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This page is about the Held Item Buddy Barrier in the game Pokemon UNITE. Read on to learn more about the Held Item's effects and how to get them in the game!

Buddy Barrier Stats and Effect

Buddy Barrier.pngBuddy Barrier
Held Item
Tier Ranking
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Stat Boost 1 Stat Boost 2
HP + 600 -
When the Pokemon uses its Unite Move, that Pokemon and the nearby ally Pokemon with the lowest HP are each granted a shield equal to (20/30/40)% of their max HP.

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Buddy Barrier Stats Per Level

Level 10 HP +200
Level 20 HP +400
Level 30 HP +600

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Lvl. Stat Boosts
1 HP +20
2 HP +40
3 HP +60
4 HP +80
5 HP +100
6 HP +120
7 HP +140
8 HP +160
9 HP +180
10 HP +200
11 HP +220
12 HP +240
13 HP +260
14 HP +280
15 HP +300
16 HP +320
17 HP +340
18 HP +360
19 HP +380
20 HP +400
21 HP +420
22 HP +440
23 HP +460
24 HP +480
25 HP +500
26 HP +520
27 HP +540
28 HP +560
29 HP +580
30 HP +600

How to Get Buddy Barrier

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Buddy Barrier Test

How the Duration, Overlap, and Range were Tested

Duration Test
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The shield duration is about 4 seconds. It is displayed as the white part of the HP bar.
Overlap Test
After 40% Shield... 20% shield granted
It is confirmed that multiple instances of Buddy Barrier can overlap.
Range Test
No Shield With Shield
The range of the Buddy Barrier shield effect is about 3 to 4 Pokemon.

Summary of Test Results

As a result of the tests, it is confirmed that the Buddy Barrier shield lasts for about 4 seconds, that multiple instances of Buddy Barrier overlap, and the range is about 3 to 4 Pokemon. Given the results, this gives players a better idea of how to use Buddy Barrier.

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