpoke Tail serves no practical purpose other than to be sold.

Description

Games Description
GSC Very tasty. Sell high.
HGSS
BWB2W2
A very tasty tail of something. It sells for a high price.
XYORAS
SM
A very tasty tail of something. It can be sold at a high price to shops.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
GSC Just a Souvenir Shop (before meeting Lance)

Non-item appearances

In Pokémon Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold, and SoulSilver, a man near the Pokémon Center on Route 32 offers to sell the player a Slowpoke Tail for PokémonDollar.png1,000,000; however, it cannot be purchased, as this is more money than the player can carry in these games. Later, the player discovers Team Rocket harvesting Slowpoke Tails from Slowpoke in the Slowpoke Well in Azalea Town.

In Pokémon X and Y, Slowpoke Tail is one of the dishes served by Restaurant Le Yeah in Lumiose City.

In the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon Special Demo Version, a Police Officer at the Hau'oli City Marina stakes out what he believes is a Slowpoke Tail deal; instead, the meeting is simply two people fawning over each others' Slowpoke.

Slowpoke's Pokémon Sun Pokédex entry states that its tail often breaks off without harming the Slowpoke, and that it grows back later. Its Pokémon Moon Pokédex entry states that dried Slowpoke tails are often used in Alolan home-cooked stews.

In the Generation VII core series games, Peppered Slowpoke Tail on Salad, Slowpoke Tail Quiche, and Slowpoke Tail Sandwiches are listed on a shelf in the Thrifty Megamart, although the player cannot purchase any of them.

In the manga

Slowpoke Tails in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

In Ursaring Major, Team Rocket had cut off the tails of a herd of Slowpoke by the Slowpoke Well near Azalea Town, planning to sell them for profit. However, they were stopped by Silver and his Ursaring before they could do so.

Trivia

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 美味尾巴 Méihmeih Méihbā
Mandarin 美味尾巴 Měiwèi Wěiba
France Flag.png French Queueramolos
Germany Flag.png German Flegmon-Rute
Italy Flag.png Italian Codaslowpoke
South Korea Flag.png Korean 맛있는꼬리 Masinneun Kkori
Spain Flag.png Spanish Colaslowpoke
Vietnam Flag.png Vietnamese Đuôi của Yadon


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