Cave Walkthrough: List of Pokemon and How to Unlock | New Pokemon Snap (Switch)

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This guide will cover all of the Pokemon that can be found in Cave of Outaway Cave in New Pokemon Snap (Pokemon Snap 2) for the Nintendo Switch, as well as how to unlock the level. Pokemon found in each research level of Cave, as well as unlock conditions and more can be found here.

Cave Map and How to Unlock

Cave Lv. 1Enlarge

How to Unlock Unlocked after reaching Research Level 2 on Snowfields (Night).

Expedition Points Per Level

Lv. 1→Lv. 2 35,000
Lv. 2→Lv. 3 Currently Unknown.
Lv. 3→Max Lv. 70,000

Cave List of Pokemon

Research Level 1

New Pokemon Snap MagikarpMagikarp New Pokemon Snap BearticBeartic New Pokemon Snap BraviaryBraviary New Pokemon Snap GlalieGlalie
New Pokemon Snap CrobatCrobat New Pokemon Snap JoltikJoltik New Pokemon Snap CarbinkCarbink New Pokemon Snap GengarGengar
New Pokemon Snap CroagunkCroagunk New Pokemon Snap SableyeSableye New Pokemon Snap RampardosRampardos New Pokemon Snap GeodudeGeodude

Research Level 2

New Pokemon Snap VivillonVivillon New Pokemon Snap MagikarpMagikarp New Pokemon Snap BearticBeartic New Pokemon Snap BraviaryBraviary
New Pokemon Snap GlalieGlalie New Pokemon Snap CrobatCrobat New Pokemon Snap JoltikJoltik New Pokemon Snap CarbinkCarbink
New Pokemon Snap GengarGengar New Pokemon Snap NoibatNoibat New Pokemon Snap CroagunkCroagunk New Pokemon Snap DrifloonDrifloon
New Pokemon Snap SableyeSableye New Pokemon Snap RampardosRampardos New Pokemon Snap MawileMawile New Pokemon Snap GeodudeGeodude
New Pokemon Snap ClefairyClefairy

Research Level 3

New Pokemon Snap VivillonVivillon New Pokemon Snap BraviaryBraviary New Pokemon Snap CrobatCrobat New Pokemon Snap JoltikJoltik
New Pokemon Snap CarbinkCarbink New Pokemon Snap GengarGengar New Pokemon Snap NoibatNoibat New Pokemon Snap CroagunkCroagunk
New Pokemon Snap DrifloonDrifloon New Pokemon Snap SableyeSableye New Pokemon Snap RampardosRampardos New Pokemon Snap MawileMawile
New Pokemon Snap GeodudeGeodude New Pokemon Snap HydreigonHydreigon New Pokemon Snap JolteonJolteon New Pokemon Snap DiancieDiancie
New Pokemon Snap GoodraGoodra New Pokemon Snap PumpkabooPumpkaboo New Pokemon Snap ClefairyClefairy

How to Raise Your Research Level

Cave Branching Routes

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Branching Route 1 - Noibat Area

New Pokemon Snap - Branching Route 1

Research Level Lv. 3

Upon reaching Research Level 3, you can following two Noibats as they enter an alternate route to the cave. Look for the two Noibats as you descend down and then run a scan to head towards this Branching Route.

Branching Route 2 - Alternate Forest Path

New Pokemon Snap - Cave Branching Route 1

Research Level Lv. 3

Reaching this Branching Route requires following a few steps. See the table below to learn how to unlock this branching route!

How to Unlock Branching Route 2

1 New Pokemon Snap - Branching Route 2 Step 1Enlarge Start this course at Research Level 3. Proceed thorugh the course and head towards the first branching route.
2 New Pokemon Snap - Branching Route 2 Step 2Enlarge Throw Illumia Orbs at the two Carbink and the Mawile.
3 New Pokemon Snap - Branching Route 2 Step 3Enlarge Wait for Diancie to show up and throw an Illumina Orb at it.
4 New Pokemon Snap - Cave Branching Route 2 Step 4Enlarge Look for the Mawile on top of a rock near the crystals and run a scan to proceed through the branching route.

Branching Route 3 - Rimstone Formation

New Pokemon Snap - Branching Route 3

Research Level Lv. 3

Reaching this Branching Route requires following a few steps. You need to follow the Hydreigon and wake up the two sleeping Crobats to unlock this path.

See the table below to learn how to unlock this branching route!

