If you were looking for the glitch move, see HM03 (move).

HM03 (Japanese: ひでんマシン03 Secret Machine 03) is an HM introduced in Generation I. It teaches a compatible Pokémon a move that can also be used in the field; but using an HM in the field requires that the player have a certain Badge (except in Generation V). HM03 has always been Surf. For compatibility, refer to the move's page. HMs can used to teach moves without limit.

Secret Machine 03
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Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation I
Generation I Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation II Bag TMs and HMs pocket icon.png TMs and HMs
Generation III Bag TMs and HMs pocket icon.png TMs and HMs (RSE)
Generation III Bag TM Case pocket icon.png TM Case (FRLG)
Generation IV Bag TMs and HMs pocket icon.png TMs and HMs
Generation V Bag TMs and HMs pocket icon.png TMs and HMs
Generation VI Bag TMs and HMs pocket icon.png TMs and HMs

In the core series games

Generation I

Location Required Badge
RBY Safari Zone   Soul Badge

Generation II

Location Required Badge
GSC Ecruteak City   Fog Badge

Generation III

Location Required Badge
RSE Petalburg City   Balance Badge
FRLG Safari Zone   Soul Badge

Generation IV

Location Required Badge
DP Celestic Town   Relic Badge
Pt Celestic Town   Fen Badge
HGSS Ecruteak City   Fog Badge

Generation V

No Badge is required to use HM moves in the field in Generation V.

Location Required Badge
BW Twist Mountain N/A
B2W2 Route 6 N/A

Generation VI

Location Required Badge
XY Shalour City   Rumble Badge
ORAS Petalburg City   Balance Badge

In the spin-off games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

HMs in the Mystery Dungeon series are named only by the move they teach. For example,  Cut is the item that teaches the move Cut. Most HMs, however, correspond to an HM in the core series' contemporaneous games.

HMs in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon games prior to Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon can be used any number of times. In Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon, "HMs" are treated like TMs and only usable once. However, if an "HM" is dropped on the ground, it has a different color than a TM.

Location Purchase price Sell price
MDRB Solar Cave (20F) 2   1  
MDTDS Final Maze
Kecleon Shops (Destiny TowerS)
Spinda's Café (Silver Ticket big win; Gold Ticket win)S
Sometimes received as a reward from Numel found on Sky Peak Mountain PathS
7500   250  
MDBSL ? N/A 1  
SMD Kecleon Shops 1444   145  

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Red, Green & Blue arc

In What a Dragonite, Red tried to get his hands on HM03 (Surf), but ran into some trouble with a wild Dragonite, eventually leading to the Hidden Machine getting destroyed. To help him, Misty gave Red her Gyarados in exchange for his Krabby, since it already knew Surf.

It was also revealed that Blue had found HM03 before Red, fueling the young Trainer's determination of finding it too.

Hidden Machines
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