Ranger Sign

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Summoning Entei

Ranger Signs (Japanese: レンジャーサイン Ranger Sign), also known as Involiths are featured in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs. They allow players to draw runes on the ground with their Capture Styler to summon Pokémon, such as the legendary beasts and the Eon duo.

In the games

Ranger Signs can be obtained by capturing legendary Pokémon, completing quests, or manually entering special signs into the Styler via the Sign List. You can only start to use them when Nema 'illegally' modifies your capture styler.


Some Ranger Signs are obtained as players continue through the story. They are needed in order to complete the game. Except Ho-Oh, Lugia, and the Legendary birds, all of these Pokémon can be ridden. They also have additional capabilities only shown when the Capture Styler is charged when summoning them. Latias is only obtained if the player has chosen to play as the female character. Latios is present if the male character is chosen. The Involiths of Raikou, Entei, and Suicune are stolen by the Pokémon Pinchers to gain access to Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres.

Ranger Sign Pokémon Summoned Location Obtained When Charged
Raikou Ranger Sign.png
Raikou Ranger Sign summon.png
Wireless Tower Raikou Ranger Sign summon charge.png
Scare Pokémon, causing them to stop moving on the field
  • Jump over large gaps
  • Force Pokémon to come out of hiding
Entei Ranger Sign.png
Entei Ranger Sign summon.png
Daybreak Ruins Entei Ranger Sign summon charge.png
Scare Pokémon, causing them to stop moving on the field
  • Break boulders blocking paths
  • Force Pokémon to come out of hiding
Suicune Ranger Sign.png
Suicune Ranger Sign summon.png
Canal Ruins Suicune Ranger Sign summon charge.png
Scare Pokémon, causing them to stop moving on the field
  • Cross waters
  • Force Pokémon to come out of hiding
Latias Ranger Sign.png
Latias Ranger Sign summon.png
Tilikule Island Latias Ranger Sign summon charge.png
Faster flight
Latios Ranger Sign.png
Latios Ranger Sign summon.png
Tilikule Island Latios Ranger Sign summon charge.png
Faster flight
Ho-Oh Ranger Sign.png
Ho-Oh Ranger Sign summon.png
Rainbow Dais Ho-Oh Ranger Sign summon.png
  • Complete storyline
  • Battle Ho-Oh again on Rainbow Dais
Articuno Ranger Sign.png

Mt. Sorbet
Zapdos Ranger Sign.png

Mt. Layuda
Moltres Ranger Sign.png

Faldera Volcano


Eastern Sea


When summoning these
Summoning when charged

These Ranger Signs are obtained only after finishing certain quests. While the Field Moves of the summoned Pokémon are the lowest possible, their Poké Assists are more powerful than the Pokémon's found in the wild.


These Ranger Signs are not available in-game. To unlock them, they need to be input into the Styler's sign list manually by selecting the question mark icon at the end of the list and drawing the sign when prompted. They are revealed through various means, such as by official sites and magazines. The Pokémon summoned are similar to those summoned from Ranger Signs obtained from quests.

In the anime

In the anime
Using a Ranger Sign

The Ranger Sign first made a brief appearance in the anime in the second Guardian Signs anime special, where it was sought after and acquired by the Pokémon Pinchers.

In Pokémon Ranger: Heatran Rescue!, Ben used it to summon a Feraligatr twice.

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