How to Clear Off to a Flying Startle Request Walkthrough | New Pokemon Snap (Switch)

This is a guide to completing Off to a Flying Startle, a request in New Pokemon Snap (Pokemon Snap 2) for the Nintendo Switch. Here you can find what kind of photo you need, and how to take it, in order to clear Off to a Flying Startle, as well as the reward!

Off to a Flying Startle Map and Request Information

General Info

Course Park (Day) Lv. 1 or higher
Target Pokemon New Pokemon Snap TaillowTaillow
Quest Giver Rita
How to Unlock ・After completing your first request
Request Text ・“I tried to get a photo of Taillow midflight, but I guess I must've startled them! I wish I could've gotten a nicer shot...”

Course and Map Information

Off to a Flying Startle Map.jpg
Park (Day) Walkthrough: List of Pokemon and How to Unlock

How to Clear Off to a Flying Startle

Look around the Lake

Taillow on the Ground.jpg

Several Taillow can be found around the area of the lake. Occasionally, a few Pokemon will come in and startle them off the ground.

Take a Photo of Taillow Mid-Flight

Taillow Scared Off by Pidgeot.jpg

Take a Photo of Taillow while it is flying in the air. You can easily do this by capturing the moment it starts to take off or right before it lands.

Reward for Clearing Off to a Flying Startle

No Reward

There are no obtainable rewards for completing this request.

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Swanna-be Dam, Sweet Dam Off to a Flying Startle
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3 Anonymousabout 21 hours

Funnily enough the steps described below are outlined in the What’s up with Wurmple guide.

2 Wrong Answer3 days

>>1 Thank you! I was trying this for like 10 runs and couldn't work out what i was doing wrong. You have to take a picture of the Taillow needed for the whats up with wurmple request. Before they change direction they'll do a little stop in mid air, which is when you take the picture.

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