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The best guide on how to play Duraludon in Pokemon UNITE for Nintendo Switch and Mobile. Check here for the best builds, Held and Battle items, movesets, as well as the latest nerfs, buffs, counters, matchups, and more!

Duraludon Pokemon Pages
Duraludon Reveal Page Top Partial.pngDuraludon Release Date Duraludon Builds Top Partial.pngDuraludon Builds

Latest Nerfs and Buffs (04/28)

April 28 Update (Version 1.5.1.2)

Duraludon Changes (April 28)
Dragon Pulse Image
Dragon Pulse
• Damage decreased from 371 / Marked: 4341 to 251 / Marked: 3372 (-22%)
Stealth Rock Image
Stealth Rock
• Effect adjusted.

Duraludon Previous Move Patches

Stat Updates

1.4.1.10 Lowered attack.

Standard Attack

1.4.1.10 Range shortened. Bug fixes.

Heavy Metal

1.4.1.10 Cooldown increased.

Dragon Pulse

1.4.1.10 Damage reduced. Effect duration decreased.
1.5.1.2 Damage decreased from 371 / Marked: 4341 to 251 / Marked: 3372 (-22%)

Flash Cannon

1.4.1.10 Bug fixes.

Stealth Rock

1.5.1.2 Effects adjusted.

Revolving Ruin

1.4.1.10 Bug fixes.

Duraludon Basic Info

Duraludon
Duraludon.jpg
Tier Rating: A Rank Icon

Role: Attacker
Attack Type: Ranged
Damage Type: Physical
Difficulty: Intermediate
Cost:
Aeos Coins.png 10000 7000 / Aeos Gems.png 575
Discounted until
July 11, 2022
"Duraludon is ready to leverage light, efface earth, and wreak ruin in order to win."

Pokemon Unite Tier List

Duraludon Best Lanes

Top Icon.pngTop Jungle Icon.pngJungle Bot Icon.pngBottom
4 Stars.png
2 Stars.png
5 Stars.png

Tips & Strategies for Every Lane

Strengths and Weaknesses

Strengths Weaknesses
✔︎ High Offense
✔︎ Long Range
✔︎ Great in Teamfights
✔︎ Good Scaling
✖︎ Low Defenses
✖︎ Low Mobility

Best Builds for Duraludon

Duraludon Builds

The Best Build for Duraludon is the one with the gold crown!

Flash Cannon Build

Flash Cannon Build
Pokemon UNITE - Best Build Icon
Moveset Held Items
Battle Item
Item Effects (at Level 30)
Attack: +15
Defense: +30
Sp. Def: +30
Critical-Hit Rate: +6%
Critical-Hit Damage: +12%
Attack Speed: +7.50%
Recommended Lane
Pokemon UNITE - Top Lane Recommendation Yes Top Lane Pokemon UNITE - Jungle Recommendation No Jungle Pokemon UNITE - Bot Lane Recommendation Yes Bot Lane

This is a long-range build that turns Duraludon into a hard-hitting turret. It is centered around maximizing the damage while the Pokemon is in Flash Cannon. It also utilizes Dragon Tail for repositioning and extra mobility. Since this build focuses on single targets and will leave Duraludon vulnerable, it is important that you stick to your teammates and activate Flash Cannon in a safe place like inside an allied goal zone.

Muscle Band and Scope Lens work well with Flash Cannon, giving your attacks percentage-based damage and increased critical hit chance and damage. Focus Band gives you ample durability and survivability during Flash Cannon since you're in a vulnerable position. It also gives Duraludon extra survivability, which will be helpful during the early game where you need to level up to reach your move upgrades.

Take note that you can still activate your Battle Items while using Flash Cannon. For more firepower, X Attack adds more damage as you snipe down single targets. If you want to be flexible, equip Eject Button for repositioning when necessary.

