Pokémon UNITE/Version history

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These are the updates to Pokémon UNITE.

2021

Android Beta

Version Release date Description
N/A February 15, 2021
  • Alpha test

Nintendo Switch

Version Release date Description Source
1.1.1.2 July 21, 2021
  • Initial release
1.1.1.3 July 28, 2021
  • New Pokémon Gardevoir.
  • Fixed bug Muscle Band not working when equipped by Charizard.
  • Official note [2]
  • Reference [3]
1.1.1.4 August 04, 2021

General

  • Added Absol Fashionable Style.
  • Adds Spectator Mode.
  • Bug Fixes.
  • Text Fixes.

Balance Changes
Charizard
  Flamethrower

  • Cooldown reduced from 7s to 5.5s.
  • Burn now does double damage.

  Fire Punch

  • Post-hit knockback is doubled.

  Fire Blast

  • Cooldown reduced from 11s to 8s.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Talonflame
  Acrobatics

  • Base damage increased from 249 to 336.

  Aerial Ace

  • Base damage increased from 97 to 194.

  Aerial Ace+

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

  Fly

  • Base damage increased from 801 to 1026.

Venusaur
  Sludge Bomb

  • Base damage increased from 153 to 239.

  Petal Dance

  • Area of effect increased.

  Solar Beam

  • Cooldown reduced from 11s to 10s.

  Verdant Anger

  • Base damage increased from 803 to 1057.

Absol
  Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes.

  Night Slash

  • Base damage increased from 123 to 172.

  Sucker Punch

  • Base damage increased from 130 to 154.

Wigglytuff

  • Stats Defense, Sp. Def and HP have been increased.

  Double Slap

  • Base damage increased from 160 to 200.

  Sing

  • Slow effect in radius before sleep has increased slightly.

  Dazzling Gleam

  • Bug Fixes.

Eldegoss
  Cotton Guard

  • Cooldown increased from 7s to 9s.
  • HP restoration decreased.

  Cotton Spore

  • Cooldown reduced from 10s to 7.5s.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
  • Defense, Sp. Def increase has been strengthened.

  Cotton Cloud Crash

  • HP restoration decreased.
  • Base damage increased from 795 to 636.

Cinderace

  • Stats Attack have been decreased.

  Blaze Kick

  • Base damage decreased from 163 to 144.

  Feint

  • Invulnerability reduced from 1.5s to 1s.

  Pyro Ball

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Gengar
  Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes

  Shadow Ball

  • Base damage increased from 269 to 724.

  Hex

  • Fewer invincibility frames on teleport.

  Dream Eater

  • Substantial range increase.

Zeraora
  Spark

  • Bug Fixes

  Wild Charge

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Cooldown increased from 8.5s to 11s.

  Plasma Gale

  • Base damage increased from 608 to 666.

Cramorant
  Whirlpool

  • Base damage
    • From 74 to 95 (Initial Hits).
    • From 114 to 104 (Intemediary Hits).
    • From 154 to 113 (Final Hits).

  Dive

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased. (Base: 306).

Machamp
  Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes.

  Cross Chop

  • Base damage decreased from 352 to 277.

  Close Combat

  • Base damage increased from 139 to 144.

Lucario
  Power-Up Punch

  • Bug Fixes.

  Bone Rush

  • Bug Fixes.

Greninja
  Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes.

Alolan Ninetales
  Snow Warning

  • Bug Fixes.
  • Official note [4]
1.1.1.5 August 6, 2021
  • Added Greninja Fashionable Style.
  • Spectator Mode has been removed.
  • Fixed a bug where Gengar's "Hex" did no damage under certain conditions.
  • Adjusted the increase/decrease of rank after a match since Master Rank position was declining more than expected.
  • Official note [5]
1.1.1.6 August 18, 2021

General

  • New Pokémon Blissey.
  • Added Snorlax Berry Style.
  • Added Pikachu Fashionable Style.
  • Added Eldegoss Fashionable Style.
  • Bug Fixes.
  • Text Fixes.
  • Shop Updates.

Balance Changes
Crustle
  Stealth Rock

  • Cooldown reduced from 8s to 6s.
  • Base damage increased from 156 to 182.

  Rock Tomb

  • Base damage increased from 214 to 253.

Garchomp
Movement speed increased.
  Bulldoze

  • Base damage increased from 57 to 227.

  Dragon Rush

  • Cooldown reduced from 8s to 6s.

Slowbro
  Surf

  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased.

  Scald

  • Bug Fixes
  • Base damage rescaled from 115(x3), 23(x5) to 129(x3), 26(x5).

