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New Pokemon Snap - How to Unlock Research Titles

This is a guide on how to unlock all Research Titles in New Pokemon Snap (Pokemon Snap 2) for the Nintendo Switch. Learn how to unlock all Research Titles and become the ultimate Pokemon researcher of the Lental Region!

What are Research Titles?

Unlock Research Titles to 100% the Game!

New Pokemon Snap - Research Title
Research Titles are unlockable achievements in New Pokemon Snap! You unlock research titles by crossing certain milestones or accomplishing tasks in the game, so you can use Research Titles to help track your way towards 100% completing the game. All Research Titles can be viewed in Your Space in the Lab.

Some Research Titles Give You Stickers and Icons

New Pokemon Snap - Research Title Collectible

Each Research Title has a different requirement for you to unlock them. Unlocking a Research Title could even be the unlock condition for other collectibles, such as Stickers and Profile Icons!

How to Unlock All Research Titles

Research

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Research Title Unlock Condition
New Pokemon Snap Photo Program Newbie Image
Photo Program Newbie
Research Florio Nature Park for the first time.
New Pokemon Snap Dam Completed Image
Dam Completed
Discover a route that leads over Bidoof's dam in Florio Nature Park.
Park (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Comfy Bed in the Forest Image
Comfy Bed in the Forest
Discover a route on the Secret Side Path that leads to Snorlax's lair.
Side Path (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Heads Up Image
Heads Up
Discover a route on the Secret Side Path that leads to Torterra's nest.
Side Path (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Lab Explorer Image
Lab Explorer
Discover a research camp that leads into the lab.
Research Camp - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Gentle Wonder Image
Gentle Wonder
Register the Illumina Pokemon Meganium to your Photodex.
Where to register Illumina Pokemon Meganium
New Pokemon Snap Lental Research Team Image
Lental Research Team
Research Belusylva Island for the first time.
New Pokemon Snap Path to the Swamp Image
Path to the Swamp
Discover a route in Founja Jungle that leads to the swamp.
Jungle (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Hindsight Waterfall Image
Hindsight Waterfall
Discover a route in Founja Jungle that leads to the other side of the waterfall.
Jungle (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Moonlit Cave Image
Moonlit Cave
Discover a route on Mightywide River that leads to a cave.
River (Night) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Four Seasons Image
Four Seasons
See all four seasons in Elsewhere Forest.
New Pokemon Snap Mysterious Sunny Spot Image
Mysterious Sunny Spot
Discover a route in Elsewhere Forest that leads to a sunny area.
Forest - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Pinnacle of Beauty Image
Pinnacle of Beauty
Register the Illumina Pokemon Milotic to your Photodex.
Where to register Illumina Pokemon Milotic
New Pokemon Snap Ocean Research Team Image
Ocean Research Team
Research the Maricopia Islands for the first time.
New Pokemon Snap Private Beach Image
Private Beach
Discover a route on Blushing Beach that leads to a hidden beach.
Beach (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Branching Paths on the Sea Image
Branching Paths on the Sea
Discover a route in Maricopia Reef that leads near Wailord's head.
Reef (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Blue Hole Image
Blue Hole
Discover a route in Maricopia Reef that leads to a blue hole.
Reef (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Under the Sea Image
Under the Sea
Discover a route on the Lental Seafloor that leads to an undersea cave.
Undersea - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Seafloor Den Image
Seafloor Den
Discover a route on the Lental Seafloor that leads to Lugia's lair.
Undersea - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Ruler of the Deep Sea Image
Ruler of the Deep Sea
Register the Illumina Pokemon Wishiwashi (School Form) to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Desert Research Team Image
Desert Research Team
Research Voluca Island for the first time.
New Pokemon Snap Oasis Tour Guide Image
Oasis Tour Guide
Research all routes around the oasis in the Sweltering Sands.
Sands (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Riding a Geyser Image
Riding a Geyser
Discover an overhanging route by riding a geyser in the Barren Badlands.
Badlands (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Blue Magma Image
Blue Magma
Discover a route in Fireflow Volcano that leads to a cave with blue lava.
Volcano - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Banquet of Fire Image
Banquet of Fire
Register the Illumina Pokemon Volcarona to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Distant Land Research Team Image
Distant Land Research Team
Research Durice Island for the first time.
New Pokemon Snap Through the Wall of Snow Image
Through the Wall of Snow
Discover a route in the Shiver Snowfields that leads to the other side of the snow wall.
Snowfields (Day) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Icy Cavern Image
Icy Cavern
Discover a route in the Shiver Snowfields that leads to an ice cave.
Snowfields (Night) - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Giant Crystals Image
Giant Crystals
Discover a route in Outaway Cave that leads to giant crystals.
Cave - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Rimstone Image
Rimstone
Discover a route in Outaway Cave that leads to a rimstone formation.
Cave - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Flowers Deep Underground Image
Flowers Deep Underground
Discover a route in Outaway Cave that leads beyond the wall into the cave depths.
Cave - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Underground Guardian Image
Underground Guardian
Register the Illumina Pokemon Steelix to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Accomplished Research Team Image
Accomplished Research Team
Research Aurus Island for the first time.
New Pokemon Snap Elevator of Light Image
Elevator of Light
Discover the path of light in the Ruins of Remembrance that leads above ground.
Ruins - Branching Routes
New Pokemon Snap Brief Awakening Image
Brief Awakening
Register the Illumina Pokemon Xerneas to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Grand Research Team Image
Grand Research Team
Research all areas in the Lental region.
New Pokemon Snap Fledgling Researcher Image
Fledgling Researcher
Max out your research level on 1 course.
New Pokemon Snap Full-Fledged Researcher Image
Full-Fledged Researcher
Max out your research level on 6 courses.
New Pokemon Snap Veteran Researcher Image
Veteran Researcher
Max out your research level on 12 courses.
New Pokemon Snap Deputy Head Researcher Image
Deputy Head Researcher
Max out your research level on 18 courses.
New Pokemon Snap Head Researcher Image
Head Researcher
Max out your research level on all courses.

