This page lists the common MOBA terms used by players in Pokemon UNITE. Read on to learn the different Pokemon terms, Maps terms, Gameplay terms, and more!
List of Contents
These MOBA terms are used to describe player-controlled characters.
|Hero or Champion||Refers to a player-controlled Pokemon|
|Glass Cannon||A Pokemon with a high damage output but low Endurance.|
|Jungler||A player who mainly stays in the Central part of the arena instead of Lanes.|
|Minions||Refers to the Wild Pokemon that spawns all over the map.|
|Skills or Abilities||Refers to the Pokemon's moveset.|
|Squishy||A vulnerable teammate or enemy with low HP and defenses.|
|Tank||Refers to a Pokemon with high defense and endurance that make up the front line during team fights.|
|Ultimate||Refers to the Pokemon's Unite Move.|
These MOBA terms are used to describe aspects of the map.
|Bot (Bottom) Lane||Refers to the Bottom path of the arena.|
|Bush/Brush||Refers to the patches of grass found in the arena where players can hide themselves in.|
|Fog||Refers to the gray areas of the map that are not visible for each team.|
|Jungle||Refers to the large open area in Central part of the arena. Often used by Junglers for Farming Wild Pokemon.|
|Objectives||Refers to certain targets or locations that are important in helping a team win. Examples in this game include Goal Zones and Boss Pokemon.|
|Ping||Refers to tactical alerts placed on the map to give teammates more information. Often used with the Quick Chat mechanic during matches.|
|Roam||A term for wandering around the arena to look for opportunities at potential ganking or objective taking.|
|Top Lane||Refers to the Top path of the arena.|
|Tower||Refers to each team's Goal Zones.|
These MOBA terms are used to describe different game mechanics and features.
|Ace||A term for taking down the entire enemy team within a short span of time.|
|AFK||The abbreviation for "away from keyboard". It refers to a player who leaves the game without quitting the match.|
|AoE||The abbreviation for "Area of Effect". Refers to Pokemon moves that can hit multiple opponents in an area rather than a single target.|
|Backdooring||A term for sneaking into and scoring at the enemy's Goal Zone without alerting enemies to your location.|
|Buff||A Status Effect that gives your Pokemon beneficial boost to their performance.|
|Cheese||A term for using unconventional strategies, often times with low risk and high reward.|
|Cooldown||Refers to the time it takes for moves to recharge before it can be used again.|
|Debuff||A Status Effect that negatively impacts your Pokemon's capabilities.|
|Farm||The process of defeating Wild Pokemon for EXP and Aeos Energy.|
|Feed||Refers to when a player repeatedly gets taken out by the opponent, giving them easy EXP and points.|
|Flank||Refers to attacking an opponent from the sides or behind, cutting off their escape routes.|
|Gank||Refers to ambushing an enemy with one or more players.|
|Harass||To continuously annoy an enemy player with strong attacks and moves while not allowing them to retaliate.|
|Kite||The process of backing away from enemies while simultaneously using ranged attacks.|
|Push||A term for moving towards the enemy's Goal Zone.|
|Snowball||The process of gaining an advantage early on and capitalizing on it repeatedly until the enemy can no longer fight back properly.|
|Zone/Zoning||A tactic used for stopping enemies from entering a certain area to prevent them from securing objectives and/or gaining EXP.|
|Patch Notes List|
(July 28, 2021)
(August 4, 2021)
(August 6, 2021)
(August 18, 2021)
(September 1, 2021)
(September 8, 2021)
(September 22, 2021)
(September 27, 2021)
(September 29, 2021)
(October 08, 2021)
(October 13, 2021)
(October 20, 2021)
|Patch||End Time and Date|
|Mobile Release Maintenance||September 21, 2021
Halloween Nerfs and Buffs!
Spooky new content and balance patches slated to arrive on October 20!
Sylveon is Nerfed!
Sylveon is nerfed in Version 126.96.36.199 - what are your thoughts?
Sylveon is Released!
A dazzling Ranged Attacker joins the fight!
Mamoswine is Released!
Check out this new Defender Pokemon!
Who's coming next for Pokemon UNITE?
UNITE Mobile Release
Everything about the Mobile Release!
How to Download UNITE
Learn how to download Pokemon UNITE for Switch and Mobile!
Does Pokemon UNITE Have Controller Support for Mobile?
Know if controllers are supported for Mobile!
Roadmap and Schedule
Know what's coming for Pokemon UNITE!
|Pokemon UNITE Game Review||Hex Bug Details|
|Nintendo Switch Release Date||Beta Features and Summary|
|Is Pokemon UNITE Free to Play?||Is Pokemon UNITE Pay to Win?|
|Release Time & Countdown||In-Game Purchases Guide|
|Pokemon UNITE Beta Review||How to Fix Connection Errors|
|Appearing Characters||Available Consoles and Platforms|
|Are There Bots in Ranked?||Crossplay and Cross Progression Guide|
|MOBA Terms and Glossary|
The Like Feature
You can save a comment for later by giving it a Like.
As a member:Get access to several features!
Genshin Impact Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Pokemon UNITE Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
New World Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Tales of Arise Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Pokémon Sword and Shield Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Monster Hunter Rise | MHR (MH Rise) Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch) Wiki Guide
Fire Emblem Heroes (FEH) Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
SMT 3 Nocturne Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla Guide & Walkthrough Wiki
Yo! My friend and I need some help getting out of Great League. Hard stuck Class 2, I main Cinderace she mains Talonflame! Feel free to add me and help me out haha!
Player ID : 50Y8MQ2
Sylveon, both absol and garchomp aren't great
©2021 Pokémon. ©1995–2021 Nintendo / Creatures Inc. / GAME FREAK inc.
The copyrights of videos of games used in our content and other intellectual property rights belong to the provider of the game.
The contents we provide on this site were created personally by members of the Game8 editorial department.
We refuse the right to reuse or repost content taken without our permission such as data or images to other sites.