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HM moves cannot be forgotten by Pokémon under normal circumstances in the games in which they are HMs, even if they are not learned via HM. They can be deleted by the [[Move Deleter]], although {{m|Surf}} cannot be deleted in {{game|Emerald}} if the Pokémon is the only one in the player's [[party]] or [[PC]] that knows the move. If a Pokémon learns a new move while in [[Pokémon Day Care]], an HM move can be replaced if it is at the top of the list; however, in [[Generation I]] the Pokémon Day Care will not accept Pokémon that know HM moves.
A Pokémon knowing an HM move cannot be sent forward from [[Generation III]] to [[Generation IV]] or from Generation IV to Generation V unless the HM move is removed (via [[Move Deleter]]). {{m|Dive}} prevents sending forward from {{game|FireRed and LeafGreen|s}} despite not being considered an HM by those games, while {{m|Defog}} and {{m|Whirlpool}} only prevent Pokémon being sent forward from the games they are an HM in. Pokémon with Whirlpool can freely be sent into {{game|HeartGold and SoulSilver|s}} from Generation III, while Pokémon with Dive can freely be sent into Generation V games. Unlike in previous inter-generational transfers, Pokémon sent from Generation I or V to [[Poké Transporter]] that know HM moves do not require these moves to be deleted. Pokémon which know HM moves cannot be traded over [[Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection]] or the [[Nintendo Network]], and also cannot be deposited in the [[GTS]]. Pokémon that know HM moves can also be freely deposited and withdrawn from [[Pokémon Bank]].
In Generation V, Pokémon knowing an HM move cannot be traded via [[infrared]] communications if they are in the player's [[party]], to prevent a player from potentially becoming stuck somewhere that requires an HM move to escape.