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Did you know that Decidueye gains lifesteal at level 5 or that Blastoise's boosted attack reduces its moves' cooldowns by 1 second? These are called hidden mechanics. Read this guide to learn what hidden mechanics are and see a list of hidden mechanics found in Pokemon UNITE!

What are Hidden Mechanics?

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Hidden Mechanics are effects that are not mentioned in any text found in the game. These could be move effects not written in the description or mechanics that specific Pokemon gain during a match.

List of Hidden Mechanics

Pokemon UNITE - Absol IconAbsol Pokemon UNITE - Aegislash IconAegislash Pokemon UNITE - Alolan Ninetales IconAlolan Ninetales Pokemon UNITE - Blastoise IconBlastoise
Pokemon UNITE - Blissey IconBlissey Pokemon UNITE - Charizard IconCharizard Pokemon UNITE - Cinderace IconCinderace Pokemon UNITE - Cramorant IconCramorant
Pokemon UNITE - Crustle IconCrustle Pokemon UNITE - Decidueye IconDecidueye Pokemon UNITE - Dragonite IconDragonite Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon IconDuraludon
Pokemon UNITE - Eldegoss IconEldegoss Pokemon UNITE - Garchomp IconGarchomp Pokemon UNITE - Gardevoir IconGardevoir Pokemon UNITE - Gengar IconGengar
Pokemon UNITE - Greedent IconGreedent Pokemon UNITE - Greninja IconGreninja Pokemon UNITE - Hoopa IconHoopa Pokemon UNITE - Lucario IconLucario
Pokemon UNITE - Machamp IconMachamp Pokemon UNITE - Mamoswine IconMamoswine Pokemon UNITE - Mr. Mime IconMr.Mime Pokemon UNITE - Pikachu IconPikachu
Pokemon UNITE - Slowbro IconSlowbro Pokemon UNITE - Snorlax IconSnorlax Pokemon UNITE - Sylveon IconSylveon Pokemon UNITE - Talonflame IconTalonflame
Pokemon UNITE - Trevenant IconTrevenant Pokemon UNITE - Tsareena IconTsareena Pokemon UNITE - Venusaur IconVenusaur Pokemon UNITE - Wigglytuff IconWigglytuff
Pokemon UNITE - Zeraora IconZeraora - - -

All hidden mechanics listed are tested in the Practice Area with no Held Items equipped.

Absol

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Absol ImageAbsol • Increased Critical-Hit Rate
• Cooldown Reduction
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Absol
Absol gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Absol Pokemon UNITE - Absol
Absol gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Aegislash

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Aegislash ImageAegislash • Increased Critical-Hit Rate
• Cooldown Reduction
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Aegislash
Aegislash gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5.
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Aegislash Pokemon UNITE - Aegislash
Aegislash gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.

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Alolan Ninetales

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Alolan Ninetales ImageAlolan Ninetales • Cooldown Reduction
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Alolan Ninetales Pokemon UNITE - Alolan Ninetales
Alolan Ninetales gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.

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Blastoise

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Blastoise ImageBlastoise • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Blastoise Pokemon UNITE - Blastoise
Blastoise gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.

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Blissey

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Blissey ImageBlissey • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Blissey Pokemon UNITE - Blissey
Blissey gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Charizard

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Charizard ImageCharizard • Attacks Recover HP
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Charizard
Charizard is able to recover HP on each attack starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Charizard
Charizard gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.

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Cinderace

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Cinderace ImageCinderace • Attacks Recover HP
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Cinderace
Cinderace is able to recover HP on each attack starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Cinderace
Cinderace gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.

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Cramorant

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Cramorant ImageCramorant • Cooldown Reduction
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Cramorant Pokemon UNITE - Cramorant
Cramorant gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.

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Crustle

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Crustle ImageCrustle • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Crustle Pokemon UNITE - Crustle
Crustle gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Decidueye

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Decidueye ImageDecidueye • Attacks Recover HP
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
• Shadow Sneak Detects Targets Inside Grass
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Decidueye
Decidueye is able to recover HP on each attack starting at level 9. This becomes noticeable at level 13.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Decidueye
Decidueye gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.
Shadow Sneak Detects Targets Inside Grass
Pokemon UNITE - Decidueye
Move Hidden Mechanic
Shadow Sneak ImageShadow Sneak Shadow Sneak can detect and attach to enemy Pokemon hiding inside grass areas.

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Dragonite

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Dragonite ImageDragonite • Increased Critical-Hit Rate
• Attacks Recover HP
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Dragonite
Dragonite gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5.
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Dragonite
Dragonite is able to recover HP on each attack starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.

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Duraludon

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Duraludon ImageDuraludon • Attacks Recover HP
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon
Duraludon is able to recover HP on each attack starting at level 9. This becomes noticeable at level 13.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon
Duraludon gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.

