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

X Attack Latest Buffs and Nerfs (01/20)

Version 1.4.1.2 Patch Notes (January 20)

X Attack.pngX Attack • X Attack now increases the speed of your Pokemon's basic attacks, its Sp. Atk, and Attack.

X Attack Previous Patches
1.1.1.6 Effect duration increased from 5 seconds to 8 seconds (+60%). Basic attack damage multiplier increased from 1.1 to 1.2 times (+9%). Damage multiplier for moves varies from 1.05 to 1.15 times depending on the Move.
1.4.1.2 X Attack now increases the speed of your Pokemon's attacks, its special attacks, and normal attacks.

X Attack Stats and Effect

X Attack.pngX Attack
Battle Item
Tier Ranking
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Cooldown
40
Increases your Pokemon's basic attack damage by 1.2x, move damage by 1.05~1.15x for 8 seconds, and increases your standard attack speed.

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X Attack Duration

X-Attack's damage boost duration lasts 8 seconds upon activation.

X Attack Damage Multiplier

Upon activation, the damage multiplier for basic attacks increases by 1.2 times, and the damage multiplier for moves varies from 1.05 to 1.15 times depending on the Pokemon.

How to Get X Attack

Obtain by Increasing Trainer Level

Trainer Level Unlocked at Level 7

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Best Pokemon for X Attack

Absol.jpgAbsol Crustle.jpgCrustle Dragonite.jpgDragonite
Machamp.jpgMachamp Pikachu.jpgPikachu Sylveon.jpgSylveon
Talonflame.jpgTalonflame Tsareena.jpgTsareena

When to Use X Attack

Applying Heavy Damage

Use X Attack before going all-in with your attacks and Moves to deal a greater deal of damage to enemy Pokemon. It's particularly lethal in the hands of burst damage Pokemon such as Absol or Zeraora as the added damage boost lets them instantly obliterate squishy opponents with a single combo. You can also use it to increase damage in a teamfight, or gain the upper hand in a 1-on-1 duel with an enemy Pokemon.

Defeating Wild Pokemon

Use X Attack when defeating wild Pokemon to speed up the process, and get levels as fast as possible. Using it early on is not a problem since players are more focused on farming in the early phases of a match.

X Attack Damage Boost Test

Damage Damage Boost Test

Pokemon Basic Attack Avalanche Unite Move
Alolan Ninetales ImageAlolan Ninetales 289
332
645
697
2981
3205
Increase 1.2 1.1 1.1
Pokemon Basic Attack Leaf Tornado Unite Move
Eldegoss ImageEldegoss 310
356
1215
1340
2392
2647
Increase 1.2 1.14 1.14
Pokemon Basic Attack Power-Up Punch Unite Move
Lucario ImageLucario 440
506
1374
1490
1031
1146
Increase 1.2 1.11 1.15
Pokemon Basic Attack Double Slap Unite Move
Wigglytuff ImageWigglytuff 310
356
352
366
1081
1125
Increase 1.2 1.05 1.05

The test was conducted in the Practice Area using Wigglytuff, which has a physical attack, and Alolan Ninetales, which has a special attack, to raise the attack and special attack for a duration. The damage was computed with and without the X Attack effect at level 15 against a Pokemon with no Held Items. The test has shown that the increase differs depending on the move.

Basic Attack Increased from 1.1 to 1.2 Times, and Moves Vary

As a result of the test, the damage multiplier for basic attacks increased from 1.1 to 1.2 times after the August 8 Patch Update. The damage multiplier for moves vary from 1.05 to 1.15 times depending on the Move.

X Attack Test Before the August 8 Patch
Pokemon Basic Attack Avalanche Unite Move
Alolan Ninetales ImageAlolan Ninetales 289
332
645
697
2981
3205
Increase 1.15 1.08 1.08
Pokemon Basic Attack Leaf Tornado Unite Move
Eldegoss ImageEldegoss 310
356
1215
1340
2392
2647
Increase 1.15 1.1 1.1
Pokemon Basic Attack Dragon Rush Unite Move
Garchomp ImageGarchomp 496
570
549
603
1595
1763
Increase 1.15 1.1 1.1
Pokemon Basic Attack Power-Up Punch Unite Move
Lucario ImageLucario 440
506
1374
1490
1031
1146
Increase 1.15 1.08 1.11
Pokemon Basic Attack Heavy Slam Unite Move
Snorlax ImageSnorlax 345
396
1806
1947
927
994
Increase 1.15 1.08 1.08
Pokemon Basic Attack Fly Unite Move
Talonflame ImageTalonflame 623
716
2325
2510
1677
1813
Increase 1.15 1.08 1.08
Pokemon Basic Attack Double Slap Unite Move
Wigglytuff ImageWigglytuff 310
356
352
366
1081
1125
Increase 1.15 1.04 1.04

Increased Healing for Shell Bell Test

Without X Attack With X Attack
Healing is 511 Healing is 598
Healing increased by about 17%.

The purpose of this test was to determine if the healing effect from Shell Bell increases when X Attack is activated, since it increases the Sp. Atk.. The test was conducted in Practice Area by ordering the Pokemon to cast a move on the dummy with and without X Attack activated, and note if there is an increase in the healing from Shell Bell (Level 20). The healing from Shell Bell (Level 20) without X Attack activated was 511. When X Attack was activated the healing increased to 598, about a 17% increase.

As a result of the test, it is confirmed that the healing from Shell Bell increases when X Attack is activated. Pikachu is one of the ideal Pokemon to pick that can maximize this interaction. Having the bonus attack and special attack from X Attack, the enhanced healing from Shell Bell, and Pikachu's low cooldown moves increases not only its kill potential but also its sustainability within the 8 second duration of X Attack.

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X Attack Patch Note Updates

X Attack Stat Changes

X Attack Stat Changes
1.1.1.6 Effect duration increased from 5 seconds to 8 seconds (+60%). Basic attack damage multiplier increased from 1.1 to 1.2 times (+9%). Damage multiplier for moves varies from 1.05 to 1.15 times depending on the Move.
1.4.1.2 X Attack now increases the speed of your Pokemon's attacks, its special attacks, and normal attacks.

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