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Surf
なみのり Surfing
Surf PE.png
Introduced: Generation I
Battle Data
Type: Type Water.gif
Category: Type Special.gif
Power: 90[1]
Accuracy: 100%
PP: 15, max: 24
Priority: 0
Contact: No
Affected by
Magic Coat: No
Magic Bounce: No
Bright Powder: Yes
Detect/Protect: Yes
Snatch: No
Mirror Move: Yes
King's Rock: Yes
Contest Data
Contests (RSE)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 3 ♥♥♥
Jam: 0
Affected by how well the appeals in front goes.
Super Contests (DPPt)
Condition: Beauty
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Earn +2 if the Pokémon performs first in the turn.
Contest Spectaculars (ORAS)
Condition: Beautiful
Appeal: 2 ♥♥
Jam: 2 ♥♥
Startles all of the Pokémon to act before the user.

Surf is a Water-type of move introduced in Generation I. It has been HM03 till Generation VI. It is replaced by TM94 in Generation VII. In Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!, it is available as TM47. In Pokémon Sword and Shield, it appears as TR04.

Description

Games Description
GSC A strong water-type attack.
RSE Creates a huge wave, then crashes it down on the foe.
FRLG A big wave crashes down on the foe. Can also be used for crossing water.
DPPtHGSS It swamps the entire battlefield with a giant wave. It can also be used for crossing water.
BWB2W2 It swamps the area around the user with a giant wave. It can also be used for crossing water.
XYORAS The user attacks everything around it by swamping its surroundings with a giant wave. This can also be used for crossing water.
SMUSUMPE
SWSH
The user attacks everything around it by swamping its surroundings with a giant wave.

Effect

In battle

Surf does damage to the target. If used underwater, Surf's power will be doubled.

During a Double Battle, Surf targets all Pokémon around the user. In a Triple Battle, Surf only targets Pokémon that are adjacent to the user.

Outside of battle

Surf can be used to travel across water.

Learnset

By leveling up

Pokémon Type Egg groups Level
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
054.png Psyduck water Water 1/Field 36PE
055.png Golduck water Water 1/Field 42PE
072.png Tentacool water/poison Water 3 27PE 40
073.png Tentacruel water/poison Water 3 27PE 46
079.png Slowpoke water/psychic Monster/Water 1 36PE 30
079A.png Slowpoke psychic Monster/Water 1 30
080.png Slowbro water/psychic Monster/Water 1 36PE 30
080A.png Slowbro poison/psychic Monster/Water 1 30
120.png Staryu water Water 3 44
121.png Starmie water/psychic Water 3 1
131.png Lapras water/ice Monster/Water 1 45PE
138.png Omanyte rock/water Water 1/Water 3 50
139.png Omastar rock/water Water 1/Water 3 56
199.png Slowking water/psychic Monster/Water 1 30
199A.png Slowking poison/psychic Monster/Water 1 30
245.png Suicune water Undiscovered 54
258.png Mudkip water Monster/Water 1 30
259.png Marshtomp water/ground Monster/Water 1 1
260.png Swampert water/ground Monster/Water 1 1
350.png Milotic water Water 1/Dragon 40
363.png Spheal ice/water Water 1/Field 40
364.png Sealeo ice/water Water 1/Field 46
365.png Walrein ice/water Water 1/Field 48
788.png Tapu Fini water/fairy Undiscovered 40
875.png Eiscue ice Water 1/Field 54
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By TM/HM/TR

