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Pokemon UNITE - Game Modes

Standard, Ranked, Custom Battle, and Quick Battle are the four game modes found in Pokemon UNITE. This is a guide on all the available game modes for Unite Battles in Pokemon UNITE. Read on to know what are the different game modes, the difference between each game mode, and more!

Pokemon Unite Game Modes

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There are four game modes available, namely Standard Match, Ranked Match, Custom Battle, and Quick Battle.

Availability of Game Modes
Game Modes Availability
Standard Available at the start.
Ranked Unlocks at trainer level 6.
Custom Battle Available at the start.
Quick Battles Unlocks at trainer level 8.

Trainer Level: How to Raise Fast

Standard Matchmaking

Pokemon UNITE - Lobby
Players 1-10
Match Size 5v5
Requirements • Complete the Tutorial
• Have 60+ Fair-Play Points

Standard matches follow the 5v5 game mode for Pokemon Unite. It is considered as the casual game mode as you are not punished or rewarded for winning or losing. The matchmaking is not strict with skill level and does not take into consideration your rank from Ranked.

Standard Battle Guide and Rules

Ranked Matchmaking

Pokemon UNITE - Ranks
Players 1-10
Match Size 5v5
Requirements • Reach Trainer Level 6
• Own 5 Unite Licenses
• Have 80+ Fair-Play Points

Ranked matches follow the same format at Standard matches but has skill based matchmaking that will match you with players at a similar skill level. These skill levels are represented as ranks. Winning will help increase your rank and losing will decrease it. Because there stakes, it is more competitive than Standard matches.
This match type can be unlocked only at trainer level 6.

Ranked Rewards

MOBAs and other competitive games usually split their Ranked modes into seasons and Pokemon Unite is no different. A season is a limited time where players can try to climb up the rank ladder as high as they can and at the end of that season, receive rewards based on the highest-ranked reached!

Ranks & Ranking System

Custom Battle

Pokemon UNITE - Custom Battle Screen
Players 1-10
Match Size 5v5, 4v4, 3v3
Requirements Available at the start

Custom Battles replaced Friendly Matches as part of the Update. It functions the same as Friendly Matches but has some new features added. Players can pick from all maps available and invite as many players or add as many bots to a match as they want.

Custom Battle Guide: Features and How to Play

Quick Battles

Pokemon UNITE - Quick Battle
Players 1-8
Match Size 3v3, 4v4
Requirements • Reach Trainer Level 8

Quick Battles are 4v4 or 3v3 matches with a significantly shorter timer. Quick Battles are great for practicing Pokemon and different strategies or just to have a quick game.
The match type can be unlocked only at trainer level 8.
Quick Battle: How to Unlock and Rules

Pokemon UNITE Game Modes Overview

Match Types

Pokemon UNITE - CPU Match TypeCPU Battle
As the name suggests, players can battle with computer controlled opponents or teammates. Players can use this mode to practice their skills or different strategies.
Pokemon UNITE - Random Match TypeRandom
Random mode matches players with other players online against other teams. Players can also invite their friends to join their team in this mode.

There are two match types available in Standard and Quick Battles matches: Random, and CPU Battle. They can be chosen in the drop down menu above Start.

Match Types: CPU, and Random

Game Mode Rewards

Match Rewards
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Each game mode has the same rewards for completing a match. But the amount of the rewards can differ based on the game mode and match type chosen.

Game Mode Reward Amount
Quick Battle Pokemon UNITE - Quick Battle Rewards.png
Ranked Battle Pokemon UNITE - Ranked Match Rewards.png
Standard Battle Pokemon UNITE - Ranked Match Reward

Pokemon UNITE Related Guides

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