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Pokemon UNITE will celebrate its one-year anniversary on July 21, 2022! Read to learn about everything we know so far on UNITE's first year, the anniversary date, the new Pokemon and events for the first phase of UNITE's 1st anniversary!

1st Anniversary Articles
Phase 1 Top banner.png1st Anniversary Phase 1
(July 21 - Sept. 2)
Phase 2 Top banner.png1st Anniversary Phase 2
(Sept. 2 - Oct. 12)

Important Reminder:
All the dates are in UTC. Some events might arrive at an earlier or later date depending on your time zone.

1st Anniversary Phase 1 Date and Schedule

Phase 1 Started on July 21, 2022

Pokemon UNITE - First Anniversary Celebration Date

Anniversary Date July 21, 2022
7:00AM UTC / 12:00 AM PDT

Pokemon UNITE has celebrated its first anniversary starting July 21, 2022! It will come with new Pokemon, new game modes, and new Battle Pass and Ranked Season rewards. The First Phase ends on September 2 - with the second phase following up immediately!

1st Anniversary Phase 2:
Updates and Features

1st Anniversary Schedule: First Phase

Pokemon UNITE dropped an updated schedule for all Anniversary-related events spanning from July to September!

New Pokemon

Pokemon Release Date
Glaceon ImageGlaceon July 21, 2022
Buzzwole ImageBuzzwole August 4, 2022
Tyranitar ImageTyranitar August 15, 2022

Anniversary Events

Event Name Event Duration
Returning Trainer Support Event BannerReturning Trainer Support Event July 21 - August 4
Invite-a-Friend Campaign BannerInvite-a-Friend Campaign July 21 - August 11
Icy Glaceon Challenge BannerIcy Glaceon Challenge July 21 - August 15
1st Anniversary Cake Challenge BannerAnniversary Cake Challenge July 21 - September 2
Pokemon UNITE - Pika Party Banner.pngPika Party August 4 - September 2
7-Day Log-In Bonus Pack7-Day Log-In Bonus Pack July 21 - August 11
(Now Claiming Only)
Boss Rush BannerBoss Rush 1st Period:
July 21 - July 24
2nd Period:
August 1 - August 8
3rd Period:
August 15 - August 22
Team Up & Rank Up 1st Period:
July 23 - July 25
2nd Period:
August 20 - August 22

Returning Holowears

Holowear Available Dates
Costume Party Style ImageCostume Party Style
(Lucario)
July 21 - August 15
Cake Style ImageCake Style
(Crustle)
July 28 - August 15
Holiday Style ImageHoliday Style
(Pikachu)
August 4 - September 2

1st Anniversary Phase 1 Trailer and Summary

Phase 1 Anniversary Trailer

Phase 1 Summary

1st Anniversary Phase 1 Events and Features

Six (6) New Pokemon

Pokemon UNITE - Six New Pokemon

A total of six (6) new Pokemon are expected to arrive for both phases of Pokemon UNITE 1st Anniversary.

The first 3 Pokemon arrives starting with Glaceon on the July 21, 2022 while the remaining three arrives on the second phase starting September 2nd!

Here is a rundown of the new Pokemon arriving in the First Phase:

Pokemon Release Date
Glaceon ImageGlaceon July 21, 2022
Buzzwole ImageBuzzwole August 4, 2022
Tyranitar ImageTyranitar August 15, 2022
For Phase 2 Pokemon, go to:
1st Anniversary: Phase 2 Updates and Features

This table will be updated as new information comes into light!

Get Glaceon for FREE in Icy Glaceon Challenge

Icy Glaceon Challenge Banner

Glaceon is also obtainable as an event reward in the Icy Glaceon Challenge, which will start on July 21st and will end on August 14th.

Note:

During the event, Glaceon is only obtainable using Aeos Gems. It will then be purchasable using Aeos Coins after the event on August 15th.

Icy Glaceon Challenge Event Guide

New Battle Mode: Boss Rush!

Boss Rush Banner

Team up with players and defeat a powerful boss Pokemon in a new quick battle game mode! This will also make use of the UNITE Squad feature so play with your mates and increase your squad's ranking in the leaderboard!

Boss Rush Guide: Mechanics and Event Dates

New Quick Battle Mode: Pika Party

Pokemon UNITE - Pika Party Banner

Play as Pikachu, fight against other Pikachu, and take on an arena full of Pikachu in the new game mode called Pika Party!

