Closed Off

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Closed Off
Identifier: West 2-7
Area: Anthropic Hills
Puzzle Type: Main
Previous Puzzle: Ascent
Next Puzzle: Backwards

Closed Off is the seventh main puzzle in the Anthropic Hills area of The Talos Principle 2.

Puzzle elements


When you enter this puzzle, you find a small set of rooms.

  • Immediately to your right is a blue door that is currently held open by a blue activator already connected to a blue emitter.
  • To the front is a small room blocked off by a blue door. Inside is a jammer and another blue emitter. Opposite the blue door of the room is a window that looks into the third room.
  • To the left is the third room. It has an angled fan that is pointed at the progress wheel, which is set on top of a short pedestal.


A basic hint:

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Since the name of this puzzle is Closed Off, you have to manage multiple doors in close quarters. You cannot be afraid of doors closing behind you.

If you're having trouble getting started:

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The first objective is to obtain the jammer.

The penultimate step:

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You have to gather all your equipment in the final room.

If you're unable to move the jammer:

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Notice that there are two blue emitters. Feel free to move around the source of energy for the activator between the two to make it self-sustaining.

If you're unable to open the door to the jammer:

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Remember that activator bubbles pass through most types of barriers, including concrete walls.