How to Clear Myth of the Cave Request Walkthrough | New Pokemon Snap (Switch)

This is a guide to completing Myth of the Cave, 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 Myth of the Cave, as well as the reward!

Myth of the Cave Map and Request Information

General Info

Course Cave Lv. 3
Target Pokemon New Pokemon Snap DiancieDiancie
Target Pokemon 2 New Pokemon Snap CarbinkCarbink
Target Pokemon 3 New Pokemon Snap MawileMawile
Quest Giver Rita
How to Unlock ・After reaching Research Level 3 in Cave and researching all areas in the Lental region
Request Text ・“I think I caught a flash of pink light near all those big crystals. But maybe I just imagined it?”

Course and Map Information

Myth of the Cave Map 2.jpg
Cave Walkthrough: List of Pokemon and How to Unlock

How to Clear Myth of the Cave

1. Head to the Branching Route

New Pokemon Snap - Diancie 4 Star Step 1Enlarge

Start Cave at Research Level 3. Proceed through the course and head to towards the Branching Route.

2. Throw Ilumina Orbs at the Carbink and Mawile

New Pokemon Snap - Diancie 4 Star Step 2Enlarge

Look below and throw Illumia Orbs at the two Carbink and the Mawile.

3. Get a Photo of Diancie Raising its Hands Up

New Pokemon Snap - Diancie 4 Star Step 3Enlarge

After throwing the Illumina Orbs, look to your right to find Diancie emerging from one of the stalactites.

Throw an Illumina Orb at Diancie and take a photo of it raising its hands up with its eyes closed to complete the request.

Reward for Clearing Myth of the Cave

Accessory 10

New Pokemon Snap - Myth of the Cave Reward

Completing this request will reward you with the Accessory 10 sticker.

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Clefairy by Moonlight Sound Asleep Anger Outlet
Hydreigon Berserk! Having a Goodra Time Look My Way
Fur Standing On End Myth of the Cave


3 Anonymous5 days

>>2 Yes, that seems to have been it! Tried it again after completing the story and it works now.

2 Crimson7 days

Have you completed the story yet? I have tried numerous times as well and that is my only explanation as I haven't progressed further.

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