Unown

Unown is a Psychic type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Symbol Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold Their shapes look like hieroglyphs on ancient tablets. It is said that the two are somehow related.
Silver Its flat, thin body is always stuck on walls. Its shape appears to have some meaning.
Crystal Because different types of UNOWN exist, it is said that they must have a variety of abilities.
Ruby
Sapphire
This POKéMON is shaped like ancient writing. It is a mystery as to which came first, the ancient writings or the various UNOWN. Research into this topic is ongoing but nothing is known.
FireRed Its flat, thin body is always stuck on walls. Its shape appears to have some meaning.
LeafGreen Their shapes look like hieroglyphs on ancient tablets. It is said that the two are somehow related.
Emerald This POKéMON is shaped like ancient text characters. Although research is ongoing, it is a mystery as to which came first, the ancient writings or the various UNOWN.
Diamond Shaped like ancient writing, it is a huge mystery whether language or UNOWN came first.
Pearl They seem to communicate among each other telepathically. They are always found stuck on walls.
Platinum When alone, nothing happens. However, if there are two or more, an odd power is said to emerge.
HeartGold Their shapes look like hieroglyphs on ancient tablets. It is said that the two are somehow related.
SoulSilver Its flat, thin body is always stuck on walls. Its shape appears to have some meaning.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
When alone, nothing happens. However, if there are two or more, an odd power is said to emerge.
X Its flat, thin body is always stuck on walls. Its shape appears to have some meaning.
Y Shaped like ancient writing, it is a huge mystery whether language or Unown came first.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
This Pokémon is shaped like ancient writing. It is a mystery as to which came first, the ancient writings or the various Unown. Research into this topic is ongoing but nothing is known.

Evolution chart

  • Unown does not evolve.

Name origin

unknown
not known ;)

Moves learned by Unown

Unown sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Unown  sprite from Silver Unown  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Unown  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Unown  sprite from Black & White Unown  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Unown Shiny sprite from Silver Unown Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Unown Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Unown Shiny sprite from Black & White Unown Shiny sprite from X & Y

See all Unown sprites

Where to find Unown

Gold
Silver
Ruins of Alph
Crystal Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Tanoby Ruins
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Solaceon Ruins
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Ruins of Alph
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game