Photography

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Research Title Unlock Condition
New Pokemon Snap Camera Fan Image
Camera Fan
Snap a total of 500 photos.
New Pokemon Snap Practice Makes Perfect Image
Practice Makes Perfect
Snap a total of 1,000 photos.
New Pokemon Snap Getting Better All the Time Image
Getting Better All the Time
Snap a total of 1,500 photos.
New Pokemon Snap Camera Hobbyist Image
Camera Hobbyist
Snap a total of 3,000 photos.
New Pokemon Snap Full of Memories Image
Full of Memories
Snap a total of 5,000 photos.
New Pokemon Snap Camera Aficionado Image
Camera Aficionado
Snap a total of 7,000 photos.
New Pokemon Snap One for the History Books Image
One for the History Books
Snap a total of 10,000 photos.
New Pokemon Snap Moment of Calm Image
Moment of Calm
Register a total of 150 photos with a 1★ rating to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Slice of Life Image
Slice of Life
Register a total of 150 photos with a 2★ rating to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Good Observation Image
Good Observation
Register a total of 150 photos with a 3★ rating to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap The Perfect Moment Image
The Perfect Moment
Register a total of 150 photos with a 4★ rating to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Steady Aim Image
Steady Aim
In a single research expedition, snap one 3★ photo each for 10 species of Pokemon.
How to Get 10 3-Star Photos in One Run
New Pokemon Snap Specialist Image
Specialist
In a single research expedition, snap one 4★ photo each for 10 species of Pokemon.
How to Get 10 4-Star Photos in One Run
New Pokemon Snap Gold Collector Image
Gold Collector
Get a total of 100 gold photo evaluations from Professor Mirror.
New Pokemon Snap Diamond Collector Image
Diamond Collector
Get a total of 100 diamond photo evaluations from Professor Mirror.
New Pokemon Snap Sports Photographer Image
Sports Photographer
Show the professor one photo each of 100 species of Pokemon on the move.
New Pokemon Snap Food Photographer Image
Food Photographer
Show the professor one photo each of 100 species of Pokemon eating something.
New Pokemon Snap Joy Photographer Image
Joy Photographer
Show the professor one photo each of 100 species of happy Pokemon.
New Pokemon Snap Scoop Photographer Image
Scoop Photographer
Show the professor one photo each of 100 species of Pokemon doing something interesting.
New Pokemon Snap Sleep Photographer Image
Sleep Photographer
Show the professor one photo each of 50 species of Pokemon sleeping.
New Pokemon Snap Underwater Photographer Image
Underwater Photographer
Show the professor one photo each of 25 species of Pokemon swimming.
New Pokemon Snap Flying Photographer Image
Flying Photographer
Show the professor one photo each of 25 species of Pokemon flying.
New Pokemon Snap Avid Researcher Image
Avid Researcher
Show the professor 30 photos of the same Pokemon.
New Pokemon Snap Where
Where's the Main Subject?
Snap a total of 100 photos without a main subject.

