Pokemon Unite has released a ton of balance changes for its recent Patch 126.96.36.199 update. These balance changes have been implemented to shake up the meta as Hoopa became a top priority pick which heavily influenced matches while Blastoise became a staple Pokemon in tournaments and ranked games. Balance changes to other Pokemon have also been implemented to make them more viable in various team compositions. A new game mode in Pokemon Unite titled has also debuted where trainers can capture various wild Pokemon around the arena, following which players can then choose to deploy and control these captured wild Pokemon.
Patch 188.8.131.52 Balance Changes (Slight Adjustments)
The Pokemon in this list have been tweaked in a way to adjust their power or to fix certain bugs;
Rapid Spin: Effects on the user weakened.
Hydro Pump: Cooldown reduced from 8.5s to 7s (-1.5s)
Hydro Typhoon: Damage dealt to the opposing Pokemon decreased from 2666 to 2023 (-24%)
Blaze Kick: Damage dealt to the opposing Pokemon decreased from 1002 to 875 (-13%)
Pyro Ball +: Effects on the user strengthened.
Feint: The move’s movement speed increase has been strengthened.
New Pokemon UNITE Game mode Catch ‘Em
The new game mode will last until 27th June and will feature unique mechanics and the debut of playable Legendaries in the mobile MOBA title. The Catch ‘Em game mode allows players to capture various wild Pokemon around the arena, following which players can then choose to deploy and control these captured wild Pokemon. These Pokemon you can capture include Ludicolo, Avalugg, and Drednaw, as well as the iconic Legendaries such as Articuno, Zapdos, and Regigigas.