Pokémon Unite (Switch, Mobile): Software updates (latest: Ver. 1.5.1.3)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various Software updates for Pokémon Unite on Nintendo Switch (originally released on Nintendo Switch in July 2021 in North America, Europe, and Japan, and on mobile September 22nd 2021 in North America, Europe, and Japan)!

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Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.5.1.3

  • Release date: May 6th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: ???MB
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available yet. This update brings the following to the game:

  • Fixes the issue causing experience gained each second to not be counted in the level before an evolution

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.5.1.2

  • Release date: April 27th 2022 (North America) / April 28th 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: 252MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:
  • Battle Pass 7—titled Pokébuki—is now available, allowing players to get stylish Holowear and Trainer fashion items!
  • On May 1 at 00:00 UTC, the UNITE Club membership—a new value-packed subscription service—will become available, and with it comes various benefits! [delayed to unspecified date]
  • Adjustments to some aspects of the UI
  • Bug fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Shop Updates
  • Event Updates
Details

Greedent: Covet

  • Changed to “Has the user run with all its might, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon it hits and throwing them. The user then becomes resistant to hindrances for a short time. While running, the user drops Berries from its body. If the user eats a dropped Berry, its movement speed is increased for a short time. The more Berries the user eats, the more its movement speed is increased. In addition, Tackle, Belch, or Bullet Seed can also be used while the user is running. Using this move will reset the cooldown of Tackle or Belch.”

Blissey: Soft-Boiled

  • Changed to “Throws an egg to an ally Pokémon, restoring its HP as well as the user’s.
  • A maximum of two uses can be kept in reserve for this move. If the user also learns Egg Bomb, the maximum number of uses that can be kept in reserve increases to four. In that case, this move and Egg Bomb share the same pool of uses kept in reserve.”

Blissey: Egg Bomb

  • Changed to “Hurls an egg at the designated location. The egg then explodes, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon in the area of effect and throwing them.
  • A maximum of two uses can be kept in reserve for this move. If the user also learns Soft-Boiled, the maximum number of uses that can be kept in reserve increases to five. In that case, this move and Soft-Boiled share the same pool of uses kept in reserve.”

Blissey: Soft-Boiled+

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 10.

Blissey: Safeguard+

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 10.

Blissey: Helping Hand+

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 12.

Blissey: Egg Bomb+

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 12.

Duraludon: Dragon Pulse

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Duraludon: Stealth Rock

  • effects adjusted.

Alolan Ninetales: Blizzard

  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Area of effect increased.

Alolan Ninetales: Aurora Veil

  • Move Downgrade

Talonflame: Brave Bird

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.
  • Area of effect decreased.

Talonflame: Unite Move: Flame Sweep

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.
  • Unite Move charge rate decreased.

Lucario: Extreme Speed

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Hoopa: Trick

  • Area of effect decreased.
  • Cooldown lengthened.
  • Range decreased.

Hoopa: Trick+

  • HP restoration decreased.

Hoopa: Shadow Ball

  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased.

Hoopa: Phantom Force

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Zeraora: Discharge

  • Shield effect strengthened.

Aegislash: boosted attack

  • Move Upgrade

Aegislash: Sacred Sword

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon increased.

Trevenant: Branch Poke

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
  • Changed to “Has the user jab in the designated direction, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon and decreasing their movement speed for a short time when it hits. At the same time, the user’s HP begins to gradually recover for a short time.”

Trevenant: Curse

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Effects on the user weakened.

Trevenant: Pain Split

  • HP restoration increased.

Trevenant: Unite Move: Phantom Forest

  • Unite Move charge rate increased.

Cramorant: Air Slash

  • Move Upgrade

Cramorant: Unite Move: Gatling Gulp Missile

  • Unite Move charge rate increased.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Greninja: Unite Move: Waterburst Shuriken

  • Unite Move charge rate increased.

Azumarill: Bubble

  • Bugs fixed for the following effects on opposing Pokémon:
  • decreased movement speed

Azumarill: Whirlpool

  • Fixed bug(s) that affected the following:
  • Damage

Azumarill: Aqua Tail

  • Changed to “Increases the speed and area of effect of the user’s next three basic attacks. If these basic attacks hit from a distance, they also deal increased damage and restore the user’s HP.”

Buddy Barrier

  • Effect weakened.