Photodex

Research Title Unlock Condition
New Pokemon Snap Beginner Photographer Image
Beginner Photographer
Register 50 species of Pokemon to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Amateur Photographer Image
Amateur Photographer
Register 100 species of Pokemon to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Professional Photographer Image
Professional Photographer
Register 150 species of Pokemon to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Top-Notch Photographer Image
Top-Notch Photographer
Register 200 species of Pokemon to your Photodex.
New Pokemon Snap Genius Photographer Image
Genius Photographer
Register all Pokemon to your Photodex.
List of Lental Region Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Lental Student Image
Lental Student
Complete the Photodex data for 5 species of Pokemon by registering a photo in each star category from 1★ to 4★.
New Pokemon Snap Lental Research Assistant Image
Lental Research Assistant
Complete the Photodex data for 50 species of Pokemon by registering a photo in each star category from 1★ to 4★.
New Pokemon Snap Lental Scientist Image
Lental Scientist
Complete the Photodex data for 100 species of Pokemon by registering a photo in each star category from 1★ to 4★.
New Pokemon Snap Lental Professor Image
Lental Professor
Complete the Photodex data for 150 species of Pokemon by registering a photo in each star category from 1★ to 4★.
New Pokemon Snap Lental Sage Image
Lental Sage
Completely fill in all the Pokemon data in your Photodex by registering photos in each star category from 1★ to 4★.
New Pokemon Snap Beginner Explorer Image
Beginner Explorer
Complete the research map for 1 course.
New Pokemon Snap Proper Explorer Image
Proper Explorer
Complete the research map for 5 courses.
New Pokemon Snap Famous Explorer Image
Famous Explorer
Complete the research map for 10 courses.
New Pokemon Snap Great Explorer Image
Great Explorer
Complete the research map for all courses.
New Pokemon Snap Trainee Archivist Image
Trainee Archivist
Get a total Photodex score of 500,000 points or more.
New Pokemon Snap Decent Archivist Image
Decent Archivist
Get a total Photodex score of 1,000,000 points or more.
New Pokemon Snap Professional Archivist Image
Professional Archivist
Get a total Photodex score of 1,500,000 points or more.
New Pokemon Snap Famous Archivist Image
Famous Archivist
Get a total Photodex score of 2,000,000 points or more.
New Pokemon Snap Great Archivist Image
Great Archivist
Get a total Photodex score of 3,000,000 points or more.
New Pokemon Snap Normal Collector Image
Normal Collector
Register 20 species of Normal-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Normal-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Fire Collector Image
Fire Collector
Register 10 species of Fire-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Fire-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Water Collector Image
Water Collector
Register 30 species of Water-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Water-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Electric Collector Image
Electric Collector
Register 10 species of Electric-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Electric-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Grass Collector Image
Grass Collector
Register 20 species of Grass-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Grass-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Ice Collector Image
Ice Collector
Register 15 species of Ice-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Ice-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Fighting Collector Image
Fighting Collector
Register 5 species of Fighting-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Fighting-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Poison Collector Image
Poison Collector
Register 10 species of Poison-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Poison-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Ground Collector Image
Ground Collector
Register 15 species of Ground-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Ground-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Flying Collector Image
Flying Collector
Register 30 species of Flying-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Flying-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Psychic Collector Image
Psychic Collector
Register 10 species of Psychic-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Psychic-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Bug Collector Image
Bug Collector
Register 15 species of Bug-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Bug-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Rock Collector Image
Rock Collector
Register 10 species of Rock-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Rock-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Ghost Collector Image
Ghost Collector
Register 10 species of Ghost-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Ghost-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Dragon Collector Image
Dragon Collector
Register 5 species of Dragon-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Dragon-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Dark Collector Image
Dark Collector
Register 10 species of Dark-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Dark-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Steel Collector Image
Steel Collector
Register 3 species of Steel-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Steel-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Fairy Collector Image
Fairy Collector
Register 10 species of Fairy-type Pokemon to your Photodex.
See all Fairy-type Pokemon
New Pokemon Snap Vivillon Collector Image
Vivillon Collector
Get photos of all the Vivillon with different wing patterns.
Where to Find All Vivillon Wing Patterns
New Pokemon Snap Eevee Fanatic Image
Eevee Fanatic
Register photos of Eevee and all its Evolutions to your Photodex.
See where to find Eevee and all its Evolutions
New Pokemon Snap Botanist Image
Botanist
Register all the crystablooms to your Photodex.
See all crystabloom locations
New Pokemon Snap Historian Image
Historian
Register all the ancient ruins to your Photodex.
See all ancient ruins locations