Snorlax
  Heavy Slam

  • Base damage decreased from 433 to 385.

  Heavy Slam+:

  • Base damage decreased from 528 to 499.

  Block

  • Stun duration decreased from 1s to 0.75s.

  Flail

  • Movespeed bonus significantly increased

  Power Nap

  • HP restoration decreased from 10% HP(x9) to 7% HP(x9).

Greninja
  Smokescreen

  • Blind duration is reportedly lessened.
  • Cooldown increased from 11s to 13s.

  Water Shuriken

  • Cooldown reduced from 7s to 5s.
  • Base damage increased from 164 to 182.

  Double Team

  • Cooldown reduced from 11s to 9s.

Wigglytuff
  Starlight Recital

  • Bug Fixes.

Cinderace
  Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes.

Alolan Ninetales
  Snow Warning

  • Bug Fixes.

  Aurora Veil

  • Bug Fixes.

Gardevoir
  Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes.

  Psychic

  • Bug Fixes.

Cramorant
  Hurricane

  • Bug Fixes.

Wild Pokémon
Avalugg

  • Stat Decrease.

Battle Items
  Eject Button

  • Cooldown increased from 55s to 70s.

  Goal-Getter

  • Cooldown reduced from 120s to 90s.

  Fluffy Tail

  • Stat Increases

  X Attack

  • Stat Increases
  • Duration increased from 4s to 7s.
  • Official note [6]
1.1.1.7 September 1, 2021
  • New Pokémon Blastoise.
  • Added Blastoise Fashionable Style.
  • Official note [7]
1.1.1.8 September 8, 2021

General

  • Added Slowbro Training Style
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Shop Updates

Balance Changes
Blissey

  • Sp. Def Gain increased from 30/33/36/52/56/61/66/72/79/87/96/107/119/133/149 to 60/65/71/102/110/119/130/142/156/172/191/213/238/267/300.

  Safeguard:

  • Removes all status conditions from the user and the designated ally Pokémon and grants both Pokémon a shield. While these shields are active, the shielded Pokémon become immune to hindrances.
  • Cooldown reduced from 11s to 8s.
  • Area of effect increased.

  Safeguard+:

  • Upgrade: Increases the amount of damage nullified by the shield effect.
  • Official note [8]

Cross-platform

September

Version Release date Description Source
1.2.1 (Nintendo Switch)
1.2.1.2 (Android)
1.2.1.3 (iOS)
September 22, 2021

General

  • Initial release for Android and iOS
  • New Battle Pass Season 2.
  • Added Unite Squads.
  • Added Venusaur Suit Style.
  • Added Charizard Captain Style.
  • Added Charizard Purple Unite Style.
  • Added Charizard Orange Unite Style.
  • Added Pikachu Festival Style.
  • Added Pikachu Purple Unite Style.
  • Added Pikachu Orange Unite Style.
  • Added Gengar Space Style.
  • Added Snorlax Purple Unite Style.
  • Added Snorlax Orange Unite Style.
  • Added Garchomp Stakeout Style.
  • Added Lucario Space Style.
  • Added Talonflame Purple Unite Style.
  • Added Talonflame Orange Unite Style.
  • Added Eldegoss Purple Unite Style.
  • Added Eldegoss Orange Unite Style
  • Added German, Spanish, French, and Italian languages
  • Special mission added to receive the Unite license for Zeraora.
  • New event added for held items.
  • New Battle Guide feature added to the game.
  • New Spectate feature added to the game.
  • “Good job!” accolades can now be given during battle.
  • New Offline Mode feature added to the Nintendo Switch version.
  • Shop updated.
  • Bugs fixed.
  • Text issues fixed.
  • UI adjusted.
  • Changes made to some Trainer fashion item designs.

New Held items

  • Added   Razor Claw
  • Added   Choice Specs
  • Added   Weakness Policy

Balance Changes
Absol
  Night Slash

  • Cooldown reduced from 6s to 5s.
  • Area of effect adjusted.

  Sucker Punch

  • Cooldown reduced from 7s to 6s.
  • Duration of unstoppable condition while move is in use increased

Zeraora
  Slash

  • Number of attacks decreased from 4 to 3 Hits.
  • Base damage increased from 140 to 190.

  Spark

  • Lengthened the time allowed between uses to make the move easier to use.
  • The number of attacks in the Wild Charge combo will now increase even if the player performs a basic attack while using Spark.

