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What are the personalities for different Unown forms?

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it says here http://pokemondb.net/mechanics/hidden the personalities of different Unown change the letter (or form) and I am curious to know if specific personalities have to do with it or it it's completely random. I assume it's kind of random in a way, because there are 30 personalities, and 28 Unown forms.

asked Nov 5, 2013 by EnergyZebro
It isn't their nature that affects it, it's a different set of numbers that determine the letter (form, whatever).

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By "specific personalities" do you mean the Characteristic? This is where it says things like "loves to eat" or "strongly defiant." If so, the Characteristic is unrelated (well, not completely, but it is different) to the Personality Value. The characteristic is determined by the Pokemon's IV's (Individual Values). It simply indicates which IV is the highest.

Personality Value is basically a random number that determines things like Gender, Shininess, or what Wurmple evolves into. In Gen III ONLY it determined Unown's letter as well. Since Gen IV Unown's letter is completely separate from the Personality Value, and is basically a separate random number now.

So, in short, it is completely random. However, the maths side of Pokemon is quite complex, and goes far beyond EV training and IV breeding, which are all most players are familiar with.

Hope this helped (somewhat).

Sources: Unown, Personality Value, Characteristic

answered Nov 6, 2013 by MeloettaMelody
selected Nov 6, 2013 by EnergyZebro
It helped me a lot more than it would have a month ago.