Sands (Night)

Unlock Requirement: Complete Sands (Day)

Requirements for Research Level
Level 2: 30,000 XP
Level MAX: 100,000 XP

As the sun sets and most Pokémon fall asleep, other, smaller Pokémon come out and start their day.

Sands (Night)

Alternate Paths

Oasis Path

Unlock Level: Level 2

This path is originally blocked in Level 1, but from Level 2 it is automatically opened up and gives an alternate path around the Oasis, matching the default path of Sands (Day)

Sweltering Sands - Oasis Path


Complete Research Map

Sands (Night) Research Map

List of Pokémon Available in Sweltering Sands at Sands (Night)

Skorupi

Skorupi at Sands (Night) Skorupi can be seen at the start of the stage. There are two Skorupi that will walk up a hill at the start of the stage towards the Silicobra. Another will get hit by the Orange Core Minior as it comes flying down
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Trapinch

Trapinch at Sands (Night) Three Trapinch can be seen at the start of the stage. They will start walking but will eventually fall asleep

In the righthand Oasis path, a Trapinch can be found half in the sand.

In the left-hand patch, two Trapinch can be found sleeping in the crater with Flygon

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Sandshrew

Sandshrew at Sands (Night) Sandshrew can be found rolling around in the first part of the stage. If you hit it with a fluffruit while it is rolling, it will jump out for a special photo.

Right path of the Oasis will see a Sandshrew getting chased by a Lycanroc Midnight Form. Then, when you get into the Minior area, one will play with a Minior Red Core

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Kangaskhan

Kangaskhan at Sands (Night) A Kangaskhan can be seen at the start of the stage staring up at the stars. Another one can be found sat by the Oasis. If you manage to free the Red Core and Orange Core Minior, they will fly over to the Kangaskhan at the Oasis and put her at ease, allowing her to play with her baby or, if you are nearby enough to through Fluffruit, feed her offspring. Both are 4 star interactions
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Lycanroc (Midnight Form)

Lycanroc (Midnight Form) at Sands (Night) Lycanroc Midnight Form can be found around the Oasis. They are more territorial than their counterparts but will walk around. In Level 1, they will refuse Fluffruit but Level 2 will have them eat it. One on the right hand path will chase a Sandshrew that rolled out of the cave. On the lefthand path, another will be patrolling the craters. If you activate the Crystabloom and lure it to Tyranitar, a fight will break out for a 3 star photo
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Magikarp

Magikarp at Sands (Night) Magikarp can be found by throwing a fluffruit into the Oasis
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Hippowdon

Hippowdon at Sands (Night) Hippowdon can be found sleeping in this stage. One can be found by the Oasis. Then, in the left path you will find two more sleeping by the craters

In the right path, you will find one sleeping under a sandfall

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Cacnea

Cacnea at Sands (Night) Two Cacnea can be found rolling down the hill near the start of the level. In the Onix area, another can be found walking around
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Minior

Minior at Sands (Night) Three Minior Meteorite Form can be found embedded in the sand early on in the stage, many detectable only by scanning. If you let it go using Illumina Orbs, it will immediately fly off. Another Meteorite Form will fall in the part where there are three Crystablooms. If you hit all three so they are lit up at the same time, it will come flying down. It will need you to hit the nearby Crystabloom to be dragged out of the sand. Another hidden Meteor Form will be in the sand nearby.

If you scan right to the bottom right when you start and release the Minior, then release two hidden in the dunes behind Trapinch, then two more hidden by the big rock to your right, then one poking out by the dune with Kangaskhan on, then one more next to Silicobra, then restore the one that hits Skorupi and the two that come down from th Crystabloom, a formating of Minior will fly through the Oasis for a 4 star photo

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Minior (Red Core)

Minior (Red Core) at Sands (Night) If you light up all three Minior Core, a Red Minior will fly down alongside it, but will need use of Illumina orbs to bring it out.

