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Pokemon UNITE updated to Version 1.8.1.4 

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The Pokemon Company has updated their reasonably popular free-to-play game Pokemon UNITE on both Nintendo Switch and mobile platforms. Version 1.8.1.4 appears to be mostly balance adjustments for a number of playable Pokemon in the game, which dependant on your personal view, is either a good or bad thing. Pokemon UNITE is free to play on both Nintendo Switch and mobile devices and has a purchasable battle pass.

Update Details

  • Battle Pass Updates
  • Ranked Match Updates
  • Shop Updates
  • Event Updates
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes

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

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

Details

Sableye

Confuse Ray’s ability to hinder opponents was too powerful and has been nerfed.

Confuse Ray

  • Cooldown: 8 sec. → 10 sec.

Duraludon

Dragon Pulse’s ability to concentrate damage was too powerful, while Dragon Tail and Revolving Ruin’s ability to defend the user was too powerful. These have been nerfed accordingly.

Dragon Tail

  • Time it takes to stock one reserve use: 12 sec. → 14 sec.
  • Minimum time between uses: 2 sec. → 2.5 sec.

Dragon Pulse

  • Cooldown: 8 sec. → 9 sec.
  • Additional damage from damage markers: reduced by 25%

Revolving Ruin

  • Shield effect: reduced by 15%
  • Movement speed decrease for opposing Pokémon that touch the burning ring: reduced by about 20%

Dodrio

The mobility granted by Agility was too high and has been nerfed. Jump Kick has been buffed to allow Dodrio to leap more during battle.

Agility

  • Cooldown: 10 sec. → 11 sec.
  • Increased movement speed effect: reduced by 20%

Jump Kick

  • Cooldown: 7.5 sec. → 6.5 sec.

Azumarill

Water Pulse’s offensive and defensive capabilities were too powerful, so it has been nerfed.

Water Pulse

  • Cooldown: 4 sec. → 5 sec.
  • Damage: reduced by about 10%

Buzzwole

Buzzwole previously took too long to reach its full potential, so its Ability has been adjusted to help it become a more active participant in battle. Certain moves have been nerfed to balance this change.

Beast Boost

  • Now increases the muscle gauge even when Buzzwole deals damage to wild Pokémon

Lunge

  • Time it takes to stock one reserve use: 6 sec. → 7.5 sec. 

Cinderace

Pyro Ball, which leaves the user very exposed, has been buffed so that it can deal a suitable amount of damage.

Pyro Ball

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon: increased by 8%

Urshifu

Liquidation has been buffed so that Rapid Strike Style Urshifu can stay in fights longer.

Liquidation

  • Cooldown: 12 sec. → 10 sec.
  • Shield effect: increased by 20%

Liquidation+

  • Cooldown: 10 sec. → 9 sec.
  • Shield effect: increased by 20%

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