Unown

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

Pokédex data

National № 201
Type Psychic
Species Symbol Pokémon
Height 1′08″ (0.5 m)
Weight 11.0 lbs (5.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Levitate
Local № 061 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
114 (Diamond/Pearl)
114 (Platinum)
061 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 225 (29.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 118
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 40 (10,024–10,280 steps)

Base stats

HP 48
206 300
Attack 72
134 267
Defense 48
90 214
Sp. Atk 72
134 267
Sp. Def 48
90 214
Speed 48
90 214
Total 336 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Unown.

Evolution chart

Unown changes

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.

Moves learned by Unown

Moves learnt by level up

Unown learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hidden PowerNormal 60 100

Egg moves

Unown does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

Unown is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100

Moves learnt by level up

Unown learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Hidden PowerNormal 60 100

Egg moves

Unown does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

Unown is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100

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

Where to find Unown

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Ruins of Alph
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

Other languages

English Unown
Japanese アンノーン (Unknown)
German Icognito
French Zarbi

Name origin

unknown
not known ;)