Score Shield

  • Cooldown lengthened.
  • Adjustments
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.4.1.11

  • Release date: April 13th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: 15.2MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.4.1.10

  • Release date: March 28th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: 52.5MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Spec Changes
Details

Duraludon

  • The following stats have been adjusted:
  • Attack

Duraludon: Basic Attack

  • Range decreased.

Duraludon: boosted attack

  • Bug Fixes

Duraludon: Heavy Metal

  • Cooldown lengthened.
  • Bug Fixes

Duraludon: Dragon Pulse

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.
  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased.
  • Bug Fixes

Duraludon: Flash Cannon

  • Bug Fixes

Duraludon: Unite Move: Revolving Ruin

  • Bug Fixes

Alolan Ninetales: Aurora Veil

  • Effects on the user weakened.
  • Bug Fixes

Mr. Mime: Guard Swap+

  • Bug Fixes
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.4.1.7

  • Release date: March 14th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: 83.3MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:
  • Achievements added
  • Hindi added as a supported language
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Spec Changes
  • Shop Updates
  • Event Updates

Blastoise: Rapid Spin

  • Move Upgrade

Mr. Mime: Guard Swap

  • Changed to “Creates a link between the user and the Pokémon this move hits, swapping the user’s Defense and Sp. Def stats with those of the linked Pokémon. If the linked Pokémon is an opposing Pokémon, this move deals damage over time to it and decreases its movement speed while also increasing the user’s movement speed. If the linked Pokémon is an ally Pokémon, this move increases the movement speed of that Pokémon and the user. These effects will persist as long as the two Pokémon remain linked. The link will disappear if the user and the linked Pokémon are too far apart, if the user attempts to target another Pokémon, or by other factors.”

Mr. Mime: Confusion

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Mr. Mime: Psychic

  • Controls adjusted.

Cramorant: Dive

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased. actions adjusted.
  • Move Upgrade

Cramorant: Air Slash

  • Cooldown lengthened.

Alolan Ninetales: boosted attack

  • Controls adjusted.

Alolan Ninetales: Aurora Veil

  • Changed to “Has the user leap to the designated location and create an aurora around itself that reduces damage received by the user and ally Pokémon in the area of effect. While the user is inside the aurora, its movement speed is increased and its basic attacks become boosted attacks. These boosted attacks restore the user’s HP when they deal damage.”

Lucario: Close Combat

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.
  • Effects on the user weakened.

Greedent: The following stats have been decreased: movement speed

Greedent: Tackle

  • Cooldown lengthened.

Greedent: Defense Curl

  • Effects on the user weakened.

Eldegosss: Cotton Guard

  • Effects on the user weakened.

Eldegoss: Unite Move: Cotton Cloud Crash

  • Unite Move charge rate increased.

Decidueye: Spirit Shackle

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Move Upgrade

Decidueye: Unite Move: Nock Nock

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Zeraora: Volt Switch

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Trevenant: The following stats have been increased:

  • Movement speed
  • Bug Fixes

Trevenant: Wood Hammer

  • This move’s HP decrease has been weakened.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Trevenant: Pain Split

  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
  • This move’s movement speed increase has been strengthened.

Tsareena

  • Stat Increases

Tsareena: Trop Kick

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Cooldown reduced.

Tsareena: Stomp

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Gengar: Unite Move: Fairy Frolic

  • The amount the following stats increase at level-up has been adjusted: Sp. Atk

Gengar: boosted attack

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Hoopa: Shadow Ball

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Hoopa: Hyperspace Hole

  • Cooldown lengthened.

Hoopa – Hoopa Confined: Basic Attack

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Hoopa – Hoopa Confined: Hyperspace Fury

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Aegislash: Sacred Sword

  • Fixed bug(s) that affected the following:
  • Area of Effect

Slow Smoke

  • Cooldown lengthened.
  • Effect weakened.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.4.1.6

  • Release date: March 7th 2022 (North America) / March 8th 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: ???MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
    • Hoopa teleporting to the opponent’s ring if Hoopa on both teams simultaneously use their Unite move
    • Hoopa able to teleport Pokémon while that Pokémon is under a movement restricting effect
    • Opponents being teleported to your base when they are hit by certain moves at the same time the Pokémon dealing the attack is teleported to base by Hoopa
    • Players teleporting with opponents when certain moves are used at the same time the opponent is teleporting

