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Updates & Latest News

Sableye Spawns From The Shadows (New!)

Watch out for the shadows as Sableye is ready to gank its opponents in Unite with its arrival this November 16! Check out our guide below to learn more about its hidden powers and how you can wield them in the battlefield!

Sableye Build Guide

Trick Or Treat Your Enemies With Zoroark This Halloween!

The hauntings has begun as Zoroark creeps from the shadows into the Unite Arena dressed in its fancy Costume Party Style holowear, just in time for Halloween! Check out our guides below to learn more about Zoroark's powers to scare your opponents this spooky season.

Get The Sacred Set This Battle Pass Season 11!

Season 11 Battle has just been released this October! Sacred Style brings a middle eastern style theme to Unite with its traditional background and contents. Take a look what's in store for you in this Season 11 in Pokemon Unite! Plus check out the new Sacred Style contents you can get in this season's battle pass.

Battle Pass Season 11 - Price & Is It Worth It

Legacy Trainer Showdown

StartSeptember 9, 2022
EndOctober 7, 2022

Play against classic Pokemon trainers like Leon, Korrina, and Cynthia with the newest Legacy Trainer Showdown mission. Players may earn trainer Battle Coins by completing Legacy Trainer Challenge objectives. They may use these Battle Coins to purchase event-specific items like Aeos Ticket, Stickers, and even a Trainer Outfit! Check the missions and rewards in the guide below.

Legacy Trainer Showdown Challenge Guide

Dodrio Dashes Into The Arena This September 14!

Triple the trouble means triple the fun with Dodrio. This new Speedster is here ready to race into the new Theia Sky Ruins with its dashes and quirky moves! Scoring gets a lot easier as well with Dodrio's new mechanic that lets you score thrice the number of points in the goal zone. Check out the links below to know more about Dodrio and its speedy tricks!

Mew Now Available In Unite!

Mew is the latest addition to the ever-growing roster of attackers and for the first time ever, it will be able to learn more moves than any other Pokemon! Get to see it in action with its Mystical Mirage as its about to challenge the the current Meta in the new Theia Sky Ruins battle arena. Check out our guides below to know more about Mew 's magical powers and how to use them against your enemies.

Pokemon Unite First Anniversary Celebration!

Time really flies when you are having great time! Its been a year since Pokemon Unite has been available in Switch and Mobile. To celebrate this, starting this July 21 new Pokemon, game modes, as well as new Battle Pass and Ranked Season awards are coming to Unite. Click the link below to find out the complete details of this month-long festivity!

First Anniversary Event - Date & Features

Older News & Updates

Glaceon Is Here To Freeze Enemies In Unite!

Get ready to get frozen as Glaceon ice skate its way to the Unite Battle Arena! Don't get deceived by this Fresh Snow Pokemon appearance because its more formidable than it looks like with its arsenal of ice crystals and hailstones. With its latest addition, the attacker-type roster continues to grow and will undoubtedly benefit from its Ranged-Type capabilities. Would it be able to rise above the current Meta? Check out our guides below to know more about Glaceon's icy prowess and how to use them against your foes.

Delphox Arises From The Flames In The Arena!

Delphox Arises From The Flames In The Unite Battle Arena!

Delphox is now here to set the Battle Arena on fire with its fiery moves and magic tricks up on its furry sleeves! The attacker-type roster just keeps getting bigger with its latest arrival and will surely have its advantages for its Ranged-Type attacks.

But can it survive in the current Meta? Let's find out in the coming days! Check out our guides below to know more about Delphox's abilities and how to apply them.

Catch 'Em Battles Mode Now Available!

The game introduces yet another new mode to catch Pokemon with the new limited-time Catch ’Em Battles available until June 26, 2022. In this new mode, players can participate in Quick Battles to catch and play as wild Pokemon aside from normal Pokemon. Surprisingly, you'll also be able to play as Boss Pokemon during the match. Catch all the excitement now in Pokémon UNITE’s Catch ’Em battles!

Quick Battle Mode Guide

Unite Membership Introduces Free Trial Pokemon & Holowear Benefits

Unite Membership members may obtain this week's free trial bonuses, which include Absol and Blissey's Trial Unite License, as well as two free trial holowears, Greedent's Training Style Skin and Blissey's Starry Night Style!

Unite Membership & FeaturesClick Here For Older News

Espeon Now Available In The Arena!

Espeon can now be taken into battle in the Unite Arena with its latest arrival along with this May 16 Balance Patch Update. Get to use Espeon's psychic abilities and blasts enemies through the lanes. Will this new magical creature be able to beat the odds on the current Meta? Learn more about Espeon's powers and how to use them with our guides below!

Prepare To Sail Your Way Through The Ranks With Dragonite's Marine Style!

