Blastoise is finally joining the Pokemon Unite roster, as the next Pokemon arriving via a free update next week.
Blastoise: September 1.
— Pokémon UNITE (@PokemonUnite) August 25, 2021
In a tweet last night the Pokemon Unite Twitter account announced that the final Kanto starter would be coming to the game as its next addition.
Blastoise joins Pokemon Unite on September 1st, just a few weeks before the game’s mobile launch.
Gameplay-wise it looks like Blastoise will be the perfect addition for team scraps, with lots of skills that hit a big area. His Unite Skill also hits in a big radius, so he’s going to be a great investment in your team’s later game when the team fights start happening.
Blastoise is also the last of the Pokemon revealed during the game’s closed beta testing, though we already know that two more Pokemon are coming to the game- Sylveon and Mammoswine.
It also looks like the new Pokemon for Pokemon Unite have all been filling in the empty slots on its roster- at launch Unite had a largely close-range roster, with few tanks, supports and long-range characters. Gardevoir, Blissey and Blastoise all seem to be filling those roles, so players should have more options for team compositions once Blastoise comes to the game.