Dragon Pulse Burst Build

Dragon Pulse Burst Build
Moveset Held Items
Battle Item
Item Effects (at Level 30)
Attack: +15
Defense: +30
Sp. Def: +30
Attack Speed: +7.50%
HP: +450
Recommended Lane
Pokemon UNITE - Top Lane Recommendation Yes Top Lane Pokemon UNITE - Jungle Recommendation Yes Jungle Pokemon UNITE - Bot Lane Recommendation Yes Bot Lane

This is a balanced build focused on dealing high AoE burst damage by marking targets with Standard Attacks and bursting them down with Dragon Pulse. It also runs Stealth Rock, which add more marks to opponents in an area. Remember to attack when you knock out an enemy Pokemon to reduce Dragon Pulse's cooldown.

Muscle Band is a reliable damage item, increasing your attack damage and attack speed as you mark your targets. Focus Band and Buddy Barrier provide enough durability to enable you to use Dragon Pulse constantly. It also gives protection when you activate Revolving Ruin.

Eject Button gives you a mobility tool to work with, allowing you to escape or get aggressive.

Full Dragon Burst Build

Full Dragon Burst Build
Moveset Held Items
Battle Item
Item Effects (at Level 30)
Attack: +33
Attack Speed: +7.50%
HP: +450
Recommended Lane
Pokemon UNITE - Top Lane Recommendation Yes Top Lane Pokemon UNITE - Jungle Recommendation No Jungle Pokemon UNITE - Bot Lane Recommendation Yes Bot Lane

This is another high burst damage build centered on Dragon Pulse but uses Dragon Tail as its complimentary move instead. Remember to use Dragon Tail to step back from enemies that get too close, then follow up with a fully charged Dragon Pulse to punish their aggression.

Muscle Band and Attack Weight provide a decent boost to your burst damage while marking targets. It would be best to pair up with a friend so you can coordinate with them when stacking bonuses. Buddy Barrier increases your durability through HP and gives you protection when using your Unite Move.

Eject Button gives you the mobility to either get aggressive or act as an escape tool.

Duraludon Best Items & Moveset

Best Held Items

Item Explanation
Attack Weight.pngAttack Weight Attack Weight provides a massive boost to Duraludon's damage output when fully stacked.
Buddy Barrier.pngBuddy Barrier Buddy Barrier gives Duraludon decent durability via increased HP. It also works great with its Unite Move, giving a decent survivability tool after using the move.
Focus Band.pngFocus Band Focus Band is the best defensive item for Duraludon, increasing its static defenses and granting a survivability during fights.
Scope Lens.pngScope Lens Scope Lens increases Duraludon's attack damage via critical-hits. It also works during Flash Cannon, dealing massive damage to targets from afar.
Muscle Band.pngMuscle Band Muscle Band's damage boost and attack speed works well with Dragon Pulse, allowing Duraludon to apply stacks faster while dealing significant damage.

List of Held Items

Best Battle Items

Item Explanation
Eject Button.pngEject Button Eject Button is a decent mobility tool for Duraludon, making up for its lack of escape. It can also be used to quickly reposition when using Dragon Pulse, Flash Cannon, and its Unite Move.
X Attack.pngX Attack X Attack is a reliable damage-boosting item for Duraludon, increasing its damage and attack speed. It's best used during Flash Cannon, improving your damage output.

List of Battle Items

Best Moveset

Move Explanation
Flash Cannon ImageFlash Cannon Flash Cannon turns Duraludon into a long-ranged turret that is capable of taking down even the dturdiest enemies.
Dragon Tail ImageDragon Tail Dragon Tail gives Duraludon a quick disengage tool that can also be use to set up its attacks. When paired with Flash Cannon, it allows the Pokemon to reposition while immobile.

For a more consistent approach to bursting down targets,use Stealth Rock and Dragon Pulse. Stealth Rock can apply marks much faster and in a larger area, improving Dragon Pulse's effectiveness.

You can be flexible when choosing a moveset for Duraludon. Although Dragon Pulse is best paired with Stealth Rock, and Flash Cannon is best paired with Dragon Tail, any combination is perfectly fine as long as you know how to make them work.

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How to Play Duraludon

Stay Behind Your Allies

Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Attacking From the Back Lines

Like with other Attackers, Duraludon is not a durable Pokemon and can easily be pressured if you get too aggressive. So, it is best to stay behind the lines and wait for the enemy team to commit to a fight. Fortunately, Duraludon's kit has a decent enough range for you to pressure enemies from afar without the need to face them head-on. This is especially true when you are running Flash Cannon as it leaves you open to being piled on by multiple opponents.

