Mark

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If you were looking for the male player character from Pokémon Trading Card Game and its sequel, see Mark (TCG GB).
If you were looking for the selectable shape markings on a Pokémon's summary screen, see Marking.
If you were looking for the mark on a Pokémon's status screen that indicates which game it came from, see Origin mark.

A mark (Japanese: あかし mark) is a special marking that a Pokémon can have when caught in Pokémon Sword and Shield or Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Marks are shown on the Pokémon's summary screen and grant a particular title to the Pokémon that is shown when it is sent out in battle, like Ribbons.

Generation VIII

Availability

Wild Pokémon may have marks when encountered in a random encounter (including fishing) or symbol encounter. Additionally, Pokémon that join while cooking curry at Pokémon Camp will always have the Curry Mark. It is impossible for a Pokémon to gain a mark through any other means, it must be initially obtained with the mark.

Pokémon originating from the following sources can never have marks:

Mechanics

Depending on conditions, there is an approximately 1/19.9 to 1/3.5 chance[1] that a Pokémon encountered in the wild will have a mark.

When a Pokémon is encountered in the wild, the game checks whether to apply a mark to it, using the following rates in the following order:[2]

Category Chance of success
(if previous check fails)
Rare Mark #69 1/1000
Personality Marks
#70 through #97
1/100
Uncommon Mark #68 1/50
Weather Marks
#57 through #64
1/50
Time Marks
#53 through #56
1/50
Fishing Mark #66 1/25

That is, first, the game determines if the Pokémon will have a Rare Mark. If that test fails, it checks the Rowdy - Slump Mark group. If that fails, it checks Uncommon Mark, and so on.

As examples, in clear weather, with no Mark Charm, and if not fishing, the overall probability of having any mark is ; if fishing during non-clear weather, the overall probability is .

If a Personality Mark (Rowdy - Slump Mark group) is chosen, the marks within that group all have an even chance of being selected (1/28 each, relative to each other). If a weather-based mark is chosen and the weather is not clear, the mark corresponding to the weather will be given; if the weather is clear, the game will continue checking the following types of marks. If a time-based mark is chosen, the mark corresponding to the current time will be chosen.

If the player has the Mark Charm in their Bag, wild Pokémon are more likely to have a mark. If a wild Pokémon would not have a mark while the player has the Mark Charm, the game runs through these checks a second and third time.[3]

The Mark Charm gives +2 rolls for a Pokémon to generate with a mark, so the chance is the sum of getting it on 1st roll, 2nd roll, and 3rd roll. Each roll checks all categories above, and only proceeds to the next roll if no mark succeeded:

  • Chance of getting a mark on the 1st roll is exactly same as having no Mark Charm. The 2nd and 3rd rolls do not occur if a mark succeeds here.
  • Chance of getting a mark on the 2nd roll is chance of "no mark on 1st roll x chance of getting it on 2nd roll". The 3rd roll does not occur if a mark succeeds here.
  • Chance of getting a mark on the third roll is chance of "no mark on the 1st and 2nd rolls x chance of getting it on 3rd roll".

The weather-based marks and the Fishing Mark are the only random marks that are not part of a group that is always possible (specifically, when the weather is clear or when encountering a Pokémon other than by fishing). This affects the overall chance of encountering a wild Pokémon with a mark, since each chance is separate (as opposed to choosing whether any mark will be received, and then choosing the mark).

