Pokémon UNITE: best version of Zeraora

Zeraora is the newest entry to Pokémon UNITE and is not only super awesome thundercat, but also free to everyone who logs in until August 31st. For that reason alone, expect plenty of players to use the mythical, Electric-type Pokémon and all of its flashy kit, consisting of plenty of fast, hard-hitting attacks, similar to Pikachu and Absol.

Best Setup and Build for Zeraora in Pokémon UNITE

Zeraora is a wanderer and a jungler, able to bypass enemy lines exceptionally easily and very effectively as well. His moveset complements this playstyle to a large extent, which is why Zeraora will be mostly seen when it's time for a group fight, or when he's chasing someone down for that final blow. If you're using Zeraora, you should focus on exactly that, jumping on enemies when necessary, and farming random NPC Pokémon as much as possible for Aeos Energy and EXP.

With all of the above, it's obvious that using Zeraora will require a good knowledge of the map and a very good knowledge of each Pokemon's moveset. Otherwise, you might end up flanking someone to end up being CC to hell and vice versa. You need to read their reactions and also watch your teammates lane, to see when their abilities are on cooldown. Overall, playing as Zeraora is so much fun, but to use it as effectively as possible, a good understanding of the game is required. Do it and your team will definitely love you as you will score kills left and right. That, or you will end up being blamed for any ‚Äúmisfortune‚ÄĚ in this game.


  • slash
    The user lunges at an opposing Pokémon and attacks with sharp claws. The final attack of this move launches the opposing Pokémon.
  • Spark
    The user jumps onto an opposing Pokémon while it is electrically charged, dealing damage to it. If the user uses their basic attack before they reach their target Pokemon, they will instead jump onto the nearest opposing Pokemon, dealing damage to it. This move can be used three times before it recharges.
  • Dump
    Releases an electric shock, dealing damage to nearby opposing Pokémon and granting the user a shield when it strikes. If this move hits any paralyzed opposing Pokémon, it pulls them towards the user after the move is complete, dealing damage to them again and leaving them incapacitated.


  • Scope lens
    Increases critical strike chance and critical strike damage.
  • muscle band
    Deals increased base attack damage.
  • floating stone
    Increased movement speed and attack damage.


  • potion
    Restores some of your Pokemon's HP.
  • fluffy tail

    Stuns Pokémon in front of you for a short time and causes attacks to do more damage to them

Pokémon UNITE is available on Nintendo Switch and will be coming to mobile devices in September 2022. For more gameplay tips and information, be sure to check out the rest of our guides here.

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