What Pok��mon can learn Surf?


Quick Answer

As of Generation VI (Pok��mon X/Y), 171 out of the 719 known Pok��mon can learn Surf through the use of HM03. The majority of these Pok��mon are Water-types. Additionally, in older versions of Pok��mon games, Pikachu, Pichu and Phione can learn Surf through special means.

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Every Water-type starter Pok��mon can learn Surf in any of its evolutionary stages. The physical size of the Pok��mon or type is irrelevant in determining if a Pok��mon can learn Surf, and one-third of the Pok��mon that can learn the move are of a type other than Water.

While the animation used in-game for a surfing Pok��mon is generic, certain games have special graphics if a certain Pok��mon uses Surf. These include a Pikachu on a surfboard if a Pikachu uses surf in Generations I and II and a distinct animation of Lapras, Kyogre, Wailmer and Sharpedo if any of those Pok��mon use Surf in Generation VI. Additionally, Kyogre and Sharpedo both move faster than other Pok��mon when surfing with the following special effects: Kyogre has an increased hitbox, and Sharpedo prevents any fishing or wild Pok��mon encounters.

As of Generation VI, Surf has a power level of 90 and an increased critical hit rate when used in battle, and it targets all adjacent opponents and allies in double and triple battles.

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