Avoid Pokemon that have Burst Potential

While Duraludon's kit can easily melt multiple enemies and single targets, it is not fast enough to stave off Speedsters that can pressure low HP Pokemon. Be mindful of the enemy team's Pokemon that have burst potential. Make sure to always top off your HP to avoid being quickly knocked down, especially when you are facing Pokemon that have high mobility and high damage like Talonflame or Absol.

Marked Targets Receive Increased Damage from Dragon Pulse

Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Marking Greninja with Standard Attacks.gif

Hitting opponents with Standard Attacks, Metal Claw, or Stealth Rock will mark them. It can be stacked up to 5 times and will be removed if you do not hit the enemy after a short time. Marked targets are dealt more damage when they are caught in Dragon Pulse's blast, so be sure to mark all targets in the area before activating the move to get the most damage!

Take Advantage of Multiple Dragon Pulse Activations

When you defeat a marked opponent this way, Duraludon's next 4 Standard Attacks will have increased damage and will heal Duraludon. Additionally, Dragon Pulse's cooldowns will be reduced from 10s to 5s. This will give you enough time to mark your targets with Standard Attacks again until you can use Dragon Pulse again. This allows you to potentially chain multiple Dragon Pulse activations to clean up a fight!

Watch Out for Pokemon with Full Heal

Pokemon equipped with Full Heal can remove all of Dragon Pulse's stacks (blue markers) from themselves, preventing you from maximizing the move's damage. It's best to either target Pokemon that don't have the item equipped or wait for Full Heal is on cooldown.

Pressure Opponents with Stealth Rock

Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Zoning out Opponents with Stealth Rock.png

Stealth Rock is a great offensive move that can continuously pressure an opponent's HP from afar. It can also be used to zone out opponents while getting marked. What makes it different from Crustle's Stealth Rock is that you can have up to three charges of the move and the affected area is invisible to the enemy team until one an opponent steps on it. Below are some ways you can fully take advantage of the move.

Prevent Opponents from Scoring

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Once an area is affected by a Stealth Rock, it will deal continuous damage to all enemies standing on it. This means that you can place it on an allied goal zone and prevent opponents from charging up and scoring. Moreover, You can even stack multiple Stealth Rocks on top of each other to get around the shield Buddy Barrier produces. And, since Stealth Rock is invisible to the enemy team, it will take a moment before they will notice what they are standing on!

Pressure Opponents in Choke Points

Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Stealing Rotom with Stealth Rock.gif

Set up traps for your enemies by placing Stealth Rocks in narrow areas. This is especially effective if you have an All-Rounder or Defender that can bait enemies into a fight while standing in the affected area. And, being invisible to the enemy team makes this move a great trap to set when teams clash for objectives.

Other Moves Can be Activated While in Flash Cannon

Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Using Dragon Tail While in Flash Cannon

When Flash Cannon is activated, Duraludon will stand its ground and fire laser beams at the first target within range. Once activated, Duraludon will not be able to move until the move ends your you use the move again to stop. However, you can still activate your other moves while in this state.

When opponents get close, you can increase the distance with Dragon Tail while being able to damage and stun them. It is also possible to activate Duraludon's unite move, Revolving Ruin, while Flash Cannon is active allowing you to catch your opponents off-guard with a sudden burst of damage!

Battle Items can be Activated too

Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Activating X Attack while in Flash Cannon

Battle Items can be activated too while Flash Cannon is active. This gives you a bit more flexibility and protection, which will depend on the item you are running. X Attack makes the move more deadly as it increases Duraludon's Attack damage and speed. Eject Button helps you reposition Duraludon in case an enemy gets too close. Lastly, running a Full Heal will help give Duraludon more protection from knockbacks as it is not unstoppable while the move is active.

Pick Flash Cannon's Targets with Advanced Controls

Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Picking Targets with Lock-On Icon

While using Flash Cannon, you will only be able to target one enemy at a time until it is defeated or they get out of Duraludon's range. We advise you to turn on Lock-On Icon in the game's Controls settings to get more control out of targetting with Flash Cannon. By utilizing this, you will be able to cycle through targets and focus down on low HP opponents!

