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Has anyone else noticed that the Unown O sprite is smaller than it should? -File:Ani383MS.gifGroudon465File:Ani201TMS.gifTalk | DecksFile:Ani133MS.gif 15:34, 28 October 2007 (UTC)

Yep. I think someone resized it to 64x64 or something, rather than 80x80. Tina281 15:45, 28 October 2007 (UTC)
I recently fixed it, it was a different size than the rest, and it had a white background, so yeah... It's fine now. TTEchidna 01:18, 29 October 2007 (UTC)

Um... Do you have any idea what the tablet says in that picture? I've translated it from unown;


Any idea what this means? Im a bulba 02:48, 14 December 2007 (UTC)

DP040's trivia section has it. TTEchidnaFire echyGSDS! 02:51, 14 December 2007 (UTC)

Locations Wrong?

Are the locations wrong? Because it seems that one can search any area of any level and still find most of the Unown in that area. Should this be fixed... because it would seem to mislead anyone trying to catch their "missing" Unown.


A book I have lists Unown as legendary. Is this accurate? (I don't have the book now, though) -- Glitch Pokémon. Official Pokémon. There is no real difference between the two. In my opinion, the two should be considered equal!-- quoted by Missingno. Master 20:12, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

No. Unown isn't legendary. It starred in a movie, but its stats cause barfing even moreso than Phione's, and.. erm, yeah. Tina δ281 20:13, 29 February 2008 (UTC)
Unown are Legendary Pokémon though, it states so in the movie. TESHIGIGAS 21:13, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

No it means they are legends. If Phione is hardly considered legendary all of Unown's very SUCKISH stats make it absolutley NOT legendary. 448Crystal Lucario448 22:20, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

Phione is legendary. It's confirmed by Poké Unown are ancient and the like, but they aren't legendary. Tina δ281 22:28, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

I know thats why I said HARDLY CONSIDERED 448Crystal Lucario448 22:38, 29 February 2008 (UTC)

Unown is legendary, then so is Arcanine. Dragonite. Tyranitar. Salamence. Metagross. Garchomp. Just because they have legends associated with them (Pokémon of legend) doesn't mean they're legendary. TTEchidnaFire echy 22:39, 29 February 2008 (UTC)
I always had the impression the were legendary. TESHIGIGAS 18:17, 1 March 2008 (UTC)
Yea, same. --Theryguy512 18:20, 1 March 2008 (UTC)

Let's review the facts. It can't breed (even with Ditto!), it's genderless, and it has legends associated with it. Sure it has piss-poor stats and is common as hell, but so is Phione, and if THAT thing is legendary, I don't see why this isn't! -- Glitch Pokémon. Official Pokémon. There is no real difference between the two. In my opinion, the two should be considered equal!-- quoted by Missingno. Master 11:52, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

There are no "rules" when it comes to legendaries. However, I do not count Unown as legendary. I mean look at it's place in the PokéDex. Wobbuffet comes after it. Plus, it has never been called a legendary. Legends and legendary are two different things. Glinn32px 12:01, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

Here lets vote... say YES or NO

I say NO 448Crystal Lucario448 12:42, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

I say YES. TESHIGIGAS 16:02, 2 March 2008 (UTC)
Yes. --Theryguy512 16:23, 2 March 2008 (UTC)
YES GAH--C Is for Cookie 16:25, 2 March 2008 (UTC)
  • Well I guess it is settled most of us think it is legendary so therefore-- it is... 448Crystal Lucario448 18:18, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

How is it legendary? Glinn32px 03:17, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

There is no way that explains its legendary status. The only evidence that possibly signifies it being legendary is that there are many forms of it and it resides in an alternate dimensionPokeManiac102 03:20, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

NO NOT LEGENDARYPokeManiac102 03:20, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

Here, let's not vote. Unown is as legendary as Ditto is. Ditto can't breed with itself. Unown may be associated with legends, but it's not legendary in and of itself. TTEchidnaFire echy 03:55, 3 March 2008 (UTC)
Well that's like saying that Phione is not legendary, but it has been confirmed that it IS a legendary. I'm gonna try sending a letter to and see what they say about Unown's legendary status. --Theryguy512 12:01, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

Good idea.448Crystal Lucario448 12:21, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

its not legendary!!! end of story.491Shiny Lucario448 12:26, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

WE ALL KNOW THAT!!! WE JUST HAVEN'T DECIDED YET! 448Crystal Lucario448 12:42, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

