UNOWN
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Pokémon Legends: Arceus is the latest adventure in the Pokémon franchise, this time bringing with it a whole new open world, new catching mechanics and more.

While the deep mysteries of Hisui, and which Pokémon you’re going to encounter, are left for you to discover, there are some Pokémon that are a bit tricker to find, in this case, it’s one Pokémon in 28 forms.

Where to find every Unown in Pokémon Legends Arceus

Unown A

Hint: WITHIN THE SETTLEMENT WHERE TIME RULES

In the Crimson Mirelands, look for the Diamond Settlement, on one of the tents near the Psyducks, look up and you’ll find Unown A.

UnownA

Unown B

Hint: TURN YOUR EYES UP AT THE VOLCANIC ISLAND

In the Cobalt Coastlands, head to the Molten Arena in the top right corner. Near where Alpha Ninetales spawns, look at the Volcano and you’ll see Unown B. You’ll need a Jett Ball to catch this Unown.

UnownB

Unown C

Hint: LOOK TO THE RUINED PILLARS OF CELESTICA

In the Coronet Highlands, head to the Celestica Ruins and on top of one of the formations on the western end, you’ll find Unown C.

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Unown D

Hint: AMONG STUMPS AND CAMPFIRE ASHES IN FIELDS OF GOLD

Head to the Crimson Mirelands, and at the campfire near the tents at the entrance to the area, you’ll find Unown D.

UnownD

Unown E

Hint: A LONE TREE IN A POND IN THE GROVE

In the Obsidian Fieldlands, head to Grueling Grove and look for the Alpha Heracross. Behind it, there’s a small tree, look at the branches and you’ll find Unown E.

UnownE

Unown F

Hint: A STONY OUTCROP OVER POOLS OF MUD ON A MIGHTY MOUNTAIN

In the Coronet Highlands, head to the Ancient Quarry and look for the Alpha Goodra. It is near the brown circles on the map. Look up to the rocks behind the Pokémon.

UnownF

Unown G

Hint: ATOP A WATERFALL OF OBSIDIAN

In the Obsidian Fieldlands, head to the top of Obsidian Falls, and you’ll find Unown G nestled in the rocks.

UnownG

Unown H

Hint: A VILLAGE GATEWAY

This Unown is one the welcome sign in Jubilife Village.

UnownH

Unown I

Hint: THE LAKE ISLAND WHERE EMOTION RESIDES

Look behind the cave at Lake Verity in the Obsidian Fieldlands

UnownI

Unown J

Hint: A NOOK WITHIN A QUARRY

Inside the Ancient Quarry at the Coronet Highlands, look on the right side up high.

UnownJ

Unown K

Hint: WHERE STONES PILE HIGH AMID FOGBOUND RUINS

In the Crimson Mirelands, head to the Shrouded Ruins and find the stone formation near the cliff.

UnownK

Unown L

Hint: AN IMPASSE IN A CAVE ADORNED BY TWIN FALLS

In the Coronet Highlands, head to Wayward Cave and look for a breakable rock. Behind it, find Unown L.

UnownL

Unown M

Hint: A TREE FELLED ON SLUDGE

In Sludge Mound, located in the Crimson Mireland, you’ll find Unown M on a tree stump.

UnownM

Unown N

Hint: TWO HORNS RISING FROM THE SEA

On the huge spikes near Sands Reach in the Cobalt Coastlands.

UnownN

Unown O

Hint: THREE PILLARS IN A WORLD OF ICE

In the Alabaster Icelands, head to the Avalanche Slopes and look for a hole in the ground. In a cave with an Alpha Frosslass, find the Unown O behind a pillar.

UnownO

Unown P

Hint: AMONG FLOWERS AT THE SPRING WHERE FAIRIES DWELL

Head to the Fabeled Spring in Coronet Highlands, check in the flowers next to the river with Basculin.

UnownP

Unown Q

Hint: TWIN TREES AT THE SPRING BY THE SEA

In the Cobalt Coastlands, check right next to the entrance to Turnback Cave.

