Another game on the Nintendo Switch is receiving an update today. Hitting servers before ARMS’ update later, Pokkén Tournament DX is jumping from Version 1.0.1 to 1.1.0.

The biggest takeaways from this update is that Team Battles are now available online and in Event Mode, there’s been some tweaking of various Pokémon and attacks, and you can now record your moves in Free Training à la Practice Mode so that you can be the very best, like no one ever was.

Here are the full patch notes:

  • Players can now participate in online Team Battles.
  • A recording feature has been added to Free Training in Practice Mode.
  • Players can get special titles based on their ranking in Official Group Matches.
    • Official Group Matches are groups held officially for Pokkén Tournament DX. Rewards are only available for certain Official Group Matches.
  • It is now possible to change how battle records are displayed.
  • Battle records will be displayed when players enter a group.
  • Team Battles are now available in Event Mode.
  • Adjustments have been made to some Pokémon and attacks.


All Battle PokémonSystemFixed an issue that caused Support Pokémon to be called and Synergy Burst to be activated simultaneously when players press L and R while being hit with an attack that does not cause hit stun.
All Battle PokémonDouble JumpFixed an issue where players couldn’t double jump diagonally after certain actions in Field Phase.

Fixed an issue where players couldn’t double jump while affected by a positive status increasing their number of jumps.

LucarioForward Weak AttackFixed an issue that allowed Lucario to move during a Burst Attack’s animation when hit by a Burst Attack with specific timing.
MachampBurst AttackFixed an issue that allowed opponents to move during its Burst Attack’s animation.
SuicineAurora BeamFixed an issue where an Aurora Beam to the left or right couldn’t be used from a canceled Ranged Attack.
GengarPermeateFixed an issue that allowed players to use Permeate again after using Permeate, double jumping, and then using a Jumping Ranged Attack.
ChandelureOverheatFixed an issue where Chandelure did not turn black when affected by a negative status when its action was interrupted by an opponent’s attack.
ChandelureForward Strong Attack (Synergy Burst active)Fixed an issue that caused its stats to change after using Burst Attack.
GarchompDragon Claw (Field Phase)Fixed an issue where players couldn’t transition to Running Stance when canceling a Ranged Attack into this move.
EmpoleonGrab attack (Duel Phase)Fixed an issue where some attacks would combo after a Phase Shift.
ScizorMetal ClawFixed an issue where some attacks would combo after a Phase Shift.
ScizorBug Bite to dash stepFixed an issue where Duel Phase moves could be used after a Phase Shift.
DecidueyeRazor Leaf to Soaring Stance to dash stepFixed an issue where players could double jump even if they were not affected by a positive status increasing Decidueye’s number of jumps.
DecidueyeSoaring StanceFixed an issue where players temporarily lost control of the Pokémon after it was hit by an attack with specific timing.
DecidueyeSoaring Stance to Strong AttackFixed an issue where when only the first hit connected, opponents were unable to move even after the hit stun had finished.

How does your main fighter fair with the new update?

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Written by Jennifer Burch

Illustrator, designer, writer and big Nintendo geek, you can find Jennifer with an N3DS within reach 24/7. As the oldest of three, she has survived many Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. and Mario Kart sessions intact in addition to getting her brothers hooked on some really weird games. (Cubivore anyone?)

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