Marine Style: Dragonite

Dragonite is back with its newest Marine Style Holowear skin, ready to take us on a trip of a lifetime on its dreamboat! This is available for a discounted price in the Zirco Trading shop until the 7th day of its release. Following that, you'll be able to buy it for the standard 2,199 Aeos Gems. So don't pass on this week's opportunity and grab it immediately!

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List - Price & How To Unlock

A New Pokemon Will Be Added Soon

It was announce that a new Pokemon will be added soon. Perhaps it can be the adorable Eevee itself or one of its amazing Eevee evolutions, let's wait and see!

Pokemon Unite Day Starts On May 7th To May 8th New!

Rejoice Trainers because all Pokemon in the roster will be free to play this coming May 7th (Sat) 9:00 JST to 9th (Mon) 9:00 JST! Afterward, this event will be updated every first weekend of the month. There will be some special campaigns, a Holowear skin sale for some of the Pokemon, & a chance to try all Pokemon in the roster for free!

Pokemon Unite Day - Release Date & Contents

Unite Membership Announced New!

It was announced that Unite Membership will be added to Pokemon Unite! By subscribing to Unite Membership, players can gain exciting benefits that help them to enjoy the game and get stronger faster. Although there's no exact time and date announced for this feature, we can be sure that this will come sooner, so stay tuned for the updates with Unite Membership!

Unite Membership - Price & Is It Worth It

Ranked Match Season 4 Is Here! New!

Season 4 End Date
Start DateApril 27, 2022
End DateJuly 20, 2022

Ranked Season 4 is here and you've got plenty of time to rank up before it ends on July 20, 2022. Make sure to at least reach Expert Class to get the free Mamoswine Style Skin for this Season 4 Ranked!

Season 4 - End Date & Ranked Rewards

Battle Pass Season 7: Pokebuki Now Available

Pokebuku Battle Pass
PST2022/4/27 16:00 (Wed)
EST2022/4/27 19:00 (Wed)
CET2022/4/28 1:00 (Thu)
UTC2022/4/28 0:00 (Thu)
AEST2022/4/28 8:00 (Thu)

It was announced that the Battle Pass Season 7 was released on April 28th along with new outfits & Pokemon skins to obtain! Purchase the Premium Pass to get these exciting rewards! Check out the full details of the event below.

Battle Pass Season 7 - Price & Is It Worth It

Cinderace Pastel Style Is In For A Price Slash!

Prepare to jump into the spring festival because Cinderace is here to deliver goals in its new colorful trousers including the latest Pastel Style introduced to its Holowear trend. It is available on Zirco Trading for 840 Aeos Gems less than its typical price of 1,200 Aeos Gems.

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

Azumarill Surfs Into Battle Today!

It looks like an Easter Bunny has just hopped into Unite's Battle Arena in time for the Spring Season! Get ready to wet your enemies because Azumarill is here to splash you with its watery moves. Beat the heat and get its Unite License available now in Zirco Trading and check out our guide to start learning how to master the art of waterbending with Azumarill's moves!

Keep an Eye Out For Mystery Holowear This Spring!

Azumarill or Wigglytuff New Skin

Prepare for Spring with the newest flowery Holowear skin for this mysterious Pokemon which may be the upcoming new Pokemon, Azumarill or or Wigglytuff! They both have extended ears, which matches the clue. We're still delighted to see this whoever gets this new floral appearance suited for this Spring season!

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

Decidueye's New Holowear Is Theater-Inspired!

Decidueye Theather Style Unite

Following Star Cloak, our marksman emerged from the bushes fully outfitted in its fresh new Theater Style! Decidueye is dressed in a shimmering white cloak with beautiful decorations. It is available in the Zirco Trading Shop for 1,050 Aeos Gems.

Decidueye Build: Best Items & Moveset

Alolan Ninetales' Theater Style Will Give You A Dramatic Entrace!

Alolan Ninetales Theather Style Unite

When Alolan Ninetales walks in its brilliant red Theater Style Holowear, it lights up any room...or Battle Arena! With its dramatic headdress and scarlet dress, it's quite a head turner, and you can acquire it for 1,050 Aeos Gems at Zirco Trading.

Alolan Ninetales Build: Best Items & Moveset

Get Pastel Style Eldegoss on Sale!

Eldegoss Pastel Style Unite

Eldegoss' floral Holowear design, Pastel Style, is perfect for summer! Its cape's regular puffy cotton at the rear is decorated with floral motifs, including little flora designs. For a limited period, it is available at the Zirco Trading shop for 849 Aeos Gems.

