How to Clear A Casual Gesture Request Walkthrough | New Pokemon Snap (Switch)

This is a guide to completing A Casual Gesture, 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 A Casual Gesture, as well as the reward!

A Casual Gesture Map and Request Information

General Info

Course Beach (Night) Lv. 2
Target Pokemon New Pokemon Snap OctilleryOctillery
Quest Giver Rita
How to Unlock ・After your first expedition in Beach (Night)
Request Text ・“Have you ever seen Octillery scratch its head? It only does it rarely, so it's hard to catch on camera.”

Course and Map Information

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Beach (Night) Walkthrough: List of Pokemon and How to Unlock

How to Clear A Casual Gesture

Don't take the branching patch

In order to clear A Casual Gesture, you need to head to the Northern part of the stage, so don't take the branching path whenever it appears.

Wait for Octillery to flinch

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A Seviper will apporoach the Octillery. This will scare Octillery and cause it to flinch, so wait for that.

Throw an Illumina Orb at the Crystalbloom

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As soon as the Octillery flinches, throw an Illumina Orb at the nearby Crystalbloom. After doing this, Octillery will shoot ink out to shoot the Seviper away.

Zoom in and wait for Octillery to scratch its head

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After the Seviper leaves, Octillery will walk forward, and then scratch its head. Zoom in advance to get the photo at the right time (the burst function is useful if you have unlocked it). A photo of Octillery scratching its head will complete the request.

Reward for Clearing A Casual Gesture

Rita (Similing)

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Clearing this request will reward you with the Rita (Smiling) Profile Icon.

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3 Anonymous7 days

Seviper only shows up there from Level 2, but the challenge can be completed on Level 1 in the way described below.

2 Anonymous8 days

Same as Goonties, I’ve never had the Seviper show up. However, Octillery will always shoot its ink after you hit the Crystabloom, and then will scratch its head. Doesn’t look like the Seviper is required.

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