Volcarona Walkthrough: How to Get All Stars | New Pokemon Snap (Switch)

Volcarona Walkthrough
This is a guide to Volcarona'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 Volcarona, and how to get a diamond star rating!

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Where to Find Volcarona

Photodex No. 154
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Type 1 Type 2
Pokemon Bug Image Pokemon Fire Image

Levels Volcarona Appears In

Volcano (Illumina Spot) Lv. 1 Volcano (Illumina Spot) Lv. 2
Volcano (Illumina Spot) Lv. 3

Photodex Entry for Volcarona

1★ Photo Example 2★ Photo Example
1 Star PhotoEnlarge 1★ (Nice and calm) 2 Star PhotoEnlarge 2★ (Happy vibes)
3★ Photo Example 4★ Photo Example
3 Star PhotoEnlarge 3★ (A bit unusual!) 4 Star PhotoEnlarge 4★ (The power of fire)

1~4 ★ Photos taken by the Game8 Walkthrough Team

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How to Take Volcarona's Photo

1. Throw Fluffruits to Remove the Fire

New Pokemon Snap - Throw Fluffruits to Remove the Flame
To take a photo of Volcanora, you need to throw a Fluffruit at it first to get rid of the fire. Aim slightly high to throw the fruit at a long distance.

The two Volcanora may sometimes stop in front of the Neo-One, giving you an opportunity to throw the fruit at close range.

2. Throw Illumina Orbs

New Pokemon Snap - Volcanora Location Step 2
After removing the fire, throw an Illumina Orb at Volcanora to reveal the glowing patterns on its wings.

How to Get All Stars for Volcarona

How to Take Volcarona 1 Star Photo

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Caption Name Nice and calm

A Close-up Shot

Taking a 1 Star Photo of Volcanora requires some extra steps. First, you need to throw Fluffruits at it to remove the fire and then throw Illumina Orbs to reveal its glowing patterns.

Take a close-up photo of Volcanora to achieve 1 Star. You can get this photo even if the Pokemon is not in its illuminated state.

How to Take Volcarona 2 Star Photo

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Caption Name Happy vibes

Showing Off

Taking a 2 Star Photo of Volcanora requires some extra steps. First, you need to throw Fluffruits at it to remove the fire and then throw Illumina Orbs to reveal its glowing patterns.

Take a photo of Volcanora showing off its wings near the cave's exit to achieve 2 Star.

How to Take Volcarona 3 Star Photo

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Caption Name A bit unusual!

Spinning Attack

For this photo, we recommend setting your camera to Burst Mode.

Set the Research Level to 2 and start the course. Throw a Fluffruit at the Volcarona on the left to ascend towards the alternate route.

As the Neo-One climbs up, wait for Volcarona to spin across the room. Take a photo of it while spinning across the area to get the 3 Star Photo. You can also get this photo even if the Pokemon is surrounded by the flames.

How to Take Volcarona 4 Star Photo

Volcarona 4 Star PhotoEnlarge
Caption Name The power of fire

Fire Dance

Taking a 4 Star photo of Volcarona requires a few steps to do. See the table below to learn how to get Volcarona's 4 Star Photo!

1 New Pokemon Snap - Volcarona 4 Star Step 1Enlarge
Start Volcano (Illumina Spot) at Research Level 2 and wait for the two Volcarona to arrive. Throw a Fluffruit at the one on the left to head to the alternate route.

If done correctly, one of the Volcarona will fly near the Monferno at the cliffside and the Neo-One will ascend towards the alternate route.
2 New Pokemon Snap - Volcarona 4 Star Step 2Enlarge
Once you head towards the original route, start throwing Fluffruits and Illumina Orbs at the two Volcarona for them to enter in an illuminated state.
3 New Pokemon Snap - Volcarona 4 Star Step 3Enlarge
Wait for the two Pokemon to dance around near the exit.
4 New Pokemon Snap - Volcarona 4 Star Step 4Enlarge
Find the last Crystabloom at this point and throw an Illumina Orb at it. Wait for the two Volcarona to fly near the flower.
5 New Pokemon Snap - Volcarona 4 Star Step 5Enlarge
When done correctly, one of the Volcarona will perform a fire dance while in its illuminated state. Take a photo of it to achieve 4 Star.

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