Patches & Updates

Pokémon UNITE is on the Nintendo Switch and are capable of patches and updates to the software. This is done typically automatically when your Switch is in Stand By mode but can be prompted by pressing Start on the Switch's Home Screen and selecting Software Update. Alternatively, the updates may come as small download updates as you boot up the game. These updates offer a variety of changes including bugfixes and more

Version 1.1.1.8

Release Dates

September 8th 2021

Size

Changes

  • Changes the following Pokémon details:
    Move/AbilityChangeValues
    PreviousNew
    Blissey
    Special DefenseStat Increased.149300
    SafeguardRemoves 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.
    SafeguardCooldown reduced11 seconds8 seconds
    SafeguardArea of Effect increased
    Safeguard+Increases the amount of damage nullified by the shield effect.
  • Added Shop Items
  • Bug Fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.1.1.7

Release Dates

September 1st 2021

Size

Changes

  • Added Blastoise to the game
  • Added Holowear for Blastoise
  • Bug Fixes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.1.1.6

Release Dates

August 18th 2021

Size

Changes

  • Added Holowear for Pikachu, Snorlax and Eldegoss
  • Lists on match completion how much Energy has been earned in the allowance
  • Changes the following Pokémon details:
    Move/AbilityChangeValues
    PreviousNew
    Crustle
    Stealth RockCooldown reduced.8 seconds6 seconds
    Stealth RockDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.38736262
    Rock TombDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.541636
    Garchomp
    Speed Stat.Movement speed changed.
    BulldozeDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.7361141
    Dragon RushCooldown reduced.8 seconds6 seconds
    Slowbro
    SurfDuration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased.
    ScaldBug Fixes
    ScaldDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.15391742
    2042 after burn
    Snorlax
    Heavy SlamDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.18061717
    BlockDuration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased.
    FlailMove Upgrade
    Power NapHP restoration decreased.
    Greninja
    SmokescreenMove Downgrade
    SmokescreenCooldown lengthened.11 seconds13 seconds
    Water ShurikenCooldown reduced.7 seconds5 seconds
    Water ShurikenDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.3020890 per hit
    5340 total
    Double TeamCooldown reduced.11 seconds9 seconds
    Wigglytuff
    Unite Move: Starlight RecitalBug Fixes
    Cinderace
    Basic AttackBug Fixes
    Alolan Ninetales
    Snow WarningBug Fixes
    Aurora VeilBug Fixes
    Gardevoir
    Basic AttackBug Fixes
    PsychicBug Fixes
    Cramorant
    HurricaneBug Fixes
    Wild Pokémon
    AvaluggHP Decrease
    Battle Items
    Eject ButtonStat Decreases (Cooldown)55 seconds70 seconds
    Goal-GetterStat Increases (Cooldown)120 seconds90 seconds
    Fluffy TailStat Increases (Effect)
    X AttackStat Increases (Effect)

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.1.1.5

Release Dates

August 6th 2021

Size

Changes

Notes
This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.1.1.4

Release Dates

August 4th 2021

Size

Changes

  • Adds Spectator Modes
  • Changes the following Pokémon details:
    Move/AbilityChangeValues
    PreviousNew
    Charizard
    FlamethrowerCooldown reduced.7 seconds5.5 seconds
    FlamethrowerEffects on opposing Pokémon strengthened. - Burn damage doubled
    Fire PunchEffects on opposing Pokémon strengthened. - Knockback doubled
    Fire BlastCooldown reduced.11 seconds8 seconds
    Fire BlastEffects on opposing Pokémon strengthened. - Burn damage doubled<
    Talonflame
    AcrobaticsDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.14912253
    Aerial AceDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.1137
    Aerial Ace+Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.10341235
    FlyDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.23252974
    Venusaur
    Sludge BombDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.9991529
    Sludge BombEffects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
    Petal DanceMove's effects increased - Range increased
    Solar BeamCooldown reduced. - Now reduces with each level11 seconds10 seconds
    Unite Move Verdant AngerDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.20202662
    Absol
    Basic AttackBug Fixes
    Night SlashDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.406719
    Sucker PunchDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.637900
    Wigglytuff
    HPBase Stat IncreaseL1: 3278
    L15: 8002
    L1: 3278
    L15: 9452
    DefenseBase Stat IncreaseL1: 40
    L15: 200
    L1: 90
    L15: 539
    Sp. DefenseBase Stat IncreaseL1: 30
    L15: 149
    L1: 80
    L15: 482
    Double SlapDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.352 per hit438 per hit
    Double SlapEffects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
    SingEffects on opposing Pokémon strengthened. - Increased slow effect
    Dazzling GleamBug Fixes
    Eldegoss
    Cotton GuardCooldown lengthened.7 Seconds9 seconds
    Cotton GuardHP restoration decreased. - Shield is now reduced by 40%
    Cotton SporeCooldown reduced.10 seconds7.5 secons
    Cotton SporeEffects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
    Cotton SporeThis move's Defense, Sp. Def increase has been strengthened.
    Unite Move Cotton Cloud CrashHP restoration decreased.
    Cinderace
    AttackStat DecreasedL1: 150
    L15: 479
    L1: 135
    L15: 418
    Blaze KickDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.13571125
    FeintActivation time and movement speed increase reduced
    Pyro BallDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.1618 (before stat recalculation)1563 (after stat recalculation)
    Gengar
    Basic AttackBug Fixes
    Shadow BallDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.16022200
    HexMove Downgrade - Damage decreased & invulnerability frames reduced13711173
    Dream EaterMove speed increased
    Zeraora
    SparkBug Fixes
    Wild ChargeDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.31293396
    Wild ChargeCooldown changed.8.5 seconds11 seconds
    Unite Move Plasma GaleDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.28192485
    Cramorant
    WhirlpoolDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.47364114
    DiveDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.9741219
    Machamp
    Basic AttackBug Fixes
    Cross ChopDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.1322941
    Close CombatDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.23532521
    Lucario
    Power-Up PunchBug Fixes
    Bone RushBug Fixes
    Greninja
    Basic AttackBug Fixes
    Alolan Ninetales
    Snow WarningBug Fixes
    Any damage listed for moves is in ideal conditions against the Substitute Doll with the Pokémon at Level 15, no boosts and if all the effects of the move are not removed/reduced by other attacks. The values you will get in combat situations will vary based on target Defense and your level

    Notes
    This update is required for your game to go online.

Version 1.1.1.3

Release Dates

July 28th 2021

Size

Changes

  • Added Gardevoir to the game
  • Bug fix for the Muscle Band
  • Notes
    This update is required for your game to go online.