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This page lists all the status effects caused by Pokemon moves found in Pokemon Unite. Read on to know what are status effects, how they affect the Pokemon, what moves give buffs and debuffs, and more!

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Pokemon Unite Status Effects

Status Effects are temporary conditions that you can inflict or receive while in battle. Like other Pokemon games, status effects can be caused by certain moves in the game. You can use these status effects to your advantage - or be used against you! Below are all the possible status effects you can inflict in Pokemon Unite.

Burning

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The Pokemon is ignited by flames that Inflicts damage overtime. It also slows down the Pokemon's movement speed while the status effect is active. This status effect is common on fire type pokemon.

Pokemon Moves That Inflict Burn

Pokemon Move
Charizard ImageCharizard
Cinderace ImageCinderace
Gengar ImageGengar

Frozen

Status Effect - Frozen (2).png

The Pokemon is encased in a layer of ice, making it unable to move for a short amount of time. This status effect is common on ice type pokemon.

Pokemon Moves That Inflict Frozen

Pokemon Move
Alolan Ninetales ImageAlolan Ninetales

Sleep

Status Effect - Sleep.png
The Pokemon is lulled to sleep, rendering it immobile for a short amount of time. Pokemon who are inflicted by this status effect can be woken up by damage.

Pokemon Moves That Inflict Sleep

Pokemon Move
Wigglytuff ImageWigglytuff
Snorlax ImageSnorlax
Gengar ImageGengar

Stunned

Status Effect - Stunned (2).png

A strong move paralyzes the Pokemon, making it unable to move for a short amount of time.

Pokemon Moves That Inflict Stun

Pokemon Move
Pikachu ImagePikachu
Crustle ImageCrustle
Slowbro ImageSlowbro
Mr. Mime ImageMr. Mime
Alolan Ninetales ImageAlolan Ninetales
Garchomp ImageGarchomp
Lucario ImageLucario

Poisoned

Status Effect - Poisoned.png

The Pokemon is inflicted by poison and loses hit points overtime. Damage dealt by poison effect are significantly higher than burn effect.

Pokemon Moves That Inflict Poison

Pokemon Move
Venusaur ImageVenusaur
Gengar ImageGengar

Invulnerable

Status Effect - Invulnerable.png

The Pokemon becomes Immune to all attacks for a short amount of time. You can use this status effect to your advantage by pushing onward or safely escaping from a fight. It is best to change targets while your opponent has this in effect!

Pokemon Moves That Give Invulnerability

Pokemon Move
Cinderace ImageCinderace
Wigglytuff ImageWigglytuff
Machamp ImageMachamp
Charizard ImageCharizard

Pokemon Unite Buffs and Debuffs

Buffs and debuffs are temporary bonuses or penalties your Pokemon can gain or deal during battle. They can either increase or decrease your Pokemon's stats. Knowing when and how to use them effectively can mean turning the tide of a match in your team's favor! Below are all Pokemon moves that give buffs or debuffs.

Attack Up

This buff raises the damage output of your Pokemon's normal attack for a short amount of time.

Pokemon Move
Lucario ImageLucario
Greninja ImageGreninja
Torrent Image Torrent
Cinderace ImageCinderace
Blaze  Image Blaze

Attack Speed Up

This buff increases your Pokemon's attack speed for a short amount of time. That extra burst of speed could determine who gets knocked down first!

Pokemon Move
Garchomp ImageGarchomp
Cinderace ImageCinderace
Machamp ImageMachamp

Movement Speed Up

This buff increases your Pokemon's movement speed for a short amount of time. This is helpful when you are chasing down a low hit point opponent, or retreating from a heated situation.

Pokemon Move
Eldegoss ImageEldegoss
Absol ImageAbsol
Crustle ImageCrustle
Greninja ImageGreninja
Cinderace ImageCinderace
Talonflame ImageTalonflame
Gale Wings Image Gale Wings
Cramorant ImageCramorant

Critical Rate Up

This buff increases the chance of your Pokemon to land a critical hits for a short amount of time.

Pokemon Move
Machamp ImageMachamp
Absol ImageAbsol
Super Luck Image Super Luck

Defense Down

This debuff reduces your opponent's defense. Use this to deal extra damage to your opponent. This is a good way to output a lot of damage!

Pokemon Move
Mr. Mime ImageMr. Mime
Gengar ImageGengar

Slow

This debuff reduces your opponent's movement speed. Can be used as a way to slow down fleeing opponents or catch them off guard!

Pokemon Move
Wigglytuff ImageWigglytuff
Gengar ImageGengar
Eldegoss ImageEldegoss
Alolan Ninetales ImageAlolan Ninetales
Snow Warning Image Snow Warning
Greninja ImageGreninja
Crustle ImageCrustle
Snorlax ImageSnorlax
Cramorant ImageCramorant

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