How to Unlock Branching Route 3

1 New Pokemon Snap - Cave Branching Route 3 Step 1Enlarge Start this course at Research Level 3 and follow the Hydreigon as you descend down the cave.
2 New Pokemon Snap - Cave Branching Route 3 Step 2Enlarge Look to your upper left and throw an Illumina Orb at the sleeping Crobat
3 New Pokemon Snap - Cave Branching Route 3 Step 3Enlarge Look to your upper right and play the Melody at the sleeping Crobat.
4 New Pokemon Snap - Cave Branching Route 3 Step 4Enlarge As you reach the area with a Rampardos, run a scan and head to the branching route.

Cave Ancient Ruins

New Pokemon Snap - Cave Ancient Ruins
Start this course at Research Level 2. Head to the Branching Route and reach the area with a small jungle. Look right and run a scan to find the ancient ruins.

All Ancient Ruin Locations

Cave Requests

Request Name How to Clear
Crobat Touches DownCrobat Touches Down Research Lv. 1 or 3 Feed Crobat a Fluffruit while it is on the ground.
Crobat Touches Down Walkthrough
Joltik AdjoinedJoltik Adjoined Research Lv. 3 Lure Joltik to Jolteon and let it ride on its back.
Joltik Adjoined Walkthrough
Take a Good  Hard LookTake a Good, Hard Look Research Lv. 2 or higher Take a photo of Geodude climbing the cave wall.
Take a Good, Hard Look Walkthrough
Gem RoyaltyGem Royalty Research Lv. 3 At the entrance of the last area, throw Illumina Orbs behind the leftmost rock formation for a Vivillon to appear. Restart if it doesn't show up. Next, throw Illumina Orbs at the Carbink on the ruins area. Play the melody for Diancie to show up and throw an Illumina Orb at it. Take a photo of the Carbink reacting to Diancie's pink energy attack.
Gem Royalty Walkthrough
Gengar the PranksterGengar the Prankster Research Lv. 1 or higher Lure Gengar to the sleeping Croagunk with Illumina orbs then snap a photo of Gengar scaring Croagunk.
Gengar the Prankster Walkthrough
NoibatNoibat's Refined Palate Research Lv. 2 or higher Snap a photo of Noibat before it eats a fluffruit.
Reward:
Glasses 4
Noibat's Refined Palate Walkthrough
The Biggest Pumpkaboo of AllThe Biggest Pumpkaboo of All Research Lv. 3 Throw Illumina orbs at the 4 Pumpkaboos throughout the course in order to encounter and snap a photo of the Super Size Pumpkaboo in the final area after the giant crystals.
Reward:
Compass Profile Icon
The Biggest Pumpkaboo of All Walkthrough
Croagunk ChorusCroagunk Chorus Research Lv. 3 Hit the three Croagunk with fluffruits in the correct order while playing the Melody to make them float.
Reward:
Professor Mirror (Smiling) Profile Icon
Croagunk Chorus Walkthrough
Drifloon Puffed UpDrifloon Puffed Up Research Lv. 3 Make Drifloon puff up by tossing an Illumina Orb at the Crystabloom.
Reward:
Todd's Wristband
Drifloon Puffed Up Walkthrough
Clefairy by MoonlightClefairy by Moonlight Research Lv. 3 Light the crystabloom where three Clefairy gather then use Melody to make them dance in the air.
Clefairy by Moonlight Walkthrough
Sound AsleepSound Asleep Research Lv. 2 or higher Snap a photo of the sleeping Sableye on the route that leads to the giant crystals.
Reward:
Glasses 5
Sound Asleep Walkthrough
Anger OutletAnger Outlet Research Lv. 1 or 3 Snap a photo of Ramparados headbutting Gengar's portal.
Reward:
Speech Bubble 6
Anger Outlet Walkthrough
Hydreigon Berserk!Hydreigon Berserk! Research Lv. 3 Take a photo of Hydreigon eating Fluffruit from the water.
Hydreigon Berserk! Walkthrough
Having a Goodra TimeHaving a Goodra Time Research Lv. 3 Light up the crystabloom near Goodra and snap a photo of Goodra celebrating.
Reward:
Rita (Heart-Eyes) Profile Icon
Having a Goodra Time Walkthrough
Look My WayLook My Way Research Lv. 3 Have Diancie calm Mawile then throw a fluffruit at it.
Reward:
Rita's Bag Profile Icon
Look My Way Walkthrough
Fur Standing On EndFur Standing On End Research Lv. 3 Lure Jolteon to Pumpkaboo and make Jolteon use Discharge with an Illumina orb.
Fur Standing On End Walkthrough
Myth of the CaveMyth of the Cave Research Lv. 3 Capture a photo of Diancie raising its hands up with its eyes closed.
Reward:
Accessory 10
Myth of the Cave Walkthrough

LenTalk Guide and List of Requests

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

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