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Boosted Attacks Guide
This is a guide on Boosted Attacks in Pokemon UNITE. Read on to learn how to use Boosted Attacks, how to show the Boosted Attack gauge, all Pokemon Boosted Attacks, and more!

How to Use Boosted Attacks

Activates After a Number of Standard Attacks

Boosted Attack Zeraora
The number of Standard Attacks required to trigger a Boosted Attack is different for each Pokemon - though most of them only need three attacks for it to activate. Moreover, the effect of Boosted Attacks are also different for each Pokemon, ranging from increased damage to inflicting Status Effects upon hit.

Disappears When Out of Combat

Once a Boosted Attack is built up, it will disappear after 4 seconds if not used on an enemy. However, our testing has revealed that only Cinderace and Talonflame's Boosted Attack is not affected by this when out of combat.

Can be Built Up Without a Target

Boosted Attack Build Up
Attacking without a target will also count towards your Pokemon's Boosted Attack build up. You can build up your Boosted Attack before entering a fight to ensure your next attack will be extra powerful!

Note that you can only do this while there are no enemies present. Otherwise, your Pokemon will head to the nearest target to get within range.

How to Show Boosted Attack Gauge

Turn On Boosted Attack Gauge in Settings

Boosted Attack Gauge Setting
By default, the setting to show the Boosted Attack gauge is turned off. To turn it on, simply go the Controls tab in the Settings menu and select the option Boosted Attack Gauge.

List of Settings and Best Settings to Use

Shows as Bars Below HP

Boosted Attack Yellow Bar
Once the setting is turned on, your Pokemon's Boosted Attack meter will be displayed under its Health bar. You will see White bars appear each time you use a Standard Attack. When the Yellow bar appears, it means that your next Standard Attack will be a Boosted Attack.

All Pokemon Boosted Attack Effects

Damage Boost

Pokemon Boosted Attack Effect
Blissey ImageBlissey Becomes a boosted attack after a set amount of time passes, dealing increased damage.
Charizard ImageCharizard Deals continual damage. Deals increased damage to opposing Pokemon that are burned and increases in range when the user evolves.
Cinderace ImageCinderace Boosted Attack activates every third attack dealing increased damage when it hits.
Cramorant ImageCramorant Boosted Attack activates every third attack. This boosted attack spits Arrokuda or other Pokemon at opposing Pokemon and deals damage to opposing Pokemon near the target when it hits.
Decidueye ImageDecidueye Increases the speed of basic attacks for a short time after one hits. This effect can stack, and with every third activation of this effect, basic attacks become boosted attacks for a short time. These boosted attacks fire more quills, but the damage dealt by each quill is decreased.
Garchomp ImageGarchomp Boosted Attack activates every fifth attack, dealing increased damage and restoring the user's HP. Every time one of the user's basic attacks or moves hits an opposing Pokemon, the user's basic attack speed is increased.
Gengar ImageGengar Boosted Attack activates every third attack, lunging at an opposing Pokemon and dealing damage.
Lucario ImageLucario Boosted Attack activates every third attack, performing a combo attack with a bone. Deals damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and throws them.
Machamp ImageMachamp Boosted Attack activates every third attack, dealing increased damage when it hits. This boosted attack also decreases the movement speed of opposing Pokemon for a short time.
Mamoswine ImageMamoswine Becomes a boosted attack with every third attack, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon and leaving them frozen for a short time when it hits. In addition, the user's basic attacks deal increased damage for a short time to opposing Pokemon it has frozen with one of its moves.
Mr. Mime ImageMr. Mime Boosted Attack activates every third attack, dealing increased damage and throwing opposing Pokemon when it hits.
Talonflame ImageTalonflame Boosted Attack activates every third attack, creating a fiery whirlwind that deals damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect. This boosted attack remains readied even if the user leaves combat for a prolonged period of time after the first two basic attacks.
Venusaur ImageVenusaur Boosted Attack activates every third attack, dealing increased damage. This boosted attack also pulls opposing Pokemon inward between the user's vines.
Wigglytuff ImageWigglytuff Boosted Attack activates every third attack, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon and spinning them around when it hits.

Movement Speed Reduction

Pokemon Boosted Attack Effect
Alolan Ninetales ImageAlolan Ninetales Boosted Attack activates every third attack, dealing damage to nearby opposing Pokemon and decreases their movement speed for a short time.
Blastoise ImageBlastoise Becomes a boosted attack with every third attack, dealing continual damage and decreasing the movement speed of opposing Pokemon for a short time.
Crustle ImageCrustle Boosted Attack activates every third attack, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and decreases their movement speed for a short time.
Eldegoss ImageEldegoss Boosted Attack activates every third attack, attaching a bit of cotton fluff to opposing Pokemon. The user's basic attacks against an opposing Pokemon with cotton fluff on it deal increased damage and decrease the opposing Pokemon's movement speed for a short time.
Greninja ImageGreninja Boosted Attack activates every third attack. At long range, a boosted attack deals increased damage to opposing Pokemon and decreases their movement speed for a short time. At close range, a boosted attack deals more damage the lower the opposing Pokemon's remaining HP is low.
Slowbro ImageSlowbro Boosted Attack activates every third attack. When this boosted attack hits, it deals damage to nearby opposing Pokemon and decreases their movement speed for a short time.
Snorlax ImageSnorlax Boosted Attack activates every third attack , dealing damage to nearby opposing Pokemon and decreases their movement speed for a short time.
Sylveon ImageSylveon Evee: Becomes a boosted attack with every third attack, dealing increased damage when it hits.
Sylveon: Becomes a boosted attack with every third attack, dealing increased damage and increasing the user's movement speed for a short time when it hits.

Defense/ Sp. Defense Reduction

Pokemon Boosted Attack Effect
Absol ImageAbsol Boosted Attack activates every third attack, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon and decreasing their Defense when it hits. If this boosted attack hits only a single opposing Pokemon, it deals increased damage.
Gardevoir ImageGardevoir Boosted Attack activates every third attack, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and decreases their Sp. Def for a short time.

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