When you are in the Onix part of the stage, the cores will slam down to the ground and come out of their shell. They often need a landing bed through use of Illumina Orbs to get them to land. The Red Core at the start will just float around and can be interacted with. Another Red Core and subsequent other cores will start to fall out. The ones to the right of the exit will then have a meteor shower

If you scan right to the bottom right when you start and release the Minior, then release two hidden in the dunes behind Trapinch, then two more hidden by the big rock to your right, then one poking out by the dune with Kangaskhan on, then one more next to Silicobra, then restore the one that hits Skorupi and the two that come down from th Crystabloom, a formating of Minior will fly through the Oasis for a 4 star photo

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Minior (Blue Core)

Minior (Blue Core) at Sands (Night) The Blue Core will come down close to a rock pillar but will be unable to float out by itself. If you use an Illumina Orb, it will float upwards by itself

If you scan right to the bottom right when you start and release the Minior, then release two hidden in the dunes behind Trapinch, then two more hidden by the big rock to your right, then one poking out by the dune with Kangaskhan on, then one more next to Silicobra, then restore the one that hits Skorupi and the two that come down from th Crystabloom, a formating of Minior will fly through the Oasis for a 4 star photo

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Minior (Green Core)

Minior (Green Core) at Sands (Night) The Green Core will come down to the right of the exit and immediately start creating a meteor shower with the other Minior

If you scan right to the bottom right when you start and release the Minior, then release two hidden in the dunes behind Trapinch, then two more hidden by the big rock to your right, then one poking out by the dune with Kangaskhan on, then one more next to Silicobra, then restore the one that hits Skorupi and the two that come down from th Crystabloom, a formating of Minior will fly through the Oasis for a 4 star photo

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Minior (Orange Core)

Minior (Orange Core) at Sands (Night) Early on in the stage, a Minior will slam down and hit a Skorupi. It will be stuck in the sand but can be lured out with Illumina Orbs.

In the Onix area, the Orange Core will come down to the right of the exit and immediately start creating a meteor shower with the other Minior.

In the left hand area, an Orange Core Minior will sometimes fly down by Tyranitar if you throw an Illumina Orb at it

If you scan right to the bottom right when you start and release the Minior, then release two hidden in the dunes behind Trapinch, then two more hidden by the big rock to your right, then one poking out by the dune with Kangaskhan on, then one more next to Silicobra, then restore the one that hits Skorupi and the two that come down from th Crystabloom, a formating of Minior will fly through the Oasis for a 4 star photo

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Minior (Indigo Core)

Minior (Indigo Core) at Sands (Night) The Indigo Core will come down to the right of the exit and immediately start creating a meteor shower with the other Minior

If you scan right to the bottom right when you start and release the Minior, then release two hidden in the dunes behind Trapinch, then two more hidden by the big rock to your right, then one poking out by the dune with Kangaskhan on, then one more next to Silicobra, then restore the one that hits Skorupi and the two that come down from th Crystabloom, a formating of Minior will fly through the Oasis for a 4 star photo

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Minior (Violet Core)

Minior (Violet Core) at Sands (Night) The Violet Core will come down to the left of the area if you have brought all the Minior out of the ground up to that point. It will then create a shower with the other Minior

If you scan right to the bottom right when you start and release the Minior, then release two hidden in the dunes behind Trapinch, then two more hidden by the big rock to your right, then one poking out by the dune with Kangaskhan on, then one more next to Silicobra, then restore the one that hits Skorupi and the two that come down from th Crystabloom, a formating of Minior will fly through the Oasis for a 4 star photo

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Minior (Yellow Core)

Minior (Yellow Core) at Sands (Night) The Yellow Core will come down to the right of the exit and immediately start creating a meteor shower with the other Minior

If you scan right to the bottom right when you start and release the Minior, then release two hidden in the dunes behind Trapinch, then two more hidden by the big rock to your right, then one poking out by the dune with Kangaskhan on, then one more next to Silicobra, then restore the one that hits Skorupi and the two that come down from th Crystabloom, a formating of Minior will fly through the Oasis for a 4 star photo

Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Mandibuzz

Mandibuzz at Sands (Night) Mandibuzz is found around the Oasis just standing and watching. If you hit it with a Fluffruit, it will anger and fly off
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Onix