Targeting and Aim Assist Guide

Use Revolving Ruin at a Safe Distance

Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Activating Rveolving Ruin at a Distance

Revolving Ruin is a great finishing move that can easily knock down enemies caught in its radius. Although the move can be devastating when you get to activate it in the middle of a clash, it is still best to keep a distance when activating the move since you can still be knocked down in the middle of channeling the move, especially if you do not have a Buddy Barrier equipped. Like Duraludon's other moves, Revolving Ruin's range is wide enough to damage opponents from afar.

Progression and Leveling Guide

Top or Bottom Lane Guide

Level Objectives
1 - 4 • Secure as many wild Pokemon as you can, and play safe until level 5
5 - 9 • Get aggressive once you have Dragon Pulse or Flash Cannon, but continue to level up
• Help your team secure Rotom and/or Drednaw
• Each time Revolving Ruin is available, stick with your team and win fights or secure objectives
10+ • Keep farming wild Pokemon, securing objectives, and leveling up to at least level 11 before or when Zapdos spawns
• Quickly join your allies to either win a teamfight and secure Zapdos or take it down
• Scatter a few Stealth Rocks around the Zapdos area or use Revolving Ruin inside to fend off enemies
• If you're using Dragon Pulse, keep attacking Zapdos to stack up damage, then use it when its HP gets low enough

Jungle Guide

Level Objectives
1 - 5 • Clear the first wave of jungle camps and level up to level 5
• Help the top lane first by securing Vespiquen and Combees, and, if possible, getting kills and scoring points
6 - 9 • Clear the second wave of jungle camps and level up to at least level 7 and get both of your primary moveset, preferably Dragon Pulse and Stealth Rock
• Help the bottom lane by securing Vespiquen and Combees, and, if possible, getting kills and scoring points
• If there's still time, try to level up to level 9 to get Revolving Ruin before or when Drednaw spawns
• Help your team to take down Drednaw
10+ • Keep farming wild Pokemon, securing objectives, and leveling up to at least level 13 before or when Zapdos spawns
• Quickly join your allies to either win a teamfight and secure Zapdos or take it down
• Scatter a few Stealth Rocks around the Zapdos area or use Revolving Ruin inside to fend off enemies
• If you're using Dragon Pulse, keep attacking Zapdos to stack up damage, then use it when its HP gets low enough

Duraludon Combos

Early Game Beatdown Combo

Early Game Beatdown Combo
Standard Attack Icon x3 ► Metal Claw IconStandard Attack IconDragon Pulse Icon
Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Early Dragon Pulse Combo
This is an early game combo that can pressure single targets when you engage in a brawl. Start by attacking the target three times with Standard Attacks. Then, use Metal Claw. Hitting the target with this move will automatically fill your boosted meter, which you will immediately use to fully mark the target. Finish the combo by letting out a Dragon Pulse and get the full damage burst.

Burst Combos

This set of combos takes advantage of Dragon Pulse's bonus damage from marked opponents to deal insane amounts of damage.

Dragon Tail Variation

Dragon Tail Burst Combo
Standard Attack Icon x3 ► Dragon Tail IconStandard Attack IconDragon Pulse IconStandard Attack Icon ~
Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Single Target Burst Combo
Start by attacking the target three times with Standard Attacks. After hitting the target with a boosted attack, immediately follow it up with a Dragon Tail to jump back and stun the opponent. When the move hits, your boosted attack will be filled, which you will immediately use to get the full 5 mark stacks. After that, charge up Dragon Pulse to deal burst damage. Finish the combo by dealing the final boosted attack on the opponent.

