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Pokemon Unite Best Defender Pokemon

Best Defender Pokemon Tier List

Pokemon Unite Best Defender Pokemon Guide, the Defender Role is able to absorb lots of damage and CC the enemy. We have ranked the strongest Attackers in a Tier List; just below that, you can find their Stats (Offense, Endurance, Mobility, Support, and Scoring). We also have recommended Held and Battle items you should use with the Defender role based on its playstyle in-game.

Best Defender Pokemon Unite

  • S TIER
    The Best Defender Pokemon To Play.
  • A TIER
    Very Strong, but not on the same level as S-Tier Choices.
  • B TIER
    Good choice and can be viable with the right team.
  • C TIER
    An Average choice, middle of the pack neither good nor bad.
S TIER
Snorlax
A TIER
Slowbro
B TIER
Crustle
C TIER
Blastoise

List of Defender Pokemon Stats in Pokemon Unite

Below is a complete list of every Defender Pokemon's Stats in Pokemon Unite.

Pokemon Role Offense Endurance Mobility Support Scoring Total
Blastoise
Intermediate
Melee
Defender
4746425
Crustle
Novice
Melee
Defender
3836424
Slowbro
Intermediate
Ranged
Defender
3838325
Snorlax
Novice
Melee
Defender
31045325
Mamoswine
Intermediate
Melee
Defender
5845325
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Best Defender Items To Use

Below is a list of the best Defender Held and Battle items based on the Role's Playstyle.

Best Held Items For Defender
Held Item Stats
Rocky Helmet
HP +18 ~ 240
Defense +0 ~ 28
Reflect Damage Max HP% +3% ~ 5%

When the Pokémon receives 10% of Max HP damage, damage is dealt to nearby opposing Pokémon equal to 3/4/5% of those Pokémon's max HP
Assault Vest
HP +18 ~ 270
Sp. Def +0 ~ 28
Special Move Shield (Out of Combat) +9% ~ 15%

When the Pokémon is not in combat for 7 seconds, they are granted a shield that nullifies Sp. Atk damage equal to 9/12/15% of their max HP.
Aeos Cookie
HP +8 ~ 240
HP Upon Goal +100 ~ 200

When the Pokémon scores a goal, its max HP increases by 100/150/200
Score Shield
HP +15 ~ 240
Shield and Focus +5% ~ 10%

While the Pokémon is attempting to score a goal, it is granted a shield equal to 5/7.5/10% of its max HP and its goals cannot be interrupted while it is shielded
Buddy Barrier
HP +20 ~ 600
Shield +20% ~ 40%

Upon using a Unite Move, the attacker and its lowest-HP ally gain a shield for 20/30/40% of their max health.
Focus Band
Def +2 ~ 30
Sp. Def +0 ~ 30
HP Recover Amount 8% ~14%

When the Pokémon drops to low HP, then each second for three seconds, it recovers 8/11/14% of the HP it had lost
Leftovers
HP +16 ~ 240
HP Recovery +0 ~ 9
HP Recovery (Out of Combat) +1% ~ 2%

When the Pokémon is not in combat, it recovers 1/1.5/2% of its max HP every second
Weakness Policy
HP +70 ~ 210
Attack +0 ~ 15

Increases the Pokémon's Attack for a short time by a minimum of 2/2.5/3% when the Pokémon receives damage. This increase grows larger the more times damage is receiver
Best Battle Items For Defender
Battle Item Stats
Eject Button
Cooldown: 70 Seconds

Moves to a specified direction immediately.
Potion
Cooldown: 30 Seconds

Heal your Pokemon for 12.5% of its maximum health.
Charizard
Garchomp
Lucario
Machamp
Alolan Ninetales
Cinderace
Cramorant
Gardevoir
Greninja
Pikachu
Venusaur
Sylveon
Blastoise
Crustle
Slowbro
Snorlax
Mamoswine
Absol
Gengar
Talonflame
Zeraora
Eldegoss
Mr. Mime
Wigglytuff
Blissey
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