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This page gives details for Pokemon UNITE's Patch Note update on December 1, 2022 . Read on to see all the latest additions and changes to Pokemon UNITE, with all the Buffs, Nerfs, Bug Fixes, draft pick update, and all the balance changes for Switch and Mobile!

Version Release Date and Time

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Update Announcement

A server update was performed on December 1, 2022 at 04:00AM.

December 1,
04:00AM 08:00PM
(Nov. 30)

How to Update

Restart the app on your device to apply the update. During update, you may not be able to connect to servers, but this will only be momentary. Please wait a bit and try again!

Please update the app via the App Store, Google Play, or Nintendo eShop to apply the update.

How to Update: Downloading and Installing Updates Patch Note Summary

Summary of Changes

  • Battle Pass Update
  • Ranked Match Update
  • Shop Updates
  • Balance Patches
  • Bug Fixes
  • Text Fixes

Buffed Pokemon

Espeon ImageEspeon Scizor ImageScizor Mamoswine ImageMamoswine

Tweaks / Bug Fixes

Mew ImageMew
Clefable ImageClefable
Charizard ImageCharizard

Nerfed Pokemon

Sableye ImageSableye Mr. Mime ImageMr. Mime Zoroark ImageZoroark
Tsareena ImageTsareena - -

Battle / Held Item Changes

Full Heal.pngFull Heal
Exp. Share.pngExp. Share
(Bug Fix)

New Held Items Added!

Two new held items are added into the game! Check out what their effects and their stats per level here:

New Held Items
Pokemon UNITE - Rapid Fire ScarfRapid-Fire Scarf Pokemon UNITE - Drain Crown IconDrain Crown

Ranked Match Updates

Pokemon UNITE - Lobby Size

Ranked Match has been improved! You may now manually switch between 5 players or 1-3 players while inside the ranked lobby.

In 1-3 player mode, rank difference between matched players is limited to 1 rank or less. In 5 player mode, it is limited to 2 ranks or less.

Ranking System and Ranked Guide

Tournament Mode Update

Draft Mode can now be added to custom / tournament mode! When playing Draft Mode, you may select Pokemon that will be prohibited to use during the UNITE Battle!

Tournament Mode Guide - Custom Rules and How to Use

New Battle Pass and Ranked Seasons

New Battle Pass and Ranked Season starts in this update! Play UNITE to get unique rewards!

Pokemon UNITE - Battle Pass Season 12 BannerBattle Pass Season 12 Pokemon UNITE - Ranked Season 8 BannerRanked Season 08

Snowball Battle in Shivre City

Pokemon UNITE - Snowball Battle in Shivre City Banner

Last year's winter-themed game mode is back! Knock out Delibirds all over the map and get unique battle items to use against your opponents!

In addition, players turned into snowmen can now jump forward while in that state!

Snowball Battle in Shivre City Event Guide

Boost Emblem Updates

Pokemon UNITE - Boost Emblems - Select an Emblem to Remove

Fifty (50) new medals are added in this update! What more, each Pokemon will record its most used Boost Emblem loadout and will try to use it by default. Auto-loadout has also been improved so that boost emblems will now be fitted depending on the selected colors.

List of All Boost Emblems

Achievement Update

Pokemon UNITE - Type 1 Achievements

Quick Battle and some more Pokemon-related Achievements are added in-game! Get more rewards as you complete them!

List of Achievements and How to Complete

Improved Results Screen

An individual achievements screen has been added to your battle data. Here you can see the medals and badges you have acquired in battles.

Version Detailed Patch Notes

Pokemon Buffs


Pokemon Changes
Espeon ImageEspeon
Standard Attack Image
Standard Attack

Boosted Attack: Damage increased.

• Increased movement speed effect on Espeon.


Pokemon Changes
Scizor ImageScizor
• Damage is increased from 3877 to 4208. (+8%) Also applies to Dual Wingbeat+.


Pokemon Changes
Mamoswine ImageMamoswine
• Cooldown reduced from 7s to 6s. (-1s)

Pokemon Tweaks / Bug Fixes


Pokemon Changes
Mew ImageMew General Bugfix
• Fixed an issue where certain moves can't be selected when playing Mew.


