Pokémon Unite patch notes: Tencent to update game with new patch on Wednesday August 18th, new Support Blissey to be added

Pokemon Unite

Pokémon Unite was released on Nintendo Switch on Wednesday July 21st 2021. Since then, its developer Tencent Games has made various tweaks to fix bugs.

Yesterday (Monday August 16th) came the most recent round of updates and patches, as well as an announcement that Support Pokémon Blissey will be available to play from Wednesday August 18th. Continue reading to read the most recent patch notes in full.

Last week, Esports News UK reported that the UK Esports League (UKEL), primarily a League of Legends league, are in discussions with Nintendo about the creation of a Pokémon Unite tournament, highlighting Pokémon Unite’s esports potential. Just after the game was released in July, Dom Sacco wrote this piece for Esports News UK, suggesting that the title is perhaps “the perfect entry point for younger gamers into the MOBA genre.”

Here are the most recent patch notes for Pokémon Unite. Note that these updates will be made at 8am BST on Wednesday:

Pokémon Unite patch notes – Wednesday August 18th, 8am BST

  • Bug Fixes
  • Text fixes
  • Shop updates

Changes are also being made to some Pokémon stats and moves to adjust the balance of Unite Battles.

Crustle

Stealth Rock:

  • Cooldown reduced
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased

Rock Tomb:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased

Garchomp

  • Movement speed changed

Bulldoze:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased

Dragon Rush:

  • Cooldown reduced

Slowbro

Surf:

  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased

Scald:

  • Bug Fixes
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased

Snorlax

Heavy Slam:

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased

Block:

  • Duration of effects on opposing Pokémon decreased

Flail:

  • Move Upgrade

Unite Move

  • Power Nap
  • HP restoration decreased

Greninja

Smokescreen:

  • Move Downgrade
  • Cooldown lengthened

Water Shuriken:

  • Cooldown reduced
  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased

Double Team:

  • Cooldown reduced

Wigglytuff

Unite Move:

  • Starlight Recital
  • Bug Fixes

Cinderace

Basic Attack:

  • Bug Fixes

Alolan Ninetales

Snow Warning:

  • Bug Fixes

Aurora Veil:

  • Bug Fixes

Gardevoir

Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes

Psychic:

  • Bug Fixes

Cramorant

Hurricane:

  • Bug Fixes

Wild Pokémon

Avalugg

  • Stat Decrease

Battle Items

Eject Button

  • Stat Decreases

Goal-Getter

  • Stat Increases

Fluffy Tail

  • Stat Increases

X Attack

  • Stat Increases

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