Well, I'm not too sure still. Stat's don't really prove a thing. TESHIGIGAS 486 15:48, 3 March 2008 (UTC)

Just seen the new mailbag. Unown ain't legendary. -- Glitch Pokémon. Official Pokémon. There is no real difference between the two. In my opinion, the two should be considered equal!-- quoted by Missingno. Master 23:58, 10 March 2008 (UTC)

Since when was it ever? Cause it was neverPokeManiac102 00:01, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
Oh well, it was in my mindC Is for Cookie

Unown are NOT Legendary. You can catch more than one in the games, therefore eliminating any possible chance of them being Legendaries (I know, Phione can be gotten from Eggs as many times as you want, but Phione is officially counted as a Legendary). Diachronos 16:23, 12 September 2008 (UTC)


Theres no such thing as Celtic runes, runes are Norse (aka, Viking, Varangian, Rus, Germanic). The Celts did have a writing system but it looked nothing like, Latin or runes, Ogham is written with a line going from left to right and then you put a number of downward or upward strokes, straight or slanted to the left or right. The letter E for instance would be 4 straight lines going from top to bottom thru the middle line sorta like -IIII- this. Lowlandlord 10:15, 9 March 2008 (UTC)

He he he...I think Politoed is a legendary! Let's have a poll to see who else agrees with me that Politoed's a legendary! Because I like it! And because if Phione is a legendary, then I just don't see why Politoed can't be! --ニョロトノ666 00:02, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
No way no way!!!! GAHHH!!!486PokeManiac102492 00:04, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
YES! WOOHOOC Is for Cookie
Yea yea whatever, I am "THE OPTIMATUM". omg, that story had so many errorsPokeManiac102 00:14, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, my typing grammar is TERRIBLEC Is for Cookie
  • cough* Um, guys, get back on topic. If you want to talk about random stuff that doesn't have to do with Unown, please do it on one of your talk pages or the forums. --Theryguy512 10:50, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
He's right...but I really need to think about those 'runes' 493OptimatumTalk|11:07 11 Mar 2008
I suddenly immensly regret joining this website for some reason Lowlandlord 14:07, 2 April 2008 (UTC)


I dont actually own any of the johto games, so can someone tell me: were the unown ! and ? available in gen 2, or were they introduced later on? 折り紙ガイ - 離す貢献 09:57, 3 May 2008 (UTC)

They were all available in Gen 2. Glinn Mgraw 09:59, 3 May 2008 (UTC)
No. ! and ? were introduced in Firered/Leafgreen, i believe. They weren't in Gold/Silver/Crystal. Takoto! 10:03, 3 May 2008 (UTC)
Technically, they were first programmed into RS. You just couldn't catch them until FRLG. --FabuVinny |Talk Page| 16:56, 28 June 2008 (UTC)

Who comes first: "!" or "?"?

Which one of the two non-letter Unowns is listed first in the Pokédex from Generation IV games? Is it "!" just as this article lists them? --Johans 21:04, 28 May 2008 (UTC)

The Gen IV Pokédex lists them in order in which they were caught. Not in any alphabetical type of order. I think that "!" is listed first because "exclamation" begins with an "E" which comes before "Q". ~$aturn¥oshi THE VOICES 19:41, 4 June 2008 (UTC)
I don't think it's becaus it starts with an "e." I don't really know, but I'm pretty sure you are right.Taviource 19:44, 4 June 2008 (UTC)
Of course the gif image reverses that. ~$aturn¥oshi THE VOICES 19:45, 4 June 2008 (UTC)
I think "!" comes before "?" because in the Japanese set counterpart of EX Unseen Forces, It has "!" as 66 and "?" as 67. MoldyOrange 19:47, 4 June 2008 (UTC)
Here's a more game related explanation: The index numbers of Gen III list "!" as number 438 and "?" as number 439. ~$aturn¥oshi THE VOICES 20:06, 4 June 2008 (UTC)

is this an error

As of Generation IV, Unown has 28 derivative shapes. There are 26 English alphabet characters, plus two punctuation marks: ? (question mark) and ! (exclamation mark). That shape is determined by its personality value.

As of Generation IV? --lord mada 10:37, 14 July 2008 (UTC)

Yeah. We are currently in Generation IV and nothing has changed. I know you would think Generation III but that's how it works. --ケンジガール 11:13, 14 July 2008 (UTC)