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This is a guide on all the available match types for UNITE Battles in Pokemon UNITE. Read on to know what are the different match types, the difference between each match type, and more!

Pokemon UNITE Match Types

Random Match

Pokemon UNITE - In-Game Lobby With Trainer Queing for Random Match

Random Matches match makes you and other players against random players online for your chosen game mode. This is the main experience and the match type that most players will be playing. You can also invite up to 4 other friends to play on the same team as you!

How to Play Online Multiplayer

CPU Match

Pokemon UNITE - In-Game Lobby With Trainer Queing for CPU Match

CPU Match matches you and other human players against bots. This is a good way to practice or to just relax as playing against bots is significantly easier than playing against other players. You can also invite up to 4 friends to join your team!

How to Play with Bots

Friendly Match

Pokemon UNITE - In-Game Lobby With Trainer Queing for Friendly Match

Friendly Match does not matchmake you with random players, instead, it allows you to start a custom lobby where you can invite up to 9 other players to play a 5v5 match.

How to Add Friends

Add bots to slots

Pokemon UNITE - Adding Bots to a Custom Lobby

If you do not have enough friends you can fill out empty slots with bots. You can even fill out all the slots with bots, allowing you to be the only human player in a bot-only match. Simply press the add bot button on the right of the lobby slots.

Vs. AI: How to Play With Bots

How to Select Match Types & Overview

Three Different Matchmaking Modes

Pokemon UNITE - Different Lobby Matchmaking Modes

There are three match types available in the Battle Menu: Random Match, Friendly Match, and CPU Battle. For everything, you need to know about UNITE Battles, check out our UNITE battle guide!

UNITE Battle Guide and Rules

Choosing your Match Type

Steps
1 Select UNITE Battle in the home screen.
2 Choose a game mode.
3 Choose a match type in the menu above Start.

Only Available for Standard and Random Battles

Pokemon UNITE - Ranked Lobby Matchmaking

For Ranked Battle, the only match type that is allowed is Random Match. Friendly and CPU matches are not playable when playing Ranked. This is because of the competitive nature of Rank and how it challenges your skill against other players. Playing against your friends or bots will not test your skill and can even be abused.

Ranked Match Guide: All Ranks and Performance Points

Match Rewards Amount Differ

Each Match Type gives a different reward amount. This is intended as some match types can be easily abused to farm the match rewards.

Match Rewards
Battle Points Aeos Coins Aeos Energy
Match Type Reward Amount
Friendly Match
None
CPU Match
Low
Random Match
High

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