List of marks

# Image Name Title Description Conditions Chance if:
Clear Weather
Chance if:
Weather
Chance if:
Fishing
Chance if:
Weather & Fishing
English Japanese English Japanese
53 Lunchtime Mark.png Lunchtime Mark しょうごのあかし the Peckish はらペコの A mark for a peckish Pokémon. During the afternoon
(12:00 p.m to 6:59 p.m.)
1/51.6
1/18.1Mark Charm
1/52.6
1/18.8Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/18.8Mark Charm
1/52.6
1/19.6Mark Charm
54 Sleepy-Time Mark.png Sleepy-Time Mark しょうしのあかし the Sleepy おねむな A mark for a sleepy Pokémon. At night
(8:00 p.m to 5:59 a.m.)
1/51.6
1/18.1Mark Charm
1/52.6
1/18.8Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/18.8Mark Charm
1/52.6
1/19.6Mark Charm
55 Dusk Mark.png Dusk Mark たそがれのあかし the Dozy そろそろねむい A mark for a dozy Pokémon. During the evening
(7:00 p.m to 7:59 p.m.)
1/51.6
1/18.1Mark Charm
1/52.6
1/18.8Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/18.8Mark Charm
1/52.6
1/19.6Mark Charm
56 Dawn Mark.png Dawn Mark あかつきのあかし the Early Riser はやくにめざめた A mark for an early-riser Pokémon. During the morning
(6:00 a.m to 11:59 a.m.)
1/51.6
1/18.1Mark Charm
1/52.6
1/18.8Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/18.8Mark Charm
1/52.6
1/19.6Mark Charm
57 Cloudy Mark.png Cloudy Mark どんてんのあかし the Cloud Watcher くもをみつめる A mark for a cloud-watching Pokémon. Weather is cloudy 1/51.6
1/18.4Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/19.2Mark Charm
58 Rainy Mark.png Rainy Mark あめふりのあかし the Sodden あめにむせぶ A mark for a sodden Pokémon. Weather is rain 1/51.6
1/18.4Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/19.2Mark Charm
59 Stormy Mark.png Stormy Mark いかづちのあかし the Thunderstruck かみなりにさわぐ A mark for a thunderstruck Pokémon. Weather is thunderstorm 1/51.6
1/18.4Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/19.2Mark Charm
60 Snowy Mark.png Snowy Mark こうせつのあかし the Snow Frolicker ゆきにころがる A mark for a snow-frolicking Pokémon. Weather is snow 1/51.6
1/18.4Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/19.2Mark Charm
61 Blizzard Mark.png Blizzard Mark ごうせつのあかし the Shivering こごえふるえる A mark for a shivering Pokémon. Weather is blizzard 1/51.6
1/18.4Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/19.2Mark Charm
62 Dry Mark.png Dry Mark かんそうのあかし the Parched のどカラカラの A mark for a parched Pokémon. Weather is harsh sunlight 1/51.6
1/18.4Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/19.2Mark Charm
63 Sandstorm Mark.png Sandstorm Mark さじんのあかし the Sandswept すなにまみれる A mark for a sandswept Pokémon. Weather is sandstorm 1/51.6
1/18.4Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/19.2Mark Charm
64 Misty Mark.png Misty Mark のうむのあかし the Mist Drifter きりにとまどう A mark for a mist-drifter Pokémon. Weather is fog 1/51.6
1/18.4Mark Charm
1/51.6
1/19.2Mark Charm
65 Destiny Mark.png Destiny Mark うんめいのあかし the Chosen One うんめいかんじる A mark of a chosen Pokémon. Unobtainable
66 Fishing Mark.png Fishing Mark つりあげられたあかし the Catch of the Day つりたてピチピチの A mark for a catch-of-the-day Pokémon. While fishing 1/26.3
1/9.6Mark Charm
1/26.3
1/10Mark Charm
67 Curry Mark.png Curry Mark カレーのあかし the Curry Connoisseur カレーずきな A mark for a curry-connoisseur Pokémon. In Camp after cooking Curry
Guaranteed