Eldegoss Build: Best Items & Moveset

March 28 Patch Update

March 28 Patch Update
Some Pokemon stats and moves have been adjusted to improve the balance of Unite Battles. Check out the exact changes made to each Pokemon down below!March 28 Updates And Patch Notes

Be Your Own Muse With Blissey's Sacred Style Holowear!

Blissey Sacred Style Holowear Skin

Blissey's forthcoming Sacred Style Look will definitely inspire you! Blissey can be seen wearing wreaths and gold jewelry. It is presently unavailable, therefore you have more time to save up gems for this skin in case it becomes available in Zirco Trading. One thing is certain: Blissey looks stunning in this outfit, so don't pass it up!

Blissey Build: Best Items & Moveset

Make Way For Greninja In Theater Style!

Theater Style Greninja

Grenija looks dashing and ready to play it all night in its new Theater Style! When you purchase Battle Pass 6 "UNITE in the Spotlight," you will receive a free Theater Style Greninja! This is a limited Battle Pass Reward, so acquire one while you can.

Greninja Build: Best Items & Moveset

Ruins Style Lucario Is Here!

Ruins Style  Lucario

Adorned with gold rings, Lucario looks royally fit for battle with its ancient Ruins Style. This is not a pyramid scheme, you really can get this new Holowear skin in Zirco Trading for 2,199 Aeos Gems. Tiers to that!

Greninja Build: Best Items & Moveset

Machamp's New Punk Style Look

Punk Style Machamp

Machamp look's like a big bad boy figure with its latest Punk Style look. It's really edgy... but only to a point. For only 1,050 Aeos Gems, you can purchase this baddie Holowear in Zirco Trading and rock your way to the Battle Arena!

Machamp Build: Best Items And Moveset Guide

Duraludon Has Arrived!

Duraludon Unite

Duraludon has officially come to Pokemon Unite's Battle Arena! This exciting Pokemon's arrival was announced on February 27 via Pokemon Day 2022 and officially came to the Pokemon Unite battlefield this March 14, 2022. It's already it's making a name for itself with its mighty strength, and we're excited to utilize its cool new moves for us to enjoy the game even more!

March 15 Update

March 15 Update
  • Bug Fixes
  • Specification Changes
  • Text Fixes
  • Event Updates
  • Shop Updates

Several changes have been made to some Pokemon and Boss Pokemon in order to balance the Unite Battle. Check out the specific modifications to each Pokemon down below!

March 15 Updates And Patch Notes

Space Training Program


Its everybody's dream to be an astronaut, now is your chance with Cinderace's new holowear the space style, get yours today!

Cinderace Build: Best Items & Moveset Guide

A Reporter's Work Is Never Done!

Nerd Gengar

Get the latest scoop on your enemies to defeat them with Gengar's new holowear the reporter style. Get yours today!

Gengar Build: Best Items & Moveset Guide

March Update Announcement!

Maintenance Notice

Pokemon Unite's Twitter page has confirmed partial patch notes for the upcoming update! Perhaps more updates will be added once confirmed. Check the details in our March Patch Notes guide.

March 11 Updates And Patch Notes

Release You Inner Hip-Hopper!

DJ Mamoswine

Release you inner Hip-Hopper as you strike your cool Ice attacks with the Hip-Hop Style outfit for Mamoswine! The skin is now available at the Zirco trading for purchase. Get yours today!

Mamoswine Build: Guide & Moveset

You Can Now Take Hoopa In Rank Match!

Aside from Hoopa's Special Event, now you can avail Hoopa's Unite license at the Unite Battle Committee. Once you've purchased its license, you can play Hoopa in ranked match. We're excited to see what it can do in the Battle Arena. So what are you waiting for? Get it now!

Official Twitter Update

Hoopa Build: Guide & Moveset

Hoopa Has Come To Unite!


Supporter mains better watch out as Hoopa is getting ready to show off in the Battle Arena! Teased a few weeks before, Hoopa has officially joined the Supporter roster as its fifth member. We're excited to know what this new Pokemon has in store for us. Would Hoopa be the next team healer or buffy crowd controller? Check out the Hoopa Guide below for more details!

Hoopa Build: Guide & Moveset

Exchange Silver Badges For A Pioneer Outfit

 For A Pioneer

Exchange your Silver Badges for new threads as the Pioneer Outfit is available and can be obtained by doing event tasks, make sure not to miss any tasks and get it before the event ends.

Get The Gardening Style Through An Event!

Gardening Style

Have you ever seen a Slowbro tending a garden? Well, now is your chance to see one! Obtain its outfit by doing the Cramorant's Daily Walk event and reaching all the way to the 12th Walk, get it before the event finishes.

Events List Guide

Major Fixes On Feb 24

Maintenance Notice

It is announced on Pokemon Unite's official Twitter Page that there has been a major update on February 24th fixing some issues with Aegislash and Decidueye's moves. There are also some adjustments with the Wild Pokemon in Auroma Park and Shivre City.

