#705 Sliggoo

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It drives away opponents by excreting a sticky liquid that can dissolve anything. Its eyes devolved, so it can’t see anything.
– Pokémon X Pokédex


Sliggoo is the middle evolution of the Goomy family. People usually like Goomy or Goodra, but Sliggoo is actually my favourite member of this family. I think it’s because while I was training one to evolve, I found its attack animation really cute.

It’s apparently blind, so those green things that look like eyes either aren’t its actual eyes, or they don’t function as eyes.

Pokemon Sun/Moon’s pokedex entries for Sliggoo are really disturbing (which seems to be the case for a lot of other Pokemon too). Here’s the Sun entry: “It has trouble drawing a line between friends and food. It will calmly try to melt and eat even those it gets along well with.” And Moon: “This Pokémon’s mucous can dissolve anything. Toothless, it sprays mucous on its prey. Once they’re nicely dissolved, it slurps them up.”
Yeesh, it looks cute but is a deadly killer that will even murder its friends….. O_o

Stat-wise, it’s slow (it is based on a snail after all), but has good Sp Def and Sp Atk.

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