Decidueye is now available in Pokémon UNITE

Pokemon Unite Nintendo Switch
Pokemon Unite Nintendo Switch (Image credit: Rebecca Spear / iMore)

What you need to know

  • Pokémon UNITE is a MOBA game available on Nintendo Switch and mobile.
  • The game continues to receive support post-launch with new characters and mechanics.
  • Decidueye, the Grass/Ghost Pokémon, is not available in the game.

Pokémon UNITE continues to be supported by their developers, with new characters, events, and gameplay mechanics. The game is insanely popular on both the Nintendo Switch and mobile digital storefronts, even being nominated for the Best Mobile Game category at The Game Awards.

The Pokémon Company announced today in a tweet that Decidueye is now available in the game. Decidueye, a Grass and Ghost type Pokémon, is the fully evolved form of Rowlet, the Grass starter who made its debut in Pokémon Sun and Moon.

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Decidueye is being advertised as a ranged attacker, making this character a good fit for those who prefer to keep their distance from enemy players. Decidueye resembles a hooded archer, which is reflected in its moves that involve shooting arrows at enemies among whilwinds of leaves. As with most new character releases, balancing may be necessary post-launch, so players can expect an update within the coming days.

Decidueye is available today in Pokémon UNITE on Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android. The game is free to download on the Nintendo eShop, App Store and Google Play Store, so take a chance if you're thinking about trying it out!

Nadine Dornieden

Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.