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.4.1.4

  • Release date: February 23rd 2022 (North America) / February 24th 2022 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: 76.8MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
    • Issue regarding Aegislash’s Boosted Attack in Blade Forme
    • Issue regarding Aegislash’s UNITE move causing players’ screens to darken
    • Decidueye’s Leaf Storm+ not activating at certain distances
  • Spec Changes
  • Text Fixes
  • Event Updates
  • Shop Updates

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.4.1.3

  • Release date: January 25th 2022 (North America) / January 26th 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: 39.1MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:
  • Lucario: Close Combat – No longer triggers multiple healing effects when hitting multiple Pokémon
  • Garchomp: Dig – Status increases have been reduced
  • Decidueye – Fixed bugs
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.4.1.2

  • Release date: January 19th 2022 (North America) / January 20th 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: 68.6MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Spec Changes
  • Text Fixes
  • Shop Updates

Changes have been made to some Pokémon stats and moves to adjust the balance of Unite Battles.

Details

Dragonite: Basic Attack

  • Range decreased.

Dragonite: Hyper Beam

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Dragonite: Extreme Speed

  • Range increased.
  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Bug Fixes.

Dragonite: Unite Move: Draco Impact

  • Increased the amount by which the Unite Move gauge decreases

Tsareena: Basic Attack

  • Basic attack speed increased.

Tsareena: Triple Axel

  • Effects on the user weakened.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Tsareena: Stomp

  • HP restoration increased.

Tsareena: Grassy Glide

  • Removed the effect that reduced an opponent’s speed when they were hit with the move.
  • Cooldown lengthened.

Talonflame: Fly

  • When this move hits a Pokémon on the opposing team, the cooldown will be reduced.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.
  • Cooldown lengthened.

Talonflame: Aerial Ace

  • When this move hits, Talonflame will regain some HP. Additionally, if the opponent is knocked out after using Brave Bird through Aerial Ace, Aerial Ace’s cooldown will immediately jump to zero.
  • Controls adjusted.

Lucario: Meteor Mash

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon weakened.

Lucario: Extreme Speed

  • HP restoration decreased.

Lucario: Close Combat

  • Move Upgrade

Lucario: Power-Up Punch

  • Fixed an issue where Meteor Mash wouldn’t hit an opponent if used directly after using Power-Up Punch.

Charizard: Basic Attack

  • This move’s movement speed decrease has been weakened.

Charizard: Flamethrower

  • This move can now be used while moving.

Charizard: Fire Blast

  • This move can now be used while moving.

Charizard: Unite Move: Seismic Slam

  • Range increased.

Decidueye:

  • After level 7, the amount of HP regained when using a Basic Attack has been increased.

Decidueye: Spirit Shackle

  • Increased the maximum number of uses that can be kept in reserve for this move to 3.
  • Fixed an issue where the next Spirit Shackle’s damage was powered up regardless of whether it was charged when player canceled the Spirit Shackle’s charge.

Decidueye: Razor Leaf

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Decidueye: Leaf Storm

  • Area of effect increased.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
  • Controls adjusted.

Decidueye: Unite Move: Nock Nock

  • Controls adjusted.

Machamp

  • After level 7, the amount of HP regained when using a Basic Attack has been increased.

Machamp: Karate Chop

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Machamp: Dynamic Punch

  • Range increased.

Machamp: Submission

  • It will trigger the damage and move effects even if the opponent Pokemon isn’t hindered.

Gengar: Hex

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 5.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Gengar: Dream Eater

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 5.
  • If the opponent is knocked out, this move’s cooldown will be shorter.

Gengar: Hex+

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 11.

Gengar: Dream Eater+

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 11.

Gengar: Sludge Bomb

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 7.

Gengar: Shadow Ball

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 7.

Gengar: Sludge Bomb+

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 13.

Gengar: Shadow Ball+

  • Level at which move is learned changed to 13.

Zeraora: Volt Absorb

  • Fixed an issue where after Zeraora was knocked out and respawned, Volt Absorb’s effect was still active.

Zeraora: Wild Charge

  • Fixed an issue where the increase in the number of Spark attacks was canceled by Full Heal.

Garchomp: Dig

  • Changed to Has the user burrow underground and move quickly in the designated direction, jumping out when it comes in contact with an opposing Pokémon or when it has traveled the maximum distance. This jump deals damage to opposing Pokémon in the area of effect and throws them. Using this move increases the user’s Defense and Sp. Def for a short time.

Garchomp: Dig+

  • Changed to Upgrade: Increases the length of time opposing Pokémon are thrown when the user jumps out from underground.

