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Slowbro Guide: Builds & Moveset

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Slowbro is a playable character in Pokemon Unite (Pokemon MOBA). Guide includes Slowbro's stats, Slowpoke, moveset, unite moveset, build, gameplay in Pokemon Unite!

Table of Contents

Slowbro Overview

Slowbro
RoleDefender
DifficultyIntermediate
Attack TypeSpecial
List Of Playable Pokemon

Stats

Offense 1.5 Stars (3)
Endurance 4 Stars (8)
Mobility1.5 Stars (3)
Scoring1.5 Stars (3)
Support4 Stars (8)
Total25

Evolution

First
SlowpokeSlowpoke
Final
(Lv. 4)
SlowbroSlowbro

Slowbro Best Builds

Overview Of Builds

※ Click or tap to swap between different builds

Lane
TopTop
Moves
Lv. 4SurfSurf
Has the user charge forward on a wave, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and throwing them. This is followed by two more waves that deal damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and decrease their movement speed for a short time.
Cooldown: 9 seconds
Lv. 6TelekinesisTelekinesis
Makes opposing Pokemon float with psychic power. If used again, pulls the opposing Pokemon toward the user.
Cooldown: 11 seconds
Held Items
Rocky HelmetRocky Helmet ・HP +18 (+270)
・Defense 0 (+42)
When you take damage, deal damage to nearby enemy Pokemon equal to 3% of your max HP.
Focus BandFocus Band ・Def +2 (+30)
・Sp. Def 0 (+30)
When your HP goes down, recover HP equal to 8% of the damage you took up until that point every second for 3 seconds.
Assault VestAssault Vest ・HP +18 (+270)
・Sp. Def 0 (+42)
When outside of combat, gain a shield for 9% of your max health that makes you immune to Sp. Atk damage.
Battle Item
PotionPotion ・Restore some of your Pokemon's HP
(Cooldown: 30s)

Play As A Support Tank

Slowbro's skills can heavily disrupt enemy movement during clashes. It also helps that it is innately tanky and has a lot of HP to boot. Take advantage of this and lead your teammates during clashes. Use Telekinesis or your Slowbeam to easily remove their damage dealer from play.

Surf Generally Recommended

Although Scald is quite useful overall, the movement gained by Surf can be invaluable. It's AoE CC component is also invaluable in teamfights. We feel that there's no competition here and that Surf should be your go-to ability in most games.

Amnesia For Regen

Amnesia will significantly improve your own personal bulk and survivability. Telekinesis can be viable if you're playing with a friend who is on a Speedster, as you can lock down targets and let your carry win easily. However, in most solo queue games, we recommend Amnesia.

Lane
BottomBottom
Moves
Lv. 4SurfSurf
Has the user charge forward on a wave, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and throwing them. This is followed by two more waves that deal damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and decrease their movement speed for a short time.
Cooldown: 9 seconds
Lv. 6TelekinesisTelekinesis
Makes opposing Pokemon float with psychic power. If used again, pulls the opposing Pokemon toward the user.
Cooldown: 11 seconds
Held Items
Float StoneFloat Stone ・Attack +1.6 (+24)
・Movement Speed 0 (+120)
Increases movement speed by 10% when the Pokemon is not in combat.
Exp. ShareExp. Share ・HP +16 (+240)
・Movement Speed 0 (+150)
While the Pokemon has the fewest Exp. Points on its team, it gains 2 Exp. Points per second. However, it will no longer receive shared Exp. Points when its teammates defeat wild Pokemon.
Focus BandFocus Band ・Def +2 (+30)
・Sp. Def 0 (+30)
When the Pokemon drops to low HP, then each second for three seconds, it recovers 8% of the HP it had lost.
Battle Item
X SpeedX Speed ・For a short time, increases your Pokemon's movement speed and prevents their movement speed from being decreased.
(Cooldown: 50s)

Higher Movement Speed For Roaming

With the help of the Held Items, Slowbro can easily roam around the map to help ailing teammates. Although not a healer, Slowbro's abilities can disable and hold targets, making it invaluable during ambushes and clashes.