  Wild Charge

  • Cooldown reduced from 11s to 9s.
  • Damage taken by the user while this move is in use reduced from 6% to 1%.

Charizard
  Fire Punch

  • Target(s) affected by the burn adjusted. (Only burns the first target hit.)

  Flamethrower

  • Movement speed increase strengthened.

  Fire Blast

  • Cooldown reduced from 8s to 6.5s.

  Seismic Slam

  • Has the user grab a Pokémon from the opposing team and slam it onto the ground from the air. For a short time afterward, the user can move freely over obstacles. While this Unite Move is being used, the user’s basic attacks deal increased damage and leave opposing Pokémon burned. In addition, when the user deals damage to an opposing Pokémon, the user recovers HP.
  • Unite Move charge rate decreased.
  • Fixed a bug affecting the possible timing for ending this move.

Venusaur
  Giga Drain

  • Damage reduction increased from 25% to 35%.

  Petal Dance

  • Base damage increased from 60 to 70.
  • Cooldown reduced from 11s to 9s.
  • Movement speed increase strengthened.

Cinderace
  Pyro Ball

  • Base damage increased from 475 to 610.
  • Cooldown reduced from 7s to 5s.

  Flame Charge

  • Cooldown reduced from 6s to 5s.

  Blazing Bicycle Kick

  • Fixed a bug that occurred when the move fails to activate.

  Blaze

  • Ability effect timing adjusted.

Talonflame

  • Attack Gain increased from 170/176/184/193/227/241/303/322/356/373/407/447/495/553/623 to 200/207/215/225/261/275/340/361/386/416/452/495/546/607/681

  Fly

  • Cooldown reduced from 11s to 9s.
  • Aerial movement speed increase strengthened.

  Flame Sweep

  • Unite Move charge rate increased.

Garchomp

  • Defense Gain increased from 84/89/95/102/110/137/149/168/180/234/259/289/325/368/420 to 90/95/102/110/119/149/163/179/199/261/289/323/364/413/472.
  • Sp. Def Gain increased from 64/68/72/77/83/103/112/123/136/177/196/219/246/279/318 to 67/71/76/82/89/113/124/137/152/201/223/250/282/321/367.

  Rough Skin

  • Adjusted the time between instances of this Ability’s effect triggering.

Greninja

  • Attack Gain decreased from 156/161/167/174/198/208/252/266/283/303/327/356/391/432/482 to 146/151/156/162/186/195/238/252/268/287/310/338/372/412/460.
  • Max HP Gain decreased from 3000/3034/3075/3124/3304/3376/3702/3805/3929/4077/4255/4468/4724/5031/5400 to 3000/3031/3068/3112/3273/3337/3629/3721/3832/3965/4125/4316/4546/4821/5152.

  Smokescreen

  • Fixed a bug causing the Smokescreen+ effect to trigger even before the move is upgraded.

  Double Team

  • Improved the movement of the illusory copies.

  Water Shuriken

  • Fixed a bug affecting the decrease to opposing Pokémon’s movement speed.

  Waterburst Shuriken

  • Adjusted the move to allow it to trigger more quickly.

  Torrent

  • Attack increase weakened decrease from 12% to 5%.

Wigglytuff

  • Max-level Sp. Atk decreased from 40/53/68/144/164/187/213/243/278/318/364/417/477/547/627 to 40/51/64/131/148/168/191/217/247/282/322/368/421/482/552.

  Pound

  • Base damage decreased from 400 to 340.

  Dazzling Gleam

  • Base damage decreased from 830 to 720.

  Sing

  • Fixed a bug affecting opposing Pokémon put to sleep by this move.

  Cute Charm

  • Adjusted the time between instances of this Ability’s effect triggering.

Cramorant
  Boosted Attack

  • Base damage increased from 240 to 290.

  Surf

  • First Hit Base damage decreased from 390 tot 360.
  • Second Hit Base damage decreased from 585 to 540.

  Dive

  • Cooldown reduced from 11s to 4.5s.

  Gatling Gulp Missile

  • Base damage decreased from 360 to 319.

Lucario
  Power-Up Punch

  • Base damage decreased from 220 to 190.

  Close Combat

  • Base damage increased from 60 to 76.
  • Number of attacks increased from 9 to 11 Hits.

  Close Combat+

  • Base damage increased from 60 to 150.
  • Number of attacks increased from 8 to 11 Hits.
  • Fixed a bug affecting this move’s damage.

Alolan Ninetales
  Blizzard

  • Changed how the move deals damage after the blizzard hits an obstacle.

  Snow Globe

  • Fixed bugs.