Pika Party Quick Battle Event

New Mechanic: Boost Emblems

Pokemon UNITE - Boost Emblems

New tokens called Energy Emblems are also obtainable via the Energy Rewards gacha starting July 21st. Trainers will be able to collect Gold, Silver, and Bronze Emblems and add them in their inventory.

It is still unknown what the Boost Emblems does exactly but according to the trailer, they add a new system to Pokemon UNITE.

Boost Emblems Guide:
How to Use and Upgrade

Battle Pass Season 9

Pokemon UNITE - New Battle Pass Season 9

The Battle Pass Season 8 expired on July 21, 2022, and afterwards would come Battle Pass Season 9!

Get the new Band Style: Pikachu and Songstress Style: Wigglytuff Holowears as a reward!

Season 9 Battle Pass Rewards

Ranked Season 5

Pokemon UNITE - New Ranked Season 5

Like the Battle Pass, Ranked Season 4 has expired on the day of Pokemon Unite's anniversary! It brings a whole new set of rewards for the taking, as well as rank refreshes for the Season 5.

Ranked Season 5 Rewards

1st Anniversary Cake Challenge

1st Anniversary Cake Challenge Banner

Anniversary Cake Challenge Events
Pokemon UNITE - Anniversary Cake ChallengeAnniversary Cake Challenge
Pokemon UNITE - Anniversary Present ButtonAnniversary Present Pokemon UNITE - Anniversary Daily MissionsAnniversary Daily Missions Pokemon UNITE - Team Up and Rank UpTeam Up & Rank Up!

In addition, there will also be a new 1st Anniversary Cake Challenge where you can collect Frostings from multiple other events to exchange for rewards like the two new Holowears for Crustle and Cramorant!

1st Anniversary Stats

Pokemon UNITE - UNITE 1 Year Anniversary Stats

Celebrate UNITE's first anniversary by looking back on your history! Check out your year's worth of hardwork by going to the Anniversary Plaza → Pokemon UNITE: Year 1.

Share your stats in the comments!

1st Anniversary Special Present

1st Anniversary - Special Present Banner

Get free UNITE Licenses and Holowear simply by logging in during the 1st Anniversary Celebration Campaign!

1st Anniversary - Special Present Event Guide

Rewards

Login for a total of 5 days from July 21, 2022 to October 12, 2022 to get ALL of these UNITE Licenses and Holowears for FREE for the following Pokemon:

Pokemon License Holowear Pair
Unite License: Pikachu.pngUnite License: Pikachu Fashionable Style ImageFashionable Style
(Pikachu)
Unite License: Lucario.pngUnite License: Lucario Concert Style ImageConcert Style
(Lucario)
Unite License: Blastoise.pngUnite License: Blastoise Firefighter Style ImageFirefighter Style
(Blastoise)
Unite License: Snorlax.pngUnite License: Snorlax Bedtime Style ImageBedtime Style
(Snorlax)
Unite License: Sylveon.pngUnite License: Sylveon Checkered Style ImageCheckered Style
(Sylveon)
Note:

If players already own the License and/or Holowears above, they will receive 100 Aeos Coins for every License or Holowear they already own.

7-Day Log In Bonus Pack

7-Day Log-In Bonus Pack

Get rewards across 7-days in exchange for 60 Aeos Gems in this event! Rewards include in-game currencies like Aeos Coins, Aeos Tickets, and one (1) UNITE-style Holowears in the end!

7-Day Log-In Bonus Pack Event Guide

Possible Holowear Rewards

You may choose 1 Holowear set out of the 12 sets.

Possible Rewards Pool
Orange Unite Style ImageOrange Unite Style
(Eldegoss)
Purple Unite Style ImagePurple Unite Style
(Eldegoss)
Orange Unite Style ImageOrange Unite Style
(Pikachu)
Purple Unite Style ImagePurple Unite Style
(Pikachu)
Orange Unite Style ImageOrange Unite Style
(Snorlax)
Purple Unite Style ImagePurple Unite Style
(Snorlax)
Orange Unite Style ImageOrange Unite Style
(Charizard)
Purple Unite Style ImagePurple Unite Style
(Charizard)
Orange Unite Style ImageOrange Unite Style
(Talonflame)
Purple Unite Style ImagePurple Unite Style
(Talonflame)
Orange Unite Style ImageOrange Unite Style
(Espeon)
Purple Unite Style ImagePurple Unite Style
(Espeon)

More Events in September: Phase 2

Pokemon UNITE - More Events in September

With the Anniversary spanning two phases, more events will come on September! Keep a look out for more updates!