Stealth Rock Variation

Stealth Rock Burst Combo
Stealth Rock IconStandard Attack Icon x4 ► Dragon Pulse IconStandard Attack Icon x3
Pokemon UNITE - Dragonite Stealth Rock and Dragon Pulse Combo
Start by hitting the target with a Stealth Rock. Then, proceed to dish out Standard Attacks. After that, charge up a Dragon Pulse and get the full damage bonus. If the target is still standing, continue hitting them with Standard Attacks

Mobile Flash Cannon Combo

Mobile Flash Cannon Combo
Dragon Tail IconStandard Attack IconFlash Cannon IconStandard Attack Icon x4 ► Dragon Tail IconStandard Attack Icon ~
Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Mobile Flash Cannon Combo.gif
Start by jumping back and stunning the target with a Dragon Tail. Your boosted attack meter will automatically fill, which you will quickly use. Then, activate Flash Cannon and proceed to attack the target. When the target gets too close, use another Dragon Tail to reposition.

Ultimate Combos

This set of combos adds Duraludon's Unite move, Revolving Ruin, into the mix to deal massive damage. The Dragon Pulse variation utilizes Stealth Rock to distribute the damage and marks around the area before letting out burst damage, while the Flash Cannon variation is great for focusing down single targets.

Dragon Pulse Variation

Ultimate Dragon Pulse Combo
Stealth Rock Icon + Standard Attack Icon x3 ► Revolving Ruin IconDragon Pulse Icon
Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Ultimate Combo Dragon Pulse
Start by alternating between Stealth Rock and a Standard Attack, spreading across multiple targets within the area. Note that using Stealth Rock will automatically fills up your boosted meter, allowing you to get additional strong hits on the targets in between activations. Depending on your level, you can do this up to 3 times. Then, when all targets are damaged and marked, activate Revolving Ruin to hit all targets in the area. After that, immediately activate Dragon Pulse to deal massive damage.

Flash Cannon Variation

Ultimate Flash Cannon Combo
Standard Attack Icon x3 ► Dragon Tail IconStandard Attack IconRevolving Ruin IconFlash Cannon IconStandard Attack Icon ~
Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon Ultimate Combo Flash Cannon.gif
Start by attacking the target three times with Standard Attacks. After hitting the target with a boosted attack, immediately follow it up with a Dragon Tail to jump back and stun the opponent. Deal the boosted attack gained from Dragon Tail, then immediately activate Revolving Ruin. After the blast, activate Flash Cannon and proceed to bombard the target with Standard Attacks.

Matchups & Counters for Duraludon

Hard Counter
AbsolAegislashAzumarillBlastoiseCharizardCinderaceDecidueyeDelphoxDragoniteEspeonGengarGreninjaLucarioMachampPikachuTalonflameTsareenaVenusaurZeraora
Fair Matchup
Alolan NinetalesBlisseyCramorantGardevoirGreedentHoopaMr. MimeSylveonTrevenantWigglytuff
Good Matchup
EldegossGarchompSlowbroSnorlax
Matchup Notes
Hard CounterHard Counter Even MatchupEven Matchup Easy MatchupEasy Matchup
1. The chart is based on our own experience playing Duraludon.
2. Pokemon within each tier are unordered
3. Any Pokemon not shown here are still under investigation.

Hard Counter with Burst Damage and Sustain

Although Duraludon has long-range and high burst damage, it can easily get overwhelmed once a Pokemon gets too close and interrupts its attacks. Pokemon that can dive straight for Duraludon are the perfect counters against the Pokemon.

Pokemon Explanation
Talonflame ImageTalonflame Rating: ★★★★★
• Can dive directly and burst down Duraludon using Fly or Brave Bird.
• Can displace Duraludon using Flame Sweep.
Lucario ImageLucario Rating: ★★★★★
• Lucario's chain of hard-hitting combos can overpower the fragile and slow Duraludon.
• Lucario's durability and survivability via Steadfast allows it to soak Duraludon's initial burst damage.
Delphox ImageDelphox Rating: ★★★★
• Can disable and burst down Duraludon from afar using Fire Spin and Mystical Fire or Fire Blast.
• Counters Duraludon's Revolving Ruin and Flash Cannon with Fanciful Fireworks.
Decidueye ImageDecidueye Rating: ★★★★
• Can deal burst damage from afar using Spirit Shackle, especially during Flash Cannon.
• Can shred Duraludon using Razor Leaf before it can fully charge Dragon Pulse.

Even Matchups for Duraludon

Duraludon can get the upper hand against these Pokemon if it can fully stack Dragon Pulse's damage or freely attack during Flash Cannon without getting interrupted.

