Balance of Force

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Balance of Force
Identifier: North 2-5
Area: Flooded Valley
Puzzle Type: Main
Previous Puzzle: Wellspring
Next Puzzle: Reconnaissance

Balance of Force is the fifth main puzzle in the Flooded Valley area of The Talos Principle 2.

Puzzle elements


As you enter the puzzle, You find an accumulator in front of you. There is a little room to the right, blocked by a purple barrier, and a hexahedron in front. There is a blue emitter inside the room. The room leads to another passage on the right, where you find a blue receiver which controls access to the progress wheel. Back on the left, there is an angled fan pointing at the third room in the back, which is separated by a blue door. There are pressure plates on either side of the door. In the back room is a blue receiver which turns on the other fan, which is pointed back at the first room. There is also a ladder that leads back out.


A basic hint:

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Since the name of the puzzle is Balance of Force, you have to figure out a way to get two opposing forces to act upon something.

If you're having trouble getting started:

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Remember that laser beams can pass through purple walls.

If your equipment keeps falling off:

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Hexahedrons provide a stable base for other equipment.

If you are colliding with equipment:

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There is a ladder in the inner room, you don't have to collide.

A list of major objectives:

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Charge the accumulator. Get both the hexahedron and the accumulator to the back room. Set up the accumulator for success.