UNITE 1st Anniversary: Phase 2 Updates and Features

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Updates and Patch Notes

Updates and Patch Notes

Version 1.8

Version 1.8 Patch Notes List
Version 1.8.1.2
(December 1, 2022)
Version 1.8.1.3
(December 8, 2022)

Version 1.7

Version 1.7 Patch Notes LIst
Version 1.7.1.2
(September 2, 2022)
Version 1.7.1.3
(September 5, 2022)
Version 1.7.1.4
(September 9, 2022)
Version 1.7.1.5
(September 16, 2022)
Version 1.7.1.7
(September 28, 2022)
Version 1.7.1.8
(October 13, 2022)
Version 1.7.1.9
(October 27, 2022)
Version 1.7.1.11
(November 16, 2022)

Version 1.6

Version 1.6 Patch Notes List
Version 1.6.1.2
(July 21, 2022)
Version 1.6.1.3
(July 27, 2022)
Version 1.6.1.4
(August 4, 2022)
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Version 1.5

Version 1.5 Patch Notes List
Version 1.5.1.2
(April 28, 2022)
Version 1.5.1.3
(May 6, 2022)
Version 1.5.1.4
(May 16, 2022)
Version 1.5.1.5
(May 16, 2022)
Version 1.5.1.6
(May 30, 2022)
Version 1.5.2.7
(June 20, 2022)
Version 1.5.2.8
(June 30, 2022)
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Version 1.4

Version 1.4 Patch Notes List
Version 1.4.1.2
(January 20, 2022)
Version 1.4.1.3
(January 26, 2022)
Version 1.4.1.4
(February 24, 2022)
Version 1.4.1.6
(March 11, 2022)
Version 1.4.1.7
(March 14, 2022)
Version 1.4.1.8
(March 17, 2022)
Version 1.4.1.9
(March 18, 2022)
Version 1.4.1.10
(March 28, 2022)

Version 1.3

Version 1.3 Patch Notes List
Version 1.3.1.2
(December 9, 2021)
Version 1.3.1.4
(December 10, 2021)
Version 1.3.1.6
(December 14, 2021)
Version 1.3.1.7
(December 20, 2021)
Version 1.3.1.8
(December 28, 2021)
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Version 1.2

Version 1.2 Patch Notes List
Version 1.2.1.3
(September 22, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.4
(September 27, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.5
(September 29, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.6
(October 08, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.7
(October 13, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.8
(October 20, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.10
(October 26, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.11
(November 10, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.12
(November 16, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.13
(November 18, 2021)
Version 1.2.1.14
(November 30, 2021)
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Version 1.1

Version 1.1 Patch Notes List
Version 1.1.1.3
(July 28, 2021)
Version 1.1.1.4
(August 4, 2021)
Version 1.1.1.5
(August 6, 2021)
Version 1.1.1.6
(August 18, 2021)
Version 1.1.1.7
(September 1, 2021)
Version 1.1.1.8
(September 8, 2021)

Latest Maintenances and End Times

Server Maintenance End Time and Date
September 1 Maintenance September 2, 2022
7:00AM UTC
July 20 Maintenance June 21, 2022
7:00AM UTC
June 19 Maintenance June 20, 2022
7:00AM UTC
April 27 Maintenance April 28, 2022
7:00AM UTC
January 19 Maintenance January 20, 2022
7:00AM UTC
December 8 Maintenance December 9, 2021
7:00AM UTC
Mobile Release Maintenance September 21, 2021
12:00AM PT

Maintenance Schedules and End Times

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Pokemon Release Information

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Pokemon UNITE - Azumarill Icon Azumarill Pokemon UNITE - Espeon IconEspeon Pokemon UNITE - Delphox Icon Delphox Pokemon UNITE - Glaceon IconGlaceon
Pokemon UNITE - Buzzwole IconBuzzwole Pokemon UNITE - Tyranitar IconTyranitar Pokemon UNITE - Mew IconMew Pokemon UNITE - Dodrio Speedster IconDodrio
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