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Server Maintenance On September 21

Date & Time
September 21, 2:00PM to 12:00AM PT

A server maintenance is scheduled to occur on September 21, Tuesday, from 2:00PM to 12:00AM PT. This is in preparation for the release of the mobile version of the game on September 22. If you're looking forward to the mobile version, be sure to pre-register first for additional bonuses! Note that you won't be able to play the game during this 10-hour maintenance.

How To Fix Network Errors

September 8 Patch Update & Bug Fixes

Update Time & Date
September 8, 2021 at 12AM PDT, 3AM EST, 7:00 UTC

The update for September 8th includes some bug fixes, text adjustments, and shop updates. It is also mentioned that there are change in stats and moves for Blissey The update will be automatically downloaded onto your device and you may be prompted to restart it to apply the patch and new contents.

Summary Of Changes

  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Shop Updates
  • Stat & Move Updates: Blissey
Pokemon Unite Official Site (Update 9/8)

Stats & Move Changes For Blissey

Stats/MovesStats/Moves Adjustment
Sp. DefStat Increase
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.
Balance Patch Notes (September 8)

Mobile Pre-Registration Hits 5M Milestone

5M Milestone

Pokemon Unite's pre-registration for its mobile version has finally hit the 5 million mark as revealed by their official Twitter post. As a reward, all mobile players will receive the Festival Style: Pikachu skin on launch day. Pokemon Unite is set to release on the iOS and Android on September 22. Players can pre-register by accessing either the Apple App Store or Google Play on their mobile devices.

New 7.5M Milestone

7.5 million milestone

Upon celebrating the 5 million milestone, the official Twitter account of Pokemon Unite also revealed another milestone. If the number of pre-registered accounts reach 7.5 million, each mobile version player will receive an additional 1,000 Aeos Tickets. These tickets can then be used to buy cosmetic items and upgrades.

All Milestone Rewards

Player CountReward
1,000 Aeos Tickets
Pikachu License
Festival Style: Pikachu
7,500,0001,000 Aeos Tickets
How To Pre Register For The Mobile Version

Blastoise Has Arrived!

Update Time & Date
September 1, 2021
8,000 Aeos Coins / 460 Aeos Gems

Blastoise is now part of the growing list of Pokemon in Pokemon Unite! It joins the others as a Defender armed with a lot of crowd control moves. Blastoise comes with a small update that will automatically be downloaded once you play Pokemon Unite.

No Other Changes

Aside from Blastoise, there are no other changes present with the patch like buffs and nerfs, balance, and bug fixes.

Blastoise Build / Item Guide

Blastoise To Be Released On September 1st

It is announced that Blastoise will be released on September 1, 2021. There re no further details provided aside from the release date, but we can assume that the moves of Blastoise from the previous BETA will be the same upon its release.

Mobile Version Will Be Released On September 22nd

Mobile Release

It was announced on Pokemon Unite's Official Twitter Page that the mobile version for Android & iOS will be released on September 22, 2021. Also, take note that you will receive special rewards when you pre-registered for the game!

Mobile Release & Pre Register - Android & iOS Version

Older News & Updates

Mamoswine & Sylveon Teased!

Release Date

During the August 18th Pokemon Presents video announcement, 2 new Pokemon were teased to arrive for Pokemon Unite - Mamoswine & Sylveon. As of yet, the release dates for these 2 Pokemon are still unknown.

Must-Read Articles
MamoswineMamoswineSylveon Build: Best Items & Moveset GuideSylveon
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August 18 Patch Update & Bug Fixes

Blissey Pokemon
Update Time & Date
August 18, 2021 at 12AM PDT, 3AM EST, 7:00 UTC

This new update introduces Blissey into the roster and includes several buffs, nerfs, and bug fixes. Several Battle Items are also part of this update, losing or gaining stats.  The update will be automatically downloaded onto your device and you may be prompted to restart it to apply the patch and new contents.

