Chinchou Locations and How to Get All Stars | New Pokemon Snap (Switch)

This is a guide to Chinchou's Photodex entry in New Pokemon Snap (Pokemon Snap 2) for the Nintendo Switch. Here you can find out how to take one star, two star, three star, and four star photos for Chinchou, and how to get a diamond star rating!

Where to Find Chinchou

Photodex No. 116
ChinchouChinchou
Type 1 Type 2
Pokemon Water Image Pokemon Electric Image

Levels Chinchou Appears In

Undersea Lv. 2 Undersea Lv. 3

Photodex Entry for Chinchou

1★ Photo Example 2★ Photo Example
1 Star Photo 1★ (Nice and calm) 2 Star Photo 2★ (Nighty night)
3★ Photo Example 4★ Photo Example
3 Star Photo 3★ (You don't see this everyday) 4 Star Photo 4★ (You don't see this every day)

1~4 ★ Photos taken by the Game8 Walkthrough Team

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How to Get All Stars for Chinchou

How to Take Chinchou 1 Star Photo

Caption Name Nice and calm

Resting Chinchou

On research level 3 of Undersea, take the route through the undersea cave. After entering the route and descending a bit, you'll see a few Chinchou individually resting in small holes that line the wall. Simply snap a close-up photo of one of these Chinchou for a 1 Star photo!

How to Take Chinchou 2 Star Photo

Caption Name Nighty night

Hypnotized by Inkay

Start Undersea at Research Level 3 and take the first alternate route. Zoom in on the first Chinchou to slow down the Neo-One and wait for the Inkay to appear in front of it and perform a hypnotizing attack.

Take a photo of Chinchou while it is being hypnotized by Inkay to get its 2 Star Photo.

How to Take Chinchou 3 Star Photo

Caption Name You don't see this everyday

Hit by an Illumina Orb

To get Chinchou's 3 Star Photo, you need to start Undersea at Research Level 3 and take the two alternate routes leading to Lugia's lair.

Inside the lair, look to your left to find a Chinchou and a Lanturn. Throw an Illumina Orb at the Chinchou to wake it up. Take a photo of it reacting to the Illumina Orb to get its 3 Star Photo.

How to Take Chinchou 4 Star Photo

Caption Name You don't see this every day

A Sunlit Cave

To take a 4 Star photo of Chinchou, you need to follow the steps to completing the A Sunlit Cave request and capture a photo of the group of Chinchou gathered near the Crystabloom.

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