The launch of the Pokemon MOBA, Pokemon UNITE, for the Nintendo Switch appears to have been a success with players flocking to social media sharing their enjoyment of the free-to-play game and live streaming Pokemon UNITE on Twitch. The Pokemon Company has announced that an update for Pokemon UNITE is coming tomorrow and includes some fixes along with balance adjustments for various Pokemon in the additive online game. The patch notes are fairly long and explain what has changed:
- Bug Fixes
- Text Fixes
- Spectate Feature Test Release: A test release of the Spectate feature will be performed from 8-4-2021 at 12AM PDT/7:00 UTC until 8-6-2021 at 12AM PDT/7:00 UTC.
Changes are being made to some Pokémon stats and moves to adjust the balance of Unite Battles.
Charizard: Flamethrower:Cooldown reduced.Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.Fire Punch:Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.Fire Blast:Cooldown reduced.Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
Talonflame: Acrobatics:Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.Aerial Ace:Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.Aerial Ace+:Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.Fly:Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
Venusaur: Sludge Bomb:Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.Petal Dance:Move UpgradeSolar Beam:Cooldown reduced.Unite Move: Verdant AngerDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
Absol: Basic Attack:Bug FixesNight Slash:Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.Sucker Punch:Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
Wigglytuff: The following stats have been increased:Defense, Sp. Def, HPDouble SlapDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.SingEffects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.Dazzling GleamBug Fixes.
Eldegoss: Cotton GuardCooldown lengthened.HP restoration decreased.Cotton SporeCooldown reduced.Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.This move’s Defense, Sp. Def increase has been strengthened.Unite Move: Cotton Cloud CrashHP restoration decreased.
Cinderace: The following stats have been decreased:AttackBlaze KickDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.FeintMove DowngradePyro BallDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
Gengar: Basic AttackBug FixesShadow BallDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.HexMove DowngradeDream EaterMove Upgrade
SparkBug FixesWild ChargeDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.Cooldown reduced.Unite Move: Plasma GaleDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.
Cramorant: WhirlpoolDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.DiveDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
Machamp: Basic AttackBug FixesCross ChopDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.Close CombatDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
Lucario: Power-Up PunchBug FixesBone RushBug Fixes
Greninja: Basic AttackBug Fixes
Alolan Ninetales: Snow WarningBug Fixes