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Giga Drain: Venusaur Move Effect and Cooldown

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Giga Drain is a Move learned by Venusaur in Pokemon UNITE. Learn the effects of Giga Drain, as well as its damage at each level, cooldown time, level to learn and upgrade, status effects it inflicts, and all Pokemon builds using Giga Drain.

Giga Drain Effects and Stats

Giga Drain Basic Information

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Level Learned Lv. 5 (Upgrade: Lv. 11)
Move Slot Slot 1 (R) - Replaces Seed Bomb
Move Type Recovery
Damage Type Special
Status Effects None
Cooldown 7s
Damage (Starting / Final)
Starting Level Damage: 555
Final Level Damage: 1153
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Giga Drain Effect

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Drains HP from opposing Pokemon in the area of effect, dealing damage to them and restoring the user's HP when it hits. Also reduces the damage the user receives for a short time.

How to Use Giga Drain

Catch As Many Targets

Pokemon UNITE - Venusaur Using Giga Drain on Wild Pokemon

Try to catch as many targets inside Giga Drain's cone, maximizing its damage and HP recovery. You can use this tactic on grouped wild Pokemon like Combee and Vespiquen to heal up fast.

Utilize the Reduced Damage Effect

Pokemon UNITE - Venusaur Using Petal Dance and Giga Drain on Enemy Team

Venusaur gains reduced damage for a short duration after casting Giga Drain. Utilize this effect to stay longer in fights. This mechanic works great with Petal Dance because of the cooldown reduction mechanic, enabling you to use Giga Drain in quick succession.

Giga Drain Patch History HP recovery is decreased from 683 to 610 (-11%). Damage reduction decreased from 40% to 35%. Defense buff increased.

Updates and Patch Notes

Related Pokemon Builds

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Check out the builds of the Pokemon related to this move in the link below:

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