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Slowpoke

Slowpoke is a Water, Psychic-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves either into Slowbro when fed 50 candies or into Slowking when fed 50 candies and given a King's Rock. It has a Galarian form that is Psychic-type which evolves either into Galarian Slowbro when fed 50 candies after catching 30 Poison-type Pokémon as a Buddy Pokémon or into Galarian Slowking when fed 50 candies after catching 30 Psychic-type Pokémon as a Buddy Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Dopey Pokémon
Slowpoke uses its tail to catch prey by dipping it in water at the side of a river. However, this Pokémon often forgets what it's doing and often spends entire days just loafing at water's edge.
- Slowpoke's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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20 (13)
Icon Water.png
5 (10)

Charged attacks

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90 (32)
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65 (24)
Icon Water.png
70 (22)

Fast attacks

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20 (13)
Icon Steel.png
15 (14)

Charged attacks

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90 (32)
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65 (24)
Icon Water.png
65 (38)

Evolution family

Slowpoke is part of a three-member family.

Costumes

This costumed Slowpoke can evolve retaining their costume.

Regular Shiny
New Year glasses
Slowpoke new year.png Slowpoke new year shiny.png

Availability

Slowpoke

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
1,051
1,139

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Psychic Spectacular 2021: Sep 8 - 13
Pokémon Spotlight Hour: 2021 Jun 15
A Very Slow Discovery: 2021 Jun 8 - 13
Kanto Celebration Event: 2021 Feb 21 - 27
Pokémon GO Tour: Kanto: 2021 Feb 20
New Year's: 2020 Dec 31 - Jan 4 (costume)
Pokémon HOME Event: 2020 Nov 17 - 23
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26
Summer Event: 2020 Jul 17 - 22
Incense Day: Type Shuffle: 2020 Apr 19 (Incense-only)
Psychic Spectacular 2020: Mar 27 - 30
Valentine's Day 2020: Feb 14 - 17
Evolution Event: 2019 Dec 5 - 12
Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
Valentine's Day 2019: Feb 13 - 21
Psychic Spectacular 2018: Oct 5 - 14
Water Festival 2018: Jun 7 - 21
Water Festival 2017: Mar 22 - 29
Valentine's Day 2017: Feb 8 - 15

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Eggs
700

Increased chance/Previously in:
2-km - 2021 Jun 1 - Sep 1
2-km - New Year's: 2020 Dec 31 - Jan 4 (costume)
5-km - Pokémon HOME Event: 2020 Nov 17 - 23
2-km - Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
2-km - 2018 Dec 18 - 2019 Apr 9
2-km - 2017 Feb 9 - 2018 Spring
2-km - Legendary Week: 2018 Mar 5 - 16
5-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2017 Feb 9

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Raid Battles
700
876

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,228

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

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Research tasks
525 Field Research:
Purify 3 Shadow Pokémon: 2021 Sep
Catch 8 Psychic-type Pokémon;
Catch 8 Water-type Pokémon;
Evolve a Psychic-type Pokémon: A Very Slow Discovery
Catch 20 Pokémon: New Year's (costume)
Give your buddy 3 treats: Pokémon HOME Event
Catch 3 Pokémon with Weather Boost: 2020 Sep
Give your buddy 3 treats: Summer Event
Make a Nice Throw: 2018 Jun
Special Research/Timed Research:
Pokémon HOME Event - Completing 1st part & 3rd part: Catch 30 Pokémon
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GO Snapshot
1,051 Obtainable during:
Summer Event: 2020 Jul 17 - 22 (up to 5 per day)

Galarian Slowpoke

Method Maximum CP Details
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Eggs
700 7-km Eggs since 2021 Jun 8

Increased chance/Previously in:
7-km - Ultra Unlock Part 3: Sword and Shield: 2021 Aug 20 - 31

Emblem Raid.png
Raid Battles
700
876

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,228

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance

RT-Icon Special-Stamp-1.png
Research tasks
525 Field Research:
Win a raid in under 60 seconds;
Evolve 3 Slowpoke: A Very Slow Discovery


Gallery

Avatar items

Stickers

Trivia

  • Slowpoke wearing new year glass was available during New Year's.

External links

  • Slowpoke page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Slowpoke article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Slowpoke article, on the Pokémon Wiki
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