  Snow Warning

  • Fixed bugs.

Eldegoss
  Cotton Guard

  • Fixed a bug affecting the HP recovery when the move ends.

  Leaf Tornado

  • Improved the move’s effects and adjusted the move to match the feel of the controls.

Gardevoir
  Boosted Attack

  • Fixed a bug affecting this move’s damage.

  Psyshock+

  • Fixed bugs.

Snorlax
  Yawn

  • Fixed a bug affecting opposing Pokémon put to sleep by this move.

Gengar
  Lick

  • Fixed a bug that occurred when opposing Pokémon are pulled toward the user.
  • Fixed a bug affecting this move’s timing.

Mr. Mime
  Barrier

  • Adjusted the move so that it when it is upgraded, it refills its reserve uses to the maximum.

  Guard Swap

  • Fixed a bug affecting the swapping of Defense.

Crustle

  • Adjusted the Pokémon’s contact area.

Slowbro
  Basic Attack

  • Fixed a bug causing both basic attacks and boosted attacks to decrease the Sp. Def of opposing Pokémon.

  Surf

  • Adjusted the area of effect.

Machamp
  Barrage Blow

  • Fixed a bug with the shove effect.
  • Fixed a bug with the move being used on superjump springboards.

Blastoise
  Rapid Spin

  • Fixed a bug causing attacks performed while spinning to decrease the movement speed of opposing Pokémon.
  • Fixed a bug allowing the user to use either Hydro Pump or Water Spout at the same time as basic attacks while spinning.

Wild Pokémon
Regigigas

  • As a balance adjustment, added the following effect when this Pokémon is defeated:
  • For a short time, your team’s goal-scoring speed increases and your team’s goals become unblockable.
  • Official note [9]
1.2.1.4 September 27, 2021

Bug Fixes

  • Crustle may gain an unintended strength boost in certain circumstances.
  • Lucario's Extreme Speed attack may deal more damage than intended in certain circumstances.
1.2.1.5 September 29, 2021
  • New Pokémon Mamoswine.
  • Added Slowbro Bonfire Style.
  • Bug Fixes.
  • Text Fixes.
  • Shop Updates.

October

Version Release date Description Source
October 1, 2021
  • Added Alolan Ninetales Sacred Style
October 6, 2021
  • New Pokémon Sylveon.
  • Added Sylveon Poncho Style.
1.2.1.6 October 8, 2021

Sylveon
  Hyper Voice

  • Base damage decreased from 660 to 420.

  Mystical Fire

  • Near Base damage decreased from 138 to 110.
  • Far Base damage decreased from 230 to 184.
1.2.1.7 October 13, 2021
  • Added Blastoise Firefighter Style.
  • Added Talonflame Bonfire Style.
  • Change background music in main lobby.
  • Shop Updates.
  • Other.
1.2.1.8 October 20, 2021

General

  • New Pokémon Greedent.
  • Added Lucario Costume Party Style.
  • Added Zeraora Space Style.
  • Spectator mode now can view friendly match.
  • Change background in main lobby.
  • Halloween in Mar Stadium
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Event Updates
  • Shop Updates

Balance Changes
Pikachu
  Thunder

  • Base damage increased from 180 to 210.

  Volt Tackle

  • Base damage increased from 90 to 130.

Slowbro
  Amnesia

  • Cooldown reduced from 13s to 9s.
  • HP restoration increased from 12.5% x3 to 22.5% x3.

Gengar

  • Added Spell Lifesteal 12.5% available when Level 5.

Blastoise
  Hydro Pump

  • Base damage decreased from 330 to 310 (Under Rapid Spin decreased from 660 to 620).

  Hydro Pump+

  • Base damage decreased from 400 to 370 (Under Rapid Spin decreased from 800 to 740).

  Water Spout

  • Cooldown reduced from 9s to 7.5s.

  Hydro Typhoon

  • Base damage decreased from 1,740 to 1,390.

Venusaur
  Giga Drain

  • Damage resistance from 40% to 35%.
  • Base healing decreased from 200 to 180.

  Giga Drain+

  • Damage resistance from 40% to 35%.
  • Base healing decreased from 240 to 210.

  Solar Beam

  • Base damage increased (Enemy Max HP Tick from 1% to 1.5%).

Lucario

  • Attack Gain decreased from 165/175/186/198/211/225/241/258/277/298/321/347/375/406/440 to 160/170/180/192/205/219/234//251/270/291/314/339/366/396/429.

  Steadfast

  • Cooldown increased from 30s to 60s.

