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.
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After completing the tutorial you are given 5 Unite License to choose from. You can choose from, Pikachu, Eldegoss, Snorlax, Charizard, and Talonflame. You can only choose one, so choose wisely! We recommend Pikachu for the reasons below!
Best Starter Pokemon and All Starters
|"Pikachu is a Pokémon that excels at attacking opponents from far away with electricity. Sometimes the attacks even leave opposing Pokémon paralyzed!"|
Pikachu is the best starter Pokemon among all the other starter Pokemon, 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.
Pikachu Abilities, Stats, and Evolutions
If you want to be the one dealing damage in your games then picking an Attacker will be the way to go! They have high damaging Moves that can rack up damage fast, making them focused on being offensive Pokemon.
|"Alolan Ninetales uses moves that freeze its opponents in ice, making them unable to move or attack."|
Alolan Ninetales is a great Attacker to start with. Has attacks with good range, high damage, and disables. Alolan Ninetales can be a force to be reckoned with.
Alolan Ninetales Guide: Builds and Moves
|"Cinderace doesn’t just have high attack power—it’s also got the speed to drive opponents crazy."|
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.
Cinderace Abilities, Stats, and Evolutions
Want to be a menace that runs around the map, giving the enemy team a hard time by helping your teammates anywhere you are needed? Speedsters are the Pokemon that can do just that! With their high mobility, they can go top or bottom in a flash and gank enemy Pokemon!
|"Absol is a Pokémon that can close the distance in an instant and deal massive amounts of damage."|
Absol is the best starter Speedster due to how easy this particular Pokemon is to pick up and learn compared to the other Speedsters on the roster. Its high mobility and burst damage make it an excellent Pokemon for scrappy fights and situations.
Absol Abilities, Stats, and Evolutions
Damage? Check. Durability? Check. All-Rounder Pokemon can dish damage and take damage. They are the jack-of-all-trades of the team, ones who can adapt to different roles when the need arises. What they lack in specialty they make up for with versatility and unpredictability.
|"Lucario is a well-balanced Pokémon that combines speed and attack power."|
Lucario has great damage and mobility moves that are easy to use. He can go in to do some damage or get out to fight another day, making it the best All-Rounder Pokemon to start with!
Lucario Guide: Builds and Moves
Defender Pokemon are durable Pokemon that can take a lot of damage. Not only are they hard to knock down, they also have moves that can disrupt the enemy team, making sure they won't ignore you!
|"Snorlax can take a lot of hits. It’s a dependable Pokémon that can protect its allies from harm."|
Snorlax is an excellent Defender Pokemon to get into being a defender. Snorlax has a ton of health that allows you to take a lot of damage and disabling moves that can interrupt the enemy team, making him effective in any situation.
Snorlax Guide: Builds and Moves
Supporter Pokemon focuses on strengthening their team, making sure they have an advantage when going into fights. They can do this in a variety of ways, from healing to buffing teammates or debuffing enemies. Whatever they do, they can be vital in setting up the team for victory!
|"Eldegoss is a master supporter that can restore its allies’ HP and boost their movement speed."|
Eldegoss' long-range and extremely useful utility easily makes it the best starting Supporter Pokemonfor those looking to help their team. It has the ability to support the team with heals and barriers while chipping away at enemies with decent damage from afar.
|All Strategy Guides|
|Beginner's Guide||Things To Do First|
|Things To Avoid Doing||Best Starter Pokemon|
|Best Pokemon for Beginners||Best Team Comps|
|List of Settings and Best Settings||How to Unlock All Pokemon|
|Best Goal Timing: When to Score||Map Objectives Guide: When to Take On Bosses|
|How to Level Up Your Pokemon: EXP Farming||Country and Region Guide|
|Unchangeable Features||Energy Rewards Gacha|
|How to Defend Goals||Targeting and Aim Assist|
|Best Farming Routes||Things to Do Everyday|
|How to Win: Tips and Strategies||Reach Master Rank: Solo Queue Guide|
|Ganking Guide: How to Gank||Tri-Lane Guide|
|Farming and Currency Guides|
|How to Farm Aeos Coins||How to Get Aeos Tickets|
|How to Get Fashion Tickets||How to Get Holowear Tickets|
|How to Farm Aeos Energy||Best Purchases in the Shop|
|How to Raise Trainer Level Fast||What to Spend Aeos Coins On|
|What to Spend Aeos Tickets On||What to Spend Aeos Gems On|
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Im Looking For A Friend To Help Me Rank Up. My Main Is Sylveon. Also Im Still Practicing Using Eldegoss And Im Still Stuck At Veteran :(
I totally agree, but I would chose Eldegloss because she’s amazing.
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