If you don't feel like playing a match, you can always just watch matches live in Pokemon UNITE using the Spectator Mode feature! You might just learn something new, especially from top players in the world. This is a guide on the Spectate Feature in Pokemon UNITE. Learn more about how to use the Spectate feature, Spectate feature controls, and more!
List of Contents
|How to Spectate Players|
Open the Trainer Menu, and select the Spectate option.
Choose Top-Ranking Trainer's or Friend's matches to view.
Select game mode to watch.
Select Trainer you wish to spectate.
You can only spectate either Top-ranking trainers or trainers in your friends list that are currently playing. You can also choose whether the matches you want to watch are Ranked Matches, Standard Matches or Quick Battles.
Do take note that if you want to watch an ongoing match, you have to wait for the match to run for 2 minutes before you can start spectating. This is to prevent cheating via stream sniping.
Allows you to fast forward the match. Available in 1x, 2x, 4x, and 8x options. Will be disabled once you reach the latest time possible.
Pauses the replay. Press again to resume playback.
Opens up the Score Board
|Switch Camera View
Fixes your camera view on the previous or next Pokemon in the match.
|(While Scoreboard is open)||Settings
Opens up the Settings Menu. You can change your system settings and audio options here.
|(While Settings is open)||Exit Spectator Mode|
|Press the Y button to increase the speed of the match. Pressing it again when at max speed will return it to You can also pause the match by pressing the X button.|
|Tap the - to decrease the speed or the + to increase the speed at the bottom of the screen|
You can watch the matches at 1x, 2x, 4x, or 8x speed until you reach the latest point of the match. You will then be forced to watch it at 1x speed, unless you pause and let the match playout. Pausing will allow you to freeze the match, but still allow you to swap between each Pokemon.
|You can spectate the other players in the match and cycle between them with the L and R buttons.|
|Tap the Pokemon icon on the left or right side of the screen of the Pokemon you wish to spectate.|
You can cycle between the Pokemon in the match you are watching, allowing you spectate all the players on both teams.
|Press the Up button on the d-pad to bring up the scoreboard.|
|Tap the bar icon on the upper right of the screen to bring up the scoreboard.|
The number above the Pokemon Icons shows the player's scored points. You can also view each player's battle record by bringing up the scoreboard. Here, you can check the number of knockdowns, support times, and the battle items and techniques each player used.
|Open the scoreboard then press the - button to open the settings. Press X button to quit spectating.|
|Tap the gear icon on the upper right of the screen to bring up the settings. Press the Stop Spectating button to quit.|
If you are done watching the match you can quit spectating at anytime!
Spectator Mode is a mode used to view other trainer's matches live! It can be one of your friends or a random top-ranking trainer. This is a staple feature in other competitive games and is mostly used for improvement. You can watch players at the top level and learn builds, strategies, and techniques that got them to the top!
|Game Modes and Rules|
|Game Modes Explanation||Match Types Explanation|
|Unite Battle Guide||Ranked Match Guide|
|Quick Battle Guide||How to Use Training Mode|
|Fair Play Points Guide||Can Players Use the Same Pokemon?|
|Tournament Mode Guide||Custom Battle Guide|
|Draft Pick Guide||Full-Fury Battles Guide|
|Gameplay Manual Guides|
|List of Status Effects||Stats Explanation|
|How to Upgrade Items||Unite Moves Guide|
|List of Berries and Effects||How To Surrender|
|Recall Guide and Best Timing||Super Jump Guide|
|Vision Guide: How Does Vision Work?||Evolution: How to Evolve and Timing|
|Character Creation Guide||Free Rotation Guide|
|Microtransactions Guide||Attack Vs. Special Attack|
|Badge Guide and Explanation||How to Check Team Score|
|How to Check Leaderboard||Tutorial Missions: Access and Rewards|
|How to Increase Movement Speed||Critical Hit Guide|
|How to Use Quick Chat and Pings||How to Use the Camera|
|How to Cancel Moves||Invincibility Guide|
|Move Types and When to Use||Grass Guide: How Does Grass Work?|
|Boosted Attacks Guide||How to Recover HP|
|How to Check Player Levels and Kills||List of Hidden Mechanics|
|How to Chat with Friends||Pokemon Points and Battle Ribbons|
|Season Points and Rewards||Prize Machine|
|Game Setup Guides|
|List of Controls||List of Settings|
|How to Change Your Name||How to Change Your Gender|
|How to Play Online Multiplayer||How to Add Friends|
|Language Settings||How to Use Voice Chat and Best Apps|
|Do You Need Nintendo Online?||Server Reset Time|
|How to Create a New Account||Can You Delete an Account?|
|Player Count and Limit||Can You Play Offline?|
|How to Reduce Lag||What Happens When You Go AFK|
|How to Play with Bots||How to Check Match History|
|Battle Screen and Menus Explanation||Spectator Mode|
|How to Update the Trainer Card||Squads Guide|
|Friendship Points Guide||-|
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