Greetings, Trainers! In no time at all, Pokemon UNITE will have been out for a whole month. Players are already making names for themselves, but there is always something new to learn. Today, this Pokemon UNITE held item guide will teach players all they need to know about the items available to make sets with, as well as the types of roles that benefit from them. If readers are interested in our guide on battle items, they can click here.
Increases basic attack damage. This item is best for attackers, speedsters, and all-rounders.
Restores some of the Pokémon HP whenever it successfully lands a move. Good with support Pokemon like Eldegoss and Wigglytuff. This item can also help squishy special attackers like Pikachu and Gengar.
Increases movement speed when a Pokemon is not in combat. Great for attackers like Pikachu and Absol who want to chase down fleeing opponents or for slow defenders who need the boost in movement speed. It is also great for defender class Pokemon.
This item increases the Pokemon’s passive Exp. Point gain while it has the fewest Exp. Points on its team. However, the Pokemon will only receive Exp. Points for defeating wild Pokemon if it deals the final blow. Best suited for Supporter class Pokemon.
When the Pokemon is not in combat, grants it a shield that nullifies Sp. Atk damage. Suited for Defender class Pokemon like Snorlax and Slowbro.
This item Increases critical-hit damage. This item best helps Pokemon like Absol and others with high offensive stats.
Increases Sp. Atk, good with Pokemon like Pikachu, Ninetales, and any special attack type Pokemon.
Sp. Atk Spec:
Increases Sp. Atk after the Pokemon successfully scores a goal. Ideal for attackers and speedsters with high scoring ratings.
Continually restores the Pokemon’s HP when it is not in combat. Ideal for recovering supporters (screams Eldegoss, right?), or attackers that do well in engagements.
Increases Attack after the Pokemon successfully scores a goal. Useful for attackers and speedsters.
Increases max HP after the Pokemon successfully scores a goal. Can work well in builds for all Pokemon, however, players should consider using this on attackers or speedsters with low HP stats.
Grants a shield while the Pokemon is attempting to score a goal. Not only that, but it also grants additional HP. Attackers and all-rounders that are ideal for offensive playstyles and scoring benefit from this item.
Grants a shield to the Pokemon and to the nearby ally Pokemon with the lowest HP when the Pokemon uses its Unite Move. This can work well with all four role classes.
Has the Pokemon deal increased damage to opposing Pokemon for a short time after it uses its Unite Move. While not restricted to a specific class like any item, this is best used with Pokemon who have high damage output with their Unite Moves, such as Garchomp or Absol.
Continually restores the Pokemon’s HP for a short time when the Pokemon drops too low HP. Good for defender class Pokemon like Snorlax and Slowbro.
Deals damage to nearby opposing Pokemon when the holder receives damage.
Held items can make or break a Pokemon, therefore, it’s imperative to know which items help which roles. Individual builds for Pokemon will always be dependent on what suits the individual player, however, with this UNITE-held item guide in mind, they will find their chances for success almost never broken.
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