Best Starters in Pokémon Unite

Find out which Pokémon are the best for players to begin their Pokémon Unite experience with and why they're the ultimate starter choices. 

Out of the five classes in Pokémon Unite, players will have to pick a Pokémon to start with and this choice should be made according to the Pokémon's and the player's gameplay.

Best Starters in Pokémon Unite

These starter Pokémon are the best for players to match up with and get the ultimate starting experience of the game. Check out the best starters Pokémon Unite.


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Class: Supporter
Difficulty: Novice

Eldegoss' healing and damage dealing abilities gives players the ultimate head start in the game and makes this Pokémon a great starter choice.


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Class: Defender
Difficulty: Novice

Snorlax excels in taking damage and protecting ally Pokémon in battle. This Pokémon plays for a great wall that guards allies from enemy Pokémon.


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Class: Attacker
Difficulty: Novice

Pikachu is one of the best starters due to the Pokémon's easy handling gameplay and is highly effective and powerful in battle.

Related: Best Pokémon of Each Type in Pokémon Unite


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Class: All-Rounder
Difficulty: Novice

Charizard needs to be fully evolved as soon as possible to be the most effective; and this Pokémon can do some damage when fully evolved. Start with Charmander just to get a head start on evolving the Pokémon to Charizard.


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Class: Speedster
Difficulty: Novice

Talonflame's super high Mobility stats makes this Pokémon on quick killer while swiftly moving in and out of battle, while zeroing in on enemy Pokémon. Get a quick handle on this highly effective Pokémon.

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