February 24 Updates And Patch Notes

New Quick Battle Mode

New Quick Battle Mode This Sunday

On Sunday (Feb 27th), a new quick battle mode has been added that will only be available to play through the Weekends & Monday. It's only playable for a limited amount of time, so make sure to try it out! Check details in our Quick Battle Mode Guide below!

Quick Battle Mode Guide

Announcement For The Events Before Pokemon Day

Pokemon Day Schedule

There will be an announcement on February 24th in Pokemon Unite. The event will be most likely in line with the Pokemon Day this upcoming February 27th. So Stay tuned for the updates!

Tsareena Has a New Frontier Look!

Tsareena Frontier Style in Pokemon UNITE

Tsareena is given a blazing' new Frontier Style. Our wild rogue is decked up in hats and boots that turn heads at the pub. But don't underestimate this Wild West beauty; Tsareena can slaughter its adversaries in seconds! Its currently sold at the Zirco Trading for 1,050 Aeos Gems.

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

Registration For UNITE World Championship Begins!

The registration is now officially open until this February 19, 2022 for aspiring Unite Squads to compete for the World Championship for Pokemon UNITE. The tournament schedules was also released and will be held in each region's local timezones. You may check our article for the full details on the link below.

Official Twitter Update

World Championship 2022

Collect Hearts To Obtain Sweet Style Blissey

Collect Hearts To Obtain Sweet Style Blissey

Trainers can now collect Hearts to obtain the new Blissey's Sweet Style outfit to be claimed at the Event Exchange Center.

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

Official Twitter Announcement

Aegislash Has Come To Pokemon Unite!

aegislash release date

Pokemon Unite welcomed a very strikingly sharp looking new Pokemon in the February 11 Update: Aegislash! With its shield and sword in tow, it's looking to be both able to defend itself and strike quite powerfully at any foe that dares to fight it. With this interesting balance of qualities, we're not surprised that it's now officially Pokemon Unite's newest All-Rounder!

Welcome Back Gifts For Returning Players

Event Details
Date StartJanuary 29th
Duration14 Days After Event Starts

Players who have not been active for 14 days or more are eligible for the Welcome Back Events. This event is to help inactive players to catch up with the other players who regularly play the game. The more missions you complete, the more chance of receiving greater rewards!

Welcome Back Gifts And Returning Player Rewards

Official Twitter Announcement

Frontier Style Cramorant Is Here!

Frontier Style Cramorant Is Here

Are you ready to take in your enemies with Cramorant's new Frontier Style? This new Holowear is designed for one of the best gunslinger in the Pokemon roster. Available at the Zirco Trading shop, you can get it now in exchange for a hefty 2,199 Aeos Gems.

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

Trevenant's Subway Style Holowear Now Available!

Hop on the trendy train with Trevenant with its dashing new skin! Its first Holowear, Subway Style, shows Trevenant wearing a royal blue cap and suit. This is available in the Zirco trading shop for 400 Aeos Gems.

Official Twitter Update

Trevenant Build: Guide & Moveset

Greedent Frontier Style!

Greedent comes back again with yet another Holowear, Frontier Style. This new skin features Greedent wearing cowboy apparel and ready to take on enemies on a standoff. Cramorant better watch out for Greedent in the Wild West!

Official Twitter Update

Greedent Build: Guide & Moveset

Berry Picking With Greedent

Berry Picking With Greedent

Berry Picking With Greedent is a new event that gives out Greedent Set Trainer Outfits. Collect the berries by doing the Berry Picking With Greedent missions before it ends!

Events - Upcoming & Current 2022

New Ranked Season Released On 1/31

Season 3 End Date
Start DateJanuary 31, 2022
End DateApril 27, 2022

Ranked Season 3 is here and you've got plenty of time to rank up before it ends on April 27, 2022. Make sure to at least reach Expert Class to get the free Trainer Outfit for this Season 3 Ranked!

Ranked Match Mode Guide

Official Twitter Announcement

Battle Pass Season 5 Is Now Available

Battle Pass Season 5

▲Players can see the time remaining for the Battle Pass Seasonon the top-left corner of the screen.

The new Battle Pass Season 5 "New Sheriff In Town" has been released today January 31st with new outfits & Pokemon skins to obtain! Purchase the Premium Pass to get these exciting rewards!

Battle Pass Season 5 Guide

Official Twitter Announcement

Three New Pokemon Announced!

It has been announced on Pokemon Unite's Official Twitter that three new outlaws (Pokemon) will be identified soon as seen on the wanted posters! These new Pokemon are said to be an All-Rounder, a Supporter & an Attacker and will be coming to Aeos Island this February to March, so keep an eye out!

