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Name (transcribed): ?????

Identifier (HEX): 07
Identifier (DEC): 007
Effect pointer: 03:59b4 (ROM 3)
Unterminated name glitch item?: No
Tossable/Sellable?: No
Buy Price: 0
Sell Price: 0
Name bytes: $e6, $e6, $e6, $e6, $e6, $50

?????, commonly referred to as "Surfboard", is an unobtainable Key Item in Pokémon Red, Green, Blue, and Yellow. It was previously known as ラプラス, the Japanese name of the Pokémon Lapras, during the development of Pokémon Red and Green.[1]

This item is responsible for providing the HM move Surf with its field effect.[2][3] Additionally, it is not subject to some of the field move's limitations such as the requirement for the SoulBadge or the inability to surf on Cycling Road, although the player will still be forcibly pushed southwards like on land. This allows it to work around the Ghost Bicycle glitch.

The item can be used in battle as long as the player is facing shore or water tiles.[4][5] This will cause the Surf theme to play by performing a sound bank switch, which breaks the sound effects of moves. Once the battle ends, the player will be surfing on the overworld water. This will occur even if the water is static (tile animations are disabled) before the battle since the water will be animated afterwards.