This is a guide to finding all Legendary Pokemon in New Pokemon Snap (Pokemon Snap 2) for the Nintendo Switch. Learn where to find all Legendary Pokemon to help you with collecting Research Titles and filling out your Photodex!
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With the exception of Shaymin's appearance in the Park Illumina Spot, Legendary Pokemon will only show up after clearing the main story. After clearing the final Illumina Spot and viewing the credits roll, you can revisit older levels to begin finding Legendaries!
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You can find Mew on Jungle (Night) at the beginning of the course. See the table below to learn how to find Mew!
|1||Enlarge||As soon as you start the course, press the Down arrow on the D-Pad to quickly turn around and play the Melody.|
|2||Enlarge||A pink orb appears!|
|3||Enlarge||Throw a Fluffruit at the orb that appears to take a photo of Mew!|
Celebi appears in the last part of the Forest. There are no particular steps required for it to appear, so you can take its photo once you head to this area.
Ho-Oh sometimes appears in this course in two spots, although it seems to be somewhat random. At the start of the course, look to the right near the Charmander and you may spot Ho-Oh passing by.
You can also find it right after going through the first area and going down the path with the jumping Monferno. Look to the left and up in the air. After a few seconds, you may spot Ho-Oh.
If Ho-Oh doesn't appear in these spots, restart the course and try again.
Jirachi appears near the starting point of the course, as well as inside the Ruins. There are no particular steps required for it to appear, so you can take its photo once you head to these areas.
Manaphy appears in two areas in Reef (Evening) and requires following a few steps for the Pokemon to appear. See the table below to learn how to find Manaphy!
|1||Enlarge||Head to the Branching Route.|
|2||Enlarge||Throw an Illumina Orb at Lapras and play the Melody to let the Pokemon sing.|
|3||Enlarge||Look below Lapras and take a photo of Manaphy!|
|Location||Park (Day) and Park (Illumina Spot)|
Shaymin appears in the flower garden area of Park (Day). This Pokemon may be difficult to find as it blends in with the flowers, so be sure to look closely and you might spot this Legendary Pokemon!
You can also find this Pokemon at Park (Illumina Spot) although it requires a few steps for it to appear in the area.
Diancie appears in a Branching Route in Cave and requires following some steps for the Pokemon to appear. See the table below to learn how to find Diancie!
|1||Enlarge||Head to the first Branching Route leading further underground in the cave.|
|2||Enlarge||Throw an Illumina Orb at the two Carbink and the Mawile.|
|3||Enlarge||Look at the righthand side of the area to find Diancie on a rock.|
Lugia appears in a Branching Route in Undersea and requires following some steps for the Pokemon to appear. See the table below to learn how to find Lugia!
|1||Enlarge||Head to the first Branching Route towards the cave.|
|2||Enlarge||Throw an Illumina Orb at the Lanturn after passing through the cave where Starmie is.|
|3||Enlarge||Turn towards the two Frillish and wait until Wailord appears.|
|4||Enlarge||Throw an Illumina Orb at the Lanturn to rescue it from the two Frillish.|
|5||Enlarge||Follow the Lanturn as it leads you to another Branching Route.|
|6||Enlarge||Take a photo of Lugia sleeping at the end of the route.|
Suicune appears in two Branching Routes and requires following some steps for the Pokemon to appear. See the table below to learn how to find Suicune!
|1||Enlarge||Go beyond the snow wall at the first Branching Route.
You need to unlock this Branching Route on Snowfields (Day) to head through the snow wall.
|2||Enlarge||Throw an Illumina Orb at the Crabominable and have it wake up the Abomasnow.|
|3||Enlarge||Take a photo of Froslass as it appears in the snowstorm.|
|4||Enlarge||Take the Branch Route that Froslass passes through.|
|5||Enlarge||Throw an Illumina Orb at the Jynx found above the Avalugg.|
|6||Enlarge||Take a photo of Suicune as soon as it appears.|
|Pokemon By Type|
|Pokemon By Classification|
|List of Legendary Pokemon||List of Illumina Pokemon|
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