New Pokemon List - Release Date & Upcoming Characters

Official Twitter Update

January 26 Updates & Patch Notes New!

Jan 26 Maintenance
  • Bug fixes
  • Text fixes

There are some minor changes for Pokemon Unite Version Patch Notes for the January 26 Balance Patch! This update came with bug and text fixes.

January 26 Updates And Patch Notes

Agent of Disaster Has Ended

Battle Pass 4

Agent of Disaster Battle Pass Season 4 has ended on January 31st. Note that any unreceived rewards on this Battle Pass Season will no longer be claimed.

Battle Pass Season 4 - Price & Is It Worth It

Trevenant Has Planted Its Roots!

Trevenant Pokemon UNITE

A new "trunky" (ahem - we mean tanky!) character is now available in Pokemon Unite: Trevenant! The Defenders are definitely branching out this year as Trevenant is expected to join them this January. Get ready to see Trevenant's tree-mendous moves in battle! Take it or leaf it as Trevenant's Unite License is now available for purchase at the shop!

January 20 Update & Patch Notes


The new January update came with bug fixes, spec changes, text fixes, and shop updates. Aside from the newest addition of Trevenant's Unite License, there have also been several changes to Pokemon & Battle Items currently in the game. See all the details of this January 20 patch in our article below!

January 20 Updates And Patch Notes

Players Can Customize The Chat Wheel

During the January 20th update, players can now choose which chat they want to add on the Chat Wheel. This is customizable by accessing the Menu → Cettings → Quick Chat Settings and select which chat you want to add to your in-game chat list.

Voice Chat & In-Game Chat Guide - How To Use

Official Twitter Update

UNITE Joins Pokemon 2022 World Championships!

2022 Pokémon World Championships

Great news for all our UNITE trainers as Pokemon UNITE tournaments will now be also held at the Pokemon Championships Tournament this coming August 2022!

Official Twitter Update

World Championship 2022 - Tournament And Cup

Pokemon UNITE Winter Tournament Super Play Collection

Check out Lucario's 4-Hit attack accurately done by JPN_Iroas from the Galaxy Team during the 6th round of B block. You can also check the rest of the collection of the gameplay highlights from the Winter Tournament at the official Youtube JP channel of Pokemon UNITE.

Official Twitter Update

For more details on the tournament, check out our Winter Tournament in Japan article in the link below.

Winter Tournament In Japan

Maintenance Scheduled On 1/19


An announcement was made from the official Twitter page that there will be a maintenance on January 19th PST (January 20th EST). This is most likely for Trevenant's release and for adding new features and balance changes in Pokemon Unite. Stay tuned for updates!

Server Maintenance: Time & Schedule

Snorlax's Concert Debut

Concert Style Snorlax

Witness Snorlax's big concert debut as its Concert Style Outfit is now available at Zirco Trading!

Lucario Looks Virtuoso

Be virtuoso in the heart of the battle as the Concert Style outfit for Lucario is now available for purchase at Zirco Trading!

Pokemon World Championship Series Coming Soon!

Letter From the Producer

Pokemon UNITE teams from around the globe will have the opportunity to battle it out over a competitive season this 2022, with qualifying teams going head-to-head at the upcoming World Championships this August. A new tournament mode is soon to be launched as well designed to even the playing field for competitors, regardless of their held item grades.

More Pokemon Characters & Contents!

In the future, not only will the number of playable Pokemon will increase, but there are also various plans to make the battle on Aeos Island more enjoyable.

New Additional Languages!

It was also announced that Pokemon UNITE will be updated to support Bahasa Indonesia, Brazilian Portuguese, Hindi, Russian, Thai, and Turkish language soon. There's currently no exact date yet so make sure to stay tuned for further details regarding this.

Official Twitter Update

Pokémon UNITE Winter Tournament Highlights Collection

The Winter Tournament management released several tournament highlights featuring the best gameplays including a replay of Tsareena getting a double kill on the 6th round of A Block. Check out the link for the full video details!

Official Twitter Update

Winter Tournament In Japan

Work In A Power Plant Today

Zeraora Power Plant

Have you ever dreamed of working in a Power Plant? Then here is your chance, the Power Plant Style is now available for purchase at Zirco Trading.

Alolan Ninetales In Checkered

Alolan Ninetales

Alolan Ninetales gets a lovely new dress so you can play your battles in style! Checkered Style is now available for purchase at Zirco Trading - get yours today!