Garchomp: Earthquake

  • Changed to Has the user jump high into the air and crash forcefully to the ground, dealing damage over time to opposing Pokémon in the area of effect and decreasing their movement speed for a short time.

Garchomp: Earthquake+

  • Changed to Upgrade: For a short time, further decreases the movement speed of opposing Pokémon that are in the move’s area of effect and especially close to the user.

Garchomp: Dragon Rush

  • Changed to Has the user back up to create distance before diving to attack in the designated direction, shoving opposing Pokémon. The user can use Dragon Claw while creating distance at the beginning of this move to create a combo attack, which strengthens Dragon Claw’s effect that decreases the opposing Pokémon’s movement speed.
  • This move reduces the damage the user receives while using it.

Garchomp: Dragon Rush+

  • Changed to Upgrade: The user becomes immune to hindrances while using this move.

Garchomp: Dragon Claw

  • Changed to Has the user attack twice in front of itself using its claws. The first attack deals damage to opposing Pokémon and then throws them. The second deals increased damage and decreases the movement speed of the opposing Pokémon for a short time.

X Attack

  • Changed to Increases the Pokémon’s Attack, Sp. Atk, and basic attack speed for a short time.

Slow Smoke

  • Changed to Creates a cloud of smoke that greatly decreases the movement speed and basic attack speed of opposing Pokémon for a short time.
  • Effect strengthened.
  • Effect duration lengthened.

Fluffy Tail

  • Fixed an issue that it could be used for other than wild Pokemon.

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.4.1.1

  • Release date: January 19th 2022 (North America) / January 20th 2022 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: 145MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:
  • Trevenant, the Elder Tree Pokémon, joins the fray!
  • New Holowear is available, including Armor Style for Charizard!
  • UI Adjustments
  • Bug Fixes
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.3.1.8

  • Release date: December 27th 2021 (North America) / December 28th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • File size: 9.4MB
  • Additional download: none
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug fixes.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.3.1.7

  • Release date: December 19th 2021 (North America) / December 20th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: ???MB
  • Additional download: ???MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Spec Changes
  • Text Fixes

Changes have been made to some Pokémon stats and moves to adjust the balance of Unite Battles.

 

Details

Venusaur: Petal Dance

  • Effects on the user weakened.

Venusaur: Solar Beam

  • Cooldown reduced.

Venusaur: Sludge Bomb

  • Range increased.

Venusaur: Unite Move: Verdant Anger

  • The following have been adjusted for this move: Area of Effect

Wigglytuff: Unite Move: Starlight Recital

  • Shield effect weakened.
  • Duration of effects on the user decreased.

Zeraora: Spark

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Zeraora: Wild Charge

  • Bug Fixes

Gardevoir: Moonblast

  • Cooldown lengthened.
  • Move Downgrade

Gardevoir: Psyshock

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Gardevoir: Future Sight

  • Bug Fixes

Eldegoss: Leaf Tornado

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Eldegoss: Cotton Spore

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
  • Effects on the user strengthened.

Crustle: boosted attack

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Tsareena

  • Bug Fixes

Tsareena: Triple Axel

  • Effects on the user weakened.

Slowbro: Oblivious

  • Stat Increases
  • Changed to Has the Pokémon store up lost HP for a short time. When hitting an opposing Pokémon with a move, the Pokémon restores some of its HP using the stored-up HP, and it also decreases the opposing Pokémon’s Sp. Def for a short time.

Slowbro: Scald

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Effects on the user strengthened.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Slowbro: Amnesia+

  • Changed to Upgrade: Increases Sp. Def..

Decidueye: Spirit Shackle

  • Cooldown reduced.

Decidueye: Leaf Storm

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Range increased.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Decidueye: Leafage

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Cinderace: Blaze Kick+

  • Effects on the user strengthened.

Cinderace: Feint

  • Cooldown reduced.

Pikachu: Thunder Shock

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Pikachu: Volt Tackle

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Pikachu: Unite Move: Thunderstorm

  • Unite Move charge rate increased.

