A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: How to Solve the Cipher Block Puzzle

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A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the encryption block puzzle

In Wuthering Waves, “A Free Meal II” is a side quest, in during which you have to solve a puzzle with a magnetic cube and encryption blocks, correctly placing the key repeaters, and also deal with the patrolmen. If you have difficulties receiving and completing this task, then study our guide.

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Walkthrough of the quest “A Free Meal 2” in Wuthering Waves

How to start the task

You can take on this mission after completing the previous task in the chain “Free Food 1”. Next, you need to wait 2 in-game days – you can go about your business or just skip the time through the main menu (click on the clock icon in the lower right part, and then click on the inscription “2 day later” and select any period of time). The corresponding quest should then automatically appear in your quest log.

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the encryption block puzzle

 A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the cipher block puzzle

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the cipher block puzzle

You'll need to head southeast of the Distribution Center, where you'll find Minghu activating a distress signal near a body of water. Chat with him, then agree to follow the soldier. Approach the car ahead, which will trigger a new cutscene.

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: How to Solve the Cipher Block Riddle

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A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the cipher block puzzle

How to solve the magnetic cube puzzle

After talking with the other prisoner and “Minhu”, you will need to remove the protection from the detention cell. To do this, you will need to give your partner orders by pressing the “F” key so that he brings the magnetic cube to the blue illuminated area. To do this, select the following commands:

  1. Attack right
  2. Attack forwards
  3. Attack forwards

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the puzzle with encryption blocks

After solving the puzzle and removing the laser barrier, go down and talk to the masked man. Then run forward and start climbing up, following the quest signs. Approach the weapon box and watch a short cutscene. Next, deal with the group of patrolmen.

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A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: How to Solve the Cipher Block Riddle

Keep Investigating

After dealing with the enemies, climb to the very top of the ladder and approach the door. Watch another cutscene. Once in the new cave, turn into the steel cabin on the right to pick up the contents of the two chests. Then continue following the quest signs until you find yourself in a spacious room.

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A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the puzzle with encryption blocks

Deal with the next enemies in red and talk to the people behind bars. Go back and start solving the cipher block puzzle.

Solving the cipher block puzzle

To solve this riddle, you need to find four key repeaters and place them correctly on the pads to fully illuminate them. To do this, some of them will need to be turned in certain directions.

First key repeater

Use the Sensor to see the location of the first key repeater or just look at the screenshot below. Grab it by pressing the “T” key (if you can't grab it, then open the gadgets menu and select Levitator), and then bring it to the encryption blocks near the laser barrier and place the device (left mouse button) in the place shown in the second image below.

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the encryption block puzzle

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how solve the puzzle with encryption blocks

Second Key Repeater

Pick up the next mechanism, go to the encryption blocks and turn it twice (“E” key) so that it can fill the space in the shape of the letter “L”. The second picture below shows where it needs to be placed.

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the encryption block puzzle

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the puzzle with encryption blocks

The third key repeater

It stands on an iron container. Take it and get close to the red lasers. There, install the device in the block shown in the second picture below so that it fills all the pads in the shape of the letter “L”.

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Fourth key repeater

You can find him next to the cell where the prisoners you talked to earlier are sitting. Take it and go to the last unfilled blocks. Turn the key twice and then install it in the marked location. As a result, you will solve the puzzle and open the passage. Plus, you will have the “Set off the Fireworks” achievement unlocked.

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Get the key to the detention cell and open the gate

Proceed to the new room and deal with the three guards in red. This will automatically give you the key. Now return to the prisoners in the previous room and open the cell to release them outside.

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: How to Solve the Cipher Block Riddle

A Free Meal 2 in Wuthering Waves: how to solve the encryption block puzzle

Go to the console nearby and use it to call the elevator. Deal with the enemy, and then launch the elevator to rise to the upper level. Start running forward, dealing with opponents along the way. Then exit the cave and fight the mini-boss Fractsidus Executioner: Guardian.

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This enemy is very mobile and capable of dealing considerable damage, so take your most pumped up fighters . Having dealt with it, watch the final video, after which you will receive your reward: 300 Union EXP, 20 Astrite, 10,000 credits, 2 advanced resonance potions and 2 advanced energy cores. In addition, you will unlock the “Nothing is Free” achievement.

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