Guaranteed
68 Uncommon Mark.png Uncommon Mark ときどきみるあかし the Sociable ひとになれてる A mark for a sociable Pokémon. none 1/50.6
1/17.7Mark Charm
1/50.6
1/18.1Mark Charm
1/50.6
1/18.4Mark Charm
1/50.6
1/18.8Mark Charm
69 Rare Mark.png Rare Mark みたことのないあかし the Recluse ひとをしらない A mark for a reclusive Pokémon. none 1/1000
1/350.6Mark Charm
1/1000
1/357.5Mark Charm
1/1000
1/364.5Mark Charm
1/1000
1/371.4Mark Charm
70 Rowdy Mark.png Rowdy Mark わんぱくなあかし the Rowdy あばれんぼうの A mark for a rowdy Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
71 Absent-Minded Mark.png Absent-Minded Mark のうてんきなあかし the Spacey なにもかんがえてない A mark for a spacey Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
72 Jittery Mark.png Jittery Mark きんちょうのあかし the Anxious ドキドキしてる A mark for an anxious Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
73 Excited Mark.png Excited Mark きたいのあかし the Giddy ワクワクしてる A mark for a giddy Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
74 Charismatic Mark.png Charismatic Mark カリスマのあかし the Radiant オーラをかんじる A mark for a radiant Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
75 Calmness Mark.png Calmness Mark れいせいのあかし the Serene クールな A mark for a serene Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
76 Intense Mark.png Intense Mark じょうねつのあかし the Feisty アグレッシブな A mark for a feisty Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
77 Zoned-Out Mark.png Zoned-Out Mark ゆだんのあかし the Daydreamer ボーっとしてる A mark for a daydreaming Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
78 Joyful Mark.png Joyful Mark たこうのあかし the Joyful しあわせそうな A mark for a joyful Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
79 Angry Mark.png Angry Mark ふんぬのあかし the Furious プンプンおこる A mark for a furious Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
80 Smiley Mark.png Smiley Mark びしょうのあかし the Beaming ニコニコわらう A mark for a beaming Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
81 Teary Mark.png Teary Mark ひそうのあかし the Teary-Eyed メソメソなく A mark for a teary-eyed Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
82 Upbeat Mark.png Upbeat Mark かいちょうのあかし the Chipper ごきげんな A mark for a chipper Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
83 Peeved Mark.png Peeved Mark げきはつのあかし the Grumpy ふきげんな A mark for a grumpy Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
84 Intellectual Mark.png Intellectual Mark りせいのあかし the Scholar ちてきな A mark for a scholarly Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
85 Ferocious Mark.png Ferocious Mark ほんのうのあかし the Rampaging あれくるう A mark for a rampaging Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
86 Crafty Mark.png Crafty Mark こうかつのあかし the Opportunist スキをねらう A mark for an opportunistic Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
87 Scowling Mark.png Scowling Mark こわもてのあかし the Stern いかつい A mark for a stern Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
88 Kindly Mark.png Kindly Mark やさがたのあかし the Kindhearted やさしげな A mark for a kindhearted Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
89 Flustered Mark.png Flustered Mark どうようのあかし the Easily Flustered あわてんぼうの A mark for an easily flustered Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
90 Pumped-Up Mark.png Pumped-Up Mark こうようのあかし the Driven やるきまんまんの A mark for a driven Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
91 Zero Energy Mark.png Zero Energy Mark けんたいのあかし the Apathetic やるきゼロの A mark for an apathetic Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
92 Prideful Mark.png Prideful Mark じしんのあかし the Arrogant ふんぞりかえった A mark for an arrogant Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
93 Unsure Mark.png Unsure Mark ふしんのあかし the Reluctant じしんのない A mark for an unsure Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
94 Humble Mark.png Humble Mark ぼくとつのあかし the Humble そぼくな A mark for a humble Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
95 Thorny Mark.png Thorny Mark ふじゅんのあかし the Pompous きどっている A mark for a pompous Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
96 Vigor Mark.png Vigor Mark げんきのあかし the Lively げんきいっぱいの A mark for a lively Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm
97 Slump Mark.png Slump Mark ふちょうのあかし the Worn-Out どこかくたびれた A mark for a worn-out Pokémon. none 1/2802.8
1/982.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1002Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1021.7Mark Charm
1/2802.8
1/1041.1Mark Charm

Generation IX

Marks, and their respective titles, are present in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. Pokémon transferred into Scarlet or Violet from Pokémon Sword and Shield via Pokémon HOME will retain any ribbons, marks, and titles associated with them.

