How to find Unown in Pokemon Legends Arceus

How to find Unown in Pokemon Legends Arceus
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Dave McAdam

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7th Feb 2022 17:42

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Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations have plenty of players scratching their heads. Pokemon Legends Arceus features all of the Unown Pokemon, hidden throughout the Hisui region. The Unown are not aggressive and will not battle or run from you, they simply wait to be caught. Here is everything you need to know about the Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations.

Unown in Jubilife Village

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Map of Unown locations in Jubilife Village
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Here are all the Unown that can be found in Jubilife Village.

Question Mark (?) Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Question mark location
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The question mark Unown can be found behind your quarters, hanging from a washing line.

W Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: W Unown on top of Galaxy Hall
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The W Unown can be found on the roof of Galaxy Hall. Go inside and up to the Commander’s Office. Leave through the door to the roof, then go around the office to the other end of the roof. The W Unown will be attached to the eye of a fish statue.

H Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Unown H on Jubilife gate
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The H Unown is found at the gate to the village. Coming from Prelude Beach, look up while walking in to see the H Unown above the gate.

Unown in Obsidian Fieldlands

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Map of Unown locations in Obsidian Fieldlands
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Here are all the Unown that can be found in the Obsidian Fieldlands.

I Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Finding the I Unown at Lake Acuity
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The I Unown can be found on the island in Lake Verity. It is between two flowers on the opposite side of the cave entrance.

S Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: S Unown at Tidewater Dam
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The S Unown is found at the Tidewater Dam. Check the western side to find it among the sticks and logs.

X Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: X Unown on the Grandtree
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The X Unown is found in Grandtree Arena, where you fought Kleavor. Climb the tree with Sneasler to find the X Unown on the end of a branch.

G Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: G Unown at Obsidian Falls
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The G Unown is found at the top of Obsidian Falls. Above the source of the water, the Unown is attached to the rock face.

E Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Finding E Unown at Grueling Cove
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The E Unown can be found in Grueling Cove. Head out to the little island in the lake, the Unown is hanging from the side of the tree.

Unown in Crimson Mirelands

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: map of Crimson Mirelands
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Here are all the Unown that are found in the Crimson Mirelands.

D Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Finding D Unown at the campsite
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The D Unown is found north of the starting camp. At the campsite where you first encountered the Miss Fortune Bandits, the D Unown will be found sitting on a stump.

A Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: A Unown at Diamond Settlement
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The A Unown is in the Diamond Settlement. Check the back of the tent on the northeast side of the camp to find the A Unown near the top.

K Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Unown K
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The K Unown is north of the Diamond Settlement. Head up the cliffs directly north to find several stacks of rocks. The K Unown is on the stack closest to the cliff.

V Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: V Unown in Scarlet Bog
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The V Unown is found in the Scarlet Bog. In the water just west of the centre of the bog there is a tree. The V Unown is hanging from this tree.

Unown in Cobalt Coastlands

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: map of Unown locations in Cobalt Coastlands
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Here are all the Unown that can be found in the Cobalt Coastlands.

Z Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Z Unown on a ship
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The Z Unown is found in the south of the map, west of the Coastlands Camp. Follow the north coast from the camp until you come to a wrecked ship. The Z Unown is hanging on to the mast of the ship.

N Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: N Unown on sea arch
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The N Unown is northeast of the Coastlands Camp. It is attached to the arch out in the sea. Head out to the arch and check the eastern side of the more eastern section of the arch. The N Unown is attached to the side of it.

R Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: R Unown on the edge of the cliff
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The R Unown is in a precarious spot at Lunker’s Lair. At the top of the cliff, there are two large rock outcrops. Between the two, just below the edge of the cliff, the R Unown is clinging to the wall.

B Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: B Unown on the side of the volcano
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The B Unown is on Firespit Island. Head to the part of the island where Alpha Ninetales appears. Look to the volcano from there, and you will see the B Unown quite high up on the wall. You will need at least a Feather Ball to catch this one.

Q Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Q Unown on a tree near Turnback Cave
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The Q Unown is found just outside the entrance to Turnback Cave in the northwest of the region. Facing the entrance, look to the left and you will find the Q Unown up in a tree.

Unown in Coronet Highlands

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Map of Coronet Highlands Unown locations
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Here are all the Unown that can be found in the Coronet Highlands.

L Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Finding Unown L in Wayward Cave
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The L Unown is found in the Wayward Cave. Head into the cave from the southern entrance. Follow the torches, and when you reach the fourth torch look to your left. You should see a large breakable rock. Smash it with a Pokemon, then follow that path. At the end of this cave, you will find the L Unown hanging high up on the wall.

F Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: F Unown on top of a rock
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For the F Unown, you want to get Sneasler ready. Head to the lava pools area above the Ancient Quarry and climb the tallest peak of rock on the southern edge. The F Unown is near the top of the rocks, you can either climb near it or catch it from the ground with a Feather Ball.

J Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: J Unown in Ancient Quarry
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The J Unown is below the F Unown, inside the Ancient Quarry. Enter the Ancient Quarry from the Sonorous Path side and go about halfway through. Where the floor is lowest and there are several Bronzor around you, look up to the left to find Unown J in a little gap. Hit it with a Feather Ball to catch the J Unown.

P Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: P Unown in flowers
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Way over in the southwest of the map, the P Unown can be found in the Fabled Spring. Find an area of flowers growing with many Clelfairies around. The P Unown is found hiding among the flowers.

C Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: C Unown on top of ruins
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The C Unown is found in the western part of the Celestica Ruins. Just west of the Dialga and Palkia statues, the C Unown is on top of one of the pillars on the north side of the path. This one is easiest spotted while flying with Braviary.

Unown in Alabaster Icelands

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: map of alabaster icelands unown locations
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Here are all the Unown locations in Alabaster Icelands.

Y Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Y Unown on Icebound Falls
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The Y Unown is found on the Icebound Falls, just west of camp. It is about halfway up the icefall, where the cliff meets it. Check here to find the Y Unown.

O Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: O Unown in Ice Column Chamber
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The O Unown is in the Ice Column Chamber. This is an underground cave west of the Y Unown’s location. Check the map above to see the location of the cave entrance, which is just east of Avalanche Slopes on the map. Head down into the cave then head south. When you enter a large chamber with an Alpha Froslass, check the ice column on the eastern side of the room. The O Unown is attached high up on the pillar.

Exclamation Mark (!) Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Exclamation Unown on a tree
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The Exclamation Unown is found at the base of Snowfall Hot Spring, just north of Icepeak Arena. There you will find trees around a small pond. Check the tops of the trees on the west side of the pond, you will find the Exclamation Unown hanging from the top of one of the trees.

T Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: T Unown on a large ice rock
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For the T Unown, head to Avalugg’s Legacy. There are several smaller rocks around the main structure. You will find the T Unown on top of one of these rocks on the northwest side of Avalugg’s Legacy. You will need Braviary or Sneasler to get onto the rock.

U Unown

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: U Unown on rock above Heart's Cragg
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The U Unown is near Heart’s Cragg. On the eastern edge of the map, on the cliff above the lake at Heart’s Cragg, there is a rocky outcrop. Use Braviary to fly to the top of this outcrop, and you will find the U Unown on the back of the large rock sticking up.

That is where you can find all of the Unown in the game, and you need to find them all in order to complete the Unown Pokedex entry. It will also cause more Unown to spawn in the Solaceon Ruins in the Crimson Mirelands, including alpha and shiny versions.

To solve another mystery in Hisui, check out Pokemon Legends Arceus The Sea’s Legend: How To Catch Phione and Manaphy!

Translating the hints for finding Unown in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Pokemon Legends Arceus Unown Locations: Pokedex entries for Unown
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Early on, you will be given a series of hints in your Pokedex as to where you will find all 28 Unown. These can be a bit tricky to decipher as they are written out using Unown, so here are the hints in plain text.

  • A: Within the settlement where time rules
  • B: Turn your eyes up at the volcanic island
  • C: Look to the ruined pillars of Celestica
  • D: Among the stumps and campfire ashes in fields of gold
  • E: A lone tree in a pond in the grove
  • F: A stony outcrop over pools of mud on a mighty mountain
  • G: Atop a waterfall of obsidian
  • H: A village gateway
  • I: The lake island where emotion resides
  • J: A nook within a quarry
  • K: Where stones pile high amid fogbound ruins
  • L: An impasse in a cave adorned by twin falls
  • M: A tree felled on sludge
  • N: Two horns rising from the sea
  • O: Three pillars in a world of ice
  • P: Among the flowers at the spring where fairies dwell
  • Q: twin trees at the spring by the sea
  • R: By the grave upon the cape
  • S: Where stick and log dam river
  • T: Gaze down from atop the greatest glacial legacy
  • U: The unusual stone staring out across the snowfields
  • V: A withered tree in the sprawling red swamp
  • W: The left eye atop the village
  • X: Scale the grand tree
  • Y: Scale the frozen falls
  • Z: A timeworn ship on a sandy shore
  • !: A dead tree by the hot spring
  • ?: Where things hang to dry at living quarters
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