Pokémon UNITE Adds Dragapult, Details Holiday Gifts and Battle Pass Season 13

    A whole host of new updates coming soon.

    Pokémon UNITE celebrates the holiday season with new events, Pokémon, and rewards while looking ahead to Dragapult and Battle Pass Season 13 after Christmas.

    Urshifu is available right now as the final new Pokémon for Battle Pass Season 12, which ends on December 25, 2022 at 3:59 p.m. PT. As previously reported, Urshifu is an all-rounder Pokémon that can be played in two different ways: Single Strike Style and Rapid Strike Style.

    Pokémon UNITE players can celebrate the holidays and the new year with the New Year Lucky Wheel and 7-Day Limited License Special Gifts starting December 22 and 23 respectively. Logging and playing the game yields more rewards than normal this holiday season, and players may look forward to Full-Fury Team Clash and Battle Pass Season 13 starting Christmas Day. Stealth Pokémon Dragapult joins the Pokémon UNITE roster a few days later on December 29.

    Full details regarding the upcoming slate of Pokémon UNITE are available below via The Pokémon Company:

    Dragapult Coming Soon to Pokémon UNITE

    On December 29, 2022 at 11:00 p.m. PT, the Stealth Pokémon, Dragapult, joins the roster of playable Pokémon in Pokémon UNITE. Dragapult is an Attacker that specializes in tricky maneuvers like dashing across the battlefield at high speeds while attacking or hiding itself and ambushing opponents. Its Unite Move, Dreep and Destroy, attacks by launching Dreepy.

    Pick Your Side—Red Team or Blue Team—in Full-Fury Team Clash!

    From December 26, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. PT through February 5, 2023 at 3:59 p.m. PT, Trainers from around the world can choose to join the Red Team (led by Buzzwole) or the Blue Team (led by Cinderace) and take part in full-fury battles to earn points for their teams.

    Suit Up in Superior Style with Battle Pass Season 13

    Available December 26, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. PT through March 2, 2023 at 3:59 p.m. PMT, Battle Pass Season 13 rewards Trainers with a marvelous trove of hero-themed rewards. Highlights include Dark Hero Style: Buzzwole and Dark Hero Set Trainer fashion items, with new Holowear for other Pokémon also available separately through the in-game store. Trainers can also look forward to new hero-themed events throughout Battle Pass Season 13, so be sure to check the in-game news regularly to stay up-to-date.

    Prizes and Special Gifts Available for Everyone

    Throughout the holiday season, Trainers can claim special in-game gifts and prizes, including the following:

    • 7-Day Limited License Special Gifts – From December 23, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. PT through January 1, 2023 at 3:59 p.m. PT, Trainers can receive a random 7-Day Limited License every day at no cost. Each is a perfect chance to try out different Pokémon!
    • New Year Lucky Wheel – From December 22, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. PT through 31 December 2022 at 3:59 p.m. PT, Trainers can earn up to 135 spins for the New Year Lucky Wheel by logging in and winning battles. From December 31, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. PT through January 3, 2023 at 3:59 p.m. PT, Trainers can use their spins to win various prizes. More details to come.
    • New Year’s Celebration – By logging in on a total of seven days between December 25, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. PT and January 31, 2023 at 3:59 p.m. PT, Trainers can get one Unite license and one rental Holowear.
    Upcoming Updates
    • New Playable Pokémon—Urshifu: Available Now
    • New Held Items: Available Now
    • Battle Pass Season 12: Now – December 25, 2022
    • Snowball Battle in Shivre City: Now – January 8, 2023
    • Full-Fury Team Clash: December 25, 2022 – February 25, 2023
    • Battle Pass Season 13: December 25, 2022 – March 2, 2023
    • 7-Day Limited License Special Gifts: December 23, 2022 – January 1, 2023
    • New Year Lucky Wheel: Gather spins December 22, 2022 – December 31, 2022; use spins December 31, 2022 – January 3, 2023
    • New Year’s Celebration: December 25, 2022 – January 31, 2023
    • New Playable Pokémon—Dragapult: Available December 28, 2022
    • Pokémon UNITE Weekend: January 6, 2023 – January 8, 2023
    • Additional Events: Coming soon

    Lastly, Pokémon UNITE is available now for Android, iOS, and Nintendo Switch.

    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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