Sylveon: Hyper Voice

  • Bug Fixes

Remoat Stadium: Corphish

  • Bug Fixes
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.3.1.2

  • Release date: December 9th 2021 (North America) / December 10th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 55.54MB
  • Additional download: 8.5MB
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.3.1.1

  • Release date: December 8th 2021 (North America) / December 9th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 314MB
  • Additional download: 38.8MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Behold her Queenly Majesty! Tsareena joins the fray!
    • If you log in after the December 9th 2021 update, you can receive the Unite license for Tsareena
  • New Holowear available, including Training Style for Greedent!
  • UI Adjustments
  • Bug Fixes
  • Master rank rating adjusted so that it increases more easily
  • The ranked match performance point system has been adjusted. Players can now prevent the loss of a * after losing a ranked match in exchange for a deduction of performance points if the amount of performance points is past the gauge’s white line.
  • Shop Updates
  • Spec Changes
  • Text Fixes
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.14

  • Release date: November 29th 2021 (North America) / November 30th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 4.4MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Event Updates
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.12

  • Release date: November 15th 2021 (North America) / November 16th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 10MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Spec Changes
  • Text Fixes
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.11

  • Release date: November 9th 2021 (North America) / November 10th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 73.9MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Shop Updates

Changes have been made to some Pokémon stats and moves to adjust the balance of Unite Battles.

 

Greedent: Cheek Pouch

  • Decreased the amount of HP restored from Berries that Greedent drops.

Greedent: Covet

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

Greedent: Belch

  • Cooldown lengthened.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Greedent: Stuff Cheeks

  • Shield effect weakened.

Greedent: Bullet Seed

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Greedent: Unite Move: Berry Belly Flop

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

Alolan Ninetales

  • The following stats have been increased:
  • Sp. Atk

Alolan Ninetales: Blizzard

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Gardevoir: Psychic

  • Move Upgrade

Sylveon: Unite Move: 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.

Potion

  • Increased healing amount.

X Speed

  • Increased the speed boost.

Full Heal

  • Fixed a bug where posion wasn’t healed when Full Heal was used.

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.2

  • Release date: November 3rd 2021 (North America) / November 4th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 147MB
  • Patch notes:

Bug Fixes.

  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: game

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.10

  • Release date: October 26th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 14.6MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Spec Changes
    • Lobby
    • Friends
    • Events
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: game

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.8

  • Release date: October 20th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 156.2MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Halloween in Mer Stadium!
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Event Updates
  • Shop Updates

Changes have been made to some Pokémon stats and moves to adjust the balance of Unite Battles.

Details

Pikachu: Thunder

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Pikachu: Volt Tackle

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Slowbro: Amnesia

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • HP restoration increased.

Gengar

  • Stat Increase

Blastoise: Hydro Pump

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Blastoise: Water Spout

  • Cooldown reduced.

Blastoise: Unite Move: Hydro Typhoon

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Venusaur: Giga Drain

  • Effects on the user weakened.
  • HP restoration decreased.

Venusaur: Solar Beam

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Lucario

  • The following stats have been decreased: Attack

Lucario: Steadfast

  • Stat Decreases

Lucario: Unite Move: Aura Cannon

  • Bug Fixes

Garchomp: Basic Attack

  • Basic attack speed increased.

Garchomp: Dragon Rush

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Zeraora: Wild Charge+

  • Bug Fixes

Cramorant: Dive

  • Bug Fixes

Talonflame: Gale Wings

  • Bug Fixes

Absol: Sucker Punch

  • Bug Fixes

Remoat Stadium: Zapdos

  • Aeos energy provided when defeated decreased.

Remoat Stadium: Drednaw

  • Effect when defeated weakened.
  • Exp. Points provided when defeated decreased.

Remoat Stadium: Rotom

  • The following stats have been increased: Attack, HP
  • Movement speed changed.
  • Effect that makes goal zones defenseless strengthened.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: game

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.7

  • Release date: October 13th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 35.8MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Shop Updates
  • Other
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: game

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.6

  • Release date: October 8th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 1.1MB
  • Patch notes:

This update will be affecting the following Sylveon moves:

  • Hyper Voice: Damage dealt decreased.
  • Mystical Fire: Damage dealt decreased.

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.5

  • Release date: September 29th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: 22.2MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fives
  • Shop Updates
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: game

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.4

  • Release date: September 27th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Mobile
  • File size: ???
  • Patch notes:
  • Crustle may gain an unintended strength boost in certain circumstances
  • Lucario’s Extreme Speed attack may deal more damage than intended in certain circumstances

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.3

  • Release date: September 22nd 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch
  • File size: 43.87MB
  • Patch notes:
Update Details

Over Five Million Preregistrations Reached for the Mobile Version

Everyone who plays the mobile version of the game will receive Aeos tickets, Unite License: Pikachu, and Festival Style: Pikachu as gifts for reaching this preregistration milestone!

