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The Free Rotation for Pokemon Unite on the Nintendo Switch and Mobile is a list of free Pokemon that changes weekly. Read on to know which Pokemon are currently available, what Free Rotation is, how to get free Pokemon, and more!

Current Free Pokemon

This Week's Free Pokemon

As of October 25, 2021, the free Pokemon for rotation are the following:

Currently Free Pokemon
Gardevoir Image Gardevoir Gengar Image Gengar Machamp Image Machamp Wigglytuff Image Wigglytuff

Previous Free Pokemon

Previous Free Pokemon

Free Pokemon
(October 18, 2021 - October 24, 2021)
Cinderace Image Cinderace Mr. Mime Image Mr. Mime Garchomp Image Garchomp Cramorant Image Cramorant
Free Pokemon
(October 11, 2021 - October 17, 2021)
Greninja Image Greninja Wigglytuff Image Wigglytuff Absol Image Absol Lucario Image Lucario
Free Pokemon
(October 3, 2021 - October 10, 2021)
Machamp Image Machamp Crustle Image Crustle Cinderace Image Cinderace Gardevoir Image Gardevoir
Free Pokemon
(September 26, 2021 - October 2, 2021)
Greninja Image Greninja Mr. Mime Image Mr. Mime Garchomp Image Garchomp Gengar Image Gengar
Free Pokemon
(September 19, 2021 - September 25, 2021)
Crustle Image Crustle Absol Image Absol Lucario Image Lucario Cramorant Image Cramorant
Free Pokemon
(September 12, 2021 - September 18, 2021)
Cinderace Image Cinderace Mr. Mime Image Mr. Mime Gengar Image Gengar Garchomp Image Garchomp

When Do Free Pokemon Rotate?

Sundays at 5:00 PM PST

From our observation, free Pokemon rotate weekly at every Sunday 5:00 PM PST. The first rotation occurred on Sunday, July 25th and was estimated to have changed at 5:00 PM PST (12:00 AM UTC on the 26th), the standard time for Server Reset for Pokemon UNITE.

When Do Events Reset?

What is Free Rotation?

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Free Rotation is a schedule for a set of free Pokemon that allows players can use without purchasing their Unite License. Once their duration is over, a new set of free Pokemon will be available. You will then need to have earned the Unite License of the previous free Pokemon if you want to keep playing them.

The free rotation is a good way to try out Pokemon you haven't bought to know if they are worth investing Aeos Coins or Premium Currency.

How to Unlock All Pokemon (Unite Licenses)

Rotating Pokemon Limitations

Only for Standard and Quick Matches

It is important to note that rotating Pokemon cannot be used in Ranked Matches. They can only be used for Standard or Quick Battles.

Cannot Add as Favorite Pokemon

You will be unable to Favorite Pokemon without a Unite License for them. Favoriting Pokemon will display them on your Home Page.

How to Check Free Rotation

How to Check Free Rotation
1 Practice-Closet-Held Items-Battle Items-Unite Squad-Events Trainer Menu.png
Select the Pokemon tab In the Trainer Menu.
2 Free Rotation Clock Icon.png
A list of Pokemon with time icons will appear.

Free rotating Pokemon will have a clock symbol on the upper left corner of their license, indicating that you have a limited time to use the Pokemon until it rotates out.

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