Pokémon UNITE Aug. 4 patch notes: Balance changes for more than half the roster

This will shake up the meta.

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The newly launched MOBA title Pokémon UNITE is set to receive its biggest update yet later this week, including balance changes for 14 Pokémon.

On Aug. 4, an update will be rolled out to the game that will fix some bugs and text issues and implement a whole lot of changes to Pokémon.

Since its launch on July 21, UNITE has been quite popular among both Pokémon enthusiasts and MOBA fans by providing a lighthearted spin on the genre.

Here’s the list of all the changes in Pokémon UNITE’s Aug. 4 update.

Charizard

Flamethrower

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Fire Punch

  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Fire Blast

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Talonflame

Acrobatics

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Aerial Ace

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Aerial Ace+

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Fly

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Venusaur

Sludge Bomb

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Petal Dance

  • Move Upgrade

Solar Beam

  • Cooldown reduced.

Unite Move

  • Verdant AngerDamage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Absol

Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes

Night Slash

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Sucker Punch

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Wigglytuff

The following stats have been increased:

  • Defense, Sp. Def, HP

Double Slap

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Sing

  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.

Dazzling Gleam

  • Bug Fixes

Eldegoss

Cotton Guard

  • Cooldown lengthened.
  • HP restoration decreased.

Cotton Spore

  • Cooldown reduced.
  • Effects on opposing Pokémon strengthened.
  • This move’s Defense, Sp. Def increase has been strengthened.

Unite Move: Cotton Cloud Crash

  • HP restoration decreased.

Cinderace

The following stats have been decreased:

  • Attack

Blaze Kick

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Feint

  • Move Downgrade

Pyro Ball

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Gengar

Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes

Shadow Ball

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Hex

  • Move Downgrade

Dream Eater

  • Move Upgrade

Zeraora

Spark

  • Bug Fixes

Wild Charge

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.
  • Cooldown reduced.

Unite Move: Plasma Gale

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Cramorant

Whirlpool

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Dive

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Machamp

Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes

Cross Chop

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon decreased.

Close Combat

  • Damage dealt to opposing Pokémon increased.

Lucario

Power-Up Punch

  • Bug Fixes

Bone Rush

  • Bug Fixes

Greninja

Basic Attack

  • Bug Fixes

Alolan Ninetales

Snow Warning

  • Bug Fixes

The update will also include a test for a spectator mode to be held for two days from Aug. 4 to 6. These changes will enter the game as part of the update.