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Eldegoss

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Eldegoss ImageEldegoss • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Eldegoss Pokemon UNITE - Eldegoss
Eldegoss gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Garchomp

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Garchomp ImageGarchomp • Increased Critical-Hit Rate
• Attacks Recover HP
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Garchomp
Garchomp gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Garchomp
Garchomp is able to recover HP on each attack starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13. This effect is not from Garchomp's boosted attacks.

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Gardevoir

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Gardevoir ImageGardevoir • Cooldown Reduction
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Gardevoir Pokemon UNITE - Gardevoir
Gardevoir gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.

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Gengar

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Gengar ImageGengar • Cooldown Reduction
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Gengar Pokemon UNITE - Gengar
Gengar gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.

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Greedent

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Greedent ImageGreedent • Slight Cooldown Reduction
• Can Pick Up Yellow Berries at Full HP
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Greedent Pokemon UNITE - Greedent
Greedent gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.
Can Pick Up Yellow Berries at Full HP
Pokemon UNITE - Greedent
Greedent can pick up Yellow Berries even at full HP (unlike other Pokemon) and store it.

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Greninja

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Greninja ImageGreninja • Attacks Recover HP
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
• Double Team Illusions Mimic Greninja's Actions
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Greninja
Greninja is able to recover HP on each attack starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Greninja
Greninja gains increased critical-hit rate at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.
Double Team Illusions Mimic Greninja's Actions
Pokemon UNITE - Greninja Pokemon UNITE - Greninja
Move Hidden Mechanic
Double Team ImageDouble Team Double Team's illusions mimics Greninja when casting Water Shuriken or Surf.

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Hoopa

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Hoopa ImageHoopa • Cooldown Reduction
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Hoopa Pokemon UNITE - Hoopa
Hoopa gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.

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Lucario

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Lucario ImageLucario • Attacks Recover HP
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Lucario
Lucario is able to recover HP on each attack starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Lucario
Lucario gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.

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Machamp

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Machamp ImageMachamp • Attacks Recover HP
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Machamp
Machamp is able to recover HP on each attack starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Machamp
Machamp gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.

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Mamoswine

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Mamoswine ImageMamoswine • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Mamoswine Pokemon UNITE - Mamoswine
Mamoswine gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Mr. Mime

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Mr. Mime ImageMr. Mime • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Mr. Mime Pokemon UNITE - Mr. Mime
Mr. Mime gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Pikachu

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Pikachu ImagePikachu • Cooldown Reduction
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Pikachu Pokemon UNITE - Pikachu
Pikachu gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.

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Slowbro

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Slowbro ImageSlowbro • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Slowbro Pokemon UNITE - Slowbro
Slowbro gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Snorlax

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Snorlax ImageSnorlax • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Snorlax Pokemon UNITE - Snorlax
Snorlax gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Sylveon

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Sylveon ImageSylveon • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Sylveon Pokemon UNITE - Sylveon
Sylveon gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Talonflame

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Talonflame ImageTalonflame • Cooldown Reduction
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Talonflame Pokemon UNITE - Talonflame
Talonflame gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Talonflame
Talonflame gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5.

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Trevenant

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Trevenant ImageTrevenant • Cooldown Reduction
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Trevenant Pokemon UNITE - Trevenant
Trevenant gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.

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Tsareena

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Tsareena ImageTsareena • Attacks Recover HP
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Attacks Recover HP
Pokemon UNITE - Tsareena
Tsareena is able to recover HP starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Tsareena
Tsareena gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.

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Venusaur

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Venusaur ImageVenusaur • Cooldown Reduction
• Petal Dance Reduces Giga Drain's Cooldown
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Venusaur Pokemon UNITE - Venusaur
Venusaur gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 13.
Petal Dance Reduces Giga Drain's Cooldown
Pokemon UNITE - Venusaur
Move Hidden Mechanic
Petal Dance ImagePetal Dance Petal Dance reduces Giga Drain's cooldown by 1 second for each enemy Pokemon hit.

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Wigglytuff

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Wigglytuff ImageWigglytuff • Slight Cooldown Reduction
Slight Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Wigglytuff Pokemon UNITE - Wigglytuff
Wigglytuff gains a slight cooldown reduction starting at level 5.

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Zeraora

Pokemon Hidden Mechanics
Zeraora ImageZeraora • Cooldown Reduction
• Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Cooldown Reduction
Pokemon UNITE - Zeraora Pokemon UNITE - Zeraora
Zeraora gains cooldown reduction starting at level 5. This becomes noticeable at level 9.
Increased Critical-Hit Rate
Pokemon UNITE - Zeraora
Zeraora gains increased critical-hit rate starting at level 5.

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