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

Ruins Map and How to Unlock

How to Unlock Unlocked after reaching Research Level 1 on Illumina Spot (Outaway Cave).

Expedition Points Per Level

Lv. 1→Lv. 2 40,000
Lv. 2→Lv. 3 50,000
Lv. 3→Max Lv. 40,000

Ruins List of Pokemon

List of Pokemon

Pokemon
Minimum Research Level
New Pokemon Snap HoundoomHoundoom
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap EldegossEldegoss
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap NatuNatu
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap SalanditSalandit
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap NoivernNoivern
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap WoobatWoobat
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap SigilyphSigilyph
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap BeheeyemBeheeyem
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap GolurkGolurk
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap JirachiJirachi
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap AbsolAbsol
Lv. 2
New Pokemon Snap ChandelureChandelure
Lv. 2
New Pokemon Snap VivillonVivillon
Lv. 3
New Pokemon Snap MagikarpMagikarp
Lv. 3
New Pokemon Snap UmbreonUmbreon
Lv. 3

How to Raise Your Research Level

Pokemon Locations

Pokemon Where to Find
New Pokemon Snap VivillonVivillon
  • A group of Vivillons only appear after lighting all the Crystablooms inside the ruins. Look behind you near the exit point to find these Pokemon flying towards you.
New Pokemon Snap MagikarpMagikarp
  • Magikarp appears only after throwing multiple Fluffruits in the well where the Woobat also appears.
New Pokemon Snap HoundoomHoundoom
  • Houndoom appears as soon as you start this course.
  • Another one can be found as you enter the hole leading to the ruins.
New Pokemon Snap EldegossEldegoss
  • You can find a group of Eldegoss near the Ancient Ruins at the starting point.
  • Another group can be found on one of the statues inside the ruins.
  • A single Eldegoss can be found on the last statue inside the ruins.
New Pokemon Snap NatuNatu
  • A Natu can be found at the Ancient Ruins area. Throw a Fluffruit on the ground to have it descend from the cliff on the leftside of the area.
  • At Research Level 3, you can find a group of Natus huddled together near the second statue inside the ruins.
  • Another Natu can be found perched on top of a Golurk near the exit point.
New Pokemon Snap SalanditSalandit
  • You can find the first Salandit as you enter the ruins. At Research Level 3, you need to move the Noivern out of the way for this Pokemon to emerge from its hiding spot.
  • A group of Salandits appear at the Crystabloom between the two rocks near the Steelix statue inside the ruins.
New Pokemon Snap NoivernNoivern
  • Noivern appears in the hole leading to the ruins.
  • Inside the ruins, throw a Fluffruit on the ground with scratch marks and wait for Noivern to swoop down to get the fruit from the Salandit.
New Pokemon Snap SigilyphSigilyph
  • You can find Sigilyphs as you descend down the ruins.
  • Another group can also be found near the exit point.
New Pokemon Snap BeheeyemBeheeyem
  • Many Beheeyems appear inside the ruins.
New Pokemon Snap GolurkGolurk
  • You can find many Golurks inside the ruins.
  • At Research Level 3, look above the Ancient Ruins to see two Golurks flying in the sky.
New Pokemon Snap AbsolAbsol
  • At Research Level 3, you can throw a Fluffruit on the ground and play the Melody to have Absol appear on a cliff west of the Ancient Ruins.
  • *You can also find this Pokemon inside the ruins.
New Pokemon Snap WoobatWoobat
  • As you enter the ruins, look to your left to find a well. Throw Fluffruits at it for the Woobats to come out.
  • Look to your left as you head inside the ruins to find two Woobats clinging to the large pillar in the middle of the area.
New Pokemon Snap ChandelureChandelure
  • You can find the Chandelure hovering around as you descend to the ruins.
New Pokemon Snap JirachiJirachi
  • Jirachi appears at the Ancient Ruins near the starting point at Research Levels 2-3. You also need to complete the story first for this Pokemon to appear.
  • Inside the ruins, you can find it sleeping on top of the Steelix statue.
  • If you activated all Crystablooms in the ruins and threw an Illumina Orb to wake Jirachi up, it will appear and fly around on the alternate route.
New Pokemon Snap UmbreonUmbreon
  • As you enter the ruins, throw a Fluffruit at the Noivern to move it away. Wait for the Salandit to emerge and an Umbreon will soon follow.
  • Umbreon appears again inside the ruins. Thrown an Illumina Orb at it multiple times to have it interact with the Absol.

Ruins Alternate Routes

Alternate Route 1 - Elevator of Light

New Pokemon Snap - Ruins Alternate Route 1

Research Level Lv. 2

The branching route in Ruins requires following some steps. You need to light all six crystablooms near the statues inside the ruins to enter this branching route.

