Essentials

Slack Off

Normal status

Generation 3

Summary

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Damage Dealt

  • Bug 1
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 1
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 0
  • Grass 1
  • Ground 1
  • Ice 1
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel ½
  • Water 1

Stats

Power
— (no damage)
Accuracy
— (cannot miss)
PP
10, up to 16 with PP Up PP Up
Target
User
Effect chance
n/a
Priority
0 (normal)

Machines

Generation 3
Not a TM
Generation 4
Not a TM
Generation 5
Not a TM
Generation 6
Not a TM

Effect

Heals the user for half its max HP.

Meta

This reflects how the games treat moves and may be somewhat idealistic.

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 3
Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Slacks off and restores half the maximum HP.

FireRed, LeafGreen

The user slacks off and restores its HP by half its full HP.

Generation 4
Diamond, Pearl, Platinum, HeartGold, SoulSilver

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

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

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

Foreign Names

Czech
Zalenošení
German
Tagedieb
Spanish
Relajo
French
Paresse
Italian
Pigro
Japanese
なまける (namakeru)

Contests

Generation 3 Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
Jam
Flavor text
The appeal works better the later it is performed.
Use after
Use before
None

Generation 4 Super Contest

Type
Cute
Appeal
Flavor text
Increased Voltage is added to the performance score.
Use after
None
Use before
None

Similar moves

These moves all have the same effect as Slack Off.

Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Recover Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Soft-Boiled Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Milk Drink Normal status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Heal Order Bug status 10

Heals the user by half its max HP.

Pokémon

Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
39 36 36 Slowpoke Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
90 65 65 40 40 15 315
41 36 36 Slowbro Water Psychic Oblivious
Own Tempo
Regenerator
½ male, ½ female Monster
Water 1
95 75 110 100 80 30 490
13 13 13 13 Slakoth Normal Truant ½ male, ½ female Field 60 60 60 35 35 30 280
Slaking Normal Truant ½ male, ½ female Field 150 160 100 95 65 100 670
39 41 41 Chimchar Fire Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
44 58 44 58 44 61 309
46 49 49 Monferno Fire Fighting Blaze
Iron Fist
⅞ male, ⅛ female Field
Human-Like
64 78 52 78 52 81 405
Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Pokémon Type Ability Gender Egg Group HP Atk Def SpA SpD Spd Total
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • Hippopotas Ground Sand Stream
Sand Force
½ male, ½ female Field 68 72 78 38 42 32 330

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