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Surf game
(なみのり Surfing)
Generation: I
Battle Data
Type: Type Water
Category Type Special
Power: 95
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15*
Affects: All other battlers
Secondary Effect: None
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
BrightPowder: Yes
Protect/Detect: Yes
Snatch: No
King's Rock: Yes
Contest data
Pokémon Contest Spectacular (RSEORAS)
Type: Type Beauty
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Super Contests (DPPt)
Type: Type Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥

Surf is a Water-type move introduced in Generation I in which the user creates a wave and attacks opponents with it. The only way to learn this attack is using the HM03. This move appears in all games.


Outside Battle

By using Surf in the water, you can travel seas, lakes, etc. In some places, you also need to use Waterfall and in Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald you can use Dive.

In Battle

Attacks all Pokémon except the user (this includes opposing Pokémon and allies).

Generation I and II

Uses a wave to attack foes and allies in battle. It has a similarty to Muddy Water.

Generation III

It attacks with a wave, in a Double Battle it attacks both foes.

Generation IV

It attacks with a wave, in Double Battles attacks the foes and your ally. If any target, including your ally has Dry Skin, Water Absorb, etc. It won't have any effect on them, but it will restore the Pokémon's HP.

Special effects

Makes double damage on foes that are underwater (used Dive move)

Special Pokémon

In Pokémon Battle Revolution you can download by Mystery Gift a Pikachu that knows Surf, a normal one cannot learn this attack however.


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