If done correctly, a pillar of light appears near the exit point and you will automatically head to this path and unlock the Illumina Spot at Outaway Cave.

Ruins Ancient Ruins

New Pokemon Snap - Ruins Ancient Ruins
You can find the ancient ruins in the area with the flying Eldegoss near the beginning of this course.

All Ancient Ruins Locations

Ruins Requests

Request Name How to Clear
HoundoomHoundoom's Breather
Research Lv. 2 or higher
Wait for the Houndoom just to the left of the ruins to stretch and yawn, then snap a picture of it doing so.
Houndoom's Breather Walkthrough
Blowing SeedsBlowing Seeds
Research Lv. 3
Throw a fluffruit at the ruins to bring out Natu. Hit it with a fluffruit after the Eldegoss lands on the ground. When Natu runs toward Eldegoss, get a photo of Eldegoss casting its seeds.
Blowing Seeds Walkthrough
Just Perching HereJust Perching Here
Research Lv. 1
Throw a fluffruit at the ancient ruins. Natu will come out and sit on top of the Fluffruit. Snap a photo of it sitting on the fruit.
Reward:
Rita's Hairpin
Just Perching Here Walkthrough
A White PokemonA White Pokemon
Research Lv. 3
Feed a fluffruit to the Houndoom a little after the start. Play the Melody for the Absol on the cliff. When it comes down, give it a fluffruit and snap a photo.
A White Pokemon Walkthrough
SalanditSalandit's Battle Plan
Research Lv. 3
Throw a fluffruit onto the Salandit claw marks in the final room. Get a picture of Salandit attacking the Noivern that glides in to try and take the fruit.
Reward:
Effect 8
Salandit's Battle Plan Walkthrough
Gracefully GlidingGracefully Gliding
Research Lv. 1 or higher
Throw a fluffruit onto the Salandit claw marks in the final room. Get a picture of Noivern as it glides in.
Reward:
Rita's Shoe
Gracefully Gliding Walkthrough
The Mysterious HeartThe Mysterious Heart
Research Lv. 1 or higher
Throw 5 fluffruit into the well so that Woobat emerge and fly forward. Snap a photo of them stopped at the wall with heart markings on it in the next room.
Reward:
Todd's Camera
The Mysterious Heart Walkthrough
A Break between PatrolsA Break between Patrols
Research Lv. 3
When entering the large room with the stone statue in the center, look to the left, and get a photo of the sleeping Sigilyph.
Reward:
Todd (Smiling)
A Break between Patrols Walkthrough
Drowsing BeheeyemDrowsing Beheeyem
Research Lv. 2 or higher
Take a picture of the Beheeyem that looks like it is sleeping in the air behind the Golurk.
Reward:
Star 5
Drowsing Beheeyem Walkthrough
Two GolurkTwo Golurk
Research Lv. 2 or higher
Throw fluffruit at the two Beheeyem. Then throw an illumina orb at the Golurk near the Volcarona statue. When another Golurk flies in, get a picture of them both (focused on the flying one)
Reward:
Character: Phil
Two Golurk Walkthrough
Groovy ChandelureGroovy Chandelure
Research Lv. 3
Throw an illumina orb at the Chandelure you encounter in the large room of the ruins. When you encounter the same Chandelure later along the path, feed it a fluffruit. After it finishes eating, throw an illumina orb at it and play the melody, then snap a photo of it dancing.
Groovy Chandelure Walkthrough
Fading into the ShadowsFading into the Shadows
Research Lv. 3
After entering the ruins, play the melody to make the Noivern move. When it does, throw a fluffruit to the left to make Salandit come out. When it calls Umbreon over, snap a picture of Umbreon.
Fading into the Shadows Walkthrough
Myth of the RuinsMyth of the Ruins
Research Lv. 2 or higher
Capture a photo of Jirachi in a praying pose.
Myth of the Ruins Walkthrough

LenTalk Guide and List of Requests

Ruins Crystablooms

Crystabloom Where to Find
Crystabloom 1 You can find this Crystabloom to your left as you approach the Ancient Ruins.
Crystabloom 2 Near the Ancient Ruins, look above and to your right to find this Crystabloom on a cliff.
Crystabloom 3 Inside the ruins, you can find this Crystabloom next to the Meganium statue.
Crystabloom 4 This Crystabloom is found beside the Wishiwashi statue inside the ruins.
Crystabloom 5 You can find this Crystabloom in between the two rocks near the statue in the ruins.
Crystabloom 6 You need to throw Illumina Orbs at the Eldegoss to move them away and reveal the Crystabloom near the Volcarona statue.
Crystabloom 7 Throw an Illumina Orb at the Golurk to move it away and reveal the Crystabloom.
Crystabloom 8 You can find this Crystabloom in the middle of the area with the other Crystablooms.

All Crystabloom 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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