Technique

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Research Title Unlock Condition
New Pokemon Snap Best Shot Image
Best Shot
Get a score of 5,000 points or more on a photo evaluation.
New Pokemon Snap Best Shot Collection Image
Best Shot Collection
Get a score of 4,000 points or more on a photo evaluation 50 times.
New Pokemon Snap Nice Pose Image
Nice Pose
Get a score of 1,000 points or more in the Pose category during a photo evaluation.
New Pokemon Snap Iconic Scenes Image
Iconic Scenes
Get a score of 1,000 points or more in the Pose category 50 times.
New Pokemon Snap As Big as Possible! Image
As Big as Possible!
Get a score of 2,000 or more in the Size category during a photo evaluation.
New Pokemon Snap The Bigger the Better! Image
The Bigger the Better!
Get a score of 2,000 points or more in the Size category 50 times.
New Pokemon Snap Look This Way! Image
Look This Way!
Get a score of 1,000 points or more in the Direction category during a photo evaluation.
New Pokemon Snap The Perfect Angle! Image
The Perfect Angle!
Get a score of 1,000 points or more in the Direction category 50 times.
New Pokemon Snap Smack-Dab in the Middle! Image
Smack-Dab in the Middle!
Get a score of 1,000 points or more in the Placement category during a photo evaluation.
New Pokemon Snap Machinelike Precision Image
Machinelike Precision
Get a score of 1,000 points or more in the Placement category 50 times.
New Pokemon Snap Together with Friends Image
Together with Friends
Get a score of 500 points or more in the Other Pokemon category during a photo evaluation.
New Pokemon Snap A Collection of Friends Image
A Collection of Friends
Get a score of 500 points or more in the Other Pokemon category 50 times.
New Pokemon Snap Keeping Score Image
Keeping Score
Get a total course score of 30,000,000 points or more.
How to Get a High Course Score
New Pokemon Snap High Scorer Image
High Scorer
Get a total course score of 40,000,000 points or more.
New Pokemon Snap Top Ranker Image
Top Ranker
Get a total course score of 50,000,000 points or more.
New Pokemon Snap One of the Best Image
One of the Best
Get a total course score of 60,000,000 points or more.

A Perfect Score
Get a total course score of 70,000,000 points or more.

Actions

Research Title Unlock Condition
New Pokemon Snap Apprentice Detective Image
Apprentice Detective
Use the scan function to analyze 30 research spots.
New Pokemon Snap Assistant Detective Image
Assistant Detective
Use the scan function to analyze 60 research spots.
New Pokemon Snap Great Detective Image
Great Detective
Use the scan function to analyze all research spots.
See all Research Spot Locations
New Pokemon Snap Pokemon Feeder Image
Pokemon Feeder
Feed Pokemon a total of 100 fluffruit.
New Pokemon Snap Pro Pokemon Feeder Image
Pro Pokemon Feeder
Feed Pokemon a total of 500 fluffruit.
New Pokemon Snap Magnificent Pokemon Feeder Image
Magnificent Pokemon Feeder
Feed Pokemon a total of 1,000 fluffruit.
New Pokemon Snap Pokemon Lurer Image
Pokemon Lurer
Get Pokemon to move a total of 6.21 miles by using fluffruit.
New Pokemon Snap Crystabloom Festival Image
Crystabloom Festival
Use Illumina orbs to light up a total of 1,000 crystablooms.

Online

Research Title Unlock Condition
New Pokemon Snap I
I've Started Posting
Post a total of 1 photo online.
New Pokemon Snap Social Media Pro Image
Social Media Pro
Post a total of 50 photos online.
New Pokemon Snap Social Media Master Image
Social Media Master
Post a total of 100 photos online.

Photo Critic
Give out a total of 1,000 Sweet! medals online.
New Pokemon Snap Newbie Poster Image
Newbie Poster
Get a total of 1 Sweet! medal online.
New Pokemon Snap Regular Poster Image
Regular Poster
Get a total of 100 Sweet! medals online.
How to Get Sweet! Medals
New Pokemon Snap Popular Poster Image
Popular Poster
Get a total of 1,000 Sweet! medals online.

Star Poster
Get a total of 100,000 Sweet! medals online.

Influencer
Get a total of 1,000,000 Sweet! medals online.

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Tips and Tricks

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Guides
How to Raise Your Research Level Quickly How to Get a High Star Ranking
All Secrets and Easter Eggs Post Game Contents and 100 Percent Guide
How to Use Auto Select Efficiently How to Unlock Burst Mode
All Ancient Ruin Locations All Crystabloom Locations
Hidden Paths Guide: All Branching Route Locations How to Get Behind the Waterfall
How to Get 10 3-Star Photos in One Run How to Get 10 4-Star Photos in One Run
All Research Spot Locations How to Get a High Course Score
Unlockables
How to Unlock All Research Titles How to Unlock All Profile Icons
How to Unlock All Stickers How to Unlock All Filters
How to Unlock All Frames List of Unlockables
FAQs
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Amiibo Compatibility Are There Shinies? Color Variation Guide
How to Change Your Name How to Speed Up the Neo-One
How to Save Evolutions Guide: How Do Evolutions Work?
What is in the Whirlpool in Maricopia Reef? -
Online Play
How Does Online Play Work? How to Get a High Ranking Online
How to Get Sweet! Medals -
Mechanics and Game Controls
Controls and Best Settings How to Print New Pokemon Snap Photos
Camera Guide: Camera Features and How to Use Photo Editing Mode Guide
How to Change Your Language Settings How to Use Re-Snap

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