2nd Winter Tournament Announced!

pokemon UNITE 2nd Winter Tournament Japan

The Winter Tournament continues this new year as the battles begin this coming January 08, 2022! To be hosted by renowned guest Pokemon UNITE game casters. Will Wigglytuff Will Roll Forever hold their title in the second tournament or will a new champion will rise? We will find out this weekend starting at 15:30 JST! Check out the full details on the Winter Tournament in the link below.

Winter Tournament In Japan

Look Fancy Wearing A Tuxedo

Tuxedo Style

Celebrate New Year with style as the Tuxedo Style for Blastoise, Greedent & Slowbro is now available for purchase in the Zirco Trading.

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear

New Unite Circle Event This Tuesday!

Attention Trainers! A Unite Circle Event will happen this week in Pokemon UNITE. Players will battle it all out in a 5v5 team fight at the Remoat Stadium to get points and unlock each mission. Before the event begins, players can select their reward this December 28, 2021, at 9:00 JST before participating. The event will then run from there until next January 03, 2022. Are you ready to take this week's challenge?

Official Tweet

Remoat Stadium - Map & Wild Pokemon Guide

Adjustments To Matchmaking

It was announced that Pokemon Unite has made adjustments to the matchmaking system for all modes (Quick, Standard, & Ranked matches)! This is to ensure that players with the same skill levels are matched.

Official Tweet

Dragonite Has Joined The Battle!

Dragonite Has Joined The Battle
Unite License
10,000 Coins / 575 Gems

Dragonite has officially joined the battle on December 20th Update. You can now obtain Dragonite's new license for 10,000 Aeos Coins or 575 Aeos Gems in the Unite Battle Committee.

Photo Challenge & Special Gifts Are Out!

Photo Challenge & Special Gifts

Pokemon Unite is truly a game that keeps on giving - especially during this Holiday Season! The exciting new Photo Challenge is out wherein you can attempt to reveal parts of the photo by participating in matches! Some of the Special Gifts we've been anxiously waiting for have also been released in the game with plenty more to come as the days go by!

Trial Period Kicks Off Today!

 Trial Period
Event Duration
January 1, 2022 to January 3, 2022

Players today can now play as any Pokemon during the Trial Period, whether you own their UNITE license or not! This is a better way to try out a Pokemon you always wanted to play as and If you loved the Pokemon, purchase it to own the License for good.

Trial Pokemon & Unite License Events

Free Tsareena From Commemorative Event Ends On 12/31

Don't forget to claim Tsareena from Commemorative Event Rewards as the official Twitter announces that the free Pokemon will end on December 31, 2021.

Battle Pass Season 4 Released On 12/20

Battle Pass Season 4 has been released on December 20, 2021! This new Battle Pass season contains new Trainer outfits, Concert Style for Pikachu, and Dark Suit Style for Absol. If you are interested in Pikachu's & Absol's skins, purchase the new Battle Pass Premium & complete the missions.

Battle Pass Season 4 - Price & Rewards

New Holiday Style Skins Released!

Holiday Skins

Holiday Style Skins for Garchomp, Mamoswine, Blastoise, Gardevoir, and Dragonite were released on 12/20 in celebration of the Christmas event! You can now purchase them in Zirco Trading for 400 Gems each, so don't miss this opportunity to celebrate Christmas with style!

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

Christmas Events Begins Holiday Festivities!

Pokemon UNITE Illumination Challenge

Christmas Event has started in Pokemon UNITE! Players get to enjoy this joyful month with the new challenges that the Holiday Festivities will bring! Get special themed rewards for a limited time when you participate in the Illumination Challenge. Meanwhile, Snowball Battle offers a new game mode in Shiver City where players get to try out new special battle items limited to this map only.

New Skins Added For The Christmas Event & Holiday Festivities!

New Holiday Christmas-themed skins have been added in this update, specifically for the likes of Pikachu, Crustle, Cramorant, & Mr. Mime! In the trailer, skins for other Pokemon like Snorlax were shown too. Stay tuned for more updates during the Holiday Festivities!

Christmas Holiday Event Update

Tsareena Has Joined The Unite Roster!

Unite License
8,000 Coins / 460 Gems

Tsareena has kicked its way into the Battle Arena along with the beginning of the Holiday Festivity in Pokemon UNITE! You can get Tsareena's License in the Unite Battle Committee or get it for free when you complete the Commemorative Attendance event!

Tsareena Build: Guide & Moveset

December 9th Balance Patch Update

The most recent Patch Update comes freezing some of the current Pokemon from "reign-ing" the current Meta, particularly Lucario and Greedent, who had their stats "sleigh-ed" down while others received bug fixes in the recent 10-Hour long maintenance. Check out the full details on the link below!

Patch Notes: Balance Patch
(December 9)

New Training Holowears!

