How To Open Ports in Your Router for Pokémon Unite

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July 18, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Pokémon Unite is a Real-Time, Tactical, Action, and Strategy game published by The Pokémon Company released in 2021.

Pokémon Unite artwork featuring various Pokémon in combat
Pokémon Unite artwork featuring various Pokémon in combat

Ports Required for Pokémon Unite

The required ports that need to be forwarded for Pokémon Unite are as follows:

Pokémon Unite - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Pokémon Unite simply follow one of these links:

Pokémon Unite includes the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Pokémon Unite

When you are playing Pokémon Unite you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and frequently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to locate your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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