Are you new to Pokemon UNITE and is confused with the controls? This is a guide to the controls for Pokemon UNITE on the Nintendo Switch and Mobile. Learn all the controls for Pokemon UNITE in our complete guide, and learn how to change the control settings and mapping to match your playstyle!
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It is possible to change the in-game control mapping easily via the Settings menu. Unfortunately, the remapping is somewhat limited, as players are only given a select list of options for each button, but it does allow for variation to match the player's preferences.
|1||Go to the Trainer Menu from the Home Screen.|
|2||Select the Settings Tab.|
|3||Choose Button Settings, to pull up a list of buttons.|
|4||Select the button you wish to remap and press A. You'll be able to check a list of available move options for this button.|
The full list of English controls for Pokemon UNITE on the Nintendo Switch can be seen above.
An Ultimate move which Pokemon gain access to at specific levels (varies per Pokemon).
Hold and use the right stick to pan your camera around you.
Toggles the minimap between a small view and a large overlay.
Control your character.
Hold and use the right stick to select one of a set of easy phrases or announcements.
When reaching a certain level, you can pick one of two moves to learn. Use these buttons to select the move, or ignore it to choose the preset Auto-Selected move.
Warp to Start
Hold for a few seconds to quickly warp to your base, from where you can do a super jump to any controlled goal.
Move 1 & 2
Hold and release one of these buttons to execute one of the two moves currently learned. At the start of the match, pressing either ZR or R determines which of the two starting moves you will learn.
Open the Menu
Allow you to choose options like exiting the match.
The standard attack. Unlike special moves, it has no cooldown time.
While holding the ZR or R button, you can cancel the use of the move by pressing B.
When you have Aeos Energy and are standing in the opponents' goal zones, hold X to score a goal.
Uses the Battle Item equipped before the start of the match.
While holding ZR or R, use the right stick to aim your move.
Unfortunately, there is currently no way to change the layout of the buttons in-game.
However, there are a few quality of life changes you can choose in the Controls tab at the Setting Menu.
You can choose to change the horizontal axis of where the movement and the moves are on the screen.
This can be useful for people who have their own way of gripping their phones or holding their tablets.
|1||Go to the Settings Menu found at the top right of your screen while in-game.|
|2||Go to the controls tab.|
|3||Go all the way down tap Adjust on the Panel Placement section .|
|1||This button will expand the minimap.|
|2||This is your movement interface. Press and hold within the cricle to move your Pokemon|
|3||This button will display the scoreboard.|
|4||Opens the Settings tab. This is also where you will find the option to surrender or quit the game if you are in a bot match.|
|5||The ping system in the game. Using any of these buttons will put a mark on your current position on the minimap.|
|6||Activates your Unite Move.|
|7||Tap to use your basic attacks. The icon will turn yellow if your next attack is a Boosted Attack|
|8||Only available if you have Advanced Controls enabled in the control settings. Clicking this will make your Pokemon attack the nearest Wild Pokemon|
|9||Your Pokemon Moves. You will need to drag your fingers while holding down on the screen to aim your Move.|
|10||This displays your equipped Battle Item.|
|11||This is your Score Goal Button. This will also display the maximum amount of Aeos Energy that you can carry.|
|12||Your Recall Button. Use this to teleport back to base|
|Game Modes and Rules|
|Game Modes Explanation||Match Types Explanation|
|Unite Battle Guide||Ranked Match Guide|
|Quick Battle Guide||How to Use Training Mode|
|Fair Play Points Guide||Can Players Use the Same Pokemon?|
|Tournament Mode Guide||Custom Battle Guide|
|Gameplay Manual Guides|
|List of Status Effects||Stats Explanation|
|How to Upgrade Items||Unite Moves Guide|
|List of Berries and Effects||How To Surrender|
|Recall Guide and Best Timing||Super Jump Guide|
|Vision Guide: How Does Vision Work?||Evolution: How to Evolve and Timing|
|Character Creation Guide||Free Rotation Guide|
|Microtransactions Guide||Attack Vs. Special Attack|
|Badge Guide and Explanation||How to Check Team Score|
|How to Check Leaderboard||Tutorial Missions: Access and Rewards|
|How to Increase Movement Speed||Critical Hit Guide|
|How to Use Quick Chat and Pings||How to Use the Camera|
|How to Cancel Moves||Invincibility Guide|
|Move Types and When to Use||Grass Guide: How Does Grass Work?|
|Boosted Attacks Guide||How to Recover HP|
|How to Check Player Levels and Kills||List of Hidden Mechanics|
|How to Chat with Friends||List of Achievements|
|Game Setup Guides|
|List of Controls||List of Settings|
|How to Change Your Name||How to Change Your Gender|
|How to Play Online Multiplayer||How to Add Friends|
|Language Settings||How to Use Voice Chat and Best Apps|
|Do You Need Nintendo Online?||Server Reset Time|
|How to Create a New Account||Can You Delete an Account?|
|Player Count and Limit||Can You Play Offline?|
|How to Reduce Lag||What Happens When You Go AFK|
|How to Play with Bots||How to Check Match History|
|Battle Screen and Menus Explanation||Spectator Mode|
|How to Update the Trainer Card||Squads Guide|
|Friendship Points Guide||-|
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