New Pokemon Snap - Sweltering Sands - Pokemon List

New Pokemon Snap - Sweltering Sands - Pokemon List

calendar_todayPosted on 6th May 2021

Below you can find a list of all the Pokemon available in Sweltering Sands Course in New Pokemon Snap. This guide also includes the Day and Night versions of the course. Check further below to see a list of Diamond Pokemon we've caught in this area.

Sweltering Sands - Pokemon List

Day Night
Max Level: 4 Max Level: 3

Research Level & EXP
Level 1-2: 30,000 EXP
Level 2-3: 50,000 EXP
Level 3-4: 60,000 EXP
Level 4: MAX

Research Level & EXP
Level 1-2: 30,000 EXP
Level 2-3: 100,000 EXP
Level 3 MAX

Pokemon
  • Skorupi
  • Heliolisk
  • Pinsir
  • Cacnea
  • Vivillon
  • Mandibuzz
  • Magikarp
  • Hippowdon
  • Torchic
  • Tyranitar
  • Flygon
  • Lycanroc
  • Trapinch
  • Onix
  • Silicobra
  • Kangaskhan
  • Minior
  • Scorbunny
  • Vivillon

Other

  • Crystalbloom
Pokemon
  • Skorupi
  • Trapinch
  • Cacnea
  • Sandshrew
  • Onix
  • Lycanroc
  • Kangaskhan
  • Mandibuzz
  • Minior
  • Magikarp
  • Silicobra
  • Flygon
  • Tyranitar
  • Hippowdon
  • Vivillon

Other

  • Crystalbloom

Sweltering Sands Maps

Sweltering Sands - Day - Complete Map

Sweltering Sands - Night - Complete Map

See our New Pokemon Snap Complete Maps guide.

Pokemon Diamond Star List

Getting a Pokemon to Diamond Star is the best rank available for a Pokemon. The below lists shows whether you can get a Diamond snapshot of a Pokemon in that level.

You can change the Research Level of a course when you select it by pressing the X button on your Nintendo Switch.

Check out the New Pokemon Snap Photodex for a list of all Pokemon.

Pokemon 1 Star 2 Star 3 Star 4 Star
Skorupi
Skorupi
  Day (Lv 2) Night (Lv 2)  
Heliolisk
Heliolisk
  Day (Lv 2)    
Pinsir
Pinsir
       
Cacnea
Cacnea
      Day (Lv 2)
Vivillon
Vivillon
       
Mandibuzz
Mandibuzz
Day (Lv 2) Night (Lv 2)    
Hippowdon
Hippowdon
       
Torchic
Torchic
       
Trapinch
Trapinch
Night (Lv 2)   Night (Lv 2)  
Sandshrew
Sandshrew
       
Onix
Onix
  Night (Lv 1) Day (lv 2)  
Lycanroc
Lycanroc
       
Kangaskhan
Kangaskhan
Night (Lv 1) Night (Lv 2) Night (Lv 2)  
Minior
Minior
       
Silicobra
Silicobra
       
Flygon
Flygon
  Night (Lv 2)    
Tyranitar
Tyranitar
  Day (Lv 2) Day (Lv 2)  

Key Sweltering Sands Interactions

In New Pokemon Snap, there are variety of different Pokemon you can take pictures of, with different ranks and ratings. You will need to use all the tools available to you in order to get the perfect shot and some of them can be easy to miss when doing a run-through of a course.

We highly recommend you complete the New Pokemon Snap main story before you try to get all the snaps, as you will unlock lots of useful features like Turbo Mode and Burst Mode that can make capturing specific shots of Pokemon a lot easier.

Sands (Day)

  • You will come across a Tornado with three Crystalblooms surrounding it. Use Illumina Orbs light up the Crystalblooms and the Tornado will disappear, revealing Flygon.
  • You can get 4 star Cacnea picture when he is spinning inside the Tornado in the first area.

Sands (Night)

  • As soon as a Trapinch jumps out of the ground, you can snap him for 3 Diamond stars in mid-air.
  • Throw a Flufffruit for Kangaskhan and snap him dancing for 2 diamond star.
  • At the end of the level Minor will sprinkle star dust, get the 4 star picture here.
  • Sleeping Onix can get you 2 diamond star.
  • Capture a picture of Flygon waking up from a Fluffruit being thrown at him for 2 diamond star.

Alternative Sweltering Sands

You can unlock various alternative routes in New Pokemon Snap courses, leading you to find brand new Pokemon and get those unique diamond snaps. To unlock these routes, you will have to perform a variety of tasks:

Sweltering Sands (Day)

Swletering Sands - Alternative Route (Day)

  • Reach Level 2 on Sands (Day) and as you approach the second area you can go to the right of the small lake.

Sweltering Sands (Night)

Sweltering Sands - Alternative Route (Night)

  • Reach Level 2 on Sands (Night) and as you approach the second area you can go to the left of the small lake.

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