Monster Hunter World Iceborne Lynian Research Locations

In Seliana, you are going to come across a Lynian Researcher at the entrance to the Round Table Room in Monster Hunter World Iceborne, who is going to provide you with a quest of completing 20 Lynian Research Request. He is going to provide you with a camera and ask you to take 20 photos for him to accomplish the Fledgling Observer and Outstanding Observer trophy/achievement. This guide will focus on helping you find the location of these Monster Hunter World Iceborne Lynian Research requests.

Iceborne Lynian Research Locations

There are certain conditions of taking these pictures like some pictures can only be taken at a certain time and some can only be taken in specific weather. For some photos, your Grimalkyne faction should be high too.

Below is a list of all the locations where you are going to find the photos to complete your challenge

Ancient Forest
A Keen Sense of Smell: In the Ancient Forest, climb the tree in the Bugtrappers camp and take the photo of the Bugtrapper.

Keeping Up the Pace: Again, you are supposed to climb a tree in area 6 where you are going to take a photo of the felines running in a group.

The Leaf Boat: You have to take a Bugtrapper along with you to a place where the water is deep enough for him to drown. He will use a leaf boat in order to cross along the water and you have to take a picture of it.

Grimalkyne Under a Chilly, Wet Roof: Level up the Bugtrapper to level 7 and then wait for the rainy season. Stand two of them under a leaf as an umbrella and take pictures of them in either area 4 or 6.

Wildspire Waste
Itchy Ears: Go to the Protectors’ lair near area 15 camp where you will find an animal scratching its ear. Take its pictures.

The Grimalkyne’s Out of the Bag: In one of your camps, your Palico will start digging inside your bag. Make sure you have a protector with you at this time as he will be observing the Palico until it comes out of your bag. The protector will get a little scared and you will click a picture of him.

Day Training: In the daylight, you have to take a picture of two protectors fighting with each other in either area 6 or 9.

Coral Highlands
Hello There!: In the Troupers Lair in area 11, they will greet each other with their swords. You have to take a picture of them while they are performing these moves.

Taming the Wildlife: In the daylight of clear weather take a picture of a Trouper taming a Shamos in either area 3 or 8.

The Sound of Success: In the night time, take a picture of the Troupers practicing their gig in area 3, 9 or 12.

Rotten Vale
Air Pollution: Take a plunderer into any polluted area with yellow mist and take a picture of him while he is coughing.

Polished to a Sheen: In area 15, in the Plunderer’s lair, take a picture of him while he sits on top of a cliff and cleans his weapon.

A Big Catch: Once you have unlocked the ability of Plunderers trapping a large monster by reaching level 3 unity with them, mount a monster so they trap it in areas 1,8 or 9 and take a picture of them.

Eat or be Eaten: In the night time while the acid rain is pouring down, take a picture of a plundered catching a fish in either area 12 or 15.

Elder’s Recess
Let’s Dance!: Area 16, in the Gajalaka lake, take a picture while they are dancing.

Big Bang Attack: As a monster tries to attack you, have a Gajalaka throw a bomb at him and take a picture of him while doing this.

Flight of the Gajalaka: In the daylight, take a picture of a Gajalaka using a rope to hang onto a Barnos in area 1,8 or 11.

Hoarfrost Reach
Popo Pecking Order: Take a picture when you see a Boaboa on top of Popo either in area 2 or 7.

Ready, Aim, Fire!: Once you reach Unity Level 3 with the Boaboa tribe, you will unlock the ability to harpoon first. Check in the map where harpooning can be done. When you mount a monster, a Boaboa on a cliff will catch it with their harpoons. Take a picture of them trapping it. Do it in area 6, 11 or 14.

Skinny Dipping: In the night time, during the blizzard, take a picture of a Boaboa having an in hot springs in area 2 or 17.

After clicking all these pictures, you will acquire the trophy/achievement “Outstanding Observer”.