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Pokémon Unite Fair-Play Points explained: How to get Fair-Play Points and how does the rating scale works

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Sportsmanship is crucial in sports, and also in Pokémon Unite. Here's how Fair-Play Points and the Fair-Play Points rating scale work.

Pokémon Unite's Fair-Play Points serve as an indicator for your behaviour in online matches.

Displayed in a 100 points scale, these can be affected by both good and bad deeds during multiplayer, from completing matches to idling.

Staying on top of this scale can lead to rewards, but if you don't pay attention to it, your account may receive different penalties over time.

This page will explain how Fair-Play Points work, as well as how to get Fair-Play Points in case you've been losing them, and an explainer on the rating scale in detail.

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Fair-Play Points in Pokémon Unite explained

Whether you're playing standard or ranked matches in Pokémon Unite, some specific actions related to multiplayer behaviour will be graded in Fair-Play Points.

Every player starts with 100 Fair-Play Points, and these can either decrease or increase depending on some factors. If you stay in between 90 to 100 points, you'll be able to cash in rewards as compensation for your good deeds. But if not, penalties can take place instead.

The Fair-Play Points scale from 100 to zero is as follows:

  • 90-100: Eligible for Fair-Play Point rewards
  • 80-89: Not eligible for Fair-Play Point rewards
  • 60-79: Ranked match ban
  • 0-59: Random match ban during Standard matches

As long as you stay within the 90 to 100 scale, you'll be able to cash in 20 Aeon coins daily. You can do this from the Fair-Play Points tab in your account profile, which can be accessed from the main menu by pressing your trainer icon.

We recommend to check on your Fair-Play Points at least once a day to cash in your rewards, or in the worst case scenario, to know exactly how many points you need to get back to the top of the scale.

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How to get or lose Fair-Play Points in Pokémon Unite

Fair-Play Points aren't exactly front and center, so you'll most likely not pay too much attention to them at first. That being said, certain actions can stack up in the background without you noticing. They may be unintentional, but can lead to complications over time.

So, what are the conditions? In order for Fair-Play Points to be deducted, the following actions need to be registered:

  • -1 point: Abandoning a matchmade team instead of surrendering
  • -2 points: Idling in matches (short-term)
  • -5 points: Idling in matches (extended)
  • -8 points: Idling in matches (malicious)

In turn, Fair-Play Points are awarded by completing matches:

  • +1 point: Standard battle CPU match
  • +2 points: Standard battle random match
  • +2 points: Ranked match

Bear in mind that only five Fair-Play Points can be awarded per day.

In summary, the penalties are fairly straightforward. Quitting a match without using the surrender option and idling for both shorts and long periods of time will lead to a decrease in points.

100 points is still quite a lot, so it will take several similar scenarios of these penalties for your account to be in danger. But it's important to keep these in mind whenever possible.

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Diego is a freelance writer from Argentina who has learned English thanks to video games. He missed most of the classics, but can gush about Doom, Persona, The Darkness and pinballs for hours. Probably on Twitter right now.