Disrupt Their Setup

Pokemon that Require Setup for their Moves
Alolan Ninetales Image Cramorant Image Gardevoir Image Mr. Mime Image Sylveon Image Wigglytuff Image
How to Beat
• Lay down Stealth Rocks at their position to prevent them from setting up their moves or interrupt them using Dragon Tail.
• Trap them inside Revolving Ruin when they try to set up their moves, then burst them down with a fully-charged Dragon Pulse or attack them using Flash Cannon.
• For Wigglytuff, make sure to use Dragon Pulse or Flash Cannon before it uses Starlight Recital.

Group Up with Allies

Pokemon with High Sustain
Greedent Image Trevenant Image
How to Beat
• Group up with your allies to take them down.
• Make sure to fully-stack Dragon Pulse first with your attacks before activating it.
• Lay down Stealth Rocks at their position to slow them down.
• Trap them inside Revolving Ruin.

Aim Them First or Force them to Retreat

Pokemon that Always Sticks with an Ally
Blissey Image Hoopa Image
How to Beat
• Take them out first or force them to retreat before dealing with their allies.
• Lay down Stealth Rocks to zone them out of their allies' poisition.
• Trap them and their allies inside Revolving Ruin.
• For Hoopa, place Stealth Rocks at the Hyperspace Hole and the Rings Unbound portal.
• For Blissey, wait for it to use Safeguard first before stacking Dragon Pulse.

Easy Matchups for Duraludon

Easy matchups are Pokemon that can't burst down Duraludon before it can unleash a fully-charged and fully-stacked Dragon Pulse.

Kite Them with Ranged Attacks

Slow Pokemon
Garchomp Image Slowbro Image Snorlax Image
How to Beat
• Kite them with your ranged attacks, then finish them off with Dragon Pulse.
• Lay down Stealth Rocks at their position or shove them using Dragon Tail when they try to approach.
• Trap them inside Revolving Ruin.

Shred Through Its Shields

Poses no Threat
Eldegoss Image
How to Beat
• Shred through Eldegoss' shields and heals with a fully-stacked Dragon Pulse.

Best Teammates

Pokemon Explanation
Lucario ImageLucario
Machamp ImageMachamp
Tsareena ImageTsareena
Frontliners
All-Rounders like to be in the frontlines and get the enemy's attention, allowing Duraludon to deal damage from a safe distance, especially during Flash Cannon.
Snorlax ImageSnorlax
Blastoise ImageBlastoise
Wigglytuff ImageWigglytuff
Can Set Up Kills
These Pokemon have disabling moves that can set up kills while Duraludon deals damage behind them. They can also protect Duraludon should enemies come close to it.
Eldegoss ImageEldegoss
Blissey ImageBlissey
Hoopa ImageHoopa
Provides Protection, Buffs, and Healing
These Pokemon provides constant healing, protection, and buffs to Duraludon, making up for its low durability.

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Duraludon Moves

Move Slot 1 (R)

Laser Focus ImageLaser Focus
(Lv. 1 or 3)
Move Type: Buff
Damage Type:
Cooldown: 9s
Total Damage: / 0
Reduces the damage the user receives for a short time. Afterward, the user's basic attacks deal additional damage to opposing Pokemon they hit (up to 3 times in total)
Flash Cannon ImageFlash Cannon
(Lv. 5)
Upgrade Lv. 11
Move Type: Buff
Damage Type: Physical
Cooldown: 6s
Total Damage: Rupture: 181 / Attack: 358 / Rupture: 377 / Attack: 740
Has the user rupture the ground in the designated direction, dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and decreasing their movement speed for a short time. For a short time afterward, when the user performs a basic of boosted attack, it will gather all of its energy and release it all at once as a cannon of light. These cannon attacks have increased range and deal damage to all opposing Pokemon hit by the light. Boosted cannon attacks deal more damage than basic cannon attacks and also decrease the movement speed of opposing Pokemon they hit for a short time. Upgrade: Opposing Pokemon in the ruptured ground's area of effect are also unable to act for a short time.
Dragon Pulse ImageDragon Pulse
(Lv. 5)
Upgrade Lv. 11
Move Type: Area
Damage Type: Physical
Cooldown: 8s
Total Damage: 124 / Marked: 1573 / 251 / Marked: 3372
Charges power before dealing damage to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect. The user's movement speed is decreased while charging, but the longer the power is charged, the wider the move's area of effect becomes and the more damage it deals. After the user learns this move, a damage marker will be attached to any opposing Pokemon the user damages. When Dragon Pulse hits a marked opposing Pokemon, it deals additional damage to the Pokemon for each damage marker attached to it, then removes all the damage markers. In addition, if this move knocks out an opposing Pokemon, its cooldown is reduced, and the user's next basic attacks will each deal additional damage and further reduce this move's cooldown when they hit. Upgrade: Also restores the user's HP if this move knocks out a Pokemon from the opposing team.

