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The Patch Notes for the March 15 Balance Patch for Pokemon Unite. See details with numbers for buffs & nerfs, updates, changes, & how to fix the insufficient device storage error.

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Updates And Patch Notes

Insufficient Storage Error

Pokemon Unite Switch users have reported the game not working on the Switch and experienced download issues. If you seem to be stuck on the loading screen with the notification that your devise has insufficient storage / not enough space, follow the steps below to solve it.

How To Fix Switch Insufficient Device Storage Error

Steps
1Press the plus button on the game at the home menu
2Archive the software
3Re-download PokemonUnite

March 15 Update Summary

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

We've made the complete Pokemon Unite Version 1.4.1.4 Patch Notes with numbers for the March 15 Balance Patch! This update came with bug fixes, spec changes, text fixes, event and shop updates.

Pokemon Balance Changes

In order to improve the balance of Unite Battles, adjustments have been made to some Pokemon and Boss Pokemon appearing in some maps. Check out the specific modifications to each Pokemon down below!

Overview Of Patch Notes (March 15)

Pokemon Update Details (March 15)

Blastoise Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Blastoise

Rapid SpinRapid Spin
Description:
Has the user spin in the designated direction, dealing damage to any opposing Pokemon it hits. When this move hits, it raises the user's movement speed for a short time.
Changes
- Move Upgrade
Blastoise Build: Best Items & Moveset Guide

Mr. Mime Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes

Guard SwapGuard Swap
Description:
Swaps the user's Defense and Sp. Def stats with those of another Pokémon for a short time when it hits. Swapping with an opposing Pokémon deals it damage over time and decreases its movement speed while increasing the user's movement speed for a short time. Swapping with an ally Pokémon increases the movement speed of that Pokémon and the user for a short time.
Changes
- 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.”
ConfusionConfusion
Description:
Attacks straight in the designated direction.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon decreased
PsychicPsychic
Description:
Centers one telekinetic blast each on the user, any guard-swapped opposing Pokémon, and any Light Screen or Barrier walls created by the user, damaging all opposing Pokémon caught in the blasts and lowering their Sp. Def for a short time. If an opposing Pokémon is hit by multiple overlapping blasts, that Pokémon is also left unable to act for a short time.
Changes
- Controls adjusted
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Cramorant Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Cramorant

DiveDive
Description:
Changes the designated area into a puddle and has the user dive to that area, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon and shoving them when they hit. The user also catches Arrokuda or other wild Pokemon as they emerge from the puddle. A maximum of three uses can be kept in reserve for this move.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon decreased
- Move Upgrade
Air SlashAir Slash
Description:
Has the user shoot out many blades of air while moving backward to create distance. Deals damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and reduces this move's cooldown when it hits.
Changes
- Cooldown lengthened
Cramorant Build: Best Items & Moveset Guide

Alolan Ninetales Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Alolan Ninetales

Basic AttackBasic Attack
Description:
Becomes a boosted attack with every third attack. When this boosted attack hits, it deals damage to nearby opposing Pokémon and decreases their movement speed for a short time.
Changes
- Boosted attack controls adjusted
Aurora VeilAurora Veil
Description:
Creates an aurora around the user 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.
Changes
- 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.”
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Lucario Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Lucario

Close CombatClose Combat
Description:
Unleashes a series of punches in the designated direction, dealing increased damage with the last punch. The user can move while using this move and becomes immune to hindrances.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon decreased
- Effects on the user weakened
Lucario Build: Best Items & Moveset Guide

Greedent Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Greedent

Stats
Changes
- Movement speed decreased.
TackleTackle
Description:
Has the user charge forward belly first, dealing damage when it hits and shoving the first opposing Pokemon it comes in contact with. After this move, the user's next basic attack becomes a boosted attack.
Changes
- Cooldown lengthened
Defense CurlDefense Curl
Description:
Has the user perform a quick roll, granting it a shield and throwing any opposing Pokémon hit by the roll. Hitting an obstacle while rolling will change the direction the user is moving and reset the cooldown of Pound, Double Slap, or Dazzling Gleam.
Changes
- Effects on the user weakened
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Eldegoss Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Eldegoss

Cotton GuardCotton Guard
Description:
Protects the user and nearby ally Pokemon with cotton. The cotton absorbs damage, and when the move ends, the cotton restores some HP.
Changes
- Effects on the user weakened
Cotton Cloud CrashCotton Cloud Crash
Description:
Has the user float into the air and become invincible. If used again, has the user pound the ground, attacking and shoving opposing Pokemon and restoring HP to ally Pokemon in the area of effect.
Changes
- Unite Move charge rate increased
Eldegoss Build: Best Items & Moveset Guide

Decidueye Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Decidueye

Nock NockNock Nock
Description:
Fires quills in the designated direction, dealing damage to opposing Pokémon. The move ends by unleashing a particularly large quill that deals damage to all opposing Pokémon it hits. This move deals increased damage if the opposing Pokémon’s remaining HP is low. While using this move, the user becomes immune to hindrances but is unable to move.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon increased
Spirit ShackleSpirit Shackle
Description:
Charges power before firing quills in the designated direction. Damage dealt by quills increases the longer power is charged, but movement speed is decreased while charging. If this move hits after power is charged to the maximum, it can stitch the opposing Pokémon’s shadow to the ground. The affected Pokémon receives damage upon moving a set distance from that location, and its movement speed is decreased for a short time.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon increased
- Move Upgrade
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Zeraora Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Zeraora

