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This is a guide on the best Pokemon to use early on in Pokemon UNITE. Read on to learn which Pokemon are the easiest and best to get started with for beginner players.

Best Pokemon for Beginners



"Pikachu is a Pokémon that excels at attacking opponents from far away with electricity. Sometimes the attacks even leave opposing Pokémon paralyzed!"
Tier: Role: Attack Type: Difficulty:
S Rank Icon Attacker Ranged Novice

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Pikachu Abilities, Stats, and Evolutions

Pikachu is the best starter Pokemon for Attackers primarily due to its extremely long range. Pikachu's moves also have the ability to paralyze targets, which grants plenty of follow-up opportunities for you and your team.


"Cinderace doesn’t just have high attack power—it’s also got the speed to drive opponents crazy."
Tier: Role: Attack Type: Difficulty:
A Rank Icon Attacker Ranged Novice

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Cinderace Abilities, Stats, and Evolutions

Cinderace is another solid choice for novice attackers. This particular Pokemon offers incredibly high damage that scales very well into the later stages of a match. It also has more mobility than Pikachu to compensate for its smaller attack range.



"Absol is a Pokémon that can close the distance in an instant and deal massive amounts of damage."
Tier: Role: Attack Type: Difficulty:
A Rank Icon Speedster Melee Expert

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Absol Abilities, Stats, and Evolutions

Absol is the best starter Speedster Pokemon due to how easy this particular Pokemon is to pick up and learn compared to the other Speedsters on the roster. It's high mobility and burst damage make it an excellent Pokemon for scrappy fights and situations.



"When it’s still a Charmander, it’s not the most reliable, but when it evolves into Charizard, it can use its powerful moves to attack and deal damage over a wide area."
Tier: Role: Attack Type: Difficulty:
C Rank Icon All-Rounder Melee Novice

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Charizard Abilities, Stats, and Evolutions

Charizard offers solid damage and endurance can be built for both melee and ranged offense with equal effectiveness, making it the best All-Rounder Pokemon to start with!



"Crustle hinders its opponents using many different moves."
Tier: Role: Attack Type: Difficulty:
A Rank Icon Defender Melee Novice

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Crustle Abilities, Stats, and Evolutions

Crustle is an excellent Defender Pokemon to start the demo with. Its ability to split fights and create advantageous situations for their team is easy to pick up by beginners, but can still be appreciated by experienced MOBA players.



"Eldegoss is a master supporter that can restore its allies’ HP and boost their movement speed."
Tier: Role: Attack Type: Difficulty:
S Rank Icon Supporter Ranged Novice

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Eldegoss Abilities, Stats, and Evolutions

Eldegoss' long range and extremely useful utility easily make it the best starting Supporter Pokemon for the demo. It has the ability to support the team with heals and barriers while chipping away at enemies with decent damage from afar.

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