Training Holowear Skin for Greedent & Zeraora

The latest update had brought new Training Pokemon Holowears for Greedent and Zeraora! These two can be seen sporting gym clothes and fitness eyewear. Grab these in Zirco Trading with your Aeos Gems!

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

Suit Up With This New Trainer Skin!

Suit Style for Trainers

Look sharp with these new Suit Style for Trainers. Stand out with your well-tailored business suit that can now be obtained in the Aeos Emporium with Tickets or Gems. Get your game face on now in this style!

All Trainer Skins & Outfits List

A New Special Event For Holiday Christmas

Event Duration
December 9, 2021 to January 16, 2022

The Holidays have come to Pokemon Unite! Starting Friday, December 9th, players can expect to have a new larger-scale event featuring various updates, including skins, trainer clothing, and even a brand new Pokemon! Note that many aspects of this event will only continue until next year, so hurry!

Holiday Christmas Event Update

New Special Program Featuring Novel UNITE

New Special Program Featuring Novel UNITE
It is announced on the official Pokemon Twitter page a new video featuring Japanese band Novel UNITE! You can also watch the full video on the official Pokemon Youtube channel.

50 Million Downloads Rewards

Rewards 50 Million Downloads

Pokemon Unite has just announced that it has been downloaded over 50 million times from all over the world. As for the reward, any user who logs in between 12/9 - 1/31 will receive 2,000 Aeos Tickets.

Aeos Tickets - How To Get & Uses

2nd Winter Tournament Application Now Accepting Entries!

2nd Winter Tournament

The Winter Tournament continues! Its officially announced on a tweet that the Second Winter Tournament is now open for team applications for this coming 2nd tournament in January 2022! Check out if your team is qualified here.

Winter Tournament In Japan

Wigglytuff Will Roll Forever Wins 1st Winter Tournament!

Wigglytuff Rolls Forever Winner Winter Tournament

The first Winter Tournament has been concluded and the results are now out! Team Wigglytuff Will Roll Forever has topped the A & B Block, ultimately winning the 1st Winter Tournament. Will the 1st Winner be able to defend their title? Let's find out this coming Second Winter Tournament. Stay tuned for upcoming updates for this 2021 Winter Tournament!

1st Winter Tournament Results

New Adept Style For Machamp Now Available!

Machamp  Adept Style

Adept Style Machamp is now available to purchase in the shop! You can match this with the Disciplined Style Trainer Skin. Training definitely has just begun in the Battle Arena!

Pokemon UNITE Celebrates 2021 Users' Choice Award!

Pokemon UNITE

Pokemon UNITE has won the Google Play Best of 2021 Users' Choice Award in multiple regions. In celebration, Pokemon UNITE had officially announced in a tweet that Trainers can claim 2,021 Aeos Tickets!

How To Claim 2,021 Aeos Tickets

Prize Pack
DurationDecember 1 - December 31

You can obtain the rewards by checking out the Events → Prize Pack & select "Claim" to get 2,021 Aeos Tickets!

Events - Upcoming & Current 2021

Pokemon UNITE's First Winter Tournament Announced!

Winter Tournament

Winter is coming in the Battle Arena! Get ready for the first-ever Winter Tournament in Pokemon UNITE. This official tournament is sponsored by JCG with the cooperation of Pokemon Co., Ltd, and will be held in Japanese as of the day of writing.

Details On The Winter Tournament

New Gengar's Masked Style!

Gengar Masked Style

New Masked Style for Gengar now available in Zirco Trading! You can get it at a limited discount price of 840 Aeos Gems available in its first week. Gengar mains better get it before it goes back to its original price!

Gengar Build: Best Items & Moveset

New Blissey Blissey Holowear Now Available!

Blissey Checkered Style

Blissey mains will definitely love this cute Checkered Style Holowear! Added this November 23, you can now purchased this adorable Blissey skin on Zirco Trading for 400 Gems.

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

Decidueye Now Available!


Decidueye just landed on the Arena this November 19, 2021! You can now exchange your Aeos gems and coins in the Battle Committee to get this Phantom Hoodini's Unite License.

Decidueye Release Date & Moveset

November 10 Balance Patch

  • Bug fixes
  • Text fixes
  • Shop updates
  • Balance adjustments

November 10 Patch update has been applied to Pokemon Unite. This patch included bug fixes, text fixes, shop updates, and balance changes to Greedent and other Pokemon! Read below for a summary of what Pokemon/moves are affected.

Patch Notes: Balance Patch
(November 10)

Black Friday Sale 11/16 - 12/3

Black Friday Sale In Pokemon Unite

Keep an eye out on discounted Holowears including Gengar's new Masked Style and some trainer fashion for this Black Friday event. This will be held from 9:00 JST on November 26th (Friday) to 9:00 JST on December 3rd (Friday) in the shopping store!