Volt SwitchVolt Switch
Description:
Has the user perform a high-speed dash, dealing damage to any opposing Pokemon it hits and increasing the user's basiic attack speed for a short time. Using this move within a set period of time will allow the user to immediately dash back to where it originally used the move.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon increased
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Trevenant Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Trevenant

Wood HammerWood Hammer
Description:
Has the user pull back its arms and attack, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect, pulling them in front of the user, and leaving them unable to act for a short time. If this attack deals damage to at least one opposing Pokemon, a follow-up attack will be available for a short time. This follow-up attack has the user slam down a giant wooden hammer in front of itself, dealing damage to any Pokemon it hits and leaving them unable to act for a short time. The lower the User's HP, the longer the opposing Pokemon will be left unable to act. Every time this move is used, it consumes a set amount of the user's HP.
Changes
- This move's HP decrease has been weakened
- Effects on opposing Pokemon strengthened
Pain SplitPain Split
Description:
Creates a link between the user and a designated opposing Pokemon. While the link holds, the user redirects a portion of the damage it receives to the linked Pokemon. The lower the user's remaining HP, the greater the percentage of damage that is redirected. Additionally, if the user's percentage of remaining HP is lower than the linked Pokemon's, this move continuously recovers the user's HP and deals damage over time to the linked Pokemon. If the user and the linked opposing Pokemon are too far apart, the link will disappear. Using this move increases the user's movement speed for a short time.
Changes
- Effects on opposing Pokemon strengthened
- This move's movement speed increase has been strengthened.
Stats
Changes
- Movement speed increased
- Bug fixes
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Tsareena Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Tsareena

StompStomp
Description:
Has the user jump up high and attack opposing Pokemon with its feet. When the smove hits, it deals damage to opposing Pokemon and leaves them unable to act for a short time.
Queenly Majesty Effect Restores HP when this move hits.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon increased
Trop KickTrop Kick
Description:
Has the user perform a flying kick in the designated direction, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon it hits and decreasing their Attack for a short time. Opposing Pokemon that make contact with the flying kick's wake receive damage and have their movement speed decreased for a short time.
Queenly Majesty Effect: Grants the user a shield when this move is used.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon increased
Stats
Changes
- Stat increases
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Gengar Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Gengar

Stats
Changes
- Stat Increases
Basic AttackBasic Attack
Description:
Becomes a boosted attack with every third attack, lunging at an opposing Pokemon and dealing damage.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon increased
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Hoopa Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Hoopa

Hyperspace HoleHyperspace Hole
Description:
Hoopa creates a large ring at the designated location, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect. After a set amount of time, Hoopa and an ally Pokemon in the area of effect will return to their base, and their movement speed will be increased for a short time. Ally Pokemon that return to their base in this manner must wait for a short time before the HP recovery from being in their base triggers. These ally Pokemon can also warp back to where the large ring was created. An intact ally forward goal zone can also be designated as the location where the large ring is created. Creating the ring on the forwardgoal zone of thetop path will also create a ring on the forward goal zone of the bottom path, and vice versa. All ally Pokemon, including Hoopa, can use these rings to warp between the two goal zones, and their movement speed will be increased for a short time after warping. After an ally Pokemon warps, there is a set cooldown before that ally can use these rings again. If a path's forward goal zone is destroyed, the middle goal zone on the same path will take its place. This move cannot be used on base goal zones.
Changes
- Cooldown lengthened
Shadow BallShadow Ball
Description:
Hurls a shadowy blob at the target, decreasing the movement speed and Sp. Def of opposing Pokemon for a short time when it hits.
Changes
- Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon decreased
Rings UnboundRings Unbound
Description:
Transforms the user into Hoopa Unbound for a short time, increasing the user's max HP and creating a ring at the designated location. Each ally Pokemon can warp to the ring's location once only. As Hoopa Unbound, the user's moves change to Hyperspace Fury and Psybeam. As Hoopa Unbound, the user cannot score goals or activate its Ability.
Changes
- Basic Attack Damage dealt to opposing Pokemon decreased
- Hyperspace Fury damage dealt to opposing Pokemon decreased
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Aegislash Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Aegislash

Sacred SwordSacred Sword
Description:
Has the user thrust its blade into the ground, creating a triangular zone. The triangular zone erupts with a hidden power, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and throwing them. Also increases the boost count, and the greater the number of opposing Pokemon that are damaged, the more the boost count increases. When the move deals damage to wild Pokemon, the boost count increases by a maximum of two; when it deals damage to Pokemon from the opposing team, the boost count increases without limit. At the same time as the eruption, the user slashes forward, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon that it hits. For a short time after this slash hits, damage dealt by the user partially ignores the Defense of all opposing Pokémon.
Changes
- Area of Effect has been adjusted
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Slow Smoke Buffs, Nerfs, & Changes Slow Smoke

Slow SmokeSlow Smoke
Description:
Creates a cloud of smoke that greatly decreases the movement speed of opposing Pokemon for a short time.
Changes
- Cooldown lengthened
- Effects weakened
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