Use X Speed Always

With a 40 second cooldown, X Speed can be used to quickly go from point A to point B in a short span of time. Use this when chasing down targets or when you need to go to a critical spot to support.

Can Still Tank Damage

Even with the lack of the more defense-focused Held Items, Slowbro can still hold its own during fights. If the enemy has a lot of crowd control skills to deal with, consider taking Amnesia instead of Telekinesis for a tankier alternative.

Lane
BottomBottom
Moves
Lv. 4SurfSurf
Has the user charge forward on a wave, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and throwing them. This is followed by two more waves that deal damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and decrease their movement speed for a short time.
Cooldown: 9 seconds
Lv. 6AmnesiaAmnesia
Allows the user to nullify some damage before it takes effect. For a short time after using this move, the user becomes immune to hindrances and gains increased Defense. This move also increases the damage dealt by the next use of Scald or Surf.
Cooldown: 13 seconds
Held Items
Wise GlassesWise Glasses ・Sp. Atk +10 (+39)
Increases Sp. Atk by 3%
Shell BellShell Bell ・Sp. Atk +1.6 (+24)
・Move Cooldown 0% (-4.5%)
When the Pokemon hits with a move, it recovers a minimum of 45 HP. The higher the Pokemon's Sp. Atk, the more HP it recovers.
Focus BandFocus Band ・Def +2 (+30)
・Sp. Def 0 (+30)
When the Pokemon drops to low HP, then each second for three seconds, it recovers 8% of the HP it had lost.
Battle Item
PotionPotion ・Restore some of your Pokemon's HP
(Cooldown: 30s)

Surf Into The Fray

This build makes use of Slowbro's innate tankiness and the power of Amnesia and Surf. You get into the fight using Surf, then cast Amnesia, then use Surf again for additional damage. With its Held Items and Amnesia's buff, Surf can deal significant damage on any target.

Potion For Immediate Healing

Jumping into the fight and using Amneisa can stave off damage but it can be dangerous especially during intense clashes. Be mindful and always be on the ready to use your Potion when the situation demands it. The cooldown is short so always use it if you have too!

Which Moveset Do You Recommend?

Best Builds For Each Pokemon

Slowbro Counters

Pokemon Slowbro Is Strong Against

Pokemon Slowbro Is Weak Against

Best Teammates For Slowbro

Slowbro - Strategy & Walkthrough

Can Go Either Top Or Bottom

Can go either top or bottom

Slowbro's lane is either top or bottom, depending on the rest of your team. Top is the recommended lane but Slowbro can still perform well on the bottom lane as well.

Which Lanes To Play Guide

Slowpoke (Lv 1~) Strategy

Slowpoke Level 1

Use your basic attack to harass Pokemon on the enemy team while taking out Wild Pokemon. Use Slack Off on cooldown to recover HP when needed. Utilize Slowpoke's long attack range harass enemies that try to close the gap. Always give the last hit to your lane partner as you are the designated Support/Tank of the team.

Slowbro (Lv 4~) Strategy

Choice Between Crowd Control Or Defender Build

Slow Bro Level 4 Strategy

At level 4, Slowbro will need to determine its build going forward. If your team needs a defender, pick Surf. If your team is lacking in overall crowd control, choose Scald. Your choice will affect the direction of your build, so pick wisely. Also, start advancing toward the Drednaw or Rotom based on your lane.

If You Choose Surf (Defender Build)
Lv 6: AmnesiaAmnesiaRecovery
Negates some damage taken. Gain a defense boost and resistance to hindrances after use. Damage of Surf and Scald increases.
If You Choose Scald (Crowd Control Build)
Lv 6: TelekinesisTelekinesisHindrance
Makes opposing Pokemon float with psychic power. If used again, pulls the opposing Pokemon toward the user

You Can Use Surf To Escape

Aside from getting you into the thick of the fight, Surf can be used to run away from enemy pursuers. Aim it to the direction that you want to go to get jump a short distance.

