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New Pokemon Snap - Volcano Walkthrough: List of Pokemon and How to Unlock
This guide will cover all of the Pokemon that can be found in Volcano of Fireflow Volcano in New Pokemon Snap (Pokemon Snap 2) for the Nintendo Switch, as well as how to unlock the level. Locations for all Pokemon in Volcano, as well as alternate routes, requests, crystabloom and ancient ruins locations can be found here!

Volcano Map and How to Unlock

How to Unlock Unlocked after reaching Research Level 2 in Sands (Night) and in Undersea.

Expedition Points Per Level

Lv. 1→Lv. 2 30,000
Lv. 2→Lv. 3 60,000
Lv. 3→Max Lv. 70,000

Volcano List of Pokemon

List of Pokemon

Pokemon
Minimum Research Level
New Pokemon Snap AltariaAltaria
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap LuxrayLuxray
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap MonfernoMonferno
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap AerodactylAerodactyl
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap TyrantrumTyrantrum
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap GravelerGraveler
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap ArcheopsArcheops
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap SlugmaSlugma
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap CharmanderCharmander
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap ShinxShinx
Lv. 2
New Pokemon Snap TalonflameTalonflame
Lv. 2
New Pokemon Snap TorkoalTorkoal
Lv. 2
New Pokemon Snap TyphlosionTyphlosion
Lv. 2
New Pokemon Snap Ho-OhHo-Oh
Lv. 2
New Pokemon Snap VivillonVivillon
Lv. 3
New Pokemon Snap CharizardCharizard
Lv. 3
New Pokemon Snap FlareonFlareon
Lv. 3

How to Raise Your Research Level

Pokemon Locations

Pokemon Where to Find
Minimum Research Level 1
New Pokemon Snap AltariaAltaria
  • As soon as the course starts, Altaria may be found right behind you and flying in the hot spring to your left.

  • As you move past the hot springs, more Altaria can be found to your right, just before a Tyrantrum rushes out.
New Pokemon Snap LuxrayLuxray
  • As the course starts, a pair of Luxray will approach the hot spring, scaring away some Altaria.

  • As you enter the volcano, another Luxray may be found in it taking a nap. On higher research levels it may be awake monitoring the area.

  • From Research Level 2, Luxray may be found on one of the ledges above the exit of the alternate path.

  • From Research Level 3, if the Shinx is reunited with Luxray, throw a Fluffruit at the Tyrantrum chasing after the Archeops past the hot springs. Tyrantrum will redirect it's outrage at you, but Luxray will intervene, with Shinx close by.
New Pokemon Snap ArcheopsArcheops
  • May be found flying above the hot spring area.

  • May be spotted in the distance to the left of the entrance of the volcano.

  • May be found loitering right by the entrance of the volcano.

  • May also be found as you enter the lava chamber of the volcano.

  • From Research Level 3, Archeops may also be found flying in the final chamber of the alternate path.
New Pokemon Snap MonfernoMonferno
  • As you descend from the hot springs and move on the path to the volcano, a Monferno will jump down from above.

  • Several may be found taunting a Tyrantrum right by the entrance of the volcano.

  • Another Monferno is found immediately to your right as you enter the volcano.

  • From Research Level 2, when taking the alternate path, a Monferno can be seen jumping across the top of a volcano.

  • From Research Level 3, Monferno may also be found playing with Torkoal in the lava chamber on the main path.

  • From Research Level 3, Monferno may also be found climbing the walls on the final chamber of the alternate path.
New Pokemon Snap AerodactylAerodactyl
  • May be found flying overhead outside of the Volcano.

  • From Research Level 2, another may be found flying inside the volcano, right as you enter.

  • From Research Level 2, another may be found flying in the final chamber of the alternate path.
New Pokemon Snap TyrantrumTyrantrum
  • A Tyrantrum may be found rushing out of the Volcano right before you enter it.

  • From Research Level 2, more Tyrantrum can be spotted sleeping inside the first chamber of the volcano.

  • From Research Level 3 another Tyrantrum can be found in the lava chamber along the main path.
New Pokemon Snap GravelerGraveler
  • May be found on the sides of the inside of the Volcano.

  • From Research Level 2 several Graveler will roll in from behind you as you descend from the hot springs.

  • From Research Level 2, may be found hanging near the lip of an overhead opening above some molten rock.

  • From Research Level 2 may be found in the blue lava chamber of the alternate path.

  • From Research Level 3 may be found in the lava chamber on the main path.
New Pokemon Snap SlugmaSlugma
  • Though a bit hard to spot, several may be found in the lava chamber on the main path. Some might even be in the lava.

  • From Research Level 2 more Slugma may be found in the blue lava room in the alternate path.

  • From Research Level 2 Slugma may be found in the lava of the final chamber of the alternate path.
New Pokemon Snap CharmanderCharmander
  • Can be found playing in the lava chamber on the main path.

