Not a huge amount has changed in the version of Kanto in Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee, but one feature happily missing from the old games are Hidden Machines – HMs. These cumbersome moves are gone, but their overworld functionality has been replaced with secret techniques – one of which, Sky Skim, replaces the…
Not a huge amount has changed in the version of Kanto in Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee, but one feature happily missing from the old games are Hidden Machines – HMs. These cumbersome moves are gone, but their overworld functionality has been replaced with secret techniques – one of which, Sky Skim, replaces the absolutely essential Fly HM. Here’s how to get it.
All of the old HMs have been retired, and that means there’s no longer a need to keep around a weak Pokemon to act as your HM carrier, or worse burden your actually high-quality battling Pokemon with these less-useful abilities. Back in Pokemon Yellow you’d need HMs, of course – many were vital for traveling the overworld at all, while others, like Fly, made getting around places you’ve already visited a whole lot easier.

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