Move Slot 2 (ZR)

Metal Claw ImageMetal Claw
(Lv. 1 or 3)
Move Type: Hindrance
Damage Type: Physical
Cooldown: 8s
Total Damage: / 445
Has the user strike with sharp claws, dealing damage to the opposing Pokemon it hits and decreasing their movement speed for a short time. After this move is used, the user's next basic attack becomes a boosted attack.
Dragon Tail ImageDragon Tail
(Lv. 7)
Upgrade Lv. 13
Move Type: Hindrance
Damage Type: Physical
Cooldown: 1.1s
Total Damage: 455 / 725
Has the user shove opposing Pokemon and move itself backward a short distance. After, the user's next basic attack becomes a boosted attack. A maximum of two uses can be kept in reserve for this move. This move deals additional damage to opposing Pokemon when it hits.
Stealth Rock ImageStealth Rock
(Lv. 7)
Upgrade Lv. 13
Move Type: Hindrance
Damage Type: Physical
Cooldown: 1s (Charge time: ~12s)
Total Damage: Ring: 697 / Explosion: 726 / Ring: 1020/ Explosion: 1073
Has the user create a field of levitating stones by hurling a stone at the designated area. The field deals damage over time to opposing Pokemon in the area of effect and decreases their movement speed for a short time. If the hurled stone hits an opposing Pokemon before reaching the designated area, the area of effect will instead be centered on where the stone hit that Pokemon. If an opposing Pokemon takes damage from this move a certain number of times, that Pokemon becomes unable to move for a short time. After this move is used, the user's next basic attack becomes a boosted attack. A maximum of two uses can be kept in reserve for this move. Upgrade: Increases the maximum number of uses that can be kept in reserve for this move.

Unite Moves (ZL)

Revolving Ruin ImageRevolving Ruin
(Lv. 9)
Move Type: Area
Damage Type: Physical
Cooldown: 132s
Total Damage: 656 / 1048
Has the user spin, firing a beam of light at the ground in a sweeping circle around it. If this beam hits an opposing Pokemon, it deals damage to it, grants the user a shield, and increases the user's Attack for a short time. Both the shield effect and the Attack increases are strengthened the more opposing Pokemon are hit by the beam of light. Damage dealt to any opposing Pokemon in the area of effect after the beam of light is fired. A burning ring is left where the beam of light touched the ground, and opposing Pokemon that touch this ring take damage and have their movement speed decreased for a short time.

Standard Attack

Standard Attack Image Standard Attack Shoots a fierce blast of light from the user's mouth, dealing damage to the opposing Pokemon it hits. Becomes a boosted attack with every third attack, shooting out a long beam that deals a large amount of damage to all opposing Pokemon it hits.

Ability (Passive)

Heavy Metal ImageHeavy Metal
Duraludon IconDuraludon

Prevents the Pokemon from being thrown or shoved once. This ability goes on cooldown after it's triggered.

Duraludon Stats & Evolutions

Duraludon Evolutions

Duraludon.pngDuraludon
This Pokémon does not evolve.

Duraludon Stats

Level HP Defense Special Defense Attack Damage
1 3000 70 50 135
2 3085 78 55 148
3 3179 87 61 162
4 3282 97 67 178
5 3395 108 74 195
6 3520 120 82 214
7 3657 133 91 235
8 3808 148 100 258
9 3975 164 110 284
10 4159 182 122 312
11 4362 201 135 343
12 4585 222 149 377
13 4830 246 164 414
14 5100 272 181 455
15 5397 301 200 500

Attack Damage is the damage of the Basic Attack as tested against the Training Dummy.