Note: These gifts can be used on the Nintendo Switch version of the game as well by linking your account.

New Battle Pass: Galactic Ghost 094

This new battle pass features space-themed items straight out of a galaxy full of twinkling stars.

New Feature: Unite Squads

Other Updates
  • 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.

Changes have been made to some Pokémon stats and moves to adjust the balance of Unite Battles.

Details

Absol: Night Slash

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Area of effect adjusted.

Absol: Sucker Punch

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Duration of unstoppable condition while move is in use increased

Zeraora: Slash

  • Number of attacks decreased.
  • Damage of each attack increased.

Zeraora: 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.

Zeraora: Wild Charge

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Damage taken by the user while this move is in use reduced.

Charizard: Fire Punch

  • Target(s) affected by the burn adjusted.

Charizard: Flamethrower

  • Movement speed increase strengthened.

Charizard: Fire Blast

  • Cooldown reduced.

Charizard: Unite Move (Seismic Slam)

  • This move has been changed to the following:
  • 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.

Venusaur: Petal Dance

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Movement speed increase strengthened.

Cinderace: Pyro Ball

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Cooldown reduced.

Cinderace: Flame Charge

  • Cooldown reduced.

Cinderace: Unite Move (Blazing Bicycle Kick)

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

Cinderace: Blaze

  • Ability effect timing adjusted.

Talonflame

  • Attack increased.

Talonflame: Fly

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Aerial movement speed increase strengthened.

Talonflame: Unite Move (Flame Sweep)

  • Unite Move charge rate increased.

Garchomp

  • Defense and Sp. Def increased.

Garchomp: Rough Skin

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

Greninja

  • Attack and max HP decreased.

Greninja: Smokescreen

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

Greninja: Double Team

  • Improved the movement of the illusory copies.

Greninja: Water Shuriken

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

Greninja: Unite Move (Waterburst Shuriken)

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

Greninja: Torrent

  • Attack increase weakened.

Wigglytuff:

  • Max-level Sp. Atk decreased.

Wigglytuff: Pound

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Wigglytuff: Dazzling Gleam

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Wigglytuff: Sing

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

Wigglytuff: Cute Charm

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

Cramorant: Boosted Attack

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Cramorant: Surf

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Cramorant: Dive

  • Cooldown reduced.

Cramorant: Unite Move (Gatling Gulp Missile)

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Lucario: Power-Up Punch

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Lucario: Close Combat

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Number of attacks increased.

Lucario: Close Combat+

  • Fixed a bug affecting this move’s damage.

Alolan Ninetales: Blizzard

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

Alolan Ninetales: Unite Move (Snow Globe)

  • Fixed bugs.

Alolan Ninetales: Snow Warning

  • Fixed bugs.

Eldegoss: Cotton Guard

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

Eldegoss: 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.

Gardevoir: 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.

Mr. Mime: 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.

Slowbro: Surf

  • Adjusted the area of effect.

Machamp: Unite Move (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.

After maintenance begins, some types of rewards will no longer be available for claiming.

Please be aware of the points listed below.

Battle Pass

Any battle pass points from completing Season 1 First Half missions that have not yet been claimed will become unavailable for claiming.

However, reward items for reaching new battle pass levels, as well as battle pass prize boxes, will be sent to you via the game’s mail system at a later date.

Events

If a reward’s claim period ends during maintenance, that reward will become unavailable for claiming once maintenance begins.

In addition, the stock of items in the following locations will change during maintenance:

  • Items available as energy rewards
  • Items available for exchange with Holowear tickets in Zirco Trading

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.2.1.2

  • Release date: September 21st 2021 (North America) / September 22nd 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch / Android / iOS
  • File size: 43.87MB
  • Patch notes:
  • Full cross-platform play and account linking across mobile devices and Nintendo Switch. Link an account, and play with the same account across both platforms.
  • New in-game events in which you can get super item enhancers that can upgrade a held item to grade 30. We’ve also made it easier for all Trainers to get item enhancers.
  • New held items to introduce fresh strategies.
  • The introduction of Unite squads, allowing Trainers to team up with squadmates.
  • A second battle pass, which will feature all-new cosmetic items, including new Holowear with special visual effects.
  • The rollout of some limited Spectator Mode features.
  • Support for multiple new languages.

