Pokemon Unite update 1.2 patch notes: Sylveon, Mamoswine, Battle Pass & more changes - Dexerto
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Pokemon Unite update 1.2 patch notes: Sylveon, Mamoswine, Battle Pass & more changes

Published: 21/Sep/2021 18:28 Updated: 22/Sep/2021 9:13

by Dylan Horetski

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Shaking up the game again, Pokemon Unite update 1.2 releases this September with a number of features surrounding the mobile release, holowear, and the battle pass. 

Pokemon Unite has continued to provide game-changing updates to the free-to-play MOBA, and this one is no different. Not only does it include a long list of character buffs and nerfs, but it also introduces cross-play between Nintendo Switch and mobile devices.

In terms of the game, players will be wondering what new features and Pokemon will be coming with update 1.2 and cross-play. Luckily, we’ve got everything right here.

Pokemon Unite patch 1.2 release time

The Pokemon Unite 1.2 update will be released on September 22, 2021. 

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Pokemon Unite update 1.2 patch notes

Pokemon Go sylveon artwork
The Pokemon Company / TiMi Studios
Sylveon is coming to Pokemon Unite.

While the update doesn’t officially launch until September 22, Serebii.net and the Pokemon Unite Twitter account have given us a sneak peek at what to expect.

  • Battle Pass: With the update, players will be able to experience an entirely revamped battle pass with new prizes to unlock
  • Missions: Players will experience new missions to complete as they progress in the game
  • Characters: Two new characters will be coming soon – Mamoswine and Sylveon
  • Holowear: Multiple Pokemon will receive new holowear — including Garchomp, Blastoise, and Charizard!

Buffs and nerfs

A number of Pokemon have seen their moves experience some big changes in Patch 1.2, as detailed in our full breakdown.

Charizard

  • Fire Punch: Target gets burned when hitting multiple opponents
  • Flamethrower: Increase to movement speed after attacking
  • Fire Blast: Cooldown decreased
  • Seismic Slam: Cooldown decreased, and it now increases damage dealt by basic attacks, restores HP when damaging opponents

Absol

  • Night Slash: Cooldown decreased, decreased range of the second attack
  • Sucker Punch: Cooldown decreased, increased duration of the hindrance

Talonflame

  • Attack: Stat increase
  • Fly: Cooldown reduced, increased movement in the air
  • Flame Sweep: Unite technique gauge is easier to charge

Venusaur

  • Giga Drain: Increases the reduction of damage user receives after use
  • Petal Dance: Increases the total damage done, cooldown reduced, increases movement speed for longer

Garchomp

pokemon unite garchomp holowear skin
TiMi Studios / The Pokemon Company
Garchomp is changing in the next patch.
  • Defense: Stat increase
  • Sp. Defense: Stat increase
  • Rough Skin: Adjustments made to activation delay

Wigglytuff

  • Sp. Attack: Stat decrease
  • Pound: Lower damage
  • Dazzling Gleam: Lower damage
  • Sing: Bug fixed
  • Cute Charm: Reduced activation gap

Greninja

  • HP: Stat increase
  • Attack: Stat increase
  • Smoke Screen: Bug fixed
  • Substitute: Targets hit substitute easier
  • Water Shuriken: Bug fixed
  • Torrent: Reduced attack boost
  • Waterburst Shuriken: Unite technique gauge is easier to charge

Zeraora

  • Slash: Reduced amount of attacks done, with increased damage per hit
  • Spark: Period between moves increased, and it increases amount of consecutive Wild Charge attacks when using Spark
  • Wild Charge: Cooldown decreased, reduced damage received when using attack

Cramorant

  • Basic Attack: Damage increase
  • Surf: Damage decrease
  • Dive: Time between moves reduced
  • Gatling Gulp Missile: Damage decrease

Lucario

  • Power-Up Punch: Damage to opponent lowered
  • Close Combat: Damage increase, increased amount of hits, and bug fixed

Alolan Ninetales

  • Blizzard: How damage is dealt after hitting an obstacle has changed
  • Snow Globe: Bug fixed

Cinderace

  • Pyro Ball: Cooldown reduced, increase to total damage done
  • Flame Charge: Cooldown reduced
  • Blazing Bicycle Kick: Bugs fixed
  • Blaze: Bugs fixed

Of course, these are entirely preliminary patch notes. We’ll be sure to update this guide and the buffs & nerfs guide when the update is officially released.