Pokémon Unite Adds A New Fighter & Achievements In The Latest Game Update

Update #2 [Tue 15th Mar, 2022 00:55 GMT]: This is your reminder that Duraludon is now available in Pokémon Unite. Achievements have also been added to the latest update!

You can see the rest of the changes in the update patch notes below, and also view the new battle pass:


2022-3-14 at 07:00




  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes
  • Spec changes
  • Shop Updates
  • Event Updates

If the app has not been updated on your device, please restart the app to apply this update.

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


Blastoise: Rapid Spin

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

Cramorant: Dive

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

Cramorant: Air Slash

Alolan Ninetales: boosted attack

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

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:

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: 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

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.

Update [Wed 9th Mar, 2022 00:55 GMT]: It’s official, Duraludon will be arriving in Pokémon Unite next week on 14th March. You can see a new trailer of the latest addition above.

Original story [Sun 27th Feb, 2022 15:30 GMT]: All sorts of Pokémon games got highlighted during the latest Pokémon Presents broadcast, and one of them was Pokémon Unite for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices.

If you’re looking for a ‘mon to freshen up your battles, keep an eye out for Duraludon. This steel/dragon-type will be arriving at some point in the near future. Here’s a brief look at this absolute unit:

Image: The Pokémon Company

You can see more around the 6:45 mark in the presentation below:

In addition to the announcement of Duraludon – Pokémon Unite also announced “full-fury battles” – a new type of quick battle.

The Mythical Pokémon Hoopa is also currently available as a playable character (for free) in the game’s roster during the limited-time Pokémon Day event. If you clear all special missions, you’ll also obtain Hoopa’s Unite license.

And last but not least, all players who log-in during Pokémon Day will receive commemorative trainer items. What do you think of this latest reveals and announcements for Pokémon Unite? Tell us down in the comments below.

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