All Trainer Skins & Outfits List

Pokemon UNITE Collaboration With Novel UNITE In New MV!

Novel Unite

In an official Twitter announcement, a Special MV "Okey dokey!!" by Novel UNITE has just been released on the Pokemon Official YouTube channel. The music video features Pokemon UNITE and some gameplay scenes on the Battle Arena. Novel UNITE members can also be seen looking quirky on stage with their costumes resembling some of our friendly Pokemon characters.

Gengar Trainer Outfit To Be Added In Season 3 Battle Pass!

Gengar Trainer Outfit

Matching trainer fashion for Gengar's Masked Style Holowear will be added on this Battle Pass rewards. Get this when you upgrade to this current Season 3 Battle Pass. Gengar Mains better check this one out!

Battle Pass Season 3
Price & Is It Worth It?

Festival Style Pikachu Can Be Obtained Until October 31st

Pre-Registration rewards will be available up until October 31st.

It was announced that the "Festival Style: Pikachu" pre-registration reward can only be claimed up until October 31, 2021. You can obtain this by downloading the game to your mobile device, so make sure to claim this before October 31st!

Switch Users Can Also Obtain The Reward

Nintendo Switch users can also claim the rewards by linking their Switch save data to the mobile version of the game.

How To Transfer Data

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

Ranked Season 1 End

Rank Season End
Season End Info
DateNovember 7 at 4:00pm PT
Details・Ranked Season 1
・Halloween Festival
・Battlepass Galactic Ghost 094

Pokemon Unite Season 1 is coming to an end on November 7. Players all get to receive Aeos Tickets as a reward and the number will depend on how high your rank is! On top of the season end, we are expecting the Halloween Festival & Battlepass Galactic Ghost 094 to end at the same time. Make sure to play for the rewards you are aiming for before you lose your chance!

October 20th Patch Update & Bug Fixes

October 20 Update
Update Time & Date
October 20, 2021 at 12AM PDT, 3AM EST, 7:00 UTC

A balance update for October 20th (coming alongside the Halloween Update) is set to make some major changes to the game, including buffs, nerfs, and Wild Pokemon effect changes! 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 Patch Content

  • Bug fixes
  • Text fixes
  • Event updates
  • Shop updates

Summary of Balance Changes

  • Pikachu buffs
  • Slowbro buffs
  • Garchomp buffs
  • Venusaur: Solar Beam buff, Giga Drain nerf
  • Lucario nerfs
  • Blastoise nerfs
  • Zapdos: Fewer points when KO-ed
  • Drednaw: Reduced shield & EXP
  • Rotom: Increased effects when KO-ed
Patch Notes: Balance Patch (October 20th)

Halloween Event Announced

Release DateOctober 20th

A new event themed around Halloween is set to be added to the game on October 20th! This will feature a myriad of new skins for Pokemon and trainers alike, will have a new yet-unexplained game mode, and will even add a brand new Pokemon to the game!

Halloween Festival Event Guide

Greedent To Be Added


Greedent, a normal-type from Pokemon Sword & Shield, will be joining the battle on October 20th. Not much is known about this Pokemon, so we'll have to wait and see what it will bring to the table!

Greedent Info

Sylveon Now Available! New!

Release DateOctober 6

Sylveon, the Fairy-type Eeveelution, has finally found its way into Pokemon Unite. This Attacker Pokemon can be obtained for 10,000 Aeos coins or 575 gems in the shop.

Sylveon Build & Moveset Guide

Mamoswine Has Joined The Fray

Release DateSeptember 29

The Ice/Ground-type mammoth Pokemon Mamoswine has officially arrived on the roster and is now available for purchase in the shop. Obtain its license today for 8000 coins or 460 gems!

Mamoswine Build & Moveset Guide

New Holowear For Alolan Ninetales

Release DateOctober 1

Defeat opponents while looking good as Alolan Ninetales will have a new Holowear on October 1, 2021. Stay tuned for its release to know more about this elegant style!

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

Mobile Version Is Now Out

The wait is now over as the mobile version of Pokemon Unite is now live and free to play. Players can now play on either mobile devices or Nintendo Switches. The update also brings with it more goodies thanks to the new updates (including many balance changes), a new battle pass, and content.

Support For Multiple Languages

Additional language options are now available in Pokemon Unite including German in the Language Settings.

New & Updated Guides

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

A New Holowear Skin Has Been Revealed!

New Skin Has Been Revealed

A new holowear skin has been revealed for Pokemon Unite and it's scheduled for release on September 22nd (alongside the game's mobile release). By looking at the silhouette of the Pokemon, it's quite clear that this is none other than Garchomp.

All Pokemon Skins & Holowear List

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)

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

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.

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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