Onix at Sands (Night) Onix can be found sleeping in the area on the righthand path but will be woken up by the Minior and can be woken by Illumina Orbs. If you see one far away, hit it with an Illumina Orb and it will jump into the air and into the ground
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 1

Silicobra

Silicobra at Sands (Night) Silicobra can be found sleeping on the sand dunes near the start. Once you have hit it with a Fluffruit, it will dive down into the sand. It can then be found embedded in the sand opposite the Minior Crystablooms. If you knock it up there, then it will appear near the Oasis. If you lure Lycanroc to it, it will jump out and attack Lycanroc for a 4 star picture, afterwards it'll be angry with a 3 star picture. Another can be found under a rock formation in the Minior part of the stage
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 2

Tyranitar

Tyranitar at Sands (Night) Tyranitar can be found sleeping by a crater in the left hand side of the stage. It will be hidden by a twister but if you hit the nearby Crystabloom, it will come out. You can lure Lycanroc over to it for a fight for another 4 star photo
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 2

Flygon

Flygon at Sands (Night) Flygon can be found in the first crater following the left Oasis route. It can be awakened with Fluffruit and Illumina Orbs. If it's hit by an Illumina Orb, it will fly around in an aerobatic style to shake the energy off. It will then return to the Trapinch in the crater
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 2

Vivillon (Sun Pattern)

Vivillon (Sun Pattern) at Sands (Night) Vivillon Sun Pattern is a rather complex Pokémon to find. To get it, you need to go down the right path and throw Fluffruit at the Lycanroc repeatedly until they all go away. If you then hit the Crystabloom by the Oasis, the Sun Pattern Vivillon will spawn by the Oasis. If you hit the Sandshrew rolling in the first area with a fluffruit, then a pair will come before you activate the Crystabloom. It is a 3 star photo
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 2

Vivillon (Savanna Pattern)

Vivillon (Savanna Pattern) at Sands (Night) Vivillon Savanna Pattern is a rather complex Pokémon to find. To get it, you need to go down the right path and throw Fluffruit at the Lycanroc repeatedly until they all go away. If you then hit the Crystabloom by the Oasis, the Savanna Pattern Vivillon will spawn behind you. If you hit the Sandshrew rolling in the first area with a fluffruit, then a pair will come before you activate the Crystabloom. It is a 4 star photo
Minimum Research Level: Research Level 2

Missions in Stage

Do note, you need to have received the Research Mission before you can complete it.

Mission Unlock
Roll and Stop Roll and Stop Get a picture of Sandshrew having been stopped from rolling by throwing a Fluffruit at it
Hide-and-Seek in the Desert Hide-and-Seek in the Desert Get a picture of Trapinch hiding in the area by the Oasis
Kangaskhan's Parenting Kangaskhan's Parenting Get a picture of Kangaskhan feeding its child by calming it by releasing two Minior over to it
Rainbow Meteor Shower Rainbow Meteor Shower Get a picture of all seven Minior at once. Some will require getting help out of the sand with scans, Illumina Orbs and Illumina Orbs. There are 10 Minior to restore in the entrance area to get this. They will fly overhead the Oasis
Revenge of Silicobra Revenge of Silicobra Get a picture of Silicobra retaliating against Lycanroc

Crystabloom Locations

That's a Voluca Island crystabloom. Even in such a hot, dry environment, they bloom bright and vibrant as ever. They also seem to have properties similar to those found in minerals.

Crystabloom 1

Sweltering Sands - Crystabloom

You can find a trio of Crystabloom towards the start of the stage. If you hit all three, then two Minior will fly in to the area

Crystabloom 2

Sweltering Sands - Crystabloom

This Crystabloom is found towards the end of the left path and is by a Twister. Activate it and it will summon a Tyranitar

Crystabloom 3

Sweltering Sands - Crystabloom

This Crystabloom is found in the right path on the rockface

Crystabloom 4

Sweltering Sands - Crystabloom

This Crystabloom is found in the middle of the Oasis. If you light it up, then the Oasis will glow

Crystabloom 5

Sweltering Sands - Crystabloom

This Crystabloom is found to the right as you go down the sandfall