Latest Pokemon Unite Balance Update Introduced Huge Buffs and Nerfs to Several Pokemon

Published 08/17/2021, 1:55 PM EDT

Pokemon Unite will get another update; Patch is scheduled to release on August 18, 2021, as confirmed by the English and Japanese Twitter handles of the game. The Balance Patch is scheduled to release at 12 AM PDT / 7:00 UTC.


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The Japanese Twitter handle announced the update two hours before the English handle. Furthermore, the English handled mentioned significantly reduced patch notes.


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Summary of the patch notes

  • New adjustments to the stats, moves, and abilities of certain Pokemons
  • New adjustments to Battle Item effects
  • New feature update; added invincibility period after returning from being knocked out.
  • New added Pokemon called Blissey. It is going to be a supporter Pokemon that would heal allies or increase their basic attack speed.

Significant changes in Pokemon Unite

Here are the Pokemons that you should definitely look for. Gardevoir was the biggest change in Update 1.3.3 and has gotten few nerfs and buffs that you should lookout for.


  • Stealth Rock: Increase in Damage Dealt, Cooldown reduced
  •   Rock Tomb: Increase in Damage Dealt

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Dig: Increased Damage
  Dragon Rush: Cooldown Reduced.

  • Movement Speed increased


  • Bugfix on the Unite Move Gauge, which could not be actively built up after use


  • Bugfix where enhanced attacks did not lower opponent Pokemon’s Special Defense
  • Psychic: An added effect of lowering the special defense of the enemy Pokemon.

Heavy Slam:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.


  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased.


  • Move Upgrade

Unite Move: Power Nap


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  • HP restoration decreased.

There have been significant changes in the Battle Items in Pokemon Unite too! The Eject Button has been Nerfed, and Goal Getter, Fluffy Tail, X Attack have gotten buffs.


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Full details of the update, along with patch notes, are available on the official site.

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