Slowbro (Lv 9~) Strategy

How To Use Slowbeam

Slowbeam is Slowbro's Unite Move that unlocks once it reaches level 9. It basically ties down an enemy while granting Slowbro a shield and making it immune to enemy status ailments. Slowbeam is a more powerful version of Telekinesis so use it to bind and disable enemy attackers or support to cripple the enemy team!

Strategy Will Depend On Build

Slowbro (Lv 9~) Strategy

Your late-game strategy will depend on your build. If you go for the Defender (Surf + Amnesia) Build, your priorities should be guarding goals, as well as taking down Rotom, Drednaw or Zapdos. If you go for the Crowd Control (Scald + Telekinesis) Build, stick with your teammates to push or defend.

Surf + Amnesia (Defender Build)

Recommended Combos
AmnesiaSurf

This build focuses on Slowbro's Amnesia move that creates a huge shield and closes in using Surf. Note that it's vital to use Amnesia before Surf as the former increases the latter's damage; flipping the order will waste Surf's potential damage increase. This is a stable defender build that can absorb huge amounts of damage and slow down several Pokemon at a wide range - though you won't be doing much damage on your own.

Telekinesis + Scald (Crowd Control Build)

Recommended Combos
TelekinesisScald

This build will focus on crowd control and harassing enemies. Disrupt enemy lines using Telekinesis while inflicting damage with Scald when opponents gets close. Beware that you'll lose a lot of defense power without Amnesia, so try not to push too hard.

Telekinesis + Surf (CC + Root Build)

Recommended Combos
SurfTelekinesis

This third build utilizes both Telekinesis and Surf. You can use this to quickly hold an enemy in place. Use Surf to initiate an attack, then quickly perform a Telekinesis to root an enemy. Be aware of your surroundings when initiating as using Telekinesis also disables Slowbros movement.

Slowbro Moves & Unite Move

Basic Attack & Passive

Basic Attack
Basic AttackRange: Long
Becomes a boosted attact with every third attack. When this boosted attack hits, it deals damage to nearby opposing Pokemon and decreases their movement speed for a short time.
Passive
()Oblivious
When the Pokemon receives damage, the HP loss is gradual. When damaging an opposing Pokemon with a move, the Pokemon nullifies some of this pending damage before it takes effect, and it also decreases the opposing Pokemon's Sp. Def for a short time.

Moves

Lv 1 + Lv 3 (Choose Order)
Water GunWater Gun Melee
Shoots water forcefully, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon and decreasing their movement speed for a short time when it hits. Holding down the button for this move increases its area of effect and damage.
Cooldown: 5 seconds
Slack OffSlack Off Recovery
Has the user slack off, continually restoring its HP for a short time. If this slacking off is interrupted, the HP restoration effect continues at decreased power.
Cooldown: 11 seconds
Lv 4 (Choose One)
ScaldScaldMelee
Shoots boiling water, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon and creating steam when it hits. Opposing Pokemon inside the steam's area of effect are left burned and have their movement speed decreased for a short time.
Cooldown: 5 seconds
SurfSurfDash
Has the user charge forward on a wave, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and throwing them. This is followed by two more waves that deal damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and decrease their movement speed for a short time.
Cooldown: 9 seconds
Lv 6 (Choose One)
AmnesiaAmnesiaRecovery
Allows the user to nullify some damage before it takes effect. For a short time after using this move, the user becomes immune to hindrances and gains increased Defense. This move also increases the damage dealt by the next use of Scald or Surf.
Cooldown: 13 seconds
TelekinesisTelekinesisHindrance
Makes opposing Pokemon float with psychic power. If used again, pulls the opposing Pokemon toward the user.
Cooldown: 11 seconds

Unite Move

Lv 9
SlowbeamSlowbeamHindrance
Has the user stare at one of the opposing team's Pokemon and attack continually, dealing damage and binding it. Grants the user a shield and makes the user immune to hindrances while it's using this move.
Cooldown: 1 seconds
List Of All Moves

Slowbro Showcase Video

The above video put out by the Japanese Official Site showcases Slowbro's moves in-game.

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