  • From Research Level 2, Charmander may be found playing nearby the Crystabloom outside of the entrance to the volcano.

  • From Research Level 2, Charmander may be found playing on molten rock just before the blue lava room in the alternate path.

  • From Research Level 2 more Charmander may be found in the blue lava room in the alternate path.

  • From Research Level 3 a Charmander may be found to your right as soon as you start the course.
Minimum Research Level 2
New Pokemon Snap ShinxShinx
  • Can be found near the start of the course by the hot springs.

  • Can be found in the blue lava room on the alternate path after waking a nearby Flareon.

  • From Research Level 3, a Shinx may be found in the first chamber of the volcano.

  • From Research Level 3, a lost Shinx may be reunited with it's Luxray at the start of the course as part of the Little Lost Shinx request. Reuniting these two will allow for more Shinx appearances later on in the course.

  • From Research Level 3, if the Shinx is reunited with Luxray, throw a Fluffruit at the Tyrantrum chasing after the Archeops past the hot springs. Tyrantrum will redirect it's outrage at you, but Luxray will intervene, with Shinx close by.

  • From Research Level 3, if the Shinx is reunited with Luxray, Shinx may reappear at the end of the alternate path, climbing the ledges upwards with Luxray.
New Pokemon Snap TalonflameTalonflame
  • Will fly in from your right near the start of the course.

  • Can be spotted at a distance near the first Crystabloom.

  • From Research Level 3, a Talonflame may also be found perched on the inside of the first chamber of the volcano.
New Pokemon Snap TorkoalTorkoal
  • May be found in the blue lava room.

  • From Research Level 3, may also be found in the last chamber of the main path.
New Pokemon Snap TyphlosionTyphlosion
  • May be found near the end of the course on the alternate path.

  • From Research Level 3, Typhlosion may also be found on top of the rocks overlooking the hot spring.If you throw a Fluffruit and an Illumina Orb at it, he will reappear on the other side.

  • From Research Level 3, if you were able to hit it with a Fluffruit and Illumina Orb while overlooking the hot springs, he will reappear on the other side overlooking the path to the volcano.
New Pokemon Snap Ho-OhHo-Oh
Postgame Only
  • Ho-Oh spawns in randomly on 3 different points in the sky when the level starts, if Ho-oh doesn't appear where you want him to, you may just retry the course. The first part he is visible from is from a view to the right of the course as soon as it starts.

  • The second place Ho-oh may spawn in from is past the hot springs. Look behind you and keep an eye on the right hand side of the sky. Ho-oh may be seen flying in from this direction.

  • The final place Ho-oh may spawn in from is from a view between the second Crystabloom and the nearby rocks.

  • When taking the alternate path, there are three spots where Rainbow Feathers may be found. The three Rainbow feathers can be found on a wall to your left before you enter the blue lava room, beneath a Torkoal to the right in the blue lava room, and near a central pillar in the blue lava room. You'll want to illuminate all three so that Ho-oh will appear in the final chamber of the alternate path.

  • From Research Level 3, Ho-oh may also be found flying above the view visible from before the blue lava room.
Minimum Research Level 3
New Pokemon Snap FlareonFlareon
  • May be found in the blue lava room.

  • May be found on the ledges above the final chamber of the alternate path.

  • May be found in the final chamber of the main path.
New Pokemon Snap CharizardCharizard
  • May be found in the final chamber of the main path.

  • In the room before the blue lava room, throw Illumina orbs at the two Charmander on the molten rock, before throwing a Fluffruit at a Graveler overhead. When the Graveler drops a Charizard appears.

  • You'll find three Charmander outside of the volcano that need to be illuminated to let the Charizard appear in the final chamber of the alternate path. The three Charmander can be found: to your right as the course starts, next to the second Crystabloom, and right above the entrance to the volcano. If you do this, repeat the steps on how to reveal the Charizard before the blue lava room, then the Charizard will fly towards the final chamber.
New Pokemon Snap VivillonVivillon
  • High Plains pattern Viviilon may be spotted overhead after throwing an Illumina Orb at the Luxray in the final chamber of the alternate path. You may also opt to feed the Typhlosion in this room, and as they run off, the Vivillon will enter the chamber from the Ancient Ruins.

Volcano Alternate Routes

Alternate Route 1 - Inside the Volcano

New Pokemon Snap - Volcano Alternate Route 1

Research Level Lv. 3

At Research Level 3, you have the option to choose between the two routes found at Research Level 1 and 2. Run a scan to take the path on the right.