Duraludon In-Game Stat Listings

Offense Endurance Mobility Scoring Support
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Pokemon UNITE - AbsolAbsol Pokemon UNITE - Aegislash IconAegislash Pokemon UNITE - Alolan NinetalesAlolan Ninetales Pokemon UNITE - Azumarill IconAzumarill
Pokemon UNITE - BlastoiseBlastoise Pokemon UNITE - BlisseyBlissey Pokemon UNITE - CharizardCharizard Pokemon UNITE - CinderaceCinderace
Pokemon UNITE - CramorantCramorant Pokemon UNITE - CrustleCrustle Pokemon UNITE - Decidueye IconDecidueye Pokemon UNITE - Delphox Icon Delphox
Pokemon UNITE - Dragonite IconDragonite Pokemon UNITE - Duraludon IconDuraludon Pokemon UNITE - EldegossEldegoss Pokemon UNITE - Espeon IconEspeon
Pokemon UNITE - GarchompGarchomp Pokemon UNITE - GardevoirGardevoir Pokemon UNITE - GengarGengar Pokemon UNITE - GreedentGreedent
Pokemon UNITE - GreninjaGreninja Pokemon UNITE - Hoopa IconHoopa Pokemon UNITE - LucarioLucario Pokemon UNITE - MachampMachamp
Pokemon UNITE - MamoswineMamoswine Pokemon UNITE - Mr. MimeMr. Mime Pokemon UNITE - PikachuPikachu Pokemon UNITE - SlowbroSlowbro
Pokemon UNITE - SnorlaxSnorlax Pokemon UNITE - SylveonSylveon Pokemon UNITE - TalonflameTalonflame Pokemon UNITE - Trevenant IconTrevenant
Pokemon UNITE - Tsareena IconTsareena Pokemon UNITE - VenusaurVenusaur Pokemon UNITE - WigglytuffWigglytuff Pokemon UNITE - ZeraoraZeraora
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Top 5 Master Rank Picks & Win Rate

All data is based on Season 04 Master Rank Top 100.
Last Updated: June 28, 2022
Pokemon Tier Most Played % Average Win %
Pokemon UNITE - Hoopa Icon Hoopa SS Tier 19% 74.4%
Pokemon UNITE - Greninja Icon Greninja SS Tier 13% 76.3%
Pokemon UNITE - Blissey Icon Blissey SS Tier 11% 79%
Pokemon UNITE - Lucario Icon Lucario SS Tier 10% 71.4%
Pokemon UNITE - Defender Greedent IconGreedent SS Tier 7% 75.6%

Top Picked Pokemon Per Role

Attacker Supporter All-
Rounder
Defender Speedster
Pokemon UNITE - Greninja Icon Greninja Pokemon UNITE - Hoopa Icon Hoopa Pokemon UNITE - Lucario Icon Lucario Pokemon UNITE - Greedent Icon Greedent Pokemon UNITE - Zeraora Icon Zeraora

Master Rank: Top Ranked Win Rates

Pokemon by Role

All Pokemon Roles
Attacker IconAttackers All-Rounder IconAll-Rounders Defender IconDefenders
Speedster IconSpeedsters Supporter IconSupporters

Pokemon by Characteristics

Attack Type
Pokemon UNITE - Melee Type Partial BannerMelee Pokemon Pokemon UNITE - Ranged Type Partial BannerRanged Pokemon
Pokemon UNITE - Physical Type Partial BannerPhysical Pokemon Pokemon UNITE - Special Type Partial BannerSpecial Pokemon
Stat Rankings
Pokemon UNITE - HP Ranking Partial BannerHP Ranking Pokemon UNITE - Defense Ranking Partial BannerDefense Ranking
Pokemon UNITE - Special Defense Ranking Partial BannerSp. Def. Ranking Pokemon UNITE - Basic Attack Ranking Partial BannerBasic Attack Ranking
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