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Slaking Stats

Slaking highest IV stat is Attack (160) and the lowest being Special Defense (65).

Rank Value Stat
C
150
HP
S
160
Atk
C
100
Def
B
95
Sp.Atk
E
65
Sp.Def
C
100
Speed
S
670
Total

Slaking Guide

Slaking has a 3 HP EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Slaking is a Naughty nature due to the highest IV stat being Attack.

Slaking Detail
Wild Held ItemNone
Best Nature
Naughty
+10% Attack
-10% Special Defense
Weak To
2x
Resistance To
0
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield3 HP

How To Evolve Slaking in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Slakoth Regular Evolution requires Level 18 to evolve into Vigoroth and Level 36 to evolve into Slaking.

    Slaking Regular Evolution
  1. #078
    Slakoth
  2. Evolves at level 18
  3. #079
    Vigoroth
  4. Evolves at level 36
  5. #080
    Slaking

Slaking Regular Evolution's most significant stat increase will be its Atk stat.

Evolutions Total HP Atk Def Sp.Atk Sp.Def Speed
Slakoth
280
60
60
60
35
35
30
Stat Increase
+160
+20
+20
+20
+20
+20
+60
Vigoroth
440
80
80
80
55
55
90
Stat Increase
+230
+70
+80
+20
+40
+10
+10
Slaking
670
150
160
100
95
65
100
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Where To Find Slaking Locations in Pokemon SV

Slaking has 3 spawn locations in pokemon scarlet and violet. You can find the evolved form Vigoroth appearing at level 52 - 56, within the Casseroya Lake location.

Slaking Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Tera Raid Spawn
Slaking
Lv. 75
Very Common
50%
Grass (10%) Biome
Slakoth
Lv. 7 - 22
Common
30%
Mountain (20%) Biome
Grass (20%) Biome
Vigoroth
Lv. 22 - 55
Very Rare
1%
Forest (5%) Biome
Slaking
Lv. 52 - 56

Wild Slaking Tera Type Location

Slaking Raid Rewards in Pokemon SV

Pokemon SV Slaking has 1 Tera Raids. The Slaking Tera Raid will be a Lv.75 5-Star Raid.

Pokemon SV Slaking Weakness

Slaking is a Normal Type pokemon. This will cause Slaking to take More Damage from Fighting type moves, and Less Damage from Ghost type moves.

Slaking Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Fighting
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From
Ghost
0

What pokemon is Slaking Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
A
+200%
B
+200%
B
+200%

What pokemon is Slaking Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
Immune
S
Immune
A
Immune
A
Immune
B
Immune
B
Immune
B
Immune
C
Immune
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Best Moves for Slaking in Scarlet and Violet

Slaking Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Hammer Arm and TM Moves like Blizzard, and Body Slam.

Unlock Move Description
Giga Impact
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
Hyper Beam
Normal
Tier:
S Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.
Lv. 52
Mega Kick
Normal
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
75
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The target is attacked by a kick launched with muscle- packed power.
Blizzard
Ice
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
70
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokemon. This may also leave the opposing Pokemon frozen.
Fire Blast
Fire
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
85
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with an intense blast of all- consuming fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.

List of Slaking Moves in

Slaking can learn 14 Moves from Leveling Up and 61 TM Moves. Moves like Swagger which, Slaking will learn by reaching level Evolution. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Blizzard, Body Slam and Fire Blast.

Slaking Level Up Moves

List of the 14 Moves Slaking can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Encore
Normal
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
The user compels the target to keep using the move it encored for three turns.
Lv.1
Scratch
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
Hard, pointed, sharp claws rake the target to inflict damage.
Lv.1
Slack Off
Normal
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
5
Status
Effect:
The user slacks off, restoring its own HP by up to half its max HP.
Lv.1
Sucker Punch
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
This move enables the user to attack first. This move fails if the target is not readying an attack.
Lv.1
Yawn
Normal
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user lets loose a huge yawn that lulls the target into falling asleep on the next turn.
Lv.17
Amnesia
Psychic
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
101
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user temporarily empties its mind to forget its concerns. This sharply boosts the user's Sp. Def stat.
Lv.23
Covet
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Physical
Effect:
The user endearingly approaches the target, then steals the target's held item.
Lv.27
Throat Chop
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks the target's throat, and the resultant suffering prevents the target from using sound-based moves for two turns.
Lv.33
Counter
Fighting
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
A retaliatory attack that counters any physical move, inflicting double the damage taken.
Lv.39
Flail
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. The less HP the user has, the greater the move's power.
Lv.45
Fling
Dark
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user flings its held item at the target to attack. This move's power and effects depend on the item.
Lv.52
Mega Kick
Normal
Tier:
A Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
75
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The target is attacked by a kick launched with muscle- packed power.
Lv.63
Hammer Arm
Fighting
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
100
Acc:
90
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user swings its strong, heavy fist at the target to inflict damage. This also lowers the user's Speed stat.
Lv.Evolution
Swagger
Normal
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
85
PP:
15
Status
Effect:
The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply boosts the target's Attack stat.