Volcano Requests

Request Name How to Clear
The Singing DragonThe Singing Dragon
Research Lv. 2
Play the Melody to make the flock of Altaria come out.
Reward:
Effect 10
The Singing Dragon Walkthrough
Little Lost ShinxLittle Lost Shinx
Research Lv. 3
Reunite Shinx with Luxray by luring it with Fluffruit.
Little Lost Shinx Walkthrough
Luxray VisionLuxray Vision
Research Lv. 3
Make Luxray's eyes glow yellow.
Luxray Vision Walkthrough
A Skilled HunterA Skilled Hunter
Research Lv. 2
Capture a photo of Talonflame snatching Fluffruit off the ground.
Reward:
Mouth 4
A Skilled Hunter Walkthrough
A Goofy PoseA Goofy Pose
Research Lv. 1
Get Monferno to stick its rear out at Tyrantrum.
A Goofy Pose Walkthrough
Rest Your WingsRest Your Wings
Research Lv. 2 or higher
Capture a photo of Aerodactly eating a Fluffruit.
Reward:
Sparkles 4
Rest Your Wings Walkthrough
A Quaking VolcanoA Quaking Volcano
Research Lv. 3
Take a photo of Tyrantrum as it rams its head against the cave wall.
Reward:
Effect 15
A Quaking Volcano Walkthrough
When Graveler Shows Its HandWhen Graveler Shows Its Hand
Research Lv. 1
After letting three specific Graveler fall from the sides of the Volcano, feed the Graveler at the center a Fluffruit. He will use his inner arms to munch on the fluffruit.
Reward:
Effect 13
When Graveler Shows Its Hand Walkthrough
Archeops at EaseArcheops at Ease
Research Lv. 1 and 2
Capture a photo of Archeops eating a Fluffruit.
Archeops at Ease Walkthrough
Climbing the LavafallClimbing the Lavafall
Research Lv. 1 and 3
Capture a photo of Slugma climbing up a lavafall.
Climbing the Lavafall Walkthrough
So Excited!So Excited!
Research Lv. 3
Use an Illumina Orb to make Torkoal stand on its hind legs.
Reward:
Rita (Surprised)
So Excited! Walkthrough
Volcanic Hide-and-SeekVolcanic Hide-and-Seek
Research Lv. 3
Snap a photo of Charmander jumping in celebration after summoning Charizard.
Volcanic Hide-and-Seek Walkthrough
Red-Hot EnergyRed-Hot Energy
Research Lv. 2 or higher
Capture a photo of Charizard as it bursts through the lava pit.
Reward:
Monitor: Professor Mirror
Red-Hot Energy Walkthrough
Typhlosion ExplosionTyphlosion Explosion
Research Lv. 3
Get Typhlosion to explode while fighting Aerodactyl.
Typhlosion Explosion Walkthrough
3 000-Degree Flames3,000-Degree Flames
Research Lv. 3
Take the right path through the volcano. Make the Flareon come to the center by throwing a fluffruit at one or an illumina orb at the crystabloom, then feed it a fluffruit. After it eats it, give it another one, and snap a picture of it using Flamethrower on the fruit.
3,000-Degree Flames Walkthrough
A Slice of RainbowA Slice of Rainbow
Research Lv. 3
Capture a photo of Ho-Oh passing by the area.
Reward:
Todd (Heart-Eyes)
A Slice of Rainbow Walkthrough

LenTalk Guide and List of Requests

Volcano Crystablooms

Crystabloom Where to Find
Crystabloom 1 As you go down past the hot springs, a Crystabloom can be spotted in the distance to your left.
Crystabloom 2 Just opposite Crystabloom 1, another Crystabloom can be found in an elevated spot between rock crevices.
Crystabloom 3 When entering the lava chamber on the main path, this Crystabloom can be found above an overhang with the lavafall.
Crystabloom 4 On the alternate path, this crystabloom can be found behind a pillar in the blue lava chamber.

Volcano Ancient Ruins

New Pokemon Snap - Volcano Ancient Ruins
Start this course at Research Level 2. Proceed through the level and find the ancient ruins at the end of the course.

All Ancient Ruin Locations

New Pokemon Snap Levels

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List of All Levels

Florio Nature Park
Park (Day) Park (Night) Illumina Spot
Founja Jungle
Jungle (Day) Jungle (Night)
Sweltering Sands
Sands (Day) Sands (Night)
Blushing Beach
Beach (Day) Beach (Night)
Maricopia Reef
Reef (Day) Reef (Evening)
Lental Seafloor
Undersea Illumina Spot
Fireflow Volcano
Volcano Illumina Spot
Elsewhere Forest
Forest Illumina Spot
Research Camp
Research Camp
Shiver Snowfields
Snowfields (Day) Snowfields (Night)
Outaway Cave
Cave Illumina Spot
Ruins of Remembrance
Ruins Illumina Spot
Secret Side Path
Side Path (Day) Side Path (Night)
Mightywide River
River (Day) River (Night)
Barren Badlands
Badlands (Day) Badlands (Night)

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