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This is a guide on how to use Unite moves in Pokemon Unite. To know what Unite moves are, how to use Unite moves, and what Unite move each Pokemon has, read on!

What are Unite Moves?

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Unite moves are special moves that a Pokemon can learn when it reaches a certain level. Each Pokemon has a distinct Unite move, each with its own unique effects that can have an impact during a battle. These moves can range from dealing massive damage to opponents to giving your allies helpful buffs.

How to Use Unite Moves

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When the Unite move is at 100% and is glowing up, press ZL on your controller to use it. Some Pokemon may need a target before their Unite move can be used, while others are activated when you target an area.

When to Use Unite Moves

It is best to use Unite moves when teams clash, especially when the Unite move affects an area. It is important to note that you cannot be targeted short amount of time while your Unite move is active. So, it's best to plan ahead if you are going to use Unite moves for offense or defense.

Unite Moves Cooldown

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When the Unite move is used, the name and icon will be greyed out and you will have to wait for it to reach 100% before it can be activated again.

Reduce Cooldown by Defeating Wild Pokemon

You can decrease the cooldown time by 5% by defeating wild Pokemon within the arena. Defeating player controlled Pokemon, however, does not contribute to Unite move cooldown reduction.

Reduce Cooldown by Scoring Goals

You can decrease the cooldown time by 10% by depositing collected Aeos Energy at enemy goals. Alternatively, cooldown reduction will be reduced by 14% when you destroy an enemy goal!

List of All Unite Moves

Pikachu Unite Move

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Unite Move Thunderstorm
Level Learned 9
Effect Area
Description Discharges lightning strikes to each opponent while also gaining a bonus to movement speed. Opponents within the radius will get struck by lightning while this move is active.

Greninja Unite Move

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Unite Move Waterburst Shuriken
Level Learned 9
Effect Area
Description Jumps into the air and hurls a giant water shiruken at the target area, damaging enemy Pokemon within the area of effect.

Venasaur Unite Move

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Unite Move Verdant Anger
Level Learned 9
Effect Area
Description Hurls a giant seed that spreads across an area dealing damage to opponents while reducing their movement speed for short period of time.

Alolan Ninetales Unite Move

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Unite Move Snow Globe
Level Learned 9
Effect Area
Description Attacks with chilling ice and snow. When it strikes a target, all nearby enemies will also take damage. If an enemy is frozen, damage taken is increased.

Cramorant Unite Move

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Unite Move Gatling Gulp Missile
Level Learned 9
Effect Ranged
Description Continuously scoops up Arrokuda among other Pokemon into the users mouth then fires them off at the nearest enemy Pokemon. The user is unable to move or use other moves during this time.

Cinderace Unite Move

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Unite Move Blazing Bicycle Kick
Level Learned 9
Effect Sure Hit
Description Creates a large ball of fire and shoots it at the specified location. Creates a large shockwave upon impact, dealing damage to nearby enemies. Also raises the users movement speed.

Talonflame Unite Move

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Unite Move Flame Sweep
Level Learned 9
Effect Dash
Description Flies up and swoops down the targeted path dealing damage to opponents and pushing them along the way.

Absol Unite Move

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Unite Move Midnight Slash
Level Learned 9
Effect Area
Description Hits a target with a flurry of slashes. The final hit releases a blade of energy that deals more damage and knocksback any enemy Pokemon hit by it.

Gengar Unite Move

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Unite Move Phantom Ambush
Level Learned 9
Effect Dash
Description Teleports to an area then becomes invisible, gaining increased movement speed. When used again, Gengar will scares nearby opponents, damaging and slowing them.

Charizard Unite Move

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Unite Move Seismic Slam
Level Learned 9
Effect Sure Hit
Description Soars into the sky and can move unimpeded across the arena. Standard attacks used during this time have their damage increased and can inflict Burn on enemy Pokemon as well as recovering the user's HP. Using this move again while in the sky will have the user grab its target and slam them into the ground.

Lucario Unite Move

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Unite Move Aura Cannon
Level Learned 9
Effect Ranged
Description Summons a massive energy ball that blasts opponents who are caught in its path. When the Unite move hits, the damage dealt by the next "Power-Up Punch" increases.

Machamp Unite Move

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Unite Move Barrage Blow
Level Learned 9
Effect Buff
Description Attack, movement speed, defense, and special defense increases for a short time. When used again, Machamp will unleashes a flurry of punches, dealing damage to opponents in the area with the final blow dealing the most damage.

Garchomp Unite Move

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Unite Move Livid Outrage
Level Learned 10
Effect Melee
Description Unleashes a powerful chain of attacks while dashing forward. The final attack knocks back opponents, but also leaves Garchomp stunned.

Snorlax Unite Move

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Unite Move Power Nap
Level Learned 10
Effect Buff
Description Has you falling asleep, repeatedly damaging any enemy Pokemon within range with your thrashing while asleep, while also continously recovering HP. You also cannot be disturbed while you sleep.

Crustle Unite Move

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Unite Move Rubble Rouser
Level Learned 9
Effect Buff
Description Generates a shield around it and throws rocks at nearby opponents that explodes upon impact. Enemies will receive additional hits when Crustle is dealt damage while this Unite move is active.

Slowbro Unite Move

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Unite Move Slowbeam
Level Learned 9
Effect Hindrance
Description Incapacitates the opponent with a beam that makes them unable to move while dealing damage over time. Slowbro becomes unstoppable and gains a shield while this Unite move is active.

Eldegoss Unite Move

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Unite Move Cotton Cloud Crash
Level Learned 9
Effect Area
Description Eldegoss flies into the air and protects itself. When used again, it will crash down, knocking opponents away and restoring HP to allies.

Mr. Mime Unite Move

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Unite Move Showtime!
Level Learned 9
Effect Area
Description Performs a mime show that stuns opponents while dealing damage for the duration of the move.

Wigglytuff Unite Move

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Unite Move Starlight Recital
Level Learned 8
Effect Buff
Description Performs a recital that removes all debuffs for nearby allies while generating a shield for them. Also gives invulnerability while this Unite move is active.

Zeraora Unite Move

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Unite Move Plasma Gale
Level Learned 10
Effect Sure Hit
Description Unleashes a blast of lightning, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and throwing them. This also creates a zone of plasma that increases the user's basic attack range and damage dealt while the user is inside the zone.

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