Pokemon UNITE Aug. 18 Update: What You Need to Know
Pokémon UNITE is getting another update and it's scheduled for Aug. 18.
The update will be released alongside new addition Blissey and brings with it a few fixes and changes to the battle arena game. Updates are also being made to certain Pokemon stats and moves to help adjust the balance of Unite Battles.
Players can expect some general bug fixes, text fixes, and shop updates from the scheduled update. In addition to this, the following Pokémon will also be receiving adjustments to their stats and moves:
Stealth Rock: cooldown reduced, damage to opponent increased
Rock Tomb: damage to opponent increased
Bulldoze: damage to opponent increased
Dragon Rush: cooldown reduced
Movement speed changed
Surf: duration of effect decreased
Scald: damage to opponent increased
Heavy Slam: damage to opponent decreased
Block: duration of effects decreased
Flail: move upgrade
Power Nap: HP restoration decreased
Smokescreen: move downgrade, cooldown lengthened
Water Shuriken: cooldown reduced, damage to opponent increased
Double Team: cooldown reduced
How to Update Pokemon UNITE
Players looking to take advantage of the fixes and stat changes will need to update their game tomorrow, once the patch has been released. For Nintendo Switch users, players will need to restart the app on their device to apply the update. An internet connection will be required.
Those waiting for the mobile release of the game haven't got too long to go. Pokémon UNITE is set to be released for Android and iOS devices sometime in September.