Pokemon Changes
Clefable ImageClefable
• Fixed a bug where unintended normal attacks could not be used.


Pokemon Changes
Charizard ImageCharizard
Standard Attack Image
Standard Attack

• Additional damage dealt to burning Pokemon is now based on Attack damage.

• Fixed a bug where Seismic Slam can get deactivated randomly.

Pokemon Nerfs


Pokemon Changes
Sableye ImageSableye
• Movement speed increase applied to Sableye has been reduced
• Sableye now exits stealth faster.

• Additional damage dealt by boosted attacks while in stealth is reduced.
• Cooldown increased from 11s to 13s.(+2s)
• Damage decreased.

• Cooldown increased from 7s to 8s. (1s)

• Damage increased from 1864 to 2052. (+10%)

Mr. Mime

Pokemon Changes
Mr. Mime ImageMr. Mime Stat Nerf
• HP decreased.
Mr. Mime Stat Nerfs
Level Defense
5 4245 → 4082
(- 4%)
10 6215 → 5883
(- 5%)
15 9402 → 8800
(- 6%)


Pokemon Changes
Zoroark ImageZoroark
• Damage decreased.


Pokemon Changes
Tsareena ImageTsareena Stat Nerf
• Defense decreased.
• Sp. Defense decreased.

• Cooldown increased from 6s to 7s. (+1s)

• Shield effect decreased. Also applies to Grassy Glide+.
Tsareena Stat Nerfs
Level Defense Sp. Defense
5 121 → 106
(- 12%)
97 → 80
(- 18%)
10 224 → 195
(- 13%)
180 → 156
(- 13%)
15 400 → 350
(- 13%)
323 → 285
(- 12%)

Battle Item Changes

Full Heal.pngFull Heal • Cooldown increased from 40s to 50s. (+10s)
• Duration of effect shortened from 2s to 1s. (-1s)
Exp. Share.pngExp. Share • Fixed a bug where when a nearby teammate knocks out a wild Pokemon, the the teammate will gain a little bit more EXP.
This effect is now always active.

What Are Your Thoughts About This Update?

This update is awesome! 70
Doesn't really matter to be honest. 115
Nope. I hate this update. 73

Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

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Version 1.9

Version 1.9 Patch Notes List
(February 27, 2023)
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(March 8, 2023)

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Version 1.8 Patch Notes List
(December 1, 2022)
(December 8, 2022)
(December 22, 2022)
(January 11, 2023)
(January 31, 2023)
(February 14, 2023)

Version 1.7

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(September 2, 2022)
(September 5, 2022)
(September 9, 2022)
(September 16, 2022)
(September 28, 2022)
(October 13, 2022)
(October 27, 2022)
(November 16, 2022)

Version 1.6

Version 1.6 Patch Notes List
(July 21, 2022)
(July 27, 2022)
(August 4, 2022)

Version 1.5

Version 1.5 Patch Notes List
(April 28, 2022)
(May 6, 2022)
(May 16, 2022)
(May 16, 2022)
(May 30, 2022)
(June 20, 2022)
(June 30, 2022)

Version 1.4

Version 1.4 Patch Notes List
(January 20, 2022)
(January 26, 2022)
(February 24, 2022)
(March 11, 2022)
(March 14, 2022)
(March 17, 2022)
(March 18, 2022)
(March 28, 2022)

Version 1.3

Version 1.3 Patch Notes List
(December 9, 2021)
(December 10, 2021)
(December 14, 2021)
(December 20, 2021)
(December 28, 2021)

Version 1.2

Version 1.2 Patch Notes List
(September 22, 2021)
(September 27, 2021)
(September 29, 2021)
(October 08, 2021)
(October 13, 2021)
(October 20, 2021)
(October 26, 2021)
(November 10, 2021)
(November 16, 2021)
(November 18, 2021)
(November 30, 2021)

Version 1.1

Version 1.1 Patch Notes List
(July 28, 2021)
(August 4, 2021)
(August 6, 2021)
(August 18, 2021)
(September 1, 2021)
(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

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Pokemon Release Info
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