Absol (UNITE)

Absol (Japanese: アブソル Absol) is a playable Pokémon in Pokémon UNITE. It was available as part of the base game when it released on July 21, 2021.

アブソル Absol
UNITE Absol.png
Role Speedster
Attack type Melee
Damage type Attack
Difficulty Expert
Does not evolve
License availability:
Aeos coin 10,000 Aeos Coins / Aeos gem 575 Aeos Gems
UNITE Absol License Card.png

Absol is a Speedster with a number of moves that offer tricky movement options and a penchant for scoring critical hits.




Passive Ability

Super Luck
きょううん Good Luck

Increases the Pokémon's critical hit-rate by 15%.

Basic Attack

  Damage category: Physical (as a basic attack)
Damage category: Physical (as a boosted attack)

Becomes a boosted attack with every third attack, dealing damage to enemies and lowering their Defense when it hits. If this boosted attack hits only a single target, it deals increased damage.


Move slot 1

Learned at Lv. 1 or 3
Cooldown: 8 seconds
Upgrades into Night Slash or Pursuit
  Dash Description
Has the user dash in an arc, attacking Pokémon it comes in contact with. This move ignores the Defense stat and shield effects of opposing Pokémon.
  Night Slash
Crossroad Killing
Learned at Lv. 5
Cooldown: 5 seconds
Upgrades into Night Slash+ at Lv. 11
  Dash Description
Has the user dash in an outward arc, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon. If this first attack hits, a second attack can also be performed. The second attack has the user dash straight ahead, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon and increasing the user's critical-hit rate. The lower the opposing Pokémon's HP, the more the user's critical-hit rate is increased.

Upgrade: Restores the user's HP if the straight-ahead dash hits an opposing Pokémon.

Pursuing Attack
Learned at Lv. 5
Cooldown: 5 seconds
Upgrades into Pursuit+ at Lv. 11
  Dash Description
Has the user dash to the designated location and quickly charge an opposing Pokémon with the next basic attack. If the basic attack lands from behind, its damage is increased and this move's cooldown is reduced.

Upgrade: Increases the user's movement speed.

Move slot 2

Learned at Lv. 1 or 3
Cooldown: 6 seconds
Upgrades into Psycho Cut or Sucker Punch
  Melee Description
Slashes with sharp claws in front of the user, increasing this move's critical-hit rate.
  Psycho Cut
Psycho Cutter
Learned at Lv. 7
Cooldown: 7 seconds
Upgrades into Psycho Cut+ at Lv. 13
  Ranged Description
Has the user attack with blades formed by psychic power that decreases the movement speed of opposing Pokémon for a short time when the move hits. Also, after this move hits, the user's attacks deal additional damage to affected opposing Pokémon (up to three times).

Upgrade: Also increases the user's movement speed for a short time when the user gets close to the opposing Pokémon that this move hit.

  Sucker Punch
Surprise Attack
Learned at Lv. 7
Cooldown: 5 seconds
Upgrades into Sucker Punch+ at Lv. 13
  Sure Hit Description
Has the user look for an opening to attack an opposing Pokémon, decreasing the movement speed of the user and the opposing Pokémon for the duration. After a short time, the user charges to attack the opposing Pokémon. However, if the user receives damage or gets attacked before it charges, it attacks immediately, dealing increased damage and shoving the opposing Pokémon.

Upgrade: Increases basic attack speed for a short time when this move hits.

Unite Move

  Midnight Slash
Learned at Lv. 9
  Area Description
Unleashes a flurry of slashes in front of the user. This move ends by unleashing powerful blades of energy, dealing increased damage to opposing Pokémon and shoving them.


Name Holowear Release Date Unlock Method Audio/Visual FX
  Fashionable Style   August 4, 2021   400 /   20 Appearance only
  Dark Suit Style   December 20, 2021 Premium Battle Pass - Season 4* Unite Move
  Sweet Style   February 12, 2022   400* Appearance only
  Sacred Style   March 15, 2022 Special event missions* Appearance only
  Pokébuki Style   May 23, 2022   1,200 KO
  Beach Style   June 30, 2022   1,050 Movement
  Explorer Style   June 1, 2023 UNITE Club Membership reward Appearance only
  Fashionable Style (Magenta)   February 22, 2024 Set Shop Appearance only


See also

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Absol.

Playable characters in Pokémon UNITE
Attacker Alolan NinetalesChandelureCinderaceCramorantDecidueyeDelphoxDragapultDuraludonEspeonGardevoirGlaceonGreninjaInteleonMewMewtwo (Y)MiraidonPikachuSylveonVenusaur
All‑Rounder AegislashAzumarillBlazikenBuzzwoleCeruledgeCharizardDragoniteFalinksGarchompGyaradosLucarioMachampMetagrossMewtwo (X)MimikyuScizorTsareenaTyranitarUrshifuZacian
Speedster AbsolDodrioGengarLeafeonMeowscaradaTalonflameZeraoraZoroark
Defender BlastoiseCrustleGoodraGreedentLaprasMamoswineSlowbroSnorlaxTrevenantUmbreon
Supporter BlisseyClefableComfeyEldegossHoopaMr. MimeSableyeWigglytuff

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