The Unova Link is a feature in Pokémon Black 2 and White 2. It has three links that allow players to link together and obtain various features.
Key Link[edit | edit source]
Key Link allows players to connect between Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 and obtain keys that unlock various features, such as changing the difficulty level. These keys can be sent to other players, regardless of how far they have progressed in the game. Upon loading a saved file, the player will be notified if a feature is turned on.
|Normal Mode||Standard gameplay||Already obtained|
|Assist Mode||Decreases the opponent's Pokémon levels and AI||Defeat the champion|
|Challenge Mode||Increases the opponent's Pokémon levels and AI||Defeat the champion|
|Black City||Changes White Forest to Black City*||Already obtained|
|White Forest||Changes Black City to White Forest*||Already obtained|
|Rockhead Key||Changes the Underground Ruins for Regirock||Already obtained|
|Iceberg Key||Changes the Underground Ruins for Regice||Capture Regirock*|
|Steel Head Key||Changes the Underground Ruins for Registeel||Capture Regirock*|
Assist Mode[edit | edit source]
Assist Mode allows players to change the difficulty settings to easy. When Assist Mode is turned on, the opponent's Pokémon levels and AI will decrease. Assist Mode can be unlocked in Pokémon White Version 2 after defeating the Champion, Iris.
Challenge Mode[edit | edit source]
Challenge Mode allows players to change the difficulty settings to hard. When Challenge Mode is turned on, the opponent's Pokémon levels and AI will increase. Additionally, Gym Leader and the Elite Four will have an additional Pokémon added into their team, as well as moves changing and the Pokémon's holding item. Challenge Mode can be unlocked in Pokémon Black Version 2 after defeating the Champion, Iris.
Memory Link[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Memory Link
Memory Link allows players to collect data from Pokémon Black and White and insert it to Pokémon Black 2 and White 2. This allows Pokémon Black 2 and White 2 to obtain information from the predecessors, such as past events. Memory Link may be done via local wireless or Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.
Nintendo 3DS Link[edit | edit source]
The Nintendo 3DS Link allows players to transfer Pokémon and items from Pokémon Dream Radar into Pokémon Black 2 and White 2. This allows the player to obtain the "Therian Formes" of Tornadus, Thundurus, and Landorus.