UnownQ

Unknown R

Hint: BY THE GRAVE UPON THE CAPE

In Cobalt Coastlands check the rocks behind the grave at the end of Veilsone Cape.

UnownR

Unown S

Hint: WHERE STICK AND LOG DAM THE RIVER

In the Obsidian Fieldlands, check the dam next to the Alpha Bibarel.

UnownS

Unown T

Hint: GAZE DOWN FROM ATOP THE GREATEST GLACIAL LEGACY

Near Avalugg’s Legacy in the Alabaster Icelands, check one of the smaller pillars around the center.

UnownT

Unown U

Hint: THE UNUSUAL STONE STARING OUT ACROSS THE SNOWFIELDS

In the Alabaster Icelands, check behind the statue at the top of the waterfall in Heart's Crag.

UnownU

Unown V

Hint: A WITHERED TREE IN THE SPRAWLING RED SWAMP

In the Scarlet Bog in the Crimsom Mirelands, look for a small tree near where Hippowdon spawns.

UnownV

Unown W

Hint: THE LEFT EYE ATOP THE VILLAGE

In Jubilife Village, look at the main building from the training camp side,the Unown is on the Magikarp’s eye.

UnownW

Unown X

Hint: SCALE THE GRANDTREE

In the Obsidian Fieldlands, climb the Grand Tree above where you fought Kleavor.

UnownX

Unown Y

Hint: SCALE THE FROZEN FALLS

In the Alabaster Icelands, check the frozen waterfall near Icebound Falls.

UnownY

Unown Z

Hint: A TIMEWORN SHIP ON A SANDY SHORE

In the Cobalt Coastlands, check the top of the ship next to the camp.

UnownZ

Unown !

Hint: A DEAD TREE BY THE HOT SPRING

In the Alabaster Icelands, look to the top of a dead tree near the hot springs.

Unown!

Unown ?

Hint: WHERE THINGS HANG TO DRY AT LIVING QUARTERS

Behind your living quarters in Jubilife City.

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And that’s it! You’ve found every Unown! Congratulations! Now you just have to capture over 260 more Pokémon and you’ll have them all. Want to know where to find them? Check out our complete PokéDex here.


This article is part of our Pokémon Legends: Arceus walkthrough and guide series. You can find every Pokémon in the game using our Complete Hisui Pokédex List And Pokémon Locations guide, or hunt for specific hard-to-catch Pokémon with our individual guides, including Every Alpha Pokémon (with Maps), Every Rare Space-Time Distortion Pokémon, Where To Find Every Unown, Where To Find The Other Starters, Where To Find The Sinnoh Starters, How To Catch Darkrai, How To Catch Shaymin, Where To Find Hisuian Zorua, Where To Find Hisuian Growlithe, Where To Find Hisuian Electrode, How To Get Sneasler, How To Get Wyrdeer, How To Get Alolan Vulpix, How To Get Kleavor, How To Catch Tornadus, Thundurus and Landorus, How To Get Every Eeveelution, How To Catch The New 'Secret' Legendary, and (of course) How To Catch Arceus.

Elsewhere we've got starter guides with answers to simple questions like "How Do You Break Cracked Rocks?" and "How Long Is Pokémon Legends: Arceus?", plus tips on How To Swap Pokémon, How To Turn On Gyro Controls, or where to find specific items and make the most of your resources, including How To Increase Your Bag Size And Carry More Items and Where To Buy Every Evolution Item, Plus A Complete Price List. We also have our Ginkgo Guild Item List And Prices guide and cover How To Get Shiny Pokémon and how to access and complete various side quests and missions, such as The Sea Legend, the Eerie Apparitions In The Night Mission Guide - Maps With Every Wisp Location, and How To Defeat Volo, as well as a 'Snow-White Vulpix In The Snow' Map.

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And finally, Where to Buy Pokémon Legends: Arceus on Nintendo Switch, if for some reason you haven't yet picked up the game!