Question Block

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Question Block
Identifier: South 2-Δ1
Area: Verdant Canyon
Puzzle Type: Lost
Previous Puzzle: Step and Release
Next Puzzle: Stowaway

Question Block is a lost puzzle in the Verdant Canyon area of The Talos Principle 2.

Puzzle elements


When you enter the puzzle, you find yourself in the large open room. On the left is a gravshifter standing on a gravity surface. There is another gravity surface above you on the left side, as well as some on the ground. There is a pressure plate nearby, connected to a fan. On the other end of the room is another room that is blocked half by a blue door and half by a purple barrier. There is a pressure plate inside that opens the blue door. There is one gravity surface on the floor, and two gravity surfaces on the top of the room, one of which has a hexahedron stuck to it. The progress wheel is visible behind some grates, and there is a gravity surface above the progress wheel.


A basic hint:

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Since the name of the puzzle is Question Block, you will have the do the same type of action that Mario does when he tries to activate a Question block, at some point.

If you're having trouble getting started:

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Remember that when you point a gravshifter at a gravity surface, it creates a gravity well that pulls things towards that surface. Use this to obtain the hexahedron.

If you're not sure what the objective of the puzzle is:

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You need to obtain the hexahedron in the small room, as well as be able to create a gravity well above the progress wheel.

A list of major objectives:

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Obtain the hexahedron outside. Push the hexahedron back inside. Bring the gravshifter inside. Jump.

Trivia and glitches

  • The name of this puzzle is likely a reference to Question blocks from the Mario franchise.