Availability

Wild Pokémon may have a mark when caught. Sandwiches and food items from shops may grant the "Title Power" bonus, increasing the odds for wild Pokémon to spawn with a mark/title. All marks previously available in Sword and Shield are also available, excluding the Curry, Fishing, Dry, and Misty Marks. The Destiny Mark, (which was coded into Sword and Shield but never made available), is available on wild Pokémon during the player's Birthday in Scarlet and Violet.[4][5]

Additionally, Scarlet and Violet introduced several new marks[6][7], the first announced was the "The Mightest Mark" which grants the title "the Unrivaled".

List of marks

# Image Name Title Description Conditions Chance
English Japanese English Japanese
65 Destiny Mark.png Destiny Mark うんめいのあかし the Chosen One うんめいかんじる A mark of a chosen Pokémon. Found on wild Pokémon during
the date registered as the player's Birthday
Unknown
102 Jumbo Mark.png Jumbo Mark the Great A mark for a Pokémon that's the largest it can be. Speak to the Hiker near the
Mesagoza (West) Pokémon Center
Must have a Scale of 255.
1/16512
103 Mini Mark.png Mini Mark the Teeny A mark for a Pokémon that's the smallest it can be. Speak to the Hiker near the
Mesagoza (West) Pokémon Center
Must have a Scale of 0.
1/16512
104 Itemfinder Mark.png Itemfinder Mark the Treasure Hunter A mark for a Pokémon that likes to pick things up. Unobtainable. Likely due to an oversight, the code to grant this mark doesn't exist.
105 Partner Mark.png Partner Mark the Reliable Partner A mark for a friendly Pokémon. Can be found after a certain amount of steps on party Pokémon with Friendship of 200 or above. Random
106 Gourmand Mark.png Gourmand Mark the Gourmet A mark for a Pokémon gourmet. Can be found on party Pokémon after making a Sandwich Unknown
108 Alpha Mark.png Alpha Mark the Former Alpha A mark for a Pokémon that was an alpha. Transfer an Alpha Pokémon from
Legends: Arceus via HOME

Guaranteed
109 Mightiest Mark.png Mightiest Mark the Unrivaled A mark for a Pokémon caught in a seven-star Tera Raid Battle. 7★ Tera Raid Battles
Guaranteed
110 Titan Mark.png Titan Mark the Former Titan A mark for a Pokémon that was a Titan. Found on former Titan Pokémon
that reappear after obtaining their Titan Badge.

Guaranteed

Trivia

  • Since Pokémon hatched from Eggs or caught in a Max Raid Battle cannot have a mark, the only way for a Pokémon to have both a Hidden Ability and a mark in Sword and Shield is to use an Ability Patch.
    • This is no longer the case in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, as Hidden Abilities can be obtained without the Ability Patch from some encounters such as Tera Raid Battles, and some marks can be earned after a Pokémon has already been obtained, such as the Gourmand Mark via making Sandwiches.
  • Because the weather in Sword and Shield is determined by where the player is standing, and weather marks are determined based on the weather when the symbol encounter spawns rather than when it is encountered, it is possible for Pokémon to have weather marks based on the weather in adjacent locations, if they spawned while the player was standing in a different location. This can even allow Pokémon to have marks corresponding to weather that can never occur in the location in which they are caught.[8]
  • Despite Hassel mentioning the Itemfinder Mark as being obtainable during one of his Art classes, no logic appears to exist in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet to grant the mark. This bug remains the case as of v1.1.0 of Scarlet and Violet.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 證章 Jingjēung
Mandarin 證章 / 证章 Zhèngzhāng
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Germany Flag.png German Zeichen
Italy Flag.png Italian Emblema
South Korea Flag.png Korean 증표 Jeungpyo
Spain Flag.png Spanish Emblema


References

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