Summary Of Changes

  • New Pokemon added: Blissey
  • Pokemon - Buffs & Nerfs
  • Bug fixes
  • Wild Pokemon Avalugg stat decrease
  • Battle Items - Buffs & Nerfs
  • Shop updates

Move Changes & Bug Fixes

The following Pokemon's moves and stats are affected by the August 18 patch:

August 18 Buffs & Nerfs

Battle Items Affected By The Patch

The following Battle Items are affected by the August 18 patch:

All Battle Items List

Blissey Patch Announced

Blissey Patch
Update Time & Date
August 18, 2021 at 12AM PDT, 3AM EST, 7:00 UTC

Official sources revealed that a new patch will be coming out on August 18th. This will include the addition of the new Supporter Pokemon Blissey, and will also feature other balance changes. Given prior patch time releases, it will likely release at 12AM PDT.

August 6 Patch Update & Bug Fixes

Pokemon unite 8/4 Update
Update Time & Date
August 6, 2021 at 12AM PDT/7:00 UTC

A new update has been released, featuring a fix to Gengar's Hex, as it was experiencing a bug where it wouldn't do any damage. In addition, the increase/decrease of rank in the Master cup and onward after a match was reduced, as people were losing rank too easily.

The update will be automatically downloaded and you may be prompted to restart your device once it's complete.

Aug. 6 Patch Details (Official Twitter)

August 4 Patch Update & Bug Fixes

Pokemon unite 8/4 Update
Update Time & Date
August 4, 2021 at 12AM PDT/7:00 UTC

A new update that introduces a large number of bug fixes, buffs, and nerfs is set to arrive on August 4, 2021 at 12AM PDT. Another significant addition will be the "Spectate" feature but it will initially be on a test release. The update will be automatically downloaded and you may be prompted to restart your device once it's complete to apply it.

Balance Patch: Buffs & Nerfs Details

Popular Builds Will Be Nerfed

A large part of this update are the changes in the skills and moves of a large number of Pokemon. Most of these changes are nerfs to usual builds and buffs to less popular ones. Below are the Pokemon affected by this update:

All Pokemon List

Spectate Feature Test Release

StartAugust 4, 2021 at 12AM PDT/7:00 UTC
EndAugust 6, 2021 at 12AM PDT/7:00 UTC

As mentioned in the update, the upcoming 8/4 patch will introduce a the Spectate Feature for a short while as a test. During this time, players can view matches of other players without needing to be in the match itself. The Spectate Feature will very likely be a permanent feature of the game once it has been thoroughly tested out.

How To Spectate Guide

Gardevoir To Be Released July 28th

Release DateJuly 28, 2021

It was announced that the Psychic type Gardevoir will be joining us in Pokemon Unite this July 28. Gardevoir's moves were also revealed on the Official Twitter Page. We're not entirely sure what time Gardevoir will be hitting servers on the 28th!

Blastoise, Gardevoir, & Other Pokemon Will Join The Battle

It was announced that Blastoise, Gardevoir, and other Pokemon will be added in the forthcoming updates. Although official sources did not mention who will be added afterard, we can assure that they will continuously add more Playable Pokemon, so stay tuned for updates on the Official Twitter Page!

All Pokemon List - Pokemon Roster

Release Date Announced

Unite Release Date
Release DateJuly 21st (Wed) [Switch Only]

Pokemon Unite's release date was officially revealed on July 15th: the full game will release on Switch only on Wednesday July 21st! We're not yet sure what exact time the game will go live.

Release Trailer

Release Date For Nintendo Switch

Zeraora Release Announced

How To GetPlay before August 31st

Zeraora, a Pokemon playable in previous beta tests, was announced to be launching alongside Pokemon Unite on July 21st. However, this Pokemon can be obtained for free simply by playing the game at any point before August 31st!

Read More About Zeraora Here

Beta Currently Available (Japan Only)

Beta Currently Available (Japan Only)
Beta PeriodJune 24 (Thursday) 12:00 JST to June 26 (Saturday) 23:59 JST
PlatformNintendo Switch

The 2nd BETA release of Pokemon Unite is out, but unfortunately, it's limited to Japan Switch players only. Players with access to a Nintendo Japanese account can download the BETA from the shop.

Beta - Release Date & Download

How To Update Your Game

1Select Pokemon Unite and press the + button
2Select "Software Update"
3Select "Via the Internet"
- Make sure that you are connected to the internet before updating

If The Game Cannot Be Updated

1Hold the Power Button
2Select "Power Option"
3Select Restart to restart your Switch

Your Switch can be restarted by following the steps above. Try to restart your game if your game is outdated and cannot update your game to its latest version.

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