Pokémon Type Egg groups Machine
I II III IV V VI VII VIII
007.png Squirtle water Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
008.png Wartortle water Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
009.png Blastoise water Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
025.png Pikachu electric Field/Fairy TR04
026.png Raichu electric Field/Fairy TR04
026A.png Raichu electric/psychic Field/Fairy TR04
031.png Nidoqueen poison/ground Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
034.png Nidoking poison/ground Monster/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
054.png Psyduck water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
055.png Golduck water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
060.png Poliwag water Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
061.png Poliwhirl water Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
062.png Poliwrath water/fighting Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
072.png Tentacool water/poison Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
073.png Tentacruel water/poison Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
079.png Slowpoke water/psychic Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
079A.png Slowpoke psychic Monster/Water 1 TR04
080.png Slowbro water/psychic Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
080A.png Slowbro poison/psychic Monster/Water 1 TR04
086.png Seel water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
087.png Dewgong water/ice Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
090.png Shellder water Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
091.png Cloyster water/ice Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
098.png Krabby water Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
099.png Kingler water Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
108.png Lickitung normal Monster HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
112.png Rhydon ground/rock Monster/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
115.png Kangaskhan normal Monster HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
116.png Horsea water Water 1/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
117.png Seadra water Water 1/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
118.png Goldeen water Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
119.png Seaking water Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
120.png Staryu water Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
121.png Starmie water/psychic Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
128.png Tauros normal Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
130.png Gyarados water/flying Water 2/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
131.png Lapras water/ice Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
134.png Vaporeon water Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
138.png Omanyte rock/water Water 1/Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
139.png Omastar rock/water Water 1/Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
140.png Kabuto rock/water Water 1/Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
141.png Kabutops rock/water Water 1/Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
143.png Snorlax normal Monster HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
147.png Dratini dragon Water 1/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
148.png Dragonair dragon Water 1/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
149.png Dragonite dragon/flying Water 1/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
151.png Mew psychic Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94SMUSUM
TM47PE
TR04
158.png Totodile water Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
159.png Croconaw water Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
160.png Feraligatr water Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
161.png Sentret normal Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
162.png Furret normal Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
170.png Chinchou water/electric Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
171.png Lanturn water/electric Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
172.png Pichu electric Undiscovered TR04
183.png Marill water/fairy Water 1/Fairy HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
184.png Azumarill water/fairy Water 1/Fairy HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
186.png Politoed water Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
194.png Wooper water/ground Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
195.png Quagsire water/ground Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
199.png Slowking water/psychic Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
199A.png Slowking poison/psychic Monster/Water 1 TR04
211.png Qwilfish water/poison Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
215.png Sneasel dark/ice Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
222.png Corsola water/rock Water 1/Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
222A.png Corsola ghost Water 1/Water 3 TR04
223.png Remoraid water Water 1/Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
224.png Octillery water Water 1/Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
226.png Mantine water/flying Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
230.png Kingdra water/dragon Water 1/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
241.png Miltank normal Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
245.png Suicune water Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
248.png Tyranitar rock/dark Monster HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
249.png Lugia psychic/flying Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
258.png Mudkip water Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
259.png Marshtomp water/ground Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
260.png Swampert water/ground Monster/Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
263.png Zigzagoon normal Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
263A.png Zigzagoon dark/normal Field TR04
264.png Linoone normal Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
264A.png Linoone dark/normal Field TR04
270.png Lotad water/grass Water 1/Grass HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
271.png Lombre water/grass Water 1/Grass HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
272.png Ludicolo water/grass Water 1/Grass HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
279.png Pelipper water/flying Water 1/Flying HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
295.png Exploud normal Monster/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
296.png Makuhita fighting Human-Like HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
297.png Hariyama fighting Human-Like HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
298.png Azurill normal/fairy Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
306.png Aggron steel/rock Monster HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
318.png Carvanha water/dark Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
319.png Sharpedo water/dark Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
320.png Wailmer water Field/Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
321.png Wailord water Field/Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
339.png Barboach water/ground Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
340.png Whiscash water/ground Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
341.png Corphish water Water 1/Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
342.png Crawdaunt water/dark Water 1/Water 3 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
349.png Feebas water Water 1/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
350.png Milotic water Water 1/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
