How to Clear Cutting Moment Request Walkthrough | New Pokemon Snap (Switch)

This is a guide to completing Cutting Moment, a request in New Pokemon Snap (Pokemon Snap 2) for the Nintendo Switch. Here you can find what kind of photo you need, and how to take it, in order to clear Cutting Moment, as well as the reward!

Cutting Moment Map and Request Information

General Info

Course Jungle (Day) Lv. 2 or higher
Target Pokemon New Pokemon Snap AipomAipom
Quest Giver Phil
How to Unlock ・After your first time taking the alternate Jungle route
Request Text ・“Check it out! This Aipom just sliced throguh the grass like PCHOW! I just wish I'd been a little quicker with the shutter...”

Course and Map Information

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Jungle (Day) Walkthrough: List of Pokemon and How to Unlock

How to Clear Cutting Moment

Take Alternate Path Through the Swamp

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To go through the alternate route at the swamp, you must first toss an Illumina Orb at the first Crystabloom of the course. The Crystabloom will reveal footprints which you can scan to take the alternate route.

Toss an Illumina Orb at Aipom

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As you go through the alternate route, some Aipom will come running through and one of them will momentarily stop at the path. Toss an Illumina Orb at that Aipom.

Take a Photo as Aipom Cuts the Grass

Aipom Cutting Grass.jpg

The Aipom will get close to the grass and cut it with its tail. Take a photo of the Aipom as it cuts the grass to complete the request.

Reward for Clearing Cutting Moment


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Phil is a profile icon obtained after completing the Cutting Moment request and can be used to customize your profile.

How to Unlock All Profile Icons

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