Pokemon Unite Absol Build & Guide
Learn how to use each move properly
Increased critical-hit rate.
Feint Move 1
Dash in an arc, attacking enemies that come in contact with Absol. This move ignores the defense stat and shield effects of enemies.
Feint is a dash move that deals a good amount of damage since it ignores def stat and shields.
It makes Absol move in an arc but it does not matter that much because the aim assist takes care of the intricacies of hitting enemies.
Feint is a great way to interrupt scoring attempts since it ignores shields.
Feint Upgrade Options
Dash in an outward arc, dealing damage to enemies. If this first attack hits, a second attack can also be performed. The second attack has the user dash straight ahead, dealing damage to enemies and increasing the user’s critical-hit rate. The lower the enemies HP, the more the user’s critical-hit rate is increased.
Using this move again will restore the user’s HP.
Night Slash is the upgraded version of Feint. When the move hits, it gives a second cast that allows Absol to dash again.
The second slash deals damage in a straight line and it increases the critical-hit rate of Absol. The lower the enemy’s HP is, the higher the critical-hit rate bonus is given.
Once upgraded, Night Slash+ heals Absol on the second cast.
You can use both casts of Night Slash to escape by manually targeting it away from enemies. Although, if the first cast does not hit an enemy, the second cast would not be available.
Dash to the designated location and quickly charge an enemy with the next basic attack. (Basic attack range is doubled while this effect is active). If the basic attack lands from behind, its damage is increased and this move’s cooldown is reduced.
Increased movement speed.
Pursuit is a non-damaging dash but it empowers Absol’s next attack to deal bonus damage.
A triangular area is revealed on the backside of enemies and when Absol hits that area with the empowered attack, it deals more damage, and Pursuit’s cooldown is reduced.
When fighting enemies head-on, a quick Pursuit to a basic attack will hit the enemy’s backside provided you cast Pursuit in front of the enemy.
When used in combination with Sucker Punch, you have to cast Pursuit first before getting hit by the enemy as Sucker Punch will teleport you to the back side of enemies. More often than not, if you have teleported due to Sucker Punch first before casting Pursuit, you will end up at the front side of your target enemy.
Slash Move 2
Slash with sharp claws in front of the user, increasing this move’s critical-hit rate.
Slash is your main damaging tool in the early game. It will help you clear wild pokemon faster since it grants bonus critical-hit rate.
Slash Upgrade Options
Attack with blades formed by psychic power that decrease the movement speed of enemies for a short time when this move hits. Also increases basic attack damage dealt to the affected enemy for up to 3 attacks after this move hits.
Also increases movement speed for a short time when the user gets close to the enemy that this move hit.
Psycho Cut deals average damage to a medium range but it slows down enemies hit and it empowers Absol’s basic attack to deal more damage to enemies hit for three attacks.
Psycho Cut is best combined with the second cast of Night Slash because of the increased critical-hit rate.
Look for an opening to attack an enemy, decreasing the movement speed of the user and the target enemy for the duration. After a short time, charge forward to attack the enemy. However, if the user receives damage or gets attacked before it charges, attack immediately and shove the enemy.
Increases basic attack speed for a short time when this move hits.
Sucker Punch is a set up hindrance. The enemy has practically no choice when they are targeted with Sucker Punch. If they do not do anything, you will teleport to their front and damage them.
But if they do not notice that Sucker Punch is cast and they damaged Absol, Absol will teleport to the back side of the enemy and they will get shoved and damaged.
You can position yourself to get damaged using Pursuit so you will set up a burst damage attack on your enemies using Sucker Punch in combination with the empowered attack from Pursuit.
Midnight Slash Unite Move
Unlocks at level 9
Unleashes a flurry of slashes in front of the user. This move ends by unleashing powerful blades of energy, dealing increased damage to enemies and shoves them.
Midnight Slash is strong burst damage Unite move. It deals a lot of damage per hit and it deals more damage to the last hit that releases a lot of waves in a large area.
But this is not even the best part about Midnight Slash. It is actually best used as a counter-attack since Absol becomes untargettable and invincible during the duration of Midnight Slash so you can use this Unite move to avoid strong attacks from enemies while dealing great damage to your enemies in return.
Here are our Recommended builds on Absol
Build Name: Pursuit Cut
The Pursuit Cut enables Absol to deal a lot of damage per second through the bonus critical-hit rate from the second cast of Night Pursuit and through the bonus damage to enemies hit by Psycho Cut.
Scope Lens increases the critical-hit rate and critical-hit damage of its user. Absol’s passive and moves are all about critical strikes so this Held item is a must-have on them.
Muscle Band adds current HP-based damage to its user’s basic attacks. Absol’s damage is based on his basic attacks so it is a welcome addition to hit kit and the HP-based damage is great for clearing wild pokemon, especially the buffs, Bouffalant and Ludicolo, and Rotom, Drednaw, and Zapdos.
Attack Weight provides bonus attack and more bonus attack for each time its user scores. Absol is usually played in the jungle and playing as a jungler opens up for a lot of opportunities for small scores that will stack the bonus attack of Attack Weight.
Eject Button is great for escaping after assassinating an enemy pokemon. Absol is a squishy speedster so an emergency button is necessary for escaping dangerous situations. It can also be used to get behind enemy pokemon when the Pursuit Punch build is used.
Build Name: Pursuit Punch
The Pursuit Punch build is a high burst damage build that is capable of killing enemy pokemon in an instant. The catch with this build is that it is dependent on the player’s ability to pull off the bonus damage and resets on hitting enemies from behind with the empowered attack from Pursuit.
The Pursuit Punch uses the same Held and Battle items as the Pursuit Cut build.
Pokemon Unite:: Absol Spotlight Video
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