Pokemon Unite is adding Dragonite during the holiday-themed event this year, where the fan-favorite will undoubtedly be a very regular pick across the board!
The Dragon-Type Pokemon was introduced in the first generation of Pokemon. Fans may remember him being a trustworthy companion of Ash during many campaigns.
Here's everything you need to know about Dragonite in Pokemon Unite.
Dragonite Release Date
Dragonite will go live in Pokemon Unite on December 20, 2021, at 1 pm PT as part of the holiday festivities.
Based on previous releases, trainers will be able to obtain the Dragonite License in the Unite Battle Committee Shop for 10000 Aeos Coins or 575 Aeos Gems.
Dragonite in Pokemon Unite
Dragonite is joining Pokemon Unite as a melee all-rounder. The second all-rounder in a row, just after Tsareena.
This may be part of TiMi Studios balancing the roster currently inclined to Attackers and Defenders.
Dragonite in Pokemon Unite
Type: All-Rounder (Melee) Difficulty: Intermediate
Basic Attack - Every third attack is a boosted attack blasting water. When the boosted attack hits an enemy, reduce the Cooldown of Dragonite's move and recover HP.
- Dragonair Basic - Alternate from a Water and an Electro attack. The electric spell stuns the opponent.
- Marvel Scale: Dragonite Defense increases when a status condition inflicts the Pokemon.
- Multiscale: Reduces the damage the Pokemon Receives for a short time. This ability goes on CooldownCooldown once it is triggered.
Dragonite Pokemon Unite Moveset Leaks
- Creates a twister and releases it in a designated direction, decreasing the movement speed of Opponents Pokemon that are hit by the skill.
- Dragon Breath
- Dragonite exhales a mighty gust in the designated direction. If the skill hits an enemy, the following basic is a boosted attack.
- Option A: Dragon Dance
- Level 5: Dragonite performs a dance move, increasing his Attack Speed, Movement Speed, and DMG.
- Hitting an Opponent will reduce the Cooldown of this ability. After being cast three times, it will increase its DMG.
- Option B: Extreme Speed
- Level 5: Dragonite leap at a designated enemy and throw it, dealing AoE damage and shoving enemies in the landing area.
- Using this move will reset the Cooldown of Multiscale.
- Upgrade: Cleanse any hindrance affecting Dragonite movement speed.
Late Game Skills
- Option A: Hyperbeam
- Level 8: Dragonite, charge up power and unleash a beam of light that sweeps up the ground in a straight line, making DMG base n the opponent max HP.
- Dragonite is stunned after using this skill.
- Upgrade: Damage taken from enemies will be reduced while using this skill.
- Option B: Outrage
- Level 8: Dragonite starts rampaging, stomping on the ground, dealing AoE damage to the opposing Pokemon. Triggering the effect of the previous boost attack.
- During the rampage state, all basic attacks become boosted. Dragonite will be stunned by the end of the move.
Unite Move: Draco Impact
- Level 10: Dragonite fly for a few seconds before crashing down with several comets on a designated area, dealing AoE damage, and throwing enemies.
- The most extended Dragonite fly, the less gauge (DMG) this move will inflict.
- Dragonite is unstoppable while using this move.
Evolution: Dratini Lv. 1 - Dragonair Lv. 5 - Dragonite Lv. 8
More Leaks point to the next Pokemon.
So far, most of the leaks coming from data miners have been proven correct. The latest rumor refers to an image posted in August with six different Pokemon. Since then, 3 of 6 have joined the game.
While it's essential to take the information with a grain of salt, this is either a roadmap of sorts for upcoming characters or a major coincidence.