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Random Match, and CPU Match are the two match types found in Pokemon UNITE. 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

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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

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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

Custom Battle Replaces Friendly Match

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Friendly Matches are no longer a match type. Custom Battle replaced Friendly Matches as part of the 1.4.1.2 Update, and is a new game mode.

Custom Battle Guide:
Features and How to Play

How to Select Match Types & Overview

Two Different Matchmaking Modes

Pokemon UNITE - Choose Match Type

There are two match types available in the Battle Menu: Random 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.
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2 Choose a game mode.
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3 Choose a match type in the menu above Start.
Pokemon UNITE - Choose Match Type

Only Available for Standard and Random Battles

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For Ranked Battle, the only match type that is allowed is Random Match. CPU matches are not playable in 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

Match Rewards
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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 Type Reward Amount
CPU Match Pokemon UNITE - CPU Match Reward
Low
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High

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