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"Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon" Poké Finder Upgrades and Locations Guide

"Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon" Poké Finder Upgrades and Locations Guide

A nifty side-feature of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is the ability to snap photos of Pokémon with the Poké Finder. With your Rotom Dex’s added ability to fire up its Poké Finder interface, you are able to capture precious Pokémon moments and share them with the world.

The Poké Finder can be upgraded to unlock new features as you take photos of the various Pokemon species living in the region of Alola. For each island, there are several spots where you can take the best Pokémon photos for your own satisfaction and glory.

This guide exists to give you a run-through of the Poké Finder upgrades and help you locate all the best spots to take Pokémon snaps in the region of Alola. Now go play the game and snap-all-you-want with the Poké Finder!

All Poké Finder Upgrades

The Poké Finder has five versions in total. Each version unlocks new features that enables you to take better pictures of Pokémon. By going around the region of Alola and snapping all kinds of Pokémon, you garner points that you can use to fully upgrade your Poké Finder and make unlock all of its features.

Version NumberFunctionHow To Obtain

1

Basic Poké Finder

Claim it from the Hau'oli City Tourist Center on Melemele Island

2

Zoom

Garner 1,500 Poke Finder Points

3

Enhanced Zoom

Garner 10,000 Poke Finder Points

4

Maximum Zoom

Garner 100,000 Poke Finder Points

5

Calling Feature that Draws Pokemon Attention to You

Garner 1,500,000 Poke Finder Points

Melemele Island

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Hau’oli Cemetery

The location is in front of the last tombstone on the topmost right corner of the area.

DayNight

Fufrou

Gastly

Pikipek

Zubat

Hau’oli City Beachfront

The photo shoot spot is on the sandy beach area next to the staircase and near a red car and a male swimmer.

DayNight

Drifloon (Rare)

Murkrow

Pelipper

Pelipper

Wingull

Wingull

Hau’oli City Shopping District

It's by the crack on the concrete wall next to the Alola Tourist Bureau.

DayNight

Pikachu

Alolan Meowth

Rockruff

Growlithe

 

Dunsparce

Kala’e Bay

It's by the boulder barriers on the eastern water strip of the bay. You will need a Lapras or Sharpedo Ride Pokémon in order to reach the said location.

Day Night

Alolan Dugtrio

Alolan Dugtrio

Corsola

Corsola

Slowpoke

Slowpoke

Smoochum

Smoochum

Melemele Meadow

The spot is situated on the western outcrop strip of the meadow. It's at the dead end of the said outcrop.

DayNight

Cutiefly

Flabebe

Flabebe

Floette

Floette

Oricorio

Oricorio

 

Akala Island

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Brooklet Hill

The photo shoot area is by the boulder and wooden fence overlooking the waterfalls on the first land strip you get to after surfing on the lake.

DayNight

Dewpider

Politoed

Politoed

Poliwag

Poliwag

Psyduck

Psyduck

Surskit

Lush Jungle

It's beside the ledge made of soil near the grassy area of the northwestern corner of the jungle.

DayNight

Bounsweet

Comfey

Comfey

Fomantis

Goodra (Rare)

Goodra (Rare)

Kecleon

Kecleon

Paras

Morelull

Paniola Ranch

The photo shoot spot is by the wooden fence at the exit area of the ranch and entrance to Route 5.

DayNight

Eevee

Eevee

Espeon

Lillipup

Lillipup

Mareep

Mareep

Umbreon

Pikachu Valley

It's by the river overlooking the waterfall on the valley.

DayNight

Pikachu

Pikachu

Route 8

It's just outside the Aether Foundation trailer right on its side.

DayNight

Bewear

Alolan Rattata

Crabrawler

Bewear

Yungoos

Crabrawler

Royal Avenue

The photo shoot area is at the bottom corner of the circular flower park of the avenue.

DayNight

Butterfree

Jigglypuff

Jigglypuff

Oricorio

Wela Volcano Park

It's by the end of the cliff overlooking the volcanoes. You will be passing the most charming Seismic Sister and an Ace Trainer before you reach the said area.

DayNight

Cubone

Cubone

Fletchling

Magby

Magby

Salandit

Talonflame

 

Salandit

 

Ula'ula Island

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Blush Mountain

It's in front of the fence beside the Geothermal Power Plant on Blush Mountain.

DayNight

Dedenne

Dedenn

Elekid

Elekid

Magneton

Magneton

Porygon-Z

Porygon-Z

Togemaru

Togemaru

Mount Hokulani

It's on the cliff overlooking the mountain and across the golfer wearing a red shirt.

DayNight

Beldum

Beldum

Elgyem

Clefable

Metang

Clefairy

 

Elgyem

 

Magnezone (Rare)

 

Metang

Mount Lanakila

It's on a branching corner on the right side of the path leading to the Pokémon League.

DayNight

Absol

Froslass (Rare)

Glalie

Sneasel

Vanillish

Vanillish

Vanillite

Vanillite

Route 13

The photo shoot spot is by the rocky ledge between the entrance to Haina Desert and the Motel on the route.

DayNight

Flygon (Rare)

Flygon (Rare)

Gible

Gible

Sandile

Sandile

Trapinch

Trapinch

Thrifty Megamart (Abandoned Site)

It's right beside some pile of big boxes near the middle area of the Thrifty Megamart (Abandoned Site). The spot is also near the cashier counters.

DayNight

Gastly

Gastly

Gengar

Gengar

Haunter

Haunter

Mimikyu

Mimikyu

Shuppet

Shuppet

Ula’ula Meadow

It's on the first wooden plank corner of the meadow leading to straight to Route 17. The said wooden plank is overlooking a pond to the west side of the area.

DayNight

Floette

Ariados

Florges

Floette

Ledian

Florges

Oricorio

Oricorio

Poni Island

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Poni Coast

The photo shoot spot is on a rocky outcrop next to a big rock that can be smashed by a Tauros Ride Pokemon on the coast.

DayNight

Bewear

Bewear

Fearow

Fearow

Lickitung

Lickitung

Poni Meadow

It's on the northwestern corner of the entrance area of the meadow. It's right beside the big tree across the female Ace Trainer and the Probopass.

DayNight

Dragonite (Rare)

Dragonite (Rare)

Oricorio

Mismagius

Ribombee

Oricorio

Vast Poni Canyon

The photo shoot area is right in the middle of the wooden bridge on the canyon where Lillie mustered all her courage to cross it alone in the main story.

DayNight

Gigalith

Gigalith

Hakamo-o

Hakamo-o

Jangmo-o

Jangmo-o

Lucario (Rare)

Lucario (Rare)

Mienshao

Mienshao