363.png Spheal ice/water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
364.png Sealeo ice/water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
365.png Walrein ice/water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
366.png Clamperl water Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
367.png Huntail water Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
368.png Gorebyss water Water 1 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
369.png Relicanth water/rock Water 1/Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
370.png Luvdisc water Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
380.png Latias dragon/psychic Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
381.png Latios dragon/psychic Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
382.png Kyogre water Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
384.png Rayquaza dragon/flying Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
393.png Piplup water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
394.png Prinplup water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
395.png Empoleon water/steel Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
400.png Bibarel normal/water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
409.png Rampardos rock Monster HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
418.png Buizel water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
419.png Floatzel water Water 1/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
422.png Shellos water Water 1/Amorphous HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
423.png Gastrodon water/ground Water 1/Amorphous HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
445.png Garchomp dragon/ground Monster/Dragon HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
446.png Munchlax normal Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
456.png Finneon water Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
457.png Lumineon water Water 2 HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
458.png Mantyke water/flying Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
461.png Weavile dark/ice Field HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
463.png Lickilicky normal Monster HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
464.png Rhyperior ground/rock Monster/Field HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
484.png Palkia water/dragon Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
489.png Phionne water Water 1/Fairy HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
490.png Manaphy water Water 1/Fairy HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
493.png Arceus normal Undiscovered HM03 HM03 HM03 TM94
501.png Oshawott water Field HM03 HM03 TM94
502.png Dewott water Field HM03 HM03 TM94
503.png Samurott water Field HM03 HM03 TM94
507.png Herdier normal Field HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
508.png Stoutland normal Field HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
515.png Panpour water Field HM03 HM03 TM94
516.png Simipour water Field HM03 HM03 TM94
531.png Audino normal Fairy HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
535.png Tympole water Water 1 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
536.png Palpitoad water/ground Water 1 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
537.png Seismitoad water/ground Water 1 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
550.png Basculin water Water 2 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
564.png Tirtouga water/rock Water 1/Water 3 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
565.png Carracosta water/rock Water 1/Water 3 HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
580.png Ducklett water/flying Water 1/Flying HM03 HM03 TM94
581.png Swanna water/flying Water 1/Flying HM03 HM03 TM94
592.png Frillish water/ghost Amorphous HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
593.png Jellicent water/ghost Amorphous HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
594.png Alomomola water Water 1/Water 2 HM03 HM03 TM94
612.png Haxorus dragon Monster/Dragon HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
613.png Cubchoo ice Field HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
614.png Beartic ice Field HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
618.png Stunfisk ground/electric Water 1/Amorphous HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
618A.png Stunfisk ground/steel Water 1/Amorphous TR04
621.png Druddigon dragon Dragon/Monster HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
626.png Bouffalant normal Field HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
635.png Hydreigon dark/dragon Dragon HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
647.png Keldeo water/fighting Undiscovered HM03 HM03 TM94 TR04
656.png Froakie water Water 1 HM03 TM94
657.png Frogadier water Water 1 HM03 TM94
658.png Greninja water/dark Water 1 HM03 TM94
659.png Bunnelby normal Field HM03 TM94 TR04
660.png Diggersby normal/ground Field HM03 TM94 TR04
672.png Skiddo grass Field HM03 TM94
673.png Gogoat grass Field HM03 TM94
674.png Pancham fighting Field/Human-Like HM03 TM94 TR04
675.png Pangoro fighting/dark Field/Human-Like HM03 TM94 TR04
676.png Furfrou normal Field HM03 TM94
684.png Swirlix fairy Fairy HM03 TM94 TR04
685.png Slurpuff fairy Fairy HM03 TM94 TR04
688.png Binacle rock/water Water 3 HM03 TM94 TR04
689.png Barbaracle rock/water Water 3 HM03 TM94 TR04
690.png Skrelp poison/water Water 1/Dragon HM03 TM94 TR04
691.png Dragalge poison/dragon Water 1/Dragon HM03 TM94 TR04
692.png Clauncher water Water 1/Water 3 HM03 TM94 TR04
693.png Clawitzer water Water 1/Water 3 HM03 TM94 TR04
694.png Helioptile electric/normal Monster/Dragon HM03 TM94 TR04
695.png Heliolisk electric/normal Monster/Dragon HM03 TM94 TR04
706.png Goodra dragon Dragon TR04
712.png Bergmite ice Monster/Mineral HM03 TM94 TR04
713.png Avalugg ice Monster/Mineral HM03 TM94 TR04
728.png Popplio water Water 1/Field TM94 TR04
729.png Brionne water Water 1/Field TM94 TR04
730.png Primarina water/fairy Water 1/Field TM94 TR04
746.png Wishiwashi water Water 2 TM94 TR04
747.png Mareanie poison/water Water 1 TM94 TR04
748.png Toxapex poison/water Water 1 TM94 TR04
751.png Dewpider water/bug Water 1/Bug TM94 TR04
752.png Araquanid water/bug Water 1/Bug TM94 TR04
767.png Wimpod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM94 TR04
768.png Golisopod bug/water Bug/Water 3 TM94 TR04
773.png Silvally normal Undiscovered TM94 TR04
779.png Bruxish water/psychic Water 2 TM94
780.png Drampa normal/dragon Monster/Dragon TM94 TR04
781.png Dhelmise ghost/grass Mineral TM94 TR04
788.png Tapu Fini water/fairy Undiscovered TM94 TR04
816.png Sobble water Water 1/Field TR04
817.png Drizzile water Water 1/Field TR04
818.png Inteleon water Water 1/Field TR04
833.png Chewtle water Monster/Water 1 TR04
834.png Drednaw water/rock Monster/Water 1 TR04
845.png Cramorant flying/water Water 1/Flying TR04
847.png Barraskewda water Water 2 TR04
853.png Grapploct fighting Water 1/Human-Like TR04
862.png Obtagoon dark/normal Field TR04
864.png Cursola ghost Water 1/Water 3 TR04
871.png Pincurchin electric Water 1/Amorphous TR04
875.png Eiscue ice Water 1/Field TR04
881.png Arctozolt electric/ice Undiscovered TR04
882.png Dracovish water/dragon Undiscovered TR04
883.png Arctovish water/ice Undiscovered TR04
886.png Drakloak dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TR04
887.png Dragapult dragon/ghost Amorphous/Dragon TR04
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

By breeding

By Move Tutor

Pokémon Type Egg groups Games
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


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References

  1. ^ As of Generation VI, Surf has a base power of 90, which prior to that had a base power of 95
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