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

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

Reef (Evening) Map and How to Unlock

How to Unlock Unlocked after completing the game.

Expedition Points Per Level

Lv. 1→Lv. 2 50,000
Lv. 2→Lv. 3 90,000
Lv. 3→Max Lv. N/A

Reef (Evening) List of Pokemon

List of Pokemon

Pokemon
Minimum Research Level
New Pokemon Snap WingullWingull
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap DrifblimDrifblim
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap InkayInkay
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap ClamperlClamperl
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap PrimarinaPrimarina
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap RaichuRaichu
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap SquirtleSquirtle
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap BlastoiseBlastoise
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap LaprasLapras
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap MantineMantine
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap WailordWailord
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap MareanieMareanie
Lv. 1
New Pokemon Snap VivillonVivillon
Lv. 2
New Pokemon Snap VaporeonVaporeon
Lv. 2
New Pokemon Snap ManaphyManaphy
Lv. 2

How to Raise Your Research Level

Pokemon Locations

Pokemon Where to Find
New Pokemon Snap ClamperlClamperl
  • The first Clamperl can be found being carried away by a Drifblim near the two Wailords.
  • A group can be found in the main path.
  • On the alternate route, you can find another group on the rocks to your right.
New Pokemon Snap WailordWailord
  • Two Wailords can be found in the middle of the course.
New Pokemon Snap WingullWingull
  • You can find a group of Wingulls flying near the first Crystabloom at the start of the course.
  • A single one can also be found flying near the whirlpool area.
New Pokemon Snap VivillonVivillon
  • The first Ocean Pattern Vivillon can be found by illuminating the second Crystabloom near the whirlpool.
  • Many Vivillons appear on the left of the Wailord area.
New Pokemon Snap VaporeonVaporeon
  • You can find Vaporeon swimming at the start of the course.
  • If you throw an Illumina Orb at it, the Pokemon will surface on one of the rocks and you can feed it with a Fluffruit.
  • If you lit up the first two Crystablooms near the starting point and played the Melody on the blue hole, a Vaporeon will jump out and follow you until it sinks down.
  • The Vaporeon will then surface on the area with the Clamperls and a Mareanie near the exit point.
  • If you took the alternate route, you need to throw an Illumina Orb at the Crystabloom in between the two rocks for Vaporeon to surface in the area.
New Pokemon Snap SquirtleSquirtle
  • You can find two Squirtles on one of the rocks near the starting point.
  • Another pair can only be found near the alternate route if Blastoise emerges from the whirlpool.
  • A third Squirtle appears in the alternate route only after hitting it into the whirlpool.
New Pokemon Snap PrimarinaPrimarina
  • Primarina can be found in the middle of the course right after the two Wailords.
New Pokemon Snap MareanieMareanie
  • Mareanie can be found underwater in the main path, next to some Clamperls.
New Pokemon Snap MantineMantine
  • You can find a pair of Mantine as you approach the two Wailords.
  • Another Mantine appears only after throwing an Illumina Orb at a swimming Pirmarina.
New Pokemon Snap LaprasLapras
  • A group of Lapras can be found in the alternate route.
New Pokemon Snap InkayInkay
  • A group of Inkay only appears after throwing Illumina Orbs at the first two Crystablooms. This causes the Wailord to sink down and for the Inkays and Manaphy to appear.
New Pokemon Snap DrifblimDrifblim
  • You can find a group of Drifblims near the Wailord area.
  • A single Drifblim can be found on the main path floating near the Clamperls.
  • Another one can also be found hovering near the alternate route.
New Pokemon Snap BlastoiseBlastoise
  • A Blastoise appears only after throwing multiple Illumina Orbs at the whirlpool.
  • You can find it again hiding in its shell near the alternate route.
New Pokemon Snap RaichuRaichu
  • A surfing Raichu appears at the start of the course.
  • Another Raichu can be found near the two Wailords.
New Pokemon Snap ManaphyManaphy
  • You can find Manaphy, along with some Inkay, after throwing Illumina Orbs at the first two Crystablooms.
  • Another can also be found in the alternate route. Throw Illumina Orbs at the two Lapras and play the Melody to have this Pokemon appear on the water.

