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Slowpoke (Pokémon GO)

Slowpoke Pokemon GO

Slowpoke

#79 (Kanto)

Best moveset for Slowpoke

The best moves for Slowpoke are Confusion and Psychic when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Confusion 15 dps
  Psychic 38.6 dps

Defense

  Confusion 15 dps
  Psychic 38.6 dps

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Pokémon type

Water
Psychic
Vulnerable to…
Bug deals 160% damage.
Ghost deals 160% damage.
Grass deals 160% damage.
Electric deals 160% damage.
Dark deals 160% damage.
Resistant to…
Fighting deals 63% damage.
Steel deals 63% damage.
Fire deals 63% damage.
Water deals 63% damage.
Psychic deals 63% damage.
Ice deals 63% damage.

Evolution

There are currently a total of 3 Pokémon in the Slowpoke family. Slowpoke can evolve into either Slowbro or Slowking (using the King's Rock evolution item) and costs 50 Candy.

Slowpoke requires King's Rock to evolve into Slowking.

Evolving Mega Slowbro costs 200 Mega Energy the first time, and 40 Mega Energy every other time.

Evolving Mega Slowbro costs 200 Mega Energy the first time, and 40 Mega Energy every other time.

Slowpoke Raid Guide

Slowpoke has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 1 Raids.

Raid
Tier
Boss CP
3,227
Suggested players
2-5
Boss HP
123
Caught CP range
123
Caught CP (boosted)
12 - 32
Minimum IVs
10 / 10 / 10

Standard game images

Slowpoke - Male & Female

There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Slowpoke, which has the following appearance:

Summary

Slowpoke is a Water & Psychic Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Bug, Ghost, Grass, Electric and Dark moves. Slowpoke's strongest moveset is Confusion & Psychic and it has a Max CP of 1,226. Slowpoke evolves into Slowbro, Slowking.

About

"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."

Best moveset for Slowpoke

The best moves for Slowpoke are Confusion and Psychic when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles.

Offense

  Confusion 15 dps
  Psychic 38.6 dps

Defense

  Confusion 15 dps
  Psychic 38.6 dps

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What counters Slowpoke?

Slowpoke is a Water/Psychic type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Bug, Ghost, Grass, Electric and Dark moves.

The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Slowpoke are:

  • Zacian (Crowned Sword),
  • Chandelure,
  • Thundurus (Therian),
  • Gengar,
  • Gengar (Costume 2020).
Pokémon Quick move Main move Effective damage
Zacian (Crowned Sword)   Snarl   Wild Charge 100%
Chandelure   Hex   Shadow Ball 95%
Thundurus (Therian)   Thunder Shock   Thunderbolt 95%
Gengar   Lick   Shadow Ball 94%
Gengar (Costume 2020)   Lick   Shadow Ball 94%
Dragapult   Hex   Shadow Ball 94%
Gengar (Costume 2020)   Shadow Claw   Shadow Ball 94%
Gengar   Shadow Claw   Shadow Ball 94%
Thundurus (Therian)   Volt Switch   Thunderbolt 93%
Zekrom   Charge Beam   Wild Charge 93%

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Most vulnerable to Slowpoke

These are the Pokémon most vulnerable to the above moveset.
Pokémon Effective damage

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