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.1.1.8

  • Release date: September 8th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Shop Updates
Blissey

The following stats have been increased:

  • Sp. Def

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.
  • Area of effect increased.

Safeguard+:

  • Upgrade: Increases the amount of damage nullified by the shield effect.

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.1.1.7

  • Release date: September 1st 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch
  • Patch notes:
  • New Pokémon: Blastoise
  • Added Holowear for Blastoise
  • Bug Fixes
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Source: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.1.1.6

  • Release date: August 18th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Shop Updates

Changes are being made to some Pokémon stats and moves to adjust the balance of Unite Battles.

 

Crustle
Stealth Rock:

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Rock Tomb:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Garchomp
Movement speed changed.

 

Bulldoze:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Dragon Rush:

  • Cooldown reduced.

Slowbro
Surf:

  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased.

Scald:

  • Bug Fixes
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Snorlax
Heavy Slam:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Block:

  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased.

Flail:

  • Move UpgradeUnite Move: Power Nap
  • HP restoration decreased.

Greninja
Smokescreen:

  • Move Downgrade
  • Cooldown lengthened.

Water Shuriken:

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Double Team:

  • Cooldown reduced.

Wigglytuff
Unite Move: 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

  • Stat Decreases

Goal-Getter

  • Stat Increases

Fluffy Tail

  • Stat Increases

X Attack

  • Stat Increases

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.1.1.5

  • Release date: August 6th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch
  • Patch notes:
  • 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

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.1.1.4

  • Release date: August 4th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch
  • Patch notes:
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Spectate Feature Test Release: A test release of the Spectate feature will be performed from 8-4-2021 at 12AM PDT/7:00 UTC until 8-6-2021 at 12AM PDT/7:00 UTC.
Game balance

Charizard
Flamethrower:

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Fire Punch:

  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Fire Blast:

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Talonflame
Acrobatics:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Aerial Ace:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Aerial Ace+:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Fly:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Venusaur
Sludge Bomb:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Petal Dance:

  • Move Upgrade

Solar Beam:

  • Cooldown reduced.

Unite Move: Verdant Anger

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Absol
Basic Attack:

  • Bug Fixes

Night Slash:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Sucker Punch:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Wigglytuff
The following stats have been increased:

  • Defense, Sp. Def, HP

Double Slap

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Sing

  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Dazzling Gleam

  • Bug Fixes

Eldegoss
Cotton Guard

  • Cooldown lengthened.
  • HP restoration decreased.

Cotton Spore

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
  • This move’s Defense, Sp. Def increase has been strengthened.

Unite Move: Cotton Cloud Crash

  • HP restoration decreased.

Cinderace
The following stats have been decreased:

  • Attack

Blaze Kick

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Feint

  • Move Downgrade

Pyro Ball

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Gengar
Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes

Shadow Ball

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Hex

  • Move Downgrade

Dream Eater

  • Move Upgrade

Zeraora
Spark

  • Bug Fixes

Wild Charge

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Cooldown reduced.

Unite Move: Plasma Gale

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Cramorant
Whirlpool

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Dive

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Machamp
Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes

Cross Chop

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Close Combat

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Lucario
Power-Up Punch

  • Bug Fixes

Bone Rush

  • Bug Fixes

Greninja
Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes

Alolan Ninetales
Snow Warning

  • Bug Fixes

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.1.1.3

  • Release date: July 28th 2021 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available. This update brings the following:

  • Adds a new Pokémon: Gardevoir
  • Fix issue impacting the Muscle Band
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: none

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 1.1.1

  • Release date: July 19th 2021 (North America) / July 20th 2021 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: this is the launch version of the game.
  • Source: game

Pokémon Unite – Ver. 0.5.248013

  • Release date: June 23rd 2021 (Japan)
  • Platforms: Nintendo Switch
  • Patch notes:

No patch notes available.

  • Additional notes: this is the version for the Network Test in Japan.
  • Source: game

How to download updates for Pokémon Unite for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Pokémon Unitee, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;

OR

  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.

How to update Pokémon Unite for Android and iOS?

To download updates for Pokémon Unite, you have two options:

  • tap on the notification that should appear on your phone;
  • go to the App Store / Google Play Store, and more precisely to the “My Apps & Games” section > Installed tab (Play Store, Android) or the Updates tab (AppStore, iOS).

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply launch the game. You should see the version number on the title screen.


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