Pokemon UNITE

Vs. AI: How to Play With Bots

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Playing with bots is a great way to practice your skills in Pokemon UNITE. Read on to know what bots are, how to play with bots (AI), how to set up bot matches, and more!

How to Play With Bots

Use Custom Battles

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Players can use Custom Battles to play with bots. They will have full control over setting up the game, such as how many bots per team, and what map to play in. They can also invite their friends to fill in certain slots.

Custom Battle Guide: Features and How to Play

Use CPU Match Type

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Selecting CPU Match is another way to play with bots. Here, players are paired with other people to play against a team of bots.

Match Types: CPU and Random Battles

Cannot Have Bot Allies

Players can only be paired up with other people online or with friends they've invited in the lobby. They cannot have bots as allies, only as opponents.

Play on Offline Mode

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Playing on Offline Mode is also a way to play with bots. In this mode, all Pokemon are available whether or not the player has the Pokemon's license. All Battle and Held items are also available regardless of whether the player has them or not. However, all Held Items are capped at level 20.

Offline Mode: How to Play Offline

How to Set Up Bot Matches

How to Set Up Bot Matches
1 In the Main Screen, select Unite Battle
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2 Go to the Custom Battle Tab and choose a map to play in.
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3 Fill in empty slots with bots or invite friends.
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Any Combination of Allies and Enemies

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Players can set up each team with little to no restrictions. A game can be 2v5, 3v3, and so on with any combination of bots and friends as allies or enemies.

Cannot Choose Bot Pokmeon

Pokemon UNITE - Can

Players cannot choose a Bot's Pokemon. Bots will always play as a random Pokemon each game.

What are Bots?

Playing With Bots

Pokemon UNITE - In-game Bot Names

Bots are Pokemon that are controlled by an AI in place of a player. Players can play with or against them in certain game modes. Bots are labeled as Trainer during battles.

Does Not Provide Rewards

Pokemon UNITE - No Rewards Given

Bot matches do not give Aeos Coins and Aeos Energy after the match. They do not count as actual battles and won't be recorded the players' Battle Record. Moreover, it does not increase the Trainer Level.

No Penalty For Leaving

Pokemon UNITE - Friendly Match Leave

Unlike normal online battles, players can leave a bot match any time without getting penalized. They can simply go to the System Settings tab after opening the in-game menu and press the press the leave match button. Doing so ends the match immediately, players do not have to surrender.

Pokemon UNITE Related Guides

Pokemon UNITE - Game Mechanics Partial Banner

List of Game Mechanics

Game Modes and Rules

Game Modes and Rules
Game Modes Explanation banner.pngGame Modes Explanation Match Types Explanation banner.pngMatch Types Explanation
Unite Battle Guide.pngUnite Battle Guide Ranked Match Guide.pngRanked Match Guide
Quick Battle.pngQuick Battle Guide How to Use Training Mode.pngHow to Use Training Mode
Fair Play Points Guide.pngFair Play Points Guide Can Players Use the Same Pokemon.pngCan Players Use the Same Pokemon?
Pokemon UNITE - Tournament Mode Partial Banner.pngTournament Mode Guide Pokemon UNITE - Custom Battle Partial Banner.pngCustom Battle Guide
Pokemon UNITE - Draft Pick Guide Partial Banner.pngDraft Pick Guide Pokemon UNITE - Full Fury Battle Partial BannerFull-Fury Battles Guide

Gameplay Manual Guides

Gameplay Manual Guides
List of Status Effects.pngList of Status Effects Stats Explanation.pngStats Explanation
How to Upgrade Items.pngHow to Upgrade Items Unite Moves Guide.pngUnite Moves Guide
List of Berries and Effects.pngList of Berries and Effects How to Surrender.pngHow To Surrender
Recall Guide and Best Timing.pngRecall Guide and Best Timing Super Jump Guide.pngSuper Jump Guide
Visision Guide.pngVision Guide: How Does Vision Work? Evolution How to Evolve and Timing.pngEvolution: How to Evolve and Timing
Character Creation Guide.pngCharacter Creation Guide Free Rotation Guide.pngFree Rotation Guide
Microtransactions Guide.pngMicrotransactions Guide Attack Vs. Special Attack.pngAttack Vs. Special Attack
Badge Guide and Explanation.pngBadge Guide and Explanation How to Check Team Score.pngHow to Check Team Score
How to Check Leaderboard.pngHow to Check Leaderboard Tutorial Missions Access and Rewards.pngTutorial Missions: Access and Rewards
How to Increase Movement Speed.pngHow to Increase Movement Speed Critical Hit Guide.pngCritical Hit Guide
How to Use Quick Chat and Pings.pngHow to Use Quick Chat and Pings How to Use the Camera.pngHow to Use the Camera
How to Cancel Moves.pngHow to Cancel Moves Invincibility Guide.pngInvincibility Guide
Move Types and When to Use.pngMove Types and When to Use Grass Guide How Does Grass Work.pngGrass Guide: How Does Grass Work?
Boosted Attacks Guide.pngBoosted Attacks Guide How to Recover HP.pngHow to Recover HP
How to Check Player Levels and Kills.pngHow to Check Player Levels and Kills List of Hidden Mechanics Partial Banner.pngList of Hidden Mechanics
How to Chat with Friends Partial BannerHow to Chat with Friends Pokemon UNITE - Pokemon Points and Battle Ribbons Partial Banner.pngPokemon Points and Battle Ribbons
Pokemon UNITE - Season Points and Rewards Partial BannerSeason Points and Rewards Pokemon UNITE - Prize Machine Partial BannerPrize Machine

Game Setup Guides

Game Setup Guides
List of Controls.pngList of Controls List of Settings.pngList of Settings
How to Change Your Name.pngHow to Change Your Name How to Change Your Gender.pngHow to Change Your Gender
How to Play Online Multiplayer.pngHow to Play Online Multiplayer How to Add Friends.pngHow to Add Friends
Language Settings.pngLanguage Settings How to Use Voice Chat and Best Apps.pngHow to Use Voice Chat and Best Apps
Do You Need Nintendo Online.pngDo You Need Nintendo Online? Server Reset Time.pngServer Reset Time
How to Create a New Account.pngHow to Create a New Account Can You Delete an Account.pngCan You Delete an Account?
Player Count and Limit.pngPlayer Count and Limit Can You Play Offline.pngCan You Play Offline?
How to Reduce Lag.pngHow to Reduce Lag What Happens When You Go AFK.pngWhat Happens When You Go AFK
How to Play with Bots.pngHow to Play with Bots How to Check Match History.pngHow to Check Match History
Battle Screen and Menus Explanation.pngBattle Screen and Menus Explanation Spectator Mode.pngSpectator Mode
How to Update the Trainer Card.pngHow to Update the Trainer Card Squads Guide.pngSquads Guide
Friendship Points Guide Partial BannerFriendship Points Guide -


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