In Resident Evil 4 Remake, there are puzzles in almost every chapter. Some of them allow you to access valuable items, while others are necessary to progress through the story. In this guide, we will look at all the puzzles present in the game, indicating their location and solution.
Hex Emblem Puzzle
Around the middle of the chapter near the Abandoned Factory, you will find a door with a hexagonal recess. To open it, you need a six-sided emblem, which is located in the Valley. Insert this key into the lock, and then turn it once to the left and turn it over. As a result, the gate will open. A detailed walkthrough of the puzzle is presented in our separate guide.
After entering the Village Chief's Mansion, you will find a padlock with a combination. To find the right combination, you will need to examine the book lying on the bedside table in the hallway of the upper floor. The correct character sequence is: crop, boar, and baby.
Crystal ball puzzle
Having obtained a crystal ball in the headman's house, return to the second floor and look for a door with a recess in the far corner. Place the “key” in it and start rotating it so that a dragonfly pattern appears on the screen. We have detailed how to solve both puzzles in a separate guide. Note that as a reward you will receive a key with a symbol that you will need later.
Symbol puzzles in the chapels
When exploring the Lake, you will need to get heretic heads and blasphemer by solving puzzles with symbols in two chapels. You can find signs on the walls of buildings and caves – they are written in yellow paint. If you are too lazy to memorize them, then just look at the ready-made solutions in the pictures below.
Obtaining the heads and placing them on the altars in the Cave with a pattern, you will receive the Church Emblem, which is necessary to open the gates in the Church. We told more about this riddle in a separate article.
Puzzle with hexagonal parts and a pedestal
In several locations in the Village, you can find three hexagon pieces: A, B and C. After that, they need to be placed on a stone plinth and rotated correctly to get a solid picture:
- On a simplified or normal level: rotate 1 once left side and 1 time top side.
- On hardcore or pro: turn right side 2 times, left side 2 times and top side 1 time.
As a reward, you will receive a Corrupted Idol, which you can sell to a merchant for a tidy sum of money – 15,000 pesetas. In a separate guide, we showed the location of all the details and the pedestal.
The puzzle with the mosaic in the church
When you get to the church, you will first need to find the blue regulator knob and insert it into the control panel. Then start recreating the mosaic on the round showcase to get the image shown in the second screenshot below. A detailed solution to the puzzle is presented in our other article.
Puzzle with swords and paintings on the wall
When exploring the Treasury in the castle, you will need to find iron, gold, bloody and rusty swords, and then correctly insert them into the paintings on the walls. The correct order is:
- Warrior – iron sword;
- King – golden sword;
- Warrior smashing the enemy – bloody sword;
- The sword on the grave is a rusty sword.
As a result, you will open a new passage, and you can continue with the main mission . We have analyzed this riddle in detail in a separate guide.
Puzzle with gongs of animals
While exploring the castle, sometimes you will come across gongs depicting various animals. You will need to shoot them or interact with them to solve the puzzles.
You will encounter the first such puzzle in Chapter 7 while searching for the bloody sword needed to solve the previous puzzle. On the gate you will find the desired sequence: deer, eagle and snake. To activate the sign of the deer, you must first pull the handle to the left of the gate. Other gongs hang behind bars.
The second puzzle is also in the seventh chapter. Just like last time, you need to shoot the gongs in the correct order: dragon, snake. To find the snake, you need to use the chandelier and move to the other side. The gong you need is behind the iron bars.
The third riddle awaits you in the ninth chapter when playing as Ashley. You will encounter her in the Shrine. You will need to pull the ropes to ring the gongs in the correct sequence: bird, snake, dragon and deer.
At the same time, parasites in knightly armor will constantly hunt for you. You will be able to temporarily stop them by shining a lamp at them, found in the Library. By ringing the gongs correctly, you will open a passage leading to the Salazar Family Crest.
The Mystery of the Lithographic Plates
In the Binding Shop you will need to find three lithographic plates (A, B and C), and then correctly place them in the specified location. The correct order is as follows:
- Left – red helmet;
- Top – red shield;
- Right – sword in a square;
< li>Lower – armor in a hexagon.
The exact location of the plates and a detailed solution to the puzzle is presented in our separate guide. Solving the riddle will unlock a new passage.
Scarlet Lantern Puzzle
Progressing through the eighth chapter, you will find a closed passage and a statue missing something. You will need to find the Scarlet Lantern for her. You can pick up this item from the leader of the cultists, located near the Wine cellar and wearing a red robe.
After dealing with the enemy, take the lamp, and then insert it into the statue to open a new passage that will allow you to go further.
Maze puzzle in the Courtyard
< p> Once in the Courtyard, you will need to go through the maze, finding three levers and raising all the flags. The location of all levers is shown in our separate manual. By solving this riddle, you will finally be able to get inside the main building.
Headless Statue Puzzle
After entering the Main Hall and up the stairs, you will find a headless chimera statue. To solve the puzzle with her, you will need to find the heads of a lion, a snake and a goat, located in the Armory, Dining Room and Gallery, respectively. In a separate article, we described in detail how to get these items.
Dining room chair puzzle
To get the snake head, you will need to go to the Dining Room and take the correct places at the table with Ashley. To select the right chairs, you should examine the paintings hanging on the walls. In short, the president's daughter should sit next to an incomplete set of cutlery, and Leon next to a bottle of wine. We covered this puzzle in detail in a separate guide.
Library clock puzzle
After taking control of Ashley, you will need to correctly set the time on the large clocks installed in two different places in the Library. The solution depends on the selected difficulty level:
- Easy and normal difficulty – 11:04
- Professional and hardcore difficulty – 7:00
We have covered the solution to this puzzle in detail in a separate guide. By setting the correct time on both clocks, you will be able to enter the Shrine.
The lamp puzzle in the Shrine
At the end of the ninth chapter, you will enter the Shrine as Ashley. There you will need to place the lamps correctly in order to open the grate and get the Salazar Family Crest. The correct combination is shown below:
- To the right of the grid is a star;
- To the left of the grid is a waning moon;
- Behind the crypt is a full moon.
We covered this puzzle in more detail in a separate guide. After obtaining the indicated item, you will be able to continue progressing through the main plot of the game.
Electronic lock puzzle in the Breakout Room
In the northern part of the Breakout Room, you can find a terminal, opening the door, behind which there is a key card of the 1st access level. If the electronic lock is de-energized, then you will first need to power it up by turning the lever in the southern area of the location.
As for solving the terminal puzzle, it depends on the chosen difficulty level. The pictures below show both options. You can read more about this in our separate guide.
Easy and medium
Hardcore and professional
Freezer terminal puzzle< /h3>
First, redirect the energy to the left side of the building, and then go into the Freezer and solve the new terminal puzzle. Here, too, depending on the chosen level of difficulty, there will be different options for solving the puzzle. As a result, you will receive an LE5 machine gun. We told you more about the passage of this segment in a separate guide.
Light and medium
Hardcore and professional
Overwrite terminal puzzle
In the incubation lab, you will need to interact with the overwriting terminal to obtain a Level 3 Access Key Card. To do this, you will first need to get an adjustable wrench, having received a biosensor sight and having dealt with a special monster. In a separate guide, we described in detail how to do this.
The terminal puzzle in the Garbage Recycling
In the indicated location, you will first need to redirect the energy to the left part of the building and then interact with the terminal in the north room. The solution to the puzzle will depend on the selected difficulty level. We have covered this in detail in a separate guide.
Light and medium
Hardcore and professional
These are all the puzzles and puzzles that you can encounter in Resident Evil 4 Remake. We hope that the information provided will help you quickly solve them to advance the story or get treasures.