Game Modes: Standard, Ranked, Custom Battle, and Quick Battle | Pokemon UNITE

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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 1.4.1.2 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

Modes
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
Poekmon UNITE - Battle Points Icon.pngBattle Points Pokemon UNITE - Aeos CoinsAeos Coins Pokemon UNITE - Aeos EnergyAeos Energy

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
Low
Ranked Battle Pokemon UNITE - Ranked Match Rewards.png
High
Standard Battle Pokemon UNITE - Ranked Match Reward
High

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List of Game Mechanics

Game Modes and Rules

Game Modes and Rules
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Quick Battle.pngQuick Battle Guide How to Use Training Mode.pngHow to Use Training Mode
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Gameplay Manual Guides

Gameplay Manual Guides
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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
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How to Chat with Friends Partial BannerHow to Chat with Friends Achievements Partial BannerList of Achievements
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

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
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