  Aura Cannon

  • Bug Fixes.

Garchomp

  • Basic attack speed increased from 110%~124% to 111%~147%.

  Dragon Rush

  • Base damage increased from 140 to 200.

Zeraora
  Wild Charge +

  • Bug Fixes. (Fixed in Next Patch)

Cramorant
  Dive

  • Fixed a bug that caused Cramorant's model to glitch after reappearing from diving.

Talonflame
  Gale Wings

  • Fixed a bug that caused Gale Wings to not activate on respawn.

Absol
  Sucker Punch

  • Bug Fixes.

Remoat Stadium
Zapdos

  • Drops less energy when KO decreased from 20 to 15 point.

Drednaw

  • Shields given to friendly teams when KO Drednaw has been reduced (Down to 8% MaxHP).
  • After KO, get experience gained has decreased from 880 to 660.

Rotom

  • After KO, Rotom's movement speed, Attack and HP stat gain a significant boost when it starts heading for a goal.
  • The effect time when the goal area is broken has been increased from 20s to 25s.
1.2.1.9 October 20, 2021

Zeraora
  Wild Charge +

  • Fixed a bug Wild Charge + causes more damage than expected.
1.2.1.10 October 26, 2021
  • Added button to add friends after finish the match.
  • New Items will be marked as NEW in Shops.
  • Bug Fixes.
  • Spec Changes.
    • Lobby.
    • Friends.
    • Events.
October 27, 2021
  • Added Charizard Bonfire Style.
  • Added Wigglytuff Bonfire Style.
  • Added Eldegoss Space Style.

November

Version Release date Description Source
November 3, 2021
  • Added Wigglytuff Bedtime Style.
  • Added Eldegoss Big Ribbon Style.
November 8, 2021
  • Start Ranked Battle Season 2.
  • New Battle Pass Season 3.
  • Added Venusaur Sunshine Style.
  • Added Charizard Adept Style.
  • Added Crustle Shrine Style.
1.2.1.11 November 10, 2021

General

  • Change theme and background music in main lobby to original.
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Shop Updates

Balance Changes
Greedent
  Cheek Pouch

  • HP restoration decreased.

  Covet

  • Fixed a bug where Belch was able to be used more often than anticipated during Covet.

  Belch

  • Base damage decreased from 850 to 700.

  Belch+

  • Base damage decreased from 890 to 750.

  Stuff Cheeks

  • Shield effect weakened.

  Bullet Seed

  • Base damage increased from 55 to 75.

  Bullet Seed+

  • Base damage increased from 60 to 83.

  Berry Belly Flop

  • Fixed an issue where the was unintended effects when using the Unite Move while using the jump pad.

Alolan Ninetales

  • Sp. Atk Gain change from 51/71/94/211/242/277/317/363/416/477/548/629/723/831/955 to 51/65/81/101/125/201/235/276/325/479/549/633/734/856/1002.

  Blizzard

  • Cooldown reduced from 11s to 9s.
  • Base damage increased from 150 to 250. (Initial Hit)
  • Base damage increased from 150 to 125. (Area Damage)

Gardevoir
  Psychic

  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Cooldown reduced from 7s to 6s.

Sylveon
  Fairy Frolic

  • Fixed an issue where HP wasn't being recovered when using Move 1 after using the Unite Move.

Pikachu
  Thunder

  • Fixed a bug where Thunder wouldn't activate if you used Thunderbolt, Thunder, and Basic Attack in quick succession.

Garchomp
  Rough Skin

  • Fixed a bug where Rough Skin would deflect more damage than expected when hit with Zeraora's Wild Charge.

Items
  Potion

  • Healing from 15% Max HP to 20% Max HP + 160.

  X Speed

  • Movement speed increased.

  Full Heal

  • Fixed a bug where posion wasn't healed when Full Heal was used.
November 11, 2021
  • Added Sylveon Checkered Style.
1.2.1.12 November 16, 2021
  • Bug Fixes.
  • Spec Changes.
  • Text Fixes.
1.2.1.13 November 18, 2021
  • Players received a Notice of Apology in their mail with free 40 Battle Pass Points.
November 19, 2021
  • New Pokémon Decidueye.
  • Added Decidueye Star Cloak Style.
November 23, 2021
  • Added Blissey Checkered Style.
November 26, 2021
  • Added Gengar Masked Style.
1.2.1.14 November 30, 2021
  • Event Updates.

December

Version Release date Description Source
December 3, 2021
  • Added Machamp Adept Style.

References