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Unown J (Wizards Promo 38)

Unown J J LV.14
アンノーン [J] Unknown [J]
Illus. Hideki Kazama
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Unown J
Type Psychic
Hit Points 40
retreat cost
English expansion Wizards Black Star Promos
English card no. 38
Japanese expansion Unnumbered Promotional cards
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Unown.

Unown [J] (Japanese: アンノーン [J] Unknown [J]) is a Psychic-type Basic Pokémon card. It is one of the Wizards Black Star Promos.


Card text

You may have up to 4 Basic Pokémon cards in your deck with Unown in their names.
Pokémon Power:
JOIN [Join]
Once during your turn (before your attack), if you have Unown [J], Unown [O], Unown [I], and Unown [N] on your Bench, you may search your deck for a Basic Pokémon or Evolution card. Show that card to your opponent, then put it into your hand. Shuffle your deck afterward.
Psychic Hidden Power

Pokédex data

Unown - Symbol Pokémon
No. Height Weight
201 1'8" (0.5 m) 11 lbs. (5 kg)
Pokédex entry
Their shapes look like hieroglyphs on ancient tablets. It is said the two are somehow related.

Release information

In Japan, this card was available as an insert with Volume 8 of Pokémon Card Trainers magazine, released in October 2000. The English version of the card was included in the VHS and DVD releases of Spell of the Unown: Entei.


Unown R and J were the only Generation II Unown forms not released in a Neo Series expansion.


"Join" is the word associated with Unown J in the Unown Mode. Hidden Power is a move in the Pokémon games that Unown can learn. This card's English Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Gold, whereas the Japanese entry comes from Pokémon Silver.

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