Reef (Evening) Alternate Routes

Alternate Route 1 - Wailord Area

New Pokemon Snap - Reef (Evening) Alternate Route 1

Branch route changes depending on the camera direction

Once you have Research Level 2, you can change the route in the area near the two Wailords. Point your camera to the right to head towards the Wailords while pointing to the left leads you to the area with a group of Drifblims.

Alternate Route 2 - Near the Rocks

New Pokemon Snap - Reef (Evening) Alternate Route 2

Default Route Left
Alternate Route Right

Near the end of the course, you can scan the area to find a branching route near the rocks. Going to this branching route leads you to an area with a group of Lapras.

Reef (Evening) Requests

Request Name How to Clear
Drifting DrifblimDrifting Drifblim
Research Lv. 1 or higher
Throw Illumina Orbs at the two Drifblim near the Wailord. Wait for one of them to inflate its head and take the photo.
Drifting Drifblim Walkthrough
The Dancing SongstressThe Dancing Songstress
Research Lv. 1 or higher
Throw an Illumina Orb at the swimming Primarina and take a photo of it jumping out of the water.
Reward:
Monitor: Rita
The Dancing Songstress Walkthrough
Practice Makes PerfectPractice Makes Perfect
Research Lv. 1 or higher
Capture a photo of Raichu performing a 360° spin.
Practice Makes Perfect Walkthrough
Round and RoundRound and Round
Research Lv. 1 or higher
Throw a Fluffruit at the Squirtle standing on the rock, and a Wingull will knock it into the water. Take a picture of it while it is being sucked into the whirlpool.
Round and Round Walkthrough
Whirlpool Blast OffWhirlpool Blast Off
Research Lv. 1 or higher
Throw Illumina Orbs at the whirlpool and take a photo of Blastoise as it blasts off.
Reward:
Comic 5
Whirlpool Blast Off Walkthrough
Take One  PleaseTake One, Please
Research Lv. 1 or higher
Throw a Fluffruit and the farthest Lapras at the Branching Route and take a photo of it eating the fruit.
Reward:
Ocean Sunset
Take One, Please Walkthrough
A Mighty Rolling LeapA Mighty Rolling Leap
Research Lv. 2
Reach the area with the two Mantine on Reef (Evening) at Research Level 2. Run a scan and take a photo of Mantine jumping high in the sky.
Reward:
Heart 3
A Mighty Rolling Leap Walkthrough
MareanieMareanie's a Meanie
Research Lv. 1 or higher
Throw Fluffruits on the rocky area with two Clamperl and a Drifblim. Take a photo once Mareanie appears and attacks the Clamperl.
Reward:
Character: Todd
Mareanie's a Meanie Walkthrough
Voracious VaporeonVoracious Vaporeon
Research Lv. 2
Take a photo of Vaporeon eating a Fluffruit once it appears on the ground.
Voracious Vaporeon Walkthrough
Myth of the SeaMyth of the Sea
Research Lv. 2
Capture a photo of Manaphy swimming with some Lapras.
Myth of the Sea Walkthrough

LenTalk Guide and List of Requests

Reef (Evening) Crystablooms

Crystabloom Where to Find
Crystabloom 1 You can find this Crystabloom on your right when you start the course. Activating this along with the second Crystabloom will make one of the Wailords sink down, allowing Manaphy and some Inkay to appear in its place.
Crystabloom 2 This Crystabloom can be found on the left of the whirpool. Throwing an Illumina Orb at it causes an Ocean Pattern Vivillon to appear. If this was activated along with the first Crystabloom, you can find Manaphy and some Inkay in Wailord's place.
Crystabloom 3 On the alternate route, look behind to find this Crystabloom in between the two islands.
Crystabloom 4 On the main path, look to your left to find this Crystabloom next to two Clamperls.

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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