Surge Surfer (Ability)

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Surge Surfer サーフテール
Surf Tail
Flavor text
Generation VII
Doubles the Pokémon's Speed stat on Electric Terrain.
Generation VIII
Doubles the Pokémon's Speed stat on Electric Terrain.
Generation IX
Doubles the Pokémon's Speed stat on Electric Terrain.

Surge Surfer (Japanese: サーフテール Surf Tail) is an Ability introduced in Generation VII. It is the signature Ability of Alolan Raichu.


In battle

When the battlefield is under the effects of Electric Terrain, Surge Surfer doubles the Speed of Pokémon with this Ability.

Outside of battle

Surge Surfer has no effect outside of battle.

Pokémon with Surge Surfer

# Pokémon Types First Ability Second Ability Hidden Ability
0026 Raichu Raichu
Alolan Form
Electric Psychic Surge Surfer None None
Please note that abilities marked with a superscript are only available in the stated generation or later.
  • For Generation III and IV games, ignore Hidden Abilities.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 衝浪之尾 Chūnglohng-jī Méih
Mandarin 衝浪之尾 / 冲浪之尾 Chōnglàng-zhī Wěi
France Flag.png French Surf Caudal
Germany Flag.png German Surf-Schweif
Italy Flag.png Italian Codasurf
South Korea Flag.png Korean 서핑테일 Surfing Tail
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Cauda Surfista
Russia Flag.png Russian Выброс Тока Vybros Toka
Spain Flag.png Spanish Cola Surf

Abilities affected by terrain
Grass PeltSurge SurferMimicryQuark DriveHadron Engine

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